Abbie Fentress Swanson

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Baryshnikov Arts Center Seeks New Leader

Friday, January 21, 2011

The center has announced that Stanford Makishi will leave his post as executive director at the end of February. Makishi says he's leaving to consider his next steps in the field of dance.


Manhattan Artist Turns Park Ave. Into Fanciful Garden

Friday, January 21, 2011

Will Ryman and his team will begin installing 38 giant rose blossoms up and down Park Avenue from 57th and 67th streets on Friday night.

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NYU Students Create Shirts that Detect Pollution with Style

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Hypercolor clothes may have gone out of style in the '80s, but there's a new thermochromic sweatshirt in town.

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Egypt Questions Condition of Central Park Antiquity

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

There could soon be a little less Egypt in Central Park. The Secretary General of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities says unless the city starts taking care of Cleopatra's Needle,...

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Opening Night of 'Spider-Man' Delayed Till March

Thursday, January 13, 2011

The producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" have pushed the opening night of the troubled musical back again—this time to March 15 to allow the cast more time to work on the show and add a new ending.


Ellen Stewart, Founder of La MaMa ETC, Dies At 91

Thursday, January 13, 2011

The founder of the La Mama etc has died. Ellen Stewart passed away early this morning, according to the theater company that she founded in 1961.

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Injured Stunt Man Says He Will Fly Again In 'Spider-Man'

Sunday, January 09, 2011

The stunt man injured during a December performance of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" attended Friday night's show at Foxwoods Theater. Christopher Tierney bounded up to the theate...

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A Look At the Biggest Show on Broadway: 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark'

Friday, January 07, 2011

David Cote, Theater Editor for Time Out New York, weighs in on this troubled production.


TV Carpio To Play Arachne In 'Spider-Man'

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

There's a new Arachne in the most expensive show on Broadway. The producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" have announced that T.V. Carpio will play the villainess spider-woman in Tuesday night's show.


A Look Back At Classical Music In 2010

Friday, December 31, 2010

Time Out New York Music Critic Steve Smith's list of the year's best in classical music.


Seneca Falls Gets New 'It's A Wonderful Life' Museum

Friday, December 24, 2010

WNYC's Isaac-Davy Aronson spoke to Greg Cotterill, station manager for WEOS Public Radio and a Seneca Falls resident, about the new one-room museum and Seneca Falls' connection to the...


Retro and Traditional Nutcrackers Take the Brooklyn Stage

Friday, December 17, 2010

Two very different adaptations of E.T.A. Hoffman's novelette are being performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music this month. Through Sunday, the Mark Morris Dance Group brings its "T...


'Spider-Man' Delayed Again Due to Injuries and Creative Changes

Friday, December 17, 2010

The opening night for "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has been pushed back again, this time from January 11th to February 7th.


Blake Edwards, Director of 'Breakfast At Tiffany's' Dies

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Edwards died Wednesday from complications of pneumonia. Check out clips from some of Edwards' most popular work, including "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "Pink Panther" and "10."

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Mervyn Johnson Murder Brings Grief and Fear to Crown Heights

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Crown Heights residents will gather on Thursday evening and Friday morning to mourn the loss of a legendary neighborhood figure, Mervyn Johnson. Johnson, a 68-year-old Trinidadian imm...

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Hop On A Vintage MTA Train Or Bus This Month

Friday, December 10, 2010

If you're waiting on the M train platform any Sunday this month, you might be transported back to the 1930s. That's because the M.T.A. is once again running its vintage steel subway cars along the M line from Manhattan's Second Avenue stop to Queens Plaza.


Roll Over Beethoven: 'Ode to Joy' Remixes Come to MoMA

Monday, December 06, 2010

This week, the artistic duo chosen to represent the U.S. at the 2011 Venice Biennale, Jennifer Allora and Guillermo Calzadilla, unveils their rather unusual "Stop, Repair, Prepare: Va...

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Rock Center Lights Up Acton Family Christmas Tree

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Rockefeller Center's annual Christmas tree lighting takes place Tuesday night at 8:55. This year's 12-ton, 75-year-old Norway spruce comes from Mahopac, New York and is decked out with 30,000 multi-colored LED builbs.

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NY Stores Unveil Holiday Windows—Celebrity Chefs, Santa Claus, Bubbles and All

Monday, November 22, 2010

Barneys' Simon Doonan reveals all about his store's holiday windows. Plus, check out WNYC's suggested walking tour and slideshow of the windows.

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The Art of Vinyl: Rethinking the LP

Thursday, November 18, 2010


WNYC's Soterios Johnson talks to Arts Writer Carolina Miranda about how some artists—and one Brooklyn arts blogger—are incorporating vinyl into their work.

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