OBIE and Bessie Award-winning choreographer Mark Dendy will premier his new piece, Labyrinth in October at the Abrons Arts Center.

Arts Watch: Abrons Announces a Season of Celebratory Premieres

The OBIE award winning Abrons Arts Center is celebrating the centenary of the Henry Street Settlement Playhouse this year by devoting much of the 2014-2015 season to exciting new work. …

Whole Foods Popup Gallery

Last Call for Visual Artists to Submit Work For Whole Foods Pop-Up Gallery

The L.E.S. B.I.D. and Whole Foods Bowery are teaming up to fill a pop-up gallery with Lower East Side-inspired artwork inside the Whole Foods …

Featured retailer: By Robert James.

Block Party Sept. 7 Kicks Off Fall Art, Fashion Season on Lower East Side


The Harmonica Lewinskies Come to Pianos

If you’re looking for a fun, late night show after the stress and monotony of the week, perhaps you’ll find comfort in letting loose …

Jason Goodman and Andrea Trovato star in Vagabond, directed by Arianna De Giorgi, at FringeNYC. (© EXTRATeatro)

Arts Watch: 18th Annual NYC Fringe Festival Kicks Off Tonight

The 18th Annual NYC International Fringe Festival is up and running, featuring works from over 200 solo performers and companies for the next 16 days. …

Photo via Cinemax.

Soderbergh’s “The Knick,” Shot Partly on Orchard Street, Premieres Friday

A very impressive press kit arrived on our doorstep in the form of an old fashioned doctor’s bag filled with all sorts of gory goodies, including a preview of Cinemax’s new series, “The Knick.” …

Poet Mykki Blanco will perform August 7 at 7 p.m.

SummerStage Returns to East River Park Tonight


Poet Mykki Blanco will perform at the East River Park Amphitheater on August 7 at 7 p.m.

In the final days of summer, City …

1 Sau Ying's Sancocho

Feed Me a Story: Sau Ying Lai Makes Sancocho

In the past couple of months we have been posting a weekly video installment from “Feed Me a Story,” a project created by multimedia artists Theresa …


“Crossing Delancey” Comes to Abrons Amphitheater Thursday

Mendy's Latkes

Feed Me a Story: Mendy’s Cauliflower Latkes

This week, Feed Me a Story presents a continuation of their interview with Mendy Erez. In this installment, Mendy teaches us how to make cauliflower latkes with matzo meal from the neighborhood factory Streit’s. …


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.” …


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 …

Photo by Andre Richards

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, …


Remember Latex Casting? Do it Yourself at this Free Workshop

Mattie Safer

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 …