all stories tagged "music"


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August 20, 2014 11:09 AM | 1 Comment
The AFROPUNK Festival returns to Brooklyn for the 10th year for a weekend of live music, vibrant art and good vibes.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  March 19, 2014 11:20 AM | 1 Comment

Meet The Unforgettables, a unique chorus designed to study the effects of music and social interaction on people with dementia and their caregivers.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 5, 2014 12:07 PM | Comments
Nine-time Grammy winner Herb Alpert talks to MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman about his music, art and philanthropy.VIDEO
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October 9, 2013 3:48 PM | Comments
Alec Baldwin, Coen Brothers, Tufts neuroscientist Aniruddh Patel, and composer Carter Burwell discuss the role of music in shaping the emotional impact of film.VIDEO
NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman.
Christina Knight  |  November 21, 2012 2:49 PM | Comments
True to his slogan, "Art Works," Rocco Landesman was dedicated to showing art's economic benefits in local communities and to the Gross Domestic Product.
Garrison Keillor of The Prairie Home Companion celebrates his 70th birthday at Carnegie Hall with the New York Philharmonic on Oct. 16, 2012. Photo by Claudia Danielson.
Christina Knight  |  October 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments

The creator of ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ performs with the New York Philharmonic for his 70th birthday. In this interview, Keillor talks music, smoking regulations and potential city settings for a prairie-like show.

Daela ensemble/Kimberly Bartosik performance. Photo by Junenoire Mitchell.
Perry Santanachote for NYC-ARTS  |  September 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments

New festival keeps Brooklyn artists close to new arts communities, and for a great price.

The Tribute in Light shines two beams into the night sky, which call to memory the Twin Towers. Flickr/ arijit-saha.
Georgia Kral  |  September 7, 2012 6:45 AM | 3 Comments
Visit the official 9/11 memorial, attend a performance, walk for tolerance or look up to the Tribute in Light.
Professor and flutist Bärli Nugent discusses Juilliard's opening ceremonies for the 2012-13 school year with graduate and choreographer. Photo courtesy of Evan Leatherwood.
Evan Leatherwood  |  September 5, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Even the talented graduates of an elite performing arts school need business skills to practice their art.
Technological innovation is helping musicians achieve success in new ways. Flickr/ all that improbable blue
Georgia Kral  |  June 12, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Participants of the Music NOW Summit at Northside Music Festival discuss technological innovation that helps musicians achieve success in new ways.VIDEO
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