(Le) Poisson Rouge is a multimedia art cabaret and concert venue founded by musicians on the site of the historic Village Gate in New York City. Dedicated to the fusion of popular and art cultures in music, film, theater, dance, and fine art, the venue’s mission is to revive the symbiotic relationship between art and revelry; to establish a creative asylum for both artists and audiences.
(Le) Poisson Rouge
92nd Street Y
For over 132 years, the 92nd Street Y has been serving its community and the world in a remarkable way, providing programs across the spectrum — in the arts and culture, Jewish life and education, health and fitness, personal growth and travel, and in classes for adults, families and children. A unique, multifaceted institution, the 92nd Street Y serves over 300,000 people annually, from newborns to centenarians, always remaining true to its mission.
The Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc., a not-for-profit organization established in 1991, is dedicated to the preservation and development of the legendary Apollo Theater through the Apollo Experience of world-class live performances and education programs that honor the influence and advance the contributions of African-American artists; and advance emerging creative voices across cultural and artistic media.
B.B. King Blues Club & Grill
Located in the heart of Times Square, B.B. King Blues Club's stage is open seven nights a week, showcasing a broad array of the biggest names in rock and rhythm and blues; Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Boyz II Men, Etta James, The Meters with The Neville Brothers and Pat Benatar are just a few of those scheduled for the upcoming months. Special afternoon brunches offer buffet, tax, tip and ticket in one easy package; on Saturdays you'll share the meal with Beatlemania members Strawberry Fields as they pay tribute to the Fab Four and Sundays boast the heavenly sounds of The World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir. The venue features a fully stocked bar and an extensive American Grill menu with specialties including BBQ, steaks, and a raw bar.
BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas—engaging both global and local communities. With world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more, BAM showcases the work of emerging artists and innovative modern masters. For more information, visit www.bam.org.
The Bronx Zoo is a landmark venue with award-winning, cutting-edge exhibits featuring over 4000 animals from around the world. It is the largest urban zoo in the USA with a 265 acre lush green space to explore, and it is consistently rated as a top New York area attraction.
Carnegie Hall, built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1890, is one of the most significant venues for classical as well as popular music in the United States, known not just for its beauty and history but also for its fine acoustics. For more information visit www.carnegiehall.org
Caroline's on Broadway
Carolines on Broadway is widely regarded as "America's Premier Comedy Nightclub," presenting the best live comedy entertainment seven nights a week, 365 days a year. Since its opening in 1981, Carolines has hosted many legendary performers including Jerry Seinfeld, Tim Allen, Rosie O'Donnell and Jay Leno. The club continues to present the biggest and brightest stars in comedy, reaffirming its position as the home of "The Funniest Show on Broadway". Click here to see Carolines schedule.
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center
As the nation's premier repertory company for chamber music, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is committed to bringing audiences the finest performances of an extraordinary body of repertoire. CMS presents annual series of concerts and educational events for listeners ranging from connoisseurs to chamber music newcomers of all ages. Performing repertoire from over three centuries, and numerous premieres by living composers, CMS offers programs that provide listeners a comprehensive perspective on the art of chamber music. Click here for CMS's event calendar.
City Limits covers the five boroughs with no boundaries, a bi-monthly magazine providing investigating journalism and analysis on issues that you care about. Each City Limits provides a compelling narrative and dives deep into one under-covered topic of citywide importance. City Limits' coverage provokes discussion in New York City and evokes public discourse in other American and urban regions across the world.
Culture Project is dedicated to addressing critical human rights issues by shining an artistic spotlight on injustice. By fostering innovative collaboration between human rights organizations and artists, they aim to inspire and impact public dialogue, encouraging democratic participation in the most urgent matters of our time. Founded by Allan Buchman in 1996, Culture Project has premiered celebrated shows including The Exonerated, Sarah Jones’ Bridge & Tunnel, Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom, Lawrence Wright’s My Trip To Al-Qaeda, Tings Dey Happen, the Lucille Lortel Award-winning world premiere of George Packer’s Betrayed, and Temple University’s acclaimed production of In Conflict. Culture Project also produced Breaking the Silence, Beating the Drum, a groundbreaking concert at the United Nations to commemorate the abolition of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. Most recently, Culture Project presented James X, directed by Gabriel Byrne and the revival of Rinde Eckert’s And God Created Great Whales.
Distinguished Concerts International New York
Distinguished Concerts International New York, a concert production company, strives to make music accessible and affordable to all patrons. DCINY presents music from many genres - including classical, jazz, and pop music – interpreted by a spectrum of performers, ranging from choral, instrumental, and chamber ensembles, to soloists and conductors. The concerts take place at such world renown venues as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. To learn more about DCINY’s upcoming concert season, please visit www.DCINY.org or call 212-707-8566 x307.
