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Vive la France! Things to Do in NYC on Bastille Day
(July 02, 2019) - Local Francophiles can celebrate right here in New York. The Big Apple is hosting a variety of celebrations that run from July 10 -14. (read the story...)

Pierre Cardin: Future Fashion Opens July 20 at Brooklyn Museum
(June 26, 2019) - Fashion phenom Pierre Cardin will be honored in a retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum this summer. On July 20, the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing, the exhibition will open to celebrate the French designer who embodied the Space Race and futuristic concepts in his designs (read the story...)

It's July and Show Time in Bryant Park
(June 25, 2019) - Thanks to Bryant Park Presents—a private, not-for-profit—there are lots of fun, free, cultural music and theater events to enjoy through October in midtown's famous Bryant Park. (read the story...)

It's July and Show Time in Bryant Park
(June 25, 2019) - Thanks to Bryant Park Presents—a private, not-for-profit—there are lots of fun, free, cultural music and theater events to enjoy through October in midtown's famous Bryant Park. (read the story...)

Tag This: 'Beyond the Streets' Celebrates Graffiti and Street Art
(June 20, 2019) - The new exhibition Beyond the Streets, opening June 21st in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, celebrates the artwork of more than 150 graffiti and street artists from around the world. The past to present lineup includes LADY PINK, TATS CRU, SJK 171, Shepard Fairey (who is celebrating his 30th anniversary with Facing the Giant: 3 Decades of Dissent), extensive ephemera from the Beastie Boys, and much more. (read the story...)

Where to Celebrate Pride 2019 in NYC—WorldPride and Stonewall 50
(June 07, 2019) - New York City Pride goes global this year with WorldPride. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Millions are expected to flood the annual Pride March on June 30, and the many other events on the calendar will be packed with proud people as well. (read the story...)

NYC's Best Outdoor Movie Screenings for Summer 2019
(May 24, 2019) - New York is obsessed with movies, and we’re very glad it is. City parks and rooftops fill with picnic blankets and cinephiles throughout all five boroughs every summer, taking in movies from black-and-white classics to international hits to superhero blockbusters. (read the story...)

Summer Museum Happenings in NYC for Every Weekday
(May 24, 2019) - Your weekdays just got a little more interesting. Monday through Friday, NYC museums offer reduced admission, free drawing in museum galleries, live music and cocktails, and much more. Avoid the weekend mob and have a special experience during the week at these cultural institutions. Events are listed by day of the week; plan away! (read the story...)

Poster House Museum to Open in NYC on June 20
(May 22, 2019) - Posters are everywhere. We see them on our commutes, hang them in our bedrooms, encounter them at our offices, community bulletin boards, and movie theaters. Enter Poster House, the first American museum focusing on the history of international poster design. Coming to the Flatiron neighborhood of New York City, Poster House will open June 20. (read the story...)

8 Exhibitions to See Right Now in NYC
(May 17, 2019) - When it comes to culture, New York is hard to beat. From art to history to literature, the city’s institutions are packed with exhibits that provoke, intrigue, and entertain. Read on for our picks for the can’t-miss shows of the season. (read the story...)

John Mulaney and Bill Hader: Unique Comedy at the 92nd Street Y
(May 17, 2019) - “Known as a funny guy on SNL, now he’s a murderer,” Bill Hader joked about himself and his new role in the HBO series Barry. He dished this week at the 92nd Street Y. (read the story...)

What to See at New York's Lincoln Center This Summer
(May 13, 2019) - New Yorkers and visitors alike can enjoy plenty of culture this summer in New York City—and one of the best places to find it is at Lincoln Center. One of the city’s most vibrant cultural resources, Lincoln Center’s programming is packed with world-class offerings in theatre, dance, music, and more, all of which will be on full display in its summer line-up. (read the story...)

Hugo Boss Prize Winner Simone Leigh Presents Loophole of Retreat at Guggenheim Museum
(April 30, 2019) - Simone Leigh, the 2018 winner of the Hugo Boss Prize, now has an exhibit—Loophole of Retreat—at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. (read the story...)

