As Veteran’s Day – or Armistice, Remembrance or Poppy Day – approaches on November 11, it can sometimes be difficult to slow down and take the time to honor the spirit of the day. It’s in the middle of the long stretch of the holiday season, with plans to make, errands to run and shopping to do. Generally not a time of the year that’s conductive to reflection and remembrance of loss. And yet. Making the time to do so honors not just those lost to war – it reminds us of the heavy burden being borne by some of our fellow citizens each and every day, right now. How can we make space for a sober tribute – no matter how quiet and private – on Veteran’s Day this year? We can visit a memorial or a museum. We can read a poem or a book. Or we can watch an iconic film. Our resident cineaste Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 1o best war movies to watch on Veteran’s Day …
Our Luxury Calendar provides a comprehensive overview of the top events unfolding around the world every month. Some are micro-luxuries (like a really good book) and others are on a grand, epic scale. Personally, if schedules and money were no object, and we could do anything we’d like, here are our top picks for the best luxury events and experiences in the world in November 2020. Consider it your inside luxury guide to the can’t-miss events in fashion, art, music, sports, travel and culinary arts in this month of November 2020.
What’s the best music playlist to listen to on Thanksgiving this year, with songs that invoke all the feels of this holiday season? Food, family, friends, fall, football and frenetic activity are all on tap. Our ace correspondent and resident DJ Julie Chang Murphy has created a perfect playlist of music for Thanksgiving. Find it on Spotify here. Press play. And get this holiday started.
Sparklers is a monthly series that highlights those spreading light in the world. We’re celebrating good deeds and those who choose to shine in November 2019. And since this month is all about being thankful and sharing a meal with family, friends, and perhaps even strangers, it’s the perfect time to shine a light on a group helping to bring a lot of people to the table who would otherwise go hungry. Our correspondent Jillian Tangen shares the inspiring story of Chef Jose Andres and World Central Kitchen.
What are the best new movies to see this November? Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum shares her list of the top films you need to see this November 2019.