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A new NYC Met exhibit explores the complicated role water plays for indigenous groups

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Cara Romero, "Water Memory," 2015 Cara Romero/Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York hide caption

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A provocative exhibit at NYC's Met Museum takes a new point of view

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Chris Herbie Holland (L.) as Tio and Marcel Spears as Juicy in Fat Ham at New York's Public Theater. Joan Marcus/Public Theater hide caption

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Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Fat Ham' takes 'Hamlet' in unexpected directions

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Encore: A new app guides visitors through NYC's Chinatown with hidden stories

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A new app guides visitors through NYC's Chinatown with hidden stories

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Artist Jill Magid had 120,000 pennies inscribes with, "The body was already so fragile." Tender (film), 2021 hide caption

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She inscribed 120,000 NYC pennies with a pandemic message. Is one in your pocket?

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Public art project 'Tender' explores the vulnerability of our economy and bodies

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Early opera recordings on wax cylinders 1900–1904, recorded by Lionel Mapleson. Robert Kato Lionel/New York Public Library hide caption

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Mystery recordings will now be heard for the first time in about 100 years

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Is It Theater? Chekhov's 'The Seagull' Adaptation For The Sims 4 To Stream On Twitch

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The 1970 New York City Pride Parade commemorated an uprising at the The Stonewall Inn the year before. Roger Gaess/Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image hide caption

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New York City Celebrates 50 Years Of Pride Parades

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