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Dance Companies Apply for Business Training to Get a Leg Up

Monday, October 24, 2011

Small to mid-sized Brooklyn performing arts dance companies can now apply for 14 free months of professional development through the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the DeVos Institute of Arts Management.

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National Dance Institute Opens New Home in Harlem

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

At long last, a decades-old arts education group has a permanent home uptown. On Tuesday night, the National Dance Institute will inaugurate its first-ever headquarters in central Harlem, complete with studios and a 175-seat performance space.

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Mikhail Baryshnikov Donates Archive to New York Public Library

Friday, October 07, 2011

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Like most New Yorkers, Mikhail Baryshnikov had a bit of a storage problem. So when the dancer and his wife were getting ready to move, Baryshnikov donated 35 boxes filled with videos, photos, letters and documents -- his archive -- to the New York Public Library.

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Broadway Is All About Revivals and Outer Borough Theaters this Fall

Thursday, October 06, 2011

This season includes revivals (and revise-als), of "Porgy and Bess" and “Follies.” There's also a host of new, small theaters cropping up in the outer boroughs that are producing interesting work for theater lovers who aren't afraid of taking the subway out of Manhattan.

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Paul and Stella McCartney Sell Out City Ballet Season Opener

Friday, September 23, 2011

New York City Ballet had a sellout crowd at its fall season opener on Thursday thanks to the music of former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney and costumes created by his daughter, the superstar designer Stella McCartney.

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WNYC's Guide to 9/11 Arts Events

Friday, September 02, 2011

This month, cultural institutions around the city are paying respect to the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks through literature, visual arts, theater, dance, music, and film. Here's our guide to what's happening around town.

'Twitter Watch' Aggregates Tweets from Broadway Insiders

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

For Broadway fans interested in what's happening behind the red velvet curtain, waiting at the stage door may no longer be necessary. Through its new feature "Twitter Watch," the Web site Broadway World has aggregated the tweets of 100 theater stars, producers and critics who are active on Twitter.

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FringeNYC: Five Questions for Playwright Sorrel Barnard

Friday, August 12, 2011

The 15th annual New York City Fringe Festival begins on Friday. To mark the date, WNYC asked five playwrights and alumni of the FringeNYC five questions about what it's like to be a part of the fest.

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FringeNYC: Five Questions for Playwright Arlene Hutton

Friday, August 12, 2011

The 15th annual New York City Fringe Festival begins on Friday. To mark the date, WNYC asked five playwrights and alumni of the FringeNYC five questions about what it's like to be a part of the fest.

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Manhattan Children's Museum Gets Funding for 'Muslim Worlds' Exhibit

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Kids will get a hands-on look at mosaics, literature, calligraphy and other pieces of the "Muslim World" thanks to a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities that went to the Children's Museum of Manhattan.

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FringeNYC: Five Questions for Playwright 'Rie Shontel

Thursday, August 11, 2011

The 15th annual New York City Fringe Festival begins on Friday. To mark the date, WNYC asked five playwrights and alumni of the FringeNYC five questions about what it's like to be a part of the fest.

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Young Artist Selected for Cunningham Finale Set Design

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

On Wednesday, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company announced that it had commissioned artist Daniel Arsham, who was born in 1980, to create the décor for a series of events at the Park Avenue Armory that are part of the company's final “Legacy Tour” performances. Following the performances, which will be staged from December 29 to 31, the company will permanently disband.

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FringeNYC: Five Questions for Playwright Mark Hollmann

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

The 15th annual New York City Fringe Festival begins on Friday. To mark the date, WNYC asked five playwrights and alumni of the FringeNYC five questions about what it's like to be a part of the fest.

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FringeNYC: Five Questions for Playwright Laura Brienza

Tuesday, August 09, 2011

The 15th annual New York City Fringe Festival begins on Friday. To mark the date, WNYC asked five playwrights and alumni of the FringeNYC five questions about what it's like to be a part of the fest.

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Vogueing, Krumping and Tai Chi at the Asia Society

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

An international ensemble of dancers, drummers and martial artists are set to perform at the Asia Society's "Hip Hop Kung Fu" event on Wednesday night.

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'Spider-Man' Broadway Team Releases 'Rise Above' Video

Thursday, July 28, 2011

The video for "Rise Above 1" from "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" was released, but it looks nothing like the visual spectacular going on at the Foxwoods Theater. Let us know what you think of the video here.

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Newark Institutions Lead NJ Arts Council Grantees

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

On Tuesday, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts doled out $15.8 million in Fiscal Year 2011-12 funding to arts groups. The three groups that got the most funding are all based in Newark.

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What Theater People Love (and Hate) About Same-Sex Marriage

Friday, July 22, 2011

Though much of the Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay and Transgender theater set is celebrating same-sex marriage, not everyone is rushing to the altar to get hitched.

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Met Museum Has Most Visitors in 40 Years

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Metropolitan Museum announced on Thursday that it had broken records: 5.68 million people visited its Fifth Ave. location, its Cloisters museum and its gardens in the past fiscal year. The number marked the most visitors the Met has had in 40 years.

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Latino Cultural Festival Celebrates Diversity in Queens

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

The Chase Latino Cultural Festival runs from Wednesday through Sunday in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Now in its 15th year, the festival will have spoken word, music, dance, theater and film tailored to celebrate the city's most diverse borough.

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