Mickalene Thomas

Posted in Visual Arts on Jan 28, 2011
VISUAL ARTIST How can you not love an artist who manages to make glitter a high art? And rhinestones…no longer just for bedazzling! Mickalene Thomas’ art totally got my attention and, more importantly, the attention of the art world. She has received commissions from the… read more

Alvin Ailey & National ...

Posted in DanceMusicVisual Arts on Jan 16, 2011
In addition to his penetrating words, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s commitment to nonviolence was an essential part of his strength and grace. He said: “Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a… read more

Brian Malarkey

Posted in Culinary Arts on Jan 07, 2011
AWARD-WINNING CHEF/TV PERSONALITY About 3/4 of the way through my conversation with Brian Malarkey, I discovered that he is an expert multi-tasker…I’m talking way beyond standard-issue multi-tasker. At that moment in our conversation, he stopped to exchange a few words with a staff member in… read more