Furst World | Art gallery & cultural outpost in Joshua Tree


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Bobby Furst’s private art studio, gallery and creative retreat hosts spaces for live music, a screening room and workshops with rustic camp trailers and hiking trails that connect to Joshua Tree National Park. His installations of assemblage and found objects … Continue reading

East Jesus | Art squatting in the desert… Gloriously!


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Pilgrimage to East Jesus, a desert art mecca in Slab City, California and a night voyage aboard a magical wooden caravan to the open air stage, The Range. (A few of the locations featured in the film, Into the Wild by … Continue reading

Travel therapy | Dealing with death in Venice


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So there I was, sitting in seat 12A as the plane took off…Thanks to the kind United Airlines counter attendant that rebooked my flight when I messed up and missed my original flight by an entire day. He must have … Continue reading

Iconic Russia | Contemporary art, White Nights and grey areas


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The ATM in Red Square gave me the option of USD or Russian rubles. I thought, “How convenient, a foreign ATM that will allow me to withdraw according to the equivalent US currency- very useful so I won’t have a … Continue reading

Iconic Milan | Things to do IF visiting


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If you have to go to Milan. In Rome you can find classical antiquity, in Florence you can find the Renaissance, in Venice you can find Baroque grandeur, and in Milan,… in Milan you can find work. Of all the large, … Continue reading

Iconic Paris: novel + de rigueur things to do


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Fall is one of my favorite seasons in Paris. The summer heat and tourists have declined, the climate is often overcast, but mostly dry, and the brooding skies gives it a literary mood. New fall/winter fashions have hit the stores … Continue reading

Mexico City’s cosmopolitan magnitude and Costa Rica’s “Pura Vida” mantra | Travel


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In 2001 I visited Mexico City and Costa Rica on a 16 day trip. Mexico City and Costa Rica are developing countries that both have issues of people versus the environment. Both places were reminders of the world as a large, … Continue reading