Category Archives: Performing arts

The Pier A beer garden is part of a bigger city plan to turn waterfront properties into concert venues

July 15, 2015- By Steven E. Greer The controversial Pier A beer garden, that succeeded in winning the broadest and most powerful of liquor licenses and will become

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A blonde invasion

June 20, 2014- Tomorrow is the longest day of the year, and the Swedes celebrate the Summer Solstice with a Midsummer’s Night event

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The best art is edible

May 25, 2014- By Steven E. Greer I am starting to realize that the best chefs are actually artists: not metaphorically, but literally.

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Now that’s entertainment: Queen of the Night performing arts dinner show

January 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Are you bored to tears of Tribeca, and tired of flying to LA for good old fashioned hedonistic fun? Do you miss the glory days of The Box on Chrystie Street circa 2005, with … Continue reading

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Review: City Winery is the best music venue Downtown

April 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer We had the pleasure of visiting the City Winery on Varick Street to watch Simon Townshend play (the brother of The Who’s Pete Townshend). The layout is ideal for a civilized evening of … Continue reading

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New American Youth Ballet

Liz Conner interviews some members of Battery Park City’s New American Youth Ballet preparing for a

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The River to River festival: What is it and who is getting rich?

June 10, 2014- By Steven E. Greer The River to River Festival kicks off June 19th and lasts through the 29th. Some promotional fliers mailed out were nondescript. It was not clear what the event will be about, who the … Continue reading

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The path to the American Dream goes through Stuyvesant High School

May 15, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD Let’s face it. We live in an oligarchy where the rich live by separate rules. For the most part, that is. America still allows for upward class mobility like no other country.

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Meet the new boss: Interview with The Who’s Roger Daltrey

In full screen 1080i HD More than 20 years ago, Roger Daltrey began forming special cancer units in the UK to treat patients in their teenage and young adult years. Now, with the other member of the legendary rock band … Continue reading

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Road trip: West 26th Street has become a live music destination

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Pace College Dean speaks about changes to FiDi

February 28, 2014- By Steven E. Greer In Part 2 of our interview with Pace University’s Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Nira Hermann, we discuss the dramatic changes to the neighborhood near her Spruce Street campus.

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Traditional Irish music

BatteryPark.TV is pleased to feature The Craobh Naithí Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, which is an organization based in Dublin, Ireland that teaches and promotes traditional Irish music. The group is on a New York tour and stopped by the … Continue reading

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WTC Performing Arts Center still lacks funding to proceed

Update March 10, 2014- As BP.TV has reported, the WSJ confirms that the WTC performing arts center is going nowhere fast.

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Interview with Pace University leaders

February 27, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed the Dean of Pace University’s College of Arts and Sciences, Nira Herrmann, and her Chair of Performing Arts, Jorge Cacheiro, about their college, and the newly constructed classroom building on … Continue reading

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Wednesday Jazz at the Winter Garden

February 12, 2014- Every Wednesday at 12:00, until February 26, the Brookfield Place Winter Garden will have free concerts with jazz duos. Today, the act was George Cables on piano and Steve Turre on trombone. On February 19- Aruan Ortiz, … Continue reading

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Brookfield Place ice sculptures

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BPC’s Leonardo Di Caprio wins Golden Globe

January 14, 2014- This post is a blatant gimmick to drive web traffic, but BPC’s own Leo Di Caprio won a Golden Globe. Yippee.

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Breakdancers at Zuccotti Park 12-30-2013

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Robert Downey Jr. sings (very well) with Sting

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Christmas Tree lighting

Best viewed in full-screen mode, 1080i HD

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