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“HERSTORY,” Looks at Chinese-American Women’s History Through a Legal Lens

The Chatham Square Library offers a unique take on the story of Chinese-American women’s history with their upcoming exhibit, “HERSTORY: Chinese-American Women, 165 Years …

Dias y Flores Community Garden, East Village, NY 2014 by George Hirose.

Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens Happens This Weekend

Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens (LUNGS) hosts their 5th Annual Harvest Arts Festival this weekend in almost 50 community gardens on Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 2016. …

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Local Filmmakers to Screen “Little Angel” at Anthology Archives

Filmmaker Dashia Imperiale’s labor of love feature film, Little Angel (Angelita), is playing at Anthology Archives (32 Second Ave.) on Friday, September 30th at …

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Pokemon Go Comes With Free WiFi at La Guardia Houses This Afternoon

For those of you who are avid Pokemon Go “trainers,” a.k.a. fans, the NYCHA Digital Van will be at the Pokéstop located at La …

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Museum at Eldridge Debuts New Art Gallery With Mark Podwal Exhibit

The Museum at Eldridge debuted their brand new gallery space, the Michael Weinstein Gallery, with an inaugural exhibition by artist Mark Podwal last night. …

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Chinese in America Film Series to Screen “Reunification” at Chatham Square Library

Our friends at Chatham Square Library are hosting a new “Chinese in America Film Series,” devoted to exploring the diverse stories of those with …

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Thurssday, August 25, 2016 | Here’s a photo of the Williamsburg Bridge by L.E.S. photographer Vivienne Gucwa (@travelinglens)| Weather: Mostly sunny today with a …

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The Performance Project Announces New 2016/2017 Artists-in-Residence

The University Settlement’s Performance Project has announced its 2016/2017 Artists-in-Residence. Residencies last for one year and include rehearsal space and support as the artists work toward a public showing of new work. …

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Susan Seidelman’s “Smithereens” Comes to the Metrograph

Beginning tomorrow, the Metrograph Theater will be celebrating Susan Seidelman’s 1982 classic, Smithereens, with a brand new 35mm print.

Before Seidelman went on to …

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Building Facade Collapse Closes Businesses at 95 Delancey (Updated)

Large chunks of cement from the front of 95 Delancey (between Ludlow and Orchard) came crashing down around 1 a.m. this morning. Luckily, no …

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Bowery History Celebrated With Large Scale Signage Project

Beginning on July 5, a series of 64 large scale placards will be installed at important addresses along the Bowery, celebrating the unique history of New York City’s oldest thoroughfare. …

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ICP Museum on the Bowery Opens With Exhibition, “Public, Private, Secret”

The show examines various concepts of privacy today, in relation to the need for public visibility and self-validation in our “post-internet,” age. …

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Photographer Thomas Holton Brings “Lams of Ludlow” to Chinatown Tomorrow Night

Photographer Thomas Holton began taking pictures of the Lam family in 2002 and continued to do so, on and off, for 13 years. …

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TOTAH Gallery Debuts New Kenny Scharf Mural on Stanton Street

TOTAH Gallery recently opened a new space on the Lower East Side. To mark the occasion, painter and street artist, Kenny Scharf created a mural on the gallery facade at 183 Stanton St. …

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L.E.S. Film Fest Announces 2016 Winners

The 2016 Lower East Side Film Festival winners were announced at the closing night party at 310 Bowery last night. …