CENTRAL PARK FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS WITH NEW YORK VIBE, AND NEW VENUE

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The free outdoor Central Park Film Festival is back next week! This year the Central Park Conservancy will s … Read the rest of this entry >>

AMAZING PHOTOS FROM TUESDAY’S ELECTRICAL STORM

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Lightning shot through the sky on Tuesday night and some local photographers snapped dramatic and well-timed ph … Read the rest of this entry >>

SATURDAY: FREE LOU REED EXTRAVAGANZA AT LINCOLN CENTER

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Starting with Tai Chi and ending with a movie, Lincoln Center will pay tribute to Lou Reed with a daylong extravaganza Saturday in Dam … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE JAZZ CONCERTS IN THE TIME WARNER CENTER

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Performers will fill the Shops at Columbus Circle complex with jazz every Tuesday evening through August 30. The con … Read the rest of this entry >>

GABRIEL EXULTS IN THE GLOW OF CATHEDRALHENGE

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As seen from Scott Matthews' window on 106th Street, the sun passed behind the Archangel Gabriel at the top of the Cathedr … Read the rest of this entry >>

8 FANTASTIC SCULPTURES, AND 1 CONTROVERSY, MAKE MODEL TO MONUMENT EXHIBIT A MUST-SEE

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The noose (with a slash through it) is up. The paintings (inside the pyramid) are finished. More than a month after its official opening … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS OF THE DAY: AN ARTIST PUTS THE FINAL TOUCHES ON CONTROVERSIAL NOOSE SCULPTURE

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On Friday, Aaron Bell put the finishing touches on a noose with a slash through the center of it for his sculpture “Stand Tall, Stand Loudâ … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRENCH EMBASSY TO PUT ON OUTDOOR FILM FESTIVAL TO CELEBRATE ‘SUMMER IN PARIS’

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If you can't afford a ticket to Paris this summer, the French embassy is offering the next best thing: a free film festival celebrating the City of L … Read the rest of this entry >>

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK SEASON OPENS TUESDAY NIGHT WITH SPECIAL TWIST

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Tuesday marks the first night of Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater, and this year's production of Taming of the Shre … Read the rest of this entry >>

CATHEDRALHENGE GETS A SPECIAL GUEST

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Cathedralhenge is the special phenomenon when the rising sun crosses in front of the archangel Gabriel at the top of the Cathedral of St. John the D … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY ACCUSED OF CENSORING ‘NOOSE’ SCULPTURE CREATED FOR RIVERSIDE PARK EXHIBIT

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An artist who created a sculpture for a city-sponsored program in Riverside Park South says the parks department is now forcing him to censor his … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE MENDELSSOHN GLEE CLUB CELEBRATES 150 YEARS WITH ROUSING CONCERT

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There are treasures to be found on the UWS. One historic “gem” was showcased last Tuesday night at Merkin Concert Hall on West 67th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW LOCAL ART EXHIBIT INSPIRED BY SICK SWAN

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Artist Hilary McCarthy has a show up at the Wild Bird Fund Gallery (565 Columbus Avenue between 87th and 88th Streets) that was inspir … Read the rest of this entry >>

CUNY HOLDING FILM FEST ON THE UWS THIS WEEKEND

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No need to schlep all the way down to Tribeca this weekend if you have a hankering to screen quality independent fi … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY TOVAH FELDSHUH LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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You may recognize her as Deanna Monroe from television’s “The Walking Dead” or you may have seen her stellar perfor … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘MILES AHEAD’ MOVIE LOOKS AT MILES DAVIS’ UPPER WEST SIDE YEARS

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Don Cheadle's movie about Miles Davis, called Miles Ahead, opens Friday in New York. Much of it is set in 1979 during an era when Miles liv … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW EXHIBITION CAPTURES THE SPECIAL FUNK OF CENTRAL PARK

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Many artists have used Central Park as a subject or muse in their paintings and drawings. But few have attempted to capture the park's s … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTO OF THE DAY: THE STREET ARTIST RETURNS

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Street artist Hons Honschar was back in action on Friday in front of Zabar's spreading a little Shabbat … Read the rest of this entry >>

WHY BILL ZUKOF LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE

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Bill Zukof is a countertenor who has performed with many acclaimed groups as a soloist including the St. Thomas Cho … Read the rest of this entry >>

BLOOMINGDALE SCHOOL OF MUSIC TO HOST MASSIVE PIANO EVENT

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Stick this in your "unique Upper West Side events" folder. If you don't have one, start one. The Bloomingdale School of Music at 323 West 108th street … Read the rest of this entry >>

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