As a way of continuing its now 50-year tradition of connecting audiences through provocation, Center Theatre Group recently launched Community Conversations—a new program allowing audiences to explore the divisive and complex themes of productions at the Ahmanson Theatre, Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre.
Some of New York City Ballet’s top dancers are quite active on social media. Beyond Twitter, and in keeping with the beauty of a visual art form, they are Instagram shutterbugs.
I'm happy to report that there are plenty of organizations taking to Twitter and Facebook in hopes of keeping arts in schools. Looking to join in on the conversation? I've assembled a list of resources you (or an arts organization) can easily use to leverage social media in favor of the arts.
As summer rolled through New York City, and Broadway geared up for its latest season, I took time away from Times Square and travelled uptown, to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, where I spent the warmer months working as the cultural institutions first Blogger-in-Residence.
Remember those Pace Picante Sauce television commercials that ran throughout the 1980s. “This stuff is made in New York City,” a comical cowboy would say with horror after picking up a jar of salsa. A chorus of outraged cowboys would …