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Entries by NYC-ARTS from 03/2013

Women in the Arts on Who Paved Their Way

| Posted 03.04.2013 | Arts

The women we look up to in the arts -- from New York City Ballet's Wendy Whelan soaring above the stage at Lincoln Center to action hero Elizabeth Streb scaling a building in London -- have their own inspiring heroines, some famous and others less known.

Houses of Worship in New York City

| Posted 03.12.2013 | New York

Just as New York has an abundance of cultural events, it has an extraordinary range of spaces to accommodate them--many of which are houses of worship.

10 Years After Iraq, A Symphony On The 9/11 Aftermath

| Posted 03.21.2013 | Arts

By Christina Knight for NYC-ARTS. On March 19, the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, a young Arab-American composer was wrestling a pro...

The Pinks: A Lesson in Civil War History and Physical Theater

| Posted 03.21.2013 | Arts

The dialogue targets empathy for these nuanced female characters. "Me? The villain of this story?" says Greenhow to Pinkerton. "It's all a matter of perspective."

Karlheinz Stockhausen's Oktophonie at the Park Avenue Armory: A Sculptural Symphony in Space

| Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts

Karlheinz Stockhausen composed his electronic symphony Oktophonie more than two decades ago as part of his massive seven-cycle opera Licht, which in full is 29 hours. Oktophonie, 69-minutes long, is the second act in the opera, Dienstag (Tuesday). It is the day of conflict. It is Mars. It is red.