Monthly Archives: December 2010

Ballet, Art, and Love

WARNING:  SPOILERS FOR BOTH “BLACK SWAN” AND “THE RED SHOES” Last week, I had the fascinating and disturbing experience that is watching Black Swan.  Going into it, I knew that the plot involved some of my very favorite things:  ballet, … Continue reading

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A Friendly PSA

This is a special message for my friends in Columbia, SC.  Today, Groupon has a wonderful deal on membership to the 701 Center for Contemporary Art.  701 is one of Columbia’s best art galleries, bringing innovative and thought provoking installations … Continue reading

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Starving Art

Over the past two days I’ve had my first experiences with art therapy.  It’s weird being on the other side of the canvas.  The only other time I’ve been on a different end of the artistic process is when I … Continue reading

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Greatest Hits, Part II

Hi, all!  I’ve finally decided to get around to some more of my favorites from the Met.  I’ll try to explain why it’s taking me longer than usual asap. The Met has a really overwhelming collection of Manet paintings.  He’s … Continue reading

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Greatest Hits Part I

A week ago today I went to my favorite place in the world:  The Metropolitan Museum of Art.  It’s a dizzying experience even before you walk in the front door, with its neoclassical facade stretching before you.  That feeling is … Continue reading

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Fairytale of New York

I’m sorry I haven’t been around lately, I took a mental health day week week and a half.  But things happened!  The boyfriend and I went to New York.  Yes, that mecca of art and culture and the place that … Continue reading

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TSAH at the Movies

That’s right – I’ve decided I’ve been blogging long enough to make myself into an acronym, but I already digress. I have a confession.  I have never actually watched an artist biopic.  Granted, they tend to fly under the radar … Continue reading

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