June 2019

Fascinating Friends

Camping it up at The Met

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“Camp: Notes on Fashion,” The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new Costume Institute exhibit, has some hot artistic hunks and elegant threads, a provocative idea and plenty of pink. But by pitching too big a tent, the show’s theme eludes it.

Celebrating a citizen of the world

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The late singer-songwriter, poet and author Leonard Cohen (1934-2016) was a global icon. A museum in his hometown of Montreal mounted a tribute exhibition to this citizen of the world that’s now on an international tour – with its first stop the Jewish Museum in Manhattan.

The summer of ’69

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With its seasons of bright lights and shadows, the year 1969 offers a not-so-distant mirror in which we find not only nostalgia but hope for our own polarizing, challenging time.

Goin’ spacey

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“Space Invasion,” presented by commercial real estate finance firm UC Funds, will be a summer-long public art exhibit along the streets and parks of Stamford’s downtown.

Leaps to fame

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Though vastly different men, ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev and opera tenor Luciano Pavarotti were larger than life figures who defined their art forms. Now these irresistible legends are the subjects of new films.

Views from the bridge

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A new bicycle and pedestrian path on the Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge, slated to open later this year, will offer visitors six vantage point on the cultural history of the region.

Safe fun in the sun

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Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the world, and, with cases still on the rise, we need to do more to protect the body’s largest organ year-round, writes dermatologist Richard Torbeck.