Through June 26, It’s Never Too Late for Early Voting

Through June 26, It’s Never Too Late for Early Voting

EARLY JUNE PRIMARY VOTING Saturday, June 18 through Sunday, June 26 The June Primary is scheduled for Tuesday, June 28, 2022 and will include elections for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Assembly, Judges, and Party Positions. To find your Early Voting or Election Day pollsite and view a sample ballot, click here. For more information via the Board of Elections, click […]

The Gift of Literacy

The Gift of Literacy

BY LAYLA LAW-GISIKO (candidate, NYS Assembly District 75) | My mother was born in Tunisia, a small North-African country, slightly smaller than the state of Kansas. She was the fifth child and the third daughter in a family of nine children. My mother’s two older sisters did not go to school. My grandmother was illiterate. […]

This Week in Chelsea: Week of June 13-19, 2022

This Week in Chelsea: Week of June 13-19, 2022

In This Week’s “THIS WEEK IN CHELSEA” The Big Mix / Stop Neighborhood Destruction Rally / West Side Community Fund Grants / The Tribeca Film Festival  / Down to Earth Farmers Market Chelsea / Early Primary Voting  / Events From Earlier in the Week: Understanding Monkeypox / Stargazing on the High Line / The Big Mix […]

Tribeca Film Festival Presents LGBTQIA+ Shorts: See Me, Feel Me

Tribeca Film Festival Presents LGBTQIA+ Shorts: See Me, Feel Me

BY WINNIE McCROY | The Tribeca Film Festival (June 8-19) opened last week with a slate of short films, including a collection of seven LGBTQIA+ Shorts called See Me, Feel Me. The shorts deal with issues of gay intimacy, relationships, S/M, racism, cross-dressing, coming out, self-harm, and intersectional queerness. Although they are all quite different […]

Anahid Sofian Celebrates 50 Years of Dance on West 15th Street

Anahid Sofian Celebrates 50 Years of Dance on West 15th Street

BY BONNIE ROSENSTOCK | Anahid Sofian opened her Oriental dance studio on West 15th Street in 1972, and is celebrating that auspicious occasion on Sat., June 18, with a night of dance, music, and libation. Billed as an Atelier Orientale, it will feature performers who were her students or teachers at her studio at one […]