Loisaida Festival 2016.

Happening on the Lower East Side This Week

Your holiday weekend guide… …

LES Film Fest 2017

Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

The Lower East Side Film Festival has announced its upcoming slew of events happening June 8 – 15. The team promises “a huge line-up of …

Essex Street Market Block Party 2016.

Happening This Week on the Lower East Side

The weekend is jam-packed with special events in celebration of Lower East Side History Month, and it looks like a sunny spring forecast. So let’s get started! …

Corlears Hook Park, April 2016. Photo by Mona Manahi.

Corlears Hook Announces 2017 Schedule, Sponsored by Friends of Corlears Hook Park

Friends of Corlears Hook Park, the non-profit group that works to maintain and revitalize Corlears Hook Park for the benefit of the general public …

Image from Spectrum's website.

Spectrum Musical Space Departs Ludlow Street For Fort Greene

The Lower East Side is losing another of its distinctive performance spaces. In an email blast today, Spectrum announced it would be closing its intimate classical music hall …

David Wander Rainbow Lag B'Omer graphic arrow

Celebrate Lag B’Omer in the Siempre Verde Garden on Sunday

There are all sorts of activities coming up this weekend as part of Lower East Side History Month. One happening you might want to …

rooftop films

Rooftop Films Returns to Lower East Side May 27

Here’s something to cheer about as the summer approaches. After an absence of several years, Rooftop Films is returning to the Lower East Side this season. …

metropolitan klezmer quintet

Two Bridges Music Brings Free Outdoor Klezmer Concert to Abrons This Weekend

There’s a fun free concert happening outdoors at Abrons Arts Center this weekend, featuring a Klezmer music performance presented by a “Quintet Special” from …

"Hers," From "Kaari Upson: Good thing you are not alone"

New Museum Opens Spring Solo Exhibitions

Three solo shows debut today at the New Museum, alongside the large scale survey, “Carol Rama: Antibodies,” which opened on April 26. The new Spring Exhibitions feature artists Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Kaari Upson, Elaine Cameron-Weir, each on their own respective floor, and are well worth a visit. …

Community Hero Awards, 2014. Photo by Whitney Browne.

2017 LES “Community Heroes” Are Announced

The awards will be presented later in the month. …

Photo by Cherylynn Tsushima.

Lower East Side History Month is Underway

The Fourth Annual Lower East Side History Month is kicking off this week, “a neighborhood-wide celebration of the unique legacies” of one of New York’s most vibrant communities. …

carol rama/new museum

Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Week

Events happening April 25-May 3. …

Canal Street, Baxter Street and Walker Street.

“Gateways to Chinatown” Project Now Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted for “Gateways to Chinatown,” a new program to create a “symbolic and functional landmark” to a high profile intersection in Chinatown. …

Image: P.R.O. – Peterson Rich Office.

25,000 Square Foot Galerie Perrotin Opens at 130 Orchard St. on April 27

Galerie Perrotin has announced an opening date for it’s huge new gallery in the Beckenstein Building at 130 Orchard St. …

Neal Young

Local Resident Neal Young Helms Blue Hill Troupe Cast of “City of Angels”

Actor and local resident Neal Young is taking the lead in The Blue Hill Troupe‘s upcoming production of “City of Angels,” at El Teatro …