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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 …

Euphoria - directed by Wynter Rhys
An artist is kidnapped by his fan base and dragged to face off with his 6 year old daughter to confront the dark side of fame.

Katra Summer Film Series Returns to the Bowery for 6 Year Anniversary

Euphoria – directed by Wynter RhysAn artist is kidnapped by his fan base and dragged to face off with his 6 year old daughter …

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In Appreciation of Anthony Bourdain on Delancey Street

Bradley Theodore created this tribute to Anthony Bourdain. Thanks to Alan LeNoble for the photos. You can find the mural on Delancey Street between …

Photo: James & Karla Murray.

Celebrate “Moms & Pops of the L.E.S.” in Seward Park Tomorrow

You’ve seen their exhibition in Seward Park. Now it’s time to celebrate “Mom & Pops of the L.E.S” with photographers James and Karla Murray. The official opening festivities take place tomorrow (Saturday) from 1-3 p.m. …

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“Round Robin” Mobile Studio Arrives in Seward Park

Beginning today, there’s a new community-focused art exhibition in Seward Park. Here’s the Facebook invite. …

JR on Orchard Street

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Thursday, June 28, 2018 | The street artist JR has been prepping for his takeover of Galerie Perrotin on Orchard Street (he’s also taking …

Image:  Galerie Perrotin.

JR Exhibition Opens on the Lower East Side Thursday

The famed French street artist, JR, is back on the Lower East Side. On Thursday evening, he’ll debut his new full-scale exhibition at Galerie Perrotin, 130 Orchard St. …

Photo by Chris Cooper.

Art Exhibition, “Citizens of the Bowery” Debuts at CitizenM Hotel

If you were on the Bowery last night, near Delancey Street, you witnessed quite a spectacle. …

Photo courtesy of Two Bridges Tower.

Temporary Exhibition Celebrates “Existing Two Bridges Neighborhood”

Here’s a little something to brighten up the foreboding fence on Rutgers Slip bordering the apartment complex known as Lands End II. A public art project was recently installed along the one block stretch just above South Street. …

Still from "A Maine Movie," Directed by Matt Nelsen, Story by Matt Nelson & Marty Schousboe.

A Night at the Lower East Side Film Festival

Walking into Village East Cinema for the Lower East Side Film Festival I was directed downstairs where a small group of people crowded around a concession stand featuring metal tubs filled with ice and beer – plastic cups of red and white wine sat between them. …

LES Citizens Parade

LES Citizens Parade Comes to Seward Park June 22, 24

The LES Citizens Parade, an activist artwork that celebrates the migration and settlement experiences of long-term Lower East Side residents, will produce two neighborhood marches and dance performances by a “moving company” of local older adults, guest artists and musicians in Seward Park. …

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Lower East Side Film Festival Announces 2018 Winners

The 2018 Lower East Side Film Festival came to a close on Wednesday night and winners were announced at the after party …