NYC City Life

Thing to Do Around NYC: July 1–7

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23: Commuters pass through Grand Central Terminal on January 23, 2016 in New York City. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23: Commuters pass through Grand Central Terminal on January 23, 2016 in New York City. (Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) ExercisesMondays 11 a.m.–noon, through July 25 (skipping July 4)Columbus Library, 742 10th Ave.A class of five...




  • Baba (Evelyn Hoskins), a young wife, and her husband, Murray (Richard Stacey), a war hero returning to his hometown after a long absence, in “Hero’s Welcome.” (Tony Bartholomew)

    Theater Review: ‘Hero’s Welcome’

    NEW YORK—Few things can do more harm than malicious rumors, insinuations, and outright lies, as Alan Ayckbourn’s “Hero’s Welcome” makes clear. The show is making... Read more

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Meissen porcelain, ca.1729–31
H: 4 7/8 inches
Private Collection

    A Passion for Porcelain

    NEW YORK—The porcelain mania that gripped Europe prior to 1700 and after 1708, when the Europeans cracked the most closely guarded secret in Chinese decorative... Read more

  • NEW YORK, NY - JULY 30: Hundreds of people walk through the Great Hall at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) on July 30, 2015 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Thing to Do Around NYC: June 24–30

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) ExercisesMondays 11 a.m.–noon, through July 25 (skipping July 4)Columbus Library, 742 10th Ave.A class of five... Read more

  • Courtenay Hall, co-founder and editor-in-chief of BELLA New York magazine and special correspondent for Celebrity Page TV, in Manhattan on June 15, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    BELLA Magazine’s Courtenay Hall on Accomplishing the Seemingly Impossible

    NEW YORK—On a scale of intensity from 1 to 10, in the publishing business, launching a self-funded magazine in New York is pushing 11. Despite... Read more

  • Director Phyllida Lloyd has inserted a beauty pageant into “The Taming of the Shrew,” intending to highlight how ridiculous the event is. (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘The Taming of the Shrew’

    NEW YORK—Few of Shakespeare’s plays are as problematic in modern times as the comedy “The Taming of the Shrew,” now being staged by The Public... Read more

  • (Joshua Resnick/Shutterstock)

    5 Reasons Hot Dogs Should Have Warning Labels

    We put warning labels on products like cigarettes and beer because of the health problems they can cause. There are even warning labels about health... Read more

  • NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15:  Musician Rufus Wainwright performs at Town Hall on April 15, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

    Thing to Do Around NYC: June 17–23

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) ExercisesMondays 11 a.m.–noon, Through July 25 (skipping July 4)Columbus Library, 742 10th Ave.A class of five... Read more

  • Mark Lubell, executive director of the International Center of Photography (ICP) at the new premises of the ICP in Manhattan, New York, on June 15, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    International Center of Photography Poised to Be a Global Community Focal Point

    Contemporary technology allows us to manifest our prehistoric fascination with observing other humans, and to publish those images, with greater ease than ever. This unprecedented... Read more

  • A still from Carlos Saura’s “Argentina.”  (Barakacine Producciones)

    Film Review: ‘Argentina’

    If your idea of Argentine music begins and ends with tango that is a great start, but there is a much fuller history to survey... Read more

  • Mentally ill Ellis (William Apps) is constantly monitored by nurse Barrett (Connor Barrett, in the background), especially when he has visitors, such as young Catherine (Katherine Reis), in “The Purple Lights of Joppa, Illinois.” (Ahron Foster)

    Theater Review: ‘The Purple Lights of Joppa, Illinois’

    NEW YORK—How can you move on from the sins and stigma of the past when you’re still trapped by their effects? It’s a question Adam... Read more

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    New Yorkers Express Sympathy to Orlando, Determined Not to Be Afraid

    What was supposed to be a night of fun with friends and loved ones at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, turned into a night of terror... Read more

  • An intellectual world starts to open up for Izzy (Elise Kibler) when she meets Daniel (Owen Campbell), in “Indian Summer.” (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘Indian Summer’

    NEW YORK—A tantalizing set greets us on the stage of Playwrights Horizons: It is an enormous sand dune, representing a warm beach somewhere in Rhode... Read more

  • (Courtesy of Henry Picado)

    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Henry Picado on Fashion as an Art and Finding Your Own Masterpiece

    This week’s style diary guest is the very talented Henry Picado. His brand, ESTE & CHLO, has become the go-to label of choice for countless celebrities,... Read more

  • (L–R) Trenton Chang, pianist; Artistic Director/Founder Julie Jordan; Jiayang Jin, pianist; and Conductor Paul Hostetter celebrate their Rachmaninoff and Mozart concerto debuts at St. Gregory the Great Church on June 6.  (Tom Chang)

    NY Concerti Sinfonietta Concerts Showcase 2016 International Shining Stars

    NEW YORK—The nationalities and ethnicities of the New York Concerti Sinfonietta’s International Competition winners were so diverse, they foreshadow the Parade of Nations at the... Read more

  • Sherley Boursiquot/Epoch Times

    What Would You Do If You Left Your Cellphone at Home?

    The first cellular phone was invented in 1973, and while cellphones were not be the dominating technology for some time to come, it was the... Read more

  • The Adorama Sunday Family Funday Street Fair in New York on 18th Street on June 5, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Adorama’s Sixth Annual Funday Street Fairs Brings Out Photography and Sport Fans Alike

    NEW YORK–Adorama, one of the world’s largest photography/electronic retailers, took over 18th St. once again for its sixth annual Adorama Sunday Family Funday Street Fair... Read more


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