• NYC-ARTS Top Five: July 25 – July 31

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events includes Benjamin Millepied’s L.A. Dance Project, Celebrate Jazz at Community Family Day in Queensbridge Park, Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events […]

  • Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart – Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra: The Illuminated Heart Selections from Mozart’s Operas

    Monday, July 25, 2016 at 8:00 pm Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 7:30 pm SPECIAL OPENING-NIGHT PROGRAM Visionary opera director and video artist Netia Jones transforms Mozart’s most beloved arias and ensembles into an enchanting operatic fantasy featuring a stunning installation and video projections. With a full cast of vocal luminaries that includes the glorious […]

  • Kurt Vonnegut’s God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

    Jul 27 – 30, 2016 The songs of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken, from “Suddenly, Seymour” to “Under the Sea,” have become part of the American subconscious—but few have heard their first musical, Kurt Vonnegut’s God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater. The 1979 show tells the story of Eliot Rosewater (Santino Fontana), a millionaire who drunkenly decides to blow his fortune on an […]

  • Benjamin Millepied’s L.A. Dance Project

    July 26 – 30 Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30pm Thursday and Friday at 8pm Saturday at 2pm and 8pm Benjamin Millepied, former principal dancer with New York City Ballet, founded L.A. Dance Project in 2012, aiming to encourage new collaborative work by emerging and established artists, while revisiting significant multidisciplinary dance collaborations from the past. […]

  • Celebrate Jazz at Community Family Day in Queensbridge Park

    City Parks Foundation’s Community Family Day in Queens offers Jazz entertainment that will delight the young and the young at heart, along with hands-on sports and engaging, educational fun for the whole family. This Community Family Day honors the distinctly New York musical form — that is Jazz. The artists performing will showcase their relationship […]

  • Lincoln Center Out of Doors – The Bells: A Daylong Celebration of Lou Reed

    Lou Reed’s art drew its energy from the worlds of poetry, pop music, experimental composition, and much more—so naturally Lincoln Center’s all-day celebration of this New York icon will be inspired by a diverse range of creative fields. Curated by two of Reed’s closest collaborators, musician and wife Laurie Anderson and friend and producer Hal […]

  • This Week at Lincoln Center: “Lincoln Center Out of Doors”

    Lincoln Center Out of Doors opens its 46th season of free performances on July 20th with Patti Smith in “A Night of Words and Music.” The festival runs through August 7. Among the highlights: “The Bells: A Daylong Celebration of Lou Reed,” a special tribute to the late musician, which will take place on July 30th and will be followed by a screening of Julian Schnabel’s film “Berlin.”

  • New York Botanical Garden | NYC-ARTS News: July 14, 2016

    Arts news highlights: “Puccini and His World” at Bard SummerScape; “David Shrobe” and “The Crown” at Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling; “Stuart Davis: In Full Swing” and “Danny Lyon: Message to the Future” at Whitney Museum of American Art; “Merchant of Venice” and National Ballet of Canada’s “The Winter’s Tale” at Lincoln Center Festival 2016.

  • NYC-ARTS Full Episode: July 14 2016

    A profile of Pen + Brush, an organization that has been providing a platform for women in the literary and visual arts since 1894. Followed by a visit to the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx where Christina Ha presents the arts and culture news. And then a look at the exhibition “Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty” on view at MoMA through July 24, 2016.

  • NYC-ARTS Profile: Pen + Brush

    Executive Director Janice Sands and artist Josephine Barreiro talk to NYC-ARTS about Pen + Brush, a nonprofit organization that has been providing a platform for women in the literary and visual arts by showcasing high-quality, professional work since 1894.