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Winterfest at Brooklyn Museum: Shopping, Santa, & Free Holiday Events

(November 02, 2018) - Slide into the holiday season, Brooklyn-style! Brand-new for the 2018 holiday season, the inaugural Winterfest at the Brooklyn Museum opens the day after Thanksgiving and closes out on New Year's Eve. This six-week winter wonderland, popping up on the grounds of the museum, will feature a wide range of offerings for the whole family. (read the story...)

A Dazzling New Finale for the 2018 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

(November 02, 2018) - The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes been lighting up Radio City Music Hall since 1933. To this day, Santa and the legendary dancing troupe, the Rockettes, entertain, engage, and inspire families from around the world each holiday season. By New Year's Day 2019, over a million people will have seen the show during this season alone! (read the story...)

Get Some Class: Offbeat Classes and Workshops in NYC

(October 30, 2018) - When you take a class in New York, adventure, surprise, and a new obsession can all be yours. These eight unique classes offered throughout the city will help you self improve—and they also make a fun date night! Learn how to pair wines and cheeses, frame an Instagrammable photo, fly on a trapeze, and do yoga naked (it’s a thing). (read the story...)

Do It for the Gram: NYC's Most Instagrammable Pop-Up Exhibits

(October 30, 2018) - Instagrammable moments, or should we say “immersive experiences,” are taking over New York City these days. These walk-through installations are based on themes as diverse as dogs, The Velvet Underground, and pizza, but they’ll all make great fodder for your Insta feed, with neon lighting, patterned wallpaper, and ball pits designed for selfies galore. (read the story...)

It's Alive! Frankenstein at 200 | The Morgan Library & Museum

(October 19, 2018) - An enjoyable exhibition at the Morgan Library, “It’s Alive! Frankenstein at 200,” pairs the academic and the Gothic; the backstory and the popular interpretations. (read the story...)

Everything Is Connected: Art and Conspiracy Opens at The Met Breuer

(October 12, 2018) - The exhibit “Everything is Connected: Art and Conspiracy” at The Met Breuer begins with a look at artists who adhere, more or less, to the straight and narrow--at least in terms of their approach. These artists use their works to focus, for instance, on the shell corporations set up by what was New York’s largest private landlord, to the vast web that drew into it arms dealers, businessmen and politicians. (read the story...)

Why You Should Visit Brooklyn's Art Deco Masterpiece Kings Theatre

(October 12, 2018) - Located in the Flatbush neighborhood of central Brooklyn, Kings Theatre was built to be a “wonder theatre” in 1929. It was modeled on the ornate Palace of Versailles and inspires oohs and aahs immediately when you enter the high-ceilinged lobby. After being shuttered for decades, Kings has made its glorious return, hosting fantastic music, theater, dance, and other performances. (read the story...)

R.H. Quaytman: + x, Chapter 34 Opens at the Guggenheim

(October 12, 2018) - The new exhibition R.H. Quaytman: + x, Chapter 34 at the Guggenheim Museum sees a contemporary artist responding to a historical one. Your trip up the museum’s winding ramp will introduce you to a forgotten historical figure, Hilma af Klint, who pioneered modernist painting, in the exhibition Paintings for the Future. At the top of the rotunda, find R.H. Quaytman’s response to af Klint’s work with a new series of paintings. (read the story...)

Mystical Modernism: Hilma af Klint at the Guggenheim Museum NYC

(October 09, 2018) - Discover Hilma af Klint, a woman before her time, at the new Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum exhibit Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future, opening October 12. (read the story...)

Celebrate Architecture at Open House New York Weekend

(October 05, 2018) - To see special spaces that make New York the fascinating place it is, join the 16th annual Open House New York (OHNY) Weekend. This year’s celebration of architecture and urban design takes place Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 12-14, 2018. (read the story...)

Wingardium Leviosa! Harry Potter: A History of Magic Opens

(October 05, 2018) - What with Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the Off-Broadway parody Puffs, the November opening of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, and now Harry Potter: A History of Magic, the much-anticipated exhibit at the New-York Historical Society that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the U.S. publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, anyone who's wild about Harry has no shortage of options. (read the story...)

The Best Cooking Classes in NYC

(September 28, 2018) - New York boasts endless restaurants, so it also boasts an endless amount of chefs. Cooking classes in New York give you access to experienced and helpful kitchen pros who can teach you the basics of knife-wielding, animal butchery, making pasta from scratch, and even shopping for groceries. Take a date, a friend, or a group to one of these phenomenal cooking classes, offered throughout the year and fueled by a love of food. (read the story...)

