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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

Written by Travis Ballenger 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 […]

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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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by / on May 13, 2013 at 3:45 pm / in Get Cultured

Immortalizing Infamous Entertainers: Time Signature

Last Friday, Reign Entertainment Co. held the launch of 3D Art by S. Whittaker and her exhibit, Time Signature. The launch party, which was held at The Top of the Garden, allowed attendees to view amazing works of art by Whittaker, which were oil and acrylic based portraits set on wooden canvas. Her portraits represented infamous entertainers from the past […]

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by / on May 13, 2013 at 10:00 am / in Get Cultured

Dinner and a Movie at Nitehawk Cinema

Nitehawk Cinema is a great place to go and do something a little bit different with your evenings. On May 15th, at 7:15pm, Nitehawk will be hosting May Beer, Dinner and a Movie. The chefs at Nitehawk Cinema have created a menu where each course is inspired by the film being shown and will be served during specific scenes. Army […]

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