BGSQD owners Donnie Jochum and Greg Newton with author Edmund White. Photo by Lee Brozgol.

Pop-Up Queer Bookstore Hosts Edmund White Reading

Edmund White with BGSQD owners Donnie Jochum and Greg Newton. All photos by Lee Brozgol.

“I wanted to call this book ‘Paris Gossip,’ …

Reid Farringtons's A Christmas Carol at Abrons Arts Center. Photo courtesy of Abrons Arts Center

Review: A Post-Modern Christmas Carol at Abrons

John Forkner in Reid Farringtons’s A Christmas Carol at Abrons Arts Center. Photo courtesy of Abrons Arts Center

Reid Farrington’s A Christmas Carol starts …

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Dan Black Makes a Splash at Le Baron

Dan Black at Le Baron. Photo by Amanda Segur.

A stylish, excited and absolutely not sober crowd packed Le Baron Monday night for musician …

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One Woman’s Scent on Display at Envoy Enterprises

Sweat #5 (S5), 2012, collected on 08.04.2011 – tears essence, glass, brass, 3 x 2 x 2 inches (via Envoy Enterprises)

The crowd outside …

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Politics, Media and Protest in El Regreso De Los Dinosaurios at Abrons

El Regreso De Los Dinosaurios opening. Photo courtesy of Adrian Saldana.

Mexican Car Bombs were flowing freely at the Abrons Art Center’s gallery where …

Ricky Powell Himself

Ricky Powell Charms With “Oh No He Didn’t” Photos

MCA by Ricky Powell

Ricky Powell’s photographs forever capture downtown New York and the Lower East Side as a dangerous, idealistic place filled with …

Greta Jane Pedersen as Isis and cast members in the World Premiere of The Etiquette of Death. Photo by Ves Pitts.

A Macabre Celebration, The Etiquette of Death at La MaMa

Brandon Olson as Joey Girdler (center) and cast members in the World Premiere of The Etiquette of Death. Photo by Ves Pitts

Death …

The Neighborhood School's 20th Anniversary.  All photos courtesy of Lee Brozgol.

Celebrating 20 Years With The Neighborhood School

The Neighborhood School's 20th Anniversary. All photos courtesy of Lee Brozgol.

Everything looks smaller when you return to the past. Wednesday night, The …

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Review: A Ribald Tribute to Jackie Curtis at La MaMa

Jackie Curtis was a Lower East Side legend. The actor, writer and singer would perform as both a man and a woman throughout his career, …

Still Image from Think of Me. Photo by Bryan Hainer

Review: Bryan Wizemann’s ‘Think of Me’

Image from Think of Me. Photo by Bryan Hainer

Sultry sadness is a single mom living off the Vegas strip, struggling to …

Bryan Zanisnik: Every Inch a Man, site-specific installation and performance, 2012

Bryan Zanisnik on Hoarding, Philip Roth and the Absurdity of Failure

Bryan Zanisnik: Every Inch a Man, site-specific installation and performance, 2012

Home is where your stuff is. In Bryan Zanisnik’s latest installation, Every …

Alan Tudyk in That Beautiful Laugh at La MaMa. Photo courtesy of The Artigiani Troupe.

Clowning Around With Actor Alan Tudyk at La MaMa

Alan Tudyk in That Beautiful Laugh at La MaMa. Photo courtesy of The Artigiani Troupe.

These days, it seems clowns have a bad …

Still from A Little Closer, a film by Matthew Petock, which opened the L.E.S. Film Festival last night.

L.E.S. Film Festival Opens with Scenes of Longing and Stark Landscapes

Still from A Little Closer, a film by Matthew Petock, which opened the L.E.S. Film Festival last night.

The L.E.S. Film Festival opened to …

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Boo Hooray Gallery Celebrates Counterculture Icon Ed Sanders

When I first spoke with Ed Sanders, Fugs co-founder and Lower East Side royalty, for Interview Magazine, he expanded my mind. His perspective …

"Go Hard 2011" by INDIE 184. Photo credit: Royal Young.

Royal Young: “Rather Unique” at Woodward Gallery

"Go Hard 2011" by Indie184. Photo credit: Royal Young.

Street art, of course, has a legendary history on the Lower East Side. From graffiti …