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The Next Big Thing in Theatre: Disney's High School Musical is a Slam-Dunk and the 'Sleeper-Hit' Nobody Saw Coming

The Next Big Thing in Theatre: Disney's High School Musical is a Slam-Dunk and the 'Sleeper-Hit' Nobody Saw Coming

In what seems to have happened effortlessly and somehow "under the radar" (highly unusual in the world of theatre) Disney HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL seems to have snuck in and is about to change the landscape.

Soaring in the City

Soaring in the City

If, like Toby Tyler, you’ve dreamed of joining the circus, the Trapeze School New York is for you — and your family. Kids as young as 6 are allowed to take a class, but all ages are taught together.

Interview: 'Sideways' Star is a Mom Moving Forward

Interview: 'Sideways' Star is a Mom Moving Forward

Virginia Madsen, who says she is “not a city girl”, took up temporary residence in New York recently, while shooting her latest movie, 'Diminished Capacity'.

Countdown To Harry's Hallows

Countdown To Harry's Hallows

July 21 is the official release date of Harry Potter: The Deathly Hallows. Countdown the days at with these fun, FREE events at The Scholastic Store, 557 Broadway, NYC, and at The Scholastic Store, Scarsdale Park Mall, 450 Central Park Avenue (Route 100).

It’s a Wrap!

It’s a Wrap!

Raegan Moya-Jones is a native of Australia, where swaddling infants is the norm. When she and her friend Claudia Schwartz, also from Down Under, were pregnant with their first children, they couldn’t find the lightweight muslin wraps they remembered, so they decided to start their own company.

Gaining That Edge

Gaining That Edge

New Chelsea Piers program takes young athletes to the next level.

BAX Grows Up — and Down

BAX Grows Up — and Down

Brooklyn Arts Exchange, a 16-year-old institution, has been ensconced on 5th Avenue in Park Slope since 1998. But it outgrew its location a few years ago.

Rubbing Shoulders with the Stars

Rubbing Shoulders with the Stars

Theater camps are a dime a dozen in New York City, but Camp Broadway stands out, not least because its weeklong fees are exponentially higher than the others. But in addition, this performing arts camp, started in 1995, offers an authentic Broadway experience

Panama: The Next Eco-Destination

Panama: The Next Eco-Destination

When you’re traveling with kids, you may want a bit of the exotic, but you also need to make sure you have the familiar. Panama offers the perfect combination.

Park It

Park It

Central Park has a new family area, The Children's Glade.

Another Cup of Tea

Another Cup of Tea

The third Alice’s Tea Cup, for snacks or kids’ parties, has opened at 220 East 81st Street.

Great Apes  & Griffins

Great Apes & Griffins

At the American Museum of Natural History, you can learn the science behind imaginary creatures in 'Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids' — a glorious new exhibit that takes a scientific approach to legend.

A Mighty Empire, downsized

A Mighty Empire, downsized

As always at a Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) exhibit, computers facilitate the learning.

Six Tips and Tricks for Better Outdoor Photos

Six Tips and Tricks for Better Outdoor Photos

Taking photos of — and with — your child is a great way to save and share your outdoor fun. Here are some tried-and-true tips for photographers of all ages.

Indianapolis: A Charm for Children

Indianapolis: A Charm for Children

More than you’d imagine!

Bringing Back The Arts In Queens

Bringing Back The Arts In Queens

When school districts’ budgets are under-funded, often the first thing to be eliminated is arts education. When that happens, in comes the Center for Arts Education (CAE).

MAD (Music And Drama) ABOUT BOOKS
The Cultured Canine of Avery Fisher Hall

The Cultured Canine of Avery Fisher Hall

When philanthropist and dog enthusiast Karen LeFrak decided to write a book introducing children to the beauty of an orchestra, it was music to the ears of the New York Philharmonic.

'eebee' Talks to Toddlers

'eebee' Talks to Toddlers

'eebee’s adventures', created by New Yorkers, is a new DVD series that is based on the concept “every baby learns by doing.”

Motherhood on Stage

Motherhood on Stage

The trials of motherhood have been turned into novels, poetry, and war stories for friends. But if you are an actress, it is natural to write yourself a play. That is just what Amy Wilson has done, in her one-woman show, Mother Load.

Shame & Neglect

Shame & Neglect

What has become of the sanctity of the library? Am I just a blind devotee to the magic of these places, or have things changed?

Happy Birthday, Jamestown!

Happy Birthday, Jamestown!

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown, Virginia, America's first permanent English settlement.

Behind the Curtain

Behind the Curtain

You may have been to these places, but they have special behind the scenes tours.

Big Brother Ed

Big Brother Ed

Former mayor Ed Koch recently collaborated with his sister, Pat, on their second children’s book.

PAVE-ing the Way for Future Artists

PAVE-ing the Way for Future Artists

In today’s climate of ever-shrinking funding for the arts, one need only turn to a city in southern Westchester to understand the power of vision and commitment.




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