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Dixon Place Hosts Annual HOT! Festival Launch Party

Embrace the heat this pride month with Dixon Place's Annual Hot! Festival opening night party on July 5th.

Join The Lo-Down to Talk About the “State of the Performing Arts” at Manny Cantor Center April 28

  In partnership with the Educational Alliance, The Lo-Down is continuing our series of panel discussions on interesting neighborhood topics at the new Manny Cantor Center (197 East Broadway between Essex and Clinton). We hope you'll join the conversation! After...

Arts Watch: HOT! Festival Kicks off at Dixon Place

Rain rain go away cause it’s HOT! at Dixon Place.  That would be the Hot! Festival---kicking off tonight with the Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show.  Dixon’s annual queer  “theater, music, dance, literature and homoeroticism for the whole family” festival...

Leah Wells Brings Bluegrass Banjo and Flamenco Guitar to Dixon Place

The noisy crowd at Dixon Place’s bar instantly falls silent as Leah Wells and her band take the stage. Though Wells is usually kind and unassuming, under the spotlight, in a glittering red headpiece, she morphs into a soulful...

Arts Watch: Two World Premieres to Catch This Weekend

February starts off with a theatrical bang this weekend as not one, but two shows will have their world premieres on downtown stages. The first is Nancy Giles’ autobiographical show, The Further Adventures Of The Accidental Pundette, at Dixon Place. ...

TLD Interview: Dixon Place’s LES Music Festival

We recently spoke with Jonny Goodman, the Director and Curator of Dixon Place’s upcoming First Annual Lower East Side Music Festival, about his vision for the festival, music on the Lower East Side,  and life as a musician. TLD –...

Arts Watch: Summertime Festivals on the LES

Summer is here and so are the summer festivals. This week two of them kick off on the LES: the undergroundzero festival begins on Friday the 29th, and Dixon Place’s HOT Festival revs up on Sunday, July 1st. Created originally...

‘Puppet Mocumentary’ at Dixon Place

Master puppeteer and performance artist James Godwin has been pushing the puppetry envelope for years with his Bunraku-inspired dark-comedy puppet troupe, The Elementals. His creations have been described by The Village Voice as “―gorgeously wrought mutants who look like...

Ari Gold Brings His Multi Media Musical to Dixon Place

Our friend Sir Ari Gold (the LES popstar and activist we profiled here) is working on a little something he calls an "Autobiographical Homotheatrical Multi-Media Musical." The work in progress, titled The Reel Ari Gold, will be presented at...

Vernon Reid Serves Up “Artificial Afrika”

Virtuoso guitarist, composer and multimedia artist Vernon Reid explores the vicissitudes of identity and authenticity in "Artificial Afrika – A Tale of Lost Cities," a new performance piece commissioned and presented by Dixon Place. Premiering Feb. 10, the piece is...
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Photo: Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Some of the headlines that caught our eye in the past week: --The NYPD cracked...
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