Posts Tagged ‘arts’

Trying to bring political change through bubble tea

Trying to bring political change through bubble tea
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Can the popularity of bubble tea help get Taiwan back into the United Nations?


Hamilton cast draws voter registration crowd

Hamilton cast draws voter registration crowd
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Cast members from the hit musical “Hamilton” drew crowds as they registered people to vote.


High Line seeks to become everybody’s park

High Line seeks to become everybody's park
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Carmelita Tropicana performed at the High Line as the elevated park seeks to appeal to the local community through more diverse events.


Comic Con proves it’s ‘hip to be square’

Comic Con proves it's 'hip to be square'
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This year’s New York Comic Con attracted its largest crowd ever, furthering the evidence that society has become more accepting of “nerds.”


Critics Academy prepares future critics for changing media landscape

Critics Academy prepares future critics for changing media landscape
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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.


New York Film Festival selection committee undergoes changes under new director

New York Film Festival selection committee undergoes changes under new director
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In the second year of Kent Jones’ tenure as director of New York Film Festival (NYFF), changes to the selection process.


Kingdom of the Marvelous art exhibit in Chelsea

Kingdom of the Marvelous art exhibit in Chelsea
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A haunting and mystical art exhibit debuts at Rush Arts Gallery in Chelsea.


As autumn approaches, public musicians anticipate seasonal challenges

As autumn approaches, public musicians anticipate seasonal challenges
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Though the city’s Music Under New York program hosts subway performances year-round, musicians face special challenges in colder weather.


“The Sopranos” Creator’s First Feature Debuts at New York Film Festival

“The Sopranos” Creator’s First Feature Debuts at New York Film Festival
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The centerpiece movie of the New York Film Festival, David Chase’s “Not Fade Away,” premiered on October 6 at Lincoln Center.