Running for his Dance Life: British Doc Celebrates Superstar Nureyev

Running for his Dance Life: British Doc Celebrates Superstar Nureyev

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | The second film about Rudolf Nureyev to hit the city this spring (the first being the The White Crow, a Ralph Fiennes-directed biopic), Jacqui and David Morris’s 2018 Nureyev is much the more powerful, entertaining, and affecting. A British production released abroad last September, it incorporates documentary film footage of the […]

This Week in Chelsea: June 10-16, 2019

This Week in Chelsea: June 10-16, 2019

It’s this website’s prerogative to change its mind–or at least change formats. That’s why all of the activities you’ve enjoyed reading about in our “Today in Chelsea” section are now to be found here, fresh every Monday, in our “This Week in Chelsea” section. Keep checking this page throughout the week, because we’ll be adding […]

At CB4, Talk Turns to Toll of Changes to Fulton Houses, Hell’s Kitchen

At CB4, Talk Turns to Toll of Changes to Fulton Houses, Hell’s Kitchen

BY KRISTEN ANCILLOTTI | Community Board 4 (CB4) held their monthly full board meeting on June 5 (at Mount Sinai West), to discuss neighborhood business and invite residents to share their concerns. The meeting began with a presentation by Tiffany Triplett Henkel, chair of the Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition, on their Neighborhood Plan (in development […]

Hudson Yards Hell’s Kitchen Alliance Celebrates a Successful Year

Hudson Yards Hell’s Kitchen Alliance Celebrates a Successful Year

BY KRISTEN ANCILLOTTI | The Hudson Yards Hell’s Kitchen Alliance (HYHK) held their annual meeting on June 4 at 555TEN in Midtown to commemorate a year of neighborhood improvements, the successful opening of Hudson Yards, and the work of local artists, as well as to give a peek at what is to come. The Business […]

Zimmer on Dance: ‘Women / Create!’ at New York Live Arts

Zimmer on Dance: ‘Women / Create!’ at New York Live Arts

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | For years, Jennifer Muller/The Works has curated a spring festival of edgy female choreographers in Muller’s Chelsea loft. This month, an expanded version of the project (Women / Create!—A Festival of Dance) moves down the block into the spacious environs of New York Live Arts, and features, in addition to Muller’s […]

‘Swan’ Song: Celebrating the Remarkable Life of Paul Swan

‘Swan’ Song: Celebrating the Remarkable Life of Paul Swan

BY TRAV S.D. | Today, June 5,  is the birthday of Paul Swan (1883-1972). How fitting that it falls during PRIDE month! Swan was one of the most remarkable artists of the 20th century: painter, sculptor, model, dancer, choreographer, poet, movie actor, set and costume designer, and—for a few weeks in 1914–vaudevillian. Furthermore, he functioned […]

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