Stephanie Simon

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Brooklyn studio creates JFK bronze statue

On Saturday afternoon The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. will mark its 50th anniversary with the unveiling of a new bronze sculpture of JFK.The...

One-on-one with NYC Ballet principal Megan Fairchild

The New York City Ballet is drawing crowds and rave reviews once again for its production of "The Nutcracker." Principal dancer Megan Fairchild performs...

Veteran Christmas show crew members postpone retirement to spread holiday cheer

Radio City Music Hall control board operator Eric Titcomb was set to retire last year, but with the “Radio City Christmas Spectacular” canceled last...

Wynton Marsalis returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center for in-person performances

NEW YORK — Jazz at Lincoln Center Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis never stopped making music during the pandemic. He even wrote and performed "The...

CT scan reveals the true health of a 300-year-old patient

Dr. Anthony Vine and his team carefully analyze their patient. A CT scan is a common diagnostic tool, but this patient is different. It's...

Dancer reflects on American Ballet Theatre's return to the stage

NEW YORK — To see a rehearsal for "Giselle" is to get a glimpse into the countless grueling hours a ballet dancer spends preparing...

American Ballet Theatre Gala celebrates return to Lincoln Center after shutdown

NEW YORK — The American Ballet Theatre (ABT) on Tuesday evening celebrated its return to a real stage, after the COVID-19 pandemic forced a...

Comedian Suzette Simon uses laughter to raise awareness about breast cancer

"Good morning, Helga." That’s how comedian Suzette Simon greets her wigs inside her Chelsea apartment.Wigs are a big part of Simon's routine since losing...

Latin jazz great Arturo O'Farrill sets stage for new culture hub in East Harlem

NEW YORK — The infectious rhythms of Afro-Cuban jazz seem especially triumphant when played by virtuoso Arturo O’Farrill. And this Grammy winning educator, band leader...

Carnegie Hall will reopen tonight to music inspired by the 7 p.m. cheer

NEW YORK — When Carnegie Hall reopens Wednesday night, after more than 18 months in the dark, it will be filled with music by New...

Historic NYC Ballet Fall Fashion Gala wows on red carpet and stage

NEW YORK — The New York City Ballet’s Fall Gala is always one if the most fashionable event’s on the social calendar, and this...

Met Opera returns, plays opera composed by an African American for first time

NEW YORK — Before the first note, Monday was a night filled with emotion and excitement as fans returned to the Metropolitan Opera after...

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