The 1619 Project at RIVAA, an ambitious effort to better reflect the African-American experience in American history, lands on Roosevelt Island. It’s the theme for this year’s Black History Month exhibit at Gallery RIVAA.
FIGMENT NYC’s call for artists hit the internet over the weekend. The return to Roosevelt Island on June 6th and 7th features “The Dream Bigger art grant program.” Update: February 16th, 2020 — Call for artists closing date extended until March 1st.
The Center for Figurative Painting a new “museum/gallery,” as described by artist Simon Dinnerstein, in the heart of Chelsea, New York’s lively art epicenter, opened its inaugural exhibit on February 3rd, 2020. But although the coronavirus pandemic has kept it shut, its future is bright.
In his House of Cardin interview, Jonn Nubian, adds a Pierre Cardin feature to his list of wins. Nubian’s YRB‘s Executive Editor and a prolific interviewer. He brings the designer home to New York. Figuratively.
MSTDA’s Musical A Christmas Carol opens December 13th, and it promises to sell out, thrilling audiences in the Howe Theatre. Four more live performances run through December 20th. Click here for tickets and times.
About East River NYC Winter, 5:00 A.M., from Roosevelt Island One winter morning, I looked out my window, and there it was. Surreal, rich in color, like a painting. But it was real, and I got it.
Time, a RIVAA Members Exhibit, opened Saturday at the 527 Main Street Gallery. Art from students at The Child School added nicely to the members’ work. Take a look on us, but see the show, up until January, in person, if you can. By David Stone Roosevelt Island […]
MST&DA wins NYSCA Award, the theatre arts nonprofit announced on Wednesday. Roosevelt Island’s Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance is a first time recipient of the State’s Council on the Arts grant. “Our state’s creative industries generate a total of $120 billion to the state economy, account for […]
Alice Aycock’s East River Roundabout is “a theater around which New York City enacts itself. And the viewer becomes a spectator in the play of the City as well as an actor competing phenomena.” That ‘s from the artist, and it gives us a clue about the art’s […]
The Howe Theatre Dedication Ceremony on October 26th honored Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance pioneers, Worth and Nancy Howe. RIOC staged a celebration, dedicating Roosevelt Island’s performance space to them.