Kennedy Center Honors, 2009
I love watching the Kennedy Center Honors maybe even more than the Academy Awards or Golden Globes - the tributes to each honoree are always wonderfully produced and performed, and the honorees are incredibly and indisputably deserving of their recognition. I love how this reveres every kind of performance art, rather than just one or two. So, I was especially excited to learn who will be honored...
In case there was a need for yet another reason to love Ben & Jerry’s: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/09/01/hubby-hubby-ben-jerrys-sh_n_273872.html
High in the Sky
I watched Man on Wire last night, a documentary about famed wire-walker/artist Philippe Petit, and was pretty blown away. The film itself was extremely creatively done, with a combination of reenactments (which usually I find to be silly, but it seemed to work here), new interviews with Philippe and those close to him/his friends and those who worked with him, and a ton of original footage. There...