HEY, LET’S ALL READ THIS BOOK TOGETHER!

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What if the entire neighborhood was reading the same really great book? You could chat with people in line at the bakery! You could ha … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO GALLERY: THE SURPRISING BEAUTY IN RIVERSIDE PARK’S SENESCENCE

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With the approach of winter, visitors tend to ignore the hidden gems in the famous 91st Street Garden of Riverside Park, the community g … Read the rest of this entry >>

JEWS REJOICE FOR CHRISTMAS WITH JEWMONGOUS!

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SPONSORED: New York Jews finally get their Christmas wish: Sean Altman’s JEWMONGOUS at The Triad Theater Upper West Side on Christmas Day, December 25th at 9pm, which a … Read the rest of this entry >>

SPECIAL OFFER: THIS SATURDAY, NYC’S ‘LEADING YOUNG EARLY-MUSIC ENSEMBLE’ PRESENTS VIVALDI’S FOUR SEASONS

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SPONSORED: The Sebastians, a celebrated early-music ensemble praised for their “stylistic authority and rhythmic verve” and called “everywhere sharp-edged and engaging” (The New York Times) con … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO GALLERY: THE STATELY CHRISTMAS TREES IN WEST END AVENUE LOBBIES

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Many buildings on West End Avenue’s Golden Mile have old world panache, having been built around the turn of the 20th century. At Christmas time, the lo … Read the rest of this entry >>

HOLIDAY CRAFT MARKETS AND ART SHOWS IN FULL SWING ON THE UWS

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'Tis the season for gift and crafts shows, and the Upper West Side is chock full of them. As always, make sure to stop by local small businesse … Read the rest of this entry >>

SATURDAY: KIDS CAN MAKE THEATRICAL MASKS AT THE BARD GRADUATE CENTER

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SPONSORED: Before Charles Percier designed furniture and interiors for Napoleon Bonaparte, he supervised the creation of theatrical stage sets for the Paris O … Read the rest of this entry >>

STARTING MONDAY: A WORLD PREMIERE PERFORMANCE AT BARD GRADUATE CENTER

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SPONSORED: Bard Graduate Center is presenting the world premiere of Staging Evidence, three specially-commissioned performance p … Read the rest of this entry >>

FANTASTIC FALL PHOTOS IN CENTRAL PARK

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Denton Taylor shared this gorgeous photo gallery of Central Park foliage wit … Read the rest of this entry >>

WILL OPERA-LOVER’S HEARTFELT LETTER MAKE YOU FORGIVE HIS ASH-SCATTERING WAYS?

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Roger Kaiser clearly made a mistake when he snuck over to the orchestra pit at the Metropolitan Opera during an intermi … Read the rest of this entry >>

WESTBORO CHURCH SAYS JUILLIARD ENCOURAGES ‘SODOMITES’; STUDENTS RESPOND BEAUTIFULLY

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A few members from the Kansas-based Westboro Church, taking a break from disrupting the funerals of American soldiers, came to the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

TEXAN OPERA FAN WON’T BE CHARGED IN ASH-SCATTERING AT THE MET

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The Times identified the opera fan who police say spread his mentor's ashes in the orchestra pit at the Met on Saturday, leading to a terrorism s … Read the rest of this entry >>

TUESDAY: BLOOMINGDALE HISTORY GROUP LAUNCHES SERIES ABOUT UWS AND CINEMA

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The Upper West Side has a long and fascinating connection with the movies, and a local history group plans to examine that history in a s … Read the rest of this entry >>

40TH ANNUAL MARGARET MEAD FESTIVAL BRINGS GLOBAL DOCUMENTARIES TO THE UWS

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Looking for a different kind of Saturday night at the movies? You might want to see what’s on at the Margaret Mead Festival at the American Museum of Natural His … Read the rest of this entry >>

NY FILM FESTIVAL: A KOREAN LOVE STORY WITH A CURIOUS TWIST

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Painter Young-soo (Kim Joo-hyuk) loves his pretty girlfriend, Min-Jung (Lee You-young) and she loves him. There’s just one problem. Min-Jung … Read the rest of this entry >>

NY FILM FESTIVAL: ANNETTE BENING BRINGS HUMOR AND SUBSTANCE TO THE BRILLIANT ’20TH CENTURY WOMEN’

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How do you raise a boy to be a good man? It’s a pressing question for Dorothea Fields (Annette Bening), a single mother l … Read the rest of this entry >>

54TH NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL OPENS WITH SEARING PORTRAIT OF AMERICAN PRISONS

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German screwball comedy, the story of refugees in Lampedusa, and a South Korean rom-com with a mysterious twist. There’s a … Read the rest of this entry >>

THROWBACK THURSDAY: THE COLORFUL UPPER WEST SIDERS OF THE 1980’S

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Stephen Harmon has so many wonderful photos of Upper West Siders that he took in the 80's (and other decades). He's s … Read the rest of this entry >>

WITH COLE PORTER’S HELP, AN IMMIGRANT VOWS TO MAKE IT HERE

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Two years ago, at the age of 23, Chun Ying Chiang traveled from Taiwan to New York City to study musical theat … Read the rest of this entry >>

A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO HEAR MOZART PLAYED ON ORIGINAL INSTRUMENTS (SPONSORED)

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New York's newest period orchestra, Project Amadeus, will present its inaugural concert featuring an all-Mozart program on orig … Read the rest of this entry >>

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