Category Archives: Free in NYC

Coming up at Columbia Stages: LULU directed by Osheen Jones

The Arts Initiative interviewed Shelley Virginia, leading actress for the upcoming production of LULU at Columbia Stages. Arts Initiative: Can you give us a bit of context on the show? What is it about? What do you love about it? … Continue reading

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Is there an App for that? A visit to the New York Transit Museum.

The crowd at the latest New York Transit Museum event was certainly a niche audience. City planners, software developers, MTA employees and subway enthusiasts filed into the room, awaiting a discussion of some of the most prescient technology in our … Continue reading

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Student Profile Series: As You Like It at Columbia Stages directed by Shannon Fillion

The Arts Initiative chatted with M.F.A. Directing Candidate Shannon Fillion and actress Meaghan Witri about their upcoming production of As You Like It. Shannon is directing the piece as part of the 2011-12 Columbia Stages Season and Meaghan plays the … Continue reading

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Just Because the Dinosaurs are Old Doesn’t Mean We Can’t Have Cool Gadgets

Getting around any museum in New York can be tough—not everyone can be as easy as a giant one-way spiral. But for those of you without an apprehension about technology, a couple museums are making it easier. The brain trust … Continue reading

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Video of the Day: Winners of Our Daily Show Contest

Unless you have been hiding under a rock the last week and completely avoided our Twitter and Facebook bombardments, along with shoutouts from the both the Spectator and Bwog, we held a little contest to see who would be awesome … Continue reading

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Out of the Theater and into the Sun: Broadway in Bryant Park

If you are like me, you know the many problems you can run into if you want to go to a Broadway show. First of all, you are shelling out big money (unless you choose one of the shows offered on … Continue reading

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Contest! Win Tickets to the Daily Show’s SummerStage Performance Through Twitter!

Hey Everyone! Do you like The Daily Show as much as we do? Do you want to see a free stand-up comedy performance featuring your favorite Daily Show characters? And I’m talking about Lewis Black,  John Oliver,  Rory Albanese, and … Continue reading

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