4 posts tagged with "brooklyn new york"

Travel Back

October 11, 2016

My adventure attending a marathon Theatre Arts performance was fueled by one of the most creative persons of our time,Taylor Mac.

When I heard about Taylor’s intent to ideate and perform a 24 decade of music marathon during the course of one day, I was sure that it would be exceptional and solo friendly. It was both.

Taylor’s masterful storytelling and unique blurring of the interface between performers and audience built trust, a sense of community and inclusiveness.  

Experiencing 1776...

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Hidden Landmark

November 30, 2016

On the cobblestone streets under the Brooklyn Bridge there’s a spectacular view of the Hudson River and the Manhattan skyline. It’s a popular place for professional photo shoots and I love stopping to discover what the photographer is seeing.

I’ve watched photographers capturing couples holding hands, brides running to sail their veils or capturing unique glimpses of the bridge above.

In this frame, absent is any hint of the scene’s proximity to the bridge. The model is in an archway of a...

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Shopping Adventure

October 25, 2017

One of the quirky, unique things about downtown Brooklyn, NY is its population of stores that sell wigs. It’s the wig capital of the world! I set out to purchase a fun wig as a part of a costume ensemble I'm creating.  

Wigs are serious business, Each store had hundreds of them and have large fitting areas that mimic a backstage dressing room. My interest in a novelty wig opened the flood gates to learning about a beauty culture where women's wardrobe of wigs are as large as their wardrobe...

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How’s Ya Pierogis?

November 8, 2017

The Dekalb Market Hall, a new culinary center brings an eclectic mix of trendy, ethnic and classic cuisines under one roof. Previously these establishments were spread out across NYC’s boroughs. Beyond tasty, a visit is really carbon footprint friendly

Diners at the Pierogi Boys, had big smiles on their faces - “How’s ya dinner”, i asked. They said the potato and cheese pierogi’s were to die for. Present was Steve’s Key Lime Pies from Red Hook Brooklyn, Katz’s Deli without the sawdust...

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