April 3-27Clemente Soto Valez Cultural CenterThis provocative series of work by Linda Vallejo reimagines Western Cultural iconography and icons as Latinos.
March 30- Oct. 5The Ukrainian MuseumThis exhibition offers a look into the lives of Crimean Tatars who have returned to their ancestral homeland since 1987.
March 29- Nov. 2The Ukrainian MuseumIn Shevchenko's Land, is an exhibition based on etchings by Taras Shevchenko, who planned to document the most important events in Ukrainian history, tradition and culture. The etchings are exhibited alongside cultural artifacts from the Museum's permanent collection.
April 3-27 @ 7 PMHorse Trade Theater GroupBased on John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, this satire explores American history and culture in a heart-warming tale about money and capitalism.
April 14-May 4 @ 1,4,7 PMThe Metropolitan PlayhouseNew Plays that explore life on the Lower East Side, surrounding themes of Movers, Shakers, Outsiders and Ghosts. See website for full lineup.
Tickets: $11 Child, $16 Student/Senior, $21 Adult, $50 4 Show Festival Pass
April 23-May 4 @ Various TimesDixon PlacePushing the boundaries of gender conformity, ensemble unity and audience activation in LAVA's evening-long dance performance. The diverse artists connect the human to the geologic through the metaphorical, visceral and scientific.
Tickets: $20 Advance, $23 At the Door, $17 Students/Seniors, $15 on 4/23 & 4/29.
Thursdays April 10- May 15 @ 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
Tue-Sun, April 22-June 1 @ Various TimesNew York Theatre WorkshopEdgar Allen Poe's last days are portrayed in a visually striking and sonically complex action-opera, Red-Eye to Havre de Grace.
April 17-May 11 M, W-Sa @ 8 PM, Su @ 3 PMThe New York Neo-FuturistsAdventuring into the subconscious of American theater legend, Eugene O'Neil, this performance removes dialogue and strips the play down to pure action in a physical comedy.
March 22- April 27The Ukrainian MuseumCelebrate the season with this exhibition of the unique Ukranian Easter eggs, Pysanky. Known for their colorful and intricate designs, the Museum will exhibit eggs decorated in a variety of regional styles and motifs.
Sat & Sun, April 4- May 17 @ 8 PMDMACWhat do you get when you cross How to Marry A Millionaire, La Cage aux Folles and Life Boat? ADRIFT! Back-by-popular-demand, this production serves up scandal, debauchery, heart and fun!
Fridays @ 10 PMNuyorican Poets CafeWatch professional poets perform - judges are 5 randomly chosen audience members!
Tickets: $10 at door, $20 VIP tickets online-do not have to wait on line.
Every Fri & Sat @ 10:30 PMThe New York Neo-Futurists30 plays in 60 minutes. Same time every week, Never the same show.
Tickets: $18 General Admission.
Fridays & Saturdays @ 10:30pmThe New York Neo-FuturistsOur show is an ever-changing attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes--an original concept by Greg Allen and the Neo-Futurists. The single unifying element of these plays is that they are performed from a perspective of absolute honesty. Each short play is written by a performer, honed by the ensemble, and randomly collaged with twenty-nine other plays through high energy audience participation.
Sat. April 12 & 26 @ 10:00am-4:00pmWorks In Progress NYCOffering artists and enthusiasts a thorough hands-on introduction to contemporary textile silk-screening. Students will learn the skills and techniques necessary to produce industry-standard products on commercial-grade equipment. Make sure to bring a t-shirt or fabric to print on as well as a notebook.
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.
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.
Sat & Sun April 5-27 @ 9 PMHorse Trade Theater GroupJoin NYC's funniest female comics in a fast-paced sexy show of laughs and burlesque.
Sat & Sun April 5-27 @ 10:30 PMHorse Trade Theater GroupGotham's Premiere Variety Show that features Comedy, Music, Burlesque, Vaudeville, etc!
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.
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