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Henry Street Settlement

Is the Art Show Becoming the Armory Show?

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 03.10.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Armory Show is held at Piers 92 and 94 in New York City and is perhaps the best advertised and attended art show of the week.

Some Choice Nonprofits

Richard Abrons | Posted 08.12.2013 | New York
Richard Abrons

We New Yorkers are a generous bunch. Mostly we know where we want to help. Some of us, however, are unsure of where to aim their dollars. These organizations are worthy of your investigation.

A Settlement House and a Family

Richard Abrons | Posted 03.06.2013 | New York
Richard Abrons

At 86, the past is very much with me now. And so is the future. I look back with nostalgia. I look forward with excitement. 120 years of unbroken caring between a settlement house and our family!

My Lunch Group

Richard Abrons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

I am part of a NYC lunch group that has met for lunch once a month for the past fifteen years and is still going strong. There are six of us, all in our mid-eighties. Some of us have been friends for 72 years; others, a mere 50 years.

Hardcore Performance

Risa Shoup | Posted 07.11.2011 | New York
Risa Shoup

The performances of Object Collection upset our notions of space, time, narrative, sound, and just about every base element of time-based work that we think we know something about.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory: Victory Among a Century's Tears

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Richard Z. Chesnoff

With the exception of September 11, 2001, no disaster has ever traumatized New York more than the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of March 25, 1911 -- 100 years ago this weekend.

Downtown With Weimar-New York

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Richard Z. Chesnoff

Earl Dax, the socially minded Albuquerque born producer, recently re-staged his outrageous production of Weimar-New York for a special two night run at the Henry Street Settlement's classy Abrons Theater.