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LES Love Story ‘It Happened in Havana’ Makes TV Debut Tomorrow [INTERVIEW]

Posted April 13, 2016 at 10:26 am

Here’s one you won’t want to miss. A little over a year ago, Judy Schiller’s directorial debut, It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story  premiered at Dixon Place on the Chrystie Street. Now it’s headed to public television for all to enjoy. To recap: the love story focuses on an elderly Jewish couple (Schiller’s parents, to be […]

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Your Chance to See R.L. Stine is Sunday at Dixon Place for ‘Spine Out’

Posted March 13, 2015 at 10:17 am

Hot on the heels of the New York screening of It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story, Dixon Place is hosting another event – same day – but of the novel variety. To officially kickoff the New York Teen Author Festival, “Spine Out” is a gathering of renowned young adult novelists who will pour out their craft verbally, through essays drawing on personal life […]

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Watch This ‘Yiddish Love Story’ at Dixon Place on Sunday

Posted March 11, 2015 at 10:00 am

Here’s something heartwarming to tide you over ’til spring. Judy Schiller’s directorial debut, It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story is making its way to the Lower East Side. To Dixon Place on Chrystie Street, in fact. The documentary embarks on two different journeys, sharing the childhood stories of Schiller’s parents, an elderly Jewish couple. Her mother resided in Poland […]

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‘War Lesbian’ Musical Opens Tomorrow Night at Dixon Place

Posted December 4, 2014 at 10:40 am

A new musical is coming to Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street) this week. Opening tomorrow night (December 5), War Lesbian explores an Inuit myth of a woman whose family rejects her for being different. In turn, she battles personal wars of her own while making a few others along the way. Sifting through a fair […]

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‘The Mystery of Pearl Street’ to Premiere at Dixon Place Tonight

Posted February 7, 2014 at 6:11 am

Looking for a night of intrigue? Tonight, Dixon Place will premiere The Mystery of Pearl Street, a theatrical production by playwright, performer, and journalist Toni Schlesinger. Directed by Will Detlefsen, the performance is based on speculation surrounding the disappearance of artists Camden Sylvia and Michael Sullivan from their 19th Century downtown loft, back in 1997. It’s a three-person double mystery play […]

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Tonight: Celebrating the Bowery at Dixon Place

Posted November 30, 2010 at 11:15 am

Tonight at Dixon Place, the Bowery Alliance of Neighbors and the Two Bridges Neighborhood Council are teaming up to honor the Bowery. The event will begin with a 6:00 pm happy hour, and will segue into showtime at 7:00 pm. It’s hosted by Kent Barwick of the Municipal Art Society, and features a deep panel […]