The New York Film Festival Critics Academy prepares aspiring film critics for the changing media landscape by giving them the opportunity to pitch and write professional criticism.
In the second year of Kent Jones’ tenure as director of New York Film Festival (NYFF), changes to the selection process.
“LIVE from the NYPL” kicks off its ninth season of conversations, debates and performances with today’s leading writers, artists, filmmakers, musicians and cultural icons.
A haunting and mystical art exhibit debuts at Rush Arts Gallery in Chelsea.
Though the city’s Music Under New York program hosts subway performances year-round, musicians face special challenges in colder weather.
Through it’s “¡Arriba! Dance Parties on the High Line” series, the High Line Park tries to engage local Chelsea residents.
A famed New York jazz club celebrated the birthday of its namesake with three nights of music inspired by the legendary Charlie Parker.
Midtown West is rich in holiday tradition. Here is the Gazette’s wide-ranging list of offerings.
In Chelsea, New York’s art district, galleries face a lot of challenges to survive in the competitive industry.
To mark the 225th anniversary of “Don Giovanni,” the Metropolitan Opera is showcasing three Mozart operas including a revival of “La Clemenza di Tito,” which opened Nov. 16. The performance featured a star-studded cast with Elina Garanca, Giuseppe Filianoti, Kate Lindsey, Barbara Frittoli, Lucy Crowe and led by acclaimed early music specialist Harry Bicket. The other Mozart operas […]
Walking along the High Line in Manhattan, observant New Yorkers and curious art lovers might be lucky enough to spot some black “blps” before their eyes. The High Line Art commission, in cooperation with the Whitney Museum of American Art, has installed an art series by modern artist Richard Artschwanger at several spots on the […]
Verdi is one of the most famous composers in the operatic canon. Now, Verdi’s “Un Ballo in Maschera” returns to the Met in a new production by David Alden.
Living between American culture and Taiwanese culture, a new actress in off-Broadway found the contradiction not only in the character she played, but in her real life.
In an ironic bit of timing, a new opera based on Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” premiered at the Metropolitan Opera on October 23, less than a week before Hurricane Sandy hit. “The Tempest,” by British composer Thomas Ades, is the 12th company premiere since Metropolitan Opera general director Peter Gelb arrived in 2006. Gelb, who […]
A “Get Out The Vote 2012” exhibition is currently on display at the AIGA National Design Center, located on Fifth Avenue between West 21 and 22 streets in Midtown. Sponsored by the Professional Association for Design (AIGA), the exhibition is a collection of nonpartisan posters designed to encourage citizens to head to the polls on […]
Punjabi folksinger Kiran Ahluwalia opened The White Lights Festival with a free concert at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium. The festival explores the connection between classical music and other aspects of daily life.
Richard Eyre’s updated, relocated production of “Carmen” returns to the Metropolitan Opera, replacing a traditional production by the great director Franco Zeffirelli. The trend toward modern productions is a widespread phenomenon.
French shoe designer Christian Louboutin’s red-soled shoe remains popular in the wake of a trademark lawsuit against luxury fashion house Yves Saint Laurent.
David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, “Glengarry Glen Ross” begins previews on October 16th at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre for its third Broadway revival, starring Academy Award winning actor, Al Pacino, who appeared in the 1992 film in the role currently played by Bobby Cannavale.
At a bi-annual contemporary art fair, it’s all about affordable prices for artwork. But who says what’s affordable in the art world?
Last week, the Lark Play Development Center gave seven playwrights the chance to workshop a new play in ten hours of rehearsal and one public reading. At the end, the writers walked away having heard their pieces aloud, with a stack of written audience comments.
Shoe legend Manolo Blahnik collaborated for the third time with four young designers on a range of shoes for spring 2013.
The Metropolitan Opera opened its 2012-2013 season with a new production of Donizetti’s The Elixir of Love. The production, directed by Bartlett Sher and starring Anna Netrebko, is a prime example of star power.