LES Love Mob: Clinton Street
Thursday, May 21, 2015
This story-sharing event pairs artists with small businesses to explore the history of Lower East Side through commerce and culture. Support local businesses as artist ambassadors introduce you to each business and their intimate connections to the community on a walking tour from 6:30-7:30. Then relax at Barramundi while a panel of LES residents, business owners, and cultural workers share the stories of how culture, commerce and community have intersected in their lives.
6:30 – 7:30pm Artist-Led Walking Tour meets at Barramundi, 67 Clinton Street
7:30 – 9:00pm Storytelling & refreshments at Barramundi: Story sharing panel led by the Five Boro Story Project
Featured businesses include Cibao Restaurant, Rothstein’s Hardware, Socrates Hair Design, Santo Domingo Bakery, and East Village Wine and Liquor.
Featured artists include Brad Burgess, Kerry Cox, Jan Hanvik, Kennia Ramirez, Raul Rios, Erin Sweeny, Miguel Trelles, and Rachel Zaretsky.
This event was organized by FABNYC with sponsorship from My Zipcard, and support from ALBOR, GOLES, and EmcArts Inc.