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updated Sat. April 14, 2018

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After what was a long and grueling winter filled with New Year bomb cyclones and massive March snow falls, it looks like New York may finally be sensing some warmer weather. That can only mean one thing: we have a very limited amount of time between sloughing off our puffer coats and when the ...
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead. THE BIG UMBRELLA FESTIVAL at Lincoln Center (through May 6). This monthlong celebration is aptly named. It offers not only a mix of the arts but also a kind of comfort and ...
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead. CALIDORE STRING QUARTET at Alice Tully Hall (April 13, 7:30 p.m.). One of the innumerable quality quartets doing the rounds at the moment, this group takes on a fairly routine but ... music NYC
The lavish 1890s mansion was dotted with many other artists -- and their works -- including Olympia Scarry, Mia Moretti, Matthew Day Jackson and Eddie Martinez who all donated pieces that were auctioned in support of the organization. Also on display were works from Free Arts NYC teens who ...

The Museum of Modern Art's Queens branch is celebrating spring with this free six-hour avant-garde extravaganza. In addition to an array of video, performance art and improvisational theater pieces, there will be a number of musical acts, selected with help from the Brooklyn venue Secret Project Robot. NYC
"Untitled" by the young British choreographer Liam Scarlett and new works by Marco Pelle and Lauren Lovette, a principal ballerina at New York City Ballet, will ... The mesmerizing performers Lil Buck and Jon Boogz believe dance can make a substantive social impact, and they founded Movement Art Is ...
The American Dance Festival (ADF) will present the work of Anne Plamondon (May 8, 7:00pm) and dendy/donovan projects (May 10-12, 7:30pm) at New York Live Arts. "ADF is excited to share the dance theater works of ADF newcomer Anne Plamondon and long-time ADF favorite dendy/donovon projects ...
"Musicians across New York City know how difficult it can be for an emerging ensemble to get a firm foothold in the industry and make a living, but this grant is going to go a long way towards helping us thrive. The support and structure of the Emerging Artists Project grant is providing the framework we need ...
It helped when he pointed to examples of what it should look like and gave a short art history lesson about Roy Lichtenstein, whose style sometimes ... to be an animator, opened Dirty Hands in January and does his own work on the side, having shown work at galleries in Los Angeles and New York City.
Bonhams on Madison Avenue has just wrapped up a sale of Chinese works of art and paintings and the interest was intense. CGTN's John Terrett reports. Auction houses are rhythmic and repetitious. The auctioneer intones a sense of gentle urgency with a message that said “Buy now or lose out!”.
... School for Music, Art, and Performing Arts in Manhattan. The students performed selections from Ragtime, Machinal, Henry's Law, West Side Story, and 42nd Street. Sponsored by The Shubert Foundation, the festival is presented in partnership with the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE).
FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2017 file photo, Justin Timberlake performs at the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival in Franklin, Tenn. Timberlake's Wednesday night concert New York City being postponed due to the spring nor'easter. He added that his Thursday night show at Madison Square Garden would ...
In New York City over the last few years, North American birds have been slowly appearing --- in large-scale murals --- to emphasize that threatented birds might be disappearing. The Audubon Mural Project is bringing attention to endangered birds with dozens of public murals, a fitting ode to the work of ...
While he's always had a message behind each and everyone one of his illegal and/or legal forms of expression, his three most recent pieces to pop up in New York City have a distinct feel to them – they're all Trump-esque in a way. We'll have to wait and see if Banksy leaves his mark anywhere else on the ...
“New York City schools are inherently diverse and mental illness doesn't discriminate. This is a way to use the arts to encourage discussion.” Jon Curtis, deputy director of development and communications at Community Access, said while the competition emphasizes positive depictions of mental illness, ...

