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News: Armory Show 2011, NYC

  The dates for the 2011 Armory Show in New York City have been announced for March 3-6th, taking place at Piers 92 and 94. The show is split into two groups, with Contemporary art at Pier 94 and the Modern art show on Pier 92, both in on Manhattan’s West side, on 12th Ave near 55th St.   Exhibitors ... Read More »

Chronicles: Ginsberg’s NYC

Allen Ginsberg, Miami Bookfair International, 7 November 1985: photo by MDCarchives

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked…   As a poet, writer, activist and founding member of the Beatniks, Allen Ginsberg spoke for a generation. A generation striving to give a voice to the drug use, racism and oppression that fueled inner-city America in the 1950s, a voice idealism and optimism from a ... Read More »

News: Banksy Hits NYC

(Banksy Forum on Flickr)

Banksy has finally hit NYC on his promotional tour for the film Exit Through the Gift Shop. You might recall that Exit Through the Gift Shop is the new Banksy movie in which the street artist turns the tables on a would-be documentary trying to chronicle his work. Two new Banksy pieces have been spotted, the first at Cedar and ... Read More »

News: NYC Museums Send Out #ashtag

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Stuck in New York? Eyjafjallajokull have you down? Well the NYC museums are here to help. Through this Friday, the below list of museums (from NYCGo) are offering free admission to people who present a transatlantic airline ticket dated April 14-23rd. Now if only life were like From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler and stranded passengers could ... Read More »

Artists Hidden in Plain Sight: Guards at New York’s Met Museum Publish Arts Magazine

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  As residents of a city that is home to arguably the best Modern Art museum—MoMA—the most exciting showcase of natural and historical artifacts—The American Museum of Natural History—and quite possibly the most diverse and comprehensive art museum in the world—the Met—we New Yorkers are often shockingly complacent and ignorant of the creative treasures that lie right under our noses. ... Read More »

Build Your Own Collection: Cumbia Edition

Amoeba Music, San Francisco

In Music+Travel Worldwide, Eve Hyman introduces you to some of the hottest new cumbia artists coming out of Buenos Aires. But what can you do if you can’t make it to the record stores in BA’s cumbia hotspots — the stalls of the Constitucion train station or at Miles Discos (Honduras 4912, Buenos Aires; +51 11 4832-0466) and Zivals (Serrano ... Read More »

Cook, Eat, Drink, and Be Merry

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How would you feel about spending the weekend hanging out with a handful of hot celebrity chefs; getting the rundown on the best restaurants in Manhattan; indulging in tantalizing tastings; learning from live cooking demonstrations; and doing some holiday shopping? Pretty satisfied, right? Then listen up because here’s the lowdown…   Read More »

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