Part 3: Spring in Manhattan

The following day began at the Met, one of my favorite museums. It’s got an incredible collection but is rather overwhelming. I try to get into my head that we are only going to visit a few things because seeing the entire museum would be impossible. Our first stop was a Seurat and circus exhibit. […]

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NYC Spring 2016: Part 3

That Saturday was SWAN day! It was the 9th International Support Women Artists Day! We decided to spend it by going to a guided tour of the exhibition of Vigée le Brun at the Metropolitan Museum. Vigée le Brun was a famous female painter who was known for her intimate paintings of Marie Antoinette and […]

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NYC In June: Part 3

The next day, I spent the lunch hour exploring midtown. I decided that I wanted to try food from a food truck so I walked to the Avenue of the Americas to all the kebab trucks and other food trucks. I ended up finding one selling Nepalese food so naturally that was lunch. I had […]

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NYC in May: Part 5

After our adventures at the Whitney, we went to see  another Tony nominated musical: The Visit. It starred Chita Rivera who was the sister of Maria who sang “America” in West Side Story. I think the musical was one of the most mean spirited musicals I’ve seen. I’ve seen a lot of musicals with darker and/or […]

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NYC in May: Part 3

That evening in NYC, we saw the new musical An American in Paris. It was magnificent. As most readers of this blog know, I see a lot of theater during the year. This performance was up there. First and foremost, the dancing was brilliant. It’s not just a musical; it’s also an exquisite ballet at […]

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Part 4: New York, New York

In addition to the museums and hot chocolate, we also saw a broadway play It’s Only a Play. It had an all-star cast: Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Rupert Grint (of Harry Potter movie fame), Stockard Channing, Megan Mullaly, and F. Murray Abraham. That’s a hell of a cast. So we knew that it was going […]

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