Astor Place is constantly in motion. The nexus point of an exciting, young, vibrant and artistic community where East and West Villages meet. Historically a transient space, the newly reconstructed Astor Place boasts year-round public open space and cultural activities that establish it as the heart of the neighborhood.
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John Hejduk Works/Jan Palach Memorial
41 Cooper Square
Through an exhibition and an installation, The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture proudly celebrates the work of 1950 Cooper Union graduate, architect and Dean Emeritus, John Q. Hejduk! The exhibition Hélène Binet – John Hejduk Works will present seven of Hejduk’s built works as photographed by Hélène Binet, a renowned London-based...
Greenwich Village Free Walking Tours
St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery
131 E. 10th Street
Steeped in artistic, political and progressively social history, Greenwich Village today remains a cultural melting pot. The ‘Village’ has been, and remains a bohemian capital, a center of the modern LGBT movement and one of the birthplaces of the ‘Beat’ and 60’s counter cultures. Join a FREE Greenwich Village walking tour led by the Village Alliance, each...
Astor Blaster Silent Disco
Alamo (Astor Place Cube)
445 Lafayette Street
FOR LIVE EVENT UPDATES CLICK HERE Astor Place - The Alamo sculpture, the “Cube”, turns 50 this year and to celebrate you can dance the night away at Astor Blaster, the first ever FREE silent disco at Astor Place! Three live DJ’s will spin their decks with tunes featuring the very best beats of today, with a nod to the musical heritage of the...
Astor Blaster Silent Disco POSTPONED TO JUNE 9TH
Astor Blaster POSTPONED TO FRIDAY JUNE 9TH 6:30pm - 10:30pm We might have the best beats, but we can't beat the rain. With rain forecast for Friday we've RESCHEDULED Astor Blaster to FRIDAY JUNE, 9th, 6:30pm-10:30pm. Join us then for warmer weather, HOT beats, DJ's and one SIZZLING summer shindig. For further information and LIVE updates visit the event page by...
The 'Alamo' Cube Turns 50!
Join us this spring, summer and fall as we present FREE community programming to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Tony Rosenthal's iconic 'Alamo' cube sculpture: Astor Poetry Jam April 22 Astor Blaster Silent Disco May 5 Creativity Cubed May 19, June 24, July 22 Astor Fitness Series Wednesday and Saturday mornings May 31 - July 29 NYCDOT Summer Streets August 5...
Astor Blaster Silent Disco DJ Line Up Announced!
It's not long until the first ever Astor Blaster Silent Disco and we're more than a little excited to unveil our DJ line-up!! Don't forget you can also bring your own headset and dance to the beat of your own drummer ! Introducing our DJ's - DJ SANiTY, DJ ANNAKICKARSE and DJ Kenneth Rage! DJ SANiTY Demitri Kesoglides, a.k.a. SANiTY (or DJ SANiTY), has been...
Soaring Poetry & Voices Pause Astor Place
The inaugural Astor Poetry Jam brought together sixteen poets, the Bowery Poetry Club, the Strangers Project and the Academy of American Poets for a day of poetry and music, raising the curtain on a series of events to celebrate fifty years of the Alamo sculpture and National Poetry Month. From under heavy gray skies, there emerged powerful soaring voices, carrying...