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. …

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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 …

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 …

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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 …

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Review: UK-Based Electro Soul Group, Jungle, at Bowery Ballroom

If you haven’t heard of the UK-based group, Jungle, it might be because of their lack of publicity. Until their recent US tour, Jungle, known for producing kaleidoscopic modern soul, has kept a relatively low, almost secretive, profile. …

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Music Notes: Animal Years Returns to Rockwood for Album Release Party

Brooklyn-based band, Animal Years, considers Rockwood Music Hall their ‘home base.’ A combination of indie rock, folk and Americana, the group has a melodious sound comparable …

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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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Music Notes: Rock Pianist Marco Benevento Visits SubCulture This Friday

Pianist, producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Marco Benevento is a staple on the experimental rock and jazz scenes. Having performed with his band …

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Music Notes: The Montauk Project Released “Belly of the Beast” with Lively Party at Piano’s

Montauk-based beach grunge rockers, The Montauk Project, filled the back room of Piano’s last Saturday night to celebrate the release of their …

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Choral Rock Group “Ages and Ages” Doubles Up Gigs on the Lower East Side

 TLD contributor Flora Theden caught up with Ages and Ages, who will perform Monday at Mercury Lounge and Tuesday at Bowery Ballroom. 


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Arts Watch: PT Walkley Celebrates New Album Release at Joe’s Pub

Local musician PT Walkley (recently featured in our My LES column) and his band will be celebrating the release of their latest album, Shoulders, …

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Arts Watch: The American Human Beatbox Festival Returns to La MaMa

Turn off the drum machines and head to La MaMa where the Fourth Annual American Human Beatbox Festival kicks off tomorrow night.  A variety …

Gary Shteyngart on the Lower East Side. Photo by Matthew Monteith.

Arts Watch: What To Do in March

Gary Shteyngart on the Lower East Side. He’ll be reading from his new memoir, “Little Failure,” at Tenement Talks on March 31st. Photo by …

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Music Pick: Indie Band “Yuck” Returns to Bowery Ballroom Saturday Night

Straight off the heels of releasing the first song from their latest EP and kicking off an international tour, London-based indie rock …