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Cultural Excursions Are Just a Click Away

February 2, 2009 - For New Yorkers and visitors seeking new and exciting activities across the five boroughs, the Department of Cultural Affairs and New York City’s premier tourism organization, NYC and Company, have partnered to create a new online resource.

On Wednesday, January 21, 2009, Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate D. Levin joined Mayor Bloomberg, NYC and Company Chairman Emily Rafferty and President George Fertitta to launch, a one-stop resource for visitors and residents in search of restaurants, hotels, attractions and events. features the NYCulture Calendar, which includes cultural venues and more than 300 affordable events across the five boroughs. From tango in Queens to tigers in the Bronx, there’s something for everyone. Visitors have access to information about upcoming art exhibitions, science shows, children’s programs, historic houses, dance or music performances, and more – many of which are low-cost and family-friendly.

The calendar can be accessed at,, and through 311.

Your next cultural excursion is just a few clicks away.

How to Submit an Event to the NYCulture Calendar

If you are a nonprofit cultural institution and you would like to post your events to the NYCulture Calendar, visit and follow the submission instruction forms. Every Friday, events submitted to the NYCulture Calendar are linked to the culture calendar. Events are uploaded at the discretion of the Department of Cultural Affairs.

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