1 at Canal St.; A, C, E at Canal St.
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|Mondays With David Yazbek|
This venue is closed.
In 2008, the 92nd Street Y moved the events for twentysomethings once associated with its Makor program to this space in Tribeca. The street-level arts center was designed with flexibility in mind, so modular walls divide the rooms into larger and smaller units, depending on the event. The building’s primary space—which hosts a mix of concerts, comedy, theater, and children’s programming—is a cabaret-style main stage with black, high-top tables and red leather banquets. Film buffs can settle into the screening room’s 72 plush velvet seats, while a lecture room hosts everything from career panels to Shabbat dinners. Locavore-inspired comfort food is served at the in-house café, which also has free Wi-Fi. And it wouldn’t be a downtown venue without booze, so the concession stand obliges with beer and wine.
With her typically wry outlook and self-lacerating humor, veteran performer Hoffman returns to the stage with a new show about living in an ever-changing New York and her experiences as a straight Jewish woman aboard a gay cruise during the high holidays. More »