Art palpitations

How badly is the city's art scene hurting? Culture makers explain their methods for coping with the current financial disaster.

How the economy screws Vampire Weekend.

Though there may not be signs of an apocalypse, the nose-diving economy and lackluster grosses have claimed some early victims.

Can tourism make up for the support of Goldman Sachs? Howard Halle speaks with Arnold Lehman of the Brooklyn Museum and more.

Can the artists prevail? Rachel S. Moore of the American Ballet Ballet Theater, Debra Singer of the Kitchen, and others weigh in.

Performing arts
We hear from Karen Brooks Hopkins, president, Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Classical music
Elisabeth Vincentelli speaks with Clive Gillinson, executive director and artistic director of Carnegie Hall, and more.

Why is it still worth living here?
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