Culture & Art

New York City’s 9/11 Memorial Museum – A Magnificent Tribute And A Sobering Experience

Posted October 18, 2015 by Len Rapoport

From History.com… On September 11, 2001, at 8:45 a.m. on a clear Tuesday morning, an American Airlines Boeing 767 loaded with 20,000 gallons of jet fuel crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. The impact left a gaping, burning hole near the 80th floor of the 110-story skyscraper, […]

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Exhibits

Exhibition ‘Water’ By GAETANO PLASMATI & GMB AKASH”

Posted April 13, 2013 by pressrelease

    Press Release Galleria di Porta Pepice, Matera, Italy April 12, 2013   Exhibition ‘Water’ By GAETANO PLASMATI & GMB AKASH” April 14 for 3 Months. Galleria di Porta Pepice, Matera, Italy This photography exhibition is a prism of callous realities and haunting metaphors of issues of climate change. Photographs of the exhibition will reveal […]

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Good Humor at the Met – New York

Posted September 7, 2011 by pressrelease

Good Humor at the Met—Caricature and Satire Explored in Infinite Jest at the Metropolitan Museum Beginning September 13 September 13, 2011–March 4, 2012 Press Preview: Monday, September 12, 10 a.m.–noon Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art September 13, 2011, through March 4, 2012, will explore humorous […]

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The Dance of the Swords

Posted December 28, 2011 by IMPress Archives

rowds of adults and youngsters gather in earnest as strong drum beats signal the start of the traditional Arab ritual. I’m sandwiched among the audience at the exclusive Pearl-Qatar inDoha, Qatara waiting this highly publicized event that will initiate tomorrow’s slate of National Day festivities. Dusk settled in hours ago. Alongside the calm harbor where […]

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Tomás Saraceno to Create Bold Vision for Aerial Urban Living At The MET

Posted July 21, 2012 by Len Rapoport

Tomás Saraceno to Create Bold Vision for Aerial Urban Living—Cloud City—as Work of Art atop Metropolitan Museum’s Roof Garden May 15– November 4, 2012 (weather permitting) Article by the MET, Photos by Len Rapoport Location: The Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden  Artist Tomás Saraceno’s Cloud City, a large constellation of 16 interconnected modules composed […]

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Grammy winning Deep Forest performs at Deep India Concert

Posted March 15, 2013 by IMPress Archives

Deep Forest, the Grammy winning band from France recently performed at the Deep India Concert. The ‘Deep India concert’ is a brief musical tour to promote the project ‘Deep India’, a collaboration between Deep Forest from France and Indian santoor player Rahul Sharma. The venue Vivanta by Taj at MG Road, Bangalore in collaboration with […]

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Eugene Hyon’s Non-Ephemeral Moments Realized

Posted March 6, 2014 by Ellen Gilmer

The highly energized yet, at times, startlingly tranquil exhibition of art photography by native New York photographer, Eugene Hyon, organizer and curator at A Gathering of the Tribes on East 3rd Street in Manhattan, was an original artist’s view of urbanites and cityscapes not to be missed. The gallery show entitled, Urban Landscape and People: A Symbiosis of Nature and Culture, was a joint showing of recent works by him and Multimedia Artist, Musician and Professor of Fine Arts, Pilar Viviente of the University of Miguel Hernandez, Altea, Valencia, Spain. Included in the week-long exhibition were art-evoked poetry recitals by Howard Pflanzer and Helen Peterson. There were also piano improvisations by Prof. Viviente and Richard Clements, enriched by the art.

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Children

American Museum of Natural History, Childrens Museum, Green Market 2013

Posted September 3, 2013 by Len Rapoport

It was a beautiful Sunday and my wife and I planned to spend a day in New York with our two-year old grandson Reid. We planned to visit the American Museum of Natural History and a visit the Children’s Museum of Manhattan on E. 83rd Street and then over to the Green Market on 78th […]

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The Past Meets Present At Souq Waqif, Historic Qatar Market Place

Posted April 29, 2012 by IMPress Archives

usty, nomadic desert-dwelling Bedouin make their way slowly along the creek knowing their exact destination – Souq Waqif. With camels packed down with wool, meat and cloth, the Bedouin have come to this marketplace to sell and buy goods, such as rice, dates and other essentials. Fast forward to 2012 and not much has changed. […]

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