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Chronicles: Marie’s Crisis Cafe

Nestled in the tree lined Grove Street, in Greenwich Village, there is sits a white brick building with red trim. It stands out on the street full of mid-19th century townhouses not just because of its old fashioned sign and garish paint, but because late into the evenings, on any given night, the sounds of Broadway tunes can be heard ... Read More »

News: World Cup Captured on Canvas

  The World Cup is gearing-up this year to be quite the spectacle, with North Korea hiring actors as fans and the constant drone of the vuvuzelas driving people mad, but at the Sandton Convention Centre, in Sandton, South Africa, a different kind of spectacle is happening. To help celebrate the World Cup, Adidas has set-up their official World Cup ... Read More »

Museyon’s Guide to…The Roskilde Festival

Oh, how we love Denmark.  Where else besides the multi-day Roskilde Festival can you experience some of the biggest names in music and its notable up-and-comers, skate on half-pipes, go fishing, take a dip, post some mail, fill your prescriptions, shop for groceries, do your laundry, and have your electric car battery recharged alongside 100,000 like-minded fans?  Plus, because it is ... Read More »

Extended Travel: Bath, UK

An hour and a half away from the busyness of London, nestled into the quaint English countryside, amongst rolling green hills, is a city lost in time. A city where one can still “take the waters” at Roman baths, visit the home of Jane Austen or eat a bun invented in 1680 straight from the kitchen where it originated.   ... Read More »

News: Caravaggio Found!

For the past few months, we’ve been closely following the saga unfolding in Porto Ecrole, Italy as scientists test the remains of whom they believe may be the long dead Caravaggio; bones tossed into an ossuary in the 1950s after being dug-up from the cemetery of San Sebastiano.   In 2001, an Italian researcher came across a document he believed ... Read More »

Chronicles: Pete’s Tavern

  “I sold the watch to get the money to buy your combs.”  And so ends the famed holiday tale, ‘The Gift of The Magi,’ the story of a husband and wife so in love, they sell their most prized possessions to buy each other a gift for Christmas, unknowingly buying gifts to complement the exact thing that the other ... Read More »

Goya + Rosario Weiss: All in the Family

Born in Aragon, Spain in 1746, Francisco Jose de Goya de Lucientes is known as one of the last European classical painting and print masters and one of the first of the modern era.  Daring in his subject matter and bold with his brush strokes, his pieces have long provoked thought and controversy. It is no wonder that Madrid’s Museo ... Read More »

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