Before the Pershing Square Signature Center opened successfully at the end of January, adding a new cultural hub to the New York arts landscape, the path to its completion proved challenging. The Signature Theatre Company made the decision to move its headquarters around 2005, when it was selected to be part of a new performing Read more »
“Parts of Parts and Stitches,” the play written by Riti Sachdeva is about the 1947 British Partition of India. The play explores the division of families, land, and relationships; things that are severed with the division and demarcation of space. The word “partition” which means “the act and process of dividing something into parts” mostly Read more »
DanceBrazil was formed in 1977 by Jelon Vieira, who came to the United States from Brazil’s state of Bahia. Since then, it has served as a cultural ambassador of Brazil in the United States and worldwide. This is a select list of works by DanceBrazil that specifically deal with – or are inspired by – Read more »
In a generation of the iPod and digital downloading, vinyl music has found a way to stay relevant and even profitable. According to Nielsen SoundScan, vinyl music sales rose to 3.9 million copies, versus 2.8 million in 2010, proving that vinyl record collecting and selling is here to stay. Thanks in large part to album Read more »
The 113 year old arts and social club on Park Avenue South, N.Y., has generated more column inches about the “unusual” behavior of its former President than its artist members, who pay upward of $1000 to become members. But is the NAC more than just a school for scandal?
As the Indie film business struggles, the Whitney Biennial provides new opportunity for filmmakers looking for exposure and distribution.
The Cobra Snake is a website (thecobrasnake.com) that features party scene photos. They have become a go-to site for hundreds of thousands Millennials who want to keep up with the latest trends in youth culture.
The gentle notes of the ukulele rarely grace the waves of the radio. Despite that, various bands and performers, such as Train, Panic! At The Disco, and Eddie Vedder in an entire solo album, have delighted audiences with ukulele numbers. Now, Jessica Latshow hopes her song “Aint My Friend” featuring the ukulele will launch her Read more »
These NY funny women are working hard to go far in the comedy industry.
Filmmakers at the The 2012 Whitney Biennial give viewers a portrait of working class communities in America after the economic downturn.