Taller de Soles (Sol Lace Workshop)

Learn how to make beautiful and intricate lace pieces through a simple and meditative technique [...]

Ecological City

ECOLOGICAL CITY, a climate action, ecological urban pilgrimage and performance art event - features a [...]

Textiles Yarn Workshop

Learn how to recycle fabrics and clothing into a fun material that can be used [...]

The Native Caribbean Heritage Preservation Project – Exhibition

2018 Loisaida Artistic Residency Recipient, Anthony Rosado presents: The Native Caribbean Heritage Preservation Project – [...]

Thank You for Supporting Latinx Innovation in the LES – El Semillero Benefit Recap

On behalf of the Loisaida team, thank you for attending the El Semillero Benefit event [...]

Noche de Bohemia with Joe Louis

Joe Louis returns with his experimental bohemia to NYC from PR. Come and enjoy a [...]

Ecological Arts/Puppet and Costume Workshops

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Senior Day – 2018

Loisaida's Senior Day - Every First Monday of the Month!


Please join us on January 13th, 2018 for a night of music, dance, tamales and the celebration [...]

Book Talk: Street Gangs of the Lower East Side

With “The Street Gangs of the Lower East Side,” Jose Cochise Quiles and Clayton Patterson [...]

El Semillero Benefit Event

Loisaida has survived these past 38 years because of the support of the community, and [...]

Soul of a City – Ryan John Lee

The soul of a city is manifested through its inhabitants: the newspaper sellers, subway riders, [...]

Teófilo Torres es: Pateco en Loisaida

Pateco en Nueva York -at the Loisaida Inc. Center, will be a year closing event and one [...]

Mercado de Puerto Rico

Loisaida Inc., PRIDA and Coquito Masters present: Mercado de Puerto Rico Presenting traditional and original [...]

Senior Day – December 2017

‘SENIOR DAY’ PROGRAMA DICIEMBRE 2017 12:00-1:30pm: REGISTRO 1ra Sesión de Talleres ETIQUETAS NUTRICIONALES  – Teatro [...]

Tale 53;Snowhite

Loisaida Inc. & Maskhunt Motions proudly present: Tale 53;Snowhite with: Deborah Hunt & Shanti Lalita [...]

Fantasy Island – Exhibition Performances

For Shey Rivera Ríos and Huáscar Robles, Hurricane María is an atmospheric manifestation compounded by [...]

Senior Day – November 2017

‘SENIOR DAY’ PROGRAMA NOVIEMBRE 2017 12:00-1:30pm: REGISTRO 1ra Sesión de Talleres ETIQUETAS NUTRICIONALES  – Teatro [...]


OPEN CALL - ARTISTS Visual Artists, Dancers, Performers, Musicians & Poets present and collaborate with [...]

The Avant Ricuas: A Cross-Generational Poetry Bombessa

This event is a reading, performance, and discussion among three Puerto Rican luminaries, celebrating the [...]

Fantasy Island: Panel Discussion

For Shey Rivera Ríos and Huáscar Robles, Hurricane María is an atmospheric manifestation compounded by [...]

Fantasy Island – Exhibition Open

For Shey Rivera Ríos and Huáscar Robles, Hurricane María is an atmospheric manifestation compounded by [...]

Ecokit Puerto Rico

In the wake of Hurricane Maria we conducted a quick assessment of needs and have [...]

Merengue Prieto New York 2017

Marily Gallardo, choreographer/artivist and founder of Kalalú Danza Artes Escénicas, has come from Dominican Republic [...]

Garbagia Universe

This version will offer three component workshops where participants can hone their skills and realize [...]

Constructivist Month

The Loisaida Center is proud to announce Constructivist Month   A Constructivist View: The artist in [...]

Sing for hope!

Loisaida Inc., Acacia Network and the Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly invite you to [...]


MAPPING FROM OUTSIDE TO THE INSIDE: The program is based on the idea of taking [...]

Make it Verde!

MAKE IT VERDE! DATE & TIME: Saturday, June 24, 2017 10:00 am to 1:00 pm [...]

La Lucha Continua The Struggle Continues: 1985 & 2017 (EXTENDED)

A look at Artmakers’ 26 political murals created for La Plaza Cultural in 1985/86 through [...]

Noches de Bohemia with IRIS CHACON

Special One Night Only Event! Loisaida's Noches de Bohemia presents: IRIS CHACON "La Vedette de [...]

Open Community Textiles Workshop

Loisaida inc. is proud to present Tejedoras de Magia with Daniela Fabrizi. This open community [...]

