Arts Watch: What To Do in June | The Lo-Down : News from the Lower East Side
The LES Film Festival opens at the Sunshine Cinema June 12. Photo via: Cinema Treasures. Here's our list of noteworthy events happening in June: Sun. 1 - DayLIfe Street Festival: The LES Business Improvement District rolls out the astroturf, DJs and pushcarts for a day of local festivities. Enjoy some of the best food on the LES, free yoga classes, bocce ball, badminton, face-painting and live music. Noon to 5 p.m., Orchard Street between Delancey and Houston streets, free. Mon. 2 - The Grand Street Cooperatives, Past, Present and Future at Manny Cantor: Join The Lo-Down for a lively panel discussion. Moderated by co-op resident and author Laurie Gwen Shapiro, special guests discuss the unique history of the co-ops, how the community has changed and what lies ahead for these diverse residents. Beer, kosher wine and snacks provided. 197 E. Broadway, 7 p.m., free. Sat. 7 - Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz 11th Anniversary Fundraiser at the Nuyorican: Celebrate and support Neal’s monthly