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A young musician participates in Jazz at Lincoln Center's Jazz for Young People program. Courtesy SundayArts.
December 13, 2011 12:46 PM | Comments
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. VIDEO
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Phil Kline  |  December 13, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The creator of the Village's annual boombox parade, "Unsilent Night," reflects on how the piece came to be as the project celebrates its 20th holiday season.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  December 13, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
The new autobiography of Lower East Side radical and founder of the Fugs, Ed Sanders, sheds light on a stranger time.
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Avery Monsen  |  December 12, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
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.
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Gregory Wessner  |  December 9, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
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. VIDEO
"Just Do It: A Tale of Modern Day Outlaws"
Georgia Kral  |  December 7, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The “Films for the Occupation” series will screen at venues across New York City beginning Dec. 13. VIDEO
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Craig Pomeranz  |  December 6, 2011 4:00 AM | 57 Comments
"Cabaret" conjures up many images from smoke-filled rooms to lap dances. "Cabaret" conjures up many images from smoke-filled rooms to lap dances. A cabaret singer explains why we may have lost the smoke but cabaret is still a key part of New York City culture.
Elizabeth Streb. Photo courtesy of Mary Ellen Mark.
Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  December 5, 2011 1:00 PM | 1 Comment
"I tell people, if they can fall from 4 feet, they can do it from 40." A Q & A with a performer and associate artistic director of STREB Extreme Action Company.VIDEO
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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  December 2, 2011 4:00 AM | Updated: Dec. 5, 2011 6:00AM | 1 Comment

“The Nutcracker” is a beloved, classic ballet, but if you’ve seen one performance, you have definitely not seen them all. Check out our list of the season’s best performances.

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Daniel Ross  |  December 1, 2011 4:19 PM | 1 Comment
The Metropolitan Museum's renovated Art in Arab Lands galleries offer one of the world's most comprehensive collections of Muslim art.VIDEO
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