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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Philostoria (An Open Mic With A Twist)
HOSTED BY JULIUS BALTONADO Bowery Poetry is the place for poets, and that also means this is a place for your voice, your art, and your STORY. At Philostoria, we want to bring you the stories that shape the art, the vision, and the heart of every poet that shines their light into the world from our stage here at Bowery Poetry. We want to build a community of...
NICK ESTES, "INDIGENOUS RESISTANCE IN AN ERA OF CLIMATE CHANGE"
41 Cooper Square
Nick Estes delivers a free, public lecture as part of the Intra-Disciplinary Seminar series about insights from the book Our History is the Future. The book examines Indigenous spaces of anti-colonial resistance in the city, the countryside, and the reservation. From police violence to extractive industries, each is deeply connected to...
Dying in Boulder
La MaMa E.T.C.
74A East 4th Street
In a quest for a “good death”, a dying Caucasian-American Buddhist in Boulder, Colorado enlists her reluctant mixed-Filipino family in micro-managing her impending Buddhist funeral rites. Dying in Boulder is a comic but moving exploration of the American cultural confusion around ageing and dying, and our inability to control either. By Linda Faigao-Hall...
Brodo Broth Co. Now Open At Astor Place
East Village legend, the Brodo Broth Co. is now open on the Astor Place North Plaza with delicious meat and vegetable hot broths by James Beard Award-winning chef, Marco Canora. In addition to being delicious, their bone broths are nutritional powerhouses. They are high in collagen protein, gelatin, and essential amino acids – all in a form our body easily...
Village Beat Newsletter - September 2018
Read Our Latest Newsletter & Discover The Latest Village News & Events Including Astor Alive, Taste Of The Village, The Mascureaids Ball, New Store Openings & Much More. Click here to read the newsletter.
Hundreds Dance Through The Rain At The Black Tar Beach Party
A trip to the beach in New York City normally means a long, trundling subway ride. For once, this was not the case last Friday night when the beach came to Astor Place. Always a neighborhood to challenge convention and stretch boundaries, the Astor Place Black Tar Beach Party with Nona Hendryx proved to be no exception! The photos tell the story! Joe’s Pub and...
Astor Place Riots - 169 Years Ago Today
The Astor Place Riot occurred on May 10, 1849 at the now-demolished Astor Opera House leaving at least 25 dead and more than 120 injured. It was the deadliest night in a series of civic disturbances in New York City which generally pitted immigrants and nativists against each other, or together against the upper classes who controlled the city's police and the state...