725 River Rd.
Edgewater, NJ 07020
Phone: (201) 943-3131
Fax: (201) 943-7502
Located in New York, this music school is a well-known institution for budding musicians. With a knowledgeable faculty, this school has all the features for honing and refining musical talents. It offers a range of degrees and diplomas in music. The institute has a huge campus and the John C. Borden Auditorium provides a venue for musicals and performances. Manhattan School of Music's libraries give students a wealth of resources with books ,LP's, CD's at their disposal. All in all, this is a great venue and an even better institute for those who have a ear and talent for music. Harry Connick Jr., Billy Joel, John Lewis and Phil Woods have been some of the schools esteemed students.
Housed in the Riverside Church, the Riverside Theater is the cultural and social platform of the church. It regularly presents a variety of theatrical works, musicals and events that helps bring forth the creative ability in the youth. A great place to come by and spend a time with something that will not only engage you but inspire you as well. Do check out their official website for details on schedules and tickets.
The LeFrak Gymnasium in Barnard Hall is a multi-purpose venue used for sports events, lectures and theatrical productions. With evocative shows like Tierno Bokar and competitive sports match ups, LeFrak Gymnasium is an event hall which caters to all interests. Ticket prices are discounted for students. See their website for upcoming events.
Having the capacity to hold over 15,000 spectators, Wien Stadium is mainly used for conducting football matches, apart from occasionally playing lacrosse. Also you can see regularly conducted athletic events. Home to Columbia University Lions, this stadium opened in 1984.
The skating court at the Riverbank State Park turns into an ice skating rink every winter, welcoming visitors from all over the city looking for some winter recreation. The rink is situated by the Hudson River, with beautiful views at the other side of the river as well. Admission prices are minimal, and one can also rent skates or enroll for ice skating lessons. If you wish to hold a special event here, you can rent the entire rink too.
Being a home to Columbian Lions basketball team, this venue is one if the most popular venues in the city. Located at Columbian University in New York this place serves as a sports arena and a gymnasium for the students of the University. If you love sports and wish to catch a game or two, then this is the right place. So come along with your group of friends and have a great time at this fun place. Don't worry however large your group is, this 3,408 seater arena has place for all.
An extension of Columbia University, Barnard College is a renowned women's college. Nestled in the College is Barnard Hall, which was built in 1917. With a total of 79,000 square footage, the Hall is used for several purposes, from classrooms and gymnasium facilities to performance areas. Various performances take place here, so, if you want to experience great new works, look no further.
The Miller Theater is on a mission, and a noble one at that. They are jump starting the public's interest in the arts with one innovative performance at a time. The venue features concerts, film screenings, academic lectures, theater performances, and so-on. Praised for its originality and bravery, the Miller theater is guaranteed to entertain, shock, infuriate, sadden, tickle, coddle, and give hope to humanity.
Street fairs are quite common around New York and Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem comes alive for the same. From parades to street parties, holiday fun or even community rallies, Amsterdam Avenue gives heart to Harlem. Events on this street are local and small scale but to know more you can always call the New York tourist line +1 800 225 5687 (toll free).
Located on the campus of City College of New York, Aaron Davis Hall holds a 750-seat proscenium theater, a 175-seat experimental theater, and a 75-seat rehearsal studio-workshop. It hosts both student and professional performances including the Dance Theater of Harlem, the New York City Opera National Company, and is affiliated with Harlem Stage. Renowned and celebrated artists have hosted their performances here. It introduces the students to the world beyond the classroom.
Synod Hall located in the grand Cathedral of St. John the Divine is a primary venue for religious meetings and events. Located on the southern grounds of the world's largest Gothic cathedral, the hall is also a venue for group exhibitions and displays. The historic Feast of St. Francis is celebrated at this church venue. Visit website for more information.
Students at the City College of New York have access to a great sport facility in the form of the Nat Holman Gymnasium. With a seating capacity of 20,000 people, this gymnasium located in the basement of the Marshak Science Building is the site of sporting events like basketball & volleyball games. It has also played host to fencing competitions & other intramural events.