Category Archives: Arts-a-Poppin’

Special focus on the Visual Arts (or when I am being extra artsy with the camera)

WHITNEY MUSEUM TERRACE VIEWS

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LIGHTSCAPE 22/23

LIGHTSCAPE, the outdoor light show experience at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden concludes this Sunday, January 8. Here are some of this year’s highlights in pics and vids. You can also catch the splendor from last year’s show here and here.

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OREGON ROSE GARDEN

The same day my cousin and I went to Washington Park in Portland, Oregon, to marvel at the Redwoods and pay our respects at the Holocaust Memorial, we also basked in the splendor of the International Test Rose Garden. Which … Continue reading

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OREGON HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL

I visited the Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Washington Park in Portland last October. The photos don’t require further commentary.

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A Walk Through Central Park

Central Park was in fall splendor this recent November Monday as I walked from Sheep Meadow through to the Plaza at the 5th ave / 59 Street exit, but the hot sun and blue sky framed the autumnal scene in … Continue reading

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BROOKLYN HALLOWEEN

Or rather Park Slope Halloween. Or more specifically some of the Halloween decorations I photographed in my neighborhood. Vroom Vroom! Hello, Sailor!

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REDWOODS!

While visiting Portland, Oregon to screen my short film “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” at the H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival, I went to Washington Park with my cousin. Plenty of lovely nature and more to experience … Continue reading

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Up the Hudson to Albany and NYSIFF

“The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre” wins Best Horror at the New York State International Film Festival Yes, my musical Poe adaptation was awarded Best Horror at the New York State International Film Festival, and I will report … Continue reading

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BRONX ZOO

Ed and I took a day trip to the Bronx Zoo. Never been before, or at least not been since childhood, many decades ago. It is over an hour’s ride by subway from our place in Brooklyn, but well worth … Continue reading

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ELDERBERRY BLOSSOMS

with a real life Elder in the background…. See him? There he is!

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BROOKLYN PRIDE 2022

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CHERRY BLOSSOMS 2022

Last Saturday I returned to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to see the cherry blossoms in its famous esplanade in peek bloom. Took a lot of photos again, of course, as I have before (and before and before), but this time … Continue reading

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Pit and Pendulum Image Tease

This is my favorite screenshot of “The Pit and the Pendulum – a musicabre“, my musical short film Edgar Allan Poe adaptation. I like its visual composition. I like the emotion that radiates from it. I like the mystery that … Continue reading

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ART EXPO 2022

Once again (as in then and then and then and then), Ed and I went to the Art Expo (it’s nice to get free tickets), this time not at a pier on the Hudson as previously, but at Pier 36 … Continue reading

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Central Park at Dusk

The other day I crossed Central Park from West 72nd to East 79th streets just as night was creeping. I had seen a horror film at the movies, and felt inspired to take some moody photos as I made my … Continue reading

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BROOKLYN SNAPSHOTS – Part 2

And we’re back, ambling around the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Gowanus, Boerum Hill and Park Slope. Plus a little bit of Red Hook.

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