Weekend Adventure: The East Coast Chamber Orchestra & Rescuing Cheesecake

The Orchestra Saturday we attended a synagogue service and ran into an acquaintance of ours who had two tickets for an orchestral performance he wasn’t going to be able to attend. He didn’t want to waste them by throwing them out, so he gave the tickets to me and my wife. I imagine he wasn’tContinue reading “Weekend Adventure: The East Coast Chamber Orchestra & Rescuing Cheesecake”

The Tokyo Circus in Lower East Manhattan

On my way home from class tonight, I passed through Union Square station, and I happened to hear some really funky music playing.  There was a crowd so I stopped to see what was going on and saw this wildly dressed group of Asian people dancing around and having a good time.  I won’t lie. Continue reading “The Tokyo Circus in Lower East Manhattan”

New York City Express Train Gymnastics and Dancing

A night or two ago I was on the express train, either the 4 or 5 (they run the same track), heading to Union Square, and this guy announced that he was going to give us a performance.  He reached into a plastic bag on the floor and turned on his radio.  Then he didContinue reading “New York City Express Train Gymnastics and Dancing”

Acrobatic Street Performers on Orchard Road

In January I happened to be walking down Orchard Road and I saw a crowd gathering.  There were two girls doing an acrobatics performance for tips.  They were really good, so I pulled out my camera and tried to record some of it.  The lighting was pretty bad since it was late, but this isContinue reading “Acrobatic Street Performers on Orchard Road”