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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 …

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. …

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LES Parents Meet Schools Chancellor Farina Tomorrow



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Lady Furies Get Ready For Winter Softball Clinics at Grand Street Settlement



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. …

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9-Hole LES Themed Mini Golf Comes to the Hester Street Fair

Our friends at the Hester Street Fair are getting out the clubs and creating a 9 hole mini golf course that will wind through …

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Victoria Children’s Group Expands to Second Grand Street Location

A few months ago, Victoria Children’s Group opened its second preschool location at 323 Grand St.  The school, which offers both full and half-day …

The artist Christo and Parks Commisioner William Castro with students artists from the School for Global Leaders 378M. Photo by The Lo-Down

LEAP Student Artists Present Public Art Piece in Sara D. Roosevelt Park

Internationally acclaimed environmental artist Christo and Parks Commisioner William Castro came to support student artists from the local School for Global Leaders 378M last Friday as they unveiled a new public work at Sara D. Roosevelt Park. …

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Photos: Newsies at the Manny Cantor Center



Reminder: Fun & Games at Gulick Park Tomorrow

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A Parent’s Perspective: Getting to Know New Amsterdam School



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Robbi K and Friends come to Manny Cantor Center

Multiple Parents’ Choice Award winner Robbi K has been keeping the beat for 33 years and this Sunday at Manny Cantor Center she kicks …

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Arts Watch: What To Do in May

Here’s our list of noteworthy events happening on the Lower East Side this month: …

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Manny Cantor Center Kicks Off Monthly LES Kids Rock Concert Series

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Need a place to jump and shout with your rock n roll kids?  This Sunday, April 27th,  The Manny Cantor …

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A New School at Essex Crossing: Will It Be Built, Whose Kids Will It Educate?

In our March 2014 cover story, we look at the community-based campaign to bring a new public school to the large mixed-use development planned on the Lower East Side. …