Flavorpill loves culture. It embraces the high-brow, low-brow, underground, mainstream, and everything in between - as long as it's good. Its city guides offer select recommendations, weekly, while the Daily Dose email and Flavorwire blog bring you global cultural news to keep you on the cutting edge.
bureauexport is a French non-profit organization and network created in 1993, that helps French and international music professionals work together to develop French-produced music around the world and to promote professional exchange between France and other territories. For more info visit here.
Galapagos Art Space
Galapagos Art Space is a performance space and bar, offering multidisciplinary bills of theater, performance, live music, dance, film, and visual art. Winner of a 2009 Building Brooklyn Award, and current nominee for the Municipal Art Society's MASterwork Award, Galapagos Art Space in DUMBO is on target to become New York City's first LEED certified 'green' cultural venue.
Gotham Writers Workshop
Gotham Writers Workshop is a leading creative writing school offering comprehensive workshops in NYC and online. The professional writers of Gotham present basic and advanced workshops in more than a dozen forms of writing including fiction, screenwriting, memoir, children's books, poetry, humor, and more.
For more information visit www.WritingClasses.com
One of New York City's youngest and most exciting new concert venues, The Highline Ballroom is an eclectic stage devoted to showcasing the most renowned luminaries and up-and-coming stars in music. In under a year, The Highline has already played host to Lou Reed, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Amy Winehouse and Carlos Santana...And the best is yet to come! The venue features a fully stocked bar and an extensive American Grill; service takes place throughout the show.
Horizon Photography Workshops
Horizon Photography Workshops are offered all year-round. The workshops are for all levels in a wide range of subjects, from creativity, to lighting, to landscapes, to weddings. Workshops are located in northeast Maryland (Horizon headquarters, 2 1/2 hours from the Lincoln Tunnel) and also in New York City, and elsewhere in the United States. Horizon's Director, and one of Horizon's 13 instructors, is Steve Gottlieb, '68CC, '72LAW.
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Joe's Pub at The Public Theater debuted in October 1998 and, with its genre-blind booking and vast diversity of interests, quickly became one of New York City's most celebrated and in-demand showcase venues for live music and performance. Free tickets to many shows will be offered regularly and CAA Arts Access Members will have the first opportunity to capitalize on this chance to explore the world of music that Joe's Pub brings to the stage! For more information visit www.joespub.com.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Discover the vibrant world of the performing arts with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. With a longstanding tradition of rich artistic diversity, its exciting year-round programs feature more than 400 live performances from internationally acclaimed performers to lesser-known gems. These performances are presented in the various theaters of Lincoln Center (22 venues in all) as well as in the festive outdoor plazas, such as Damrosch Park. From exceptional classical music to exhilarating children’s programs, the seven different series will open up the world of the performing arts to you: American Songbook, Great Performers, Lincoln Center Festival, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Live From Lincoln Center, Midsummer Night Swing, and the Mostly Mozart Festival.
Lincoln Center Guided Tours are a 60-minute journey through such iconic venues as Avery Fisher Hall, the David H. Koch Theater, the Metropolitan Opera House, and the newly redesigned Alice Tully Hall.
LIVE from the NYPL
LIVE from the NYPL is the public programming series at The New York Public Library. Curated by Director, Paul Holdengräber, LIVE is "Cognitive Theater!" With a mission to provoke, engage, enlighten, instigate and agitate the mind, LIVE IS: provocative conversations, real debates, irresistible performances, original ideas.
View upcoming shows on the website.
Manhattan Theatre Club
One of the only institutions in the U.S. solely dedicated to producing new plays and musicals, MTC develops and presents works of the highest quality by both established and emerging American and international playwrights. With three performance spaces, the 650-seat Biltmore Theatre and New York City Center's 299-seat Stage I and 150-seat Stage II, MTC offers a wide range of voices and visions in its programming. New York and world premieres created under MTC’s auspices travel across America and around the world. For more information visit www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com
Metropolis Ensemble is a professional chamber orchestra and ensemble based in New York City dedicated to classical music in its most contemporary forms. Emerging a new generation of outstanding composers and performers, Metropolis Ensemble has quickly established a reputation for presenting "new music played with the same kind of panache and bravura we usually experience only in performances of standard repertoire" (Esa-Pekka Salonen).
New York City Center
New York City Center was Manhattan's first performing arts center: the newly renovated 2,250 seat theater is New York's home for the best of theater, music, and dance. For 60 years, New York City Center has hosted some of America's and the world's most amazing performers and productions. For more information visit www.nycitycenter.org
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
The Grammy® Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is internationally renowned for its fine artistry and distinctive approach to music-making, with a performing and recording legacy spanning 34 years. Orpheus presents an annual concert series at Carnegie Hall that illuminates both classic orchestral repertoire and new works by contemporary composers and tours on a regular basis throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. For more information visit www.orpheusnyc.org.
