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7S Art Gallery Highlights a Refined Chinese Lifestyle

Scarlett Kuang, from New York City News, brings us this look at the Chinatown gallery, 7S Art Gallery. She writes: “7s is an art gallery in Chinatown, celebrating refined Chinese Lifestyle. The revival of Chinese fine art in NYC shows a shift in the demographics of immigrants in the U.S.” …

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Inside First Street Green Park

Continuing our partnership with New York City News at Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, here’s a look at 1st Street Green …

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Lower East Side Galleries Push for More Visitors

Hoping to encourage more foot traffic, gallery owners Leslie Heller and Bart Keijsers Koning recently kicked off the inaugural L.E.S. Art Week, featuring exhibits …

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Raquel Cion Returns to Pangea With Her “Soul Love” for David Bowie

Performer Raquel Cion brings her popular “alt cabaret” show, Me & Mr. Jones: My Intimate Relationship With David Bowie, back to Pangea (178 2nd Ave.) this weekend. If you missed it last spring, the show promises to explore a “lifelong soul love for David Jones, a.k.a. David Bowie’s artistry and humanity… …

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Anthony Bourdain’s Lower East Side Episode Airs Sunday Night

The episode of Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown,” shot on the Lower East Side not long before his death, will air Sunday night on CNN. …

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Urban Archive and Think!Chinatown to Host Scavenger Hunt

Urban Archive and Think!Chinatown are throwing an historical scavenger hunt in Chinatown this weekend, Sunday Oct. 28 at 1:30p. The event is part of …

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Inaugural L.E.S. Art Week Kicks off With a Focus on Female Artists

Starting tonight, 24 Lower East Side galleries, all within walking distance of each other, will kick off the inaugural L.E.S. Art Week, featuring exhibits …

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Celebrate Debut of “Round Robin” Trilingual Newspaper Oct. 27

During the summer, there was a mobile art studio set up near the Seward Park Library as part of a community-driven exhibition and public …

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L.E.S. Film Fest Winner, Wobble Palace, Opens at Metrograph on Friday

Wobble Palace, the quirky, hilariously cringe-inducing indie film that won best feature at this year’s Lower East Side Film Festival is opening theatrically at …

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Remembering Paul Taylor’s Lower East Side Years

Throughout the long weekend, tributes poured in for Paul Taylor, the brilliant and prolific modern dance choreographer. …

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“Singin’ in the Rain” Tuesday Night in Seward Park

it’s been a soggy summer in New York, so maybe it’s appropriate that tomorrow night’s film in Seward Park is the 1952 classic, Singin’ in the Rain. …

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Here’s the Remaining Schedule For “Round Robin” Studio in Seward Park

Earlier this month we told you about the ArtBuilt Mobile Studio in Seward Park, which is featuring a trilingual newspaper project called Round Robin. …

Photos courtesy of the Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation. Installation images by Brian Buckley.

You Can Now Have a First Look at Resnick/Passlof Museum at 87 Eldridge Street

In the 1970s and 1980s, quite a few abandoned synagogues on the Lower East Side were taken over by artists, who repurposed the often crumbling buildings as quirky studio and living spaces. …

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Block Party Celebrates “Past, Present, Future” of SPURA

By the fall, the first phase of the Essex Crossing project in the former Seward Park Urban Renewal Area (SPURA) will be mostly completed. …

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FilmShop Collective Screens Annual Shorts Showcase This Saturday

Our friends at the filmmakers collective, FilmShop, host their annual night of themed short films this Saturday, July 21, at Rough Trade. They …