We’re resting up in
|Looking under the El along West Adams|
Our hotel is just down West Adams (above), barely three or four hundred yards from the wonderful Art Institute, so we were in soon after they opened at ten this morning, feasting our eyes on everything from Mary Cassatt to Salvador Dali and Roy Lichtenstein, Frederic Remington to Georgia O’Keeffe, with a few Byzantine mosaics and ultra-modern Charles Ray sculptures thrown in. The café isn’t bad either.
In the park there was a free concert by a wonderful combo from French-speaking
were mentioned): Morocco
Sahmaoui and Mahmoud Ahmed, Ariz . University of Gnawa
Tonight we’re nipping round the corner to a club owned and run by blues legend Buddy Guy. They say he often comes out and plays a few numbers, depending upon how he’s feeling. Culture: it’s such hard work.
|On the waterfront|