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by / on June 3, 2013 at 11:30 am / in Get Cultured

A Night at Malbec and Tango House

Argentina has come to New York City! Okay, well not really, but at Malbec and Tango House you will feel as if you stepped into a restaurant in Buenos Aires. If the delicious food and organic boutique wines don’t get you excited, then the sensual Tango show surely will. A night of food, wine, and tango at this restaurant on […]

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by / on May 28, 2013 at 3:40 pm / in Get Cultured

Saturday Night Jazz at Kitano

The Kitano on Park Avenue is more than just an upscale hotel for tourists and visitors, it also has a trendy jazz lounge that brings jazz lovers some excellent entertainment. The Kitano has a great line-up of talented pianists, vocalists, and instrumental professionals, and this past weekend was not a disappointment with Ronny Whyte performing. Although Mr. Whyte does attract […]

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by / on May 23, 2013 at 1:46 pm / in Get Cultured

Viva Pablo Neruda: A Celebration

New York City is full of culture and excitement. Over the weekend, My Life with Pablo Neruda, a Pocket Opera-Cabaret that is compelling, intense, and seductive, was celebrated by an evening of Chilean wine and performances. Performed at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center and presented by Voice Afire, the event celebrated Pablo Neruda, a Chilean social activist who was […]

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by / on May 23, 2013 at 10:30 am / in Get Cultured

Confessions of an Icon: Grand Central Terminal

The ultimate staycation takes place at Kimpton’s 70 Park Avenue Hotel. Just because you can’t make it out of the city is no reason not to have a vacation. The hotel is offering a ‘Confessions of an Icon: Grand Central Terminal’ package and let’s face it, all New Yorkers know how iconic GC is. This fun package allows ‘vacationers’ to […]

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by / on May 22, 2013 at 5:48 pm / in Get Cultured

Orly Genger at Madison Square Park

Brooklyn based artist Orly Genger is a master of the rope. Known for her large-scale installations, Genger manipulates cords through labor-intensive techniques such as knitting, knotting and crocheting, creating monumental installations engulfing her viewers. This summer at Madison Square Park she embarked on her largest project yet using over 1.4 million feet of rope weighing over 100,000 pounds. The effect […]

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by / on May 17, 2013 at 5:50 pm / in Get Cultured

A Thousand Midlers; What More Could You Want?!

                Written by Travis Ballenger “Hello everybody! My name’s Bette. What’s your’s?” Bette Midler has entertained us for decades. Whether it is her stand-up, her concerts, or her Broadway performances, we all know and love Bette. If one Bette gets you excited, a thousand will make you positively crazy. And that’s what happened […]

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by / on May 17, 2013 at 1:15 pm / in Get Cultured

Round Zero: A Boxer’s Paradise

Earlier this week, a fine art exhibition featuring four contemporary painters, titled Round Zero, debuted at the Art Director’s Club. Tim Okamura, Jerome Lagarrigue, Joseph Adolphe and Taha Clayton exhibited their latest work in a collection curated by Dexter Wimberly. The collection is comprised of work inspired by boxing. “Each of these four artists enter Round Zero with his own history […]

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by / on May 17, 2013 at 1:15 pm / in Get Cultured

Round Zero: A Boxer’s Paradise

Earlier this week, a fine art exhibition featuring four contemporary painters, titled Round Zero, debuted at the Art Director’s Club. Tim Okamura, Jerome Lagarrigue, Joseph Adolphe and Taha Clayton exhibited their latest work in a collection curated by Dexter Wimberly. The collection is comprised of work inspired by boxing. “Each of these four artists enter Round Zero with his own history […]

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by / on May 16, 2013 at 9:35 am / in Get Cultured

Monthly Dinner and A Movie Night

Written by Travis Ballenger For some, dinner and a movie may be a safe way to plan a first date, but for the team at KTCHN Restaurant (508 West 42nd Street), it was the inspiration behind their new dining series that will allow guests to enjoy cult-favorite flicks and great food in an engaging and theatrically driven format. The Dinner and A Movie […]

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by / on May 14, 2013 at 5:15 pm / in Get Cultured

Real Artists Work…Yep, They Really Do

On Thursday, May 8th, I had the fantastic opportunity to see Real Arts Works (RAW) x Next2Shine Showcase concert series at Sounds of Brazil (SOB’s). If you don’t know, SOB’s is the place where young up and coming artists with great potential get their feet wet. Anyone who is anyone has played here. On Thursday, I felt like I was […]

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