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.
Art Inspired by Louis Kahn: Last year, Louis Kahn’s “era defining” architecture earned a show at the Design Museum of London. For 2019, it’s Roosevelt Island’s Gallery RIVAA, and Kahn’s influence on contemporary art.
ChaShaMa, named Roosevelt Island Artist-in-Residence by the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation, subject to board approval, brings depth and connections to the art community.
RIOC Picks Amanda Matthews for Nellie Bly Monument “The Girl Puzzle” will be located in Lighthouse Park By David Stone Roosevelt Island News The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) selected Amanda Matthews/Prometheus Art to construct the Nellie Bly Monument. The installation lands on the northern end of Roosevelt […]
Worth & Nancy Howe return to Roosevelt Island on October 26th when RIOC celebrates naming The Howe Theatre in the Cultural Center. The Howes pioneered MST&DA’s expanding role in community life.
The Monkey King edges toward Broadway, and the musical, seeded at Roosevelt Island’s Main Street Theatre and Dance Alliance, takes its roots along.
Scenes: Fall For Arts 2019… Perfect weather welcomed muralists, kite lovers and more to Roosevelt Island for Fall For Arts 2019. The whole thing’s organized and sponsored by RIOC, and friends came along for the Island of Art event.
Bad Bitch Sophia Chang says, “I call myself the CAO, the Chief Agitation Officer.” The interview with YRB Magazine’s Jonn Nubian leaves no doubt. She’s the cultural spark we’d have to invent if she wasn’t already here.
Roy Eaton live in Bryant Park, playing piano, last year, took his annual turn in the noontime concert series. In a season before we heard about COVID-19, we recorded him introducing, then playing Bach’s Prelude in C.
RIOC released the Fall for Arts music line up for 2019, along with other event details, yesterday. The weather looks great for a well-planned, art-filled Saturday on Roosevelt Island.