The Civilians bring their premier of "Pretty Filthy" to Abrons, a new musical about the porn industry.

Arts Watch: What To Do in February

Here are the highlighted events from our February events calendar, coming out in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine next week. …

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Arts Watch: Taylor Teen Ensemble to Perform at Open House on Saturday

 

The Taylor Teen Ensemble, which is selected by audition only, will be performing ahead of Taylor 2 this Saturday, in a free Open House …

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The Pre-Blizzard on Stanton Street

Our contributor, Flora Theden, sent along this shot of Arlene’s Grocery in the snow — …

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Here Are Some of Our Favorite Photos From 2014

The Williamsburg Bridge by Chris Castillo

One of our favorite features, as well as our readers’ favorite, is our “Good Morning” photo that we …

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Local Band, Zerobridge, Celebrates Record Release Tonight at Mercury Lounge

Ex-Lower East Sider, guitar guru and yes, former Lo-Down contributor (see JP’s Food Adventures), JP Bowersock has produced a new album, “Big Songs for …

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“Eating Delancey” Authors Celebrate Jewish Food at Tenement Talks

This Wednesday authors Aaron Rezny and Jordan Schaps will be at Tenement Talks sharing stories (and some great photos) of classic Jewish food from …

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Arts Watch: Joey Arias – Christmas With the Crawfords Comes to Abrons

Beginning this Wednesday, the always entertaining Joey Arias is teaming up with San Francisco’s Artfull Circle Theatre in what looks to be a hilarious …

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Arts Watch: A Christmas Carol, Oy Hanukkha, Merry Kwanzaa Comes to La MaMa

If you’re looking for some holiday fun for the whole family, you can bring the kids to this adaptation of Dickens’ classic by the …

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Arts Watch: What To Do in December

As part of Gerard & Kelly’s project on the Fifth Floor at the New Museum, the public is invited to observe and participate in …

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Arts Watch: “War Lesbian” Premiers at Dixon Place

Dixon Place has commissioned what looks to be quite an interesting new musical from the experimental ensemble harunalee theater company.  The piece, written by Kristine …

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St. Mary’s Church Hosts Holiday Gift Shop Open House

Our friends at St. Mary’s Church are hosting a Holiday Open House tomorrow at their gift shop in the rectory at 28 Attorney Street …

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like…

That time of year again.  Holiday lights are being hung around/above the Lower East Side (seen here at Orchard and Grand streets) courtesy of the …

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Arts Watch: Five Boro Story Project Brings LES Storytellers to City Lore

Five Boro Story Project and our friends at City Lore will host some local story tellers this Friday. They write:

Come on a journey …

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Arts Watch: What To Do in November

Blonde Redhead will perform songs from their ninth album, Barragán at Bowery Ballroom on Nov. 25th and 26th.

Here are the highlighted events from …

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Nicky Digital to Host Fun Haus Halloween Hangover Party

Although tonight is the official night for trick-or-treating shenanigans, Halloween festivities will of course continue all weekend.  Our friends at Nicky Digital are hosting a …