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Catch the Peach Kings This Saturday at CMJ

With so many concerts and showcases during CMJ, it can be hard to decide which events will be worth bundling up and facing the …

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DATA and The Brink Host Free CMJ Showcase at Louie & Chan

This Wednesday, LES-based Destination Artist Touring Agency (DATA) will host their first CMJ showcase at Louie & Chan. The event boasts free admission and appearances …

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Arts Watch: Talking With Mark Dendy, Prepping to Premiere “Labyrinth” at Abrons

Throughout Mark Dendy’s career, he has steadily defied expectations to work in defined categories. He is a choreographer/director/writer/dancer/performer. Or, as he puts it, “I have been working in this way–going back and forth between pure dance and opera and theater …

Lena Dunham, Soke Jonze at last night's Lowline benefit. Photos courtesy: Andrew Einhorn and Jammi York

Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen Gives Lowline a Vote of Confidence



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Arts Watch: Third Street Music School Presents Free Concert Series

Celebrating 120 years as New York City’s oldest community music school, Third Street Music School Settlement in the East Village will present a weekly …

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The CBGB Music & Film Festival Starts Today

Taking place today through Sunday, October 12th, the massive CBGB Festival presents music, films, industry talks and special events at a variety of venues throughout …

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Seattle-based Trio, Barcelona, Comes to Mercury Lounge

Dance-rock, indie pop and electronica are all ways to describe the catchy sounds of Seattle-based trio, Barcelona. The group has been recording music for …

Miranda July, "Somebody," 2014 (still, featuring July). Video, dir. Miranda July. The artist will speak about "Somebody," her new messaging service, at the New Museum on October 9th.

Arts Watch: What To Do In October

Here are some highlights from our October L.E.S. events calendar, first published in the latest edition of The Lo-Down’s print magazine. …

Essex Crossing conceptual rendering. SHoP Architects.

Plans Filed For 24-Story Essex Crossing Tower; 14 Screen Theater Planned (Updated)



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Arts Watch: Edinburgh’s Forest Fringe Microfestival Comes to Abrons

This weekend an Edinburgh Festival Sensation, Forest Fringe, will be transforming the Abrons Arts Center into an experimental, building-wide microfestival for its New York …

Pier 42 fall festival 2014. Photo by: Hester Street Collaborative.

East River Park Celebration Coming Up Saturday



First Street Green Block Party + Mural Unveiling

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Halloween Happenings: Nightmare NYC at the Clemente, Ricky’s Opens Two Pop-Ups



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The Rooks Celebrate New Release at Mercury Lounge This Saturday

TLD contributor Flora Theden talks to R&B/IndieSoul sextet The Rooks about their new EP, Beyoncé, and their upcoming show at Mercury Lounge.

If you’re …

190 Bowery.

Jay Maisel’s 190 Bowery is Sold to Aby Rosen For Undisclosed Price