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MUSIC UNITES CELEBRATES ITS ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY

Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Edgar

It was just one year ago that New York-based charity Music Unites was founded by Michelle Edgar to support music education in underfunded inner city s...

Royal Shakespeare Company To Visit NYC In 2011 To Perform Five Plays

AP | MICHAEL KUCHWARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Call it Stratford-upon-Hudson. Or maybe the East River. Great Britain's Royal Shakespeare Company will take up residence at New York...

CultureZohn Off the C(H)uff: Marge Belcher Champion, the Secret Weapon Behind Disney's Snow White

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Patricia Zohn

2010-02-05-margeoull2.jpg The story of the women who stood behind the Mouse during the Golden Age of Animation comes to light in Vanity Fair.

Leon Botstein and the American Symphony Orchestra Perform the Music of Henry Cowell

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Albert Imperato

It's Cowell's biography that pushes this concert into the realm of serious social importance. For four years he was imprisoned in San Quentin for homosexual relations with a consenting man.

Hang Out With Marsalis, Domingo, Gilbert and Others -- For Free

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

How's this for a holiday gift? Time with Placido Domingo, Alan Gilbert, Peter Martins, Wynton Marsalis and Audra McDonald, free of charge, at the NY Public Library for the Performing Arts.

Ronson, Chapman Receive Arts Leadership Award

Michael Rudoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Rudoy

On October 29, Mark Ronson and Georgina Chapman received the Arts Leadership Award presented by Music Unites and the Young Patrons of Lincoln Center at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall.

New York Renames Street For "Sesame Street" (Photos)

Matt Rodigheri | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Matt Rodigheri

2009-11-10-sesame2.jpg On the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street, New York declared Nov. 10 "Sesame Street Day" with a temporary street naming near Lincoln Center.

Itzhak Perlman to Perform at Lincoln Center to Help Rotary Eradicate Polio

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

"Polio is only a plane ride away." So began my sobering interview with Carol Pandak, Manager of PolioPlus for Rotary International about polio, a cr...

Big Apple Circus Returns to the Big Apple

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

Lincoln Center will be the setting for genuine fun with the return of the Big Apple Circus, which for 32 years has become not only a seasonal mainstay but also an annual rite of passage.

City Opera's 'American Voices' Gala Already Raises Record-Breaking $2 Million

Crain's New York Business | Miriam Kreinin Souccar | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Defying the naysayers who thought it wouldn't survive, New York City Opera is opening its season Thursday night with a record-breaking gala....

The Art of Collaboration and the Meaning of "Pictures Reframed"

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Albert Imperato

I had a really disturbing dream: I woke up to a headline in the Times proclaiming that I had led my client, the celebrated Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, down the wrong path.

Michael Brunner: 'South Pacific' Lincoln Center Stage Manager Fired For Making Video Of Star Undressing

nypost.com | Jamie Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A married Lincoln Center stage manager busted for making a spy video of an actress changing had wanted to go out with her even though he had been rebu...

Leonard Leibowitz, Lawyer, Charged With Stealing From American Ballet Theatre Dancers, Stagehands

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- A veteran Manhattan lawyer was charged Tuesday with stealing from a small union representing 80 dancers and stagehands with the Ameri...

Top 10 New York Summer Concerts

Cyndi Lauper | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Cyndi Lauper

Summer concerts recommended by Cyndi Lauper.

Chubby Checker Celebrates Lincoln Center's 50th Anniversary

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jane Levere

Lincoln Center's 50th anniversary celebration last night brought back a blast from the past: singer Chubby Checker, who made "The Twist" famous.

Dancing and Singing Holiday Hosannas Through Movie Musicals

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

The Film Society of Lincoln Center celebrates this July 4th weekend with "All Singin' All Dancin' All Weekend!"-- a marathon of American musicals spanning six decades

Amnesty Salutes Its Secret Policemen

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

The Secret Policeman's Film Festival celebrates three decades of comedy and music in service of Amnesty's efforts round the world.

Rockefeller, Drucker Look Back as Lincoln Center Turns 50

Jane Levere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jane Levere

The recent kick-off of the 50th anniversary celebration of New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts brought back memories to some of the complex's 1959 ground-breaking ceremony.

Let Us Rejoice (And Rock Out): The Jews On Vinyl Revue

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

As the 93-year-old pianist and the Korean singer launched into a high-octane take on "Hava Nagilah," the sold-out crowd went wild, swaying, shimmying and stomping to the beat.

Art Knows No Race

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sherman Yellen

We are so blessed by our capacity to get beyond our own skins, our own sexuality, and our own fortunes, that all of us can enter into the world of the other and find that their world is our own world, after all.

Park Avenue's Nichibei Exchange - and the Japanese Flute

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

The Nichibei Exchange tries to bring interesting people from all facets of the U.S.-Japan relationship together with a group of people who are intimately familiar with the other.

Sister's Death Leads to Support of Young Artists

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

From a very young age, Banaue demonstrated a riveting talent on the stage. Banaue is that rare multifaceted artist working in several disparate genres simultaneously.

New York Fashion Week Moving From Bryant Park

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Update: Some designers are unhappy about the schlep, according to WWD: "I hate the idea," said Anna Sui, a stalwart of the Bryant Park tents. "One of...

Beacons of Hope Glimmer in Dark Financial Times

Vicky Ward | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicky Ward

Just as our billionaires still go on their boats, so also, in New York, often criticized by outsiders for its shallowness and greed, authentic gestures of friendship and generosity endure.

Confessions of a South Pacific groupie?

Abigail Pogrebin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abigail Pogrebin

Beneath my New York armor, I'm as corny as Kansas; The recent revival of South Pacific reminded me of all the lovers kept apart by this endless war and how atypical it is to love blatantly, putting devotion ahead of all else.