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Art of the Draw for Kids at National Academy School

Written by Sean Creamer on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Our Town, Our Town Downtown

The National Academy Museum & School of the Upper East Side, located at 5 E. 89th St. off 5th Avenue, is celebrating 20 years of children’s summer programs. The school itself has been instilling the intricacies of fine and classical arts into fledgling artists since 1826. “Our young people’s program is one of the best-kept [&hellip
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Iraqi Refugees Find Art Outlet on Upper West Side

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Arts West Side Spirit, Breaking News

New Yorkers have a chance to help Iraqi refugees half a world away while simultaneously beautifying their walls with original art. The nonprofit organization Common Humanity, founded by Upper West Side resident Mel Lehman, will show 22 new paintings by Iraqi artists currently exiled in Damascus, Syria. Lehman found a home for the exhibit at [&hellip
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BUDDING ARTISTS

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

A Queens middle school student took the grand prize earlier this month in the 14th annual ECOFEST Poster Competition. Arianna Stergiou’s work, along with the other category winners, is displayed in the lobby of the Apple Bank for Savings, at 2100 Broadway and West 73rd Street, through April 30. Stergiou, a student at the Marie [&hellip
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City Week: April 16–April 22

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film

Friday, April 16 Waller Tribute—Jazz at Lincoln Center presents “The Music of Fats Waller,” part of the Fats Waller Festival. Under the musical direction of composer, arranger and saxophonist Andy Farber, a cast of musicians performs a retrospective of his short career. Entertainer Ben Vereen serves as host. Waller was known as a gifted stride [&hellip
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Artists Paint Bad Picture of Proposed Park Rules

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Touching off another First Amendment fight with New York’s street artists, the city has proposed a stricter permit system governing where art can be sold in some public parks. In crowded vending hotspots in Manhattan, including Columbus Circle and Central Park South, the Parks Department wants art vendors to set up shop only in designated [&hellip
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City Week: April 9–April 15

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Friday, April 9 All of Eder—Vocalist Linda Eder returns to Feinstein’s at Loews Regency as the star of her new show, All of Me. The award-winning Broadway star sings music from her latest CD of classic Hollywood songs, Soundtrack, as well as original compositions, standards and fan favorites. Through April 17. Performance schedule varies. Feinstein’s [&hellip
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