• NYC-ARTS Top Five: Oct 5 – Oct 11

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. This week’s cheat sheet to some of the top events include: A major retrospective exhibition – the first in the U.S. in more than 35 years – features the work of Italian artist Alberto Burri, eight nights of Steely Dan, the 15th Annual DUMBO Dance Festival, Andrea del Sarto at The Frick Collection and […]

  • 7 Must-See Works by Bessie Award Nominees This Fall

    Once a year, the entire dance community comes together for the New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies), produced in partnership with Dance/NYC, to acknowledge and honor outstanding and groundbreaking creative work in the field. The 31st Annual Bessie Awards will be held Monday, October 19 at The Apollo Theater. Bessie Award categories include Outstanding Production, […]

  • Photography in New York: Photo Exhibitions from Archival to Contemporary

    Photography exhibitions allow us to travel—both geographically and through time—and give us permission to curiously gaze at others without shame. Take advantage of fascinating glimpses of life through trained eyes at the following galleries, museums and libraries.

  • Guest Picks: Director of The New Yorker Festival Selects Top To-Do’s This Fall

    Rhonda Sherman is the Founding Director of The New Yorker Festival, now entering its 16th year. The Festival is a weekend-long series of more than fifty discussions, talks, interviews, and performances in New York City, produced by The New Yorker magazine every October. This year she is directing Tech@Fest, a new program focusing on technology’s […]

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: Sep 28 – Oct 5

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. Your cheat sheet to some of the top events this week: An installation and performance piece examines the story of one of the youngest detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Archibald Motley at Whitney Museum of American Art, Designers & Books Fair, and more. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to […]

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: Sep 21 – 28

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS Top Five is your cheat sheet for what’s happening this week. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • NYC-ARTS Top Five: September 14 – September 21

    Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS Top Five is your cheat sheet for what’s happening this week. Get the NYC-ARTS Top Five in your inbox every Monday and follow @NYCARTS on Twitter to stay abreast of events as they happen.

  • John Kelly Interview: Love of a Poet, Then and Now

    Performance artist John Kelly talks about “straddling irony and pathos” in Love of a Poet, in which he sings Schumann’s Dichterliebe. The 1990 Obie Award-winning work is being remounted in June as part of the River to River Festival.

  • SummerStage 2015

    SummerStage stretches the summer season longer than ever in 2015: the festival runs from May 18 to October 4 to showcase nearly 200 artists.

  • 2015 Tony Award Nominations for Broadway

    The 2015 Tony Award nominations tap productions from the city’s 40 eligible Broadway theaters. The musicals Fun Home and An American in Paris are leading the pack with 12 nominations each. Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming cohost the awards show from Radio City Music Hall on June 7.

  • Free Events: NYC on a Budget

    The best things in life are free, including many performances and activities in New York City. Whether you crave live music, a screen larger than your television or group activities, there is always something, somewhere that invites you to join in at little-to-no cost.

  • Public Art in New York City

    Time spent outdoors with works of public art encourages new ideas, conversations and a welcomed flourish to an otherwise ordinary route. Take a detour on your next commute to visit one of these nearby pieces.

  • Hispanic Heritage in New York

    From the latest author talks to masterpieces on view, from Latin jazz concerts to flamenco lessons, there are plenty of ways to keep up with your ancestral heritage, or to see a different cultural perspective for the first time.

  • Highlights of Lower Manhattan

    Lower Manhattan, the geographic and historic starting point of New York City, is home to national monuments and memorials that reflect the nation’s history, as well as scores of contemporary museums, cultural groups, public art works and performing arts centers.