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Extended Travel: Ravenna, Italy

  Best known for holding a treasure trove of World Heritage monuments from the early Christian, Byzantine Era, Ravenna has small town charm packed centuries of history. It’s beauty has inspired poetry and literature so it is fitting that here is where Dante Alighieri (of Dante’s Inferno) was buried in 1321 after being exiled from Florence. Read More »

Extended Travel: Greenwich, London

  One of the most popular filming locations in London is the UNESCO Heritage Site of Greenwich. Greenwich is a borough of London but really, it is a small town unto itself, located six miles up the River Thames.   Once the home of English royalty, Greenwich has a history that reaches back through Roman times to the pre-historic, with ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

Chicago Food Film Festival 2010 Trailer from George Motz on Vimeo.   It is the last weekend in September, where has the Summer gone? Time for Fall leaves, apple picking, Halloween and wearing lots and lots of plaid. If you are in Chicago this weekend, make sure and check out the first annual Food and Film Festival where all the ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

  Celebrate: This weekend is Yom Kippur, so for all our Jewish friends, Happy Day of Atonement and you’re welcome- we skipped writing about the new cookbooks out this weekend. But if you are into self-torture, here’s a list from CBS entitled: Yom Kippur: 10 Foods We Can’t Wait to Eat.   Watch: This is a great weekend for movie ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to…BFI London Film Festival

The program for the 54th BFI London Film Festival, launched today by Artistic Director Sandra Hebron, showcases an array of highly anticipated films by both established and emerging talent from around the world. Held over 16 days, the festival will screen a total of 197 features and 112 shorts, including 11 World, 23 International and 33 European premieres, many presented ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to the Weekend

  Celebrate: Anna Wintour will be very very angry if you don’t celebrate Fashion’s Night Out. And you don’t want to make Anna Wintour unhappy, do you? This kick off to NYC’s Fashion Week means retailers not only in New York will be celebrating with parties and special in-store deals, but shops and designers around the world.   Watch: I’m ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide To…ATP NY

  Imagine Dirty Dancing except with Iggy Pop as Johnny and the Vivian Girls (collectively) as Baby and that’s maybe close to what you’ll get on a trip to All Tomorrow’s Parties, New York. The American branch of this UK festival takes place at Kutsher’s Country Club in Monticello, NY. Kutsher’s is one of the last of a dying breed ... Read More »

News: Allen Ginsberg’s Apt For Rent

Today writer E.V. Grieve reports on his blog that the apartment at 437 E. 12th St., on the fourth floor, where Allen Ginsberg lived from 1975 to 1996 is up for rent; until a year ago, the apartment was occupied by Ginsberg’s partner, the poet Peter Orlovsky, who recently passed.   The real estate listing for the apartment states that ... Read More »

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