Fulton/Chelsea-Elliott Working Group’s Public Meeting Invites Tenant Input

Fulton/Chelsea-Elliott Working Group’s Public Meeting Invites Tenant Input

BY DONATHAN SALKALN | On the evening of Nov. 20, a workshop-style public meeting sponsored by the Fulton/Chelsea-Elliott Working group focusing on living conditions within Chelsea’s New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) properties brought together residents, staff from the offices of Chelsea’s local elected officials, and NYCHA representatives. The event was sponsored by the Fulton/Chelsea-Elliott Working […]

‘Slava’s Snowshow’ Delivers a Blizzard of Delights

‘Slava’s Snowshow’ Delivers a Blizzard of Delights

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | When Slava’s Snowshow first came to New York, back in 2004, American culture had little representation of clowning outside of Pennywise from It, and the new interpretation of The Joker from latest Batman movie. How times have changed in the last 15 years… Slava Polunin, the creator of Snowshow, hails from […]

This Week in Chelsea: December 2-8, 2019

This Week in Chelsea: December 2-8, 2019

Tuesday, December 3: Puma Perl Book Launch Party | Like its always eclectic, often eccentric namesake neighborhood, Chelsea Community News finds, at the core of its identity, the collective wisdom and creative drive of its multi-tasking contributors. Longtime Lower East Side resident Puma Perl is a perfect example. The writer, performer, producer, curator, and multi […]

Puma Perl’s ‘Birthdays Before and After’ Poetry Collection Tracks Times of Change and Chaos

Puma Perl’s ‘Birthdays Before and After’ Poetry Collection Tracks Times of Change and Chaos

Like its always eclectic, often eccentric namesake neighborhood, Chelsea Community News finds, at the core of its identity, the collective wisdom and creative drive of its multi-tasking contributors. Longtime Lower East Side resident Puma Perl is a perfect example. The writer, performer, producer, curator, and multi award-winning journalist is also a widely published poet, whose […]

Holiday Dance From Across Cultures

Holiday Dance From Across Cultures

BY ELIZABETH ZIMMER George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker | The ur-flake in the upcoming blizzard of Nutcrackers is Balanchine’s gargantuan holiday spectacular for New York City Ballet, featuring 90 dancers, 62 musicians, and over a 100 students (in two casts) from the School of American Ballet. The familiar Tchaikovsky score, gorgeous costumes by Karinska, and sets by […]

This Week in Chelsea: Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2019

Through January 6, 2020: The Edge Of Glamour Exhibition  | With work acerbic, provocative, clever, and empathetic, Kristin Simmons’ The Edge of Glamour delves into personal desire, cultural habits, and rampant consumerism. “Hidden beneath the perfect Barbie smile, or the glittery jewels tumbling out of the RX bags, or the extravagant wealth commensurate with owning stocks, is […]

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