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Al Orensanz, Longtime Director of Orensanz Center, Has Died at the Age of 74

Al Orensanz, the beloved director of the Angel Orensanz Center, died this past Saturday at the age of 74. …

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The New Museum Debuts Collectors’ Dream Show, “The Keeper”

On Wednesday, the New Museum debuted their latest exhibit, The Keeper, an exhibition dedicated to artist-collectors and quirky collections of all sorts. …

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Pier 42 Community Day Coming Up on Saturday

There’s a chance to give a section of Pier 42 a little TLC this coming weekend.

Plans to create a new park on the …

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In Chinatown, a Conversation About New York’s Newest Art Gallery Scene

Yesterday, The W.O.W. Project hosted the second event in their Summer Series of workshops and discussions. The panel discussion titled “Chinatown: New York’s Newest Art Gallery Scene?” was a conversation on how the emergence of art spaces throughout Chinatown is affecting the neighborhood. …

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The Lost Arcade Opens at the Metrograph August 12

On August 12th, The Lost Arcade, a documentary about the end of old-school arcade culture in New York City, opens theatrically at the Metrograph. …

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Ludlow Guitars Owner Predicts Brighter Future In Brooklyn

Although sorry to leave their Ludlow home, the shop’s owner, Kaan Howell, predicts a prosperous future for his shop and is finding ways to extend its reach beyond sales. …

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Cake Shop is Trying Once Again to Find Business Partners

The Ludlow Street music venue, Cake Shop, has struggled to stay afloat in recent years. Those struggles continue. Here’s the pitch that landed in our in-box a short time ago from co-owner Nick Bodor: …

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A Strong Debut For Seward Park Summer Movie Series

A big, diverse crowd turned out last night to watch The Wizard of Oz in Seward Park. The free event was hosted by the …

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Paul Rudnick Joins Randy Cohen For “Person Place Thing” at the Museum at Eldridge

Next Wednesday at the Museum at Eldridge Street, humorist and Emmy-award winning writer Randy Cohen will host a live taping and talk of Person Place Thing, his radio interview show. …

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$50,000 Allocated For Community Programming at Pier 42

During the past few years, a portion of Pier 42 was used for pop-up arts and cultural events. It was part of a plan by a local coalition known as “Paths to Pier 42″ to reclaim the formerly neglected space near Montgomery Street. …