Save the Date: Dreaming of Spring...


In celebration of the first day of Spring, we hope you will save the date of our 5th annual benefit atop the The Standard, East Village.

For sponsorship or ticket inquiries, please contact Tyler S. Bugg at
tyler@fabnyc.org or 212-228-4670.


Load OUT! A Reuse & Repurposing RIOT

Load OUT! A Reuse & Repurposing RIOT
Presented by FABnyc
Saturday, 4/26 @12-3PM
11 E. 3rd St.

GET: Take home all the donated costumes, props, and furniture you can carry—bring bags and carts to transport your findings, if necessary. The general public will be charged a $5 entrance fee to participate. Artists participate for FREE!

Whatever you decide to take away is FREE of charge.

GIVE: Drop off clothing, textile and e-waste at community collections - open and free for everyone. A full list of accepted donations is available here. Email loadout@fabnyc.org or call 212-228-4670 ASAP to schedule an early donation.

FABLES Five Finalist Commissions

Photo: Tamara Gayer's "Happiness is Easy" at Mixed Greens, New York 2009

a public art project
April-August 2014

After a competitive jury process, Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) has selected five finalists for the inaugural FABLES Public Art project. FABLES is a public art series produced by FABnyc to explore the Lower East Side’s living cultural heritage, rich historical legacies, and current issues in public storytelling through visual art.

The five finalist artist/teams are:
Lexi Bella
Tamara Gayer
Theresa Loong & Laura Nova
Levan Mindiashvili
Miguel Trelles & Juan Fernando Morales-Nazario
Semi-finalists also included Paul Brainard, Scott Simon, Greg Spielberg & Rich Tu, and Margaret Inga Wiatrowski.

Installation Sites include:

Ideal Glass (East 2nd St, btw Bowery & 2nd Ave)
First Street Green Park (corner of 2nd Ave & Houston St)
Centre-Fuge (East 1st St, near 1st Avenue)
City Lore (56 East 1st Street)

For more information and updates, go to our FABLES page.

FABLES is presented in celebration of LES History Month. Find the full schedule of events and LESHM Blog at www.leshistorymonth.org.

May is Lower East Side History Month


May is Lower East Side History Month
Exploring Our Past, Shaping Our Future
May 2014
Lower East Side History Month is an annual celebration of the rich and diverse history of the Lower East Side. Taking place during month of May, LES History month is an umbrella for a variety of public events, exhibits, tours, and learning opportunities taking place in the historical definition of the LowerEast Side—which includes the East Village, Chinatown, Little Italy, and Alphabet City. Conceived and launched by LES-based cultural and community groups, LES History Month aims to connect our present to our past, exploring how our history can inform and inspire our future.

Explore the website > LEShistorymonth.org
Follow on Twitter > #LESmonth
Join on Facebook > LES History Month

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