Saturday, February 20, 2010

Stanley Tucci Nominated For Academy Award

Stanley Tucci, who grew up in Katonah and attended John Jay High School has been nominated for 2010 best supporting actor ~ The Lovely Bones.

The highly-respected character actor portrayal as a child killer in the big screen adaptation of The Lovely Bones has earned him Screen Actors Guild, Golden Globe, and Academy Award nominations.

Mr. Tucci still lives in the area.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Video - Snowy Day Trucking Feb 16, 2010

Here is a link to a video on snowy day trucking (2/16/10) in Katonah.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

I.M. Pei 2010 Winner of British Royal Gold Medal

I.M Pei, a Katonah resident, is the 2010 recepeint of the British Royal Gold Medal.

The Royal Gold Medal for architecture is awarded annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects on behalf of the British monarch, in recognition of an individual's or group's substantial contribution to international architecture.

Chinese-born American architect I.M. Pei is honored in recognition of his lifetime's work.

The 92-year-old, who designed the glass and metal Louvre Pyramid in Paris, will be given the annual special award at the RIBA in London on February 11.

I.M. Pei has been awarded every conceivable award within the architectural world and is
considered one of the masters of 20th century architecture.

In this six part video series below I.M. Pei explains his body of work ....

Part One

Part Two Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6

Locally, I.M. Pei designed the IBM Office Complex in Somers New York that was completed in 1989.

To learn more about I.M. Pei ...