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2:00 pm-6:00 pm / New Loisaida Center, 710 E 9th Street (just east of Avenue C) / Admission free
The Production of Nabe:
Loisaida’s land-use and environmental activism, past and present
Screenings: 3 vintage documentaries about Loisaida’s sweat-equity, community garden and environmental initiatives since the 1970’s.
“The Heart of Loisaida” by Marcie Reaven & Beni Matais
“11th Street Movement” by Stuart Leigh
“Umbrella House” by Catalina Santamaria
• Real-time Oral Histories: Historians interview old-time activists/players from Loisaida’s urban appropriation movement.
• Talk/Presentation: Contemporary land use issues, recent development and its environmental impacts in the LES by GOLES
• Debut of “Memorias de Loisaida”, a theatrical piece by artists in residence Papel Machete.
Here's the Festival website with more info. You can find the street festival and live music tomorrow on Avenue C from East Sixth Street to East 12th Street.