Nature Theater of Oklahoma’s “Life and Times” Episodes Come to Under the Radar

NTO’s Life and Times: Episode 1 Vienna 2010. Photo by Reinhard Werner

It’s worth a trip to the Public Theater this week for the Soho Rep’s production of the Nature Theater of Oklahoma’s Life and Times: Episodes 1-4.  The series, which is being presented by The Public as a special engagement for its 2013 Under the Radar Festival, is an epic show—an 11-hour exuberant celebration about “life.” And according to the Nature Theater of Oklahoma, “epic stories need epic forms.”

Chinatown Working Group Looks to Hire Planning Consultant

The Chinatown Working Group, a community coalition, is looking for a planning consultant.  The person hired will help in the “preparation of a planning proposal that is focused on the work of its Cultural, Affordability, Preservation & Zoning and Economic Development committees.”   The organization received a grant from the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation to pay for the project.  University Settlement is acting as the “fiscal conduit” for the grant.  You can find out more information here.

Community Healthcare Network Adds Dental Services on Lower East Side

The Community Healthcare Network at 150 Essex Street is adding a dental clinic beginning next month.  Patients of all ages will be accommodated.  There will be a full range of services, including cleanings, surgery and cosmetic dentistry. Appointments will be available Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with some Saturday appointments.

For more information call 212-477-1120 or visit CHN’s web site.

 

Morning Reads: Whole Foods Fire, Hurricane Aid, Peggy Shaw at Dixon Place

Fire breaks out at Whole Foods (Gothamist).

A vigil is held for Raphael Ward (NY1).

The House will try once again this week to approve Hurricane Sandy aid legislation (NYT).

St. Brigid’s to reopen soon (EV Grieve).

Peggy Shaw’s “Ruff” at Dixon Place: “a deadpan look at life before and after a stroke.” (NYT)

Good Morning!

Downtown...

Photo by Bahram Foroughi.

More rain through the morning hours with areas of dense fog and a high of 55.

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