Here’s the Schedule for Week 3 of the Lower East Side History Month

Posted on: May 14th, 2014 at 6:07 am by

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“From May West to Punk: The Bowery on Film” at Anthology Film Archives, May 16

Here we go. What follows is a list of programming highlights for week 3 (May 14-18) of the first annual Lower East Side History Month.

Definitely try to check out the micro film fest of Bowery cuts – From May West to Punk: The Bowery on Film – screening at the Anthology Film Archives Friday evening.

Special Events

  • Tenement Museum presents Making Italian America, 5/14, 6:30-8PM
  • MOCATALKS: David Henry Hwang & Huang Ruo on their new opera “An American Soldier,” 5/15, 7-8:30PM
  • Grand St. Settlement presents Back in the Day Play, 5/16, 1:15-3:15PM
  • Manny Cantor Center presents LES Kids Rock!, 5/18, 11AM-12PM
  • Over the Rainbow: Lag B’Omer for Kids, 5/18, 11AM-1PM
  • Sacred Sites Open House at Museum at Eldridge Street, 5/18, 12-2PM
  • Sacred Sites Open House at St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery, 5/18, 1-5PM
  • Mann Cantor Center presents FREE Sunrise Yoga, 5/19, 7-8AM


  • Synagogue Tours, 5/14 & 5/18, 10AM-5PM; 5/15-17, 10AM-3PM
  • Chinatown: A Walk Through History, 5/17, 1-2:30PM
  • Before and Behind the Curtain, exploring theaters of the 1850s, 5/17, 2-4PM
  • Lower East Side Stories: Traditional New York Cultural & Food, 5/18, 10:30-1:30PM
  • 19th Century NoHo: Glamour & Greed, Money & Murder, 5/18, 1-2PM
  • Moveable Feast: An Afternoon in the Lower East Side, 5/18, 2-6PM 


  • The Real Estate Show, What Next: 2014, 5/14-18, 12-6PM
  • Elizabeth Street Garden presents A Garden Clothesline Exhibit, 5/14-18, 12-6PM
  • Vanishing Space, Opening reception 5/16, 7-10PM; 5/18, 2-5PM

Film Screenings

  • FREE Weekly Film Screening, 5/14, 6:30-8PM
  • Regeneration (1915), 5/16, 7:15-9PM
  • She Done Him Wrong (1933), 5/16, 7:15-9PM
  • The Bowery (1933), 5/17, 5-7PM
  • On The Bowery (1956), 5/17, 7:30PM
  • Selected Bowery shorts, 5/17, 9:15-10:30PM
  • Slumming It: Myth and Culture on the Bowery (2002) & Bowery – Spring 1994 (1994), 5/18, 4-5:30PM
  • Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB (2009), 5/18, 6PM
  • The Vanishing City (2009), 5/18, 8PM


  • La MaMa Moves presents Yoshiko Chuma & Rebecca Lazier, 5/15, 8-9PM; 5/16-18, 7:30-8:30PM
  • Danspace Project presents Emmanuelle Huynh: A Vida Enorme/épisode 1, 5/15-17, 8-9PM
  • La MaMa Moves presents Les Communs, 5/16-17, 7:30-8:30PM; 5/18, 4-5PM
  • La MaMa Moves presents Elena Demyanenko, Dai Jian, Emmanuelle Huynh, & Ellen Fisher, 5/16-17,10-11PM; 5/18, 5:30-6:30PM
  • The News, an outdoor performance by Downtown Art, 5/17 @ 2-3PM
  • Danspace Project presents Conversations Without Walls, 5/17, 3-7PM
  • Klezmer Travels the World with David Glukh Ensemble, 5/18, 3-4:30PM

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