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  • 1. Brooklyn Academy of Music

    Fort Greene | Arts Centers

    Founded in 1861 and operating at its current location since 1908, BAM is a multidisciplinary performing arts center that has grown to span three...Read More

  • 2. New York City Center

    Midtown West | Arts Centers

    Pause as you enter this neo-Moorish building, built in 1923 for the Shriners (cousins of the Freemasons), and admire the ornate decorative details...Read More

  • 3. Park Avenue Armory

    Upper East Side | Arts Centers

    Completed in 1881 and occupying an entire city block, this Gothic-style brick building now serves as a splendid arts center but was originally...Read More

  • 4. Radio City Music Hall

    Midtown West | Arts Centers

    This landmark was built shortly after the stock market crash of 1929; John D. Rockefeller wanted to create a symbol of hope in what was a sad...Read More

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  • 5. The New Victory Theater

    Midtown West | Arts Centers

    In a magnificently restored space from 1900, The New Victory Theater presents an international roster of supremely kid-pleasing plays, music...Read More

  • 6. 92nd Street Y

    Upper East Side | Arts Centers

    Well-known soloists, jazz musicians, show-tune stylists, and chamber music groups perform in 92Y's 905-seat Kaufmann Concert Hall. But the...Read More

  • 7. Baryshnikov Arts Center

    Midtown West | Arts Centers

    Famed dancer and actor Mikhail Baryshnikov's longtime vision came to fruition in this modern performing arts venue for contemporary dance, theater...Read More

  • 8. Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts

    Dance

    Part of the Brooklyn College campus, this community-based arts center offers a variety of performances at affordable prices—their roster of...Read More

  • 9. Harlem Stage

    Harlem | Arts Centers

    Set in a perfectly restored landmark built in 1890 as part of the Croton Aqueduct system, Harlem Stage is a cozy 200-seat venue for jazz music...Read More

  • 10. NYU Skirball

    Greenwich Village | Arts Centers

    This pristine, wood-lined theater on the NYU campus supports emerging artists, with interesting dance, music, and theater events, often in...Read More

  • 11. Symphony Space

    Upper West Side | Arts Centers

    Although Symphony Space runs an energetic roster of classical, jazz, international, and other kinds of music, it also excels with other kinds...Read More

  • 12. The Town Hall

    Midtown West | Arts Centers

    Founded by suffragists and built in 1921 by famed architectural firm McKim, Mead & White, the Town Hall has been part of NYC's cultural...Read More

  • 13. Tribeca Performing Arts Center

    TriBeCa | Arts Centers

    The center celebrates theater (with a clever children's series) and dance but is primarily known for jazz. Highlights in Jazz and Lost Jazz...Read More

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