Month: April 2015

Basquiat: The Unknown Notebooks

Here’s an exhibition worth seeing, currently on view through August 23 at the Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn-born artist Jean-Michel Basquiat filled numerous notebooks with poetry fragments, wordplay, sketches, and personal observations ranging from street life and popular culture to themes of race, class, and world history. The first major exhibition of the artist’s notebooks, “Basquiat: The …

A Home For Chamber Music

by Daniel Cappello Photographed by Julie Skarratt The invitation was simple and elegant, with a cultivated tone. “Winter Salon: An Evening of Music and Dinner,” it announced. Knowing the hosts’ love of music—she, a former concert pianist; he, one hell of a singer who just happens to play classical guitar as a hobby—it was an …

The Legacy of Peggy Adams

The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League was established in 1925 to serve the community of Palm Beach County. For 90 years, the organization has continued to evolve—and 2014 was a record of a year: 10,756 animals received spay/neuter services (including 4,885 cats that received trap-neuter-vaccinate-return services); 3,936 pets were adopted into homes; and 1,381 pets …