Ecological City is a cultural and climate action project engaging the Lower East Side community through creative strategies co-creating a theatrical pageant and environmental actions to develop and bring together climate resiliency and ecological sustainability plans, policies and solutions within the gardens, neighborhood and waterfront of the Lower East Side of New York City, and its contribution to city and global climate challenges.
Collaborate with community groups to develop artistic projects of visual art, dance, theatre, music, and poetry — exploring climate resiliency and ecological sustainability plans, policies, and solutions for the Lower East Side of New York City.
Ecological Arts/Puppet & Costume Workshops:
FEBRUARY 24 – MAY 9
Wednesday’s 6-9pm (Costume Workshop with artist Michele Brody)
Saturday’s 12-4pm (Puppet Workshop with artist Lucrecia Novoa)`
free – sign up to register!
@ Losaida Inc. Center- 710 East 9th St. (Btwn Aves C & D).
Pageant day: Saturday, May 12th (Rain date Sunday, May 13th) 12-6 PM. Volunteers are needed to participate in various roles. Sign up:
Wear a spectacular ecological costume
Carry a puppet
Join as a parade marshal directing puppets and volunteers
Help with security and crowd control
Hand out programs & help with mailing list
Among many other colorful and exciting tasks!