Lower East Side Voices: Rooftop Legends Returns

Here’s another installment of our series – Lower East Side Voices.  Anuz Thapa stopped by New Design High School, which just recently reopened its rooftop gathering space. The Rooftop Legends Program connects street artists and students. This series is a collaboration with CUNY Journalism School’s NY City News Service.

Weekend Guide

There is plenty going on here on the Lower East Side this weekend.  Here are some highlights:

Rooftop Legends curator and NDHS dean, Jesse Pais

New Design High School will present their 2010 “Rooftop Legends” show on Saturday with an opening reception from 3-7pm. The curated show is a graffiti event that takes place up on the open rooftop of New Design High School (formerly Seward Park) and is a fundraiser for the school.

15 Seconds – New Design High School’s Scott Conti and Jesse Pais on the L.E.S.

We caught up with Principal Scott Conti and Dean Jesse Pais at New Design High School's Rooftop Legends show over the weekend.  They told us why they love the Lower East Side.  We'll be posting a piece about their school and the Rooftop Legends show soon.

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