New York Fashion Week: Prabal Gurung explores impermanenceFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Does a butterfly know it was once a caterpillar? How do we fill those fleeting moments between beginning and end, joy and despair?
Didion-Dunne archives acquired by New York Public LibraryJanuary 27, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The archives of the late Joan Didion and John Gregory Dunne, spanning from letters and wedding pictures to manuscripts and screenplay drafts, have been acquired by the New York Public Library.
Terence Blanchard gets yearlong Lincoln Center celebrationJanuary 19, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Terence Blanchard, the first Black composer whose work has been heard at the Metropolitan Opera, will be given a yearlong celebration at Lincoln Center starting in March.
The Met, New York Philharmonic, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Film at Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School and The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will focus on compositions by Blanchard, a trumpeter who turns 61 on March 13.
Authors and friends rally and read for Salman RushdieAugust 19, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Friends and fellow authors spoke out on Salman Rushdie's behalf during a rally Friday on the steps of the main branch of the New York Public Library, one week after he was attacked onstage in the western part of the state and hospitalized with stab wounds.
Marc Jacobs finds his Nietzsche at the NY Public LibraryJune 28, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not every designer who can pull off framing a fashion show around a quote from Nietzsche. But Marc Jacobs has always had an outsized flair for drama.
“We have art in order not to die of the truth,” the German philosopher once said, a line that Jacobs chose to highlight in his program notes for Monday evening's runway show in the grand entrance hall of the New York Public Library on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue.
Jon Batiste kicks off Grammy Museum’s educational seriesMay 26, 2022 GMT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jon Batiste is still putting in some Grammy work: The multi-talented performer will kick off a series geared toward public and educational programs in New York City next month.
NYC man charged with hate crimes in attacks on 7 Asian womenMarch 3, 2022 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A 28-year-old homeless man has been charged with hate crimes after a string of unprovoked attacks on women of Asian descent in New York City, police said.
Steven Zajonc was arrested Wednesday in connection with assaults on seven women in different Manhattan neighborhoods over a two-hour period on Sunday.
Jacobs’ post-pandemic runway: Parading puffers in patternsJune 29, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Theaters are dusting off the cobwebs and coming to life, the streets of midtown Manhattan are bustling, Bruce Springsteen is back on Broadway. And on Monday, the fashion world gathered to join another New York fixture, designer Marc Jacobs, and celebrate a return to live runway shows.
Kate Spade, the company, honors Kate Spade, the fashion iconSeptember 10, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A rosy hue washed over a room at the New York Public Library as models wearing vibrant pinks, greens and blues followed a winding silver line of glitter on a pink carpet. The shimmering line was an homage to late designer Kate Spade at the New York Fashion Week show of her former brand...
Unpublished parts of Malcolm X’s autobiography auctioned offJuly 27, 2018 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, scholars have wanted to get a closer look at unpublished sections of a towering 20th century book, "The Autobiography of Malcolm X," including cut chapters that may have contained some of the most explosive thoughts of the African-American firebrand assassinated in 1965...