Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Most Beautiful: Travel via Film

Akira Kurasawa’s second movie was a propaganda film for World War II called The Most Beautiful. He tells the story of a group of young women, teens most likely, who leave their hometowns to support the war effort by working … Continue reading

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One More Reason to Visit the Art Institute

Marc Chagall’s America Windows

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Pabst Mansion, Milwaukee

Yesterday I visited a friend in Milwaukee and we visited the Pabst Mansion. Captain Frederick Pabst built a fortune brewing beer with his brother-in-law for his father-in-law’s brewery (known at Best Brewing). In the late 19th century he and his … Continue reading

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