The Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas has announced that it will add artist Nicole Eisenman’s Sketch for a Fountain to its collection. Originally presented at Skulptur Projekte Münster in 2017, the playful work consists of five larger-than-life figures of indeterminate gender lounging and dozing around a basin of water. It was acquired through the Kaleta A. Doolin Acquisition Fund for Women Artists and a promised gift from the Green Family Collection.Read more
Richard Holbrooke (SHS 1958), the remarkable career of the celebrity diplomat and hyperactive emblem of the Pax Americana
From the early years of US involvement in Vietnam to the latter stages of the war on terror, the remarkable career of Richard Holbrooke spanned almost half a century before coming to a dramatic end just before Christmas 2010. Holbrooke was already something of a dying breed – a celebrity diplomat and hyperactive emblem of the Pax Americana that had emerged out of the Second World War but was already entering its twilight years.Read more
Actor and performer Kathleen Turner headlined the Gala, with her one-woman cabaret. Arena Stage is excited to present the Beth Newburger Schwartz Award to Nina Totenberg, in recognition of her ground-breaking reporting in the broadcast world and her continual support of the arts.Read more
The Truth About How Generation Z Handles Stress in the Workplace according to Jonathan Haidt (SHS 1981)
Growing up in a protective and mainly indoors environment surrounded by technology and social media (which has been linked to anxiety and depression) is likely a factor in the way that Gen Zers behave in the workplace, according to Jonathan Haidt, Ph.D., social psychologist, author, and professor of ethical leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business.Read more
Last night, the Game of Thrones series finale was watched by a record 19.3 million viewers across HBO’s platforms, exceeding the previous series high of 18.4 million viewers from last week. In addition, the episode scored the most-watched single telecast record on HBO ever, with 13.6 million viewers for the 9:00 p.m. airing.
Douglas Rushkoff, author, explains why he thinks the internet and social media are harmful to humans on The Economist podcast.Read more
With America’s student debt crisis reaching its highest point ever at over $1.5 trillion, the growing costs to attend a traditional four-year college or university is top of mind. America’s education system as a whole is far too complex and intersected with other socio-economic factors for there to be easy fixes to this problem, Dan Rosensweig, CEO and president of Chegg, an educational resource company that started out offering online textbook rentals, said in an interview on Yahoo Finance’s On the Move.Read more
Are you a bit of a forgetful type? Do you regularly do the classic "I've put it down, but I can't remember exactly where?" Well you are absolutely not alone. Many people suffer from short-term memory loss so finding ways to tackle it is an important and a low key vital part of life. Low key as in, lower time spent looking for keys, am I right? Anyhow those bright scientific minds have been doing all the slog so you don't have to. A new study has found that walking backwards can improve your short-term memory.Read more
Join Us May 11th for the Scarsdale ALL Alumni Reunion! Celebrating the 100 Year Anniversary of Scarsdale High School!
The moment we have all been waiting for is here! The Scarsdale Alumni Association is very excited to announce we will be holding an ALL Scarsdale Alumni Reunion to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of Scarsdale High School on Saturday, May 11, 2019! All Scarsdale alumni from all class years are invited!Read more
Four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, The Walking Dead, Golda’s Balcony) will star in the Bay Street Theater's world premiere of Wade Dooley’s The Prompter, the first show of the 2019 Mainstage Season.
Helmed by Bay Street Artistic Director Scott Schwartz, performances are scheduled for May 28–June 16. Playwright Dooley (Jersey Boys) will co-star.Read more