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Review: Opera Omnia Presents The Return of Ulysses

Review: Opera Omnia Presents The Return of Ulysses

Given that New York is one of the largest cities in the world, finding an intimate setting for opera that isn’t as crowded as a subway car during rush hour can be a daunting task.  Nestled in the Hudson Yards neighborhood on Manhattan’s far West Side, however, sits the Baryshnikov Arts Center, which offers a somewhat secret viewing experience in the smaller of its two stages, the 136-seat Howard Gilman …

New York Philharmonic Presents The Art of the Score

New York Philharmonic Presents The Art of the Score

The New York Philharmonic announced The Art of the Score: Film Week at The Philharmonic, a series of film screenings with live orchestra accompaniments. The performances will take place between September 17 and 21.
The idea was conceived by Alec Baldwin, the orchestra’s radio host and board member.  The week’s events include a montage of scores from Alfred Hitchcock films and music from Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece, 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Hitchcock! will …

ArtRage 4 Painting App – Review

ArtRage 4 Painting App – Review

As artists who travel frequently probably already know, it’s often not feasible to bring art supplies while traveling on commercial flights or other forms of mass transportation.  Bringing kits, sketch pads, and even canvas sheets on board can be a hassle.  One software company, ArtRage, sought to address this problem by creating a realistic art simulation app for computers and portable devices, compatible with styluses that function as paintbrushes.
ArtRage’s latest …

Samsung Debuts New Curved OLED Television Model

Samsung Debuts New Curved OLED Television Model

Samsung Electronics unveiled its newest television model, the 55-inch KN55S9C Curved OLED TV, in New York City.  It is the first television set to feature MultiView capabilities with full HD and stereo sound.  Its retail price is set at $8,999.
Inspired by what Samsung executives refer to as a ‘Timeless Arena” aesthetic, the Curved OLED TV replicates watching an event in an amphitheater or IMAX screening and combines it with an …

New York City’s Park Avenue Tunnel Converted to Art Installation

New York City’s Park Avenue Tunnel Converted to Art Installation

For the first time since the 1930s, the Park Avenue tunnel in Manhattan is accessible to pedestrian traffic as a temporary, interactive art installation. Not only will this allow for a closer look at architectural history – normally viewed in passing by car – but it will also be an ethereal experience with over 300 lights interacting with recorded voice messages in a project called Voice Tunnel.
Voice Tunnel is part …

Please Come to the Show, Part II at MoMA

Please Come to the Show, Part II at MoMA

Please Come to the Show, Part II (1980 – Now) recently opened at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.  It features invitations and event flyers from the 1980s to the present day, and includes gallery openings, concerts, store liquidations, and marches on college campuses.   An earlier exhibit covered the period from 1960 through 1980.
The invitations on display were printed on everything ranging from standard 8.5×11 copy paper to …

Participatory City BMW Guggenheim Lab Exhibit to Open in October

Participatory City BMW Guggenheim Lab Exhibit to Open in October

The Guggenheim Museum announced plans for a new exhibit called Participatory City: 100 Urban Trends from the BMW Guggenheim Lab.  The exhibit examines two years of urban design innovations inspired by trends seen in New York, Berlin, and Mumbai.  It will open October 11, 2013 and run until January 5, 2014.
Participatory City will showcase drawings, sketches, short videos and renderings using a digital-only installation.  Architects, graphic designers and team members …