A Cherry Tree Blossoms in Brooklyn | Sakura Matsuri 2017

Photo taken by Cooper and Juliette.

We are so fortunate to live very close to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and one of the benefits of being Pratt Institute Alum is that we get free admission for life!  Every spring we attend the Sakura Matsuri which is a Brooklyn-Japanese festival that began in 1982 celebrating the full bloom of the cherry tree blossoms.

The weather, the trees and the people were all celebrating the beauty of spring.

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An Art Battle waged in the Village NYC

Photo taken by Cooper and Juliette.

Wow, last night we had a stellar time at Le Poisson Rouge at an official international Art Battle.  The artists were phenomenal!  Twelve artists had 20 minutes to compete head to head in two qualifying rounds, the top 2 from each moved on to the final round.

The audience used its tear off ballot to vote, Artist ANDRE and Marthalicia Matarrita were clear favorites in round one.

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