The Artichoke Dance Company is currently at the University Settlement with Lynn Neuman’s “Recession Dances, and so can you!”. The performances draw
from dance styles of previous U.S. 20th Century recession eras, such as
the Lindy Hop (Great Depression) and Hustle (70’s oil crisis),
refashioned with humor and irony.
For twelve full hours of non-stop FREE music, head down to the World Financial Center Winter Garden at 220 Vesey Street on Sunday for the "Bang on a Can Marathon" Co-presented by the River to River Festival, the marathon's schedule includes an "incomparable eclectic super-mix of genre defying music" and has an almost legendary reputation. For the full schedule visit their site here.
The jazz collaborative The Nu Band has released the album "Lower East Side Blues" and received postitive reveiws here and here.