HEALTH/DINING

City Harvest Gala: An Evening of Practical Magic  

Obesity now exceeds hunger in terms of population spectrum, but that’s because the world eats unhealthy foods. City Harvest Gala is beautifully composed of 60+ top chefs and culinary experts serving on their Food Council. Underneath a Board of Directors whose business, technology and management skills help supply healthy food options to low-income NYC neighborhoods.   Generation […]

ART/FASHION

Gothic Romance at Last Rites Gallery

To honor Friday the 13th – I’d like to pay homage to a spectacular Tim Burtonesque gallery: Last Rites Gallery. Featuring one of my favorite creators, William Basso, while extending Eric Lacombe’s “Anomalies” presentation, I am supremely smitten by Last Rites’ accordance to the Gothic Romance. Best epitomized by Nathanial Hawthorne’s Bosom Serpent and Scarlet Letter, […]

MUSIC/FILM

Glitterati

Glitterati You meet people in the winter Because they sparkle   Mesmerizing, the reflection of yourself in the water Freezing and seizing your every stare   Refracting momentary glare back unto Angelic faces standing behind you.   Glitterati—spying ahead, we wed Those boiling with compliments   In the dead of winter. Jacuzzi filled Tears wipe […]

ART*Feature ART/FASHION

Botanical Metamorphosis: Nature Jewelry by Kira Koktysh

“Nature is the best Artist” Aphrodite’s spring meets the Garden of Eden through Kira Koktysh’s nature-inspired jewelry. She employs her signature Swarovski crystals and natural stones unto mesmerizing fig, mushroom, leaves and flowers moldings. Imbued with an Earth-toned color palette—olive greens, deep purples, burgundy, brown, rich browns—Kira evokes the mysterious laws of Nature. She builds fractals, […]