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#15. Ken Carpenter writes a Letter from New York

The New York art scene was marked by a number of remarkable events this spring, and some important, worrisome issues came to the fore.

First, the auctions. 2,808 more words

Ken Carpenter

Letter: Give Île Ste-Hélène back to the people

Montreal has done a great job in making the islands of Île Ste-Hélène and Île Notre-Dame (now collectively called Parc Jean-Drapeau) exciting and accessible to the citizens of Montreal and tourists alike. 265 more words



Une autre expo à ne pas manquer dans la région….Tous les détails dans Riviera Buzz! Another not-to-be missed exhibit in the region….All the details in Riviera Buzz! 488 more words


The Life of Forms in Art

“Hokusai tried to paint without the use of his hands. It is said that one day, having unrolled his scroll in front of the shogun, he poured over it a pot of blue paint then, dipping the claws of a rooster in a pot of red paint, he made the bird run across the scroll and leave its tracks on it. 30 more words


What I see

When I trek to New York City these days, I generally go for non-tourist reasons; my sister lives in Manhattan. It’s a day trip, and I don’t always avail myself of visits to big-city attractions–instead, I “hang out” with my sister and her family, which tends to mean home-cooked dinners in her apartment and walks around her neighborhood, greeting neighbors in the coffee shop or on the sidewalk. 635 more words


History, Wright and a Dance... 11th July 2015

A relaxing walk along the bank of the lake was a nice change in pace from the frantic and aggressive site seeing of the last few days. 379 more words