The High Line is a public park built on an historic railroad viaduct elevated above the streets on the West Side of Manhattan.
New York City's longest-running jazz festival, Highlights in Jazz hosts eight performances a year in a smoke- and alcohol-fee university environment.
In addition to teaching Spanish language and culture, the Instituto Cervantes has a lively calendar of cultural events that includes talks with writers, film screenings, art shows and concerts, among others. The public events are often in English and Spanish, and usually are free.
IBFF screens films on history, humanity, important social topics and non-traditional points of view. The films are a means to engage audiences in discussion out of a belief that an informed democracy is the best democracy.
This is an annual two-week music festival held at the Mannes College The New School for Music in July.
The Jackson Heights Poetry Festival (JHPF) was founded in 2007. The organization hosts an annual three-day poetry festival, a student poetry contest open to all middle and high school students in New York City, a series of critically-themed panel discussions and poetry workshops and a monthly open poetry reading.
This private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with individual and corporate members is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.
Since 2011, the LIC Arts Open -- Queens' largest arts festival -- has been bringing together artists, residents, businesses, tourists, local government, art enthusiasts and collectors to help foster Long Island City's cultural and economic development. The festival has done much to raise the profile of one of the largest and most diverse arts communities in New York City.
Mano a Mano: Mexican Culture Without Borders is a New York-based organization dedicated to celebrating Mexican culture and promoting the understanding of Mexican traditions through Mexicanidad, an arts, culture and humanities program.
Marilyn Horne Foundation is a leading nonprofit devoted to the vocal recital/classical song. It produces a recital series broadcast on the radio and offers artist residencies, music education programs and an annual festival in January, which features master classes, duo recitals and other events.