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It's your last weekend to catch the world premier of the "danceumentary," In Search of the Invisible People, at Dixon Place. Invisible People was created by Niles Ford and The Uban Dance Collective as a commissioned piece that traces the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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The Festival of New Trumpet (FONT): Forward Flight - continues tonight and tomorrow at Abrons Arts Center. The festival offers a collection of performances designed to highlight the forward-looking trajectory of current brass music. Performers include Dave Douglas, The Low-Anthem,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Cuchifritos, the art gallery/project space located inside The Essex Street Market will present the exhibition “Yumi Janairo Roth: F.O.B.”, tomorrow with an opening reception and panel discussion from 4-6pm. The exhibit features recent work by Colorado artist Yumi Roth (created... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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If you're looking for a blast from the past (when babysitting mis-adventures were much more fantastic) this weekend's midnight movie at the Sunshine is Jim Henson's cult classic fantasy/adventure/musical, Labyrinth, with a young Jennifer Connely and a wonderfully goth David... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Select artists from the most recent round of the Rhizome Commissions will present and discuss their works in progress tomorrow night at the New Museum. Rhizome, a non-profit affiliate of the New Museum, was founded in the 90's to promote... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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The monthly variety show, "Skits 'n Tits", highlighting "the best of downtown burlesque beauties, comedians, sketch, variety acts, and music" is back at The Bowery Poetry Club tonight at 10pm. This month’s line up will include Adrienne Lapalucci (Winner of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at The Lo-Down
You're date can still enjoy a good old-school cocktail tomorrow. We were there last night and they said they should be open for another month or so...
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Host, Michael Green at the "Picked by the Pros" wine tasting event - photo courtesy of Sean Sime A good time was had by all at University Settlement's first "young professionals" event last week at the French restaurant, Jadis. Celebrity... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Thomas Benjamin Snapp Pryor - photo by Traven Rice This week, The Lo-Down launches our new series, "My LES". The weekly feature will spotlight a wide variety of people who live on the Lower East Side. If you would like... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Three art gallery openings of note tonight: DCKT Contemporary (195 Bowery) presents Zoe Crosher’s The Unraveling of Michelle duBois. Reception 6-8pm. Thierry Goldberg Projects (5 Rivington) presents Blood of a Poet, a group exhibition with works by Harold Ancart, Olivier... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Returning after a successful run at Abrons Arts Center last spring and reviewed as one of The New Yorker's best shows of 2009, Banana Bag & Bodice's underground hit, Beowulf - A Thousand Years of Baggage, will be offering late-night... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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A concerned reader alerted us of a possible tragedy after learning that Sugar Sweet Sunshine Bakery on Rivington St. was closed (keep the good tips coming, concerned readers!) She asked us to investigate after hearing there was a note on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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A still from Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People: Last Meadow American Realness - A Festival of Contemporary Performance (APAP), will be visiting the Abrons Arts Center this weekend as part of the Annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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It's not too late to take part in a unique wine tasting event to benefit University Settlement tonight at the French restaurant, Jadis (42 Rivington) at 7:00pm. “Picked by the Pros” will be hosted by celebrity wine consultant Michael Green... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Try not to miss The Sweetback Sisters tonight at The Living Room. (If you do, they will return on Jan. 20th and 27th.) The band is a "Voice Choice" this week. Christopher Weingarten writes, "Not as out there as, say,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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If you're looking for some "green" activity, you can still volunteer to help out at this weekend's Mulchfest 2010 (happening in parks city-wide) but you'll need to attend a training session this evening at 6:30p at the Arsenal (830 5th... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Our friends at The Lower East Side Girls Club will be receiving 5% of the proceeds from Whole Foods shoppers on Bowery today (10a - 8p) as part of Whole Foods Community Giving Day. The Girls Club writes, "Your purchases... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Laura Siegel, a Development Director at the Greenwich Village Youth Council, has written to invite all interested girls, ages 9 through eighth grade, to participate in their FREE Girls' Basketball Skills Clinic on Friday, Jan. 8th at 6pm. The clinic... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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The New Museum is bringing back choreographer Trajal Harrell's solo performance, Twenty Looks or Paris is Burning at the Judson Church, this Thursday and Friday evening at 7:00pm. The performance, which was welcomed with warm reviews this past fall, is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2010 at The Lo-Down
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Comedienne and recent bullish financial commenter, Reno, will kick off a new winter series, "Money Talks With Citizen Reno", at Dixon Place tonight at 8:00pm. She always brings a wall street insider (or "Finance Professional") on stage with her and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2010 at The Lo-Down
Thanks Walter. We are very interested in using some historical photographs for this project, as well, so that is a great tip.
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2009 on On Essex: Our New Series at The Lo-Down
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Patti Smith at Coney Island in 1996, from the documentary “Patti Smith: Dream of Life.” If you weren't able to snag a ticket for Patti Smith And Her Band's three-night run at the Bowery Ballroom (culminating in what's bound to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2009 at The Lo-Down
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LoHo Realty is sponsoring their winter blood drive, in conjunction with the NYC Blood Service, this evening, from 3pm-9pm at: 477 FDR Drive (near Grand St.) Community Room of East River Cooperative. They write, "The need for blood is currently... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2009 at The Lo-Down
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In 2009, The Abrons Arts Center offered a year packed full of assorted avant-garde, experimental, musical and visual delights. Now, artistic director Jay Wegman (profiled earlier this year by the NY Times) has earned bragging rights by making two of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2009 at The Lo-Down
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The Educational Alliance Art School (197 E. Broadway) will be hosting open studios this Sunday from 3:00p - 6:00p with an exhibit and pottery sale by current art school members. The Art School Director, Walter O'Neill, writes "This is a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2009 at The Lo-Down