The Loisaida Festival’s 4th Annual Theater Lab

 The Loisaida Festival’s 4th Annual Theater Lab Co-produced by MEZCOLANZA NYC & Loisaida Inc. Brief [...]

Come Paint With Us!

Artistic experience not necessary. Participants are not required to attend all of the sessions, only [...]

Community Parade & Pageant – Open Workshops

Every year the #LoisaidaFest hits the ground running with the yearly Loisaida Festival Carnival Parade. [...]

La Lucha Continua The Struggle Continues: 1985 & 2017

A look at Artmakers’ 26 political murals created for La Plaza Cultural in 1985/86 through [...]

FREE Community Screen Printing Workshops

The Loisaida Center    proudly presents:  Community Screen Printing Workshops  Workshop begun: Wednesday, March 8th 10 sessions [...]

The 30th Loisaida Festival

A celebration is coming: The Loisaida Festival has been historically celebrated on the Sunday before [...]

Vitrina Rota – book talk with Silverio Pérez

Loisaida Inc. Center hosts Silverio Pérez in the presentation and signing of autographs for his [...]

Nativa Remedies // MUJER Gathering

Join us Sunday, March 12th 3-5PM at Loisaida Center for our second workshop with Celeste [...]

CitiCien Exhibit Artist Talk

Join us on Thursday March 16th for an artist talk featuring many of our participating [...]

Project Ñ – Film Screening

In 90 minutes, Denise leads the audience on a powerful journey of cultural self-discovery and [...]

Our Voices Ring Loud Town Hall!

Loisaida Inc. leads the local cultural planning project, in partnership with the Clemente Soto Vélez [...]

Walled Worlds

In the face of political uncertainties, we will also consider what tactics and strategies work [...]

Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City

Ours to Lose tells the oral history of that movement through a close look at [...]

Future Now // Futura Ahora (Exhibition Opening)

Artists: Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0, Nani Chacon, Gilbert "Magú" Luján, Ryan Dennison, Zeke Pena, Chico [...]

The Sustainable Artist Toolkit

Before we all break for the holidays, let’s refocus our energies towards realizing our self-determined [...]

Senior Day – February 2017

Loisaida Senior Day Celebration - Every first Monday of the month! From 12:00 pm - [...]

Senior Day – December 2016

Loisaida Senior Days - Every first Monday of the month! From 12:00 pm - 5:00 [...]

Noche De Filin & Bohemia

The Loisaida Inc. Center will revive the romantic times with the oldies: Anibal Ayala and [...]

Bronx Latin American Art Biennial @ Loisaida Center

Loisaida Inc. presents a selection of photos by Ignacio Soltero, Carlos Manuel Rivera, Yelaine Rodriguez, [...]

“De Aqui y De Allá” by Adrián Viajero Román

Opening Reception: Oct 28 at 7:30pm

Loisaida’s Mini Fest

Storytelling, lights-show, activities for kids; including drawing, painting, creating you own puppet for the older [...]

San Juan Noir

San Juan Noir is an unprecedented volume of contemporary Puerto Rican fiction edited by renowned [...]

Folclor de Puerto Rico: memoria e identidad

Profesor universitario de Historia retirado. En 1976 fundó el Centro de Investigaciones Folclóricas de Puerto [...]

The Word Festival at Loisaida Inc.

The top literary event in Puerto Rico, and the only literary festival in the world [...]

Tale of 4 Schools

Visit The Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation. Tale of Four Schools FREE. Reservation required. [...]


Each class begins with warm-up exercises where the participants utilize their physical space into that [...]

TV Pilot Workshop

Learn how to make a TV pilot for television and all the internet platforms.

Garbagia Island

The Summer Program will be composed of a two-week intensive open studio workshop accessible to [...]

Florencia Escudero – Video Screening

A final video screening and musical performance curated by Escudero and including artists; Richard Cho, [...]

#LaSoPA 2016

Writers of all levels of experience are welcome to join us for this new Summer [...]

Una Sola Voz

Project developed by public school students Patria Latorre under the direction of Professor Vilma Serrano [...]

Bori-Queer-Chichos and Joy Film Screening

Saturday, June 4th 2016, at The Loisaida Center Description Macha Colón, a character created by [...]

The 29th Loisaida Festival

The largest community pride event in Manhattan’s most historic neighborhood. Sunday, May 29th 2016. Avenue [...]

El Loop Fair

Check out the breakthrough ideas, design and product innovations from Latinos across the city and [...]

Senior Day

First Loisaida Senior Day


Final Presentation / Opening day of our visual artist in residence: Florencia Escudero presents: GULIVER [...]


