- READER REVIEWS
The idyllic six-acre Conservatory Garden reopened in 1937 is Central Park's only formal garden. Named for a huge glass conservatory that formerly stood on the site, it is actually three separate gardens representing different landscape styles: Italian, French, and English. The Conservatory is a favorite wedding spot, and on weekends the bevy of brides rivals even the blossoms.
- A 24-Decade History of Popular Music
- St. Ann's Warehouse
Taylor Mac&rsquo;s long-gestating project: a series of eight three-hour theatrical concerts (and one 24-hour marathon on October 8) covering American music from 1776 to the present. Expect themes like &#147;Founding Father Drag, Women&rsquo;s Lib, and Crazy Jane&#148; (1776&#150;1806) and &#147;A March, a Riot, and a Backroom Sex Party&#148; (1956&#150;86), plus very sparkly clothes. More »