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February 2019

Ecological City: Climate Solutions Project -Planning Meeting

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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2018 Loisaida, Inc. Artist in Residence: Ecological City is planning its yearly neighborhood wide Procession for Climate Solutions. Come to the meeting and learn how to get involved

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Art in the Garden: Painting Ceramic Tiles

February 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Make beautiful ceramic tiles to bring art to your garden! This workshop is the first of two parts. Led by artists Alejandro Epifanio Juan of Loisaida, Inc. and ceramic specialist Essye Klempner, participants will paint ceramic tiles during this class and pick up their fired tiles from the GreenThumb office at a later date. The second part will be held in the spring where we will install our new decorative ceramic tiles in gardens through mosaic paver stones and other options.

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March 2019

Project LAZO: ANALEMMA

March 2 @ 6:00 pm - March 12 @ 9:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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ANALEMMA - March 2nd through March 12th
Exhibition curated by LAZO & Javier Bosques
Javier Bosques/ Mauricio Cortes/ Alva Mooses/ Sofía Reeser del Río/ Ana Vaz

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Project LAZO: CROSSROADS

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - March 30 @ 9:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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CROSSROADS - March 19th through March 30th
Exhibition curated by Silvia Benedetti in collaboration with project LAZO
Isabella Cruz-Chong / Jose Joaquín Figueroa / Catalina Schliebener / Pedro Wainer

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Media Used for Justice, Equity, Respect

March 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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MEDIA USED FOR EQUITY JUSTICE & RESPECT
A PROGRAM FOR LES YOUTH AGES 16 to 24
$250 stipends upon completion of course.
Every Monday & Wednesday from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
March 25th through May 15th, 2019
Pre-Registration Required
Limited Spaces

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Agroecology & Food Sustainability

March 30 @ 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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Simultaneous events at Loisaida Center and Pública will explore the tension between the traditional and the 21st century as it relates to all things FOOD. Themes and topics will include: growing ingredients, recipes, colonization and agriculture, farming and imported food, where traditional cuisine comes from, where and how Puerto Rican food can be found and prepared locally – both on LES and in Santurce/on the island.

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April 2019

LATINOAMERICANIDAD

April 2 @ 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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Fabián Villegas is a writer, journalist, spoken word artist, scholar and researcher in Global South epistemologies, decolonial thoughts and racial studies. Since 2007 to date, Villegas has been invited to give multiple conferences, seminars, lectures and workshops in various universities and academic centers, renowned art biennials and community cultural centers across the globe. He is also the co-founder of Contranarrativas, a collaborative project that seeks to create horizontal knowledge production spaces to stimulate the visibility, dissemination and production of epistemologies, decolonial narratives and peripheral aesthetics of the Global South. Born in Mexico City, Villegas currently resides in the Dominican Republic.

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May 2019

Pasado y Presente: Art After the Young Lords

May 3
Nathan Cummings Foundation,
475 10th Avenue
New York, NY 10018 United States
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The Loisaida Center, in partnership with the Nathan Cummings Foundation, are pleased to announce the opening of Pasado y Presente: Art After the Young Lords, an exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Young Lords Organization in New York that will be on view at the Nathan Cummings Foundation offices through October 25, 2019.

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LOISAIDA SMORGASBORD CABARET & RESTORATION PROJECTS

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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L.A.B. & Loisaida Inc. Center present:

THE LOISIADA SMORGASBORD CABARET: A night of visual art and performance not to be missed!

Friday, May 10, 2019
6:30 pm Doors Open - Performances begin at 8:00 pm
at the Loisaida Center, 710 E 9th St

Plus:
Opening reception of: Rolando's Winter Flowers & Bimbo Rivas' post-mortem prints: part of the Loisaida Restoration Projects & The Production of Nabe program

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Fiestas de Cruz at Loisaida

May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Loisaida Center,
710 E. 9th Street, Lower East Side
New York, NY 10009 United States
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Loisaida Inc. Center presents: Fiestas de Cruz at Loisaida Saturday, May 11 - 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm A Loisaida Tradition! Loisaida Inc. and its project The Plenatorium are pleased to host a performance and ritual stemming straight from the faith based history of Puerto Ricans in the Lower East Side. The "Feast of the Holy Cross" roughly translates into "Fiestas de Cruz" and members of the community have kept it alive from generation to generation through oral history. On…

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