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Clemente Cultural Center Selects New Executive Director, Board Leadership

The Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center has been in a transitional phase during the past several months. This week, the Lower East Side arts …

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Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Week

Here are some of the events coming up in the neighborhood… …

Pipilotti Rist, Open My Glade (Flatten), 2000 (still). Single-channel video installa­tion, silent, color; 9 min. © Pipilotti Rist. Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, and Luhring Augustine. Photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio, courtesy New Museum, New York.

Things to Do This Week on the Lower East Side

Here are some cultural and entertainment events you might consider. …

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Three Kings Day at Teatro Sea on Friday

Once again this year, Teatro Sea will be hosting a big celebration of Three Kings Day. …

American Realness Festival: Tiny Satter/Half Dtraddle; Ghost Rings.

Downtown Performance Festivals Enliven January Arts Scene

The dreariness of January is always broken up by three boundary-pushing downtown performance festivals. Here’s a look at what you can expect at all of them in the next few weeks. …

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The No Pants Subway Ride Returns This Sunday

Just in time to snap us out of our January doldrums, the annual No Pants Subway Ride returns for its 16th year. What started …

"Our Strength Is Our Heritage, Our Heritage is Our Life" at 232 East Broadway. Photo via Sara Krivisky.

Plans Are In-the-Works to Create Replacement For Jewish Heritage Mural

The search is on to find a location for a new mosaic. …

Image via The Stone's Facebook page.

John Zorn’s Club, The Stone, Set to Close in February of 2018

News broke in the past couple of days that the beloved center of avant-garde music is apparently closing in early 2017. …

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AndrewAndrew and Koneko Cat Cafe Team Up for Drunk Haiku

If you’re looking for a break from your obligatory holiday parties, here’s a unique event that offers some downtime with sake, cats and poetry, all …

Image courtesy of: Blavatnik Archive Foundation.

Museum at Eldridge Street Opens Exhibit of Early 20th Century Postcards From the Lower East Side

A fascinating exhibition opens tomorrow evening at the Museum at Eldridge Street. …

All photos courtesy of: International Center of Photography.

ICP and Bowery Mission Team Up For Neighborhood Collaboration

In the past week, the International Center of Photography (ICP) celebrated its first “neighborhood collaboration” with the Bowery Mission. …

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Evolution Enrichment Center Presents: Around The World In Four Days!

A Global Four-Day Camp Experience From December 27th to December 30th

We live in a global society. International communications, relationships and even friendships are …

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Screening of “Who Killed Vincent Chin” at Chatham Square Library Dec. 17

Next Saturday, December 17, the Chatham Square Library will screen a 16mm print of the film Who Killed Vincent Chin? with a special guest, …

Sunshine Cinema. Photo via: Cinema Treasures.

Sunshine Cinema in No “Imminent Danger” of Closing, But Long-Term Future Still Bleak

Our hearts sank in 2015 when it became known that brokers were trying to sell the historic 1898 property currently housing the Sunshine Cinema. The building at 139-143 East Houston St. has not yet attracted a buyer. …

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Up Next Week, Two Events For Historical Food Enthusiasts

Next Wednesday, two local museums present two different mouthwatering takes on culinary history: the Tenement Museum looks at “Eight Flavors: The Untold Story …