Posts Tagged ‘social’

Celebrating Two Lesser-Knowns of Expressionism

Written by Val Castronovo on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit

The Jewish Museum celebrates their “synergy” with a new show This fall, the Jewish Museum casts a spotlight on Lee Krasner (1908-1984) and Norman Lewis (1909-1979), two lesser-known artists from the abstract expressionist period, in an exquisite show of some 40 works that runs until February 1, 2015. Titled “From the Margins: Lee Krasner/Norman Lewis, [&hellip
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The (Social) Road Not Taken

Written by Jeanne Martinet on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

jeanne And Why We Want to Know What It Looks Like “Are you free tonight?” asked my friend Laura. Unfortunately, I was not. “Shoot,” I said. “I’m sorry. Why?” “Oh, too bad … I wanted to ask you to come to this really fun outdoor movie night in Brooklyn. Bob and the kids are out of [&hellip
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The Last Minute Invite

Written by Jeanne Martinet on . Posted in Editorial, Lifestyle, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

jo Is it healthy spontaneity or social laziness? It can be a wonderful thing—that phone call that comes like a wish fulfilled when you don’t have plans, you don’t feel like working and you are deep in the doldrums. Suddenly, there is a friend’s voice saying, “I have tickets to a show tonight, are you by any chance free?” And voilà! Your evening [&hellip
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