Posts Tagged ‘Theater’

Keeping Watch Off-Off Broadway

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Arts & Film, Theater

When your job revolves around going to the theater, you discover little pleasures that the more casual theatergoer can’t experience. Chief among these (other than knowing which theater is so prone to bottlenecking that you must leave before curtain call to make it out with any speed) is getting the chance to follow the careers [&hellip
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City Week: November 18 – November 24

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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19 American Craft Show NYC & Contemporary Art Fair NYC—These simultaneous events bring 200 juried American Craft Artists to show and sell ceramic, fiber, glass, furniture, wearable art and jewelry works, as well as presentations by 100 independent contemporary artists specializing in painting, photography, sculpture and mixed media. Runs through Nov. 21, Jacob [&hellip
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Best of Manhattan '10: Arts & Entertainment

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Best Reason to Hate One-Person Shows: The Fringe Festival Ask any professional theater critic about the Fringe Fest, and you’re bound to get an eye-roll or a heavy sigh. The sprawling annual theater festival is increasingly a tedious exercise in public masturbation for its performers, most of which isn’t even titillating. The one-person shows are [&hellip
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City Week: October 22 – October 28

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22 International Sculpture Center Anniversary—The ISC celebrates its 50th anniversary with a cocktail reception, entertainment and an art sale. Metropolitan Pavilion, The Metropolitan Suite, 123 W. 18th St., 2nd Fl.; 6 p.m., $350+. Bernstein Remembered—On the 20th anniversary of the death of Leonard Bernstein, [&hellip
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City Week: October 14 – October 20

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15 Operatic Masterpiece—The Amore Opera presents Pucini’s Tosca, sung in Italian with English supertitles. Connelly Theatre, 220 E. 4th St., 866-811-4111; times vary, $30. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16 Hip Hop Theater Festival—The 10th annual HHTF celebrates hip-hop culture with theater, dance, public art and more. [&hellip
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City Week: October 8 – October 13

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8 Fall for Dance—It’s back and better than ever—five programs (performed twice) featuring as diverse and impressive an array of dancers, companies and choreographers as you’ll find anywhere. Tickets are always scarce, but there are cancellation lines before each show. Worth it to score [&hellip
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TRIBUTE TO GREAT SHORT STORY WRITER

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

By Allen Houston The TIPA Project (Toward International Peace Through Arts) will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Russian writer/playwright Anton Chekhov’s birthday with a reading of some of his most celebrated short stories from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 15, at Saint Peter’s Church, on Lexington Avenue at 54th Street
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City Week: September 30 – October 7

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1 Forbidden Passion—A highly theatrical adaptation of the classic weepie Brief Encounter (itself based on a Noel Coward short play), this production has prestige and theatrical magic written all over it. Studio 54, 254 W. 54th St., 212-719-1300; times vary, $37-$
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City Week: September 24 – September 30

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A Selective Listing of Recommended Cultural & Community Events Compiled by Allen Houston Friday, September 24 Pipilotti Rist: Heroes of Birth—Rist already seduced many with her MoMA atrium installation; now comes a chance to check out new videos from the Swiss artist, including “All or Nothing,” a triptych of mounted LCD screens that is surrounded [&hellip
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Q&A: Marni Nixon

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The voice behind some of Hollywood’s greatest musicals By Shilpa Agrawal and Hannah O’Grady “I’m not wearing any makeup so I have to tell the truth,” the lively 80-year-old Marni Nixon said as she made her way through her living room, filled with books, photographs of family members and a well-worn piano by the wall. [&hellip
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