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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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proomz  |  August 3, 2011 2:42 PM | Comments
Chelsea's hidden gem for improv comedy.
Urbanology is a large group game that will take place in the BMW Guggenheim Lab. In this unusual interactive installation, visitors role-play scenarios for city transformation and become advocates for issues such as education, housing, health care, infrastructure and mobility as they build a city that matches their specific needs. Photo Courtesy of Roger Kisby
Mahalet Dejene  |  August 3, 2011 1:18 PM | Comments
Do modern notions of a comfortable city living put us in an unsustainable relationship with the urban environment? Discuss and learn at Guggenheim's mobile lab in the East Village.
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Jon Robin Baitz  |  August 3, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Performer Joel Grey sat down with writer and producer Jon Robin Baitz for a discussion about life on stage and the photography exhibit "Joel Grey: A New York Life."VIDEO
A computer-generated plan of the Uni. Photo courtesy of The Uni Project.
August 2, 2011 1:14 PM | Comments
This week's picks include a project to rebuild an experimental art venue in Queens, a portable reading room and Brooklyn's first New England-style clam shack...on the Gowanus Canal.
A video and installation made by Cuban artist Leando Soto. This piece is one of more than 40 works in the “Ajiaco: Stirrings of the Cuban Soul” exhibit at the Newark Museum.
Mahalet Dejene  |  August 1, 2011 5:20 PM | Comments
ODC/Dance returns to The Joyce; explore traditional and spiritual roots of contemporary Cuban art and check out local artists from the Bronx...VIDEO
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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  August 1, 2011 11:05 AM | 1 Comment
Sapphire's first novel was adapted into an Oscar-winning film called "Precious." Her second book, "The Kid," follows her protagonist's son, who faces different struggles.VIDEO
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Kevin Kilroy for NYC ARTS  |  July 29, 2011 3:55 PM | Comments
An interdisciplinary performance that explores the reciprocal influences of Asian culture — and particularly martial arts — on hip-hop, and of hip-hop on Asian culture.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  July 29, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
If you were in New York City in the '60s, there's a good chance you'll remember the psychedelic light shows at the Fillmore East. Allow us to take you back...VIDEO
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July 28, 2011 6:33 PM | 1 Comment
Terrence Malick is a must-see director.
Shel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree."
Kira Cohen  |  July 28, 2011 1:59 PM | 5 Comments
On Saturday, performers will celebrate the poetry and music of Shel Silverstein at Shelebration! as part of Central Park's Summerstage.
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