Posts Tagged ‘Carnegie Hall’

Duchess of Carnegie Hall Turns 100

Written by Rebecca Harris on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Photography exhibit showcases her photos of the famous Editta Sherman, dubbed the Duchess of Carnegie Hall, lived and worked in the Carnegie Hall Artist Studios for more than 60 years, until residents of the unique artists’ community were evicted in 2010 to make way for expanded rehearsal space. Sherman, a photographer and sometimes model best [&hellip
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Everyone Came Dressed to See Bill Cunningham Honored

Written by Avenue Insider on . Posted in Lifestyle

Walking up to the Waldorf-Astoria in the downpour Monday night, between the rows of black umbrellas and hooded pedestrians bumping into each other in a rush to get somewhere dry, I spotted a giant, billowing pink dress emerge from a cab nearly a block away, a cotton candy confection even the rain couldn’t damper. It [&hellip
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The World at Her Feet: Annabella Gonzalez celebrates 35th anniversary

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts West Side Spirit, Dance, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Annabella Gonzalez Dance started its 35th season on March 16. by Adam Rathe Despite being best known for her feet, Annabella Gonzalez first came to New York City on a Greyhound bus. The Mexican-born founder of Annabella Gonzalez Dance Theater, which is celebrating its 35th year with a weekend-long program March 16 and 17 at the Manhattan Movement and Arts Center, came to New York one summer ostensibly to study theater, but left—returning [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

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

Ahigial Lee Zhou plays chess at the P.S. 6 Chess Tournament 2012 on March 11. Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Grace Ragi HOSPITAL APPOINTS LGBT HEALTH LEADER Beth Israel Medical Center announced this week the appointment of nationally recognized LGBT health expert Barbara E.Warren, PsyD, as director of its newly established LGBT Health Services program. Warren will work to develop partnerships between the hospital and local LGBT organizations and continue [&hellip
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