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Google’s NY Big Tent Presentation Takes Place Today

Google's NY Big Tent Presentation Takes Place Today

Google is hosting a Big Tent conference session today, addressing the effect of the Internet on our society, at Midtown Manhattan's Skylight West. This particular session will have a special focus on the arts, creativity, and culture, according to Variety. The conference is hosted with NY's Mayor's [Full Story…]

Video Store Becomes NY Museum Exhibit

Video Store Becomes NY Museum Exhibit

The Museum of Arts and Design has opened a gallery, called the Video Store, that features a fully-functioning video store on the sixth floor of the museum. It even has rental policies and in-house screenings and has a collection of VHS tapes. The exhibit has recently opened and will run every [Full Story…]

The Terminator Comes to Off-Off Broadway

The Terminator Comes to Off-Off Broadway

 TERMINATOR TOO, JUDGMENT PLAY is coming to NY.  This play, which is a spoof on the 1991 Arnold Schwarzenegger film Terminator 2: Judgment Day by James Cameron,will include audience participation, special effects (on a much lower budget than the film), and "an action-adventure of epic proportions" [Full Story…]

MoMA’s New App Fosters Learning Through Creation

MoMA's New App Fosters Learning Through Creation

RenderMonkey, the design studio responsible for many Web exhibits at the NY MoMA has created a new iPad app, currently for sale in the iTunes App Store. The newly launched Art Lab app allows users age 7+ to explore the museum's art in a new interactive way. Several artists from the MoMA [Full Story…]

MakerBot Releases 3D Met Museum Artworks

MakerBot Releases 3D Met Museum Artworks

Brooklyn-based 3D printing company MakerBot announced today that it has partnered with the Metropolitan Museum of Art to create statues, sculptures, and other 3D artworks based off of the museum's collection. According to the company, the work will be available for anyone in the world to access on [Full Story…]

Cultural Apps Fill Empty Void for Local Arts Enthusiasts in NY

Cultural Apps Fill Empty Void for Local Arts Enthusiasts in NY

While there is no category for arts or culture in Apple's App Store, several NY-based apps quench a need for followers of their favorite performers and cultural events to have easier access to information on upcoming events. Recently the American Ballet Theatre launched its iOS app and according [Full Story…]

Interactive Theatre Experience- A Collaboration Between MIT and Punchdrunk Theatre Company

Interactive Theatre Experience- A Collaboration Between MIT and Punchdrunk Theatre Company

"Sleep No More," an interactive theater experience comes as a result of collaboration between MIT Media Lab and Punchdrunk British Theater Company. The play, according to The New York Times, allows attendees an individually-unique experience through corridors of a Chelsea, NY warehouse. Though [Full Story…]

New Broadway Smartphone App Being Developed

New Broadway Smartphone App Being Developed

NY and Theater District experts are planning a new app for the Broadway community.  According to the NY Post, Katherine Oliver, NY commissioner of media and entertainment, said the  new app will feature "moving images, oral histories, short videos, so you can see the theaters, hear reflections of [Full Story…]

New York NeoFuturists Brings Nerd-themed Musical to NY

New York NeoFuturists Brings Nerd-themed Musical to NY

The New York NeoFuturists,  a collective of theatrical artists, have premiered a new musical in the city called "You Are in an Open Field" based on the "nerdcore" genre of music (hip-hop music dedicated to nerd-themed interests, such as video games and D&D).  Headed by NeoFuturists Kevin R. [Full Story…]

ScoreBig Ticket App Becomes Available in NY Market Today

ScoreBig Ticket App Becomes Available in NY Market Today

ScoreBig, an iPhone app being released to the NY market today, will give bidders the opportunity to win tickets for events that night at discounted prices, according to The New York Times. ScoreBig is made up ticket-industry vets who work with event sites and ticket brokers/promoters who have [Full Story…]

New Play in West Village Explores Springtime, Via Blogs

New Play in West Village Explores Springtime, Via Blogs

Blogologues: Younger than Springtime, now playing at the Players Theatre in the West Village, is a six person performance which features a series of blog posts about springtime, according to TheaterMania.  Topics include spring break confessions, spring allergies and outdoor sex, but is largely [Full Story…]

Preserving the Cloisters’ Art with IBM Sensors

Preserving the Cloisters' Art with IBM Sensors

At the Closisters, the Metropolitan Museum of Art's museum located in Fort Tryon Park in the Inwood section of Manhattan, art modeler Paolo Dionisi Vici has been preparing low-power sensors to make a 3D map of the Cloisters' necessary climate conditions. With technical assistance from IBM, Vici, an [Full Story…]

MTV, MoMA PS1 & Creative Time Showcase Video Art

MTV, MoMA PS1 & Creative Time Showcase Video Art

Creative Time, a nonprofit organization that commissions public arts projects, and MoMA PS1 have announced a partnership with MTV to bring emerging artists from around the world to the mainstream audience. In the beginning of April, video art pieces curated by Creative Time and MoMA PS1 will be [Full Story…]

Met Opera’s “Ring” Cycle to be Shown on Big Screen HD

Met Opera's "Ring" Cycle to be Shown on Big Screen HD

Robert Lepage's production of Wagner's "Ring des Nibelungen" will be shown in movie theaters across the U.S. on May 9 ("Das Rheingold"), May 14 ("Die Walkure"), May 16 ("Siegfried") and May 19 ("Gotterdammerung"), according to The Metropolitan Opera. Showings of the "Ring" cycle abroad in counties [Full Story…]

Artists Receive Support via Financial Crowd-Sourcing

Artists Receive Support via Financial Crowd-Sourcing

While the economy continues to trip over its feet, attempting to regain balance, money troubles have taken a stark toll on artists, who have been forced to heighten their hunt for new fund-raising strategies. According to The New York Times, financial crowd-sourcing on the Internet has been embraced [Full Story…]