Allison Lichter

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Pluck 'Em. Stuff 'Em. Fry 'Em.

Friday, July 23, 2010

We are, of course, talking about squash blossoms. The flowering delicacies are only available during these hot summer months.


See Spot Sweat

Tuesday, July 06, 2010


You think you’re hot? Imagine being encased in fur. Then think about how hot you would be.


Arab American Comedy Festival Opens

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

The Times Square bomb attempt will not be a focus of the jokes at this year's Arab American Comedy Festival.


2010 Tony Nominations Announced

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

The panel of twenty-seven theater professionals met last night on West 47th Street to decide this year’s nominees for the Tony Awards, which honor the best of Broadway in the past year.

Listen to what drama critics Elisabeth Vincentelli and Adam Feldman had to say about this year's picks.


Itailan Prosciutto, All the Way from Iowa

Friday, April 23, 2010

There are three types of prosciutto on Danny Meyer's new Roman-style restaurant, Maialino. Two are from Italy. The last one is from Norwalk, Iowa.

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Rock Musical “Next to Normal” Wins Pulitzer for Drama

Monday, April 12, 2010

Actor Alice Ripley and the cast of

Actor Alice Ripley and the cast of ...

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2010 Whitney Biennial Artists Announced

Friday, December 11, 2009

Every two years, the Whitney Museum of American Art takes a crack at making sense of the ever-sprawling world of contemporary art. This year, the Biennial curators have picked fifty-five artists for the 2010 snapshot.

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Lipsynch: Marathon of Tales at BAM

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Nine hours of speaking and thinking about words. The marathon show "Lipsynch", explores voice, speech and language, from babies crying, to soloists singing an aria, to characters struggling with their identities.

Canadian Director Robert Le Page says sound is instrumental to human expression. And he says ...


Conceptual Artists Gather in NYC Public Space for Conflux Festival

Thursday, September 17, 2009

This weekend, over a hundred conceptual artists will use the city's public space as their canvas -- creating projects that hope to inspire civic engagement and new perspectives on city life.

It's part of the three-day "Conflux festival." NYU professor David Darts is a co-chair of ...


Whirls and Twirls on 59th Street

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Commuters passing through the 59th Street – Columbus Circle subway station can now see one of the last commissioned works by the late conceptual artist Sol Lewitt. The piece is called “Whirls and Twirls (MTA),” and its brightly colored tile design is 11 feet high, ...


Fashion Night Out

Thursday, September 10, 2009

It's Fashion Week in Bryant Park. It's the last time designers will set up their fall runways in the park. Next September, Fashion Week moves its tents to its new home in Lincoln Center. Tonight, retailers citywide will be open until 11 PM, as part ...


Tonight at the Mostly Mozart Festival: A Flowering Tree

Thursday, August 13, 2009

The Pulitzer-Prize winning composer John Adams has written operas about Richard Nixon and the atom bomb, but this week, New Yorkers are getting his take on something a little more upbeat – a mythical love story set in south India. The opera is called A ...


The Big Draw

Friday, July 17, 2009

Bringing art out onto the streets that's the aim of The Big Draw an annual hands-on art festival sponsored by the Drawing Center and the River to River Festival.

Among the offerings Eco-artist Eve Mosher will give participants recycled water bottles full of river water along ...


Reenacting the Trial of the Rosenbergs

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Denny Chin is a United States District Judge based in Brooklyn.

But he's also an amateur actor -- he and a group of fellow judges and lawyers re-enact hiistoric trials. Their most recent effort is a one-hour version of the trial of atomic spies Julius and ...


Studio 360: Gay Flag Poll

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Studio 360 asked the design firm Worldstudio to come up with a new design for the Gay Pride flag. Below are some ideas – plus the winning flag from our listener design challenge.

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BAM Cinemafest

Monday, June 22, 2009

Eighteen films, an all-night movie marathon, and movies in the park. that's some of what's happening as part of the BAM CinemaFest, The Brooklyn film festival marks the 10th anniversary of BAM's Cinematek -- a series devoted to art house films.

Florence Almozini is the director ...


Grand Concouse Centennial

Friday, June 05, 2009

The Grand Concourse is celebrating its Centennial, and as part of the festivities, the Design Trust for Public Space has hosted a design competition to rethink the future of the famed boulevard.

More than 400 people from some 25 countries sent in ideas -- including turning ...


Arts in Bushwick Festival

Friday, June 05, 2009

The Bushwick section of Brooklyn is crawling with small art galleries, in teeny storefronts, forsaken industrial spaces, and private living rooms. And this weekend those galleries and more than 200 artists' studios are open to the public. It's part of the "Arts in Bushwick" festival. ...


Ernesto Neto at the Armory, in Your Olfactory

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Ernesto Neto wants you to stroke, sniff and crawl inside the massive sculpture he's built inside the Park Avenue Armory on Park and 66th Street. The Brazilian artist draped hundreds of yards of soft, stretchy lycra around the historic Drill Hall. The twisting canopy hangs ...


The University of Trash

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Composting could be a class at the University of Trash. The experimental university, an art project at the Sculpture Center in Long Island City, relies on the public to propose its curriculum. The University of Trash is what artists Michael Cataldi and Nils Norman call ...