Every couple of months, I become a tour guide. I don’t take foreigners to the Statue of Liberty or Times Square. That’s not my bag. I’m a journalist and a beer lover, not necessarily in that order. Thus, I lead a homebrewers tour in Brooklyn.
For “Thru-Line,” 44 musicians will perform the same snippet of Bach on every subway platform along the F train on Dec. 21. MetroFocus spoke with the composer and musicians making it happen.
Screeching saxophones and overblown trombones…Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis just loves the sound of band class in the morning. For real. Marsalis talks to SundayArts about his participation in Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Jazz for Young People program.
The creator of the Village’s annual boombox parade, “Unsilent Night,” reflects on how it came to be as the project celebrates its 20th holiday season.
While my roommates trim our apartment-sized tree in Queens, I watch “Schindler’s List.” While they tape tinsel to our walls, I read articles about lead poisoning. But this is my first Christmas in New York; it’s time to turn some things around.
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Manhattan’s street grid, architects were asked to imagine the future of the city’s master plan. Read about the competition and watch Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham’s video tour of the project’s exhibition.
The Occupy Wall Street protests have moved out of Zuccotti Park and onto the big screen with the “Films for the Occupation” series, showing at venues across New York City beginning Dec. 13.