‘Discovery’ Directive Rests at Heart of Tribeca Film Festival

‘Discovery’ Directive Rests at Heart of Tribeca Film Festival

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | There’s a first time for everything—and with that in mind, providing a high-profile forum for new talent is a primary focus of Liza Domnitz, senior programmer of film, TV and new online work, for the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), unspooling through May 5 at, among other places, Chelsea’s SVA Theatre. Now […]

Trav S.D. Takes You to the World’s Fairs!

Trav S.D. Takes You to the World’s Fairs!

BY TRAV S.D. | April 2019 marks the 80th Anniversary of the groundbreaking 1939 New York World’s Fair. To mark the occasion I’ve booked two talks at two related locations, one in Brooklyn, one in Queens. Sunday, April 28, 3pm: Backstage at the ’39 World’s Fair | The 1939 New York World’s Fair was famously held […]

Zimmer on Dance: The Joyce and New York Live Arts

Zimmer on Dance: The Joyce and New York Live Arts

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | As happens in many parts of California, the wide-open spaces and warm, dry climate of Australia encourage the growth of good dancers. Three programs from Down Under coming to the Joyce include, April 29 through May 1, Attractor, a collaboration among Senyawa, an Indonesian musical duo, and two of Melbourne’s most […]

Head to The Shed: A Personal Experience

Head to The Shed: A Personal Experience

BY BERTE SCHACTER | It’s a special pleasure to be an early adopter in a city of over eight million. So, I have bragging rights as an April 10 visitor to The Shed a new performance space—and the experience-of-a-lunchtime immersive art performance of Gerhard Richter art and the music of two living composers, Arvo Pärt […]

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