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Laurel Angrist articles for Focus Magazine

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"Collecting Photography Now: What’s Hot"

Publication: Focus Fine Art Photography Magazine; October 2009

Photography enthusiasts often find works of art we would feel proud to have grace our living room walls. However, knowing how to assess the quality and value of works…

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Laurel Angrist articles for Shermans Travel Magazine

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"Wynn's Encore"

Publication: Sherman’s Travel Magazine, April/May 2009

It’s officially a great time to visit Las Vegas: Given the pervasive bleak mood, it’s more tempting than ever to escape reality and stick your head in the city’s glitzy, carefree sand…

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"NYC Hotels: Quirky Boutiques & New Design Hotels"

Publication: ShermansTravel.com, 08/04/2009
http://www.shermanstravel.com/editor_review/1100147/NYC_Hotels:_Quirky_Boutiques_&_New_Design_Hotels_From_$99_Night

There are few more thrilling cities to visit than New York, with its dynamic, inimitable mix of world cultures, towering skyscrapers, and vibrant neighborhoods…

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"Wine Country Getaways from $85/Night"

Publication: ShermansTravel.com, 09/02/2009
http://www.shermanstravel.com/editor_review/1100177/Wine_Country_Getaways_From_$85_Night

Fall is our favorite time for vineyard hopping – it's prime harvest season in most US wine regions and the turning leaves provide a colorful backdrop to the bucolic stretches of vineyards.

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"29 Places to Go in 2009 Spotlight"

Publication: ShermansTravel.com, January 2009
http://www.shermanstravel.com/spotlights/29_Places_To_Go_In_2009

Make the new year one to remember at one of these travel hotspots. Excerpts on the Great Smoky Mountains, Whistler, and South Korea…

Laurel Angrist articles for Budget Travel

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"Malta Hotel"

Publication: Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel Magazine; November 13, 2007 (Website)
http://www.budgettravel.com/bt-dyn/content/article/2007/11/12/AR2007111200568.html

Experience the vibrant culture and pulsing nightlife of this island nation at the crossroads of Europe and northern Africa…

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"Australia, 11 Nights"

Publication: Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel Magazine; Oct. 5, 2007 (Website)
http://budgettravel.com/bt-dyn/content/article/2007/10/04/AR2007100400987.html

Explore the Great Barrier Reef, camp in the Outback, and experience city life, Aussie-style, during this journey along the eastern coast of Australia from Brisbane to Cairns…

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"When Travel Became Fabulous"

Publication: Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel Magazine; Oct. 5, 2007 (Website)
http://budgettravel.com/bt-dyn/content/article/2007/08/16/AR2007081601466.html?wpisrc=newsletter

See an astonishing slide show of Europe's first printed maps and travel images…

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"Canadian Rockies"

Publication: Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel Magazine; Aug. 15, 2007 (Website)
http://www.budgettravel.com/bt-dyn/content/article/2007/08/10/AR2007081000835.html

Explore Western Canada's waterfalls, glaciers, and rugged mountains on this sightseeing train-and-bus tour from Vancouver to Calgary…

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"A Quick Trip to Dubai"

Publication: Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel Magazine; July 24, 2007 (Website)
http://www.budgettravel.com/bt-dyn/content/article/2007/07/18/AR2007071801723.html?referrer=email

Explore the glitzy modern city of Dubai with this three-night air/hotel package…

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"Miami Getaway"

Publication: Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel Magazine; July 16, 2007 (Website)
http://www.budgettravel.com/bt-dyn/content/article/2007/07/11/AR2007071101596.html

Sun worshippers can save big with this air/hotel package to Miami's South Beach…

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"Travel-inspired artists take on the road"

Publication: Budget Travel Magazine Blog; 07/27/2007 (Website)
http://current.newsweek.com/budgettravel/2007/07/travelinspired_artists_take_on.html

Travel has inspired artists' creations for centuries, from the stunning vistas and landscapes of 19th century Realist painters to the spectacular photographs of Walker Evans…

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Laurel Angrist articles for About.com

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"Top 5 Lunch Spots Near PS 1 in Long Island City"

Publication: About.com; July '07
http://queens.about.com/od/eatingout/a/ps1_restaurants.htm

