Tag Archives: New York Times

The Fall Performance A-List

The New York Times dance critic and WNYC Performance Club founder Claudia La Rocco recently invited me and several other performers, critics, and arts enthusiasts to write about what we’re looking forward to seeing this fall in New York City.  … Continue reading

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Life and Art Aboard the Waterpod

The Waterpod, photo by Michael Nagle Over the weekend, I joined a quartet of chickens, a garden full of greens, and several artists and crewmembers aboard the Waterpod, a floating, nomadic, self-sufficient barge for living, working, and creating art.  For the … Continue reading

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Lower Manhattan Arts Leaders

Charles Isherwood recently wrote about the Lower Manhattan Arts Leaders, a group of eleven downtown arts organizations that have joined forces to exchange ideas and make the case that culture – and therefore arts funding – is an essential part … Continue reading

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Recession-Proof Artists and Critics

Hundreds of artists responded to The New York Times’ request for stories and thoughts on how the economy is affecting their lives and work.  Read about the variety of responses.  Some people are upbeat and hopeful while others are pessimistic.  … Continue reading

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Arts Programs in NYC Schools

On Wednesday, the NY Times City Room blog featured this post about arts education in NYC schools. Although there were more arts offerings last year than the year before, arts education made up an even smaller portion of schools’ budgets. … Continue reading

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