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Conceptual Collaborator's Build Palaces

Isa Freeling | Posted 09.11.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

After an exhausting day of walking and looking, ready to return to the other side of Brooklyn without much inspiration, I trundled over to one more building appropriated for art for this occasion, where I saw a new installation by Pia Coronel and G. Romero called "Palaces."

Judge Denies Effort To Stop 5Pointz Demolition

AP | Posted 11.09.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge has denied an effort by graffiti artists to stop the demolition of a Queens building known as the city's...

Where to See Cool Graffiti in New York City

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Over the past few weeks, renowned British street artist Banksy has taken New York City by storm, leaving a trail of spray paint in his wake. But graffiti is nothing new here: The city has long acted as a blank canvas to artists.

World's Most Beautiful Museums

Budget Travel | Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel
Budget Travel

There's nothing like a relaxing afternoon spent basking in the glory of world-famous paintings and sculptures -- not to mention picking up a keepsake in the museum shop. Here, our favorite collections of art, and suggestions for must-see masterpieces and gift-shop grabs.

Off-Broadway Shows 101

Travelzoo | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

Off-Broadway shows provide a more intimate theater experience, which is of great benefit to some productions. Here are some other things you might not know about seeing a show Off-Broadway

Improving Fans Access to Tickets for Live Entertainment and Sporting Events

Dan Garodnick | Posted 08.18.2013 | New York
Dan Garodnick

Live entertainment and sports are important economic engines in New York thanks largely to the support of loyal fans. The least that state law -- and the performers themselves -- can do is make sure that these fans are treated fairly.

Stage Door: The Weir

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.24.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The beauty of The Weir, an intimate, haunting drama, expertly staged at the Irish Repertory Theatre, delves deep into the ties that bind, both emotional and supernatural. This revival is funny and heartbreaking. Don't miss it.

New Muppets Gallery Coming To Queens Museum

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The Muppets may have taken Manhattan, but they're getting a spiffy new home in Queens. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Bert and Ernie o...

First Nighter: Diane Paulus's Pippin Flies Through the Air With the Greatest of Ease

David Finkle | Posted 06.25.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

In Chicago, Fosse had Fred Ebb and John Kander explain the power of giving 'em the old razzle-dazzle, and Diane Paulus has taken that dictum to heart with her American Repertory Theater production

Eight Questions With Newsies' Director Jeff Calhoun

Danny Groner | Posted 06.25.2013 | New York
Danny Groner

Newsies on Broadway is an absolute joy to see. The music and choreography help make it a modern classic, but what stands out most is the immaculate set that caters to and escorts in a New York unseen since the turn of the 20th century.

Stage Door: Kinky Boots, Bullet Catch

Fern Siegel | Posted 06.10.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Kinky Boots is loud, mundane and best suited for suburbanites who consider drag risqué. It's another movie turned Broadway musical, sans the great score and story. Bullet Catch, however, featuring the multitalented Rob Drummond, is a clever show.

The Time Is Meow: The New York Neo-Futurists in Rape, Rape, Rape, AIDS, AIDS, AIDS, Genocide, Genocide, Cats

Bess Rowen | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts
Bess Rowen

if anyone other than the New York Neo-Futurists presented a show called Rape, Rape, Rape, AIDS, AIDS, AIDS, Genocide, Genocide, Cats, I would have avoided it like the plague. But here are 10 reasons to see them. Ready? Curtain!

Culture Club: 12 Reasons to Get Excited for Spring

Vogue | Posted 05.25.2013 | Entertainment
Vogue

Along with the more expected fresh things that crop up come spring, like flowers and fashion, we're anticipating a number of happy returns on the cultural landscape. From the small screen to the printed page, here is our roundup.

First Nighter: Emilia Clarke Does Holly Golightly in Stage Breakfast at Tiffany's

David Finkle | Posted 05.20.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

In the new production of Capote's adored Breakfast at Tiffany's at the Cort, Emilia Clarke, of Game of Thrones, is no long and skinny drink of water, but she's undeniably darkly beautiful.

Art in a Box: The Hero's Journey of Mike Kelley and Deodorized Central Mass with Satellites

Bettina Gilois | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

Just as Mike Kelley seemed to have finally broken through, Deodorized Central Mass with Satellites did not sell. Glimpsed by only the special world willing to pay attention, it went back into a box, and remained in the Jablonka Gallery in Cologne, unseen for many years to come.

Rutherford Chang Wants Your White Albums

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts
Holly Cara Price

If you happened to walk down a quiet Soho street in the last several weeks, you may have noticed what seemed to be a pop-up record store with an electric red sign proclaiming "We Buy White Albums." Inside is a very special world.

PHOTOS: The Signs Of NYC's Homeless

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 03.06.2013 | New York

The stark reality of New York City's homeless is too often forgotten. Some of the most vulnerable New Yorkers risk becoming merely a statistic -- one ...

Armory Show Legacy Benefits Museum of Modern Art

Liz Goldner | Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts
Liz Goldner

The 100-year anniversary of the 1913 New York Armory Show on February 17th brings new light to the history of modern art in this country and to the creation of MoMA. The exhibition's goal was to bring before the public art "usually neglected by current shows."

South Asian Artists: 10 Artists to Know

Deepanjana Klein | Posted 02.04.2013 | Arts
Deepanjana Klein

Most already know of Gupta, the painter turned sculpturer. He is a household name among contemporary fans and collectors. Gupta's material, in the 2007 "Spill," for example, take the common-man's tin dishware and make it not only glamourous but tarnished.

Interim Transformation of Dormant Spaces

Daniel Weise and Kalene Rivers | Posted 04.01.2013 | Impact
Daniel Weise and Kalene Rivers

If four concerned citizens of a small town can transform a building into an outdoor art gallery while the area waits for development, what can be done with the countless buildings across the United States that sit waiting for a second life?

From THE SLANT: Novelist John Reed Paves the Way for Repentant Book Critics

Stephanie Fairyington | Posted 03.25.2013 | Books
Stephanie Fairyington

Novelist John Reed, the 43-year-old son of renowned New York City artists David Reed and Judy Rifka, grew up among tall ceilings and long windows in the spacious lofts of 1970s TriBeCa, then a shabby bohemia burning with creativity.

The City and the Storm

Bettina Gilois | Posted 02.25.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

Iwan Baan has pursued the story of human survival in the wake of natural disaster for years. On Monday October 29, 2012, with storm warnings brewing on the news, Baan boarded an overnight plane from Europe to New York City.

Twas the Night Before Christmas and You Still Need Gift Advice

Cara Joy David | Posted 02.25.2013 | New York
Cara Joy David

Some of you still want to give the last minute gift of theater tickets. It is always hard to recommend theater for people you do not know, but this season I have some generic recommendations for all.

The Shining Shares Spotlight with the Audience

NYC-ARTS | Posted 12.14.2012 | Arts
NYC-ARTS

A naked woman escorts ticket-holders in a van to an unknown destination, a soundtrack splices horror film with punk rock, and shadowy figures grab, gently guide and then abandon. These are hallmarks of The Shining, a gritty dance installation by choreographer Yvonne Meier.

Les Mis at the Four Seasons/ Museum of the Moving Image Honors Hugh Jackman

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

From his Jean Valjean role in Les Miserables and his generous on-the-spot performances at various celebrations, including a lunch hosted by Ron Meyer, Hugh Jackman is truly a songman you want to have around.