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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Mika Rottenberg explores the seduction, magic, and desperation of our hyper-capitalist, globally-connected reality, her elaborate visual narratives draw on cinematic and sculptural traditions to forge a new language––one that uses cause and effect structures to explore labor and globalization, economy and production of value, and how our own affective relationships...
AUGUSTA SAVAGE A'25 AND ICONS OF THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE
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Dr. Theresa Leininger-Miller, author of New Negro Artists in Paris: African American Painters and Sculptors in the City of Light, 1922-1934, presents an illustrated lecture on the two best known works by 1925 School of Art alumna Augusta Savage (1892-1962), Gamin and Lift Every Voice and Sing (1939). She will be joined by Wendy N....
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...