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BY GABE HERMAN | The first-ever Makeup Museum announced that its debut exhibition will be coming to the Meatpacking District this spring. The museum doesn’t have a permanent space yet, but the first exhibition, called “Pink Jungle: 1950s Makeup in America,” will run for six months starting in May 2020 at 94 Gansevoort St. That […]

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BY BOB KRASNER | After the blockbuster Jean-Michel Basquiat show that announced the presence of the Brant Foundation on East 6th St., the nonprofit organization has taken a step back to present a quieter show, “Third Dimension: Works From the Brant Foundation.” Featuring sculptural works from the Foundation’s collection that they have not been previously […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | On Sunday at Judson Church, grandmothers, grandfathers, and parents will meet Greenwich Village’s Keen Berger to discuss her new book “Grandmothering: Building Strong Ties With Every Generation.” It will be a chance to listen, question, learn, laugh and disagree with Keen Berger, whose author name is Kathleen Stassen Berger, on the pitfalls of […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A new exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian in Lower Manhattan looks at Native American paintings and how their contributions to American art have been largely overlooked. “Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting,” opens Nov. 16 at the museum, which is at 1 Bowling Green near […]

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BY BOB KRASNER | When Larry Krone first spotted his future husband Jim Andralis in 2004, the man was playing an accordion in the now-defunct Starlight bar on Avenue A. Fortunately, Krone needed an accordion player for his upcoming debut at the same venue and, as luck would have it, he had a Friendster account (go […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | A new type of bookstore, where readers can drink as they read, has opened in the East Village. Patrons of Book Club, which had a soft opening on Saturday, can sift through the store’s collection of East Village history books with an espresso or glass of wine — the independent Third Street […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A new book by the Bowery Mission’s chapel director explores the homeless service through his personal experiences there and also looks back at its 140 years of history on the Lower East Side. In “Bowery Mission: Grit and Grace on Manhattan’s Oldest Street,” which came out on Tuesday, author Jason Storbakken […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A new sculpture unveiled on Monday in Tribeca Park is dedicated to the transgender GNC (gender non-conforming) community. The ten-foot-tall fiberglass sculpture is in the shape of a butterfly. It’s by visual artist Rubem Robierb as part of his “Dream Machine” series. Each work in the series is named for a […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Books of Wonder, a Chelsea children’s bookshop which has been a Downtown fixture for decades, faces an expiring lease and has started an online campaign to raise funds for a move to a nearby location. The store first opened on Hudson Street in Greenwich Village in 1980. It has moved several […]

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