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PHOTO OF THE DAY: LINCOLN CENTER’S NEW LEADING LADY

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Danish artist Bjørn Okholm Skaarup created the 15-foot-tall bronze "Hippo Ballerina" now standing in Dante Park at 64th and Bro … Read the rest of this entry >>

MET OPERA CLOSES AFTER MAN SPRINKLES WHITE POWDER; MAY HAVE BEEN ASHES

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A performance of "Guillaume Tell" at the Metropolitan Opera was cancelled in the middle of the show Saturday afternoon after an audience m … Read the rest of this entry >>

BEER GARDEN, PING PONG, FANCY BBQ, FUKU CHICKEN HIGHLIGHT LAST NIGHTS OF LINCOLN CENTER FESTIVAL

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You thought Lincoln Center was all about listening to Vivaldi in a fancy frock, didn't you? W … 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 >>

WHY YOU NEED TO CHECK OUT THE LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS FESTIVAL, STARTING WEDNESDAY

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For those of us stuck in the sweltering city for the summer, Lincoln Center has a gift every year: the Out of Doors Festival features d … Read the rest of this entry >>

SCHOOL GROUPS TO PLAY FREE CONCERTS IN LINCOLN CENTER PLAZA

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Lincoln Center is welcoming dozens of school groups from around the world to play free concerts in Josie Robertson Plaza in the m … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND HISTORY: THREE UWS COMMUNITIES THAT WERE BULLDOZED LONG AGO

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Three mostly black Upper West Side communities have been bulldozed over the years, to make way for other major projects, from Central Park, to Lincoln Center to Park West Vil … Read the rest of this entry >>

CHECK OUT LINCOLN CENTER’S FREE OUT OF DOORS FESTIVAL

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Lincoln Center's plazas will be hopping for the next two and a half weeks for the annual Out of Doors fest … Read the rest of this entry >>

A FIRST LOOK AT THE NEW PLAN FOR LINCOLN CENTER’S DAMROSCH PARK

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Signe Nielsen, Landscape Architect member of the Public Design Commission of the City of New York, presented a plan on Monday night at a Community Board parks comm … Read the rest of this entry >>

STARTING FRIDAY: MET SCREENS TOP OPERAS IN THE PLAZA

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The Metropolitan Opera will screen 10 of its operas in the plaza at Lincoln Center starting this week. In a twist, the opera plans to host a movie showi … Read the rest of this entry >>

YOUNG MUSICIANS TO PLAY OUTDOOR SPRING CONCERTS AT LINCOLN CENTER

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Young musicians from all over the world will get to say they played at Lincoln Center, as the "Young Music Makers" series starts Thur … Read the rest of this entry >>

FASHION WEEK 2014: YOU WILL BE WEARING THIS COME SPRING

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Denton Taylor took a bunch of photos outside of New York Fashion Week last week. The outfits range from delightful to outlandish. Of course, what's considered outlandish … Read the rest of this entry >>

THIS WEEKEND: AMAZING NYC BALLET FLOOR INSTALLATION, ST AGNES BOOK/DVD SALE

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The New York City Ballet commissioned a gorgeous art installation on its floor, and it's open to the public for this weekend. The street artist J … Read the rest of this entry >>

PETITION AND PROTEST PLANNED FOR MET OPERA OPENING

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The Metropolitan Opera will open its season tonight with a performance of Tchaikowsky’s Eugene Onegin. The opera has been attracting protests, in part because its Russian conductor and lead soprano are supporters of Vladimir Putin, who has recently passed anti-gay [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

FREE LINCOLN CENTER OUTDOORS FESTIVAL STARTS WEDNESDAY

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Starting Wednesday, Lincoln Center will host a free outdoor music and dance festival called Lincoln Center Out of Doors for two and a half weeks. The fes … Read the rest of this entry >>

MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING STARTS TUESDAY

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Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will kick off the Midsummer Night Swing festival Tuesday night, the start of three weeks of dance and music in Damrosch Park. Dancers of every level are encouraged to participate; from [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

LINCOLN CENTER CRAFTS FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND AND NEXT

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Lincoln Center hosts a crafts festival in the summer and fall, and the festival is back this weekend. There is a wide array of crafts every year and it fills much of the Lincoln Center campus. The stands open at [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

AS FASHION WEEK STARTS, PROTESTERS SAY DAMROSCH PARK HAS BEEN ‘SEIZED’

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Fashion Week began in Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park today, and Upper West Siders were divided as usual on whether it is a boon for the area, or a boondoggle that sells off public space to the highest bidder. Friends of [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE SMITH IS SET TO OPEN THIS WEEK; CHECK OUT THE MENU

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The Smith, an East Village hotspot, will open a new Upper West Side location this week, a rep for the restaurant tells us. The French brasserie-style restaurant replaces Sushi a Go Go and Josephina at 1900 Broadway near the corner [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

UPDATE ON LINCOLN CENTER, MUSEUMS AND MORE CULTURAL AND COMMUNITY INSTITUTIONS

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We’ve posted some notes below about Wednesday opening schedules from local cultural and community institutions: JCC We are happy to report that the JCC will be open with regular operating hours on October 31st; however, due to the suspension of [&hel … Read the rest of this entry >>

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