For reasons I don’t fully understand, and probably owing to someone else’s last-minute cancellation, last week I was invited by General Manager Phil Ginsburg to be a judge at a Recreation and Park Department talent show.
What was Paris like in the heyday of Manet, Renoir and Toulouse-Lautrec? You get a vivid sense of it when you wander through “City of Light: Impressionist Paris,” an evocative exhibition that portrays the magic city on the Seine from the mid-19th century to the turn of the 20th.
There’s an extraordinary new book out that explains Democrats' long-term strategy for winning and maintaining power.
It's called The Blueprint: How the Democrats Won Colorado (and Why Republicans EVERYWHERE Should Care), by journalist Adam Schrager and former Colorado state Rep. Rob Witwer.
Across the street from the Musée d’Orsay stands the historic Palais de la Légion d’Honneur, a splendid neoclassical building owned by the French state since 1804.
It’s a burst of color and motion, a flurry of blue, white and red brushstrokes, capturing an impression of a thousand French flags fluttering above the mass of figures in the street below.
Almost everyone, no matter what your political persuasion, wants to help poor people. When you get right down to it, the political questions usually turn not on whether to help, but how.