Books, Music, Film, TV, Museums…your month-by-month Fall guide BOOKS SEPTEMBER: 9.28 – David Sedaris, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk Short stories that have human themes but use animals as characters. For instance, in “The Toad, the Turtle, and the Duck,” three strangers commiserate about animal bureaucracy while… read more

Cultural Hot List: Summer

Posted in Cultural Hot List on May 28, 2010
Top 5 ways to keep cool this summer: 1. Reading with your toes between the sand and your pages fluttering in an ocean breeze 2. Ducking into a dark movie theater 3. You. Your i-pod. A hammock. 4. Holding an icy cold beer at… read more
We’re “springing ahead” with a time change – what will you do with your “extra hour?” Sleep is an option – a good option. But filling it with culture is an even better option! I’ve put together a hot list of what’s new this Spring… read more

Artist lists, Part 2

Posted in Cultural Hot List on Jan 01, 2010
Back with more artist lists!  You’ll quickly spot one common thread among these 4 artists. By the way, starting in the new year I’ll also be blogging for and Metro magazine (and I’ll continue to blog for   But you can always find your culture… read more

Artist lists, Part 1

Posted in Cultural Hot List on Dec 25, 2009
Yes, I succumbed to the “list.”  But it’s really because I truly do like lists and often find new leads about stuff I’d like to explore.  I tapped some of our fabulous artists from Mom Culture Online’s first 3 months and asked them for their Top 5… read more

NEW YORK: Hockney + ...

Posted in Cultural Hot List on Dec 11, 2009
Usually you’d find an artist q&a here, but this past week I was in New York, my hometown until 4 years ago.  Because I’m passionate about the idea that creativity brings us greater energy and productivity, I decided to use my entire brief 30 hours in… read more

The Unwind

Posted in Cultural Hot List on Nov 27, 2009
I’ve been honored and thrilled to be getting my culture fix with you during Mom Culture Online’s first 8 weeks of interviews. Thank you for being such a great community! For reading, for submitting work for the Gallery, for passing Mom Culture along to friends.… read more