By Paula Katinas
Bay Ridge — Everyone attending the opening night of the Bay Ridge Festival of the Arts had a favorite — a painting or photo they were drawn to and couldn’t stop gazing at.
For Lucy Ciancio, it was “Dancing the Tango,” a striking portrait painted by Michael Maggio of a couple locked in a dance-floor embrace, the women’s fishnet stocking-covered leg stretching boldly into the air.
“It’s very beautiful,” Ciancio said, as she looked at the painting and smiled. read more