NYC City Life

Pianist Khatia Buniatishvili Aspires to Present Music at Its Most Human


Pianist Khatia Buniatishvili’s introduction to music was natural and organic—”very easygoing,” she says. She was born into a family with a musical atmosphere, with something...

  • Jackie Rogers and Coco Chanel. (Courtesy of Jackie Rogers)

    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Jackie Rogers, From Coco Chanel’s Muse to Top Designer

    This week’s style diary is Coco Chanel’s former muse and top designer Jackie Rogers. The life of Jackie Rogers is so interesting and so rich... Read more

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    Time to Contemplate Time Among the Ancients

    NEW YORK—Our most memorable experiences, the most blissful to the most tragic, seem to exist outside of time. “Time stood still,” we may say, recalling... Read more

  • Actors from the TITAN Theatre Company perform "The Fifteen Minute Hamlet," a comedic rapid-fire take on the Shakespeare classic, at the Charles Engelhard Court in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Nov. 5, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Things to Do Around NYC: December 9–15

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Painting the Natural WorldTuesdays, Dec. 6–Jan. 28, at 7 p.m.American Museum of Natural HistoryIn an after-hours painting workshop, artists Greg... Read more

  • Photographers Ken Browar and Deborah Ory, creators of the NYC Dance Project at their home in Brooklyn, New York, on Nov. 15, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    ‘The Art of Movement’ Celebrates Timeless Beauty Through Creative Collaboration

    NEW YORK—What does it take to capture the split-second moment in a dancer’s performance that sums up the beauty of the dance and allows the dancer’s... Read more

  • Truffaldino (Steven Epp) discovers that pleasing two masters at the same time is impossible. (Gerry Goodstein)

    Theater Review: ‘The Servant of Two Masters’

    NEW YORK—The cast in Theatre for a New Audience’s presentation of Carlo Goldoni’s 18th-century farce “The Servant of Two Masters” doesn’t just break the fourth... Read more

  • Argentinian-born conductor Daniel Barenboim (R) directs the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 January 31, 2013 at Carnegie Hall in New York. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Things to Do Around NYC: December 2–8

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Hanna and the Moonlit DressDec. 2–18, Fridays at 4 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays at 10 a.m. & noonThe Theater at... Read more

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    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Leesa Rowland – Helping People to Develop Their Inner Light and Advocating for Animals

    This week’s style diary is the spiritual and kind-hearted Leesa Rowland. The actress and the author of “Discovering the It Factor Within You“, which helps... Read more

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    Sibylle’s Favorite Quotes About New York

    New York, New York! As Iman said once, “New York is not a city. It’s a world!” An amazing place, always in motion, with a... Read more

  • The Kaga-Yuzen silk dyeing traditional technique which is the method used to create floral scenes found on kimonos. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Kaga-Yuzen: Detailed Scenes of Natural Beauty

    NEW YORK—It’s said that Zen monk Yuzensai Miyazaki created Kaga-Yuzen, the traditional hand dyeing method used to create the intricate floral scenes found on kimonos... Read more

  • Gold-inlaid lacquerware artist Yoshinori Shibayama, teaches a class at the Japanese restaurant Kosaka in New York on Nov. 13, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Crafting Fully Beautiful Experiences at Kosaka

    NEW YORK—When Mihyun Han had the opportunity to realize her dream of opening a restaurant with her dear friend, top chef Yoshihiko Kousaka, she envisioned more... Read more

  • (L–R) Aurora Greenway (Molly Ringwald) and her daughter Emma (Hannah Dunne) rarely see eye to eye, in “Terms of Endearment.” (Carol Rosegg)

    Theater Review: ‘Terms of Endearment’

    NEW YORK—A mother-daughter bond is the focus of the comedic drama “Terms of Endearment,” currently making its U.S. premiere at 59E59 Theaters. It’s a show... Read more

  • Comic and writer Monica Piper, who won an Emmy for her T.V. series "Rugrats," has a one-woman show, "Not That Jewish." (Carole Rosegg)

    Theater Review: ‘Not That Jewish’

    NEW YORK—The title of this zany, entertaining show comes from playwright and performer Monica Piper’s early childhood experience of being told by a playmate that she... Read more

  • A woman uses a pattern to create lacquerware at a workshop class at the Japanese restaurant Kosaka in New York on Nov. 13, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Chinkin: Gold-Inlaid Carvings

    NEW YORK—Lacquerware—wooden objects that are hand-painted, carved, and embellished with high attention to detail—has a long history, dating back to objects found in China in... Read more

  • Jean-François-Thérèse Chalgrin (1739 - 1811) Designs 
François-Joseph Belanger (1744 - 1818) Designs 
Pierre Gouthière (1732 - 1813) Bronzes 
Blue Marble Side Table with Neoclassical Mounts, 1781
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37 1/2 in. x 81 1/8 in. (95.25 cm x 206.06 cm)
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Accession number: 1915.5.59

    All Abuzz in Wonderment Over Gouthière

    NEW YORK—If objects could speak, those made by Pierre Gouthière (1732–1813) would continue to whisper the incredulous wonder at creation. The 18th-century French master chaser-gilder could... Read more

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    Film Review: ‘On the Map’

    1972 was the worst year ever for international sports. During the notorious Munich Olympics, eleven members of the Israeli delegation were killed by Black September,... Read more

  • Opening of the "Wrap Me Up: Winter Small Works Show" at Eleventh Street Arts gallery in Long Island City, New York, on Nov. 17, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Eleventh Street Arts ‘Wrap Me Up: Winter Small Works’ Opening

    NEW YORK—The Eleventh Street Arts gallery packed a full house at the opening of Wrap Me Up: Winter Small Works Show on Nov. 17. The... Read more

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