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21st Annual Egg Rolls, Egg Creams, & Empanadas Street Festival Returns This Sunday

The Museum at Eldridge has announced the return of their beloved block party, "Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas" next Sunday, June 26, from 12p - 4p, on Eldridge Street between Division and Canal Streets. The free street...

BOURN KIND, The Tiny Kindness Project Premiers at Tribeca With LES Street Art Event

There is an inspiring short documentary that premiered at Tribeca this week and it included a communal street art mural event at 41 Ave. A. "BOURN KIND, The Tiny Kindness Project," created by director Rachel Myers, features the work...

“Was It A Crime?” a New Comedy About Incompetence Comes to NY Theater Festival (Sponsored)

Was It A Crime? is a new comedic play based on an old book about an uninvited party guest who winds up DEAD the next morning.  It's not a "Who Done It?" It's a "Did They Do It?" This play has everything: Hypnosis - a trial...
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New Exhibit Celebrates “My Comrade,” a Zine That Transformed the New York Drag Scene

In time for Pride Month, there is a special exhibition at the Howl! Happening gallery on East 1st Street featuring drag artist Linda Simpson's "My Comrade" Magazine. The show, “My Comrade magazine: Happy 35th Gay Anniversary,” features photos and black-and-white...

Rooftop Films Returns to Lower East Side with Free Screenings at New Design High School

New York City's joyful return to in-person events this summer includes the return of Rooftop Films Summer Series to the rooftop venue at New Design High School. The outdoor festival has grown over the years to include numerous venues...

Chinatown Activist and Photographer Corky Lee Remembered in New Photo Exhibition and Short Film

This story was written and reported by Lo-Down contributor Kari Jensen Tributes to New York City photographer Corky Lee continue to flow in, more than a year after his death in January 2021. "Dear Corky," a documentary short by Curtis Chin,...
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Loisaida Festival Returns to the Streets Memorial Day Weekend

The 35th Annual Loisaida Festival returns to Avenue C, between 5th and 12th Streets, on Sunday, May 29 from 11:30am - 5:00pm. The beloved festival has been on hold (online only) the last two years due to the pandemic....

Clemente Open Studios Returns This Weekend

The annual artists' Open Studios event at The Clemente (107 Suffolk Street) returns this Saturday, May 21 from 4:00pm - 8:00pm and Sunday, May 22 from 2:00pm - 6:00pm. Along with the chance to check out local artists' work...

LaMaMa Kids Premiers “Mary Had a Little Lamb and Also a Substitute Teacher”

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and La MaMa Kids will premiere a new puppet musical, Mary Had A Little Lamb And Also A Substitute Teacher, on Saturday, May 21 at 2:00pm and Sunday, May 22 at 12:00pm. The show...
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Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space Hosts Conversation on “Occupation Culture” with Alan Moore

Artist/writer/activist Alan Moore will be in conversation with Carla Cubit and Marta R. Dann on Thursday, May 19th at 7 pm at the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (155 Ave C). Moore was an original member of Colab, the...
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Lower East Side news and notes from the past week: --An overview of New York's Primary, which takes place on...
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