Archives

  • MOFAD | NYC-ARTS News: Feb 23 – Mar 2, 2017

    Arts news highlights: “Circus Now” at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts; “I’m Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson” at The Morgan Library & Museum; “Muhammad Ali, LeRoy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing” and “‘I Am King of the World’: Photographs of Muhammad Ali by George Kalinsky” at New-York Historical Society; “Some of A Thousand Words” at The Joyce Theater.

  • This Week at Lincoln Center: Great Performers Series

    Lincoln Center’s Great Performers series presents London Philharmonic Orchestra with two concerts, both under the baton of Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski. On February 26 the program will feature Canadian-Polish prodigy Jan Lisiecki performing Chopin’s “First Piano Concerto.” Then on February 27 Patricia Kopatchinskaja will bring her virtuosity to Prokofiev’s “Second Violin Concerto.”

  • NYC-ARTS Full Episode: February 23, 2017

    Guided by renowned silent film accompanist and historian Ben Model, NYC-ARTS takes a look at a unique experience for moviegoers that evokes the early days of cinema. And a profile of photographer Gregory Crewdson, whose large format images are inspired by movies and paintings.

  • 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).

  • This Week at Lincoln Center: “Rusalka”

    The Metropolitan Opera presents a new production of Dvořák’s haunting fairy tale “Rusalka,” with Kristine Opolais in the title role. This dark love story between a human being and a water spirit is largely inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.” The production, which includes Brandon Jovanovich as the Prince and Jamie Barton as the swamp witch Ježibaba, runs through March 2nd.

  • NYC-ARTS Full Episode: February 9, 2017

    Paula Zahn speaks with Alan Gilbert during his farewell season as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic. Through innovative programming and partnerships, Gilbert has aspired to make the New York Philharmonic and classical music more relevant to audiences from NYC and all over the world. Then NYC-ARTS visits the FDR Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York.

  • This Week at Lincoln Center: “The Sleeping Beauty”

    From February 8th to the 19th, New York City Ballet will present fourteen performances of its full-length production of “The Sleeping Beauty” by Peter Martins. Featuring luxurious sets and costumes, Tschaikovsky’s glorious score, and a cast of fantastical characters, this is the ultimate romantic fairytale.