Tag: Louvre

  • Something in Common

    From movies to TV shows to concerts, the more we get to know celebrities the more we feel like we know them on a personal level. This can seem even more real, given all the true-life biography shows on TV these days. You can watch documentaries about all of your favorite actors or musicians and…

  • Renowned Architect I.M. Pei Dies at 102

    Renowned Architect I.M. Pei Dies at 102

    I.M. Pei, co-founder of the international architectural firm, Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, and the architect behind the famous glass pyramids at the Louvre in Paris, died May 16. He was 102. I.M. Pei devant la Pyramide © Marc Ribound; image MUSÉE DU LOUVRE’S PRESS ROOM In addition to the glass pyramids, some of Pei’s…

  • Block by Block

    This is not my first blog about LEGOs. As I’ve written before, my son is a LEGO aficionado. We’ve gone from Duplos (the big, chunky LEGOs) to the “starter” sets (fewer than 50 pieces or so) to the recently completed 1,156-piece Indominus Rex Jurassic World set. I was honored to help my son build this…