NY_HEARTS: PARK SLOPE Returns Now thru June 16
(5/24/2013) - After an successful initial first run in Park Slope, NY_Hearts storywalks returns today, May 24 - June 16 to share the story of Sal and Madelyn, two struggling Brooklyn musicians. Part walking tour, part love story, NY_Hearts offers people a new way to discover NYC by stepping into the characters' shoes. Set in NYC neighborhoods, participants enjoy drinks and other surprises from local businesses, which are featured in an audio story shared over mobile devices. Other bits of the story include character websites, online character vlogs, original music and visual art.
Ballet Hispanico to Host 2013 Pre-School Summer Dance Camps, 6/10-7/12
(5/23/2013) - Ballet Hispanico, recognized as the nation's leading Latino dance organization since 1970, announces the 2013 Pre-School Summer Dance Camps to be held weekly from June 10 - July 12 for boys and girls ages 3-5. Through fun and engaging classes, children explore the sounds, movement, stories, and art of Cuba (June 10-14), Colombia (June 17-21), Mexico (June 24-28), and Peru (July 8-12).
WONDERSHOW to Premiere at XL Cabaret, 6/6
(5/23/2013) - Get Ready for WONDERSHOW, an extraordinary line up of the city's hottest magicians and variety acts. Developed by award-winning producer Patrick Terry (Naked Angels), don't miss the epic vaudevillian feats of the one and only Albert Cadabra (Ripley's Believe it or Not), the extreme juggling super powers of Michael DuBois (The Tonight Show), the breath taking miracles of New York's own devious showman Matt Holtzclaw (Slipper Room), much more!
LPTW's Women Stage the World to Host 'Theatre Women March on Broadway', 6/11
(5/23/2013) - On Tuesday, June 11th at 6 p.m., Women Stage the World, an advocacy project from The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), will bring to life a suffragette inspired parade in which Broadway theatregoers will see over 100 women parading and advocating for equal representation in theatre. Many parading will be wearing costumes in honor of famous women who set the stage: you may recognize the likes of Dorothy Parker, Katharine Cornell, Aphra Behn, Margo Jones, Lady Gregory or Hallie Flanagan, the director of WPA Theatre.
Photo Flash: Broadway Workshop Brings XANADU Back to NYC
(5/22/2013) - Broadway Workshop, New York's top youth theatre program brought the Broadway musical XANADU, back to New York this past weekend. Broadway Workshop's production marked the first NYC staging of Xanadu since the 2007 Broadway production. Performances took place The Baruch Performing Arts Center and ran May 17th through May 19th. Scroll down for photos of the cast in action!
LMAOff-Broadway to Donate 6/21 Proceeds to BRAKING AIDS Ride 2013
(5/22/2013) - LMAOff-Broadway - playing weekly at the Broadway Comedy Club (318 West 53rd Street New York, NY 10019) and touring colleges, clubs and events nationwide - is donating proceeds from its Friday, June 21st performance at 10pm to BRAKING AIDS Ride 2013.
SEASON OF CAMBODIA to Culminate with Visual Arts 'Open Studio' Exhibition, 5/25-27
(5/22/2013) - Organizers of Season of Cambodia announce the final week of events for its two-month long arts festival, which began in early April 2013, and now culminates with a visual arts 'Open Studio' exhibition of works by five artists-in-residence at Governors Island off the southern tip of Manhattan. This 'open studio' of work reflects two months of work by contemporary Cambodian and Cambodian-American artists in the disciplines of sculpture, photography, video, installation, and performance, curated by curator-in-residence Vuth Lyno and the final piece of the festival's visual arts program, IN RESIDENCE, co-curated by Leeza Ahmady of AhmadyArts and Asian Contemporary Art Week (New York City) and Erin Gleeson ofSA SA BASSAC (Phnom Penh). The three-day event, in conjunction with the annual opening of Governors Island on Memorial Day Weekend, takes place at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Art Center (Building 110) on May 25th - 27th from 12pm - 5pm daily.
Paul McCarthy's New 'Snow White' Installation to Take Over Park Avenue Armory, 6/19-8/4
(5/22/2013) - This June, Park Avenue Armory unveils a new large-scale installation and video project by artist Paul McCarthy, considered among the most provocative and influential voices in the international art world today. Drawing inspiration from the 19th-century German fairytale Snow White and McCarthy's ongoing exploration of American myths and icons, WS takes over the Armory's Wade Thompson Drill Hall from June 19 through August 4, 2013, and marks the Armory's seventh major visual art installation to date.