River To River Festival


Gig Alert: Suzanne Vega and Gabriel Kahane

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Singer-songwriters Suzanne Vega and Gabriel Kahane perform at the River to River Festival on Tuesday night. Download Vega's 1984 hit "Tom's Diner" and Kahane's recent single "Charming Disease."



A Gaming Revolution: New Yorkers Take to the Streets for Come Out & Play Festival

Friday, July 08, 2011

Come Out & Play, a festival of innovative outdoor games, is heading into its final week in New York. If you haven’t yet  had a chance to partake in the fun and games, not to worry: there are plenty left to be played.



From Pop Star to Opera Star

Monday, June 27, 2011

As Rufus Wainwright readies to perform with New York City Opera tonight, WQX-Aria blogger Olivia Giovetti writes "with opera opening up musically to a wider public, mirroring in a way the de-privatization of the art form in 17th-century Venice, the possibilities on offer are tantalizing."

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30 Dances in 30 Days

Friday, July 30, 2010

On the patio of a soulless corporate plaza, amid the mirrored towers of the financial district, the lunchtime entertainment has arrived.  Everyday at noon for 30 days, Canadian dancer and choreographer Paul-André Fortier is performing the same 30-minute dance piece to a crowd of transfixed tourists and harried suits.

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Gig Alerts: Plena Libre

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The legendary Puerto Rican group bring their vivacious sound to Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park as part of the River To River Festival. Download their high-energy track "Julieta."



Gig Alerts: Burkina Electric

Friday, June 25, 2010

The Afro-electric outfit perform at the Bang on a Can Marathon at the World Financial Center's Winter Garden. Download their eclectic jam "Sankar Yaaré."