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Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2018 Winners

The 2018 Lower East Side Film Festival came to a close on Wednesday night and winners were announced at the after party …

LESFF - Crowd

Lower East Side Film Festival Revs Up for 8th Annual Indie Film Fete

The Lower East Side Film Festival kicks off another round of fabulous screenings and fun festivities on Thursday, June 7th. This year, the fest …

Katra Film Series

Katra Film Series Spring Edition is Happening on the Bowery, Thursday, May 24

Our friends at Katra Film Series are hosting their Spring 2018 Edition tomorrow night from 6p – 10p at 217 Bowery (Katra Lounge, between …

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Adam Lucas and Nom Wah Tea Parlor Team Up for “Neighborhood” Popup

On Tuesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 23, local artist Adam Lucas (aka Hanksy) teams up with Nom Wah Tea Parlor owner Wilson Tang …

Good Morning!

Monday, May 14, 2018 | Robin Schatell took this photo of the Lions Gate Field (some call it the Nike Field) in Sarah D. …

Aloha Aloha

In Eliza Bent’s “Aloha, Aloha,” Exploring Cultural Appropriation with Verve

Writer and performer Eliza Bent’s latest play, “Aloha, Aloha or When I Was Queen,” premiered this past weekend at Abrons Arts Center. …

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Artists Wanted: Open Call For Art Installations at The Clemente Open Studio Event

Our friends at The Clemente have asked us to pass along info about their open call for installations at the upcoming Open Studio event happening this May. There is still time to apply and artists from all disciplines are encouraged to propose creative use of this local arts space. …

Michelle Myles, owner of Daredevil Tattoo. Photo by Alex M. Smith.

Lower East Side Voices: Daredevil Tattoo

This week we have been checking in with neighborhood businesses as part of our Lower East Side Voices video series. Today, Talib Visram visits …

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Banksy Returns to NYC, Takes Spotlight on the Bowery Wall

Anonymous street artist royalty, Banksy, has returned to NYC after a 5 year hiatus with a Bowery Wall takeover that he’s utilizing to draw attention to the controversial incarceration of Zehra Doğan, the Turkish journalist and artist who was jailed for painting a watercolor of a photo of a war-torn city. …

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Katra Film Series Presents 6th Annual Grand Finale Screenings

Local screening series, Katra Film Series hosts its 6th Annual Grand Finale Screening Tuesday night at Alamo Drafthouse Theater in Downtown Brooklyn. Founder Geoffrey …

Jenni Gil as Jack, Michael Johnnie Lynch as Dame Delancey, Matt Roper as Silly Simon. Photo by Don Spiro.

A New Twist on Holiday Fun Comes to Abrons with “Jack and the Beanstock”

The centuries old holiday tradition of the British Panto has been updated and adapted for our very own New York City neighborhood, the Lower East Side. The all inclusive, fun-for-the-whole-family production of Jack and the Beanstock arrives at Abrons next week, courtesy of local celebs, Mat Fraser and Julie Atlas Muz (stars and creators of their hit show, Beauty and the Beast). …

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“America’s First Play” Comes to Fraunces Tavern Museum

Downtown performance company Peculiar Works Project and the Fraunces Tavern Museum are teaming up to bring the first (published) American play, “ANDROBOROS: Villain of the State,” to the historic landmark for its world premier …

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New Museum’s IdeasCity Happens This Saturday

The New Museum brings their bi-annual civic-minded festival, IdeasCity, back to Sara D. Roosevelt Park tomorrow for a full day of free …

Chinatown Flag

Good Morning!

Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 | Ken Paskar saw this giant flag in Chinatown on the corner of Mott & Hester Streets. | Weather: It …

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Caveat, A Salon-Style Event Space, Takes Over at 21A Clinton St.

A new team has moved into the performance space at 21A Clinton St. (formerly The Living Theatre and most recently the C.O.W. Theatre) offering …