Carsten Nicolai at Pace Gallery

Adroyt Around Town

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Adroyt Around Town Kawara at the Guggenheim through May 3 I came across a post on Art21, an organization now affiliated with PBS, titled The Walker Curates the News: 02.09.15 that shares what we consider two important artistic mentions when it’s time for our adroyt around town event reviews. First is Ben Davis’s visit to the Guggenheim’s On Kawara—Silence, […]

Anthony Bourdain taking off on his Congo adventure on the adroyt blog.

Anthony Bourdain: Parts Known and Unknown

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The foodie reality show The Taste, returns to ABC next Thursday (December 4) and Anthony Bourdain will be up to his usual abrasiveness given the sound-bite the network is airing, which has him proclaiming, “Abuse, terror…makes me want to frolic!” Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Marcus Samuelsson join him as mentors/judges so it will be […]

Holly Golightly Whistles on the adroyt blog

Holly Golightly Furnishes Her Townhouse

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There’s a candid scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s during which Holly Golightly, portrayed so engagingly by Audrey Hepburn, navigates her tiny New York City apartment as she schools her neighbor Paul (a very handsome George Peppard) on the vicissitudes of angst. She cuddles Cat, pours milk into a champagne glass and places the needle on her […]

Cambodia, Drama, and a Cultural Renaissance

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The U.S. debut of the Royal Ballet of Cambodia during the Season of Cambodia, an initiative of Cambodian Living Arts organization was, for all intents and purposes, a production 20-plus years in the making: A glittering jewel in a month-long repertoire of visual arts across stages, screens, and walls. The collective gathering of the kingdom’s […]

Quintessential New England architecture; North Waterford, Maine.

Maine-lining Nature!

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I’ve been whisked through the mountain villages around Bethel, Maine, for the past four days and it has been a feast for the senses. Wende Gray took me on a fabulous tour along Route 113 on Saturday, turned us south and had my toes on the shoreline of area ponds and lakes before I could […]

The characters in the film Carnage

Carnage (or One Cranky Afternoon in Brooklyn!)

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Certain movies make you think, some more ponderingly than others. When I saw the film Carnage, the first thought to come to mind was how happy I was to be removed from that Brooklyn living room (which was actually a locale in Paris, France). The four characters, who were brilliantly conceived and acted, would have received […]

Spray by Alva Noto

Alva Noto: Sound Architect

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“When I define polarities in my work, I actually create the space between things. I point to the question I am actually interested in, without naming it.” ~ Alva Noto   Alva Noto Architect of Sound Alva Noto is the stage name of sound and visual artist Carsten Nicolai, born in Karl-Marx-Stadt, East Germany. He […]