On April 26, museums across New York City are switching Instagram accounts with one another for the sake of art lovers everywhere. The social media initiative, called #MuseumInstaSwap, hopes to introduce loyal followers of certain institutions to other local spots they have not yet explored.
Albert Bell celebrated his graduation in cap and gown last month ― but he wasn’t leaving school. He was leaving behind two decades of incarceration.
On Good Friday, a mysterious giant wooden cross appeared on Gay Street in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City, chained and locked to an apartment gate.
Over the next nine days, the cross’ owner would return and chain the cross to different parts of the street making it impossible for others to move it.
“Gossip Girl” epitomized the dramatic and decadent lifestyles of privileged Upper East Side teens against a New York City backdrop, but that all might’ve been lost had the show filmed in ― gasp! ― Canada.
The Tribeca Film Festival knows how to nail a kickoff. By the time the crowd was exiting Radio City Music Hall after the world premiere of the documentary “Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives” on Wednesday night, Jennifer Hudson had paid tribute to Leonard Cohen and Whitney Houston, Carly Simon had sung “Itsy Bitsy Spider” and Aretha Franklin had one-upped everyone in an enveloping white gown that sparkled all the way to the rafters.
The first exhibition featuring the work of exclusively black women artists took place in New York in 1971 ― it was titled “Where We At.”
Artists Vivian E. Browne, Dindga McCannon and Faith Ringgold organized the grassroots show, which featured the work of 14 artists at a Greenwich Village gallery run by artist and dealer Nigel Jackson.
An unimaginable, or rather highly unlikely, situation transpired last week with the firing of Bill O’Reilly, host of the popular FOX News program The O’Reilly Factor, for numerous allegations of sexual harassment and other forms of misconduct.
More than 150 of New York’s hottest dancers will be hitting the books ― figuratively, at least ― this June, but the lessons they’ll impart are decidedly not for kids.
No week is the wrong week to dive into good books by or about migrants and immigrants. During a time of heightened scrutiny and inflammatory rhetoric directed at immigrants in the United States, these stories have never been more valuable.
Billy Porter likes to think of his new album as “resistance with sass.”
For “Billy Porter Presents: The Soul of Richard Rodgers,” the Tony-winning “Kinky Boots” star puts a fresh, contemporary spin on 12 classics from the Rodgers songbook.
While getting tickets to “Hamilton” still seems fairly impossible (someone help us, please), visitors to New York can head a few miles north of Broadway and quietly hum “It’s Quiet Uptown” or “Hurricane” while visiting Alexander Hamilton’s old digs.