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.
Thur-Sun April 17-20Clemente Soto Valez Cultural CenterThis weekend-long Easter festival is a twisted take on the whimsical spring fair. There will be an easter egg hunt, game-booth, on-site bar, DJ and live entertainment.
Tickets: $10, $20 includes entry and 25 Booth Tickets.
April 2 - 20La MaMa E.T.C. Roberto Juarez will be installing himself in the La Mama Galleria for a month, where he will use the space as his gallery to produce work. Visitors are invited to participate in an ongoing studio visit and discussion.
Closing reception April 19th, 6-9 PM.
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.
Fri & Sat, March 28-April 19 @ 7 PMWOW Cafe TheaterAn original multimedia theater piece inspired by chapters of Italo Calvino's novel Cosmicomics, this work presents a series of vignettes tracking the evolution of the history of the universe.
Tickets: $16 Advance, $18 At the door, $12 Student/Senior.
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 18-20, Fri-Sat @ 8 PM, Sun @ 7 PMWOW Cafe TheaterImprovisational theater with Karen Getz and Karen Jennings- join their characters as two time traveling anthropologists bring their data back to the 1800's.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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