Fourth Arts Block

Local Groups Blast de Blasio for Being ‘Pleased’ with Jared Kushner’s Appointment to Senior White House Adviser

Last modified September 17, 2017 at 10:48 pm

Mayor de Blasio is quite happy (nay, “pleased”) at the appointment of local landlord Jared Kushner to Senior White House Adviser in father-in-law Trump’s administration. Despite Hizzoner’s opposition to the Donald. Perhaps you saw the story, and quotes, published in Politico the other day. “About the person of Jared Kushner — I respect him a […]

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Party’s Over: Peter Missing Paints 20-Foot-Long Mural for Lower East Side History Month

Posted May 6, 2016 at 5:10 am

The upside-down martini glass of yore, symbolizing the “party’s over” mantra of the eighties East Village, now has a dedicated mural. Its creator, artist-activist Peter Missing, painted a giant, cycloptic version with frequent collaborator Cyril Mazard at the corner of East Houston and Second Avenue (i.e. First Street Green). Missing and Mazard began the task […]

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3rd Annual Lower East Side History Month is Announced for May

Posted January 22, 2016 at 10:32 am

With spring just around the corner (though, not without some snow first), so is the 3rd annual Lower East Side History Month. As in years prior, the event (sponsored by FABnyc and Downtown Art) is set to kickoff May 1, and will once again unite local businesses and organizations through celebrating the neighborhood’s rich and diverse cultural heritage. This […]

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The ‘East Village is Back’ for the 39th Annual Ukrainian Festival

Posted May 15, 2015 at 9:34 am

Today kicks off the 39th annual St. George Ukrainian Festival, which has been appropriately parlayed into another festival of sorts – “The East Village Is Back!” celebration. After the devastating fire that shook the community back in March, the East Village Independent Merchants Association, the Lower East Side History Month, and St. George’s Ukrainian Catholic Church […]

Lower East Side History Month is Two Days Away

Posted April 29, 2015 at 10:19 am

After a successful first campaign, a second helping of LES History Month is being served to the neighborhood again next month (i.e. two days). May promises to be packed with festivals, films, tours, talks, theater, workshops, exhibits, and presumably more – all marching to the beat of awareness and appreciation for the rich, cultural history that’s […]

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FAB’s 9th Annual Spring ‘Load OUT!’ is Tomorrow

Posted April 10, 2015 at 9:22 am

It’s time for the 9th annual Load OUT!, a creative gathering centered around donated sets, costumes, props and office equipment, for the purpose of repurposing. Presented by FABnyc, and hosted by Rod Rodgers Dance Company and Duo Multicultural Arts Center, the event reaches out to arts and cultural groups, non-profits, and community members, encouraging them to participate in […]

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MiLES Offering Free Co-Working Hub for Those Affected by 2nd Avenue Gas Explosion

Posted April 6, 2015 at 9:19 am

Starting Today, MiLES (Made in the Lower East Side) is offering a free pop-up Co-Working hub for those affected by the East Village gas explosion. Located at 103 Allen Street, the space is being offered to both businesses and residents who are in need of workspace. In addition to the basic amenity of space, MiLES […]

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2nd Annual Lower East Side History Month is Announced for May

Posted February 26, 2015 at 9:22 am

After a successful maiden voyage last year, the Lower East Side History Month is set to return this May. As before, the goal is to unite a swath of local businesses and organizations in celebrating the neighborhood’s rich and diverse cultural heritage. This year will be anchored by three themes: “LES Heroines,” “Activism and Anarchy in the Lower […]

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Here’s the Schedule for Week 3 of the Lower East Side History Month

Last modified May 14, 2014 at 9:16 am

Here we go. What follows is a list of programming highlights for week 3 (May 14-18) of the first annual Lower East Side History Month. Definitely try to check out the micro film fest of Bowery cuts – From May West to Punk: The Bowery on Film – screening at the Anthology Film Archives Friday evening. Special […]

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Lower East Side History Month: Week 2 Schedule

Posted May 8, 2014 at 10:14 am

Herewith, a list of programming highlights for week 2 (May 8-11) of the first annual Lower East Side History Month. Performances La MaMa Moves presents Resonance: Miki Orihara Solo Concert, 5/8-5/11, 7:30PM Danspace Project Presents Okwui Okpokwasili: Bronx Gothic, 5/8-5/10, 7:30PM La MaMa Moves presents Ashley Chen & Dylan Crossman, 5/9-5/11, 5:30PM THE NEWS – […]

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