LITERATURE/TRAVEL RACE/POLITICS

Palestine Writes Literature Festival: a MORAL IMAGINATION

The first of its kind in North America, the event featured writers, poets, artists, publishers, scholars and activists eager to discuss the inherent connection of art, literature and culture to political struggle and solidarity. Originally scheduled for March, the event that was cancelled due to pandemic welcomed over 3,000 active participants and viewers from 75 […]

ART/FASHION LITERATURE/TRAVEL

Hermès’ urbanely regal new Boutique: kumquat bouquets & lobster tails

Hermès’ opening of the New York Meatpacking boutique this week prompted a lavishly hip after party at Skylight on Vesey Street. An emblematic foray into Studio54 meets Greek mythology, the Kitchen, Garden Tapestry and Kings rooms transported guests into a royal feast + 1970’s disco fête.   Set amid ancient Mediterranean scenery was the serpentine […]

ART/FASHION LITERATURE/TRAVEL

An Introvert’s Guide to New York Fashion Week

On the top floor of Pier 59 it was pretty much impossible not to feature in somebody else’s selfie. There were strident leopard-print fashionistas strutting and restrutting dramatic entrances into the Oxford Fashion Studio’s waiting room (always recorded by a trustworthy friend); leopard-print solo flyers touched up their foundation in phone reflections, occasionally pausing to […]

ART/FASHION LITERATURE/TRAVEL

The “Human Jungle” exhibit

Jetzy hosted “The Human Jungle” art show this week, thankfully extending Halloween beyond the Día de Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Curated by Parisian multimedia artist Aima Saint Hunonj and hosted by the energetic beauty Shama Zehra—art, music, dance, ethnicity and of course—TRAVEL—marked the course of a genuine Fractal, that damp Evening.   The makeshift jungle was […]

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, […]

LITERATURE/TRAVEL

Jetzy’s pre-Valentine’s Day Soirées

There’s nothing more ‘fractal’ than an eclectic group of cultured jetsetters celebrating culture, friendship and romance at a classy Egyptian venue. Hosted by Jetzy, the world’s first geo-location based social app, at the elegant, mosaic-tiled and rose laden Casa La Femme in the West Village, the Valentine’s day soirée centered around everyone’s favorite theme: Travel.     Founded […]

HEALTH/DINING LITERATURE/TRAVEL RACE/POLITICS

MOCA Culinary Exposure, Museum of Chinese in America

“The goal of MOCA’spopularNight Market event is to introduce people to Chinese and Chinese-American cuisine in an easy and accessible way. This way you can sample great signature dishes from 8 different Chinese and Chinese-American restaurants. It’s a simple way to bring the Chinese food culture to the masses.” –Edward Cheng, Advisor for Communications   […]