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New york

  1. 1. New YorkCulture and comtemporary life.<br />English<br />Wednesday, March 16th, 2011.<br />
  2. 2. New York City.<br />The culture of New York City is the city's size and variety, and its status as the culturalcapitalof the United States. <br />Many American movements first emerged in the city. <br />The city was the top place for jazz in the 1940’s, expressionism in the 1950s and Indie rock in the 2000’s, and the home of hip hop, punk rock, and the Beat Generation.<br />The city of New York is an important center for music, film, theater, dance and visual art and a major center of the global art market.<br />
  3. 3. Entertainmentand performingarts<br />Today, New York City is the second largest center for the film industry in the United States. The city has more than 2,000 arts and cultural organizations and more than 500 art galleries of all sizes.<br />In the 1880s New York City theaters on Broadway and along 42nd Street began featuring a new stage form that became known as the Broadway musical.<br />Strongly influenced by the city's immigrants, narratives often reflected themes of hope and ambition. Today these productions are a staple of the New York theater scene.<br />
  4. 4. Tourism<br />Tourism is one of New York City's most vital industries, with more than 40 million combined domestic and international tourists visiting each year in the past five years.<br />In 2010, New York City had a record number of tourists with 48.7 million.<br />Since the United States economy is still recovering, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's goal is to break the record again in 2012 by drawing more than 50 million tourists.<br />

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