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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 …

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My LES: Tyrone Williams

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with Tyrone Williams, who owns Dah Shop bike shop at 134 Division St., and is a BMX freestyle rider. …

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Arts Watch: What To Do In October

Here are some highlights from our October L.E.S. events calendar, first published in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine. …

Sarah Jones will return to the Nuyorican for a special preview of her latest one-woman show, "Buy/Sell/Date."

Arts Watch: What To Do in September

Here are some highlights from our Lower East Side events calendar, first published in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine. …

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. …