I'd been wanting to go to The Noguchi Museum since the first time I visited New York City in the early 1990s. I'm pleased to say that, over twenty years later, I finally made the time.
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It's a beautiful Autumn afternoon as Kim and I make our way up to The Cloisters museum. The sun is shining through leaves dappled in fall colors, birds are singing, and there's a happy hum in my heart as the noise and clatter of the rest of the city falls far behind us.
Push-pull, love-hate, yin-yang. No other city effects on me the way New York does. First of several posts looking back on a recent visit.
Almost four years since work started on the master plan for SAAS' STREAM building, its opening day has finally arrived and the building is full of life -- with students, robots, art, and excitement around every corner.
It's an intimate set-up with a casual, friendly vibe. There is a loud, eclectic playlist and Breaking Bad art in the restrooms. But the food is serious. Well, that's not entirely true; some of it is quite fun and playful, but all of it is beautifully presented, carefully curated, absolutely delicious, and at times mind-blowing.
One of the best ways to take in all of the amazing architecture Chicago has to offer, while also learning a little bit about the city's history, is to take an architectural boat tour.
Before I could even peel an onion he put me in the basement offices and made me read Italo Calvino, study the art of Caravaggio, and architecture of Borromini and Bernini. He took me to the opera, convinced that before I could learn how to cook the traditional foods of Italy I had to understand the culture from whence they came.
On our first night in Los Angeles we found ourselves standing in a line that wound around the block at Hollywood’s Egyptian Theater to pick-up will call tickets for a special screening of the new pseudo-documentary about Nick Cave, 20,000 Days on Earth.
Today, only sixteen percent of American high school seniors are proficient or have an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers. How, then, do we prove to students that STEM subjects are interesting, important to their future, and that they shouldn't be intimidating?
"I like ideas. What they can do. Anytime an idea grows into something that makes a tangible progressive impact, even if only on an individual basis, it makes me proud." -David Ridgen