Bronx Students Create Carmen Herrera Mural In Public School

Publicolor founder Ruth Lande Shuman welcomed guests at her home in celebration of Cuban-born artist Carmen Herrera. A mural by the 102-year old artist was recently painted by Publicolor students at New York’s public school MS 244 (New School for Leadership and Arts) in the Bronx. The art project was part of Publicolor’s mission to engage high-risk, low-income students, ages 12-24, in a…

Photos: YAGP Celebrates ‘Jewels’ With Socialites, Designers, & Dancers Galore

Fifty years after its premiere at Lincoln Center, three of the world’s most celebrated ballet companies come together for a once-in-a-lifetime presentation of George Balanchine’s masterpiece, Jewels, featuring the Paris Opera Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Bolshoi Ballet, each dancing one act. Youth America Grand Prix’s (YAGP) First Position Club celebrated the performance Friday night…

Listing: Free Summer Performances With Lincoln Center ‘Out Of Doors’

Free performances all summer long! July 26–August 13 Lincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country’s longest-running free outdoor summer festivals, opens this year on July 26 and runs through August 13. The 47th edition of the popular festival will fill the Lincoln Center campus with a diverse range of music, dance, spoken word,…

Photos: American Ballet Theatre 2017 Spring Gala

An anchor to the spring cultural and social season; American Ballet Theatre’s 2017 Spring Gala.  Guests arrived at the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center for American Ballet Theatre’s Spring Gala on a rainy Monday evening. ABT’s world-famous dancers were featured in the New York premiere of Whipped Cream. Choreographed by ABT Artist-in- Residence Alexei…

This Summer Jump The Waitlist For Your Favorite Tattoo Artists

W Hotels of New York announce the launch of the inaugural In-House Tattoo Artist Series, inviting some of the world’s most celebrated tattoo artists to set up residence, and tattoo parlor, in the hotels’ suites. W Hotels of New York will provide guests with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to jump the artists’ extensive multiyear waiting lists….

2017 Manhattanhenge Dates Announced

Four nights a year, the streets of Manhattan’s grid become the site for a stunning sunset phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge. During Manhattanhenge, the Sun sets in perfect alignment with Manhattan’s East-West numbered streets, creating cinema-worthy photo opportunities. This summer, the full Sun will be visible on the grid on Tuesday, May 30, at 8:12 pm,…

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education Musical 2017

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, which has provided youth and their families high quality education, arts and social programming in East Harlem and the South Bronx for over 80 years, hosted its annual Musicale 2017, on Thursday, April 27, from 6-8pm at a Private Club in New York City. An intimate, elegant evening…

Photos: The Tang Dynasty Ball

The Tang Dynasty Ball, co-chaired by Agnes Hsu-Tang and Oscar Tang, coincided with The Asia Society’s opening of the groundbreaking exhibition “Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia” on view through June 4, 2017. Guests were treated to music by the Siong Leng Musical Association, their first-ever performance in the…

Listing: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Sotheby’s is delighted to announce our upcoming 18 May Contemporary Art Evening Auction at 7pm, which offers a strong selection of works from the post-war period to the present. The sale season is led by Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Untitled, 1982, a monumental masterpiece that has been virtually unseen since it last appeared on the market in…

Met Gala 2017 Looks: The Beautiful, The Bad, & The Really Ugly

Fashions biggest night! New Yorkers flock to the Upper East Side to get a glimpse of the glamour, the fashion, the dramatics, and even the car wrecks… Some celebs opted for simple and elegant, some scandalously clad, and some opted for their own hair as a bouquet accessory (looking at you Jaden Smith!!). Here are…