What to See During the 2018-19 Met Opera Season

(September 28, 2018) - The beauty of The Metropolitan Opera’s 2018-2019 calendar is not only that it’s flush with new productions, repertory favorites, and a charmed circle of performers, its new Music Director—Montreal-born Yannick Nézet-Séguin—is assuming his new post two-seasons ahead of schedule. (read the story...)

10 Exhibitions Not to Miss in NYC for Fall 2018

(September 28, 2018) - We can’t wait for fall exhibitions in New York. This year's exhibits recontextualize familiar figures like Andy Warhol and Harry Potter. We’ve got ten exhibitions at ten different locations throughout the city: enjoy! (read the story...)

Why You Should Visit the Rubin Museum of Art

(September 24, 2018) - While you’re exploring the galleries in Chelsea, take time to relax at the Rubin Museum of Art, a uniquely meditative look at the art of the Himalayan region. At the Rubin, you’ll walk a spiral staircase to a wondrous six floors of galleries housed in the former site of the department store Barneys. (read the story...)

2018 DUMBO Dance Festival Preview

(September 21, 2018) - Arts lovers wanting to check out a variety of dance companies this fall—without breaking the bank—should head over the Brooklyn Bridge to Dumbo, where the DUMBO Dance Festival will be spotlighting work by 70 companies this October in its four-day festival. (read the story...)

What to Do and Where to Eat at New York Comic Con 2018

(September 14, 2018) - New York Comic Con returns to the Javits Center for the convention's 12th year, October 4th through 7th, 2018. This year the Con has even extended its wings to feature an anime-only convention at Pier 94 called Anime Fest @ NYCC x Anime Expo. Wondering what events you can attend (and where to eat afterwards)? We've got the highlights of New York Comic Con 2018. (read the story...)

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power at Brooklyn Museum

(September 11, 2018) - Proponents of Black Power had no better advocates than the artists among their ranks. Painters, sculptors, and performance artists rose up during this era to make protest art that spoke to the black experience in America and critiqued the white establishment that resisted them. Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power at the Brooklyn Museum features over 150 works of art inspired by this vital sociopolitical movement. (read the story...)

Upcoming Film Exhibits and Screenings at the Museum of the Moving Image

(September 07, 2018) - It’s hard to imagine life without movies, but the medium is only 130 years old. The Museum of the Moving Image is a temple to filmmaking in Astoria, Queens, and deserves a visit if you’re a film buff—or just really like the Muppets (read on for more). (read the story...)

Voice of My City: Jerome Robbins and New York at the NYPL

(September 07, 2018) - From Broadway stages to ballet studios, legendary choreographer Jerome Robbins made an indelible mark on New York City’s dance scene during his multifaceted career. As the dance world now celebrates Robbins’ centennial, a new exhibition will honor the man and his work in one of the NYC spots most associated with Robbins: Lincoln Center. (read the story...)

Experience the Historic Brooklyn Waterfront at Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO

(August 08, 2018) - The Brooklyn Historical Society has established a second location in DUMBO to orient visitors to the area’s rich history. (read the story...)

9 Amazing Movie Theater Alternatives in NYC

(August 07, 2018) - Alternative movie theaters in New York City open up the worlds of VR, 4D, and deluxe experiences where you can enjoy craft cocktails and fries while checking out a great film. At these 9 movie theaters in NYC, you’ll find an experience no home theater can replicate. (read the story...)

Japan Society: Timeless Tradition in the Heart of Manhattan

(August 02, 2018) - Steps away from the United Nations, the Japan Society in Midtown East welcomes anyone interested in things Japanese. From September through June, the Japan Society offers performing arts—music, plays, play readings, and dance. (read the story...)

NYC's Best Summer Dance Performances and Festivals

(July 20, 2018) - New York City is home to some of the best dance performances in the world – and while summer sees some of the city’s biggest companies head out of town, there’s still plenty to discover this July and August. Enjoy dance styles from ballet to Broadway this summer at these upcoming dance performances and events. (read the story...)

Check It Out: Use Your NYC Library Card to Visit 33 NYC Museums for FREE

(July 17, 2018) - If you are a card carrying member of the New York Public Library Queens Library, or Brooklyn Library who is 13 years or older, you can now visit 33 NYC museums—FREE, one time, with New York's new Culture Pass program. (read the story...)


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