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Address: 1395 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10128-1612
Phone Number: +1 212-415-5500
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Poetry readings.

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One of NYC's greatest cultural institutions

Nothing rivals the 92nd street Y for culture, music the arts and plain fun. Coming here for a concert and lecture is a fun way to spend a late summer day on a Sunday. I highly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 18, 2016
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Astoria, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Nothing rivals the 92nd street Y for culture, music the arts and plain fun. Coming here for a concert and lecture is a fun way to spend a late summer day on a Sunday. I highly recommend for tourists and locals alike.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I like the venue. Too bad it requires getting through security with a worse attitude than TSA. Every day I go in I am stopped and searched. I walked directly outside for less than 5 minutes did not walk anywhere else and when I returned I was literally chased through the lobby by 4! Security guards because I was wearing... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

I can never say enough about the treasures available at this venue. I attended Opening Night in October 2015, George Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue performed in its original jazz form by pianist Ted Rosenthal. As his fingers struck the last keys, he vaulted off his bench just as the audience rose on their feet with absolute abandon! Also on hand,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2016

The lovely hall here is really a delight to hear any type of string quartet, small orchestral grouping or noted speakers. The sight lines are excellent but DO NOT sit upstairs as the seats are very uncomfortable and small. The auditorium slopes down so that no one blocks you in front and are spacious enough for all but the largest... More 

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Kinnelon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This excellent panel discussion introduced us to 92Y programs. It exceeded our expectations. All panel members were articulate, astute & passionate about their " entrepreneur ship". We subsequently signed up for two more programs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

The 92Y Harkness Dance Center offers an array of performances, classes, workshops and intensives. It is one of the premier presenting organizations in NYC due to its breadth and depth of dance/movement categories and techniques.

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Albany, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

We visited for a very busy event. Kirsten Gillibrand interviewed Cory Booker. Even though there were loads of people there, the staff handled the crowds very well. The seats are bit tight, as most old theaters are, but it was a good experience.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2016

Attended event in performance space. In lobby, saw signs for upcoming events & classes. Wish lived in area, could be busy every day.

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Gil Shaham is one of the best violinists in the world. His rendition of Bach was extraordinary. I found that the video presentation that was shown on the screen behind him a distraction. Far from adding anything to the performance, it was a source of annoyance. The pictures had nothing to do with the music and were mostly ugly to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2015

I had a great experience at 92nd Street Y when I had the pleasure of attending the event 'Richard Lewis in conversation with JB Smoove' back in May. The venue was intimate and the atmosphere relaxed. Coming from the UK and being a big fan of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' it was a great experience to see these two comedians in... More 

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