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.
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.
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.
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?
One billion dollars.
After Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson was convicted on bribery charges Monday, his seat became the 11th vacancy at the New York State legislature.
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has sued Major League Baseball and its players' union on Monday, seeking to overturn an arbitrator's ruling that the Yankees slugger should be suspended for an entire season for using performance enhancing drugs. The suspension bars Rodriguez for 162 games including potential playoff appearances.
That's the premise of a new music video by Vancouver-based artist Stan Douglas, now on view in New York.
The Metropolitan Opera's Die Fledermaus is where you will find one of WNYC's staff members. Find out what some of the other events our colleagues are checking out around town this weekend.
Most people have heard of British street artist Banksy. Well, New York City has Hanksy. He's been putting up his pun-based work on city streets for last two and a half years.
The 10th annual festival presents about 20 plays from the U.S. and other countries like Argentina, Japan and Switzerland.
The Museum of Modern Art now owns the building on West 53rd Street, and has decided not to incorporate it into its 100,000-square foot expansion, which it unveiled on Wednesday.
It's downright frigid in New York today.