Sat & Sun, Dec 7-8 @ 11:00AM-5:00PMThe Ukrainian MuseumIt's that time again … time to mark your calendars for one of the Museum's most highly anticipated and popular annual events: the Christmas Bazaar. Come one, come all for a huge selection of baked goods, crafts, books, holiday decorations, bric-a-brac, and much, much more.
FREE and open to the public.
Oct 20 - Dec 29, Wed-Sun @ 11:30am-5:30pmThe Ukrainian MuseumAn extensive documentary exhibition consisting of photographs prints, documents, government reports, eyewitness accounts, and other archival material detailing virtually every aspect of the tragedy. Evocations, a collection of works by acclaimed artist Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak, presents thought-provoking interpretations of the Holodomor and other dark periods in Ukraine's history.
Nov 2-Feb 2, Wed-Sun @ 11:30am-5:30pmThe Ukrainian MuseumComprised of 28 original posters (27 of these were donated to the Museum's permanent collection by Dr. Jurij Rybak and Anna Ortynskyj), the politics behind the propaganda, and their artistic expression. Following the Revolution of 1917 and the end of tsarist rule, political posters were used to reinforce the new state's directives and to convey a positive image of the new regime.
Saturdays @ 12:00pm-1:30pmLower East Side History ProjectThis popular and exciting tour explores the former social clubs, homes and haunts of some of the most influential 20th century mobsters, while uncovering the truth behind many Mafia legends. Discuss the Italian immigrant experience and the social, political and economical conditions which allowed organized gangsterism to thrive in the slums of New York City by the turn of the century.
Tickets: $20. RSVP Required.
Saturday, December 7 @ 2, 4, 6 & 8PMClemente Soto Valez Cultural CenterIn 1917 the U.S. Congress passed the Jones Act, which gave Puerto Ricans North American citizenship. This led to the biggest wave of migration known as "The Great Migration". Winner of Best Short Doc at the 2013 Rincón International Film Festival, Martorell De Aqui Pa'llá is a magical, romantic epic story of this migration.
Nov 19-Jan 5, Tue-Wed @ 7pm, Thu-Fri @ 8:00pm, Sat @ 3pm & 8pm, Sun @ 2pm & 7pmNew York Theatre WorkshopThe enduring music of Burt Bacharach is given new life in this energetic evening of musical celebration. Steven Hoggett, whose award-winning choreography was featured in such diverse pieces as Once, Peter and the Starcatcher, and Black Watch , returns to NYTW for a third time. What's It All About? is a reintroduction to the timeless music of Burt Bacharach through the eyes and ears of a new generation.
Tickets: $85 and up.
Every Saturday @ 3:00-4:30pmLower East Side History ProjectThis comprehensive tour goes off the beaten path, exploring districts and aspects of our neighborhood most excursions overlook. Sure, we'll discuss the tenements and immigrant experience in detail, but we'll go beyond the familiar narrative and cover a thousand years of important history; from Native Americans to modern-day gentrification.
RSVP required: 347-465-7767 Tickets: $20.
Saturday, December 7 @ 7:00pmThe Ukrainian MuseumChorus “DUMKA” of New York under the direction of Maestro Vasyl Hrechynsky.
Tickets: is $15; $10 for members and seniors; $5 for students. Includes reception and gallery access. Limited seating! Order tickets in advance at 212.228.0110 or online.
Nov 15-Dec 15, Thu-Sat @ 7:30pm, Sun @ 3:00pm, & Nov 18 @ 7:30pmThe Metropolitan PlayhouseBetween his wife and his spendthrift step-son Charles, Mr. Apex is soon to be bankrupt. Accusations fly; betrayals appear to abound; and hopes for justice lie in the hands of an unlikely pair: a ruthlessly practical businessman and a big-hearted nanny. Will any of them see beyond their primary interest...
Fri & Sat, Dec 6-21 @ 7:30pmDixon PlaceAccording to American author and educator, Henry Van Dyke, time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. Dedicated to the loving memory of Niles Ford, UDC’s founder and to the memory of Carli Zackery-Rogers, Rejoice is an engaging and elegiac performance.
