1. Listen to the new Beach House album, Bloom, on NPR’s First Listen.

2. While you’re at it, listen to the new Best Coast album on NPR too.

3. Make some DIY Fruit Balloons for your next party.

4. Drool over this hand-written letter from Picasso to Gertrude Stein.

5. Watch the live stream of the The Costume Institute Gala at the Met tonight online.

~ Haley Cullingham