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Local Up and Comer, Clara Young, Voices Role in Oscar Nominated Film

13 year old Clara Young is a Lower East Side native who had been singing, dancing and performing on stage since she was 8 …

Rendering by artist Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong.

Art Installation Coming to Seward Park as Part of New Grant Program

The New York City Parks Department and the Japanese clothing company, UNIQLO, announced a new public art program today. They awarded grants to 10 artists to create installations in city parks this coming summer. …

Turning Page opens at Dixon Place.

Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Week

Here’s what’s happening in the neighborhood Feb. 22-28. …

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“Impeach President Bannon” Poster Pops up on Essex Street

Yenta Laureate spotted this “Impeach President Bannon” poster on the facade of 147 Essex St.

Timed for President’s Day (observed Monday), the protest signs …

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Want to be a “triple threat?” Singing, Dancing and Acting! Sign up for our Third Street’s Musical Theatre Workshop! For ages 9 – 14 …

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Bonnie Lucas’s “Smiling Girl,” from 1983, at JTT.

Local Artist Bonnie Lucas’ Show, “Young Lady,” Garners Rave Reviews

The gallery JTT (191 Chrystie St.), is currently presenting “Young Lady,” a solo exhibition of work made by local artist Bonnie Lucas over the last 40 years. …

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Sponsored: Sign Up For Third Street’s Musical Theatre Workshop!

Want to be a “triple threat?” Singing, Dancing and Acting! Sign up for our Third Street’s Musical Theatre Workshop! For ages 9 – 14 …

Csablanca is coming to the Metrograph Saturday.

Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Week

Happening in the neighborhood Feb. 14-20. …

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Wizard Skull Documentary to Premiere at Con Artist Tomorrow Night

Fans of street artist and pop culture mashup maestro Wizard Skull can check out a short documentary about the man himself tomorrow night. Filmmakers …

Winter DayLife 2015. Photo courtesy of the Lowline.

Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Week

Here are some of the cultural events happening in the neighborhood this week: …

A.K. Burns, Living Room, 2017. Courtesy the artist and Callicoon Fine Arts. Photo: Lauryn Siegel.

On Sunday at the New Museum, Body Politic: From Right to Resistance

In our new era of protest, here’s one event that caught our eye at the New Museum this coming weekend. …

Lunar New Year Parade 2015 in Manhattan's Chinatown. Photo by Tim Schreier.

Things to Do on the Lower East Side This Week

Lunar New Year Parade 2015 in Manhattan’s Chinatown. Photo by Tim Schreier.

Here’s a few of the events happening Jan. 31-Feb. 6 on the …

Sheila Pree Bright, #1960Now: Art + Intersection, 2015. © Sheila Pree Bright.

New ICP Exhibition Looks at Digital Images and Social Change

When the International Center of Photography moved its museum from Midtown to the Bowery last year, it also embarked on a mission to reinvent the institution for the digital age. …

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New Museum and A Blade of Grass to Host New Book Launch and Discussion

Public Servants: Art and the Crisis of the Common Good, left, published by the New Museum and MIT Press, and Future Imperfect, right, published …

Lobby of the Manny Cantor Center. Jan. 23, 2017.

Educational Alliance Launches Initiative to Combat Post-Election “Hate & Prejudice”

The Educational Alliance yesterday kicked off a new engagement project called the, “We the People Initiative.” Leaders of the Lower East Side social services organization were joined in the lobby of the Manny Cantor Center on East Broadway by …