Weekend Guide

Steve Elson and Friends Playing Klezmer Music at a Prior Year's Sukkot Celebration in M'Finda Kalunga

There are all kinds of festivities to take part in this weekend on the L.E.S.  Here are a few at the top of our list:

  • Tomorrow is the Smithsonian’s annual National Musuem Day. Participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket (downloadable off their site).
  • Also tomorrow, the third annual “Reunion of the LES Bands” in the East River Park Bandshell – a free concert put together by LES Creative People in Action (and a group of longtime residents reviving the neighborhood’s musical tradition).  Set to perform: Robbie & Gary Z’s 70′s Rock and R&B Revue, the New Funk Generation with Denis Elmore, Fuzion (a second generation jazz band) and Gospel Flair from Samuel Glendall Wright.
  • The Fourth Arts Block Arts Association (FAB!) is throwing a fall festival and block party tomorrow with free classes in the morning from 11a – 1p and outdoor performances, a craft fair, site specific works, and gourmet food from 1p – 5p.  East 4th Street between Bowery & 2nd Ave.
  • Everyone is gearing up for Apples on Orchard this Sunday. L.E.S. organizations and business will be out in full force, celebrating all things “Apple” in the Big Apple.