$10,000 Needed to Restore Beloved Binford Mural

$10,000 Needed to Restore Beloved Binford Mural

BY DONATHAN SALKALN (CRDC Executive Committee) | Chelsea, what we know of it lately, is too often “Here today, gone this afternoon.” Vulnerable spaces are being turned into towers of luxury housing, chain stores, and high-end retail, with no regard to its past. Yet, this past year, a developer broke the mold. Gemini Rosemont, which […]

Community Activities: Week of April 30-May 6, 2019

Community Activities: Week of April 30-May 6, 2019

Sun. May 5 | Pier Groups: A Conversation with Jonathan Weinberg at the Whitney Museum of American Art | Following the Stonewall riots, the Hudson River piers and surrounding Meatpacking District became a site of exploration and experimentation for queer artists. Timed to correspond with the publication of Pier Groups, author Jonathan Weinberg will be […]

Protecting our Planet, One Street Tree at a Time

Protecting our Planet, One Street Tree at a Time

  BY NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL SPEAKER COREY JOHNSON | Monday was Earth Day, a day where people all over the world came together to recommit ourselves to protecting our environment, and fight the dangers of climate change. Last week, the City Council celebrated Earth Day by taking the ambitious step of passing the Climate Mobilization Act, one […]

Community Activities: Week of April 23-29

Community Activities: Week of April 23-29

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day | Saturday, April 27, Turn in your unneeded or expired prescription medication for
safe disposal at the Lenox Health Greenwich Village (30 7th Ave.), 10am-2pm. For more information, visit DEATakeBack.com. April 24-26: Housing Works’ 15th annual Design on a Dime NYC | Bringing together over 70 nationally recognized interior designers who […]

Trav S.D. Takes You to the World’s Fairs!

Trav S.D. Takes You to the World’s Fairs!

BY TRAV S.D. | April 2019 marks the 80th Anniversary of the groundbreaking 1939 New York World’s Fair. To mark the occasion I’ve booked two talks at two related locations, one in Brooklyn, one in Queens. Sunday, April 28, 3pm: Backstage at the ’39 World’s Fair | The 1939 New York World’s Fair was famously held […]

Zimmer on Dance: The Joyce and New York Live Arts

Zimmer on Dance: The Joyce and New York Live Arts

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER | As happens in many parts of California, the wide-open spaces and warm, dry climate of Australia encourage the growth of good dancers. Three programs from Down Under coming to the Joyce include, April 29 through May 1, Attractor, a collaboration among Senyawa, an Indonesian musical duo, and two of Melbourne’s most […]

Head to The Shed: A Personal Experience

Head to The Shed: A Personal Experience

BY BERTE SCHACTER | It’s a special pleasure to be an early adopter in a city of over eight million. So, I have bragging rights as an April 10 visitor to The Shed a new performance space—and the experience-of-a-lunchtime immersive art performance of Gerhard Richter art and the music of two living composers, Arvo Pärt […]