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Walls Can Talk: Readers Get Stories of New York Murals

David Tereshchuk | Posted 12.02.2013 | New York
David Tereshchuk

According to media lore, thanks principally to the vintage series The Naked City on ABC television, "there are eight million stories" in New York. But one of the great untold stories of this metropolis is the high-quality art on its walls.

Let My Arts Coverage Go!

Howard Sherman | Posted 12.23.2012 | Arts
Howard Sherman

I urge those who have or would have paywalls to continue to treat the arts as a loss leader and maintain that coverage online for free or almost free, outside of local and national news, business coverage and sports.

Politics, Sports & Theatre - Tonight at 6 & 11

Howard Sherman | Posted 12.12.2012 | Arts
Howard Sherman

It's been a crazy 24 hours in local arts, especially on the theatre scene. The Springfield Stage Company, riding high on the success of their Shakespeare series, stumbled today when it was revealed that their Prospero and their Miranda were heating up the Equity cot between shows.

Do Critics Cross The Line Into Character Assassination?

Howard Sherman | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home
Howard Sherman

The New York Times' Public Editor's newest work, "The View From The Critic's Seat," is a disappointment. While written with Brisbane's usual clarity, it sets up a premise and then utterly fails to address it.

Sacrificing Baby Ducks for the Arts

Howard Sherman | Posted 07.17.2012 | Home
Howard Sherman

News directors, please leave the animal stories and pictures to the Internet, which was apparently built specifically to disseminate such "aw"-inspiring material. And with the time you free up, maybe you can spare a minute for the arts now and then.

Tyler Green's Tumblr Advent (And Hanukkah) Calendar

Menachem Wecker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

"I remember being a wee child and having an Advent calendar in my bedroom," says Tyler Green, editor of ARTINFO's Modern Art Notes, Modern Painters columnist and author of a Tumbl'd Advent calendar for art lovers.