Jonglez Secret New York

The Secret of Travel Success

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I am a serious fan of the JonGlez Publishing Secret guides, which are written by local experts for local inhabitants of cities and curious travelers alike, which I believe help anyone achieve travel success, especially if they love going off the beaten path. The places they feature in these beautifully crafted books filled with fabulous […]

Downtown Galerie Leffanour at Salon NY Fair 2014 with Perriand

Passing Time with Design Royalty

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It isn’t often you can spend an afternoon with the crown jewels of modernism but this was my pleasant fate when I attended the press preview for The Salon: Art + Design at the Park Avenue Armory last Thursday. I strolled along aisles flanked with works by Charlotte Perriand, Jean Royère, Jean Prouvé, Le Corbusier, […]

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 […]

Racing Through the Season

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The Japanese theologian Awazuhara Atsushi once said, “Cherry blossoms and trees will remind of ambiguous images in which opposites make a pair.” Surely, the millennial tradition of cherry blossom viewing, hanami, is an exercise in duality. The trees’ brief blossoming period is cherished and mourned as its petals flutter to the grass faster than the […]