SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK’S TRUMP-LIKE CAESAR SPARKS CONTROVERSY; DELTA PULLS SPONSORSHIP

Controversy has been ramping up over a staging of Julius Caesar for Shakespeare in the Park, because the title character resembles Donald T … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLORFUL PIANOS WERE JUST DROPPED OFF AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD; FEEL FREE TO PLAY OR JUST LISTEN

An organization called for Sing for Hope is placing pianos all over the city for people to play, and four of them will be in the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

MARK YOUR CALENDAR: NY PHILHARMONIC’S CENTRAL PARK CONCERT HAS A COOL NEW TWIST

The New York Philharmonic will continue its popular concert in the parks series this summer, staging its Central Park conce … Read the rest of this entry >>

OPERA ABOUT P.O.W. TO BE HELD ON THE ‘WORLD’S SMALLEST AIRCRAFT CARRIER’ DOCKED IN THE HUDSON

A Navy ship that was once called "the world's smallest aircraft carrier" is docked at the West Harlem Piers at 125th Street. It serv … Read the rest of this entry >>

FRIENDS, ROMANS, COUNTRYMEN! SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK STARTS TUESDAY

Come ye come ye to Central Park's Delacorte Theatre to enjoy some free Shakespeare, starting Tuesday. Julius Caesar … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEEKEND COLUMN: THE JOYS OF FILMING A SHOESTRING-BUDGET TV SHOW ON THE UWS

I'm Alex Spieth, a writer and actor, who has lived in the Upper West Side for the past 4 years (109th….home of the Obama and currently some dudes selling dr … Read the rest of this entry >>

BOOK REVIEW: THE UPPER WEST SIDE IS THE ‘CITY OF NOSTALGIA’ IN FASCINATING NEW BOOK

In his endearing new book Magnetic City, Justin Davidson, the architecture critic of New York Magazine, takes readers on seven engaging walks th … Read the rest of this entry >>

THE JCC HOSTS TWO NIGHTS OF LIVE RADIO WITH STORIES OF ISRAEL

SPONSORED: JCC Manhattan is excited to host two evenings of magical live radio on Sunday, April 30th and Monday, May 1st with the creators of Israel … Read the rest of this entry >>

NEW EXPERIMENTAL UWS THEATER HAS A DOWNTOWN VIBE

After 15 years as a movable feast, New Stage Theatre Company, the award-winning brainchild of Budapesti transplant and Actors Studio alumnus Ildiko Ne … Read the rest of this entry >>

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK WILL FEATURE ‘HOUSE OF CARDS’ ACTORS IN JULIUS CAESAR

This summer's Shakespeare in the Park shows will be Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night's Dream, the Public Theater announced on Tue … Read the rest of this entry >>

FAMOUS CHINESE ARTIST TO INSTALL FENCE PROJECT IN CENTRAL PARK AND ELSEWHERE IN NYC

Famous Chinese artist Ai Weiwei will install a series of fences throughout the city in October as part of an art project called "Good Fences Make Good Neighbors" … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL HOTEL BECOMES AN ART-HOUSE MOVIE THEATER, WITH A TWIST

The NYLO Hotel on 77th Street and Broadway has a new events series, where it turns its library into a very unique kind of movie the … Read the rest of this entry >>

LOCAL ARTIST BUILDS A SNOW HUT IN RIVERSIDE PARK

Local artist Greg Powell, who usually works with a camera or a paintbrush, found a new medium last week: snow. This most recent storm was particularly goo … Read the rest of this entry >>

VEEP TO FILM ON UWS NEXT WEEK

Veep, the hilarious HBO comedy featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, will be filming on 79th and 80th Streets between Amsterdam and Columbus … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEDNESDAY: CELEBRATE 52 YEARS OF LOCAL MUSIC EDUCATION

The Bloomingdale School of Music at 323 West 108th Street has been teaching music to children and adults for 52 years. On Wednesday, the s … Read the rest of this entry >>

12-YEAR-OLD LOCAL ARTIST CREATES ‘EVERYDAY SUPERHEROES’ TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE ACLU

A 12-year-old Upper West Side girl has found a way to fight the “sadness” she feels about, what she diplomatically calls, “current event … Read the rest of this entry >>

JOE’S VIOLIN: A LOCAL STORY THAT YOU CAN ROOT FOR AT THE OSCARS

Joe's Violin, a short documentary that was nominated for an Oscar, features Joseph Feingold, a Holocaust survivor who lives at The Esplana … Read the rest of this entry >>

RESIDENTS HOLDING ART SHOW AND WINE TASTING IN THEIR CPW BUILDING

The Vaux at 372 Central Park West (97th Street) is holding an art show in its community room and it's open to everyone. Twenty-six resi … Read the rest of this entry >>

CATHEDRAL TO HOLD CONCERT ON SUNDAY TO SHOW SUPPORT FOR REFUGEES; MUSICIANS WANTED

The Cathedral of St. John the Divine on 112th Street and Amsterdam Avenue is looking for musicians who want to participate in a co … Read the rest of this entry >>

PHOTOS: IT’S A SNOW DAY, AND AIN’T IT GRAND!

A snowstorm is expected to dump 10 to 14 inches on the city Thursday, and the city has closed public schools. As always, Upper West Sider … Read the rest of this entry >>

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