PLAYWRIGHTS HORIZONS is a writer's theater dedicated to the support and development of contemporary American playwrights, composers and lyricists, and to the production of their new work. Writers are supported through every stage of their growth with a series of development programs: script and score evaluations, commissions, readings, musical theater workshops, Studio and Mainstage productions. For more information visit www.playwrightshorizons.org.
St. Ann's Warehouse
For over 30 years, St. Ann’s Warehouse has commissioned, produced and presented a unique and eclectic body of innovative theater and concert presentations that meet at the intersection of theater and rock and roll. Since 2001, the organization has helped vitalize the emerging Brooklyn neighborhood, DUMBO, where St. Ann’s Warehouse (first at 38 Water Street and now at 29 Jay Street) has become one of New York City’s most important and compelling live performance destinations.
The Bell House
In the Fall of 2008, a 1920's warehouse was converted into The Bell House. Called "a welcome oasis" by TimeOut, The Bell House is a magnificent two-room music and events venue located in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn. The Main Room boasts 25-foot wooden arched ceilings, a 450-square foot stage, and unobstructed views from any part of the room. The Front(ier) Room comfortably holds 150 people and serves a wide variety of local and independent drafts, top-shelf bourbons and an assortment of signature cocktails. It is also home to local and homegrown favorites and nationally-known DJs.
The Library of America
The Library of America is a nonprofit cultural institution dedicated to preserving America’s literary heritage by publishing, and keeping permanently in print, authoritative editions of America’s best and most significant writing, from Henry Adams to Richard Wright. Since 1982 it has published over 200 volumes and has over 8 million copies in print. Each volume features: authoritative, unabridged texts; a chronology and notes; high-quality, acid-free paper, bound in a cloth cover and sewn to lie flat when opened; a ribbon page maker and printed end papers. For more information or to request a catalogue of the full list of titles, please visit www.loa.org.
The New Yorker
The New Yorker is a collection of intelligent, funny, and penetrating voices.
It is also a collection of deeply distinctive approaches, senses of humor, levels of reporting, and ways of looking at life.
In every issue, a signature mix of culture and art, business and politics, fashion and design, science and technology attract millions who come to The New Yorker to be informed, to be surprised, to laugh, and to be moved. For more information visit www.newyorker.com
CAA Arts Access Members can purchase a subscription at the discounted rate by calling the New Yorker/Columbia Alumni Members Hotline at 1 800 825 2510 and use the discount code.
The Public Theater
Tribeca Film Festival
Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff founded the Tribeca Film Festival in 2001 following the attacks on the World Trade Center, New York City to spur the economic and cultural revitalization of the lower Manhattan district through an annual celebration of film, music and culture. The Festival’s mission is to help filmmakers reach the broadest possible audience, enable the international film community and general public to experience the power of cinema and promote New York City as a major filmmaking center. Tribeca Film Festival is well known for being a diverse international film festival that supports emerging and established directors. The Tribeca Festival has screened over 1100 films from over 80 countries since its first festival in 2002. Since its founding, it has attracted an international audience of more than 2.3 million attendees and has generated an estimated $600 million in economic activity for New York City.
Union Hall is a 5,000 square foot bar, restaurant and live music venue in the heart of Park Slope, Brooklyn. Painstakingly converted from a warehouse, it offers cozy firesides, a stately library, two indoor bocce courts, outdoor garden seating, and a downstairs bar and music venue. New York Press says Union Hall "offers downtown style mixed with Brooklyn's trademark down-to-earth friendliness."
Webster Hall is North America's premier entertainment venue. Located in New York City's famous East Village, it is highly regarded as the first modern nightclub in America. Today, Webster Hall stands firmly as New York City's largest and longest running nightclub. This 40 thousand square foot architectural landmark first opened it's doors in 1886. The Studio at Webster Hall is an intimate 300 capacity performance room with resident DJs, late night comedy, weekly dance parties, record release shows and special unannounced acts.
Young Patrons of Lincoln Center
The Young Patrons of Lincoln Center (YPLC) is a membership group for professional New Yorkers in their 20s through early 40s dedicated to celebrating, supporting, and promoting the world's largest performing arts center. YPLC members perpetuate the limitless possibilities of the arts by building a community of young performing arts enthusiasts whose devotion to Lincoln Center is vital now and in the years to come. YPLC members are thanked for their generosity with numerous benefits and opportunities. These benefits, both educational and social, provide members with exposure to a wide range of performances. For more information, please visit the YPLC website at www.lincolncenter.org/yplc, or contact YPLC Coordinator Kristel Kempin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.875.5236.