Arts

Citywide initiative to help cultural nonprofits, art funding
Citywide initiative to help cultural nonprofits, art funding
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 1/08/2013 at 5:23PM

The infamous moniker of “one percent” gained an innovative, positive meaning among the arts community. At MoMA PS1 on Tuesday, January 8, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer announced his support for the One Percent for Culture campaign, a citywide initiative aimed at increasing funding towards art institutions and impressing upon the city the value of cultural [...]

Woman dragged into Hunters Point parking lot and raped by group of men
Woman dragged into Hunters Point parking lot and raped by group of men
News Jay Lane 12/07/2011 at 9:16AM

Woman dragged into Hunters Point parking lot and raped by group of men Cops are hunting for a group of men they say raped a woman on a dark Queens street early Sunday. The 20-year-old woman was walking near Vernon Boulevard and 10th Street in Hunters Point when two men grabbed her and dragged her into [...]

Astoria Boulevard: Voices in Motion
Astoria Boulevard: Voices in Motion
Arts & Music Bob Doda 10/10/2011 at 10:59AM

Astoria Boulevard – one the most popular indie folk/pop acts in the New York City circuit – was never meant to be a band. It happened by chance. Founding members Dan Scott and Phillip Drennen, who met while on the national tour of Altar Boyz – a mockumentary musical of sorts – passed the time [...]