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Photographer Thomas Holton on “The Lams of Ludlow Street”

We stopped by the Chatham Street Library last week for photographer Thomas Holton’s talk on his 13 year project, The Lams of Ludlow Street. …

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My LES: Wendy White

For our regular feature spotlighting the people who live and work on the Lower East Side, we talked with artist Wendy White. She is a visual artist who has called the Lower East Side home for the better part of the last decade. …

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Bowery History Celebrated With Large Scale Signage Project

Beginning on July 5, a series of 64 large scale placards will be installed at important addresses along the Bowery, celebrating the unique history of New York City’s oldest thoroughfare. …

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ICP Museum on the Bowery Opens With Exhibition, “Public, Private, Secret”

The show examines various concepts of privacy today, in relation to the need for public visibility and self-validation in our “post-internet,” age. …

Family Portrait 2004, from The Lams of Ludlow Street, by Thomas Holton

Photographer Thomas Holton Brings “Lams of Ludlow” to Chinatown Tomorrow Night

Photographer Thomas Holton began taking pictures of the Lam family in 2002 and continued to do so, on and off, for 13 years. …

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Simone Leigh’s “The Waiting Room” Opens Tomorrow at the New Museum

Featuring a new installation, a series of “care sessions” and underground public programs, The Waiting Room aims to shift the preconceived ideas of medicine. …

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Make Music New York on the Lower East Side Today!

We’re now officially into the summer season, and it definitely feels like it in NYC today. Throughout the city, the sounds of summer will …

International Center of Photography, 250 Bowery.

International Center of Photography Opens at 250 Bowery on Thursday

A venerable New York City cultural institution is just about ready to swing open the doors of its new home on the Lower East Side. …

Clinton Street Love Mon, 2015.

Happening Friday: Celebration of Clinton Street Commerce & Culture

For the second year in a row, several not-for-profit groups are coming together to show a little love for Clinton Street. …

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TOTAH Gallery Debuts New Kenny Scharf Mural on Stanton Street

TOTAH Gallery recently opened a new space on the Lower East Side. To mark the occasion, painter and street artist, Kenny Scharf created a mural on the gallery facade at 183 Stanton St. …

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The 16th Annual Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival is Sunday

The Museum at Eldridge Street (12 Eldridge St.) bring its beloved block party, the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival, back this Sunday …

Joey Skaggs in "Art of the Prank"

L.E.S. Film Fest Announces 2016 Winners

The 2016 Lower East Side Film Festival winners were announced at the closing night party at 310 Bowery last night. …

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Essex Street Market Dresses Up Exterior With Mural by Gera Lozano

The 76 year old Essex Street Market building received a bright and colorful face lift over the weekend. …

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2016 LES Film Festival Closes With World Premiere of “The Babymooners”

The Lower East Side Film Festival wraps up their 6th annual festival tomorrow with a world premiere screening of The Babymooners, a narrative film about actor and writer Shaina Feinberg’s anxious and surreal journey into motherhood. …

Lower East Side Links

- Art critic Jerry Saltz has only high praise for LES gallery CANADA and its current exhibit, “Make Painting Great Again,” but worries for its …