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St. Patrick’s Cathedral at Christmastime

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“I can only guess how many movies have been made about New York City at Christmas time. It is a magical season with the lights and sounds of Christmas. People are in a festive mood, smiles abound, good will and holiday cheer are the order of the day. The Cathedral of St. Patrick is in the very heart of the New York’s celebration of Christmas. We stand up for the most important part of the season — the reason for…

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MoMA today

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If I see nothing else on this journey to New York, I would be satisfied because today I saw Piet Mondrian’s Broadway Boogie Woogie. From MoMA: Escaping to New York after the start of World War II, Mondrian delighted in the city’s architecture, and, an adept dancer, was fascinated by American jazz, particularly boogie–woogie. He saw the syncopated beat, irreverent approach to melody, and improvisational aesthetic of boogie–woogie as akin to his own “destruction of natural appearance; and construction through…

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