Archive for August, 2019

Don’t Miss This New Podcast: Talking Hart Island

Friday, August 30th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

A new podcast dedicated the history of Hart Island is launching September 15! Hart Island is the site of New York City's potter's field, and according to the hosts, Mike Keene and Norma Jean Gradskay, it's the largest mass ...

Seance by Shannon Taggert

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Photographer Shannon Taggert's new book Seance is coming out this Fall from Fulgar Press, with a foreword by Dan Aykroyd and illustrated essays from Andreas Fischer and Tony Oursler! Seance is a book of images Taggert has been making ...

Choir Resumes Next Week

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

We have an absolutely glorious program scheduled for our December concert. But for me it involves relearning a chorus from the Bach B Minor Mass that I originally sang as a soprano 1 and will now sing as a ...

Clear the Shelters

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

It was "Clear the Shelters" day (animal shelters) on Saturday. This is the line outside the ASPCA where I work. More cats were adopted than dogs. I love both equally, but just saying. Cats. Number one ...

Large Format View Camera

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

I can't remember the last time I saw someone working with a view camera, let alone an 8 x 10 one! This was across the street from my apartment. Once again, I had a wave of nostalgia, about ...