The work of LaQuan Smith and Byron Lars - who've dressed Rihanna and Michelle Obama - is part of a New York exhibit highlighting black fashion designers.
A gallery at the Queens Museum is stocked with 22 bunk beds. That's where the audience sits for a performance by formerly homeless people about their experiences.
A painting by 24-year-old Lucien Smith is one example of works by emerging artists that have been flipped recently.
A pizza legend favors Mayor De Blasio's strategy of starting off with a fork and knife, and then switching to his hands.
A new exhibit shows one of the most famous American architect's love-hate relationship with cities.
New and upcoming plays about boxing, baseball, kung fu and characters engaging in multiple affairs show that sex and sports are the hot topics this season. But don't get too excited - turns out they are both tough subjects to translate onto the stage.
Nine Broadway theaters will be more accessible to the disabled thanks to an agreement with the federal government.
It was at the Solomon Schechter School of Queens that he first made his public debut as a writer. We do a walk and talk through some of his favorite neighborhood haunts.
A book that takes readers on the first transcontinental railroad ride in 1869 is the winner of America's highest honor for children's picture books.
A veteran American photographer is getting her first major museum retrospective. Carrie Mae Weems' work, now at the Guggenheim Museum, focuses mostly on issues facing African Americans, such as racism and personal identity.
Flooding is pushing a famous house out of New Jersey.
Baby it's cold outside, but that's not keeping some of the WNYC staff members indoors. From snow sculpture contests to marionette shows, check out some of the events and activities our colleagues are checking out around town this cold weekend.
The new HBO show Looking is earning praise for its realistic look at the lives of four gay men in San Francisco. But for others, realistic is just another word for boring. After years of groundbreaking programming like Queer as Folk, The L Word and Will and Grace, and a whole channel dedicated to gay programming, Logo, can a gay TV show even be newsworthy?
A new exhibition highlights the borough's abolitionists at a time when one-third of Brooklyn residents were enslaved Africans.
Wythe Hotel Cinema is hosting the New York premiere of the dark documentary, Very Extremely Dangerous. The last few weeks of Jerry McGill's life are chronicled, showing his violent and dangerous journey.
The Westminster Kennel Club dog show is no longer for pure-bred dogs only.
There are thousands of artists is New York City. Some are famous internationally. Others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices. Here, artist and designer Richard Tsao.
An upcoming museum exhibition and film remind us that German dictator Adolf Hitler declared a war on modern art, branding it as "degenerate," seizing it from private owners, and often selling it to help finance the Third Reich.
Vergne is the second New York art leader in four years to be lured west by L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art. WNYC's art critic Deborah Solomon says the pick was a complete surprise.
New York City is filled with great architecture. Why should recycling centers and ambulance bays be left out?