Category: Events

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

September 09 2019

Celebrate Cinematic Achievement from Across the Globe at the 57th Annual New York Film Festival

For nearly six decades, the New York Film Festival has brought the cinema’s most talented actors, directors, producers, and other industry professionals together with film fans from across the world to recognize the year’s most extraordinary achievements of the silver screen. This year, from Friday, September 27, through Sunday, October 13, you too can join the thousands of celebrants who will congregate at various locations across Lincoln Center to learn, laugh, weep, and be forever transformed by hundreds of film … Read More