Craveable - The Culture Craver Blog
From a star juggler to the art of an Instagram sensation to the first-ever children's show by one of London's most inventive theater companies, this is a great week for New York City's culture cravers. Remember to CRAVE what excites you to keep track and spread word of mouth. RATE it once you've been.
It's a great week for you history-focused Culture Cravers. Explore a musical about Alexander Hamilton, the words of Abraham Lincoln, or photographs of civil rights marchers from 50 years ago. Below are Culture Craver's top picks for the week ahead. Be sure to CRAVE what excites you to keep track and create buzz for the best work. RATE what you've seen.
Calling all art cravers! Gallery guru Meredith Rosen of Sargent's Daughters has picked out some of the most exciting gallery exhibitions currently running in New York City to help you plan your art calendar. CRAVE the exhibitions that excite you to keep track and spread word of mouth. RATE the ones that you've seen.
The Academy announced its nominees this morning for the 2015 Oscars awards. We list the key categories below. How many have you seen? How many are you still craving? You have until Feb. 22 — which is just over five weeks away — to watch everything and get ready to guess the winners. Enjoy!
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Escape the snow and cold in a cozy theater or museum. There are lots of exciting cultural openings this week in New York City — from three theater festivals of cutting-edge work to Chinese dance to photographs from the 1965 Freedom Journey. CRAVE the events that excite you to keep track and spread buzz. RATE them once you've been to share your point of view.
While most of NYC hibernates this month, downtown bustles in early January with four festivals showcasing the next generation of great performance. The Public’s Under The Radar Festival, PS122’s COIL, American Realness at Abrons Arts, and Prototype are all great places to see exciting work from around the city, country, and globe. Highlights include Courtney Love performing in a song cycle, a spaz-musical about robots, and the amazing Taylor Mac. These are all short runs, so buy tickets fast, and check out our picks of some of the hottest shows.
The top New York City Culture of the year was “beguiling,” “brilliant,” and “quite beautiful.”
Culture Craver listed more than 11,500 New York City cultural events over the course of 2014. Now, we’ve crunched the numbers on our Culture Cravers’ reactions to the events of the past year, and we’ve discovered what theater, art, music, and film was most craved and most highly rated.
Here are our top 10 lists for New York City arts and culture of the past year. How many have you seen? And — perhaps more importantly — what are you most excited to see in 2015?
10 Most CRAVED CULTURE of 2014 (All Genres):
Art lovers should rest up during the quiet final days of 2014 to prepare for plenty of craveable New York City art exhibitions opening in January. Gallery guru Meredith Rosen shares her top picks of the coming season to help you plan your post-holiday art going. Remember to CRAVE what excites you to keep track and spread word of moth. RATE it once you've been.