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'Psycho,' 'Wizard Of Oz' And More This Summer In Bryant Park

Posted 05.14.2012 | New York

Sure, there won't be beer or wine, and you likely won't have the chance to heckle Glenn Beck like last year, but this summer's lineup for Bryant Park'...

WATCH: Brooklyn's Greatest Busker Sings 'On Again, Off Again'

Posted 05.11.2012 | New York

Take off your headphones, New York. If you ride the L or G trains, namely through the Metropolitan Ave./Lorimer Street stop in Williamsburg, you need ...

Handsome Is As Handsome Does: The Met's Billy Budd

David Browning | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
David Browning

I was thrilled to learn the Met was to revive its beautiful 1978 production of Mr. Benjamin Britten's masterpiece Billy Budd, based on Mr. Melville's novella of the same name.

Before They Were Famous -- WARHOL by William John Kennedy

Camilla Webster | Posted 07.08.2012 | Arts
Camilla Webster

After nearly 50 years, never-before-seen photographs of Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana and their work have been published for the first time by the KIWI Arts Group.

Kinofest: Film Festival of the Best New Cinema From Ukraine and Other Post-Soviet Nations

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 07.03.2012 | New York
Andrea Chalupa

This week is the third annual Kinofest NYC. With a win at Cannes last year for Ukrainian director Maryna Vroda for her short film Cross Country, Ukrainian cinema is steadily gaining the attention of international audiences.

Unconditional Authenticity: The Future of Marketing

Michael Parrish DuDell | Posted 06.25.2012 | Business
Michael Parrish DuDell

"Some of the safest drivers in the world are behind New York City taxis," David Yasskey says. "But accidents still can happen." If you've ridden in a NYC taxi even once, you know how grossly inauthentic this message feels.

WATCH: GoogaMooga Releases Food Lineup

| Posted 04.24.2012 | New York

By Jess Wisloski, DNAinfo Weekend Editor PROSPECT PARK — Bonnaroo fans can fuhgeddaboudit. The Great GoogaMooga is coming to Brooklyn. The fir...

Standardized Testing: The Least We Can Do

Michele Somerville | Posted 06.23.2012 | Education
Michele Somerville

Parents with children at decent schools tend to think that their schools are at least reasonably supportive of their students on test day. Three days ago, I was one such parent.

Theater: Peter and the Starcatcher Charms Broadway; Ninth And Joanie Never Lands Dramatically

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.19.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

In a season of great plays, Peter And The Starcatcher still shines. Just make sure you sit as close as you can; you want to be as near to the 'star stuff" of this cast and this production as possible.

Stage Door: Newsies, Barb Jungr's Man in the Long Black Coat

Fern Siegel | Posted 06.18.2012 | Arts
Fern Siegel

It's impossible not to cheer for the boys in Newsies as they war against press barons Pulitzer and Hearst. The Broadway musical is based on the Disney movie, which was based on a real-life event: the 1899 newsboy strike.

Tribeca Cancels Red Carpet For Controversial Film

| Posted 06.18.2012 | New York

By Serena Solomon, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer MANHATTAN -- The Tribeca Film Festival has pulled the rug out from under "First Winter," cancelling th...

PHOTOS: Tribeca Film Festival Opening Party!

Posted 04.18.2012 | New York

Vanity Fair hosted the opening party for the annual Tribeca Film Festival on Tuesday with some of the industry's biggest celebrities turning up for th...

Changing Faces: The Transformational Power of Makeup

Napoleon Perdis | Posted 06.16.2012 | Style
Napoleon Perdis

Contemporary artist Cindy Sherman is a woman who has manipulated makeup to her advantage in her work. Her retrospective features a staggering array of images Sherman created by dressing as women of every age and from every conceivable era.

A Brief Renaissance: Holiday Lounge And Chinatown Fair Come Back To Life

Posted 04.12.2012 | New York

New York's "lost city bloggers" are astir this week, as two of the city's recently vanished cultural institutions are (kind of) getting a second chanc...

Theater: Do Cry for Evita

Michael Giltz | Posted 06.11.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Frankly, it's difficult to understand why Elena Roger was cast. Roger unquestionably does not posses the pipes to sing this part. The entire show is built around what should be the fiery performance at its heart, making this Evita very cool indeed.

Cindy Sherman Just Blew My Mind

Christopher Herz | Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts
Christopher Herz

How much of ourselves truly exists beneath our outfits, make-up, haircuts and other projections of who we want to be seen as?

Manhattan Market Report: First Quarter Highlights

Toni Haber | Posted 06.10.2012 | New York
Toni Haber

Manhattan continues to show stability and remains one of the standout housing markets in the U.S. Despite some indicators, the slowing increasing average price point combined with the enormous increase in pending sales, has me enthusiastic.

PHOTOS: New Yorkers And Their Sweet Rides

Posted 04.10.2012 | New York

Bikes in New York are as varied as the New Yorkers who ride them. There are the low-riders of the Big Ballers Bike Club in East New York, the classic ...

PHOTOS: Ryan Gosling-Themed Easter Egg Hunt In Manhattan

Posted 04.09.2012 | New York

"A very Gosling Easter to you and yours," tweeted @GoslingEaster Sunday morning. The twitter account --unlikely run by the heartthrob and New York ...

WATCH: Hennesy Youngman's Curates First New York Show

Posted 04.05.2012 | New York

YouTube art-critic Jayson Musson (AKA Hennesy Youngman) curated the opening exhibit at Family Business this week. Rejecting no submissions, Youngman c...

Monet's Giverny Gets Sexy (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

Claude Monet passed by the idyllic village of Giverny, France, on a train ride one day, and quickly decided to set up shop. The Impressionist artist l...

On the Culture Front: Gatz, 4000 Miles, Rediscovering the Natural History Museum, and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 06.04.2012 | New York
Chris Kompanek

It's heartening that one of the hottest theater tickets of the season is a word-for-word staging of F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby.

'Man On Wire' To Perform Grand Central Stunt?

Posted 04.02.2012 | New York

Famous French aerialist Philippe Petit could reprise a Grand Central Station stunt in honor of the landmark's centennial celebration next February. ...

WATCH: Kid Tells NYC Taxi Driver 'I Love You'

Posted 03.27.2012 | New York

This week in awwww, a kid enamored with his first taxi ride in New York tells the driver "I love you." And then, when three-year-old Kellen discusses ...

LOOK: Giant Jeff Koons Train Could Hang Above The High Line

Posted 03.27.2012 | New York

Artist Jeff Koons could bring a full-size replica of a 1943 Baldwin 2900 steam locomotive to New York City's High Line. The train wouldn't be on the ...