12th Annual Holiday Train Show
Chug-a, chug-a, chug-a, chug-a, choo-choo! Stop by the 12th Annual Holiday Train Show at Grand Central this weekend to relive your childhood as you marvel at the workings of a Lionel model train layout that travels through New York City, into the country and up to the North Pole. Walk around and peruse the artwork of Maira Kalman, author and illustrator of the... » more
Dozens of autobiographical one-person shows have come and gone since Billy Crystal stormed Broadway in 2004 with "700 Sundays," his Tony-winning tribute to his father, who died of a heart attack when Crystal was just 15 years old, and growing up in Eisenhower-era Long Island with an unshakable desire to become an entertainer.
Seeing as few of these shows, if any, have surpassed Crystal's... » more
The film adaptation of best-selling erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" has been pushed back to 2015, studio Universal Pictures said on Wednesday.
The film was originally set to be released on Aug. 1, 2014, but is now scheduled to be in cinemas on Feb. 13, 2015, in time for Valentine's Day.
Universal did not give a reason for postponing the film's release date, but casting... » more
Taylor Swift is getting ready to rock the famed Victoria's Secret runway.
The country singer will perform at Wednesday's VS Fashion Show at the Lexington Armory, the lingerie giant announced Tuesday.
Fall Out Boy, Neon Jungle and Great Big World are also set to perform while the gorgeous models strut their stuff. Those ladies include Alessandra Ambrosio, Adriana Lima, Karlie Kloss and... » more
Adam Sandler filming a scene from his movie "The Cobbler" at Delmonico's Restaurant in the Financial District
Michael Pitt hanging out at Lil Charlie's
Bryan Greenberg dines solo at Ken and Cook
Travie McCoy giving an impromptu two-song performance (including "Billionaire," his hit with Bruno Mars) at Bounce Sporting Club
RJ Mitte having... » more
DOC NYC, the all-documentary festival kicking off at the IFC Center and the SVA Theatre tomorrow night, is big.
How big, you ask?
Try 132 nonfiction films and events. That's 73 features, 39 shorts and 20 panel discussions.
In other words, it's the largest documentary fest in the United States.
DOC NYC begins with the local premiere of Errol Morris' "The Unknown Known,"... » more
Former "Saturday Night Live" funnyman Will Forte takes a risky turn with "Nebraska," a black-and-white family dramedy from director Alexander Payne that premiered in May at the Cannes Film Festival and is already garnering plenty of award-season buzz for his co-star, Bruce Dern.
The actors play a bickering father-and-son duo in the film, a road trip feature opening this... » more
Over the last few years, it seems as if most successful new musicians have gone in one of two completely opposite directions: electronica or roots music.
Indiana's Houndmouth falls squarely in the latter camp, delivering harmony-drenched Americana that will hit the sweet spot for fans of The Band or recent acts like The Lumineers.
amNewYork spoke with singer and keyboardist Katie Toupin.
Did... » more
Leonardo DiCaprio celebrated his 39th birthday in a big -- make that very big -- way.
The Hollywood heavy hitter threw a star-studded bash at TAO Downtown on Sunday night that included a post- dinner concert from rapper Kanye West and an appearance from West's fiance, Kim Kardashian.
"Kanye West and 2 Chainz took the stage and performed a full concert," a partygoer told us.
Besides... » more
Indie-rock outfit Metric has headlined arenas across Canada, performed with the Rolling Stones and Lou Reed, and played main stages of festivals around the world. This fall, though, the band is on the road in a supporting role, as the main support act for pop-punkers Paramore.
amNY caught up with Emily Haines, Metric's lead singer, to talk about touring, 10-year anniversaries and the passing... » more