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November 4th, 2014 - 7:45 pm § in Art

Death Becomes Her – A Tribute to Mourning at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts

Death Becomes Her. Sometime I was thinking just that about myself, that I sort of became a messenger of death, losing two parents in such a short time. And it wasn’t just that, both of my parents grow their cancer on the same year I was growing life inside me, in 2010. And so Death […][...]

October 28th, 2014 - 7:07 pm § in Art

Life and Death, hand in hand

My mom passed in early summer of 2012 from terminal cancer. My dad passed 2 years later, in late summer 2014 from the same disease. Yes, that’s a couple of months ago. The mourning process I went – and am still going – through with each was different. It’s hard to describe ho[...]

July 25th, 2010 - 12:50 pm § in Art, Travel

Rest, relax, breath – Oregon in 10 days (part II)

Image via Wikipedia One of the greatest things in Oregon is its incredible, wide, green, scenic views.  One of the greatest days we had in this trip was a day of phenomenal views including Crater Lake, Devil’s Lake and a drive along the grayish coast of the Pacific, even that, in a weird, dar[...]

June 6th, 2010 - 7:11 pm § in Art, Easy Cooking, Healthier by 2010, Music, Travel

125 days

I have not blogged, here, in Sleeplessinsocialmedia or in any other blog for 125 days. I have written 125 drafts in my mind, but have not published one. Reasons? I have billion and one: health, family, personal, work. but to be honest, Blogging, apparently, is like riding a bike, once you have done [...]

October 26th, 2009 - 8:57 pm § in Art, Music

“Say Anything” Celebrates 20 Years – and it Smells Like Teen Spirit and Feels Like Home

Cover of Say Anything Say Anything, a mythological eighties film that confirmed indie-girl-heartbreaker , John Cusack’s position in the industry, and was the debut film of one of the best directors of our time, Cameron Crowe, celebrates 20 years this year. An eighties classic, Say Anything is most[...]

October 24th, 2009 - 5:51 pm § in Art, Music

Tim Burton at the MOMA, Lullaby and Other Dark Tales

Image via Wikipedia With Halloween right around the corner, and with a spooky-scary mood in mind, our goth loving friends at the MOMA are preparing a deluxe exhibition by Tim Burton, that opens later this November. On the plate:  a full retrospective to the King of Goth which includes sketches and [...]

October 17th, 2009 - 1:03 pm § in Art, Travel

Parsephone’s Early Arrival to the Underworld

Greek mythology tells a story about how Winter came about, and you should not be surprised to see it is all sourced with matters of the heart . Persephone, the daughter of Demeter, the Goddess of Crop, Grain and Fertility, was abducted to the world of dead by Hades, the god of the underworld. Demete[...]

October 14th, 2009 - 8:52 pm § in Art, Music

Astrud and Stan: How Insensitive of the Girl from Ipanema

Cover of Getz/Gilberto Somewhere in the nineties when I was young, restless and paying for my degree working in small jobs, I had the opportunity to work in one of them small music shops. It was one’s of Israel’s mythological indie shops and I snuck into the Jazz and Classical section wi[...]

September 30th, 2009 - 8:49 pm § in Art

The Abstract Storm: Kandinsky at Guggenheim

I was heading to see the Kandinsky exhibit at the Guggenheim when I realized Kandinsky and I met before, on a stormy gray day in giddy London in 2007, when he was visiting the Tate Modern. I do dislike the Tate Modern as its soulless, metallic, industrial structure always makes me feel a bit on [&he[...]

September 28th, 2009 - 10:29 pm § in Art

The Horses of Sable Island

Who would have thought a couple of horses standing together could look like a group of supermodels posing for the cover of Vogue? In an exhibition taking place in Soho gallery, the Horses of Sand Island are portrayed in a romantic mood, their long faces and mysterious look, lean bodies and graceful [...]