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.
The Alliance maintains a world-class collection of Latin jazz musical scores and recordings, provides support for the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra conducted by Arturo O'Farrill and offers education programs to young musicians and new audiences.
Founded in 1977, American Composers Orchestra is the only orchestra in the world dedicated to the creation, performance, and preservation of music by American composers. Through concerts at Carnegie Hall and other venues, recordings, educational programs, New Music Readings, and commissions, ACO identifies today‚ brightest emerging composers, champions prominent established composers as well as those lesser-known, and increases awareness of the infinite variety of American orchestral music.
AmDoc's signature series, P.O.V., combines provocative, real-life storytelling with innovative models that experiment with the role that media arts can play in public life.
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.
Americas Society (AS) is the premier forum dedicated to education, debate and dialogue about issues in Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada. Its literature, music and visual arts programs present artists from these regions.
One of the landmarks of Harlem, the Apollo Theater is perhaps best known for its amateur night and the syndicated television show that brings African-American talent into millions of homes. The Apollo also screens films and hosts rock and gospel concerts, benefits and theater performances.
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.
Arts at The Park, a component of the Park Avenue Christian Church (known as “The Park”), brings together outstanding performers and ensembles from the greater New York City metropolitan area for programs that enrich and inspire and that touch our shared human story and experience.
This multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural, artist-run organization in the Lower East Side launched the Vision Festival, New York‚ premier free jazz/avant-garde jazz happening, in 1996.