It’s not only gift-shopping that draws tourists and day-trippers to New York, but the enchantment of seasonal events in a city that already sparkles year-round. Music, theater and dance performances, lighting ceremonies, and special activities at cultural institutions mark the November and December holiday season that encompasses the diverse traditions ...
Senior Curator Jodi Hauptman gives NYC-ARTS a tour of the exhibition “Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs,” on view at The Museum of Modern Art through February 8, 2015. This week’s profile features The School of American Ballet.
The original Nutcracker, Marius Petipa's ballet based on Alexander Dumas Pere's revised vision of E.T.A. Hoffman's L'Histoire d'un Casse Noisette (The Story of a Hazelnut-cracker) with music by Tchaikovsky, first premiered on December 17, 1892 at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Russia.Since then, the Sugar Plum Fairy, dancing rodents led by a ...
In the year of his centennial, stage and screen are tipping their hats to one of Broadway’s creative giants, Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 – October 23, 2002). With a career that spanned 6 decades and 7 Tony Awards, this salute is well deserved and celebrates some of Green’s most ...
The Next Wave Festival returns for its 32nd season at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) from September 9 to December 20, presenting an array of contemporary performance, artist talks, storytelling, visual art, and film that showcases work by emerging artists and innovative modern masters.
Meet New Yorkers who dance -- and perform and teach it too -- in these short videos by Dance/NYC that reveal how dance makes every district of NYC more vibrant.
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