Loisaida Inc. is proud to present: Marvel writer Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez Opening Saturday, May 28th 2015 [...]

(PILOT) Analog STEAM+D Bootcamp

Event Description Loisaida Inc. in partnership with NEEUKO Inc. (PILOT) ANALOG S.T.E.A.M.+D INTENSIVE 3 DAY WORKSHOP [...]

Arts Path to Leadership

Maria Dominguez (visual artist, muralist, educator) will use Object Based learning with Loisaida, Inc’s 2015 [...]

How to Self Publish Your First Book

A free workshop talking about the process of publishing, editing and promoting your first book [...]

Venus y el Albañil – Casa Cruz de la Luna

Loisaida Inc. presents: “Venus y el Albañil” (in Spanish) written by: Nara Mansur, as interpreted [...]

Words & Images – Intensive Workshop for Youth

Come and explore how bodies in space create theatrical pictures that can be linked in [...]

Meet and Greet – Johnny Colón

Besides being a legend of Latin music, Johnny Colon founded the successful East Harlem School [...]

2016 Community Screenprinting Workshops

Workshops will be focused on current social justice issues – from immigrant rights to climate [...]

2016 Plenatorium Ensemble Workshops

Loisaida Inc. presents: Plenatorium Ensemble Workshops (Pandero, Güiro & Plena Dance) Register today: Package includes: [...]

Feminism 101 – Introduction to Feminist Thinking

Loisaida Inc. presents: Introduction to Feminism Workshop (GROUP DISCUSSION) 2 Sessions – 1pm-3pm, Two Saturdays, February [...]

The New Rican Spirit

photo by: Jose Carrero New Rican Village Alumni Reunion, Round-Table and Reception (celebrating the Young [...]

Sonidos Primarios

Saturday, October 10th Loisaida Inc and Plenatorium Project present a double feature: 12:30pm Sonidos Primarios: [...]

We refused to cave In

Sept. 24th, 2015 – “We refused to cave In”: Gender, Race, Class, and Decolonial Intersectionality [...]

Collective Group Show

en casa afuera June 12- 19 Opening Reception and Performances June 12 at 6:00 pm. [...]

Invisible Loisaida – Ideas City

IDEAS CITY Part of the Street Program 12:00 -6:00pm Loisaida Inc: Invisible Loisaida The booth by Loisaida, [...]

The 28th Annual Loisaida Festival

A Festival For All Latinos (re)Planted their Flag in the Lower East Side with the 28th Loisaida Festival  [...]

Ninth Street Tell-A-Thon

Click here for directions to La Plaza Cultural Please fill out registration form below: Loading… [...]


The Loisaida Center & Flux Theatre Ensemble presents: SALVAGE by August Schulenburg directed by Heather [...]

Taller de Plena Mayagüezana with Rick Santiago

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La TRIFECTA – Loisaida Trimester Benefit Party

La T R I F E C T A at The Loisaida Center -710 E 9th Street [...]

Ferguson/Ayotzinapa: CantoMundo Poets Read and Respond

The Loisaida Center Monday, December 15, 6-8pm Ferguson/Ayotzinapa: CantoMundo Poets Read and Respond featuring: Yesenia [...]

City & Media in the work, life and afterlives of Julia de Burgos

Medios & Ciudad en el trabajo, vida y post-vidas de Julia de Burgos Thursday, December [...]

My Body My World

My Body, My World with actress and dancer, Veraalba Santa Saturday, November 22nd 1:30 – [...]

Making Music with Everyday Objects

Making Music with Everyday Objects Saturday, November 22nd at 3:00pm Join the amazing and dynamic [...]

“La Casita de Julia” Installation by Dey Hernández Vázquez

La Casita de Julia A commissioned multimedia installation in homage of Julia de Burgos centenary. by [...]

Zoetrope: Part 1 (Excerpts)

The Loisaida Center presents: Excerpts of CABORCA Theatre Co.’s play ZOETROPE: Part 1 Friday, November 21st, [...]

International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival

Loisaida Inc. and IPRHFF proudly presents four films that celebrate our culture, diversity and creativity. [...]

Muchas Julias

Muchas Julias / Many Julias  The first multimedia production by the new Loisaida Center! ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ [...]

Taller de Educación Infantil en Español

Certificados de Capacitación indicando horas de taller completadas serán otorgados a todos los participantes. Certificates of [...]

From The Bronx hasta Loisaida

Saturday, November 1st, 2014 Visiones Culturales presents From The Bronx hasta Loisaida: A Word Exchange [...]