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Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS Top Five is your cheat sheet to what’s hot before it hits the radar. If Dec. 21 were our last day on Earth, we’d feel satisfied having seen these events in our final hours.

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CONTACT! The New York Philharmonic New Music Series at The Met

The fourth season of CONTACT!, the Philharmonic’s new-music series, launches with a program of works exclusively by New York–based composers. ...

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Take the chill out of winter with the Trocks, the all-male troupe whose brilliant pointe work and hilarious parodying produce ...

Her Own Style: An Artist’s Eye With Judith Shea

Drawn from the Academy’s extensive portrait collection, sculptor and National Academician Judith Shea has selected a group of women artists’ ...

John Hodgman: That Is All

December 21, 2012: the last day of the Mayan long count calendar. Many have prophesied that this day marks doom--will ...