Restaurants focusing on feasts for the eyes to sell dining experiences
Ishida struck a balance between the two with more classic pieces, such as the custom-made, low-back, white-vinyl banquette, which contrasted with contemporary accents in the form of large abstract paintings featuring vibrant hues and bold brushstrokes ...
April 4, 2015
Cheeky Teeth at Stave Sessions
“Partita” is a playful, contemporary take on the Baroque suite of the same name, but this play on genre is deceptively simple and masks a conceptually nuanced blurring of stylistic boundaries that reflects a contemporary musical eclecticism without ...
March 20, 2015
Daniel Arsham's CAC exhibit contemplates the future through our past
From broken guitars to shattered clocks, Daniel Arsham's 'Remembering the Future' exhibit features a large pile of ashen-looking modern objects meant to represent our future and the objects we would leave behind today. (/ Madison ...
March 29, 2015
Peer Inside the Stunning William Duquette House in Glendale
To the right of the entry—paneled in lush fiddleback mahogany—is a long open space with a cast-concrete fireplace encircled by glass so that it appears to float in space. Eames chairs and side tables form a conversation area. Along one wall a George ...
March 24, 2015
An Iranian Artist Recalls Her Life in New York and Tehran
Born in 1924 in the ancient Persian city of Qazvin — the daughter of a reformist battling the mullahs to open the country to the rest of the world — she grew up in an old house with stained glass, wall paintings, and nightingales. In New Years ...
Cheap Eats 2015: Breakfast and Brunch
MILK GLASS MARKET - IMAGE: jenniferplitzko.co. Tags: Cheap Eats 2015, Instead of staring askance at the clock while you wait for your order, spend your time perusing the shop's tiny retail portion, where you might find fine teas nestled next to ...
March 18, 2015
Tustin residents rally to rescue The Jabberwocky, one of the city's oldest ...
Margaret Pottenger has owned The Jabberwocky building in Old Town Tustin since 1959. Residents launched a crowdfunding campaign to help restore the historic structure, which nearly burned to the ground in 2011.JEFF GRITCHEN, STAFF ...
March 12, 2015
I have always loved reading. When I was in grade school, while all my classmates were playing tag or hide-and-seek during lunch break, I’d always find myself inside the library, sitting cross-legged on the floor of the Fiction section, reading children’s books. When everyone else was struggling with poem recitation, I memorized Trees by Joyce Kilmer. There has always been something about those rhymes and stops, the words used that, at first thought, don’t make sense. At a young age, although I don’t understand everything I read, poetry has always left me feeling calm. Through the years, poetry has evolved. From a language with certain rules and counts, nowadays, we are being introduced to contemporary poems which, in my opinion, are easier to relate with and understand. Although some would say that it has lost the glamour of those written back in the days, I think it still has the luster we are all looking for when it comes to expression. I believe a good poem is one which makes you feel, which changes you in one way or another, and not just impresses you. In celebration of International Poetry Day, I have compiled here some of my favorite poems, those that hit me every single time and I never get tired of reading. to allot each person exactly one hundred. and sixty-seven words, per day. without saying hello.
The 91-year-old Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian misses New York, where she lived in the late '40s and into the '50s and again after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. She returned to Tehran ten years ago, to reopen her art studio after her self-imposed exile in New York. She was recently in Manhattan again for the opening of an exhibition of her work at the Guggenheim Museum (as it happens, she attended the building’s ground-breaking in 1956). "Infinite Possibility: Mirror Works and Drawings 1974–2014" is a... Today, especially set against the geometric interior of the Guggenheim, they recall a certain breed of modernism while also evoking ancient traditional handicrafts. She first moved here in March of 1945 to study (World World II interfered with her fantasy of moving to Paris). Later, because of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, she was exiled here for 26 years, albeit stylishly, living in a penthouse on Fifth Avenue with a 70-foot terrace and music room with a dome.
Oral Bryan, 44, hit Nicola McKenzie, the mother of their two children, over the head with the stick 'like an axe' during a furious row. The row erupted in Moss Side, Manchester, on September 17 last year when Miss McKenzie spotted a car belonging to Bryan's new partner outside his home. As the two women squared up to one another, Bryan got a hockey stick from his house and cracked it over Miss McKenzie's head as she shouted: 'These are your kids, go on, show them what you're like. The fatal blow, witnessed by the couple's two children, daughter Teja, 12, and son Amahri, eight, as well as Bryan's three other children, shattered Miss McKenzie's skull and left her lying unconscious in the street. As she lay dying with blood pouring from the head wound, Bryan picked up Miss McKenzie to check for signs of life before casually dumping her back down on the pavement and running off. He claimed Miss McKenzie had attacked him with a knife and he struck the fatal blow accidentally in self-defence, but no knife was recovered at the scene. Diana Ellis, QC, defending, said her client was 'fully aware' of the impact of his actions, adding: 'No one wishes more that the clock could turned back.
Piece of the Past: Exhibit Highlights Sharon's History
Opposite is Hillside Cemetery, a burying ground featuring many Victorian-period markers and surrounded by a stone wall with gateposts and a Gothic-style chapel. Along South Main Street intersecting with Cornwall Road stands the Clock Tower, built in as a ...
April 9, 2015
The master builder: Renty Tucker learned his craft as a slave and left his mark as a free man
Another research “wall,” as ... They obtained stained glass windows, carved oak stalls and an English granite baptismal font quarried, then carved, near Emily’s birthplace. In addition, a gold chalice for Holy Communion and a clock and bell for ...
April 9, 2015
If patience is a virtue, we’re having a virtue deficit
they slam down that first glass of “bubbles or juice” like it’s the last, and they turn on their own personal TV screen with the eagerness of a kid with a free ticket on his first trip to a cineplex. Wind the clock forward, or backwards depending on ...
April 6, 2015
Private moments of contemplation in public
Walking through the recently renovated floors at Raintree St.Mary’s Road, there is a lingering presence of old time values in contemporary settings ... the circles on the wall suddenly remind me of wall clocks in different time zones, all ticking ...
April 1, 2015
Giant spiralling slides which were major hit at Tate Modern set to return to London gallery
THE giant spiralling slides which proved a huge hit at Tate Modern ... glass pyramid ceiling to its entrance level on one of two 15-metre high slides commissioned especially for an exhibition opening later this year. Built into the gallery's exterior wall ...
March 31, 2015
Giant slides to return at gallery
Now visitors will be able to descend from the Hayward Gallery's glass pyramid ceiling to its entrance level on one of two 15-metre high slides commissioned especially for an exhibition opening later this year. Built into the gallery's exterior wall ...
March 31, 2015
Tate Modern giant slides to return.. but this time at South Bank's Hayward Gallery
The artist Carsten Höller who transformed Tate Modern ... through the glass pyramid rooflights and descending 15.5 metres in 39 metre long slides. The new installation, Isomeric Slides (2015), will be built onto the gallery’s outside wall and return ...
March 31, 2015