1 Feb, 2018

31 Happy Things

2021-01-03T17:25:59-06:00February 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Yours truly visiting the Ice Palace in St. Paul, MN Sunday, January 28, 2018 Inspired by a prompt in the current winter issue of Bella Grace, I kept [...]

8 Feb, 2013

A Blog Thank You

2021-01-03T17:29:21-06:00February 8th, 2013|Tags: , |

Article in the French Jewish magazine Tenou'a featuring the same art work by Michael Thompson I featured last May. Coming on the heels of my damp review of hosting guest [...]

3 Aug, 2012

Art: Sunsets by Lauren Carter

2021-01-03T17:32:02-06:00August 3rd, 2012|Tags: |

"What is this?" I asked myself when I first spotted this sculpture at the entrance of the Hyde Park Art Center's recent exhibit Hairy Blob. I'm currently taking a photography class there (just [...]

5 Jun, 2012

At the 57th Street Art Fair

2021-01-03T17:32:10-06:00June 5th, 2012|Tags: , |

Howard Scott's funny maps intrigue visitors at the 57th Street Art Fair Browsing the 57th Street Art Fair, right in our very own neighborhood of Hyde Park in Chicago, is [...]

19 May, 2012

Art: Kosher by Michael Thompson

2021-01-03T17:32:19-06:00May 19th, 2012|Tags: |

Kosher by Chicago artist Michael Thompson, courtesy of MichaelThompsonArt.com Something for Shabbat - I saw this recently at the Write Now - Artists & Letterforms Exhibit at the Chicago Cultural [...]

12 May, 2012

Origami Peep Toe Pumps

2021-01-03T17:32:24-06:00May 12th, 2012|Tags: |

Another day off for me, so I'm sharing another one of Debbie Lekousis's stunning origami creations. The amazing thing is that she even wore these to a party, keeping on her [...]

11 May, 2012

I Want to Be in Kindergarten

2021-01-03T17:32:24-06:00May 11th, 2012|Tags: |

Even though my kids are now in high school and 6th grade, I still want to be in Kindergarten. After all the grades they've been through, Kindergarten is still my [...]

5 May, 2012

Origami Star of David

2021-01-03T17:32:26-06:00May 5th, 2012|Tags: , |

Since it is the Sabbath today, I am taking the day off and leaving you with this stunning origami Star of David by my colleague and accomplished artist Debbie Lekousis. [...]

2 Feb, 2012

The Art of Dr. Seuss

2021-01-03T17:32:36-06:00February 2nd, 2012|Tags: |

There is one more thing I wanted to share with you from my visit to the recent Dr. Seuss and the Art of Invention Exhibit at the Museum of Science [...]

1 Dec, 2011

Encounter with Art

2021-01-03T17:32:48-06:00December 1st, 2011|Tags: , |

When you first approach the Midway, you wonder: What shines so bright between the trees at night? In Chicago you don't have to go to a museum to experience art. Rather, [...]

20 Jan, 2011

The Missing Narrative

2021-01-03T17:34:10-06:00January 20th, 2011|Tags: , |

I saw Edvard Munch’s painting “The Girl at the Window” at the Art Institute of Chicago again this Monday. (This month admission is free, so the Art Institute is seeing [...]

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