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November's 'Midnight Moment' to Take Visitors on Visual Road Trip with Emilio Perez's DREAM SEASON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

In partnership with the Cuban Artists Fund, Times Square Arts will take the public on an abstract, visual road trip in Emilio Perez's Dream Season on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in November.

Times Square Arts Presents THE BEGINNING OF THE END ��" A Chance to Walk in a Human Kaleidoscope
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Times Square Arts, Cuban Artists Fund and Cuban artist Rachel Valdes Camejo bring The Beginning of the End, an interactive and reflective monument that asks visitors to investigate the relationship of the viewer to the object and its surrounding space, to the Broadway Plaza between 46th and 47th Streets from October 18 - November 21, 2016. An unveiling will take place on Tuesday, October 18th at 11:00 am.

Poetry Melts Across the Screens of Times Square with October's Midnight Moment
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

In partnership with the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) as part of FIAF's 2016 Crossing the Line Festival, Times Square Arts will highlight the human details that bring us together with Tim Etchells' Eyes Looking, which will appear on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in October. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by the Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. 

September's 'Midnight Moment' to Bring TANTRIS to Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

In partnership with the Metropolitan Opera and Gallery Met Shorts, Times Square Arts brings Elizabeth Peyton and Kristian Emdal's Tantris (Young Tristan) to Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight every night in September. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. 

Lori Zimmer to Present VOYAGE in Times Square, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

Influenced by imagery from Victorian patterns, letterpress printing, archetypal symbols, and apocalyptic themes, artist Beau Stanton – fresh from a massive commissioned mural for Dubai Walls – is known for his deeply metaphorical oil paintings that fuse these elements with modern environmental realities. Translating oil to animation, Stanton has preserved his antiquated language with a style that emulates early moving images, pulling inspiration from the zoetrope and the Lumiere brothers' cinematograph.

New York City Council to Rein in Times Square Costumed Characters with New Bill
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 7, 2016

The New York City Council is moving forward with wrangling in the costumed characters of Times Square.

Inappropriate Tickling! Elmo Dominates Times Square Alliance's Top Ten Tweets Complaining of Costumed Characters
by Michael Dale - Mar 28, 2016

Twitter documents instances of Times Square's costumed characters harassing pedestrians.

Times Square's Naked Cowboy Joins News Conference Addressing Costumed Characters & Hustlers
by Michael Dale - Mar 28, 2016

The city council has introduced legislation to regulate aggressive solicitation on pedestrian plazas.

Elected Officials & New Yorkers to Push for Regulation Against 'Aggressive' Costumed Characters in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

The Times Square Alliance and elected officials will join people who've experienced aggressive solicitation and harassment on the Times Square plazas at a news conference on Monday, March 28th at 11:00 AM on Duffy Square, 46th Street and Broadway, to detail the need for the City to regulate pedestrian plazas and to recount their negative experiences with hawkers and hustlers in Times Square.

December's Midnight Moment in Times Square Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Antony Nagelmann leads a journey across the Atlantic Ocean in a sailboat and imparts the extreme experiences and emotion faced along the way in The Odyssey, which will be shown on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight from December 1 to 30.  The footage was shot in Progressive HD taking advantage of the technology that only the signs in Times Square can offer.  This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. 

Arnold Schönberg's Erwartung - A Performance by Robin Rhode Set for Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

Robin Rhode imagines Austrian composer Arnold Schonberg's Erwartung (Expectation) in Arnold Schonberg's Erwartung - A Performance by Robin Rhode for the first-ever live production of an opera in Times Square on November 7th and 8th at 5:00 pm on the Broadway Plaza between 42nd and 43rd Streets. This is in partnership with Performa15, the world's largest performance art biennial.

