Manhattan

Tips and Articles in Manhattan

New York City and Costa Mesa, California “Ancient Paths, Modern Voices: A Festival Celebrating Chinese Culture” Carnegie Hall (October 21–November 10). It’s one of the world’s biggest markets for classical music; it’s rife with venerable artist...
He’s only 30, but composer-performer Hafez Nazeri, whose “Rumi Symphony Project: Cycle One” premieres on October 3 at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles (ticketmaster.com), has big ambitions. His genre-defying 60-minute work, draws on an inheri...
“It’s almost a Venice Biennial for America,” says RoseLee Goldberg, founder and director of Performa, the remarkably fecund, New York City-wide celebration of new visual art performance, now in its third edition. Running November 1–22, this year...
New York City “The Origins of El Greco: Icon Painting in Venetian Crete” at the Onassis Cultural Center (November 16–February 27, 2010). Domenikos Theotokopoulos, called El Greco (“the Greek”), trained as a young artist in the milieu of the 16t...
New York City “Design USA: Contemporary Innovation” at the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (October 16–April 4, 2010). A decade’s worth of work by the winners of these annual awards, first launched by the White House in 2000...
New York City “Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video” at the International Center of Photography (October 2–January 17, 2010). The latest installment of this global survey of new photography and video focuses on the lang...
New York City “Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity” at the Museum of Modern Art (November 8–January 25, 2010). MOMA goes back to school with this large-scale exhibition on the Bauhaus, Weimar Germany’s incubator of modernity, where artist...
New York City He’s the most written-about president in U.S. history, but Abraham Lincoln remains, for many, more myth than man. The exhibition “Lincoln and New York” at the New York Historical Society (October 9-March 25, 2010), which examines ...
A drowned piano will be making its way across North America and Europe this fall during the international tour of Pictures Reframed, a collaborative performance by Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes and visual artist Robin Rhode. Debuting at Li...
London The Show: Enron (Royal Court Theatre; through November 7; royalcourttheatre.com)Why Go: This new black comedy by Lucy Prebble riffs on the mother of corporate fiascos. The Show: The Power of Yes (National Theatre; in repertory)Why Go: Dav...
Fresh from opening his first season as music director of the New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert takes the orchestra on a five-country Asian tour this month (Oct. 8–24; nyphil.org). What’s special about the tour? First up is Japan, with one of th...
The Museum of Modern Art is jumping down the rabbit hole with “Tim Burton,” the first retrospective devoted to one of Hollywood’s most imaginative and innovative talents. Opening November 22 and running through April 26 (timed to the March release...
Through bolder stage productions, the Metropolitan Opera is bolstering its claim at opera’s forefront. This fall, the Met introduces three directors from spoken theater: Luc Bondy stages Tosca (through Oct. 17); Richard Eyre directs Carmen with me...
Is ballet entering a new golden age? Two gifted choreographers—the English Christopher Wheeldon and the Russian Alexei Ratmansky—are poised to reinvent the classical tradition for contemporary audiences. This month, Wheeldon takes his troupe Morph...
See our slideshow of the World’s Top Late-Night Restaurants How do you coax Anthony Bourdain, Daniel Boulud, and four other celebrated, eternally busy Manhattan chefs to sit down for three hours? Put them in the company of friends and culinary ...