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Arts in the City

Art in the Shadows: Ellis Gallagher is a Brooklyn artist who says he's blurring the lines between graffiti and art. But the cops don't see it that way.

Artistic Revival: A look at the plans to bring an artistic renaissance to lower Manhattan.

Berlin in Lights: A cross-cultural exchange between two of the world's most dynamic centers of artistic expression: New York and Berlin.

Big Town Groove: A look at how musical genres from jazz to hip-hop were transformed by New York City.

Botanical Garden: Natural Science - Natural Beauty, The opening of the new Pfizer Plant Research Laboratory.

City of Inspiration: Artists respond to September 11.

Christine Ebersole: Rafael Pi Roman visits Ebersole at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where she discusses her life both on-stage and off.

Cuban Arts Festival: A month-long celebration of Cuban-American culture.

Extreme Arts: A visit to Gregory Colbert's "Ashes and Snow" exhibit at Pier 54.

The Father of Salsa: Rafael Pi Roman interviews Johnny Pacheco.

Featured Voices: Christo and Jeanne-Claude Artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude's first installation in New York City.

Featured Voices: Chuck Close Close discusses the highlights of his career and the personal challenges that nearly ended it.

Featured Voices: Joan Didion Pulitzer-Prize-winning author talks about her emotional odyssey following the death of her husband and daughter.

Featured Voices: Paul Auster Rafael Pi Roman sits down with the writer and director for an extended conversation about his films, his novels, and Brooklyn.

Featured Voices: Richard Serra The world-renowned sculptor talks about his art, his career, and a new retrospective of his work at the Museum of Modern Art.

Healing Images: Comic book artists depict real life terror.

The Heights: After its successful run off-broadway, this home-grown show is opening on the Great White Way.

Hollywood on the Hudson: NYV shines the spotlight on the city's multi-billion dollar film and TV industry.

Jules Feiffer: Rafael Pi Roman's half-hour conversation with the legendary playwright, satirist and children's author.

Just for Laughs: An improv group offers comic relief for spectators and students alike.

A Life in Motion: Sixteen years ago Judith Jamison became the artistic directory of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

Life on the Lower East Side: A profile of photographer Rebecca Lepkoff.

Murray at MoMA: A major retrospective of the artist's work.

A Musical Pair: David Finckle and Wu Han on music and marriage.

National Dance Institute: Sixteen years ago Judith Jamison became the artistic directory of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

The Nutcracker: The Christmas ballet celebrates its 50th anniversary.

A Place For The Arts: The hopes and visions of the arts community for the World Trade Center complex.

The Public Theater at 50: A two-part documentary commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of New York's Public Theater.

Spring Arts: Profiles of photographer William Wegman, artist Zoe Strauss, and children's author and illustrator Maurice Sendak

Taxi!: Redesigning one of New York's cultural icons.

Wack!: P.S. 1 presents the first international survey of feminist art.

"You Take My Heart": Sixteen years ago Judith Jamison became the artistic directory of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.

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