In his State of the City speech today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to build 1,500 new affordable live/work units for artists over the next decade.
To entice potential applicants, the IDYNC program offers a variety of cultural perks. Here’s a quick primer on why art enthusiasts might want a IDNYC card — and how to get one.
Selma is a film in which every moment has weight.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced yesterday that holders of New York City’s newly-launched municipal identity card will be granted a year’s worth of privileges at 33 participating cultural institutions.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced on Tuesday their plan to put $23 million toward hiring 120 new arts teachers and boosting arts resources in public schools across the city.
What will the arts look like under Mayor De Blasio? “Populist,” the New York Times concluded on Monday, a full two days before Bill put his hand on FDR’s old Bible and promised to champion the huddled masses.
Since the battle lines were drawn in the wake of September’s primary, Bill De Blasio’s strategy of political keep-away has morphed the mayoral contest into a slow moving triumphal parade, but here are some facts that might help you get to know the candidates better.