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Science, Concert Halls and Egos

Eric J. Heller | Posted 05.19.2013 | Science
Eric J. Heller

Bitter criticism of new performance spaces is apparently a fairly recent phenomenon. Only after a science of architectural acoustics was born and consultants began to make recommendations did people apparently become aware of blameworthy acoustics and blameworthy consultants.

Vladimir Jurowski Brings the London Philharmonic to New York

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

The London Philharmonic Orchestra, led by Vladimir Jurowski, visited Lincoln Center this week with solid success.

Major Shake-Up At Film Society Of Lincoln Center

AP | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The director of programming at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York is stepping down less than a year after being named to ...

A Hearty Evening of Brahms and Tchaikovsky

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

I've been hearing this music since the cradle, yet, when played right, it never fails to surprise me with its gems of tenderness. This evening, there were no such surprises. Pretty and attractive music, to be sure, but it's not the same thing as opening up the treasures of your heart.

Theater: Gem-like Passion, Charming Carousel and Vanessa Redgrave in The Revisionist

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Revisit a classic and you're sure to discover new facets. That's certainly the case with this gem-like production by Classic Stage Company. Its intimate space is ideal for shining a light on Stephen Sondheim's 1994 masterpiece Passion.

Jan Vogler's New York: Music, Museums & Murray's

NYC-ARTS | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

Cellist Jan Vogler has played with some of the best orchestras in the world, including our own New York Philharmonic. In his own words, Jan shares with NYC-ARTS his favorite things to do in New York City.

Dan Kiley: A great yet little known Modernist

Charles A. Birnbaum | Posted 04.12.2013 | Arts
Charles A. Birnbaum

In his later years, you could find Dan Kiley with his wild hair and pants hiked up to his waist always brimming with opinions and ideas - or as the ce...

Tap Dance Preserved

Adria Rolnik | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
Adria Rolnik

Tap is jazz, tap is Broadway, tap is culture blending at its best -- the history of tap is rich, the dancing electric. We should pay attention.

A Fine Evening of Beethoven at Lincoln Center

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 04.07.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

The New York Philharmonic is a strange creature. Often it is good but a bit bland. Sometimes it's downright boring. And sometimes it makes you sit up in your seat and think what a historical and good orchestra this is.

Bronfman Disappoints in Brahms

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

Mr. Bronfman, I am sorry that you had to get up early on a Friday morning to play music that you evidently do not enjoy. Really, do you like this music? Do you think it's beautiful and wondrous? I think not, judging by your performance.

Music & Food Affect Your Mood

Bill & Claire Wurtzel | Posted 01.17.2013 | Taste
Bill & Claire Wurtzel

"Music and food have a similar affect on us. They are both nourishing-make us happy, give us energy, are soothing, help us focus, improve our memory, and have the power to heal."

André Watts and the New York Philharmonic's 100th Anniversary

Ayano Hodouchi | Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts
Ayano Hodouchi

American pianist André Watts returned to Lincoln Center last week to play four concerts with the New York Philharmonic, performing Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No.2 with Slovakian conductor Juraj Valcuha.

Theater: Golden Boy No Knockout; Katie Holmes in Dead Accounts

Michael Giltz | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Golden Boy is a handsomely mounted revival by director Bartlett Sher, with the sets and lighting especially effective in rooting us in the late 1930s. But the play itself doesn't get under our skin.

Astoria Characters: The Greek Dancer

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 01.06.2013 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Anastasia Tsantes stands on her feet all day. She's a waitress who's used to pulling 12- and 13-hour shifts.

Limitless Fun In NYC

Lisa McElroy | Posted 12.22.2012 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

It's early fall, and I've got itchy feet. Two back-to-back trips to New York show the many sides the city has to offer.

At the Baron Investment Conference: The Dumbest Crowd I've Ever Been In

Charles Alexander | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business
Charles Alexander

Ron Baron refused to reveal his choice for president, but he dropped major hints that he thought his customers were not seeing things the right way. He noted that while many of his wealthy friends voted for Obama in 2008, most were switching to Romney. He seemed puzzled by that.

Flashback to the Old Met

Adria Rolnik | Posted 12.09.2012 | Arts
Adria Rolnik

The old Met was tight on space -- so tight that the children in the performances used a storage closet as a dressing room.

Disney Showcases Its Past and Future With Snow White and Paperman Screenings at New York Film Festival

Jim Hill | Posted 11.27.2012 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Because Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the first full-length animated feature to ever be put into production, there was this huge learning curve. There was a lot of stuff that Walt and his team had to learn the hard way on this project.

Movie Review: Pitch Perfect

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.26.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Old-fashioned versus new-fangled -- the eternal struggle. And it's been more interestingly told before than it is in Pitch Perfect, Jason Moore's by-the-numbers musical comedy.

The Style Awards: The Extraordinary Opening Event of Mercedes-Benz Fashion at Lincoln Center

Stephanie Winston Wolkoff | Posted 11.12.2012 | Style
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center is the fashion world's most immensely influential and endlessly-watched spectacle.

It Is Definitely Floral for Fashion Week (PHOTOS)

Sivan Askayo | Posted 11.10.2012 | Style
Sivan Askayo

Don't get rid of your floral-prints clothes you have -- not yet, as the upcoming trend for Spring 2013 is going to blossom-you-away.

VIDEO: A Secretive Formal Dinner At Lincoln Center

Untapped Cities | Posted 10.23.2012 | New York
Untapped Cities

With the location kept a tight secret until the very last moment, guests met at designated spots and were brought to the location of festivities just before the event began.

PHOTOS: 'Diner En Blanc' Comes To NYC

DNAinfo | Posted 08.21.2012 | New York

LINCOLN CENTER — It was the best-dressed flash mob New York has ever seen. The second-annual Dîner en Blanc descended on the plaza at Lincoln Ce...

Remembering Martin E. Segal, New York's "Titan of the Arts"

Henry Miller | Posted 10.13.2012 | New York
Henry Miller

Martin E. Segal, a legendary advocate of the arts in New York City, died on August 5th at the age of 96. What demonstrated his commitment to the arts perhaps more than anything else was his founding of the New York International Festival of the Arts.

The Taming of the Tutu: A Call for Restraint in Today's Ballet Stars

Risa Gary Kaplowitz | Posted 10.07.2012 | Home
Risa Gary Kaplowitz

Sadly, many ballet schools and companies do not seem to be doing enough to preserve ballet's greatest asset -- its ability to transport an audience into their world. Ballet technique that explodes with meaning instead of fireworks is vastly lacking.