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The Weekender: September 12th

Fashion Week is GONE and we can all put our frumpiest sweats on, eat a sandwich (or six) and rejoice! You’ll be happy to know that the following weekend events are all wonderfully easy and effortlessly comfortable. Whether you’re eating, Lorde-ing, listening, or watching, relish, dear Weekenders, in the sheer passivity,...

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New Beginnings: A Ballet in Memoriam

Set atop the windswept 57th floor of 4WTC, director Davi Russo captures Maria Kowroski and Ask la Cour of the New York City Ballet as they bend and lean with absolute grace in a dance choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, titled “After the Rain.” With sweeping views of Manhattan, the...

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Kaffe 1668: Your Answer to Coffee South of Canal

From the outside, Kaffe 1668 looks more like a cavernous, dimly lit children’s store—its entrance walls lined, as they are, with rows of stuffed sheep. It wouldn’t be the most outrageous assumption, given its Tribeca location, where the neighborhood’s wide streets have long screamed the siren song of strollers,...

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The Ultimate #NYFW Juice Detox

There’s been a lot of fashion trotting around the streets of New York City the last week, kicking off what will be the next month of fashion shows around the world. Whether it’s a Jeremy Scott-esque entourage or a lithe gaggle of models darting between castings, the daily downtown...

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Welcome to the Future: MAD’s Makers

Biennial shows are always a mixed bag. You hope that all the ideas will be well executed because the curators routinely assure you that the work you will see is the most innovative and exciting. In reality, while there are some brilliantly intriguing ideas and works of art, there are others...

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The Seductive Illusion of Marilyn Minter

Marilyn Minter is one of those artists who seemed to explode into the art scene on both American coasts during the mid-aughts. In 2005, she had a solo exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. In 2006, she was included in the Whitney Biennial and, in collaboration with Creative...

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Saying Goodbye to Summer with Misun

LA-based Misun has been hammering out poppy nostalgic tracks since their debut LP “The Sea” back in 2012. With twangy guitars and raspy vocals, Misun combines ‘60s rock and roll with a breezy, soulful sound that simultaneously shares in your heartache while it yanks you right out of the gutter...

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‘Here and Elsewhere’ at the New Museum

On the fifth floor of the New Museum in the “Here and Elsewhere” show, a viewer can see parts of Arab civilizations full of hope and promise–traits rarely portrayed today. But almost fifty years ago, the people who lived in these countries were preparing for an industrial boom, filled with...

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SIXTY Reads: Cecil Beaton’s Unapologetic Tell-All

The images were always beautiful, portraits of a woman at her most glamorous. The long neck of Audrey Hepburn, the long arching wick of a lash framing Marilyn Monroe’s big doe eyes, the glint of what could only be assumed was one out of hundreds of diamond necklaces gleaming over...

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Blue Hill at Stone Barns: The Ultimate Farm-to-Table

Forty minutes and thirty miles up the Hudson River is all it takes to get to Blue Hill at Stone Barns, part of an 80-acre estate originally home to the Rockefellers beginning in the 1890s. Over one hundred years later, the site plays host to the Stone Barns Center...

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