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‘Subway Art’

I was a little too excited when the 2nd Avenue Subway opened on New Year’s Day. But to understand why, you need to have lived on the Upper East Side for the past 6 years, with its constant construction, drilling and dust, and covered-up structures. But I soon became excited for another reason – the art. […]

Featured, Music

Exhibitionism – The Rolling Stones

One of my favourite ever quotes is Keith Richards describing Mick Jagger as “a mixture of James Brown and Maria Callas” (said while talking to NPR’s Terri Gross in 2010), and it’s a phrase that stuck with me after venturing into the Stones exhibition that’s come to NYC from their hometown of London. Exhibitionism doesn’t just center on the […]

Featured, Film

Patriots’ Day on the Big Screen

Monday night the HBO doc on the Boston Marathon bombings aired, and on the same night I got to see the Hollywood version of the story, made by Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg, the third of their recent movies together (following Lone Survivor and Deepwater Horizon). It hones in on the bombings – how they were carried out, and the […]