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Monday, March 14, 2011
Japan's nuclear plant leak has moved many to consider what would happen in New York should seismic activity occur near the Indian Point nuclear plant in Buchanan, which is about 45 miles from Times Square.
Friday, March 11, 2011
This month, the New York Public Library hosts free shows by Dana Salisbury and her dance troupe the No-See-Ums. The choreographed dances of movement, scents and sounds require audience members to be blindfolded and are meant to give a sense of what it feels like to lack sight. Listen to an audio montage of Staten Island residents reacting here.
Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Ticket holders planning on seeing "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will have to wait a little bit longer to catch Peter Parker flying over Broadway. The musical's opening night will be pushed back to an unspecified date this summer.
Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Critics have had a field day with the troubled musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" due to its numerous delays and flubbed aerial stunts. The musical has also been the grist for several new plays.
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
President Barack Obama presented 20 individuals with national arts and humanities awards on Wednesday afternoon in the East Room of the White House.
Tuesday, March 01, 2011
New York culture bloggers, writers and designers applauded Christian Dior's move to fire its long-time chief designer John Galliano on Tuesday over anti-Semitic remarks he allegedly made in a Paris bar.
Monday, February 28, 2011
Sunday night, filmmakers Luke Matheny and sound editor Lora Hirschberg joined the set of New York University alumni to win Academy Awards.
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
For three hours, they bid on everything from inscribed Langston Hughes books to a painting by Horne's friend Charles Alston to a pair of cuffs that Jenny Lumet will wear to the Oscars.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recommended slashing taxes and government spending in his budget proposal for the coming fiscal year on Tuesday. But he did not propose touching the budget that the N.J. State Council on the Arts received in the last fiscal year.
Thursday, February 17, 2011
The mayor's recommendations come on the heels of President Obama's proposed cuts to the nation's leading arts endowments on Monday.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
More than 200 avant garde musicians will take over the Park Avenue Armory this week for the first ever Tune-In Music Festival. The performers will play the work of contemporary composers Steve Reich, John Cage, Georg Friedrich Haas and others.
Monday, February 14, 2011
Despite a week of bad reviews, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has done well in the past week on Broadway.
Wednesday, February 09, 2011
There will be a few key names missing from the masthead of Harper’s Magazine next month. Click here to read about the ongoing labor dispute between Harper's and a local union.
Wednesday, February 09, 2011
The Brooklyn Historical Society will display a map of New York City dating back to 1770 on its first floor gallery space through May. The map was supposed to come down on Jan. 17, but the society decided to keep it up due to the high demand.
Tuesday, February 08, 2011
Theater critics filed their reviews on Julie Taymor's troubled musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" on Monday night and Tuesday morning, ahead of opening night on March 15.
Friday, February 04, 2011
After selling to the developer of the Atlantic Yards project last spring, the 70-year-old Prospect Heights bar has moved to South Park Slope.
Wednesday, February 02, 2011
City officials joined New York Public Library President Paul LeClerc to celebrate the three-year, $50 million restoration of the Stephen A. Schwarzman building on 42nd Street on Tuesday.
Friday, January 28, 2011
This weekend, Newark residents will see their mayor, Corey Booker, talk about something other than snow removal. The second season of a docu-series all about Newark kicks off on Sunday at 8 P.M. on Sundance.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Who do you want to win in this year's Academy Awards? Please let us know by voting below for your picks in some of the top categories.
Monday, January 24, 2011
Each year, tens of millions of visitors spend billions of dollars on lodging, food and cultural events in New York City. But tourism tapers off in the winter months. This year, the city and a Broadway trade group have cooked up a new incentive to get people to open their pocketbooks and resume spending.