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Nuyorican Poets Cafe Thrives on the Lower East Side

Sarah Matusek checked in with the Nuyorican Poets Cafe for this video from New York City News Service. …

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7S Art Gallery Highlights a Refined Chinese Lifestyle

Scarlett Kuang, from New York City News, brings us this look at the Chinatown gallery, 7S Art Gallery. She writes: “7s is an art gallery in Chinatown, celebrating refined Chinese Lifestyle. The revival of Chinese fine art in NYC shows a shift in the demographics of immigrants in the U.S.” …

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Inside First Street Green Park

Continuing our partnership with New York City News at Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, here’s a look at 1st Street Green …

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Lower East Side Galleries Push for More Visitors

Hoping to encourage more foot traffic, gallery owners Leslie Heller and Bart Keijsers Koning recently kicked off the inaugural L.E.S. Art Week, featuring exhibits …

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Raquel Cion Returns to Pangea With Her “Soul Love” for David Bowie

Performer Raquel Cion brings her popular “alt cabaret” show, Me & Mr. Jones: My Intimate Relationship With David Bowie, back to Pangea (178 2nd Ave.) this weekend. If you missed it last spring, the show promises to explore a “lifelong soul love for David Jones, a.k.a. David Bowie’s artistry and humanity… …

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Anthony Bourdain’s Lower East Side Episode Airs Sunday Night

The episode of Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown,” shot on the Lower East Side not long before his death, will air Sunday night on CNN. …

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Urban Archive and Think!Chinatown to Host Scavenger Hunt

Urban Archive and Think!Chinatown are throwing an historical scavenger hunt in Chinatown this weekend, Sunday Oct. 28 at 1:30p. The event is part of …

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Inaugural L.E.S. Art Week Kicks off With a Focus on Female Artists

Starting tonight, 24 Lower East Side galleries, all within walking distance of each other, will kick off the inaugural L.E.S. Art Week, featuring exhibits …

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Celebrate Debut of “Round Robin” Trilingual Newspaper Oct. 27

During the summer, there was a mobile art studio set up near the Seward Park Library as part of a community-driven exhibition and public …

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L.E.S. Film Fest Winner, Wobble Palace, Opens at Metrograph on Friday

Wobble Palace, the quirky, hilariously cringe-inducing indie film that won best feature at this year’s Lower East Side Film Festival is opening theatrically at …