Carnegie Room Concert,
Rockland County Jazz And Blues Society,
Westchester Jazz Orchestra,
In the tiny town of Nyack, in the shadows of the Tappan Zee Bridge, the Rockland County Jazz and Blues Society and the Nyack Library once again provide a superlative matching of two local jazz musicians as part of their Carnegie Concert series.
Soho Rep is the most thrilling theater in New York currently because they manage to consistently transform their cozy Walker Street space into the universe of each play they produce, blurring the line between seats and sets.
In this week's special summer issue, we're putting the spotlight on all the season's diverse offerings, with an emphasis on ways to enjoy the summer with less stress.
Theater does not begin with the raising of a curtain, nor does it end with that curtain's fall. Those of us who believe in the power of theater and performance experience theater through a variety of spaces, times, positions, and mediums, all of which leave us wanting more. It is...
In Anja Niemi's new series Starlets, the Norwegian photographer combines the self-portrait with the idea of the staged narrative. The images are like film stills or movie posters, with herself cast as all the characters. Niemi calls herself a 'one-man band', as she always works alone....
Trolling for Nesbits, 2013, 41 x 29 inches, ink jet on paper, string Courtesy of the artist and Envoy Enterprises, New York
"Training" 12 " x 9 " 2012, Graphite and watercolor on paper. From the series "Everyday Balaclava" The first image of this series (“Cutting”) was shown at the Pasadena Armory’s auction on February 23, 2013.
"Zsolt Bodoni, Szent Istvan II, 2010, acrylic and oil on canvas, 180 x 240 cm, Courtesy of Green Art Gallery, Dubai" This was a piece I made, when I was preoccupied with researching the history of the monarchy. After studying an issue, I modified the facts and recreated a...
The Trouble Will Find Me,
The National The Trouble Will Find Me,
The National New Album,
The National Nyc,
The National Public Assembly,
The National Secret Shows Nyc,
The National Surprise Shows Nyc,
When the gear guys at Public Assembly carried one bottle of white wine and half a dozen clear plastic cup onto the stage Tuesday night, audience members close enough to kiss the stage let out a collective chuckle. Imagining the indie men of The National --...
Like many teachers, I pitch poetry around my classroom precariously, like it's an egg toss at a child's birthday party. I don't want to drop it, turn it, or spend too long holding on to it.
Charcot's interventions with Augustine run the gamut -- from gentle, sensuous spoon-feedings to physical torture using a device of his own invention, known as the ovary compressor.
82nd & Fifth,
82nd And Fifth,
Metropolitan Museum Of Art,
The Metropolitan Museum Of Art,
Depicted in a posture associated with meditation, this figure's hair is partially shaved off, he has long earlobes, and he holds a rolled scroll in one hand--all clues that he is a Buddhist monk. "It looks like someone you might know, someone you might talk to," says curator Denise Leidy...
Erykah Badu, in addition to being the reigning Queen of Soul, is a doula herself. And more than that, she's a strong role model for women who want to do it all, and then some.
The Rite of Spring had a very different trajectory in Russia than it did in Western Europe. Though conceived in St. Petersburg by a trio of Russians the famous original ballet was never performed in Russia itself.
My apologies in advance for dropping an F-bomb so soon in this review, but there's just one word, and one word only, that can adequately describe this opening number... a word that more conservative and learned reviewers usually avoid: fun.
Alison Elizabeth Taylor,
Crystal Bridges Museum Of American Art,
Today at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, a new installation in our 20th century galleries is brimming with great works by women. These range from a Miriam Schapiro "femmage" to one of Susan Rothenberg's breakthrough horse paintings of the mid-1970s.
It was family dance event time at last week's Saturday matinee performance of The Carnival of the Animals with adults and children filling the Academy of Music.
Los Angeles Theater,
Reba Waters Thomas,
The distinguished Antaeus Company, L.A.'s classic theater ensemble of extraordinarily talented actors, presents Arthur Miller's tale of the Salem witch trials, his parable of mass hysteria and the dangers of theocracy, or any blind ideology, for that matter.
" Brooklyn Academy Of Music's Harvey,
" Caissie Levy,
" Manhattan Theatre Club,
"Here Lies Love,
"The Master Builder,
James F. Ingalls,
Max Gordon Moore,
Pierre And The Great Comet Of 1812,
John Ellison Conlee,
Rebecca Naomi Jones,
Union Square Theatre,
Santo Loquasto's set at BAM's Harvey for Henrik Ibsen's undoubtedly most challenging, yet ultimately intriguing, play, The Master Builder, is one of the most stunning in a long career that happens to be distinguished by many stunning sets. Occupying stage center on a turn-table is a tall three-dimensional metal grid...
Marie Laurencin's life spanned two world wars and a great economic depression, but these left no trace in her art. For most of her life, her art portrayed an unchanging dream world. The popularity her art enjoyed during her lifetime has now receded.