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“Tom Finkelpearl is the lead voice for the arts and culture of New York City,” Mayor Bill de Blasio told a crowd at the Queens Museum this afternoon.

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Get ready for some conversation!

Post image for This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Fiery Paintings and an Opera Called “Crash”

So, so much to do.

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Last Thursday Brooklyn Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna reframed the affordable workspace debate from what artists need to what artists can offer their communities.

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Will the Waterfront Building on 27th street continue to be a district for the emerging arts? Real estate prices are rising everywhere in the city, and with the respected Winkleman Gallery moving out of the building after its lease expired this March, we wondered whether this was the beginning of another neighborhood change.