The Queens Museum broke ground Tuesday on a $65 million expansion project that will double its size. Local artists, school children and community leaders celebrated the groundbreaking and, ultimately, the Queens community.
Beginning on Friday, the museum will honor de Bankolé for three decades of acting.
Theater critics Elisabeth Vincentelli of The New York Post and Adam Feldman of Time Out New York agree that this spring is the best theater season they've seen on Broadway in a long time. But that may be the only thing they agree on. Listen to their conversation with WNYC host Richard Hake about spring shows on Broadway.
The Purple Repertory Theater Company's "Gay Plays For Straight People (And Also Gay People)" opens on Friday. The production is actually two shows that take on issues around gender, sexuality and marriage equality.
Even as ticket prices to most Broadway shows are soaring, some big-name theater companies offer productions suitable for the theater's more thrifty crowd.
The newly-minted theater company Theater 167 celebrates the neighborhood's diversity with its second play "You are Now the Owner of This Suitcase." The show closes on Sunday.
In his latest one-man show, "Ghetto Klown," John Leguizamo leads the audience down a video-laced rabbit hole of his life and career. The show is part of an extended run at the Lyceum Theater through July 10.
"Harry Potter: The Exhibit," which previously passed through Toronto, Boston and other cities, is arriving at Discovery Times Square on Friday.
Starting Thursday, there will be a little more nature in Madison Square Park. Artist Kota Ezawa's six minute short film "City of Nature" will be on display on screens in the park for visitors to take in through May 15.
From well-known designers including Tory Birch and Anna Sui, to thousands of lesser-known artists at Web sites like cafepress.com, New Yorkers are creating products and donating portions of the profits to Japanese earthquake and tsunami relief.
Staten Island hip hop promoter, radio and television personality DJ Megatron was shot and killed near his home in Staten Island at 2 A.M. on Sunday. DJ Megatron, whose given name was Corey McGriff, was 32.
On Wednesday morning, a noose was discovered hanging from a tree branch just down the street from the Walter Ward School on 83rd Street and 153rd Avenue in Howard Beach, Queens. On Thursday, in the vicinity of where the noose was discovered, police reported a swastika had been spray painted on the ground.
In the age of YouTube, sometimes it seems like everyone is a cover artist. This weekend, two groups of young artists take on music from the past at Harlem Stage and the Joyce Soho Theater.
More than 130 artists have boycotted the Guggenheim's new Abu Dhabi location over migrant workers' rights.
The project has gotten everyone from President Obama to the Broadway cast of "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" to spread messages of hope to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender teens who have been ridiculed for being gay. The project released "The It Gets Better Book" on Tuesday.
More than a week after the March 11 earthquake hit, eyes, hearts and browser windows have been trained on Japan. Here is a list of events happening around the city to raise funds.
There may be a few key art works missing from the Guggenheim's collection in Abu Dhabi. More than 130 artists have signed onto a petition boycotting the Guggenheim's new Saadiyat Island museum over alleged unfair working conditions for migrant workers building the project.
The Walker Center in Minneapolis purchases work from Merce Cunningham's 70-year career, with sets, costumes and backdrops by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and others.
Wednesday night, instead of the grab-bag of spoken word, dance and all manner of music at the Apollo's Amateur Night, the audience will rule on jittery newcomers singing Broadway repetoire.
If you're going to take on books, you might as well start with the good book. At least that's what New York-based author James Frey is doing with his latest novel "The Final Testament of the Holy Bible."