Many of New York City's greatest cultural attractions are open on July 4 to celebrate the founding of our nation. From the wee hours of the morning through to the fireworks show at night, the city will be bustling with patriotic energy.
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Dancing the night away from June 23 to July 11, 2015, Midsummer Night Swing turns Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park into a three-week, open-air dance party for pros and newcomers alike.
Performance artist John Kelly talks about "straddling irony and pathos" in Love of a Poet, in which he sings Schumann's Dichterliebe. The 1990 Obie Award-winning work is being remounted in June as part of the River to River Festival.
SummerStage stretches the summer season longer than ever in 2015: the festival runs from May 18 to October 4 to showcase nearly 200 artists.
The 2015 Tony Award nominations tap productions from the city’s 40 eligible Broadway theaters. The musicals Fun Home and An American in Paris are leading the pack with 12 nominations each. Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming cohost the awards show from Radio City Music Hall on June 7.
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.
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.