Nehemiah Luckett in “Jazz Singer,” an experimental reinterpretation of the 1927 movie “The Jazz Singer.” Photo Credit: Maria Baranova

Abrons Arts Center Announces 2019-2020 Season

Abrons Arts Center has announced its new season touting a schedule that includes: 15 Premieres 7 Genre-extending movement-based performances 6 Powerful visual arts exhibitions 3 Conversation-sparking events and celebrations 3 Engaging music shows 2 Family-friendly events 2 Three-day music and art festivals …

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Nuyorican Poets Cafe Hosts 7th Annual Block Party This Saturday

The Nuyorican Poets Cafe hosts their 7th Annual Block Party this Saturday, July 13th, from 11am to 5pm on 3rd Street, between Aves. B …

Image: Nick Lawrence, Soto Family apartment, October 1969. Silver gelatin print.

Cuchifritos Project Examines Essex Crossing (SPURA) History

Now that the Artists Alliance gallery and project space, Cuchifritos, is settled in at the new Essex Market at 88 Essex Street, they are taking a close look into some of the history of this new location (formerly known as SPURA, the Seward Park Urban Renewal Area). …

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Woody Fu’s “Too Many Asians” Returns to UCB

If you missed Woody Fu‘s one-man comedy show, “Too Many Asians” last month, there are a couple more chances, beginning tonight, June 24, and …

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BIRDLINK, a Living Sculpture for Birds, Comes to Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Artist Anina Gerchick unveiled her latest BIRDLINK sculpture in Sara D. Roosevelt Park last Sunday. The living art sculpture made its way here after …

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“The Last Pig” Comes to the Lower East Side Film Festival for Closing Night

Emmy award winning director and producer Allison Argo’s documentary, THE LAST PIG, will screen as the closing night film at the Lower East Side Film …

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Shaina Feinberg’s Films Are a Family Affair (Interview)

A lot has happened since Shaina Feinberg’s first feature film, The Babymooners, won the Audience Award at the Lower East Side Film Festival in 2016. Not only is her second feature, Senior Escort Service, slated to kick off this year’s festival on Opening Night, but she’s since made the short film, Shiva, which screened at Tribeca in 2017, and a breakout six-part web series, Dinette, for BRIC TV. …

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The 32nd Annual Loisaida Festival Returns This Sunday, May 26

Everyone’s favorite neighborhood Latinx celebration returns for a 32nd year this Sunday, May 26, 2019, 12p-5p,on Avenue C, rain or shine. …

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Theater For The New City Celebrates 24th Annual LES Festival of the Arts

Theater For The New City hosts their 24th Annual Lower East Side Festival of the Arts over the long weekend. The festival runs May …

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First Street Green’s Open Mural Call is Now Open

Here is a mural call for First Street Green Art Park’s Spring/Summer 2019 projects: Centre-fuge Public Art Project invites you to submit a mural proposal for First Street Green Art Park. …