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A first look at the most anticipated museum exhibition of the year
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A first look at the most anticipated museum exhibition of the year

"About Time: Fashion and Duration" takes a deep dive into 150 years of fashion history.

The best live theater to stream online today
Theater

The best live theater to stream online today

Your day-by-day guide to the best theater, dance, opera and cabaret online

The Met streams political operas every night this week
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The Met streams political operas every night this week

The new free lineup includes operas by Handel, Verdi, Adams and Glass

The best Halloween theater events in 2020
Theater

The best Halloween theater events in 2020

More than 25 shows to help you find tricks and treats this year

Bring some culture to your casa

Marie's Crisis presents a virtual piano bar every night
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Marie's Crisis presents a virtual piano bar every night

The show tunes are going on at Marie's Crisis and everyone at home can sing along. 

Nowadays is streaming virtual DJ sets
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Nowadays is streaming virtual DJ sets

Nowadays goes live each night from 8pm to midnight.

NYC ballet troupes are streaming free performances
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NYC ballet troupes are streaming free performances

It's never been easier to catch the ballet than right now. 

Tour New York's LGBTQ+ historic sites through this 3D experience
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Tour New York's LGBTQ+ historic sites through this 3D experience

The new tour uses high-resolution 3D models, captured by CyArk using photogrammetry and LIDAR.

The Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium livestream their animals
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The Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium livestream their animals

See what playful sea lions and baby penguins are up to.

Take a trip to your favorite NYC museums with these virtual tours
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Take a trip to your favorite NYC museums with these virtual tours

These tours feature images from various collections and walkabouts via Google street view.

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The best theater in NYC

Time Out’s picks
Theater

Time Out’s picks

The best shows on Broadway and off, as chosen by our critics.

Best Broadway shows
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Best Broadway shows

A short list of the most exciting plays, musicals and revivals on Broadway.

Off Broadway shows
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Off Broadway shows

Our full listings for what's playing Off Broadway in New York.

Off-Off Broadway shows
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Off-Off Broadway shows

The most promising Off-Off Broadway shows right now.

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The best art in NYC

The best art shows and exhibits in NYC
Art

The best art shows and exhibits in NYC

A roundup of the best art shows and exhibits in NYC.

The best free art exhibitions in NYC
Art

The best free art exhibitions in NYC

Looking for some free art, culture vultures? We've got you.

Best hidden gems in the NYC art scene
Art

Best hidden gems in the NYC art scene

These galleries and museums might not get as much press, but the work they show is just as notable.

The best art walks in NYC
Art

The best art walks in NYC

It’s easier than it sounds thanks to NYC’s unique art ecosystem. 

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Movie-going in NYC

The best drive-in movie theaters in NYC
Things to do

The best drive-in movie theaters in NYC

The nostalgic entertainment form has made its way back into the spotlight.

The best NYC movie theaters
Things to do

The best NYC movie theaters

We’ve assembled a list of the choicest theaters to see that film you've been wanting to see.

The best dine-in movie theaters in NYC
Movies

The best dine-in movie theaters in NYC

A new breed of theater offers a proper dining experience that’s convenient and tasty.

The 20 best NYC movies of all time
Movies

The 20 best NYC movies of all time

See your home through a cinematic lens with these films.

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The best of the NYC music scene

The best live music venues in NYC
Music

The best live music venues in NYC

The boroughs remain packed with live-music venues, from hole-in-the-wall dives to resplendent uptown theaters.

Classic New York music venues
Music

Classic New York music venues

You can’t truly call yourself a music fan until you’ve worshipped at the altar of one of these music venues. 

Where to see live hip-hop music in NYC
Music

Where to see live hip-hop music in NYC

The five boroughs have delivered some of the world's greatest hip-hop artists. Notorious B.I.G.? Jay Z? Nas? All ours.

The best karaoke songs ever
Music

The best karaoke songs ever

We've assembled a list of the best karaoke songs ever.

The 51 best workout songs
Music

The 51 best workout songs

This list of the best workout songs will get you fired up.

The 50 best road trip songs of all time
Music

The 50 best road trip songs of all time

Get your motors running and kick your highway journey into high gear with these songs.

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