Song, Urban App to Come of Times Square Arts' Fall & Winter Residencies at Crossroads
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Times Square Arts announced today the artists that will participate in their Residency at the Crossroads program for Fall 2015 and Winter 2015-2016. This fall's residency by writer, performer and choreographer Okwui Okpokwasili, in partnership with New York Foundation for the Arts, will explore the potential of creating one song from the disparate collection of voices that converge on Times Square. During the Winter of 2015-2016, as part of a six-month partnership with Eyebeam, composer Kenneth Kirschner & visualist and software designer Joshue Ott will develop a smartphone app that transforms the way that one sees and hears Times Square and other urban places.

Mayor de Blasio to Dig Up Times Square Pedestrian Plazas?
by Jessica Khan - Aug 21, 2015

Times Square tourists, theatergoers, street performers and local workers might have much less space to mingle if a proposal by Mayor Bill de Blasio moves forward. 

Times Square Arts Partners with Artist Collective FAILE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

FAILE will bring Wishing on You, an installation reimagining Asian prayer wheels in the context of Times Square's kaleidoscopic history, to the Broadway plaza between 42nd and 43rd Streets from August 17 - September 1, 2015. An unveiling will take place on Monday August 17th at 11:00am. The installation is presented in collaboration with FAILE's exhibition,

Osgemeo's Parallel Connection Named August Midnight Moment in Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Brazilian artist duo OSGEMEOS bring their iconic animated characters in the form of a new work, Parallel Connection, to interact with audiences through Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 pm to midnight each night in August. This project is a part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. 

Times Square Arts & Artist Collective Faile Parterning to Bring WISHING ON YOU to Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Brooklyn-based artist collaboration FAILE will bring Wishing on You, an installation reimagining Asian prayer wheels in the context of Times Square's kaleidoscopic history, to the Broadway plaza between 42nd and 43rd Streets from August 17 – September 1, 2015. An unveiling will take place on Monday August 17th at 11:00am. The installation is presented in collaboration with FAILE's exhibition, FAILE: Savage/Sacred Young Minds, running at the Brooklyn Museum from July 10- October 4, 2015.

Times Square Alliance & Make Music New York Partnering for Outdoor Concerts This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Times Square Alliance and Make Music New York have partnered on a special edition of Times Square NYC: Music at the Crossroads. The series of free, outdoor concerts on the Broadway Pedestrian Plazas in Times Square will take place weekdays from June 2-19 and will feature musicians from all five boroughs highlighting the diversity of the music scene in NYC. All participants will also be a part of Make Music New York on June 21. 

Summer Solstice Yoga in Times Square Set for 6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Times Square Alliance announced today that Solstice in Times Square, now in its 13th year, will take place Sunday, June 21.  The Times Square Alliance and presenting sponsor Athleta, a premier fitness and lifestyle apparel brand exclusively for women who live life on the go, will offer free “Mind Over Madness” yoga classes to celebrate the longest day of the year, June 21, beginning with the first class at 9:00 am. The free yoga classes will continue throughout the day until 7:00 pm – just before sunset.

TASTE OF TIMES SQUARE to Return This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The Times Square Alliance announces the return of Taste of Times Square - an outdoor food and music festival - featuring international flavors from the district's top restaurants and the city's best street performers at the Crossroads of the World.  More than fifty of Times Square's most popular culinary destinations will offer "tastes" ranging from $2-$6 on Monday, June 1 from 5:00 - 9:00pm. The event will be on 46th St. between Broadway and 9th Avenue (including historic Restaurant Row) as well as the Broadway Plazas between 45th and 47th Streets.

Andy Warhol Museum Presents Rare SCREEN TESTS as Part of MIDNIGHT MOMENTS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

The Andy Warhol Museum announces the public presentation of 10 rarely seen Andy Warhol Screen Tests on Times Square's electronic billboards from 11:57 p.m. to midnight each night in May 2015. The screenings are part of the ongoing project Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition (TSAC) and Times Square Arts. Among the Screen Tests shown are those of Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, Lou Reed, Harry Smith, and Edie Sedgwick.

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