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Monthly ‘Movies @ MoRUS’ Series Kicks Off Tonight

Posted February 18, 2016 at 11:12 am

Your Thursday night just got infinitely cooler, my friends. Starting this evening (February 18), the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (a.k.a. MoRUS) will host their Movies @ MoRUS series at 155 Avenue C. Going down every third Thursday of the month at 7pm, Movies @ MoRUS’ flick roster will showcase topics of social justice, political […]

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MORUS Film Fest Brings ‘Subversion & the City’ this Weekend

Posted July 30, 2015 at 5:18 am

There’s more to anarchy than a little Project Mayhem. To prove it, this weekend the East Village Community Gardens will set the stage for a unique visual series exploring grassroots activism, how it has defined the steadfast voices of opposition on the Lower East Side, and how unconventional involvement can spark real change for the future. The spirit of Anarchy is embedded […]

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Take This Walking Tour to Learn About Surveillance Cameras Dotting the East Village

Posted June 16, 2015 at 5:06 am

Big Brother is most certainly watching your daily life in the East Village. Everyone knows surveillance cameras are everywhere these days, but when you actually see the tally, it’s pretty crazy. According to the latest (unofficial) count by the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (aka MoRUS), there are roughly 1,275 in this area of Manhattan […]

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Help Fund This New Documentary About Lower East Side Squatters Who Battled Giuliani [VIDEO]

Posted November 18, 2014 at 6:09 am

Lower East Side squatter history remains a fascinating, if not controversial chapter in the book of New York’s life. So much so that there is even a museum dedicated, at least partially, to preserving the cultural significance of the bygone movement – the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space. One upstart filmmaker hopes to capture the […]

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Channel Thirteen’s ‘MetroFocus’ Segment on the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space [VIDEO]

Posted January 10, 2014 at 6:10 am

Channel Thirteen’s semi-regular news magazine entitled “MetroFocus” produced a piece on the year-old Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (“MoRUS”), which aired on TV last night. It’s a quick primer on squatter culture and the C-Squat museum dedicated to preserving that history. MoRUS founder Bill DiPaola did all the explaining…

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Recap: MoRUS Brings Sexy Eco-Fashion Show to Avenue C

Last modified February 12, 2013 at 4:54 pm

In the aftermath of snowstorm Nemo, I ventured out last night to check out the Direct Action Fashion Show on Avenue C, hosted by the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space (MoRUS).

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