Author: Arnold Berke

Taipei: Of Cabbages and Qings

Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, can be as intense as any of the big cities across the water in mainland China.  But it also presents an opportunity to view Chinese culture through a different lens, with one stop, the National Palace Museum, offering one…

Detroit: A Wealth of Surprising Interiors

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As a boy in Ohio, I would listen to the radio series Adventures in Good Music, hosted by the mellifluous musicologist Karl Haas. As the announcer proclaimed, “from the Fisher Building,” I’d wonder about this mysterious place. At last I’ve seen the reality. . .