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100 Gates: Check Out Some of the Murals Adorning Lower East Side Businesses



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Daredevil Raises $36,000 For Tattoo Museum



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Kansas Gallery Moving to 210 Rivington St.



Shakespeare in the Parking Lot produced by The Drilling Company. Photo credit: Claire Taddei.

Arts Watch: Shakespeare in the Parking Lot Opens New Season in New Lot

The Drilling Company’s annual production of Shakespeare in the Parking Lot has moved to the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center (CSV). After 20 summers in the municipal parking lot at Ludlow and Broome streets, the quirky theatrical happening was displaced by Essex Crossing, the large development project breaking ground this summer. …

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Arts Watch: Live, Original Score to Accompany Silent Film Screening Outdoors at Abrons

Abrons Arts Center is presenting four nights of free outdoor movies this month. “The Urban Drive In” series kicks off with a screening of the silent film, His People (1925), which will be accompanied by a live original score composed specifically for this film. …

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Registration is Still Open For Mark DeGarmo Summer Dance Academy



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Borscht Belt Doc, “Welcome to Kutsher’s,” is Now Available

Local filmmakers Caroline Laskow and Ian Rosenberg’s documentary, “Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resort,” is now available on DVD, download and on-demand. …

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Here’s “Off Track Betty,” One Local Filmmaker’s Take on a Changing Lower East Side



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A Name Change For Eleven Rivington as the Gallery Leaves Rivington Street

Eleven Rivington, one of the Lower East Side’s most prominent galleries, is giving up one space while expanding in another.

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Arts Watch: What To Do In July

Here are the highlighted Lower East Side events from our July/August events calendar, out in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine this week. …

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“Clayton Patterson Outside In” at HOWL! Arts Through Aug. 14



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MY LES: Kara Mullins and Osvaldo Jimenez

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with LES residents and La Petite Mort shop owners Kara Mullins and Osvaldo Jimenez (aka SLUTLUST). …

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Daredevil Tattoo Looks to Showcase Their One of a Kind Collection

Daredevil Tattoo co-owners Brad Fink and Michelle Myles recently came to the realization that that their collection of tattoo memorabilia was world-class. …

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“Moving Stories” Final Performance is Tonight

The Manny Cantor Center is hosting a screening and final performance for the conclusion of the Moving Stories project that local seniors have been …

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5th Annual Lower East Side Film Festival Wraps Up in Style

The Fifth Annual Lower East Side Film Festival wrapped up their 11-night run in typical wacky and wonderful fashion on Sunday night. …