Archive for June, 2010

June 13th, 2010

Another day in Elmhurst

Three days ago I found a No Parking notice on our building due to a “religious procession on Saturday.” The religious procession turned out to be a celebration of Ashtapad Pratishtha Mahotsav by a Jain Temple I have next door–The Jain Center of America. The celebration was very festive, and everybody was “charmingly comparisoned!”

June 3rd, 2010

One Man’s Land: Boltanski at the Armory

Entrance view

My first real experience with the Opera came in 1998 at BAM. My girlfriend at the time, who was (and probably still is) way more informed on classical music than me, invited me to “this thing at BAM, with Christian Boltanski.” The “thing” turned out to be Schubert’s Die Winterreise and the set had been […]