Local festival brings dance, theater and music to town at reasonable prices

Who said ticket prices for dance, theater and music were too high for the average New Yorker? In fact, usually they are but in January every year, the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) comes to town offering a multitude of artistic delights at very reasonable prices. Established 57 years ago and a New York City event since the '70s, the Washington DC-based organization offers a sampling of what's new and engaging from the US and abroad for industry professionals to select from and decide what to bring back to their communities in the coming year. While one must sign up for the conference to attend many events, just as many are open to the public. This year it took place throught January, with performances all over the city.