For many New Yorkers, the holiday season is a hustle. But if you have time between shopping, eating and traveling, check out some of the Big Apple's most festive wintertime treats.
The City's Parks and Recreation department opened its 28th annual "Wreath Interpretations" exhibition at the Arsenal Gallery in Central Park on Thursday, December 9. On view this year are 30 wreaths and there’s not a traditional one in the bunch.
1001 Inventions, opening Saturday, takes note of technological and medical advancements from the Muslim world.
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After all these years, Bobby McFerrin, the man behind the hit, “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” is still spreading that same message. WQXR’s Terrance McKnight talks to the 10-time Grammy Award winner about his new album, VOCAbuLarieS.
New York Artist Kara Walker's cut-paper silhouettes address race, gender, repression and sexuality. She received the 2010 Women in the Arts award on Thursday.
Although it’s a big holiday in parts of America, el Dia de los Muertos is still a rather quaint celebration in New York involving bright paper banners, flowers and candles, all reserved for the dead. Here's WNYC's Day of the Dead primer.
Wei, who choreographed the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, kicked off a world tour of street performances in Times Square on Thursday.
This year’s New Yorker Festival featured a panel on gay marriage - an appropriate addendum to the onslaught of recent gay news. The longstanding fight over same-sex marriage between gay rights activists and conservative politicians is now more heated than ever. Panelists Cynthia Nixon, R. Clarke Cooper, David Boies, Brian Brown and Bishop Gene Robinson hashed it out at the SVA Theater on October 1, 2010.
Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa, one of the most acclaimed writers in the Spanish-speaking world, won the 2010 Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday. The author, a visiting professor at Princeton University in New Jersey, was in New York when the prize was announced.
This weekend's event in Queens will celebrate the work of more than 500 science geeks and craft-addicts who build and tinker with different materials and technologies.