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Pierre Audi Will Leave Dutch National Opera To Run Aix Festival

“Pierre Audi, who recently became the artistic director of the Park Avenue Armory [in New York], has been named the next director of the Aix-en-Provence Festival in southern France, … Mr. Audi, a stage director and impresario known for fostering contemporary work and for projects of daunting ambition, has led the Dutch National Opera for […]

La Dolce Mimi: A Dachshund's Adventure in Little Italy

Sometimes even a Park Avenue princess of a pooch wants to escape the Upper East Side. So join Mimi the Dachshund as she hits the road for a taste of la dolce vita in Little Italy in this fun little video soundtracked by Rita Pavone's...Show More Summary

English Avenue's Boone Park West won't be just another pretty greenspace

On a busy but run-down block in English Avenue, in view of way too many houses that have plywood or shards of glass where windows should be, and where trash invades some of the sidewalks, one bright green site stands out. “They going to build condos there?” said a passerby who gave his name as J.J., peering through a chain link fence on Joseph E. Show More Summary

Numbers show Metro riders switched to Green Line to avoid SafeTrack disruptions on Blue, Orange, Silver

Ridership is up at Greenbelt and College Park and down at Minnesota Avenue and Benning Road. Overall, Metro ridership is down 4.5 percent, the transit agency said.

Monopoly the Musical Gunning For Broadway, Then Park Place, Then Atlantic Avenue, Then Reading Railroad, Then ...

"Pass Go To This.” “History Has Its Die On You.” “It’s Quiet Uptown (As I Have Bought Up All of Atlantic Avenue.)” It was only a matter of time before the recent wave of game movies and the runaway success of Hamilton birthed a new genre: the board game musical. ... More »

The Quality of Life of Millionaires on Park Avenue Is Being Ruined By a Billionaire on Park Avenue

Four years of renovations by Oaktree Capital billionaire Howard Marks at his 720 Park Avenue address has finally driven his neighbors to sue. The man has 30 rooms, six terraces, two dozen closets, two chefs kitchens, two libraries, and two offices in his 22,000-square-foot duplex, so it will take definitely take outside intervention to end the construction. Read more...

The Harry Potter Fandom Pays Tribute to Those Lost In Orlando Shooting

Monday night, two beautiful tributes were payed to those we lost in the tragedy that happened at a gay nightclub early sunday morning. One, on Shaftsberry Avenue in London, the other, thousands of miles away, at a theme park in Orlando. #LoveIsLove #OrlandoLove — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 13, 2016 Jo tweeted this more!

Chroma Lives: This is What a Tasteful Condo Showroom Looks Like

2 weeks agoArts : Art Fag City

The Yorkville neighborhood is to Toronto what the Upper East Side’s Park Avenue is to New York. In a word: bougie. Back in the 1960s, it looked considerably different; as Canada’s equivalent to Greenwich Village, it was known for its...Show More Summary

Magnesium-fueled fire guts building, triggers explosions in Maywood

A huge magnesium-fueled fire in a Maywood industrial park has kept Los Angeles County firefighters at bay for the better part of Tuesday morning, officials said. The three-alarm blaze in the 3500 block of Fruitland Avenue has been burning since about 2:30 a.m. and triggered multiple explosions...

First compehensive U.S. survey of Martin Creed's multidisciplinary practice animates Armory

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Creed takes over Park Avenue Armory?s entire first floor?from its expansive Wade Thompson Drill Hall and adjacent bunkers, to its historic period rooms and corridors?with the largest U.S. survey of his work and the most extensive single-artist installation at the Armory to date. Show More Summary

Art Review: Martin Creed’s Anti-Spectacle at the Park Avenue Armory

3 weeks agoNews : NYTimes: News

The British maverick is the first artist to be given the run of the armory’s entire first floor, where he created an exhibition titled “The Back Door.”

Here's What Happens If You Try To Cut Off The President's Motorcade On A Bicycle

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

President Barack Obama was in New York City this week to join Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show. Moments before his motorcade cruised across Park Avenue, some apparently oblivious or brazen bicyclist thought they could “make the light” and cross before POTUS. The cops were not having it. Read more...

Swim With Balloons and Watch People Puke at the Park Avenue Armory

Combining old and new works, Martin Creed's installations are thinly veiled metaphors for bodily functions.

It's Baaaaack

New and Improved!!! Chicago police are expected to launch a new summer crime fighting effort as a way to keep the parks and beaches safe.This comes after a massive Memorial Day brawl at North Avenue Beach. Just days after that, more fights broke out, leaving people bloodied and taken to local hospitals and handcuffed. Show More Summary

Seattle is the Tortoise, Portland the Hare

Imagine an alternate universe for a moment. In 2023 you come to the opening day of 145th Street Station in Jackson Park. You wait 15 minutes for a 2-car, rush-hour train. The train departs along 5th Avenue Northeast, going through 13 at-grade crossings just en route to its first stop at Northgate. 110 minutes, 33 miles, and more than 100 […]

Inside New York’s Grossest Art Show

3 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

At the Park Avenue Armory, a retrospective of Turner Award-winning Martin Creeds work has opened: Expect films of people vomiting and defecating, the ticking of metronomes, and more.

Photos: Martin Creed Brings Obscene Fun To The Park Avenue Armory

Whatever Martin Creed is up to, it's working. The Turner Prize-winning artist has taken over the entire first floor of the Park Avenue Armory for his sprawling and excellent new show. Made up of short films, paintings, a player piano,...Show More Summary

Peter Shaffer: ‘I chose all the music in Amadeus’

David Bernard reports: In the Fall of 2009, while I was preparing for a concert with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, I became intrigued with the use of the slow movement of Mozart’s D Minor piano concerto (K. 466) under the rolling credits at the end of the movie “Amadeus”. Normally, the music used under […]

'They took my baby.' A weekend of violence in Chicago - 69 shot, six dead

4 weeks agoHealth : Booster Shots

Just after midnight Tuesday, in one of the last shootings of the Memorial Day weekend, two people pulled out guns and started firing in East Garfield Park. The first call to police was for one person shot on Homan Avenue. Then a second victim. Then a third. Then someone walked into a hospital a...

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