New York’s Irish Arts Center Upgraded to ‘Flagship Center’

NS Irish Arts CenterA New York nonprofit dedicated to advocating the culture of Irish and Irish-Americans is finally moving into a home as big as its aspirations. Organization, Founded in the East Village in 1972has been in business for decades in a one-off condo in Hell’s Kitchen. Now, completing a pandemic-delayed construction project that went …

Netflix and ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ dominate the Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

Fueled by “The Queen’s Gambit” and “The Crown,” Netflix dominated the competition at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards over the weekend. Netflix received 34 Emmys in three separate ceremonies held on Saturday and Sunday, while Disney+, the publisher’s closest rival, won 13 awards. HBO and streaming service HBO Max have just won 10 Emmy’s permanent …

New York Live Arts Announces Celebration Season

Announced Thursday, New York Live Arts’ upcoming season will feature two major milestones: the 10th anniversary of the arts organization and the 40th anniversary of its resident community, the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company. “I think Arnie would be pleased,” Bill T. Jones, artistic director of Live Arts, said in an interview. (The other founder …

Abrons Arts Center’s Autumn Season Celebrates Pioneers

Abrons Art Center‘s fall season series greets groundbreakers and innovators in the arts, public housing and emerging technology. “As we come out of lockdown, we wanted to focus on work that is still ongoing and evolving in different ways during the pandemic,” Craig Peterson, the centre’s artistic director, said in an interview. “Because it deserves …

$10 million to aid arts institutions in the United States

NS Helen Frankenthaler The foundation, named after the American abstract expressionist painter, announced on Wednesday that it has committed $10 million to the Frankenthaler Climate Initiative to help the nation’s visual arts institutions become more energy efficient. “We wanted to help US arts institutions get involved in the climate fight,” the foundation’s president, Fred Iseman, …

17 New York Arts Organizations Are Among The $30 Million Winners

The Queens Museum is among 46 cultural nonprofits selected by Bloomberg Philanthropies for a new $30 million program. This aims to support technology development in groups and help them stabilize and thrive in the wake of the pandemic. Philanthropists announced Tuesday that each organization has appointed a Bloomberg Tech Fellow. Heryte Tequame, deputy director of …

A Coolly Written Novel About Translation Arts and Its Subject ‘Affinities’

Kitamura pays attention to the dark side of cityscapes, the things we choose not to learn. “There are prisons and much worse all around us,” he writes, “in New York City there was a black area above a bustling dining room, the windows were blacked out and the rooms were soundproofed so that the screams …