Posts Categorized: Arts & Culture

Books Page: Summer Reading

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Have you read any good books lately? These two are next on my list: 1) My Paris Dream by Kate Betts. The author is a former editor for Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. This book chronicles her early days living in Paris after college when she set out to become a glamorous foreign correspondent — and master French slang, style and savoir… Read more »

The perfect paper planner

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So, you know all about my obsession with paper planners. Good news: I just found the perfect one! It’s made by — you guessed it — the one and only Anna Bond of Rifle Paper Co. and it has all the qualities this paper-loving girl could ever want. First, it’s not massive (sorry, Day Designer,… Read more »

The New Whitney Museum

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Have you been to the new Whitney Museum? Truth be told, this would have been one of the things at the top of my summer bucket list except that Matt and I finally made it over a couple of weeks ago. The original location was just a few blocks from my old apartment on the Upper… Read more »

Catastrophe on Amazon Prime

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Are you watching Catastrophe on Amazon Prime? The show is only a six-episode commitment (at 30 minutes a pop), so no heavy lifting required. I first heard about the original series earlier this summer and finally spent the last couple of weeks getting caught up. It’s adorable! The show is about an American guy who gets an Irish… Read more »

Preludes at Lincoln Center

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Last week, I had a chance to see Preludes, a theater performance at the Claire Tow Theater at Lincoln Center. From the creators of the Tony Award-winning play Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, this show is about the early career of the great Russian composer Rachmaninoff, focusing in on the three years that followed the disastrous… Read more »