Places tagged Arts & Entertainment

Place Name Neighborhood Borough
Little Gallery of the Photo-Secession aka 291 (site of) Midtown South Manhattan Meeting place and gallery of avant garde photographers
Loew's 175th Theater, Washington Heights (former) Washington Heights Manhattan Once, the most elegant movie theater in the city
Loew's Paradise Theater (former) Fordham Bronx Sumptuous former movie palace turned theater
Louis Armstrong House Museum Corona Queens Queens museum and cultural center in former residence of important jazz musician
MacDougal Alley Greenwich Village Manhattan A mews once occupied by artists and arts patrons
Magic Table at the Hotel Edison Cafe Midtown Manhattan Gathering place for magicians for a half century
Mandolin Brothers West Brighton Staten Island Top-notch place to buy stringed instruments
Manhattan Center Midtown South Manhattan A more than century-old performance space, housing the Hammerstein Ballroom and the Grand
Manhattan Plaza Clinton Manhattan Subsidized apartments for people in theater professions
Marcel Duchamp's Studio (former) Chelsea Manhattan Dada artist's Chelsea studio where he created Étant donnés
Marjorie Eliot's Parlor Jazz Washington Heights Manhattan Regular Sunday parlor jazz concert series
Mark Rothko's Studio (former) Upper East Side Manhattan The painter's last studio
Martha Graham Studio on E. 63rd (site of) Upper East Side Manhattan Where modern dancers learned from an icon
Martinka Magic Store (former site of) Garment District Manhattan Magic shop once owned by Houdini
Marx Brothers Place Carnegie Hill Manhattan Childhood home of the Marx Brothers and its special streetscape
McCarren Pool Greenpoint Brooklyn Public pool, now open as a venue for shows and events
Metropolitan Museum of Art Upper East Side Manhattan Major NYC cultural institution
Metropolitan Opera House (site of) Garment District Manhattan One-time home to opera, from 1883 to 1967
Middagh Street Studio Apartments (former) Brooklyn Heights Brooklyn Brooklyn's first federally-subsidized housing for artists
Minton's Playhouse Central Harlem Manhattan After-hours hangout for jazz musicians and the birthplace of bebop
Minton's Playhouse Stickball Field Central Harlem Manhattan Where jazz musicians held stickball games
MoCADA Downtown Brooklyn Museum promoting art, history and culture of the African Diaspora
Mooncurser Records (former) City Island Bronx Important store for record collectors and musicians
Moondog's Corner Midtown Manhattan Where this NYC street artist plied his trade
Morgan Library and Museum Murray Hill Manhattan Museum and scholarly research library, offering special exhibits and concerts
Morris Campus Morrisania Bronx Bronx high school that fed creative culture
Mosaic House Boerum Hill Brooklyn Private home transformed into work of art
Mosaic Mural, "John Wayne and the American Frontier" by Knox Martin at John Wayne School P.S. 380 Williamsburg Brooklyn Striking piece of public art in a public school
Music and Art High School (former) Hamilton Heights Manhattan Specialized arts high school, now merged with the High School of Performing Arts as Laguardia High School
National Black Theatre East Harlem Manhattan Nonprofit with a mission to serve African American performers and audiences
Naumburg Band Shell, Central Park Central Park Manhattan Intimate performance space in Central Park
New York State Pavilion Flushing Queens 1964 World's Fair pavilion designed by Philip Johnson
New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture Greenwich Village Manhattan
Nicholas Roerich Museum Upper West Side Manhattan Displays and promotes artist's work and philosophy
Nuyorican Poets Cafe East Village Manhattan A popular forum for poetry slams
Oak Room, Algonquin Hotel Midtown Manhattan Historic cabaret supper club
P.S. 52 (now M.S. 52) Mott Haven Bronx Rehearsal space where Latin music legends met and performed
P.S. 64/El Bohio (former) East Village Manhattan A historic school building turned into a cultural center
Paradise Garage (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan Underground nightclub from 1970s-80s
Park Plaza and Park Palace East Harlem Manhattan Dance hall dubbed the "birthplace of New York Latin dance music"
Pearl Theater Company East Village Manhattan Classical theater company, no longer at its St. Mark's Place location
Pfaff's Cellar Tavern at the Coleman Hotel NoHo Manhattan Frequented by artists and writers, including Walt Whitman, in the mid 19th century
Piccirilli Studio (site of) Mott Haven Bronx Stone carvers' studio that made many famous sculptures
Postcrypt Coffeehouse Morningside Heights Manhattan Since 1964, a gathering place at Columbia University
Provincetown Playhouse Greenwich Village Manhattan Legendary place in theater history, now controversially preserved by NYU
RKO Keith's Movie Theater (former) Flushing Queens Elegant neighborhood movie palace
Roseland Ballroom Midtown Manhattan The last of the big ballrooms of New York
Rubulad Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn Arts space that hosts Brooklyn's longest-running underground event
S.O.B.'s SoHo Manhattan World Music venue in SoHo
Saint George Theater St. George Staten Island Historic Staten Island theater