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January 08 2020

The 66th Annual Winter Show, America’s Leading Art and Antiques Event

At the Lotte New York Palace, we believe strongly that the ideals of beauty, elegance, and inspiration can be fully realized only when one takes a culturally and historically expansive view of the world. From January 24 through February 2, thousands of art and antiques enthusiasts will come together to do exactly that at the 66th annual Winter Show, the nation’s leading antiques event, at the Park Avenue Amory on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Seventy-two of the world’s finest vendors … Read More

December 02 2019

The Nutcracker at Lincoln Center

When Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s ballet The Nutcracker debuted on a chilly December evening in 1892 at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre of Saint Petersburg, critical and popular reception was, to put it kindly, tepid. The much shorter suite, however, comprising around 20 minutes of the total score, proved more popular and kept The Nutcracker from fading into oblivion in subsequent years. Then, over half a century later, in 1944, something remarkable happened. The San Francisco Ballet staged the full ballet for … Read More

November 08 2019

New York Celebrates the 93rd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

When Macy’s department store hosted their first Thanksgiving parade in New York in 1924, no one was sure exactly how the public would respond. The parade, which consisted of whimsically costumed store employees, live musical entertainment, elaborate floats, and actual living animals (graciously lent by Central Park Zoo), was an enormous success, attracting 250,000 spectators to the parade route. Each year since then, except for a short stint during WWII, Macy’s has hosted its Thanksgiving Day Parade. Today, the parade … Read More