Liberty Helicopters describes itself on its website as "the largest and most experienced helicopter sightseeing and charter service in New York City." The company has "a fleet of 10 state-of-the-art Airbus helicopters (formerly American Eurcopter)," according to the website. "We have been in business and ...
The massive Armory Show convened in New York City this week, bringing together nearly 200 art galleries from 31 countries and drawing art admirers from around the world. Hari Sreenivasan talks with Nicole Berry, the fair's executive director, about some of this year's notable pieces.
There are close to nine thousand kids in the foster care system throughout the five boroughs. A New York organization is helping those kids through mentoring and the arts. Their creative work is on display at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx in a very special art exhibition. "Spotlight NY" Host Vivian Lee ...
LOOP, an immersive art installation, lets the public activate flipbook-style musical movies on their very own. WABC. By Emily Sowa and Alex Meier. Friday, March 09, 2018 11:20AM. GARMENT DISTRICT, Manhattan (WABC) --. Move over, Hamilton! A different kind of musical is lighting up Broadway. LOOP, an immersive art ...
Jackie Chan directed himself — and, more important, performed his own stunts and martial arts — in the first installment of his long-running Hong Kong cop series. Reviewing the film at the New York Film Festival in 1987, Vincent Canby didn't get the appeal, writing that “'Police Story' is of principal interest ...
... a "journey back in time" to when elite families such as the Astors, Tredwells and Vanderbilts called NoHo home. Participants will also learn about the thousands of Irish immigrants who worked for the elite families of NoHo. Photo by NYC Parks/Daniel Avila · Next on Patch · Back to the New York City Patch ...
Art-lovers start stretching: It's Armory Show week. Besides the behemoth itself on Piers 92 and 94, there's Volta at Pier 90, Independent on Varick Street, Spring/Break in Times Square, Nada at the Clarkson Skylight North (also the location of Collective Design), Scope at the Metropolitan Pavilion West 60 ...
The Armory Show, one of the city's top fairs for 20th- and 21st-century art, had a shake-up in the last year: one director replaced following accusations of sexual harassment, and a shift in focus under its new director, Nicole Berry. There is a notable drive toward streamlining, with fewer galleries this year — a ...
The Hamilton in NYC program visited the offices of the Municipal Art Society of New York, a non-profit advocacy organization that focuses on “the betterment of our city” on Feb. 21. The class heard from MASNYC staff about their Accidental Skyline Report, which makes the case for “the need for new rules ...
The future filmmaker was just 17 when he began his photography career in 1945, but his unique style was already apparent in the images he created. In addition to exploring Kubrick's early art, Through A Different Lens at the Museum of the City of New York also offers a glimpse of life in New York City just ...
Our guide to stand-up, improv and variety shows happening this weekend and in the week ahead. 'APOLOGIES FROM MEN' at the Peoples Improv Theater Striker (March 9, 9:30 p.m.). The #MeToo fallout brought about a flood of firings, new organizations and pledges to change, but a vast array of ...
Either way, you can trust that's exactly how the Montreal art-noise orchestra Godspeed You! Black Emperor want you to feel. On last year's “Luciferian Towers,” Godspeed's well-known commitment to political confrontation mostly surfaced in the track titles (for example, the three-part “Bosses Hang”). It's one ...
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead. TIMO ANDRES at Bargemusic (March 9, 8 p.m.). The composer and pianist gives a solo recital showcasing his own music — “How Can I Live in Your World of Ideas?” — and that of three of his peers, ...
7 Things to Do With Your Kids in NYC This Weekend ... Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ... 'MAMMOTH FOLLIES' at Borough of Manhattan Community College TriBeCa Performing Arts Center (March 10, 1:30 p.m.).
Our guide to dance performances happening this weekend and in the week ahead. AILEY II at Ailey Citigroup Theater (March 14-25). The 12 dancers of Ailey II — the second company of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater — return to New York after a 32-city world tour with two programs and premieres by ...
The Armory Show, heralded as New York City's premier art fair, has become a cultural destination and place for creative discovery. Showcasing the world's most important 20th- and 21st-century art once a year, 198 galleries come together on Piers 92 & 94 for an expansive presentation that serves as a ...
“Namouna” is one of Mr. Ratmansky's finest works for New York City Ballet, where, it should be noted, he has choreographed several transcendent ballets, though he is the artist in residence at American Ballet Theater. To have two Ratmanskys this winter — the other was the spellbinding “Russian Seasons ...
NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN's weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of the greater New York City region. This month the series revisits some of its compelling profiles of the people and institutions that make ...
There will be heavy rain — an estimated two to three inches — and some snow mixed in, but the biggest concern for New York City and Long Island will be the .... The New York City Drone Film Festival features short movies made with drones, at the TriBeCa Performing Arts Center in Lower Manhattan.
Tired of the European pretenders in Brazil's art academies, Tarsila (who was always called by her first name) began to intermingle Western, African and indigenous motifs into flowing, biomorphic paintings, and to theorize a new national culture fueled by the principle of antropofagia, or “cannibalism.” Along ...
Our guide to the city's best classical music and opera happening this weekend and in the week ahead. PIERRE-LAURENT AIMARD at Carnegie Hall (March 8, 8 p.m.). It is not often that one looks at a program and thinks that Beethoven's titanic “Hammerklavier” Sonata might well be the less interesting half ...
“The other way was better,” Amilcar Zani said as he stood in the Great Hall of the Metropolitan Museum of Art during his visit from Brazil. .... In approving the policy, New York City will reduce its annual subsidy to the Met and shift some of that money to cultural organizations in underserved parts of the city.
See a performance and conversation with these two award-winning artists, who have teamed up on “No Mercy in This Land,” which comes out on March 30. Their last collaboration, “Get Up!,” won a Grammy for best blues album in 2014. All of their New York City shows are sold out, so don't miss this unique ...
What was once Drunk TED Talks (until TED sent a cease-and-desist letter) is now Drunk Education, but the premise remains the same: Writers, comics and artists make slide shows about whatever they're interested in, get drunk and deliver them. This Oscars night edition, benefiting Rainn and Time's Up, ...
Our guide to cultural events in New York City for children and teenagers happening this weekend and in the week ahead. ... but on Saturday and Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m., it will invite young visitors to try rangoli, an ancient Indian art form that uses colored sands and powders to create intricate designs.
New York City Building, Queens; 718-592-9700, queensmuseum.org. • SculptureCenter ($5 suggested donation) Carissa Rodriguez's newly commissioned video “The Maid” is on view through April 2 at this contemporary-art center. “The Maid,” projected onto both sides of an enormous double screen in the ...
JACK FERVER at New York Live Arts (April 4-7, 8 p.m.). For his latest dance fantasia, Mr. Ferver has invited a quartet of prominent male artists from different corners of dance to join him in exploring their queer identities. The work, called “Everything Is Imaginable,” features Lloyd Knight of the Martha ...
646-494-3625, jazzgallery.nyc. TIA FULLER at Smoke (March 30-April 1; 7, 9 and 10:30 p.m.). Scalding and propulsive, Ms. Fuller always seems to be testing the limits of her own power — as if seeing if she can single-handedly overload your ear's switchboard. It's not every alto saxophonist's way, but with ...
On March 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Griffin Concert Hall in the University Center of the Arts, there will be a performance by SHUFFLE, a musical ensemble that the School of Music Theater, and Dance and the Lincoln Center teamed up to bring to Fort Collins. SHUFFLE, the New York City-based ensemble, ...
On Sunday, at its annual Symposium for the dance field, Dance/NYC announced the launch of a new initiative to extend the role of dance artistry in fostering the inclusion, integration, and human rights of the more than 3 million immigrants in the New York City metropolitan area, while shaping urgent public ...
And in fact, New York was literally built by immigrants—some of the city's most iconic residential and commercial buildings were designed by immigrant architects, who drew influence from their home countries to turn NYC into an architectural as well as cultural melting pot. Many of the city's earliest ...
FILE - In this June 5, 2007 file photo, singer David Bowie accepts the lifetime achievement award at the 11th Annual Webby Awards in New York. A highly anticipated New York City museum show highlighting the life and work of David Bowie will feature exclusive perks for those willing to pay $2,500 for a ...
New York City Ballet both is and isn't in limbo. Peter Martins resigned as ballet master in chief on Jan. 1. Since early December, the artistic life of the company has been run by a team of four young people, all under 40. Weeks or months are likely to pass before any permanent successor is appointed.


 

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