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Unsung master gets a new show at the Frick

Unsung master gets a new show at the Frick

24 Apr 2013
The 15th century painter Piero della Francesca may not receive the acclaim of many of his contemporaries, but he has remained a favorite among art historians and collectors for years. Moreover, his stock could soon rise with the debut of a new, much-heralded show at the Frick Collection. The show, which focuses on seven of Piero's most en Read More
Since the first performance of her debut play in 2008, Body Awareness, 31- year old playwright Annie Baker has been heralded as one of the most promising dramatists in recent memory.

Annie Baker's new play premieres in Manhattan

18 Mar 2013
Since the first performance of her debut play in 2008, Body Awareness , 31- year old playwright Annie Baker has been heralded as one of the most promising dramatists in recent memory. Her reputation has only grown as, over the last five years, she has turned out three more well-received plays, each one building on her unique style and refining her Read More
Jesse Eisenberg's second play debuts in NYC

Jesse Eisenberg's second play debuts in NYC

18 Mar 2013
Jesse Eisenberg began his career portraying intellectual loners on screen. There was his much-heralded role as Mark Zuckerberg in  The Social Network , of course, but also similar roles playing introverts in Noah Baumbach's  The Squid and the Whale and Woody Allen's  To Rome with Love . Now, though, the 29-year-old actor is Read More
Verdi's 'Il Trovatore' earns fans at the Met

Verdi's 'Il Trovatore' earns fans at the Met

24 Dec 2012
In addition to its wealth of renowned art museums, luxury Manhattan townhouses and fine restaurants, The Big Apple maintains a reputation as one of the world's classiest cities with another bastion of high culture: opera. In fact, the city's main opera company, The Metropolitan Opera, is often considered one of the world's premier oper Read More
New York City art lovers get chance to see

New York City art lovers get chance to see "The Scream"

6 Nov 2012
In May 2012, "The Scream," Edvard Munch's historic 1895 painting, sold at a Sotheby's auction for a record-setting $119.9 million. The anonymous bidder, who placed the bid over the phone, solicited much speculation, but his or her identity remained a mystery (although speculation suggests that it is the financier Leon Black, acco Read More
Celebrate the Empire State Building's 80th anniversary

Celebrate the Empire State Building's 80th anniversary

14 Aug 2012
The Empire State Building remains a national landmark, and 2012 marks the skyscraper's 80th anniversary. Enjoy the American icon's birthday with a visit to the 80th floor, which is currently hosting a documentary-style exhibit. Curated by Carol Willis of New York City's Skyscraper Museum, this exhibit enhances each visitor's experi Read More
The top three attractions at Manhattan's Central Park

The top three attractions at Manhattan's Central Park

6 Aug 2012
Central Park is a popular destination for visitors from across the globe and Manhattan residents alike. The public park offers 843 acres of recreational area for you to enjoy beautiful landscape, state-of-the-art playgrounds and more. According to Central Park Sightseeing, these public grounds attract roughly 25 million visitors annually. The recr Read More
Create tasty dishes at a New York City cooking class

Create tasty dishes at a New York City cooking class

31 Jul 2012
Cooking classes provide an exciting opportunity to learn to effectively use a variety of ingredients and make delicious culinary creations. You might feel a new sense of pride and satisfaction when you sink your teeth into your first homemade dish, and New York City's cooking courses offer you the chance to experience this sensation firsthand. Read More
Visit a New York City wine shop

Visit a New York City wine shop

17 Jul 2012
Wine lovers might appreciate a trip to one of New York City's wine shops. New York has a long history of wine enthusiasm that dates back to the 1860's. Visitors sometimes travel across the globe to taste some of the region's unique offerings. Dozens of these stores deliver options that will fit any connoisseur's palette. Wheth Read More