MAD…The Museum of Art and Design

The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), based in Manhattan in New York, New York, is a center for the collection, preservation, study, and display of contemporary hand-made objects in a variety of media, including: clay, glass, metal, fiber, and wood. It accommodates 300,000 visitors per year, however, … Read more

The history of Jazz…

As a musical language of communication, jazz is the first indigenous American style to affect music in the rest of the World. From the beat of ragtime syncopation and driving brass bands to soaring gospel choirs mixed with field hollers and the deep down growl of the blues, jazz’s many roots a … Read more

The Bronx Zoo

The Bronx Zoo is located in the Bronx borough of New York City, within Bronx Park. It is the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States, comprising 265 acres (107 ha) of park lands and naturalistic habitats, through which the Bronx River flows. Fordham University owned most of the land which beca … Read more

PS1 profile

MoMA PS1 is one of the oldest and largest nonprofit contemporary art institutions in the United States. An exhibition space rather than a collecting institution, MoMA PS1 devotes its energy and resources to displaying the most experimental art in the world. A catalyst and an advocate for new ideas, … Read more

A walk through Greenwich Village…

Before taking a trip to Greenwich Village, you might be interested in a little history to make it a more familiar and interesting visit. When the Dutch began colonizing Manhattan Island in the 1600’s, The Village was a woodland area inhabited by deer, elk, phesants, wild turkeys, owls and othe … Read more

The New York High Line

The New York High Line was constructed in 1930 to divide the urban traffic from commercial traffic, going through the city from 14th street, the Gansevoort Meat Packing district, to the 34th street /Penn Station. This track was not used a lot and, because of this, it was abandoned for many years. In … Read more

AY Lecture on Andy Warhol and Pop Art

Andrew Warhola, Jr. (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987), known as Andy Warhol, was an American painter, printmaker, and filmmaker who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became famous worldwide for his work … Read more

The city of Boston

Boston, first incorporated as a town in 1630, and as a city in 1822, is one of America’s oldest cities, with a rich economic and social history. What began as a homesteading community eventually evolved into a center for social and political change. Boston has since become the economic and cul … Read more

something about Indian Cuisine

Once considered the shining jewel in the British Empire’s crown, India can today be easily deemed as the huge, 60-carat diamond in the World’s flavored cuisine ring. The large variety of dishes, appetizers, snacks, side dishes and desserts have found numerous fans on an international scale, as India … Read more