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TORKWASE DYSON: I CAN DRINK THE DISTANCE
41 Cooper Square
I Can Drink the Distance, a solo exhibition by artist Torkwase Dyson, the Spring 2019 Robert Gwathmey Chair in Architecture and Art at The Cooper Union, considers how the body unifies, balances, and arranges itself to move through built environments. Attuned to the shape patterns of industry—from the history of global trade to contemporary colonization and extraction...
DISTANCE AND PERCEPTION IN THE WAKE OF CLIMATE CHANGE
41 Cooper Square
In conjunction with her exhibition I Can Drink the Distance, a solo exhibition at the 41 Cooper Gallery, artist Torkwase Dyson will speak about her work in Cooper Union’s Great Hall on Tuesday, April 2 at 7pm. The lecture will be followed by a conversation with moderator Mario Gooden. Dyson, the Spring 2019 Robert Gwathmey Chair in Architecture and Art,...
The Picture of Dorian Gray Adapted by John Osborne from the novel by Oscar Wilde
The Gene Frankel Theater
24 Bond Street, New York, NY 10012
"A Moral Entertainment" Innocent young Dorian Gray has his portrait painted by his close friend, Basil Hallward. Dorian also meets Basil’s friend, Lord Henry Wotton, who introduces him to London's social circuit and a decadent world of self-indulgence. While Dorian's appearance remains youthful, he eventually discovers that his portrait ages, reflecting his sinful...
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...