A Taste of Buds & Blossoms

It’s that time of year here in Japan! Blossoms are still blooming and the sun’s flirting more boldly everyday. Sakura festivals is where everybody’s headed. I missed the perfect picture yesterday: the sun trying to hide behind a screen of clouds yet still detectable from over the branches of the tree before the mound. But…

Ode To Chelsea Music Festival: Gravity 350

Chelsea Music Festival is back at it again! For the past 6 years, the last 4 of which I’ve had the privilege to participate, Ken-David Masur has taken the lead in dominating the Chelsea neighborhood of lower Manhattan. His lovechild, the Chelsea Music Festival, is a marriage of the arts, fusing and celebrating culture and…