The Lincoln Center for Performing Arts is a massive venue when it comes to live entertainment. The Lincoln Center Out-of-Doors has something for everyone: internationally recognized dances, high-level performances, special events and jazz. Watch out for Live From Lincoln Center, a program that has famous orchestras and artistes performing. Lincoln Center holds about 400 live performances a year, ranging from classical to modern productions. And as if that wasn't enough, the Center also hosts many events put on by the Film Society at Lincoln Center. There are guided tours on a daily basis that explore the world-renowned Metropolitan Opera House, Avery Fisher Hall, the New York State Theater (home of the New York City Opera) and the Vivian Beaumont Theater. During the tour, your guides will entertain you with fascinating stories and give you a glimpse of a rehearsal in progress.
The Apollo Theater is a distinguished and legendary landmark in Harlem. Originally it was a burlesque hall for an all-white audience when it opened its doors in 1914, but by the 1930s it became home to legendary jazz greats like Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington. The theater has been restored, and every Wednesday at 7:30p the stage is opened to amateurs; when heckling is not just common, but expected. There are also musical performances held on other nights. Admission varies. Call for details.
Home to the legendary dance company The Rockettes, Radio City Music Hall is one of the most spectacular and famous performance venues in the United States. Its locale in the heart of the Big Apple has made it a cultural center, particularly during the Christmas season. Originally opened in 1932 and nicknamed "The Palace for the People," Radio City was renovated in 1980. Anybody who is anybody has performed here - New York legends Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Sammy Davis, Jr. are just a few that spring to mind, and to this day, the stage remains a showcase for entertainment royalty.
The 1923 Yankee Stadium was a historic landmark in the world of Major League Baseball. Some of the sport's greatest players spent their careers there, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio. Though they'll never be able to replace that historic monument, the franchise debuted their new stadium in 2009, directly across the street from the old park. The "new" Yankee Stadium has many new features, such as expanded walkways, more concessionaires, and a renovated Monument Park. Lifetime fans will notice familiar touches, though, the biggest among them being the outfield frieze back in its original location around the upper deck. Suite and party facilities are available for those looking for something slightly more private. Check the website for pricing, schedules and other info.
Widely regarded as one of New York City's best musical performance venues, Bowery Ballroom is a 575-person capacity event venue with three floors, a lounge, and dedicated balconies for mosh pits. This NYC mainstay showcases some of the brightest new talents in underground and contemporary music and hence is a must-visit for indie rock music fans. Artists of various levels of fame have graced the stage here, such as Nine Inch Nails, who sometimes treat their eager fans to secret shows. Stay back after the show ends for an opportunity to interact with the artists having a drink at the bar downstairs.
Prudential Center is the first of its kind in the metropolitan area of New York and New Jersey. In downtown Newark, this is a one stop entertainment destination, whether you are looking for night activity, sporting or leisure activities or even accommodation. It features two club lounges with a capacity of 1000 guests each and a 350-seat restaurant, featuring a la carte menu and buffet. Viewing events that take place here is possible from the various seating arrangements such as the events suite, club seats, executive suites and platinum seats. The space is adaptable for various events.
Having the capacity to hold about 180 people, Elebash Recital Hall is located in the City University of New York Graduate Center. An ideal place for holding cultural events like student concerts and other formal presentations, this venue is quiet spacious. Fully equipped with audio and visual equipments, this hall hosts several special events annually. Catering primarily to cultural events, the hall is commonly known as a culture complex.
Completed in 1939, Walsh Gymnasium is a multi-purpose facility in South Orange, New Jersey. With its capacity of 2600 seats, the arena is an excellent setting for various events and celebrations.
Set in the church complex of St. Nicholas of Myra Church, Village Park Banquet & Catering Hall offers an area of 3600 square feet (334 square meters). This venue is a great place to host private and corporate events like birthdays, concerts, exhibitions, conferences, meetings, bar mitzvahs and more. It features state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems and can accommodate hundreds of guests at a time.
Iggy's is a bar from which people have come to expect much more than just a drink. There are 14 TVs on which you can catch all the live sporting action, a complete food menu, and the most popular bit, karaoke. You can sing your favorite songs at the bar with friends all day long, and in front of a packed room between 7p and 4a. You can also use the venue for private events, of which the kids' karaoke parties are perhaps the most popular.
A historic women’s club located in Bronxville, New York, it was built in the year 1928. It is a Colonial Revival style building designed by a notable local architect of that time. It is a brick concrete structure with white exteriors, in a T-shaped format. The center pavilion is flanked by two smaller ones on both sides, all of which have slanting gable roofs with extended windows and chimneys on the roof. Currently, the ground floor is occupied as an auditorium.