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I Wore a "Free Palestine" T-Shirt to the Pete Seeger Tribute Concert at Lincoln Center

Alan Singer | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Alan Singer

Pete Seeger died in January 2104 at the age of 94. Seeger was a pioneer in the modern folk music revival as well as lifetime political activist involv...

A Portrait of the Watercolorist as a Young Man

Francis Levy | Posted 07.18.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

The provenance of the famed illustrator James McMullan's iconic poster for Lincoln Center's Anything Goes is to be found in the exhibit of watercolors from his recently published memoir Leaving China.

Finally a Huge And Magical "First Time Ever" Musical Event, and You Can Be There

Jerry Ashton | Posted 07.11.2014 | New York
Jerry Ashton

Wouldn't it be better -- this time 0- to be able to look back and say "I'm glad that I was there," rather than, "I wish..."

Doc Pomus Music Celebrated Tonight at Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing

Holly Cara Price | Posted 07.02.2014 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Pomus was quite simply one of the most brilliant songwriters of all time, writing "Save the Last Dance for Me," "This Magic Moment," "Viva Las Vegas," and dozens of other hits. For most of his life Doc was confined to crutches and a wheelchair, but he lived more during his 65 years than many of us could in several lifetimes.

44th Anniversary: That Guy In The Who Throws Me His Guitar (Again)

Binky Philips | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

If you have only been skimming me for the last few months, you'll enjoy this immensely, Ifn I says so my own selves.

Act One, Two Memories

Jeanine Tesori | Posted 06.04.2014 | Arts
Jeanine Tesori

He could no longer hold a pencil, and he had stopped listening to music. A surprise, as he always was listening to music. My mentor. We had been together for 28 years. Years of concerts and life, a few triumphs amidst the failures.

La Bayadère at the Met: The Russians Invade

Carla Escoda | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

This week Ballet to the People settled into the Met for three back-to-back performances by a beloved ABT veteran, a 22-year-old Bolshoi sensation and an established star of the Mariinsky Ballet.

For the Love of Theater

Cara Joy David | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

A few weeks ago, I wasn't feeling so great. My allergies were bothering me and I was tired, as I often am this time of year. Then I went to the theater. Miraculously I felt better during Act One.

REVIEW: Ballet Preljocaj's 'Snow White' at Lincoln Center

Meghan Feeks | Posted 06.28.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

Given the story's themes of love, jealousy and obsession with youthful beauty -- so relevant to modern culture, and so conducive to physical expression -- it's easy to understand its appeal to the choreographer.

Why the Women in the World Summit Matters

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact
Andrea Chalupa

While it's easy to get caught up in the famous names gracing the halls of the Women in the World Summit, the main attraction is how the event gives a voice to the voiceless.

On Stage Kiss Helmer Rebecca Taichman

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.01.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

A director's work is often tricky to review on the basis of one production -- in the case of a first work, it is often unclear what is a director's idea versus what is a stage direction in the script itself. It is also hard for people to separate actors' choices from a director's touch. But after a period of watching a director's work, you get it.

An Expanding Universe: Paul Taylor's American Modern Dance

Phil Chan | Posted 05.31.2014 | Arts
Phil Chan

Paul Taylor, who celebrates his 83rd birthday this year and whose total body of work now eclipses 140 dances in his lifetime, is a Godfather to American Modern Dance.

Brothers Hypnotic -- An Inspiring Documentary About Music, Politics, and Family

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.17.2014 | Arts
Peter Dreier

You've never seen a documentary like this. Brothers Hypnotic is not a concert film, but a documentary about how eight individuals forged a collective musical enterprise in a society and industry that rewards individualism, competition, and celebrity.

Artist Profile: Ian David Rosenbaum, Brooklyn-Based New Music Percussionist

Joel Garten | Posted 04.09.2014 | Arts
Joel Garten

He is very active with the music of living composers, regularly performing and commissioning new works. Rosenbaum has also performed numerous innovative percussion works which have taken music for percussion to new places.

The Art of Betrayal

Sally Fay | Posted 03.02.2014 | Arts
Sally Fay

I am by no means a reviewer, but I have experienced betrayal. My 26-year marriage ended with it, with subsequent lies and deceits still surfacing layers of betrayal. I am interested in exploring the topic and want to know if art imitates life, and more importantly, if it can make sense of it.

Malavika Sarukkai: Achieving Transcendence in Indian Dance

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 02.20.2014 | Arts
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

Malavika Sarukkai, the Indian classical dancer par excellence, believes that dance is sacred. This ideology has followed her like a sutra and was actualized in a performance in 2012 at the White Lights Festival, Lincoln Center.

American Ballet Theatre in Darkness and Light: Sylphides, Moor's Pavane and Gong

Carla Escoda | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

One of the great pleasures of going to see ballet in a dance capital like New York is that she is likely to be seated next to a true veteran who starts conversations with "I saw José Limón dance the Moor."

After Midnight, the Stars Come Out

Danny Groner | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Danny Groner

The new Broadway revue After Midnight squeezes so much song, dance, and fanfare into just 90 minutes that you'll need to catch your breath at the show's ending.

From the Back Row

Alice Carey | Posted 12.03.2013 | Arts
Alice Carey

The opera begins and ends with Anna saying, "I want to blow you all... a kiss." As I bid farewell to City Opera, I too blow them a kiss for their brave attempt to bring opera to the people and to convert me to the opera Queen that I am.

Medium Rare Supports Cultural Talent in New York

Eddie Cota | Posted 12.02.2013 | Latino Voices
Eddie Cota

Photo by Ari L Joseph Three young arts professionals came together last year to form a production and consulting company, Medium Rare. In their fi...

Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey Wows in Concert

Michael Giltz | Posted 11.21.2013 | Arts
Michael Giltz

I imagine it's been a long time since the New York Philharmonic played with so much chatter going on in the audience. But the screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey was more like a pops concert than their usual fare.

Harlem's Fashion Row: NYFW in Review

Brandice N. Daniel | Posted 11.20.2013 | Black Voices
Brandice N. Daniel

This year was all about fashioning the change for an equal mainstream platform for designers of color. We are dedicated to the future of fashion and excited to see the progression of these extraordinary designers.

The Low-Down on Fashion Week

Zoe Malliaros | Posted 11.09.2013 | Style
Zoe Malliaros

Sure, NYFW has its token snobs and elitist Upper East Siders, but there are important businesspeople, editors-in-chief, bloggers, columnists, PR personnel and photographers.

NYC Opera May Have To Shut Down Unless It Raises $7 Million

AP | Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The New York City Opera says it may have to shut down the rest of its productions this season if it can't raise $7 million by the end of S...

Fashion Week: It's a Freakshow!

Alisa Wolfson | Posted 11.06.2013 | Style
Alisa Wolfson

Fashion Week has long been a culmination of starving souls yearning, aching and damn near dying to be noticed. It happens twice a year, for a week at a time (and thankfully not more).