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  • This Week at Lincoln Center: “Curtain Up” at NYPL

    New York’s Broadway and London’s West End have long been the biggest destinations for live theater. “Curtain Up: Celebrating the Last 40 Years of Theatre in New York and London” — an exhibition on view at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts through June 30, 2017 — highlights how the theatre districts of both cities have flourished and developed since 1976.

  • MOFAD | NYC-ARTS News: Feb 16-23, 2017

    Arts news highlights: “CHOW: Making the Chinese American Restaurant” at MOFAD; “Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy: Stories of Chinese Food and Identity in America” at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA); “Black Fashion Designers” and “Paris Refashioned, 1957-1968” at The Museum at FIT; August Wilson’s “Jitney” at Manhattan Theatre Club; Martha Graham Dance Company at The Joyce Theater.

  • NYC-ARTS Profile: Peter Martins

    Paula Zahn speaks with Peter Martins, Ballet Master in Chief of the New York City Ballet, about the legacy of choreographer George Balanchine and the recent performances of the ballet company in Paris. Recorded for the Great Performances series, “New York City Ballet in Paris” and “New York City Ballet Symphony in C” will air on February 17 and February 24 at 9pm on PBS (check local listings).

  • NYC-ARTS Full Episode: February 16, 2017

    Paula Zahn speaks with Peter Martins, Ballet Master in Chief of the New York City Ballet, about the legacy of choreographer George Balanchine and the recent performances of the ballet company in Paris. Recorded for the Great Performances series, “New York City Ballet in Paris” and “New York City Ballet Symphony in C” will air on February 17 and February 24 at 9pm on PBS (check local listings).

  • NYU Steinhardt’s 80WSE Gallery

    80WSE is an extension of the Department of Art and Art Professions in the NYU Steinhardt School. Under the curatorial direction of Nicola Lees, 80WSE gallery presents contemporary and historical exhibitions, as well as experimental projects by noted artists and curators, produced in collaboration with faculty and students from the Department of Art and Art Professions. Each spring, 80WSE hosts the department’s MFA Thesis exhibitions.

  • NYC-Arts Top Five Picks: February 13 – 19

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Michelle Dorrance, Doc Fortnight 2017, Latente: A Flamenco Journey, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • Michelle Dorrance & Nicholas Van Young

    For the first performance in the Works & Process Rotunda Project, a new initiative commissioning site-specific residencies and performances for the iconic Guggenheim rotunda, Michelle Dorrance and Nicholas Van Young will lead a large cast of dancers and musicians from Dorrance Dance, using dance and percussion to create a performative soundscape incorporating the rotunda as […]

  • Jason Roberts Accompanies the Silent Film

    St. Bart’s Associate Director of Music and Organist Jason Roberts improvises organ accompaniment to The General, the great 1927 action-packed comedy adventure from Buster Keaton inspired by the Great Locomotive Chase of 1862.

  • Doc Fortnight 2017

    Doc Fortnight 2017, which runs February 16–26, 2017, includes an international selection of 20 features and more than 10 short films, with many of the directors and artists present for discussions following their films.

  • Latente: A Flamenco Journey

    Dancer José Maya brings a fresh, dramatic turn to the beauty and power of flamenco dancing. “Latente: A Flamenco Journey” invokes the great flamenco tradition, while Maya’s choreography seems to pull flamenco forward into the future.