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September 10 2018

Redefining the Cinematic Arts at the 56th Annual New York Film Festival

One of the great cultural capitals of the world, New York City has long been at the forefront of artistic innovation, whether in music, literature, dance, or the visual arts. This month, the Big Apple will host one of 2108’s biggest arts events as thousands of cinephiles gather for the 56th annual New York Film Festival. From September 28 through October 14, hundreds of films representing both established and emerging talent will be screened at Lincoln Center. The anchors of … Read More

August 12 2018

A Festival Fit for Jay Gatsby at the Annual Governors Island Jazz Age Lawn Party

Overwhelmed by the oppressive summer heat, the main characters of The Great Gatsby—Tom, Daisy, Nick, and Gatsby himself—decide to drive from Long Island into Manhattan, where they take a suite at the Plaza Hotel and order an enormous bucket of ice to cool rising temps and tempers. This August, we recommend a little adventure in the opposite direction—no, not to Long Island, but to Governors Island for the annual Jazz Age Lawn Party. Just a short ferry ride from the … Read More

July 06 2018

If Music Be The Food of Love, Play On!

In 1954 legendary theater director and producer Joseph Papp decided the greatest city in the world deserved a summer series devoted to the work of the world’s greatest playwright. What began as a collection of workshops has now grown into Shakespeare in the Park, a massive seasonal production that stages two shows each summer at the Delacorte Theater, an open-air performance venue in Central Park that seats up to 1800. The first play to go up at the Delacorte was … Read More