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Arts + Culture

Don’t Stray Away

| MON, AUG 26, 2019

A Brand New Family-Friendly Musical Hits The 14Y Theater in September! Here at the 14th Street Y, we celebrate all members of our community, even our furry friends! In honor of National…

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Healing Power of Dance

| THU, JUL 25, 2019

Today, September 27, is National Dance Day and what better way to celebrate than to highlight our own fitness instructor Johari Mayfield, who is an accomplished dancer in her own…

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Love, Happiness, and Authenticity

| THU, JUL 18, 2019

Last month marked a momentous moment for the LGBTQIA+ community as New York City celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and the first ever WorldPride hosted in the…

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The Person I was Created To Be

| FRI, MAY 31, 2019

This year marks my seventh anniversary since moving to New York from California to pursue a career as a professional dancer. I came here in 2012, fresh out of college…

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Sophomore Season of #NastyWomen Ends with a Bang

| FRI, MAY 10, 2019

Wonder Women. Bat Girl. Moana. Mommy. These were the most common responses when I asked preschool girls who their favorite super heroes are. I loved their responses, especially Mommy, because…

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Friendly’s Fire—A Conversation with Playwright John Patrick Bray

| FRI, MAY 03, 2019

Associate Artistic Director David Stallings and playwright John Patrick Bray discuss Bray’s upcoming production, Friendly’s Fire, at the 14Y Theater. Bray discusses growing up in a small town and how…

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Non-Binary Dance—A Conversation with MICHIYAYA Dance

| FRI, APR 12, 2019

Over the last two 14Y Theater seasons, I’ve had the opportunity to see and experience a variety of incredible dance performances here in our beautiful black box theater. One in…

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Strength in the face of Loss, Struggle, and War

| MON, APR 08, 2019

Rather than discussing walls and barriers, we at the 14th Street Y see art as a bridge to different cultures and a medium to celebrate their place in our shared…

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Celebrating Rebellious Women: From Vashti to The Sinless

| THU, MAR 21, 2019

When we think about female rebellion nowadays, our thoughts automatically picture marches, signs, social media, and hashtags. There is an accepted concept that the louder we cry, the more our…

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Be So Much More The Man

| THU, MAR 14, 2019

An Interview between London Griffith, Producer of M. Beth Productions & Kyla McHale, Director of M.Beth. At the start of this project, we knew, as producers, that we wanted an…

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