NYC City Life

Things to Do Around NYC: August 26–September 1

The old Penn Station in 1955. (AP Photo/John Lent)
The old Penn Station in 1955. (AP Photo/John Lent)

COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) ExercisesTuesdays, 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m., through Sept. 27 (skipping Sept. 13)Muhlenberg Library, 209 W. 23 St.A class...




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    Film Review: ‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’

    You know someone is important when the Disney mouse licenses clips and likenesses for their documentary produced outside of and completely independent of the Magic... Read more

  • Ellen Hart with her singing staff at her diner. (Courtesy of Ellen Hart)

    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Ellen Hart From the Famed Ellen’s Stardust Diner on Always Living With Fun and Style

    This week’s style diary guest is Ellen Hart, the owner of the world famous Ellen’s Stardust Diner in Times Square, which will be celebrating its 30th... Read more

  • "Movies With a View" outdoor film series in the Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York on July 9, 2009. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

    Things to Do Around NYC: August 19–25

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) ExercisesTuesdays, 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m., through Sept. 27 (skipping Sept. 13)Muhlenberg Library, 209 W. 23 St.A class... Read more

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    Film Review: ‘Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World’

    The internet profoundly influenced daily life even more than we realize. Frankly, it is hard to remember how we engaged in piracy, anonymous slander, and... Read more

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    Film Review: ‘Kampai! For the Love of Sake’

    Frankly, a potent potable is only as good as the rituals and traditions that come with it. Japanese rice wine, known collectively as sake, has... Read more

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    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Top Wedding Planner Harriette Rose Katz

    This week’s Style Diary is about Harriette Rose Katz, the leading Manhattan wedding and event planner who has more than 35 years of experience. She... Read more

  • Soprano Bonnie Frauenthal as Violetta and tenor Jose Heredia as Alfredo in dell’Arte Opera Ensemble’s production of “La Traviata.” (Mark Baker)

    Catch a Rising Opera Star at dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

    NEW YORK—Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble was founded in 2000 by Artistic Director Christopher Fecteau and Managing Director Karen Rich. Its mission is to provide master classes,... Read more

  • One thousand people from around the community participate in a group song and  performance on Lincoln Center's plaza called "the public domain," written by David Lang, in New York on Aug. 13, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Harmony and Innovation at 50th Mostly Mozart Festival

    NEW YORK—”If only the whole world could feel the power of harmony,” a line the classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is often quoted for, has... Read more

  • (L–R) Ian (Declan Conlon) is meeting his boyhood friend Jimmy (Patrick O'Kane) in order to come to terms with events from the past, in Owen McCafferty’s powerful drama, “Quietly.” (James Higgins)

    Theater Review: ‘Quietly’

    NEW YORK—Questions of accountability are raised, debated, and answered, at least to some extent, in Owen McCafferty’s very powerful and somewhat ironically titled drama “Quietly.”... Read more

  • Zach Appelman and Sanjit De Silva (center) and the company in The Public Theater’s free Shakespeare in the Park production of "Troilus and Cressida." (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘Troilus and Cressida’

    NEW YORK—Honor in combat may be a noble if achieved, but this goal often falls by the wayside when the fighting begins. So it is... Read more

  • NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25:  People attend Diner en Blanc (French for Dinner in White), a pop-up dinner held once a year in New York on August 25, 2014 in the Battery Park City neighborhood of New York City.  (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Things to Do Around NYC: August 12–18

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) ExercisesTuesdays, 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m., through Sept. 27 (skipping Sept. 13)Muhlenberg Library, 209 W. 23 St.A class... Read more

  • “Engagement,” follows (L–R) Lauren (Ana Nogueira) and Allison (Jennifer Kim) and their relationships. (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘Engagements’

    NEW YORK—On reading a reviewer’s script of Lucy Teitler’s “Engagements,” I thought: “Dear, another contemporary, hippy-dippy work. And I’ve got to schlep to the Upper... Read more

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    Film Review: ‘Operation Chromite’

    We forget how grim the Korean War looked in 1950. Incheon was safely under iron-fisted Communist control and the front line was all the way... Read more

  • Lincoln Center plaza. (Iñaki Vinaixa for Lincoln Center)

    A Song for a Thousand Voices at Lincoln Center

    Take a walk through Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza in the early evening on Saturday, Aug. 13, and you may notice the person next to... Read more

  • Lincoln Center, New York City.
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    Things to Do Around NYC: August 5–11

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) ExercisesTuesdays, 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m., through Sept. 27 (skipping Sept. 13)Muhlenberg Library, 209 W. 23 St.A class... Read more

  • Artists Edmond Rochat (L) and Jacob Collins look at "Saint Barbara" by Jan van Eyck at The Met Breuer in New York on July 15, 2016. (Milene Fernandez/Epoch Times)

    What Unfinished Masterpieces Say to Living Artists

    NEW YORK—A realist painter encouraged me to see The Met Breuer exhibit, “Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible.” “It’s phenomenal! You have to see it,” I was surprised... Read more

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