The 13th Annual Dance Parade & Festival will take place on Saturday, May 18th, with over 10,000 dancers, DJs and live bands. The Parade will begin at 12:35pm on Broadway at 21st Street, with a ceremonial Native American circle dance. At 1:00pm, the Parade will dance its way down Broadway to Astor Place, to perform in front of the grandstand. Continuing on East on St. Mark’s Place, the festivities will end at Tompkins Square Park with free classes and performances on five stages from 3:00pm to 7:00pm
The Soho Arts Network will hold its Annual Downtown Culture Walk on Saturday, April 27th from Noon to 6pm. This is the third year for the self-guided walking tour, highlighting the non profit art spaces in the SoHo and downtown neighborhoods.
On January 14, 1969, the St. Mark’s Historic District was one of the first historic districts to be designated a City Landmark. Now, as we approach its 50th anniversary, the Greenwich Village Society of Historic Preservation is planning a celebration. RSVP for the Event to be held on Wednesday, January 16th, and check out a wonderful and informative article on the Secrets of the St. Mark’s Historic District by 6SqFt.
57 Great Jones, once owned by Andy Warhol, was the home and studio of Jean-Michel Basquiat. This month, the ground-floor space has been converted to a temporary gallery, inspired by the late artist ~ with an opening exhibition by Basquiat’s friend Al Diaz, also known as #SAMO, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the Basquiat’s passing.
The Brant Foundation will open its new East Village Gallery doors on March 6, 2019 in what was the home/studio of the late artist, Walter De Maria, who passed away in 2013. Inaugural exhibition ~ works by Jean-Michel Basquiat.
The non-profit group, Artolution and the students at PS 751 & Harvey Milk High School came together to create an incredible mural capturing their diversity and individuality. We were thrilled to come across it, and wanted to share a few pictures we took today.