Last week, I had the honor of discussing
with New York City radio legend and brilliant conversationalist Leonard Lopate on his new program, Left Bank of the Hudson Leonard Lopate at Large, on WBAI (99.5 FM).
A dream come true! Thank you, Mr. Lopate.
You can hear
the interview here.
(Courtesy of WBAI)
Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, Pennsylvania invited Perfume Professor to give an afternoon lecture on Edward Steichen’s recently restored and showcased murals, “In Exaltation of Flowers.” (Her talk was well attended and received.) The Perfume Professor graciously asked me to accompany her on this brief adventure. I’m glad that I tagged along.
When discussing my book,
Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street, at a public event or even among a handful of people, a fundamental question invariably arises: what might be done to retain–or better yet, draw–artists to a city undergoing development and gentrification? Continue reading
2019 is starting right!
, a podcast jointly based in Boston and Jersey City and focusing on urban issues and politics, invited me to appear on its first 2019 episode. A real honor. We Need Some Milk Continue reading
During the past several weeks, I’ve been researching the early history of Jersey City. Mainly, this consists of me pouring over books, prints, and ephemera in the research rooms of the
New York Public Library and the Jersey City Free Public Library. Mind you: this is not a chore. The hours fly by.