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Co-creating

September 3, 2017

Evidence that Bushwick, Brooklyn is a hot spot for innovative Art kept creeping on my radar. When I learned that Michael Alan opens on Saturday evenings, I was intrigued enough to arrange a visit.

His canvas on this occasion was the naked body and his approach, multimedia. 

I navigated three trains to get there and arrived in a neighborhood both foreign and eclectic. In his cozy studio Michael painted on and sculpted three subjects who playfully co-created with him. Music and props were...

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Cannoli Donut Diet

February 6, 2018

From the festival’s name my hunch was that it would be an uncommon foodie adventure. I threw my normal eating habits to the wind when I passed by the Cake King of Astoria Queens' table. They invented the canolli donut. I had read about this new creation, but hadn’t dreamed of tasting it today

The supersized delicacy came with a hefty price tag of $7. Instead of the hard fortune cookie type pastry shell, it was encased in a fluffy dough that shouted, “Yum”. There were only a few plain ones...

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