PHOTOS: Youth America Grand Prix Celebrates 20 Years of Ballet

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) is the largest global network of dance. Many of the world’s top ballet stars emerge from their scholarship program including Kimin Kim (Mariinsky Ballet), Dylan Gutierrez (Joffrey Ballet), Sasha De Sola (San Fransisco Ballet), Angelo Greco (San Francisco Ballet), and Calvin Royal III (American Ballet Theatre). All were in attendance Friday evening as YAGP celebrated their 20th…

PHOTOS: House of Peroni Opening Curated by Art Production Fund

The West Village was buzzing last week when Italy’s premium lager, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, and the Art Production Fund teamed up to debut the third annual installment of House of Peroni. The brands annual pop-up experience brings style to the world of beer as it celebrates a dynamic mix of forward thinking artists and creatives. New…

PHOTOS: Lang Lang International Music Foundation 10th Anniversary Concert Dinner

The Lang Lang International Music Foundation™ (LLIMF) raised more than 1.6 million dollars at their 10th Anniversary Gala Concert Dinner in New York City on Wednesday (October 10th), funding the organization’s efforts to educate, inspire, and motivate the next generation of music lovers and performers. The world-renowned pianist and creator of the foundation, Lang Lang,…

PHOTOS: Yara Shahidi, Nicole Richie, Ashlee Simpson Ross Celebrate Opening of ’29Rooms: Expand Your Reality’

Experience Refinery29’s imaginative spirit in real life through an immersive installation of art, culture, & creativity, brought to life by a group of global visionaries across mediums 29Rooms collaborators Yara Shahidi, Nicole Richie, Kali Uchis, Carlota Guerrero, Rupi Kaur, Cocovan, and others joined Refinery29 co-founders Philippe von Borries, Justin Stefano, Christene Barberich, and Piera Gelardi, along with a group of global…

Misty Copeland To Open 2018 Dance Magazine Awards

Misty Copeland will open the 61st annual Dance Magazine Awards. The evening will honor Ronald K. Brown, Lourdes Lopez (presented by Darren Walker), Crystal Pite, and Michael Trusnovec (presented by Patrick Corbin). A special Leadership Award will be presented to Nigel Redden. Since 1954 the Dance Magazine Awards have recognized outstanding men and women whose…

Listing: Daniel Arsham Presents 3018 Exhibition This September

From September 8th to October 21st, Galerie Perrotin will be presenting Daniel Arsham’s latest exhibition, 3018. Daniel’s interest in materials-synthetic and natural, manmade and geological—pervades all the work on view, and with 3018, Arsham remains committed to his signature gesture: transposition. He casts common objects in geological materials that render them as obsolete as they are recognizable, thus…

Listing: Sustainable Fashion Discussion at French Embassy

Fashion and sustainability could be considered contradictory by essence. Fashion is not meant to be durable, seasons and trends make it ephemeral. Taking this into account, is it possible yet to conceive a system where slow fashion, recyclable fashion and sustainability can have a relevant place in our society? Many initiatives have already been established…

Written For Dance, RIOULT Dance NY’s 2018 Season

Living Separately, Thriving Together ; A look into the creative minds of Pascal Rioult and Polina Nazaykinskaya By Sarah Badham When asked about transitioning from dancer to choreographer, Pascal Rioult, of RIOULT Dance NY, recalls working with Martha Graham. He remembers her saying that she was put on this earth to be a choreographer, and…

Listing: MIA Screening at 9th Annual SoHo International Film Festival

Feature film from, writer-director-actress, Galia Barkol sets NYC Premiere! In an era and city that is pushing for more inclusion actresses, like Galia Barkol, have found empowerment to tell the stories that, until now, women have struggled to tell. MIA (Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab Semi-Finalist Script) is the story of an immigrant woman in NYC during an “in-between”…

Listing: Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY Presents The Masque of the Red Death

Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY Presents The Masque of the Red Death Inspired by the Edgar Allan Poe June 28, 2018 at 8pm June 29, 2018 at 8pm The Joyce Theater Since their last appearance at The Joyce Theater’s Ballet Festival in 2015, Joshua Beamish/MOVETHECOMPANY has continued to thrill audiences, most recently at Canada’s National Arts Centre and in…

The Best and Worst Looks of the 2018 Met Gala

The Costume Institute’s spring 2018 exhibition—at The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters— features a dialogue between fashion and medieval art from The Met collection to examine fashion’s ongoing engagement with the devotional practices and traditions of Catholicism. Serving as the cornerstone of the exhibition, papal robes and accessories from the Sistine Chapel sacristy,…

Fittingly Themed ‘Save The World’ Mural Comes To Brooklyn

Overlooking the East River, a new four-story mural was unveiled last weekend at 188 Eagle Street in Brooklyn by British artist, D*Face.  Appropriately titled for the moment, ‘Save The World’, it was created in conjunction with the first U.S edition of the Moniker International Art Fair and underwritten by Kaspersky Lab — their newst collaboration…