Put down the novel or take off early from the office, it’s the month of June and culture awaits. Here are our picks to wile away the hours on a summer afternoon.
Spend an afternoon at the movies. Me Before You (Warner Brothers) is a charming tale of a quirky English girl, Louisa, who takes a job as a caregiver and companion to a wealthy young banker, Will, who is wheelchair bound after an accident.For the cinephile, the documentary on director Brian De Palma will not disappoint. Opening June 10th, DePalma will explore the talents and the craft of filmmaking from one of the industry’s most influential directors.
Take in a museum exhibit. The spotlight shines on the ingenious and irreverent American designer Isaac Mizrahi at the Jewish Museum of Art in New York this month. Eye Pop: The Celebrity Gaze is an intriguing portrait exhibition of 53 luminaries at the top of their fields. The show runs at Washington’s National Portrait Gallery through July 10th.