all stories tagged "arts and culture"


Bill Ayers: Hero
March 16, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, Long Island is the premiere place to see indie films, foreign films and classics that you just can’t find anymore.VIDEO
Saturday is St. Patrick's Day -- are you ready for some pints of Guiness? MetroFocus/Karan Brazell
Sarah Berson  |  March 14, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Leery of leprechaun lore? Brush up on your St. Paddy's Day facts before donning excessive layers of green and toasting with that Guinness.
Solomon dives into the East River, shackled, in preparation for an escape. According to Solomon, figuring out how to connect with an audience is the key to staying relevant. Photo courtesy of Thomas Solomon.
Thomas Solomon  |  March 8, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
On March 18, NYPD officers will handcuff me, then I will be thrown into the New York Aquarium’s colossal observation tank and attempt to remove the restraints.
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March 8, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
I've been known to see two Broadway or off-Broadway plays in one day. I just saw something great at the Public Theater.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  March 7, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
For those who always wanted to know more about the design of the buildings in their own backyard, a new book, "How to Read New York," offers a crash course. Sketches and blueprints give you x-ray vision into the details of some of New York's most iconic -- and most overlooked -- buildings.VIDEO
Rock-and-Roll-Never-forgets 400
Dennis Elsas  |  March 1, 2012 4:00 AM | 4 Comments
Over his 40-plus year radio career, Dennis Elsas has interviewed legends of rock like John Lennon and Elton John -- experiences he now shares via a live presentation.VIDEO
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Michelle Michalos  |  February 29, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
A chance Brooklyn encounter created a friendship and a film -- "Welcome to Pine Hill" -- that traverses race and class, city and country, fact and fiction. VIDEO
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February 29, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
As an executive producer for a show set in New York, a very important part of my job is helping to decide where we shoot. Here's my advice on how to scout a good location in New York City.VIDEO
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Amil Gargano  |  February 28, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
For decades, Amil Gargano worked with real-life ad men who make the fictional Don Draper look saintly. But for many in advertising, the main motivator was doing great work.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  February 28, 2012 4:00 AM | 7 Comments
Hollywood actor and New York filmmaker Ed Burns discusses the merits of low budget movie-making, and plans for a sequel to his breakout hit, "The Brothers McMullen."VIDEO
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