Thu-Sat, Dec 5-21 @ 8:00pmDMACFrom the team that brought you the long running All About Meat (the Garcias) comes the hilarious Adrift (sexcapades on the high seas) Meet the infamous Rivli girls who leave their life a sin, sex and self-deception at the notorious Rivoli Nightclub in Havana Cuba and head off on a raft to pursue life, liberty and rich husband in America. Rollicking raunchy hilarity ensues.
First Saturdays @ 10:00pmWOW Cafe TheaterHosts JZ Bich and Mercedes Matilda present: November 2 the ultimate lust show - "The Dungeon,” December 7 overwhelmingly sensual "Feast,” and January 4 so naughty it must be nice “Catholic School.” Some may call us blasphemous, but we say we are what NYC is about: queerness, glitter and worship of all things different!
Fri-Sat, Dec 6-14 @ 10:30The New York Neo-FuturistsToo Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind presents their annual "BEST OF" 2013 SHOW! A must-do holiday event.
Through Feb 23, Wed-Sun @ 11:30am-5:30pmThe Ukrainian MuseumFolk art ceramics consisted of pottery used to store food and liquids, for cooking, and for the decoration of homes; building products such as bricks, oven tiles, roof shingles, and smoke chimneys; and various toys. All these items could be glazed or unglazed, ornamented or plain, depending on the item's final use as well as on local tradition.
Sundays @ 11:00amLower East Side History ProjectTrace the steps of pre-Prohibition era gangsters like Monk Eastman, Max “Kid Twist” Zweifach, “Big” Jack Zelig and Benjamin “Dopey” Fein – pivotal figures in the organizing of crime in New York City. Learn about the Jewish immigrant experience on the Lower East Side and the conditions that led to organized gangsterism.
Tickets: $20. RSVP Required.
Sundays @ 3:00pm-4:30pmLower East Side History ProjectBuried deep beneath today's Chinatown lies New York City's legendary Five Points -- one-time godforsaken heart of the immigrant, impoverished and working-poor ghetto. A hallowed ground where days-long battles were fought over turf, culture, class and religion during one of the most corrupt and tumultuous eras in the history of this city.
Mondays, Sep 16-Dec 9Rod Rodgers Dance SchoolCREATIVE MOVEMENT for TOTS - In this class, kids will enjoy movement in a playful environment. For kids from walking to 3yo. The presence of an adult is required. DRUMMING for TOTS - The class is open to Children able to sit up by themselves to 3yo. They will learn the basics of drumming rhythms, singing, drumming circle and solos. First class of the month will be dedicated to music instrument making! The presence of an adult is required.
Mondays, Sep 16 - Dec 16 @ 8:00pmDMACBack by popular demand! 11 weeks only! Written and designed by Michelangelo Alasa, "Confessions of a Cuban Sex Addict" is the true story of Raphael, ex-rent boy, artist and sexual outlaw. Tickets: FREE, reservation needed
Tuesday, December 10 @ 7:30PMDixon PlaceCreated by Michael Cross Burke and curated by Doug Post, the mission of this series is to showcase male dancers performing in solo or ensemble works created by choreographers of either gender. Featuring Prashant Shah, Aaron McGloin, Juhwan Hwang (pictured), and Danté Brown.
Tuesdays @ 8:00pm, Oct 22 - Dec 17DMACIn 1969, Andy Warhol rented out the theater at 62 East 4th Street and presented a series of gay porn films under the title, Andy's Boys To Adore Galore. Playwright, Michelangelo Alasa', attended one of those screenings and was thrust into a world he had never experienced before. Andy@62 is a thrilling part sit down/walk through theatrical event where Warhol, Monroe, Dietrich and Kahlo come to life...
Tuesdays, December 10 & 17 @ 9:00PMHorse Trade Theater GroupHOW LTR STOLE CHRISTMAS is a chaotic Christmas spectacular comprised of elf choirs, alien Christmas trees, holiday sweater stripteases, a reenactment of the Hanukah story, staged readings of the worst-ever TV holiday specials, and what will likely be highly unwholesome holiday magic.
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