OBIE and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy will premier his new piece, Labyrinth in October at the Abrons Arts Center.

Arts Watch: Abrons Announces a Season of Celebratory Premieres

The OBIE award winning Abrons Arts Center is celebrating the centenary of the Henry Street Settlement Playhouse this year by devoting much of the 2014-2015 season to exciting new work. …

Whole Foods Popup Gallery

Last Call for Visual Artists to Submit Work For Whole Foods Pop-Up Gallery

The L.E.S. B.I.D. and Whole Foods Bowery are teaming up to fill a pop-up gallery with Lower East Side-inspired artwork inside the Whole Foods …

Jason Goodman and Andrea Trovato star in Vagabond, directed by Arianna De Giorgi, at FringeNYC. (© EXTRATeatro)

Arts Watch: 18th Annual NYC Fringe Festival Kicks Off Tonight

The 18th Annual NYC International Fringe Festival is up and running, featuring works from over 200 solo performers and companies for the next 16 days. …

Hester Street Fair Mini Golf

9-Hole LES Themed Mini Golf Comes to the Hester Street Fair

Our friends at the Hester Street Fair are getting out the clubs and creating a 9 hole mini golf course that will wind through …

Photo via Cinemax.

Soderbergh’s “The Knick,” Shot Partly on Orchard Street, Premieres Friday

A very impressive press kit arrived on our doorstep in the form of an old fashioned doctor’s bag filled with all sorts of gory goodies, including a preview of Cinemax’s new series, “The Knick.” …

Mendy's Latkes

Feed Me a Story: Mendy’s Cauliflower Latkes

This week, Feed Me a Story presents a continuation of their interview with Mendy Erez. In this installment, Mendy teaches us how to make cauliflower latkes with matzo meal from the neighborhood factory Streit’s. …

Photo by Andre Richards

Photo: Traffic Light Nest

Photo by Andre Richards

Thanks to Lo-Down reader Andre Richards for sending along this photo taken on East 8th Street and Avenue D, noting, …

Mendy's Sheyn Vi Di Levone

Feed Me a Story: Mendy’s Sheyn Vi Di Levone

We are posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that was featured …

Victor Fung photo by Traven Rice

My LES: Victor Fung

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with gallery owner and muralist Victor Fung. …

Shakespeare in the Parkinglot gears up for it's final season of the Bard's classics performed in the lot on Broome Street.

Arts Watch: What To Do in July

Shakespeare in the Parkinglot gears up for it’s final season of the Bard’s classics performed in the lot on Broome Street.

Some highlights from …

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King's Pork Larb

Feed Me a Story: King’s Pork Larb

We are posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that was featured …

Diana Slack

Feed Me a Story: Diana’s Macaroni

This is number six, in our countdown of eight Lower East Side stories. In “Diana’s Macaroni” Diana teaches us to make a traditional Italian dish from her childhood. What’s the secret to Diana’s Macaroni, Meatballs & Sausage? …

Sturgeon Queens director Julie Cohen (center) flanked by the L.E.S. Film Festival directors, Damon Cardasis, Shannon Walker, Roxy Hunt and Tony Castle

Up Next at The L.E.S. Film Festival: Tough Love, Sci-Fi, Horror and More

The fourth annual L.E.S. Film Festival kicked off with a bang last Thursday night the Sunshine Cinema with their screening of The Sturgeon Queeens. …

Ludy

Feed Me a Story: Ludy’s Pasteles

We are posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that was featured …