Once upon a time people walked out of PS 1 and got back on the subway rather than find a bite to eat in the neighborhood. But Long Island City's Hunters Point has come a long way…

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"Shopping in Long Island City"

Publication: About.com; July '07
http://queens.about.com/od/longislandcity/tp/shopping_long_island_city.htm

The Hunters Point section of Long Island City is in the midst of massive change. Residential high-rises have soared, restaurants and bars multiplied, and even a beach has opened up. Shopping has started to change, too…

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Laurel Angrist articles for Queens Chronicle

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"In a Feminist Tradition"

Publication: Queens Chronicle; 4/12/07
http://www.zwire.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=18201490&BRD=2731&PAG=461&dept_id=576260&rfi=6

There are just two more weekends to catch “From the Inside Out,” an exhibition that explores the legacy of feminist artwork — from the pioneering women of the 1970s to modern works…

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"Spring Is the Perfect Season for Day Trips Outside Queens"

Publication: Queens Chronicle; March 31, 2005

New York in the spring is positively kid-friendly, and there's no shortage of fun-filled activities here in Queens to keep young urban explorers entertained. But if you're looking to get out of the city for the day, there's plenty of great places to visit just a short drive away…

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Laurel Angrist articles for Art Fairs International

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"Ecotopia at the ICP"

Publication: Art Fairs International; Feb. 12, 2007

Early photographs of the American West captured a pristine wilderness untarnished by industry and tourism. Ansel Adams spent his lifetime photographing this remote landscape…

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Laurel Angrist articles for the Village Voice

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"Guts, Feathers & All"

Publication: Village Voice; May 4-10, 2005

Ever dream of killing two pigeons with one stone? Or better yet, an ax? If so, you won’t want to miss “Cancelled Flight: 101 Tried and True Pigeon Killin’ Methods” at the Reed Space Gallery…

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Laurel Angrist articles for the New York Arts Magazine

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"Second Queens International Exhibition celebrates Borough's Cultural Diversity"

Publication: NY Arts Magazine; Jan/Feb 2005
http://www.nyartsmagazine.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=1855&Itemid=696

Queens, the most ethnically diverse locality in the United States, is a hotbed for artistic innovation and dialogue. Nothing reflects this better than the Queens International 2004 exhibition…

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Laurel Angrist articles for the New York Press

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"Kim Keever"

Publication: New York Press; Feb. 9-15, 2005
http://www.nypress.com/18/6/listings/art.cfm

In a place untouched by the hands of man, a distant volcano begins to erupt. Thick red lava oozes down its side, slowly seeping toward the flat green earth…

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"Sarah Hobbs"

Publication: New York Press; Dec. 22-28, 2004
http://www.nypress.com/17/51/listings/highlights.cfm

SMALL PROBLEMS IN Living is Sarah Hobbs' first solo show in New York, but its thoughtful artistry reflects a budding talent with a very witty sense of humor. The photographs in this series explore the pathological terrain…

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"Lori Nix: Lost"

Publication: New York Press; Oct. 20-26, 2004
http://nypress.com/17/42/listings/highlights.cfm

LIKE MUCH OF HER previous work, the images that compose Lori Nix's new series, "Lost," cleverly blur the line between truth and illusion…

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Laurel Angrist articles for the Brooklyn Paper

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"The Bernice Brooks Show: A weekly broadcast with a beat"

Publication: The Brooklyn Papers; Jan. 25, 2004
http://www.briconline.org/pdf/bcat/pg_weekly/feature_jan_25-31_2004.pdf

Brooklyn residents have been tuning in to watch The Bernice Brooks Show for over seven years now, inspired by the host’s ecstatic energy and exuberant drum rolls…

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Laurel Angrist articles for the Brooklyn Paper

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Annie Get Your Gum!

Publication: Oh, what Beautiful Teeth; Summer 2003

Snapping and stretching, chewing gum gets your teeth and gums into shape. Think of it as aerobics for the mouth…

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Laurel Angrist articles for the Brooklyn Paper

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"Secret Lives, Compelling Stories"

Publication: The NY Blueprint; May 2003

The hidden lives of Jewish children saved from the Holocaust by non-Jewish rescuers are revealed in a new documentary slated to open at New York City's Quad Cinema on May 16…