The Jazz and Blues Art Box collection, with 230 concerts and 96 interviews from the Bern jazz festival, is a gift to the Schomburg Center, a New York library branch.
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The philanthropic set capped off 2017 with the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Acquisitions Fund Benefit, the Berggruen Prize Gala and the New York Botanical Garden.
Your New York or Brooklyn public library card gives you access to the Kanopy collection, focusing on indie films, documentaries, classics, foreign films.
Mr. Snowden, the former contractor for the National Security Agency who exposed government spying on citizens, interviewed the novelist via video.
The Schomburg Center in Harlem has bought this author’s rich archive. But the private letters admirers have longed to read will largely remain under seal.
The Lou Reed archive consists of a huge collection of paperwork, photographs and recordings — more than 600 hours of demo tapes and concerts.
The archive offers glimpses of Reed’s life as both a cultural A-lister and a working musician surviving the daily grind.
The Times critic Michael Kimmelman reflects on how architects have changed New York City this year, making it more livable, humane and energizing.
The New York Public Library’s renovation plan once called for a $1 billion overhaul, but a $200 million redesign of Mid-Manhattan was approved instead.
The Library Lions gala commemorates the 50th anniversary of Truman Capote’s Black & White Ball.