Author: Ilona Quasha

The Hairy Ape

We just saw the current production of Eugene O’Neill’s prize-winning play “The Hairy Ape” at the Park Avenue Armory. Bobby Cannavale is absolutely perfectly cast as Yank. His performance alone may be reason enough to see this. Paddy is also …Read More

Franschhoek Motor Museum

Alongside all the delicious food and wine, and gorgeous views, in the Cape Winelands in South Africa, you could add in a little motoring culture to your visit. Situated in the midst of a gorgeous estate is the Franschhoek Motor …Read More

Francis Picabia

The fabulous subtitle of this MoMA exhibit is apparently a quote of the artist’s: “Our Heads are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Direction” – and indeed, walking through this show will have your thoughts changing direction frequently. The exhibit …Read More

Letter from Stellenbosch

      Some notes from our trip to South Africa’s wine country: *Uva Mira winery, in Stellenbosch, South Africa: this is a gem of a winery to visit in the Cape Winelands. Their wines are not well-known (and not …Read More

Beauty Queen of Leenane

                      Much of the audience probably walks into “The Beauty Queen of Leenane” at BAM knowing that they’re about to witness the dark workings of a dysfunctional Irish mother-daughter relationship. …Read More