Category Archives: Performing arts

Roger Waters plays Newport with My Morning Jacket

July 24, 2015

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Review: Taming of the Shrew

July 12, 2015– By Steven E. Greer Shakespeare in the park is a tedious affair under ideal conditions.

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WTC Performing Arts Center still lacks funding to proceed

Update July 24, 2015- The LMDC, the piggy bank for this project, is not going to release any funds

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The Wall: in theaters September 29th

July 9, 2015

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Images from the 2015 Swedish Midsummer festival

June 19, 2015- Click on the images for best full-screen experience

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A blonde invasion

Update June 19, 2015: Tonight is the 2015 event

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Tribeca Grand Hotel to add large jazz club in basement

June 11, 2015- At the CB1 Tribeca meeting last night, it was announced that the Tribeca Grand

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Park Events: Singing to the sunset tonight

Sunset Singing Circle

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World’s smallest theater opens in BPC

May 19, 2015- New Yorkers are used to small apartments, but even by those standards, this

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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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Interview with the founders of Shakespeare Downtown

Update April 30, 2015- The folks trying to put this production on have postponed it until

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The Third Street Music School Settlement

April 19, 2015- The Third Street Music School Settlement performed in the Winter

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Review: Sleep No More

March 8, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last year at about this time, I enjoyed going to the interactive dinner at the Paramount Hotel

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IMG’s Fashion Week does not choose WTC for new home

Update April 13, 2015- Well, we tried to lobby all the powers that be, but failed. IMG’s Fashion

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Review: City Winery is a horrible music venue

Update November 24, 2014- I can no longer recommend this establishment. They are double booking and cram people in like sardines.

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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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Christmas Tree lighting

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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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Brookfield Place ice sculptures

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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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