the traveler's resource guide to festivals & films
a site
part of Insider Media llc.

Connect with us:


NY Times Travel Show '15 Helps You Decide Where to go Once Winter Thaws

Representing over 150 countries, the New York Times Travel Show (January 23 - 25 2015) returns to the Jacob Javits Center (655 West 34th Street, New York, NY) to help you plan your next trip for when these hellish winter months are behind us. Learn about the latest travel tech (What kind of iPhone case do I need to protect my phone from a coral reef?), what are the new hot travel trends (what corner of this globe isn’t choked with tourists?), and a chance to try some cuisine from the top resorts and hotels (GIMMIE!).

Enlightening panels explore everything from travel in Rwanda, to exploring Japan, to how to save the most money possible and avoid getting suckered into scams, even a guide to LGBT travel. Check out book signings from your favorite travel authors, while learning about top vacation spots that might be on the other side of the globe or under your nose. The NY Times Travel Show is the last destination you need to visit before you can set email’s away message.

To learn more, go to:

The New York Times Travel Show
January 23 - 25, 2015

Jacob Javits Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

The NY Boat Show Sets Sail at Javits Center

Sometimes you just need to sail away from all your troubles. What you sail away on could be anything from a canoe to a luxury yacht with state of the art GPS and tech. To help you decide you aquatic R&R vehicle of choice there’s the New York Boat Show (Jan 21 – 25, 2015) at the Jacob Javits Center  (655 West 34th Street, New York, NY). Top boating dealers and manufacturers will be exhibiting the latest and greatest vessels for your sear fairing getaway, whether it's with the family or just you to enjoy the peace and quiet of the ocean.

An interactive learning center has been set up to help you learn better boat matinence and an antiques engine exhibit takes you back in time to look at the proud history of nautical vessels going back to the start of the 20th century. With activities and atractions for all ages, the NY Boat Show is a must see for those seeking the... ocean.

To learn more, go to:

The New York Boat Show
January 21 – 25, 2015

Jacob Javits Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

APAP NYC Educates the Entertainment Industry

The Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) on January 9 - 13, 2015, will be putting on the latest edition of the APAP NYC conference at the New York Hilton Midtown (1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019), bringing together thousands of professionals from the performing arts industry together for a unique networking opportunity. Along with seminars and concerts, APAP features speakers from throughout the entertainment industry providing advice on everything from tapping into the right audiences to altering your business model.

Speakers include:

  • Rosanne Cash
  • Misty Copeland
  • Ira Glass
  • Dr. Ahmad Naser Sarmast
  • Angélique Kidjo
  • Tanya Tagaq

And more…

APAP NYC provides a great oportunity for people in the entertainment industry to network while also getting advice from creative minds young and old alike.

To learn more, go to:

January 9 - 13, 2015

The New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

Jazz Connect Conference in NYC

Stan Lee (yes, of Marvel Comics, true believers) once said that there are two great American art forms: comic books, and jazz. While there may not be any web-slinging or uncanny super powers, January 8 - 9, 2015 does bring us the Jazz Connect Conference, presented by JazzTimes and the Jazz Forward Coalition at Saint Peter’s Church (619 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022). With a plethora of panels and workshops, the Jazz Connect Conference brings Christian McBride of NPR’s Jazz Night in America, along with Somi, Francisco Mea, Randall, Bob Belden, and more speakers and musicians to examine the rich history of jazz.

The theme of the conference is “Strength Through Community” embodying the conference’s wide range of panels and workshops to help educate veteran and amateur musicians alike. Topics explored include political activism, DIY labels, radio programming, and discussions on trends in the music business. The Jazz Connect Conference is two days celebrating and strengthening one of the great American art forms, and a style of music unlike any other.

To learn more, go to:

Jazz Connect Conference
January 8 – 9, 2015

Saint Peter’s Church
619 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Newsletter Sign Up

Upcoming Events

No Calendar Events Found or Calendar not set to Public.