As of this morning, the roof of the Metropolitan Museum in New York has become the arena for an epic confrontation. But who’s the victor and who’s the victim? And is it all over? Or is someone playing possum and planning a death blow? Hubris meets humility with the city as backdrop and witness – but the battle may only be momentarily paused.
Summer music festival season is nigh. Are you in? If you’re planning to take the plunge this summer, here are 25 popular music festivals around the world that are the best of the best. We’ve included hip-hop, R&B, EDM, alternative, world, rock and pop music on this list. If you’re so inclined, you can spend every weekend between Memorial Day and Labor Day at a sensational outdoor music festival somewhere in the world.
Summer dance festival. Three little words that conjure up a world of beauty, grace, refinement – and also provocation, wild abandon, and heat. What could be better for a weekend adventure or a glorious week away this summer than a trip to one of the iconic dance festivals happening around the world? Whether it’s Lauren Lovette, Michelle Dorrance, or Misty Copeland, there are not-to-be-missed performances going on in every corner of the globe. Here’s our list of the best ballet and modern dance festivals happening in the summer of 2018.
The Dandelion Chandelier Luxury Calendar for The Arts highlights noteworthy events around the world in April 2018 in ballet, modern dance, performance art, classical music, opera and jazz –plus notable new art museum exhibits and installations. Looking for a transporting cultural experience? Look no further. For the rest of the Luxury Calendar, click here.
The annual Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG), now in its 16th year, is one of the many harbingers of spring in the city. But spring is taking its sweet time arriving this year, and the lingering chill turns out to be a perfect match for this year’s exhibit. It’s far more cerebral, austere and architectural than any we’ve ever seen. These are not your usual hothouse orchids in prim pots – this is something really new. You may think you’ve seen a floral sculpture before – but we’re willing to bet that you’ve never seen anything like this.