The earth without art is just ‘eh.’ Art is a language, instrument of knowledge and instrument of communication. A work of art enters life very much like another human being – complicated, loaded with overtones and meaning, mysterious, enticing, obsessive and beautiful. There's no way to control how it will be used or how it will be read and that's part of the excitement.
Art is our one true global language. It knows no nation, it favors no race and it acknowledges no class. It speaks to our need to reveal, heal and transform. It transcends our ordinary lives and lets us imagine what is possible.
When you’re on vacation, or out at a club, what kind of amenities do you look for?
The little chocolates on the pillow are always appreciated and the ever flowing rotation of warm fluffy towels are quite nice, but familiar.
New at the Trump SoHo, comes the Summer Reading program, which encourages guests to relax by the Bar D'Eau's pool deck with a Kindle Touch that they give you.
Pre-loaded with magazines and popular novels straight from Oprah’s summer picks, the glare-proof gadget is offered at a starting, and perhaps startling rate of $395 a night. Prospective guests should learn to speed read because the Kindles cannot leave the pool area!
The World's Largest Block Party isn't the 90's throwback of graffiti, skateboards, and boom boxes like one may be inclined to imagine. Rather, it's a fundraising event for a church. And though it may seem like a strange twist for a church event, the block party has become famously associated with love connection. For 27 consecutive years now, World's Largest Block Party, put on by Chicago's historic Old St. Patrick's Cathedral, has been ionizing live music, philanthropy, and block party spirits into the ultimate summertime meet up... turned veritable mall of singles! Read on!
The Goddess of benevolence; Oprah Winfrey has recently launched her television network OWN. Highlighting the debut of the network will be a documentary series entitled Oprah Presents: Master Class; where O showcases prominent and influential people of our epoch. The very first person to be showcased on the series was the one and only HOV! That’s right; the Jigga man himself was featured in the premiere episode discussing about his childhood, and how the music game has changed over the course his lengthy career. If you want to catch the full episode, call your cable provider and to add OWN to your line-up. Until then here’s a clip from the last show.
Don't stop till you get enough...surgeries?
Michael Jackson's mother confessed to Oprah that she thinks her son was addicted to plastic surgery. What a surprise! Michael was an excellent musician and no one ever doubted that, but come on, we all had second thoughts about his nose.
She explained that Michael thought he was ugly as a child and decided to have work done on his nose. Katherine went on to say that at one point she told Michael's surgeon to pretend to operate on him if he asked for more surgery.
Thanks for the announcement Katherine, but we all assumed something was wrong when Michael's nose looked like it was falling off.
Oprah Winfrey has taken over television, and is now attempting to takeover airlines. She recently has joined with United Airlines and now has her own 757. Its specifically designed by her from floor to ceiling. This plane is set for take off today from the Chicago O'Hare airport and will be flying throughout the entire farewell season. Flying ends May 2011.
Wow, Oprah seriously has everything! What are the chances these plane tickets are listed on Expedia?
Can posh South Beach handle hip-hop and R&B infusions from SRC Records and its kingpin, legendary CEO Steve Rifkind? The former Loud Records mogul thinks Miami is ripe for his imposing lineup of diversified artists and could be the next epicenter of the music world.
Rifkind, the man responsible for breaking in the Wu-Tang Clan, Big Pun and Mobb Deep, continues to impose his will on the industry with current megastars like the ubiquitous Akon and suburbanite rapper Asher Roth.
MR - You are deeply involved with the "Think Pink Rocks" concert here in Boca Raton in October during breast cancer awareness month and once mentioned your father is a breast cancer survivor.
Steve - Yeah my dad is. But it is close to home for a whole bunch of different reasons.
MR - Most people don't associate men with having breast cancer, so is it extra important to bring your father to light?