• This Week at Lincoln Center: Black Art Jazz Collective

    On June 27th and 28th Black Art Jazz Collective returns to Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola to perform a program of post-bop originals dedicated to African American icons. The group, led by tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery, includes trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, trombonist James Burton, pianist Xavier Davis, bassist Vicente Archer, and drummer Johnathan Blake.

  • NYC-ARTS Full Episode: June 22, 2017

    Philippe de Montebello in conversation with Jason Sun, curator of the exhibition “Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties,” now on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Then NYC-ARTS visits the Brooklyn Museum for a look at the exhibition “Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern.”

  • River to River Festival: Putting Dance in Unexpected Places

    Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) is thrilled to welcome back The Dance Cartel as part of the 16th annual River To River Festival, downtown New York City’s completely free summer arts festival, running now through June 25th. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms […]

  • NYC-Arts Top Five Picks: June 19 – 25

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Highlights of this week’s cheat sheet to the top events include Night at the Museums, Caramoor, Nai-Ni Chen, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • Up Close: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel

    Westfield Corporation presents “Up Close: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel,” an immersive, limited-time exhibit of museum quality, near-life-size reproductions of the iconic master’s frescoes that adorn the Sistine Chapel in Rome.

  • Westfield World Trade Center

  • White Wave Dance Company: SoloDuo Dance Festival

    White Wave presents their annual SoloDuo Dance Festival, featuring 24 national and international dance makers, carefully selected by a panel of NYC’s foremost dance artists, teachers, and producers. Our program celebrates the unique art of creating Solos and Duets, a format often favored by early-stage choreographers as their company begins to find its path within the dance world. Our line-up this year includes the work of both nascent and seasoned artists.

  • Nai-Ni Chen: CrossCurrent

    The Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will present the New York Premiere of Ms. Chen’s CrossCurrent, a collection of new works created on her journey as an immigrant artist attempting to reconcile the two cultures inside her, one she was born into, the other she chose to join.

  • Night at the Museums

    Fifteen museums and historic sites in Lower Manhattan open their doors to celebrate summer — all for free. This event takes place rain or shine.

  • Caramoor: 2017 Summer Season

    From Argentinean tango to Independence Day fireworks, there’s something for everyone this summer at Caramoor. The celebrated Westchester cultural paradise represents a hub for musical and artistic exploration, comprising seven summer weeks of opera, orchestral, chamber, jazz, world and American roots music, family programs, young artist showcases, and sound artwork.