Tompkins_Square_Library

Tompkins Square Library Offering Online Programming

Tompkins Square Library is joining the Zoom revolution with some great options for the whole family, online. They write: ‘Here are a few programs …

Image via publictheater.org

Arts Organizations Turn to Online Streaming for Some Events During Coronavirus Outbreak

Live music and performance venues have been hit hard during the corona virus outbreak. Having to shut their doors has no doubt done painful economic damage. Here’s a roundup of local venues that are offering online events: …

Coronavirus Chinatown Stories

Poster House Continues Chinatown Video Series With Grace Young

Here’s Part 2 of the Chinatown video series done in collaboration with Poster House and chef Grace Lee. This episode features Peter Lee, the owner of the beloved restaurant, Hop Kee. Grace Lee writes: On Sunday March 15, I went into Manhattan’s Chinatown to speak to the owners of mom-and-pop businesses and find out how they were dealing with the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. …

Grace Young, hosting Caronavirus: Chinatown Stories with Poster House

Poster House Sponsors Chinatown Video Series

Poster House, a museum dedicated exclusively to posters, has closed its doors and rededicated itself to some virtual projects in response to the Coronavirus …

women picturing revolution

Women Picturing Revolution Featured in Panel Discussion at ICP

In anticipation of International Women’s Day on March 8, ICP hosts an evening conversation with Women Picturing Revolution creators Zoraida Lopez-Diago and Lesly …

Sara Juli

Sara Juli’s “Burnt-Out Wife” Comes to Dixon Place

Fans of the comedic dance performer Sara Juli are looking forward to her latest piece, “Burnt-Out Wife,” which opens this weekend at Dixon Place. …

Lower East Side Links

- The Lower East Side Ecology Center’s popular compost yard is under threat as the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project looms. [Curbed]

– Neighborhood real …

h spencer young

Evening Sky on the LES

Here is a lovely evening sky, caught in the neighborhood by @hspenceryoung

IMG_5772

International Center of Photography Opens Jan. 25

Another piece of the Essex Crossing mega-project is ready for its closeup. The International Center of Photography (ICP) will officially open its new 40,000 …

UnderTheRadar2020

Under the Radar Festival 2020 Kicks Off on January 8th

Under The Radar theater festival at The Public opens its 16th season on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. The international line-up confirms the downtown festival’s …

Kim Katzberg Dad in a Box

Kim Katzberg’s “Dad in a Box” Returns for One Night Only at Wild Project

Downtown performer Kim Katzberg brings her multimedia solo play, “Dad in a Box,” to the Wild Project for a one-night-only encore of the award-winning …

9781455563937_custom-abcbd513d7276fb95c2d38ea75d4dbcb1c6190d0-s600-c85

“Pachinko” and “Crazy Rich Asians” Were Top Library Checkouts on the LES in 2019

At this time each year, the New York Public Library shares the top checkouts systemwide and in branch locations across the city. Let’s take …

Paul Taylor Community day 2

Paul Taylor Dance Presents Free Performances on Sunday, December 15

Our friends and neighbors at the world renowned Paul Talyor American Modern Dance Company are presenting a free performance of Paul Taylor’s Airs and …

Courtroom-image

A Re-Enactment of Deportation Proceedings Comes to The Cooper Union

An immersive theater experience exploring the process of deportation is coming to the Cooper Union’s Great Hall on Monday, Dec. 9th at 7:00pm. The …

Hester Street Fair Gift Shop

Hester Street Fair Holiday Gift Shop Opens Tonight

The Hester Street Fair opens its Holiday Gift Shop this evening from 5-9pm at 22 Ludlow St. The shop features creators and collectors from …