Wings Over Lake Michigan

August 06, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
This is the Burke Brise Soleil at the Milwaukee Art Museum. From Wikipedia: A brise soleil " is an architectural feature of a building that reduces heat gain within that building by deflecting sunlight. " You're looking at an elaborate sunshade! The Burke Brise Soleil, and the building it shades, the Quadracci Pavilion, were designed by the cele...
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Chinese Violin Player--Boston

March 22, 2020  •  Leave a Comment
I believe the instrument the gentleman is playing is called an "erhu," which is a two-stringed instrument sometimes called a "Chinese Violin." I came across this musician in Boston Public Garden, late in the afternoon of March 11, 2020. I placed a couple of dollars in his jar and enquired via sign language and facial expression whether I could ha...
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