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Central Park Summerstage: Closer Than You Think

Thursday, May 27, 2010

Free concerts in the summer contain all the elements of complete mayhem, and the Summerstage series in Central Park is no exception.

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At the Short Film Slam, the Audience Decides

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Forget Cannes. At the final round of the Short Film Slam series, eight films battle it out for audience approval -- and the top prizes.

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Not All Kink and Gloom: Novelist Mary Gaitskill

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The author of Don't Cry and Veronica visits Brooklyn's Powerhouse Books with Stacked Up TV. Watch the video.

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Muslims on the Big Screen: Emperors and Extremists

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

It’s not easy being a moviegoer these days. Having emerged from my post-Oscar coma a few weeks ago, I’ve been struggling to stay on top of the city’s cinematic bounty, whether it’s the longer, uncut "Metropolis" (Film Forum), the "Cremaster" series (IFC Center) or "Iron Man 2" (everywhere).

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Stolen Pieces

Monday, May 24, 2010

Art world provocateurs Provac Eva and Franco Mattes exhibit chips, bits, and other little pieces of art masterpieces stolen from museums at Postmasters Gallery.

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The New Times Square Unveiled

Sunday, May 23, 2010

The city has chosen local artist Molly Dilworth to paint the five pedestrian plazas at Times Square and Herald Square. Dilworth topped some 150 competitors to win $15,000 and the honor of having her designs installed at the “crossroads of the world” beginning in July and remaining for 18 months.

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2010 Moby Awards

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Tonight in Manhattan,  the best and worst book trailers produced in the last year will be honored at the first annual Moby Awards.

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Obie Awards: Top 5 Things to Know About Annie Baker

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

29-year-old playwright Annie Baker was the big winner at Monday's Obie Awards, which honor the best of Off-Broadway. 

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Theatre For One

Friday, May 14, 2010

No more tickets at TKTS?  Not to fear.  Visitors heading to Times Square to see a show can now be a part of one.

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Actors: A World Without 'Law & Order'?

Friday, May 14, 2010

NBC announced this morning that television and New York institution Law & Order has been cancelled. Actors, tell us what this means for you.

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A Sea Of Clothing And Heartbeats Fill The Armory

Friday, May 14, 2010

Christian Boltanski's new exhibit No Man's Land makes the cavernous space inside the Park Avenue Armory feel more like stoop sale than a drill hall. Watch the video.

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Art That Can Do Some Damage

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

"Walk the Walk," a public art performance piece created by 34-year-old Kate Gilmore, features a group of women in high-heeled beige shoes, bright yellow dresses, and, on chilly days, bright red sweaters, walking, stomping, and shuffling around each other on an eight-foot-high platform by Bryant Park.

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'The Kid' Opens Off-Broadway

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

From centaur fetishists to adults who pretend to be babies, sex advice columnist  Dan Savage has heard just about everything about people's private lives.

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Surveillance Art

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

In Madison Square Park, four large screen monitors ring the tables where Shake Shack customers stop to eat their burgers and fries. And they appear to be watching you.

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Top 5 Plays about Art and Artists

Monday, May 10, 2010

Arguing over aesthetics can make for good drama. Painters from Vermeer to Pollock have been subjects of biopics. Both Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George (selection of which are featured in Sondheim on Sondheim) and Art by Yasmina Reza reaped Tony Awards, and a number of current plays are trying to repeat their success.

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Apollo Theater Unveils Walk of Fame on 125th Street

Monday, May 10, 2010

Harlem music legends are honored on 125th with commemorative plaques. Janaya Williams reports.

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Art You Can Actually Afford

Friday, May 07, 2010

The Affordable Art Fair opens in New York today, giving wannabe art-collectors a chance to take part in the action without dropping as much cash. Read more.

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High Fashion In Brooklyn

Friday, May 07, 2010

The Brooklyn Museum just cleaned its closet and found lots of couture. A new exhibit is now open at the Brooklyn Museum. Watch the video.

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Scene Brooklyn: 2010 BAC Film Festival

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Scene: Brooklyn is a film festival exclusively devoted to Brooklyn filmmakers.

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Arab American Comedy Festival Opens

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

The Times Square bomb attempt will not be a focus of the jokes at this year's Arab American Comedy Festival.

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