Outdoor Movie Nights: Five Local Spots Showing Free Films in August

Put on the bug spray and bring a picnic! The Upper West Side has lots of outdoor movies showing this m … Read the rest of this entry >>

Who Needs Manhattanhenge, We’ve Got Cathedralhenge!

Yes, Manhattanhenge is cool. But Scott Matthews has found an even more exciting celestial phenomenon that's arguably much co … Read the rest of this entry >>

Hip-Hop Legend RZA Kicks Off Lincoln Center’s Free Three-Week Festival

Lincoln Center puts on a wide-ranging festival every year for three weeks in late July and August, and this year's fest will start with a unique perform … Read the rest of this entry >>

Library-Card Holders Get Once-a-Year Free Admission to 33 Cultural Institutions

The New York Public Library has just announced a new perk for being a member. You can now get free admission to 33 museums and other cul … Read the rest of this entry >>

Giant Wooden Birds are Coming to Broadway to Highlight Climate Change Risks

Artist Nicolas Holiber is building wooden sculptures of 12 birds to place in the Broadway median next April, hoping to raise awareness of climate ch … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Public Art Coming to Riverside Park South

Viewfinding, a sculptural installation from Brooklyn-based artist Sarah E. Brook, will take over Riverside Park at 66th Street in Septembe … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Plaza Cinema Announces Full Film Lineup at the JCC

After selling out its opening weekend, the New Plaza Cinema -- a group that emerged to try to replace the closed Lincoln Plaza Cinemas -- has rel … Read the rest of this entry >>

Saturday: Symphony Space Hosts Annual Joyce Celebration

Symphony Space will host its 37th annual Bloomsday on Broadway celebration of James Joyce's Ulysses this Saturday at 7 p.m., with a … Read the rest of this entry >>

The Return of Indie Theater? New Group Looks to Fill Void Left By Lincoln Plaza Closing; Philip Roth Retrospective Coming

The closure of Lincoln Plaza Cinemas in January was a devastating blow to film lovers on the Upper West Side and throughout the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two ‘Sing for Hope’ Pianos Have Been Placed on the UWS

The Sing for Hope project, which puts colorful pianos throughout the city for a few weeks for anyone to play, is back. And there are two p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wherefore Art Thou Romeo? 103rd Street!

The bard sure is busy. There are multiple Shakespeares in the Park these days. Starting Tuesday, New York Classical Theatre … Read the rest of this entry >>

Outdoor Crafts Fair Returning Soon to Lincoln Center Under New Leadership

A craft fair is coming back to Lincoln Center early next month, under a new company's management. The new fair is "a revival" of the … Read the rest of this entry >>

DIY Festival at Bard Graduate Center Starts Friday

SPONSORED: DIY at Bard Graduate Center is a public festival that explores different approaches to making. Gathering together thinkers, curators, and ar … Read the rest of this entry >>

Funky New Sculptures Land in Broadway Median; Official Unveiling Comes on Friday

The Broadway Mall Association's newest art exhibition is already on view outside several subway stops, but the official unveiling will … Read the rest of this entry >>

Subway Musician ‘Maestro D’ Revives Frazzled Straphangers

He can’t make the 1 train arrive sooner. He can’t stop people from blocking the doors into the 2. But most every Saturday, Maestro D pulls off an even greater feat: Bringin … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Giant Snail and More Public Art Coming to Broadway Median

During a Community Board 7 Parks & Environment Committee Meeting this week, the Chair of the Broadway Mall Association's Public Art Committee, Deborah Foord, pres … Read the rest of this entry >>

Reelabilities Film Festival Promotes Diversity and Inclusion

Imagine the sound you most hate hearing. Nails on a chalkboard? Knuckles cracking? Maybe it’s your neighbor’s car alarm. Now imagine you hear these noises a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Local Stars to Root for on Oscar Night

With the Oscars just hours away, it's worth noting that many Oscar nominees tend to hail from the Upper West Side -- either they grew up … Read the rest of this entry >>

It’s Your Last Chance to See Amazing Balloons at the NYC Ballet

The NYC Ballet is giving the public a chance to see a fanciful balloon exhibition created by artist Jihan Zencirli. So come to the ballet d … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Exhibition Shows Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr. — ‘Rebels’ and Sometimes Rivals

Viewing the new photographic exhibition at the New-York Historical Society, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr … Read the rest of this entry >>

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