Police Blotter: Week of April 30-May 6

Police Blotter: Week of April 30-May 6

PETIT LARCENY: Black (Laundry) Bag Job | A 43-year-old man thought he could pull the wool over the eyes of employees at 455 W. 37th St.’s Duane Reade, but ended up getting collard by the fuzz. The man was arrested just after noon on Sat., April 20, when he was caught leaving the store with […]

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 […]

Today in Chelsea: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Today in Chelsea: Tuesday, April 30, 2019

MANHATTAN COMMUNITY BOARD 4 FULL BOARD MEETING | Yes, it’s called Today in Chelsea, and yes, we’re stepping outside that self-imposed “day of ” edict, to preview tomorrow’s installment of Community Board 4’s monthly full board meeting. It’s a love letter to anyone who’s ever come across construction in their neighborhood, and said, “But nobody […]

Tribeca Film Festival Reviews by Puma Perl: ‘Luce’ and ‘Pearl’

Tribeca Film Festival Reviews by Puma Perl: ‘Luce’ and ‘Pearl’

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW of LUCE | Julius Ohna’s third feature film, Luce, opens with the title character, played by Kelvin Harrison, Jr., giving a speech in his high school auditorium. He is witty, engaging, and inspirational; he rarely loses the wide smile—which, we soon learn, rarely reaches his eyes. A child soldier in Eritrea, he […]

Today in Chelsea: Monday, April 29, 2019

Today in Chelsea: Monday, April 29, 2019

  The Tribeca Film Festival: Through May 5 | A reliable source of compelling documentaries, world premiere feature films, virtual reality experiences and special events, this festival, which began as way to bolster its namesake neighborhood after the events of 9/11, always has a strong presence in Chelsea. This year, the SVA Theatre (333 W. […]

Today in Chelsea: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Today in Chelsea: Sunday, April 28, 2019

Trav S.D. Takes You to the Worlds Fairs | April 2019 marks the 80th Anniversary of the groundbreaking 1939 New York World’s Fair. To mark the occasion, Chelsea Community News contributor Trav S.D. has booked two talks at two related locations: one in Brooklyn, one in Queens. Sunday, April 28, 3pm, Trav talks about the […]

‘Discovery’ Directive Rests at Heart of Tribeca Film Festival

‘Discovery’ Directive Rests at Heart of Tribeca Film Festival

BY SCOTT STIFFLER | There’s a first time for everything—and with that in mind, providing a high-profile forum for new talent is a primary focus of Liza Domnitz, senior programmer of film, TV and new online work, for the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), unspooling through May 5 at, among other places, Chelsea’s SVA Theatre. Now […]