An Avant-Garde Bargain

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The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University is currently exhibiting its annual repertory season of plays at the 3-Legged Dog (3LD) Art & Technology Center in Lower Manhattan. This weekend, and during the following four weeks, the two organizations are partnering to offer six shows staged by students graduating with MFA degrees in acting, […]

At Fraunces Tavern Museum:

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At Fraunces Tavern Museum: General Denis Mercier NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation   For an evening discussion on: The Changing Nature of Defense and Warfare in the Modern World Tuesday, April 17th   6:00pm Fraunces Tavern Museum No. 54 Pearl Street Following a reception will be held with light fare, beer, and wine. A “Dutch treat” dinner will […]

A Book Club Clio Would Love

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The Fraunces Tavern Museum (54 Pearl Street) is hosting a new American history-centric book club, with a particular focus on the Revolutionary Era. The club will meet quarterly and be led by the Museum’s Executive Director, Jessica B. Phillips. The first meeting is slated for Tuesday April 10 at 6:00 pm., and will feature discussion […]

Church Street School of Music and Art’s Event was Quite an Event

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More than 250 people attended last night’s annual event celebrating and supporting one of Lower Manhattan’s most cherished institutions, Church Street School for Music and Art. Peter Braus and Dwight Yellen were honored for their guidance in enabling the school to, literally, have “a new lease on life,” as Dr. Lisa Ecklund-Flores, put it. Earlier
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Neighbors

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Neighbors Elisa de la Roche Occupation: Actress Elisa de la Roche has lived in Lower Manhattan for over 30 years. She has been acting, singing and dancing since she was a teenager. Now though March 18 she is appearing in a new play downtown “Three on a Match” at IATI Theater at 64 East 4th Street. […]

Tribeca Meet & Greet

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Everyone is invited to visit Fred Astaire Dance Studio on Thursday February 22, 6:30 – 9 PM.  They aren’t a storefront business; they’re up on the 9th floor at 291 Broadway (between Duane and Reade) Suite 900 This is a great opportunity to mingle with other Tribeca businesses on a chilly winter evening. Fred Astaire Dance Studio Downtown […]

Lend Them a Tenor

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The Down Town Glee Club, a male chorus that has been performing American popular music for 90 years, is looking for a few good men for all voice parts. Interested candidates are encouraged to drop by on any Tuesday evening (beginning January 30), between 6:00 and 6:30 pm, at St. Margaret’s House (49 Fulton Street […]

“Is It Too Early to Start Thinking about College?”

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Manhattan Youth’s five-part Wednesday Workshops series of presentation for parents of teens and “tweens” continues at the Downtown Community Center (120 Warren Street) on Wednesday, February 7 (at 6:30 pm) with, “Is It Too Early to Start Thinking about College?” This discussion will be hosted by bestselling author and college planning guru
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Thinkin’ of Borinquen

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When Hurricane Sandy hit New York City in 2012, flooding the Downtown Community Center and much of Lower Manhattan, it was through the support and resilience of the downtown community that Manhattan Youth was able to recover, rebuild, and continue offering its programming to over 4,500 families. This year, the Manhattan Youth Tritons Swim Team […]

New in Town?

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If you have a new business in Lower Manhattan and would like to meet other Tribeca business owners, here’s a great opportunity to mingle and network. Organized by BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, Tribeca Meet & Greet has monthly meetings in a different Tribeca restaurant or business. We share a drink, exchange ideas, and do […]