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See “The Mark of Zorro” at Abrons Tonight at Sunset

The Urban Drive-In, a summer series from the Abrons Arts Center and the Friends of Gulick Park returns tonight with “The Mark of Zorro.” …

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Arts Watch: 37th Annual Asian International Film Festival Opens Tomorrow

Niyar Saikiya takes on the role of Lakshmi, in Jeffrey D. Brown’s “SOLD”

The 37th annual Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) opens tomorrow …

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Photo: Traffic Light Nest

Photo by Andre Richards

Thanks to Lo-Down reader Andre Richards for sending along this photo taken on East 8th Street and Avenue D, noting, …

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Remember Latex Casting? Do it Yourself at this Free Workshop



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R&B Artist Mattie Safer to Play Rockwood on Friday

Mattie Safer has a rich history in New York’s music scene, beginning more than a decade ago as a member of …

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Photos: New Museum Block Party 2014

Photos by Tim Schreier.

On Saturday, the New Museum staged its annual block party in and around Sara D. Roosevelt Park. It was an …

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Feed Me a Story: Mendy’s Sheyn Vi Di Levone

We are posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that was featured …

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By Popular Demand: ET at Tomorrow’s Urban Drive-in Screening

Tomorrow night marks July’s second weekly Urban Drive-in event, the result of a partnership between Abrons Arts Center and Friends of Gulick Park.  Last Thursday, Charlie Chaplin …

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“Here & Elsewhere,” Window Into Arab World, Opens at New Museum



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You’re Invited: New Museum’s Block Party on Saturday



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Feed Me A Story: Carmelo’s Sorullitos

We are posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” the project created by multimedia artists Theresa Loong and Laura Nova that was featured …

Photo courtesy of Ashley Gilbertson VII.

Grand Street Writer Boris Fishman’s Debut Novel Wins Early Praise

Over coffee one recent afternoon at Ost, Fishman explained why he gravitated to the Lower East Side. …

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Thursdays at Sunset: Free Movies

It’s outdoor movie season on the LES. …

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LES History Fence Celebrates Official Unveiling

The fences enclosing the Delancey Street parking lots have been decorated with a lively new mural by Boym Partners Inc. …

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot produced by The Drilling Company opens its season with "Twelfth Night" on July 10. Photo credit: Claire Taddei.

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot’s Last Season at Ludlow and Broome

The Drilling Company kicks off its ninth and final season of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot July 10 with a production of “Twelfth Night.” …