cmj 2014

DATA and The Brink Host Free CMJ Showcase at Louie & Chan

This Wednesday, LES-based Destination Artist Touring Agency (DATA) will host their first CMJ showcase at Louie & Chan. The event boasts free admission and appearances …

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Arts Watch: Talking With Mark Dendy, Prepping to Premiere “Labyrinth” at Abrons

Throughout Mark Dendy’s career, he has steadily defied expectations to work in defined categories. He is a choreographer/director/writer/dancer/performer. Or, as he puts it, “I have been working in this way–going back and forth between pure dance and opera and theater …

Lena Dunham, Soke Jonze at last night's Lowline benefit. Photos courtesy: Andrew Einhorn and Jammi York

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen Gives Lowline a Vote of Confidence

Lena Dunham, Spike Jonze at last night’s Lowline benefit. Photos courtesy: Andrew Einhorn and Jammi York

“Girls” star Lena Dunham and award-winning director …

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Arts Watch: Third Street Music School Presents Free Concert Series

Celebrating 120 years as New York City’s oldest community music school, Third Street Music School Settlement in the East Village will present a weekly …

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The CBGB Music & Film Festival Starts Today

Taking place today through Sunday, October 12th, the massive CBGB Festival presents music, films, industry talks and special events at a variety of venues throughout …

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Seattle-based Trio, Barcelona, Comes to Mercury Lounge

Dance-rock, indie pop and electronica are all ways to describe the catchy sounds of Seattle-based trio, Barcelona. The group has been recording music for …

Miranda July, "Somebody," 2014 (still, featuring July). Video, dir. Miranda July. The artist will speak about "Somebody," her new messaging service, at the New Museum on October 9th.

Arts Watch: What To Do In October

Here are some highlights from our October L.E.S. events calendar, first published in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine. …

Essex Crossing conceptual rendering. SHoP Architects.

Plans Filed For 24-Story Essex Crossing Tower; 14 Screen Theater Planned (Updated)

Essex Crossing conceptual rendering. SHoP Architects.

This morning, preliminary plans were filed with the city for the building that will become the centerpiece …

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Arts Watch: Edinburgh’s Forest Fringe Microfestival Comes to Abrons

This weekend an Edinburgh Festival Sensation, Forest Fringe, will be transforming the Abrons Arts Center into an experimental, building-wide microfestival for its New York …

Pier 42 fall festival 2014. Photo by: Hester Street Collaborative.

East River Park Celebration Coming Up Saturday

Pier 42 fall festival 2014. Photo by: Hester Street Collaborative.

This past weekend, local organizations sponsored a fall festival at Pier 42, including …