Jenni Gil as Jack, Michael Johnnie Lynch as Dame Delancey, Matt Roper as Silly Simon. Photo by Don Spiro.

A New Twist on Holiday Fun Comes to Abrons with “Jack and the Beanstock”

The centuries old holiday tradition of the British Panto has been updated and adapted for our very own New York City neighborhood, the Lower East Side. The all inclusive, fun-for-the-whole-family production of Jack and the Beanstock arrives at Abrons next week, courtesy of local celebs, Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz (stars and creators of their hit show, Beauty and the Beast). …

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Quirky Menorah Collection Goes on Display at Museum at Eldridge Street This Week

Here’s something a little different for the holidays. On Thursday evening, the Museum at Eldridge Street is opening a quirky collection of menorahs — including versions shaped like a baseball diamond, a pink Cadillac and a matchbook. …

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Scenes From The Irishman’s Friday Night Shoot on the Lower East Side

Martin Scorsese’s, The Irishman, has moved on to the next locale after shooting on Orchard Street Friday evening. In a neighborhood that is at …

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Artist Adam Lucas Opens, “Some Grow Up, Others Grow Down” Tonight at 151 Canal

The somewhat anonymous Lower East Side artist previously known as Hanksy will debut his first exhibition tonight as Adam Lucas. …

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Resnick/Passlof Foundation Set to Open Exhibition Space in Restored Eldridge Street Synagogue

If all goes according to plan, the general public will be able to visit a restored synagogue building, the longtime home and studio of painter Milton Resnick, beginning in February of next year. …

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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. …