T.MICHELLE MURPHY

NYC fall culture preview: Can't-miss music, dance, burlesque and more

Looking for exciting art shows in NYC? We’ve got just the ticket. Here are some of our best suggestions for kinky, cool, strange or straight-up amazing artistic events coming soon to the five boroughs. New York Burlesque Festival Sept. 24-27 Various locations Free-$70 Over 100...

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 6:55pm

Get pretty the Brooklyn way, naked brunch, affordable art and more things to do this weekend in NYC

ARTSAffordable Art FairYou’re officially a grown-up, and it’s time to replace those movie posters on your wall; but you don’t have to pay too much to upgrade. At the Metropolitan Pavilion, over 70 exhibitors are selling art at prices that won’t make you faint. It’s the first biannual Affordable Art...

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 9:24pm

Festivals for wizards, coffee, sausage and beer, and more things to do in NYC

BROADWAY“Michael Cerveris and His Accomplices”There are some people who can do it all, and one of them is Tony-winning actor Michael Cerveris, the leading man of “Fun Home” after turns in “Sweeney Todd” and “Hedwig.” He’ll perform pieces from his new acoustic album, “Piety,” as well as two previous...

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 4:20pm

You're an accomplice in this new immersive 'Sweeney Todd'

Sweeney Todd has never been quite as up-close-and-personal as it gets in the new West Village production, where the killer barber waves his infamous razors right in the audience’s faces — while serenading them, no less. And serving them actual meat pie.Tooting Arts Club’s immersive show is now open...

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 7:50am

This is the hottest theater season on and off-Broadway in recent memory

To say there’s a lot going on right now in theater would be an understatement. Spring always brings a flurry of exciting openings on- and off-Broadway, but this season’s thrilling diversity might also make it hard to tell which shows are the most worthwhile to splurge on. Here are the biggest plays...

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 5:23am

Grateful Dead party, Biggie tribute, secrets of ballet and more things to do in New York

MUSIC“Love Rocks NYC!”Feel good while you rock out. Get in on one of the hottest concerts ahead of festival season while supporting a worthwhile cause with “Love Rocks NYC! A Change Is Gonna Come: Celebrating Songs of Love, Hope & Peace.” The benefit will feature performers like Cyndi Lauper,...

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 11:53am

Adult sex ed, chocolate expo, Beatles fest and more things to do in New York City

Don't let a little snow in the forecast keep you from all the cool stuff happening around the city (and a little farther afield — we promise it's worth it!)ARTSDUMBO First Thursday Gallery WalkGet to know the art galleries of DUMBO on a more intimate level on the first Thursday of each month with...

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 1:52pm

Snack fest, defining a New Yorker, the last circus and more things to do in NYC

Get hopped up on the sugar of 10 countries among other delicaciesthisweekend.CIRCUSRingling Bros. “Out of This World”This show will literally be “Out of This World” — the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus is closing up the big top after its final national tour, after a 146-year run. It’...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 4:09pm

New York's chocolate history, cannibalism talk, Not My President and more things to do

There's no slacking this weekend, people — slow down and the cannibals will get you.TALK“Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History”Eating your own kind is not as exotic as we might like to pretend — it’s actually a fairly common practice, as American Museum of Natural History researcher Bill Schutt...

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 1:21pm

Kosher food fest, superhero tour, pet fashion show and more things to do in NYC

Your weekend starts now.PODCASTSRadioLoveFestMeet some of your favorite faces you’ve probably never seen before at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s fourth annual festival bringing podcasts to the stage. See a special Valentine’s-themed edition of The Moth, Jon Favreau (the former Obama aide) and co...

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 7:36am

An indoor vineyard, woke horror films and more things to do in NYC

ARTSDUMBO’s First Thursday Gallery WalkWine, culture and great views meet under the bridge in Brooklyn. On the first Thursday of each month, the galleries lining DUMBO’s waterfront stay open late to invite visitors in for special events and receptions. This week features the opening of a timely “...

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 6:10am

What to expect at BroadwayCon 2017: Bigger, better, blizzard-free

If the second annual convention for theater fans were to have a tagline, it would probably be: "BroadwayCon 2017: Bigger, Better and Blizzard-Free."BroadwayCon debuted last January during one of the city’s worst snowstorms of the past century, with over two feet of snow and freezing winds. That...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 12:02pm

Learn beer pong physics, dance to 'The Labyrinth' and more things to do in NYC

DANCE“Babel”Humanity has done some pretty audacious things. In “Babel,” a new work by Convergences Theatre Collective, mankind’s hubris finally crosses a line with the gods when we get together to build a tower to heaven. Our punishment: to lose our common language. But when you don’t have words,...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 2:13pm

A celebration of sex, the best cassoulet, Moulin Rouge! with absinthe and more things to do in NYC

VIRTUAL REALITYFirst Look: Artists’ VRIt’s not just video game makers who are exploring the possibilities of virtual reality. The New Museum is offering the public a preview of the kinds of new works being developed by five artists, who will demonstrate their works and discuss the possibilities and...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 3:11pm

Drinking stories, jazz marathons, dancing in a museum and more things to do in NYC

FILMIlluminating ‘Moonlight’No film is an island. Even something as original as the current awards darling “Moonlight” bears the imprint of movies that inspired it. With the Lincoln Center series “Illuminating ‘Moonlight,’” the film’s director, Barry Jenkins, lays his cards on the table. On the...

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 7:39pm

Christmas dance parties, all the latkes, a visit from Krampus and more things to do in NYC

SHOPPINGSoHo Holiday Block PartyCross off what’s left on your gift list while snagging freebies for yourself this Thursday in SoHo. Howard Street stores will stay open late and offer special deals, treats and entertainment for holiday shoppers. That includes DJ Chapman and Stella Artois at The...

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 4:53am

Everything you need to know about Broadway's first acappella musical 'In Transit'

When the revival of “Sunset Boulevard” opens on Broadway next year, it will boast the biggest ever orchestra for a show. But before that, a musical that uses no instruments at all is hitting the stage.RELATED: Augmented reality comes to the theater in ‘Elements of Oz’“In Transit” is the first fully...

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 2:47am

Naked singers, Home Alone live, ugly sweater pub crawl and more things to do in NYC

THEATER‘Kevin!!!!!’Comedy squad Recent Cutbacks take your favorite movies and re-enact them, with a needed dose of parody. After tackling “Jurassic Park” and “Lord of the Rings,” their holiday show takes on the antics of America’s most dangerous child, Kevin McAllister of “Home Alone.” The...

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 7:23pm

What else is there to do this weekend besides Thanksgiving and shopping?

We've got your back, NYC.HEALTHBlack Friday MeditationWhether you need a spiritual detox after Thanksgiving with your family or just want to tune out the craziness of Black Friday, you can quiet your mind and take some quality “me time” with a free meditation session at Wave Hill, a public garden...

Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 4:56am

Meet Princess Leia, feast on chili and oysters, and more things to do in NYC

Your weekend starts here.MARKETUnion Square Holiday MarketGet your fill of festive cheer at the Union Square Holiday Market, packed with artisanal snacks, gift shopping and live performances. Booths offer treats from apple cider and jams to jewelry, clothing, art and more, with signs that let savvy...

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 3:30pm