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Friends of Montgomery Triangle Park Holds 2nd Annual “It’s My Park Day” Event

Organizer Fanny Ip sent along these photos from the Friends of Montgomery Triangle Park 2nd Annual "It's My Park Day" event, held over the weekend. Friends of MTP, is a volunteer group currently working to get funding for the renovations, revitalization and maintenance at Montgomery Triangle Park

The Public Theater Brings Back Monthly Civic Salons, Online

The Public Theater is bringing back their monthly "Civic Salons," starting tomorrow night, Sept. 14th at 7pm, with an online "Civic Keynote" by actress, playwright, educator and arts advocate Nikkole Salter. Intended to create a "community crossroads where artists and audiences...

Artists Alliance Offers 2-for-1 Voter Registration and Census Drive at Essex Market

The Artists Alliance team is offering a 2-in-1 voter registration and census completion drive two days this month.  On Saturday, Sept. 12th and Sunday, Sept. 27th you can find them on the corner of Essex and Broome Streets (outside...

Seward Park Library Re-Opens, Announces Community Conversation Programming

Seward Park Library is back open for "grab and go" service to return or pick up your reserved books (holds). Masks are required for entry. Meanwhile their programming is amping up online

Hester Street Fair Announces Opening Day

The Hester Street Fair will be up and running "IRL" this Saturday, August 15th, 2020. As with most businesses and venues, it has been operating online-only throughout the ongoing pandemic. The fair, made up of an ever-changing selection of...

Bluestockings Bookstore Finds a New Home on the LES, Continues Fundraising

Bluestockings Bookstore reports, via their Instagram account, that they have found a new home in another Lower East Side location, at 116 Suffolk St., after announcing they would have to move from their longtime home at 172 Allen St.

Official Bronze Plaque Installed For Togo the Sled Dog in Seward Park

The historic statue of "Togo" the sled dog in the recently renovated Seward Park now has an official plaque. The bronze plaque was installed in a collaboration with the parks department and the Seward Park Conservancy.

Bluestockings Bookstore Announces Search For New Home

Longtime activist bookstore, cafe and collective, Bluestockings Bookstore, has announced they are being forced to move from their location at 172 Allen St., after 21 years. They write: Friends, comrades, fierce lovers of radical spaces to reimagine our world, We did...

Reimagining Creative Community in the Time of COVID-19

I recently checked in, over the phone, with Craig T. Peterson, Artistic Director of the Abrons Arts Center, to see how someone used to overseeing a vibrant cultural space that offers performance presentations, exhibitions, education programs, and residencies, is managing

Sign Up Now For Free and Low Cost Virtual Animation Workshops (Sponsored)

New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) presents two exciting multi-day Virtual Animation Workshops, taught by acclaimed instructors from the New York Film Academy: Animation Modeling Class (for teens 14-18) Over three days, participants will learn the basics of industry standard Maya Autodesk interface...
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Jim Jarmusch Newsprint Collages Come to James Fuentes Gallery

It turns out indie filmmaking icon Jim Jarmusch is also a visual artist who has been fascinated by newsprint...
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