ART/FASHION

Surrealism Exhibit at Con Artist Collective

Slipping into the Lower East Side enclave bestowed with upcoming and established artists, the Con Artist Collective  kicked off 2019 with its surrealism exhibit. Excavating the unconscious while unlocking its creative potential, members and residents of the in-house collective morph reality, imbue color with strange shapes and forms, and inject viewers with lasting impressions of what […]

ART/FASHION

Royal Emeralds by Coomi X Muzo

A precious gemstone mined ubiquitously for its soothing clarity and rich history, emeralds reveal truths, induce clarity, rest the eyes, and evoke jungles. Encountering the Coomi X Muzo collection at Baccarat Hotel last week activated a long felt curiosity into the royalty of greenness.        Individual masterpieces encompassing the vast range of emerald origins—jungles, lush fields […]

Fashion, Beauty And Art
ART/FASHION

Fashion, Beauty and Art

 “Beauty, Art and Fashion” event last week on Manhattan’s Upper East Side generated fractals all around. Hosted by Dr.Theodore Diktaban, a double board certified plastic surgeon with over 35 years of experience, his emphasis on one’s natural assets is globally recognized.            Public Relations icon Kimberly Schmidt curated the assemblage.  Daughter […]

ART/FASHION

“Contrasts of Spring” Art Exhibition

“Contrasts of Spring” vernissage at Caelum Gallery Thursday night was a perfect entry into spring. Presented by the International Art Alliance, and curated by Tatyana Borodina, select paintings, designs, photographs and jewelry by 14 notable artists triggered the opening of this season’s fractal-flowers. Albeit textiles, gemstones, feathers, architecture, paintings and more—various branches of creativity focalized around […]

LITERATURE/TRAVEL

Dangerous Voice: A Poem

Dangerous Tongue Slicing niceties into blades that scratch away the warm red lip gloss, melt mascara and pop rosy cheeks, Gossip prevails.   Mirrors paint her walls, inside & out, she scurries between switches, eliminating facial glitches -with Pointy Fingernails   Scissoring up well-stitched inseams and dreams with whispers, words and index finger pointed up, […]

spring festival
HEALTH/DINING

Chinese New Year at Phillip Chow Restaurant

The beautiful Dragon Dance, amid a Chinese New Year’s dinner at Phillippe Chow had me wondering all about the culture –once again. Serving classic Beijing style cuisine amid the luxury, tavern-like ambiance, glamorous crispy duck, carved out into perfection by the founder himself—Phillip Chow—walnut seasoned prawn, chicken satay, dancing dragons, and a golden specialty ‘yunbao’ cocktail […]