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August 2018

Garbagia Three Green Suns – Summer Program

August 28 @ 4:00 pm - September 15 @ 9:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Loisaida is proud to bring our community an ongoing summer program highlighting and revitalizing the migrant experience, our neighborhood’s historical inventiveness, and ecological resilience. Inspired by local artist and activist, Rolando Politi, whose iconic repurposed and recycled sculptures pepper community gardens throughout Loisaida, the program uses place-based pedagogy and recycled materials to equip youth and residents in using creative strategies to address the city’s urgent issues.

Join Loisaida Center's third year of the Garbagia Open Atelier for both collaborative and individual projects, with a final community celebration!

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Garbagia Three Green Suns – Summer Program

August 28 @ 4:00 pm - September 15 @ 9:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Loisaida is proud to bring our community an ongoing summer program highlighting and revitalizing the migrant experience, our neighborhood’s historical inventiveness, and ecological resilience. Inspired by local artist and activist, Rolando Politi, whose iconic repurposed and recycled sculptures pepper community gardens throughout Loisaida, the program uses place-based pedagogy and recycled materials to equip youth and residents in using creative strategies to address the city’s urgent issues.

Join Loisaida Center's third year of the Garbagia Open Atelier for both collaborative and individual projects, with a final community celebration!

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September 2018

L.E.S. (Loisaida Elders & Seniors) Day

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Live Music, Health & Wellness Info, Workshops and Light Snacks for our "Abuelitos"!

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Documents of Resistance: Our Time

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - October 28 @ 5:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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How do we give contours to an art history that remains unwritten, scattered across archives, and siloed in scholarship? How can we begin to reconnect the struggle for civil rights across all artists of color and their fight for inclusion in our cultural institutions? How can we being to reflect on the complexity of artists of color and their unique experience, political actions, and art production as part of the art history in American? In the exhibition, Documents of Resistance: Our Time, Mexican-American artist, Antonio Serna is hoping to take us down a visual path to consider these and many other questions in regards to the important but often overlook contributions of artist of color.

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ACCIONES

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - October 19 @ 8:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Featuring original works by Puerto Rican students, from public and private schools, the two-part New York presentation of ACCIONES will be available at The Loisaida Center, September 20 through October 19; followed by the second part of the collection, which will be presented at the Queens College Arts Center, starting on October 4.

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October 2018

Post-Cuban Cabaret with Omar Pérez at the Loisaida Center

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Omar Pérez: “The Cabaret was created in Havana more than 10 years ago by contemporary dancer and choreographer Sandra Ramy and myself in order to facilitate improvisation and interaction between “artists” of various kinds: dancers, of course, actors, poets and musicians but also designers, painters, rappers, amateurs...whoever was willing to go through the experience of an ad hoc workshop in order to build a one-night show, a one timer”.

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1st Community Energy Efficiency Movement Meeting

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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DESCRIPTION 1st Community Energy Efficiency Movement Meeting Hosted by Loisaida Inc., LES Ready! and Beyond the Grid Monday, October 15, 2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Loisaida Inc. Center - 710 E. 9th St and Avenue C How can Lower East Side residents make an impact on climate, save money, improve quality of life? Join Loisaida, Inc. and Beyond the Grid on Monday October 15th from 7 to 9 PM for this special LES Ready! meeting and workshop on how ENERGY EFFICIENCY is an…

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1ra Reunión del Movimiento Comunitario para Energía Eficiente

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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DESCRIPCION 1ra Reunión del Movimiento Comunitario para Energía Eficiente Presentado por Loisaida Inc., LES Ready! con Beyond the Grid Cuando: Lunes, Octubre 15, 2018 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM En: Loisaida Inc. - 710 E. 9th St and Avenue C Como nosotros, residentes del bajo Manhattan podemos tener un impacto positivo en el medio ambiente, mejorar nuestra calidad de vida y ahorrar dinero? Únete a Loisaida Inc. y Beyond the Grid el Lunes 15 de Octubre desde las 7 -…

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Decolonial & Third World Studies: Discussion & tour with Antonio Serna

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Since the 1960s, students of color have fought to decolonize campuses across the Americas. One of their goals was to introduce studies related to their own experiences and include their history outside of the dominant Eurocentric lens. We will discuss some of the  original demands and achievements, and compare them to the current wave of decolonizing academia.

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November 2018

Ed Morales and Urayoán Noel in Conversation

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Artwork by Adrian Viajero Roman

Please join Ed Morales in conversation with Urayoan Noel, both members of Loisaida's Artistic Advisory Board on Thursday, November 1st, on his new book: Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture.

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