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by / on August 9, 2013 at 11:30 am / in Get Cultured

Voice Tunnel

For the first time ever, the Park Avenue Tunnel is open to the public as part of a large scale light and sound installation. Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozana-Hemmer, known for his interactive works, transforms the conventional Park Avenue Tunnel into an energetic community for visitors to be immersed. Titled Voice Tunnel, the 1,400 foot long tunnel morphs into a lively community […]

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by / on August 8, 2013 at 3:45 pm / in Get Cultured

Get Seduced by Arcana Lace

There are burlesque shows…and then there are burlesque shows. Wild Cherryz Burlesque has recently introduced their new, monthly show, titled Arcana Lace. The show takes place each month at The Cutting Room, which is a spectacle in and of itself. Creator of Wild Cherryz Burlesque, Elizabeth DeGennaro helms the shows as both producer and director. The show has a sexy and […]

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by / on August 8, 2013 at 12:55 pm / in Get Cultured

Nicole Saenz: An Artist On The Rise

Nicole Saenz, a local NYC artist shines at a Goldbar event! It’s funny; we see many artists living in NYC everyday, and yes, many of them are very talented, but Nicole’s work certainly stood out among the rest due to its dark and sultry, yet surreal, appeal. I was able to sit down with Nicole at an event featuring her […]

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by / on August 6, 2013 at 3:55 pm / in Get Cultured

“Surf or Turf” Experience at Kimpton’s 70 Park Hotel

As the summer pushes forward, it’s time to take advantage of this beautiful weather if you haven’t already.  Kimpton’s Midtown hotel is no exception.  With a superb location, nestled close to Grand Central Station, this hotel offers a personal and intimate atmosphere.  Offered now as a promotion, the “surf or turf city” deal is a great way to relax and let […]

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by / on August 1, 2013 at 10:15 am / in Get Cultured

Beckett in Benghazi

Beckett in Benghazi starts with the introductory scene from playwright Samuel Beckett’s Endgame. It seems like a serious, dramatic effort at first, until one of the actors breaks out of his role and forgets his lines. The tired cast is rehearsing for their roles in Endgame with little effort and passion. The show centers on a theater company, comprised of […]

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by / on July 31, 2013 at 10:05 am / in Get Cultured

Divine Felines at the Brooklyn Museum

Last week, the Brooklyn Museum unveiled a long-term exhibition entitled Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt. The show only occupies a single room of the Egyptian art wing, but a surprising amount has been fit inside. It is fairly well-known that cats were the subjects of some reverence in ancient Egyptian society, though the reasons why are not clearly explained. […]

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by / on July 30, 2013 at 3:30 pm / in Get Cultured

Flyin’ High: Covered Sky

Aera Dance, an aerial dance company based in Brooklyn, premiered a new show last week called Covered Sky. Aera Dance frequently puts on fun, exciting, and unique productions that showcase original choreography and utilize three-dimensional structures such as fabric, poles and ropes to create a multifaceted performance art experience. The new show ran from July 24-28 at New York Live […]

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by / on July 23, 2013 at 2:05 pm / in Get Cultured

Oh, What a Night!

If you’re an ’80s baby like me, then you most likely grew up listening to the same jams as your parents — you know, good old-fashioned rock ‘n’ roll. Even today, when I hear an oldie song on the radio I get excited, which is why I was psyched to see The Hit Men, featuring members of Frankie Valli’s The […]

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by / on July 9, 2013 at 10:10 am / in Get Cultured

East to Edinburgh Brings Festival Fringe to NYC

The 2013 East to Edinburgh festival is an annual event of a delightful array of American shows on their way to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Without the need to travel to Europe to see these humorous, wacky, and serious shows, you can now spend some extra cash seeing as many as you want! The festival begins today at 59E59 Theaters […]

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by / on July 3, 2013 at 1:00 pm / in Get Cultured

Behind the Scenes of the World Premiere of Butterflies of Bill Baker

Over the weekend, The DL hosted an intimate reception in celebration of the world premiere of the film, “Butterflies of Bill Baker.” The film debuted as part of the Manhattan Film Festival and stars Will Chase (‘Smash,’ 2013 Tony Nominee), Sterling Jerins (‘WWZ,’ ‘The Conjuring’), Zuzanna Szadkowski (‘Gossip Girl’), Marin Hinkle (‘Two and a Half Men’) and Olek Krupa (‘X-Men’). […]

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