Photos courtesy of Verlaine.

New Mural at Verlaine Highlights Nelson Mandela’s Message of Love

Photos courtesy of Verlaine.

The national and international news headlines this summer have been pretty grim. The Michael Brown shooting in Missouri, the Staten …

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Reunion of the Lower East Side Bands – Saturday at East River Park

Additional details from the organization’s press release:

On Saturday, August 30, L.E.S. CREATIVE PEOPLE IN ACTION, Inc., a grassroots organization supporting the musical …

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Louis CK at East River Park: See the Scene That Won Him an Emmy

If you’re a fan of Louie on FX, you already know quite a few scenes are shot on the Lower East Side.  One of …

OBIE and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy will premier his new piece, Labyrinth in October at the Abrons Arts Center.

Arts Watch: Abrons Announces a Season of Celebratory Premieres

The OBIE award winning Abrons Arts Center is celebrating the centenary of the Henry Street Settlement Playhouse this year by devoting much of the 2014-2015 season to exciting new work. …

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Last Call for Visual Artists to Submit Work For Whole Foods Pop-Up Gallery

The L.E.S. B.I.D. and Whole Foods Bowery are teaming up to fill a pop-up gallery with Lower East Side-inspired artwork inside the Whole Foods …

Featured retailer: By Robert James.

Block Party Sept. 7 Kicks Off Fall Art, Fashion Season on Lower East Side

Photo by Ethan Ries.

Summer isn’t over quite yet, but soon it will be time to turn our attention to fall fashion week …

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The Harmonica Lewinskies Come to Pianos

If you’re looking for a fun, late night show after the stress and monotony of the week, perhaps you’ll find comfort in letting loose …

Jason Goodman and Andrea Trovato star in Vagabond, directed by Arianna De Giorgi, at FringeNYC. (© EXTRATeatro)

Arts Watch: 18th Annual NYC Fringe Festival Kicks Off Tonight

The 18th Annual NYC International Fringe Festival is up and running, featuring works from over 200 solo performers and companies for the next 16 days. …

Photo via Cinemax.

Soderbergh’s “The Knick,” Shot Partly on Orchard Street, Premieres Friday

A very impressive press kit arrived on our doorstep in the form of an old fashioned doctor’s bag filled with all sorts of gory goodies, including a preview of Cinemax’s new series, “The Knick.” …

Poet Mykki Blanco will perform August 7 at 7 p.m.

SummerStage Returns to East River Park Tonight

 

Poet Mykki Blanco will perform at the East River Park Amphitheater on August 7 at 7 p.m.

In the final days of summer, City …