9 Places to Appreciate the Beauty of Stained Glass in NYC
(April 26, 2019) - New York is home to an incredibly rich diversity of sacred structures, many with magnificent artistic treasures in their carved stonework, intricate ceilings, and beautiful stained glass. (read the story...)

Where to Find Outdoor Concerts This Summer in NYC
(April 25, 2019) - When the weather gets warm, the city spills outside to enjoy every moment of its hard-won good weather. In the next few months, you can take a trip to Coney Island or linger in Central Park to hear musical acts from Cardi B to Dead & Company to Morrissey. Here are some of the best places to listen to live music and boost your vitamin D at the same time in New York City. (read the story...)

Do It for the Gram: 16 Instagrammable Exhibits in NYC
(April 23, 2019) - Instagrammable moments, or should we say “immersive experiences,” are taking over New York. They’re not quite art exhibits and not quite museums, but these photo ops are awfully pretty and fabulous fun to visit. (read the story...)

How to Celebrate Earth Day in NYC
(April 18, 2019) - On and around Earth Day, April 22, take a trip to one of the city’s vital botanic gardens, attend a tree’s funeral, or walk down a car-free Broadway. (read the story...)

Size Matters: Free Exhibition on Miniature Bindings & Texts at Grolier Club
(April 15, 2019) - As collectibles go, none may be more charming than the tiny books on view through May 19, 2019 in A Matter of Size: Miniature Bindings & Texts from the Collection of Patricia J.Pistner, a free exhibition at the Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street. Two hundred seventy five little marvels are on view with the oldest a cuneiform tablet, a form of writing predating Egyptian hieroglyphics, dating from 2500 BCE. (read the story...)

Through a Curator's Eyes: Lincoln Kirstein's Modern at MoMA
(April 15, 2019) - Lincoln Kirstein may be best associated with the New York City Ballet, but this spring, he’s being recognized by another iconic New York institution: MoMA. Kirstein, a writer, curator, editor, impresario, tastemaker, and patron who persuaded choreographer George Balanchine to come to the U.S., is the focus of a new exhibition. (read the story...)

Explore the Power of Intention at The Rubin Museum of Art
(April 12, 2019) - Although “setting an intention” has become a common phrase, its deeper meaning is often ignored. The Rubin Museum in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood explores intention with its new exhibition The Power of Intention: Reinventing the (Prayer) Wheel. Opened on March 1, this show draws on the Buddhist tradition of the prayer wheel and is part of the museum’s “Year of Power.” (read the story...)

NYC Cultural Spring Scene at The Shed, City Center, and More
(April 10, 2019) - Hudson Yards has a brand new cultural center, The Shed, that commissions works across all disciplines. Learn more about spring programming at The Shed, supplemented by more great New York culture running into the summer months, including City Center, Brits Off Broadway, and more. (read the story...)

A Potpourri of Easter Alternatives in NYC
(April 08, 2019) - It’s time for festive Easter parades, egg hunts, decorating contests, and holiday dinners. New York City is renowned for its colorful offerings: spend the day whatever way you wish, but do be sure to indulge in some fine chocolates. For a non-traditional twist, head to Luv Tea—a serene Manhattan tea house with a Zen garden. (read the story...)

Hudson Yards Sheds Light on New Artistic Experiences in NYC
(April 04, 2019) - While Hudson Yards is primarily a residential community for the affluent, The Shed, a shiny, modern new art space with a retractable shell, will offer exhibitions and performances for all ages. This new NYC institution is also offering exhibition opportunities to support local artists and programming to nourish the minds of high school students interested in literary pursuits.  (read the story...)

The Best Things to Do in NYC in May
(April 02, 2019) - They say April showers bring May flowers, which makes the merry month of May a terrific time to be in New York City. Read on for the best things to do in NYC in May. (read the story...)

Play It Loud: A Wail of a Good Time at the Met's New Rock & Roll Exhibition
(April 02, 2019) - Musicians and music lovers will want to check out Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll, opening at the Metropolitan Museum of Art April 8. (read the story...)

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