C’est Fini

A common theme at NYU graduation ceremonies is the anecdote of that infamous first week: the wide-eyed freshman moving into their dorm in the big city, exploring the bustling Washington Square Park with wonder, meeting everyone on their freshman dorm floor and immediately becoming friends only to never speak again after Welcome Week. I don't have the same memory. Looking … Continue reading C’est Fini

Smelling Green

Move over Chanel No. 5: artist and chemist create money fragrance Mike Bouchet’s latest “sculpture” fills all 45,000 cubic feet of the white-walled, concrete-floored Marlborough Chelsea art gallery. There’s nothing to see. But don’t let the bare walls confuse you: the art is the smell. For his latest exhibition, entitled “Tender,” Bouchet has created the … Continue reading Smelling Green

Back At It

Back at blogging instead of studying. Some things I love about living in Chinatown (so far) : Old people intensely playing cards in the park. Abundance of fruits and veggies. Cool street art. Short and colorful buildings. Seeing counterfeit bag transactions. Some things I love about being back in school (so far) : Reading romantic … Continue reading Back At It

Putting Your Heart On Stage: NYU Professor Carla Flores Sees Movement and Dance in Everyday Life.

It’s the ballerina equivalent of a showdown. For 25 minutes and all three movements of Johannes Sebastian Bach’s “Concerto for Two Violins,” 11 dancers duel in perfect synchronization with the battling tones of the two baroque violins. Eight of the 11 dancers, dressed in pristine white leotards and skirts with their hair pulled back in … Continue reading Putting Your Heart On Stage: NYU Professor Carla Flores Sees Movement and Dance in Everyday Life.