More Soviet punks in 1980s
reading tips on how to play ukulele
Isaac Israëls - Shop Window (1894-98)
Isaac Lazarus Israëls (3 February 1865 – 7 October 1934) was a Dutch painter associated with the Amsterdam Impressionism movement.
Vahdah Olcott-Bickford (1885-1980) plays a top-of-the-line Ditson ukulele. She took the ukulele seriously and championed its cause.
Marina Harss on the ballerina Wendy Whelan, who will retire from New York City Ballet on Saturday night:
"At forty-seven, she seems to care less about how things look than about the way they work and what they say. There’s a kind of no-bull attitude to her dancing that cuts through the posturing and the ornamentation that can sometimes be off-putting about ballet."
Photograph by Beatrice de Gea/The New York Times/Redux
A fire escape on the Lower East Side.
The belles of Dublin go Goth for the season that’s in it. Darkly fascinating. September Girls - Veneer