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Lower East Side Voices: La Lucha Continua

In our continuing series, Lower East Side Voices, we turn our focus to the community mural, “La Lucha Continua” in First Street Green Art Park. …

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Human Rights Arts Festival Relocates From St. Mary’s Church After Archbishop Objects to Gay Content

Organizers of the International Human Rights Arts Festival moved their event booked at St. Mary’s Church on Grand Street after Archbishop Timothy Dolan objected to two gay/transgender-themed performances. …

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Lower East Side Voices: Rooftop Legends Returns

Here’s another installment of our series – Lower East Side Voices. …

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Ai Weiwei Installs Another Art Work — This Time at 248 Bowery

Before the weekend, we put up some photos from the Essex Street Market, where artist/activist Ai Weiwei installed one of the site specific pieces …

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Ai Weiwei’s “Good Fences Make Good Neighbors” Arrives at the Essex Street Market

The artist Ai Weiwei will be making a big impression in New York during the next-week when his enormous citywide art exhibition, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, makes its debut. On the Lower East Side, we’re being treated to a preview. …

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“America’s First Play” Comes to Fraunces Tavern Museum

Downtown performance company Peculiar Works Project and the Fraunces Tavern Museum are teaming up to bring the first (published) American play, “ANDROBOROS: Villain of the State,” to the historic landmark for its world premier …

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Essex Crossing Developers Seek Proposals For 220-Foot Mural

The developers of Essex Crossing are seeking proposals for a gigantic mural to be created on the facade of 145 Clinton St. …

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Celebrate the Return of Rooftop Legends at New Design High School Saturday

If you haven’t trudged up the stairs of New Design High School to check out the newly renovation rooftop space you’ll have a chance this coming Saturday. …

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New Museum’s IdeasCity Happens This Saturday

The New Museum brings their bi-annual civic-minded festival, IdeasCity, back to Sara D. Roosevelt Park tomorrow for a full day of free …

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(Sponsored) At Abrons Arts Center’s Season Launch, Catch Lincoln Center’s Boro-Linc “La Casita” and Take Free Classes

“La Casita” includes performances by Lahore-born, Brooklyn-based musician Arooj Aftab, the Mariachi Academy of New York, and Latinx poetry collective El Grito de Poetas. In addition, Drop-in arts classes are FREE all day for art makers of all ages and every level of creative development. …