On multiple platforms, NYC-ARTS reports on New York City‚ cultural organizations, whose offerings greatly benefit residents and visitors‚ from children to adults, and teenagers to senior citizens. Through web sites, television, mobile applications and social media, NYC-ARTS nurtures New York City‚ position as a cultural capital of the world, one that has both world-renowned institutions and those that are focused on local communities.
Lead by an internationally renowned folklore dancer, artistic director and choreographer, Danys “La Mora” Pérez - Oyu Oro, based in NYC, is committed to the preservation of Afro-Cuban culture through dance, song and music.
Pan American Musical Art Research, Inc., (PAMAR) is a non-profit organization seeking to promote a better knowledge, understanding and coexistence, between the various cultures and countries of the Americas, primarily through an ongoing and vital exchange of their artistic fields including music, dance, theater, film, visual arts and literature, and through educational programs.
Internationally known Quintet of the Americas is Queens’ own premiere woodwind quintet. They specialize in music from the Western hemisphere. Members are Karla Moe, flute, Matt Sullivan, oboe, Nicholas Gallas, clarinet, Barbara Oldham, horn and Gina Cuffari, bassoon. They are currently in residence in The Department of Music and Performing Arts in The Steinhardt School at New York University.
Internationally known Quintet of the Americas is Queens’ own premiere woodwind quintet.
Thalia Spanish Theatre, the only Hispanic theater in the borough of Queens, produces American and world premieres of bilingual plays by Spanish, Latin-American and Hispanic-American authors performed alternately in English and Spanish, and both traditional and new music and dance pieces.
Since its inception in 1981, the Blue Note has become a jazz destination in Greenwich Village, a place where audiences can see top musicians perform in a close, comfortable setting. Over the years, artists such as Sarah Vaughn, Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, Stanley Turrentine, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, and Tito Puente have graced the club's stage.