From the man who knows good summer fun: Ian Noble, director of SummerStage, shares his top ten events of the summer, highlighting the best of SummerStage's vast offerings plus other music and theater must-see special events.
A regularly updated selection of recommended things to do in New York City.
The NYC-ARTS Top Five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Here are our Top Five picks for the week.
Inspired by the genius and brilliance of Mozart, Lincoln Center presents an expansive calendar of concerts, dance, opera, late-night recitals, and world premieres.
Three jam-packed weeks of world-class music, dance, and spoken word take place July 20 through August 10, outdoors on the plazas of Lincoln Center. It’s absolutely free!
Music director Alan Gilbert leads five free outdoor concerts, including a program featuring violinist Joshua Bell performing Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1.
The Lincoln Center Festival looks outside the Western European canon and broadens notions of classicism by presenting classical works from other parts of the world. The 2014 festival (July 7- August 16) features performances by artists and ensembles from 11 countries.
As a guest editor on NYC-ARTS, the world-renowned performer Eiko shares what her creative process has been in preparation for her upcoming duet in the River To River Festival, and for a solo project his fall.
Here are some of the top, hot summer festivals in NYC.While New York is a great place to get cultured in any season, the summertime heat brings art to a rolling boil. Performers, both from around the world and around the block, take to city stages indoors and out. Whether ...
Clove Lakes Park hosts SummerStage events like Felix Hernandez's Rhythm Revue and The Metropolitan Opera Series.
SummerStage's Mainstage events in Central Park's Rumsey Playfield presents an eclectic mix of the finest musicians, dancers and spoken word artists from around the world in both free and benefit performances.
This NYC-ARTS collection is a guide for finding arts events (many of which are free) that take place in New York’s houses of worship and for discovering the rich heritage and architecture of these landmark buildings.
The best things in life are free, including many performances and activities in New York City. Whether you crave live music, a screen larger than your television or group activities, there is always something, somewhere that invites you to join in at little-to-no cost.
Many of the city’s attractions offer free entry or pay-what-you-wish options, be it for a select day of the month or evening hours every week. Use the no-cost or low-cost admittance to take a chance on the unknown or return to a favorite art work, exhibit or gallery again and ...
Time spent outdoors with works of public art encourages new ideas, conversations and a welcomed flourish to an otherwise ordinary route. Take a detour on your next commute to visit one of these nearby pieces.
Photography exhibitions allow us to travel---both geographically and through time---and give us permission to curiously gaze at others without shame. Take advantage of fascinating glimpses of life through trained eyes at the following galleries, museums and libraries.
The most diverse art-viewing opportunities on any given mile in the country is Museum Mile, a stretch of Fifth Avenue that borders Central Park, between 110th and 82nd streets.
From the latest author talks to masterpieces on view, from Latin jazz concerts to flamenco lessons, there are plenty of ways to keep up with your ancestral heritage, or to see a different cultural perspective for the first time.
Lower Manhattan, the geographic and historic starting point of New York City, is home to national monuments and memorials that reflect the nation's history, as well as scores of contemporary museums, cultural groups, public art works and performing arts centers.