Dedicated to the fusion of popular and art cultures in music, film, theater, dance, and fine art, the venue’s mission is to revive the symbiotic relationship between art and revelry; to establish a creative asylum for both artists and audiences.
American Youth Symphony (AYS), founded in 1982, has a long history of fulfilling its mission of promoting instrumental music in popular culture to counteract the overwhelming use of computerized, electronic sounds in popular music.
Ars Nova is New York‚ hub for emerging artists and new work in theater, comedy and music, producing provocative and affordable live entertainment to feed today's popular culture.
Automotive High School Music is the arts program at Automotive HS K610 in Brooklyn. Students in this program can choose from a variety of arts courses, and to be involved in ensembles and productions.
This 2,894 seat, three-tiered theater opened in 1929 to present motion pictures and vaudeville entertainment. The ornately decorated, neo-Grecian venue is most famous, however, as a music hall, which has been its primary offering since the 1970s.
Around the corner from its namesame street, this venue offers excellent sight lines and sound to as many as 550 rock music fans, both from the main floor and from the balcony above. Both these floors, as well as the basement below, have full, low-lit bars.
Chez Bushwick, an artist-run organization, is dedicated to the advancement of interdisciplinary art and performance, with a strong focus on new choreography. The organization offers New York City's only $5 subsidy for rehearsal space. Chez Bushwick also produces monthly performance programs.
With locations in New York, St. Barth, East Hampton and Cannes, France, Clic is a unique welcoming space devoted to photography. Clic exhibits feature emerging and established photographers, and regularly holds booksignings.
Influenced by hip-hop culture, G.A.ME addresses social and economic injustice in low-income communities of color by utilizing youth leadership, community organizing, and hip-hop arts and culture.
Just north of the center of the Meatpacking District (a nightlife hub) the Highline Ballroom is a music venue with a full-scale restaurant and bar that serves food and drink throughout most of its shows.