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President of the New York Public Library Discusses Past, Present and Future

Jack Ford talks to New York Public Library President and CEO Tony Marx about the past, present and future of the nation's largest library system.

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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 7, 2011 2:07 PM | Comments
A daylong powerhouse series of panels and talks exploring where blackness is heading and what it means today.
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October 7, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Missed McQueen at The Met? Let the Whitney introduce you to
Lyonel Feininger.
This year's documentary festival season offers an exciting array of non-fiction works for everyone. Flickr/Purple DeeBee
John Farley  |  October 6, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
Six festivals, either specializing in or featuring multiple documentaries, are here for your autumnal viewing pleasure.VIDEO
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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 5, 2011 4:16 PM | Comments
Get some perspective on New York City with two exhibits at Westchester's Katonah Museum of Art, featuring the theme of "city as muse."
Bill Bragin
October 4, 2011 6:12 PM | 1 Comment
Funk’s defining horn section makes a rare collaborative appearance in New York this week.
An artist's rendering of the remodeled Joe's Pub, which will open on Oct. 4.
Shanta Thake  |  October 3, 2011 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
Joe’s Pub tries to reflect its community onstage, but what does that mean as the East Village's grittiness gives way to latte-sipping co-eds and soaring rents?
Partners interviewing one another at the Mind the Gap workshop. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Warren.
Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  September 30, 2011 6:00 AM | 8 Comments

As students of Mind the Gap, a unique program hosted by the New York Theatre Workshop, elders and teens draw inspiration from one another.

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John Farley  |  September 30, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
After seeing Ken Burns' "Prohibition," teetotalers and whiskey-fiends alike can engage in the city's history of temperance with a Big Onion Walking Tour.VIDEO
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Daniel T. Allen  |  September 28, 2011 3:55 PM | Comments
This week's Kickstarter picks are dedicated to preserving New York's lesser known histories.VIDEO
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September 28, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Our bike route along the Hudson River.
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