• LES Citizens Parade

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Archive, Arts & Culture, Events | on January 23, 2018

    Beginning this January, MCC will be participating in the creation of a performance art piece called the LES Citizens Parade. This event will celebrate the opening of the new eco-park at Pier 35 in June, and will be led by Choreographer Naomi Goldberg Haas (Artistic Director of Dances for a Variable Population) and visual artist […]

  • We feel extremely lucky and grateful to have been able to host Cozbi A. Cabrera as our Boro-Linc resident artist this season. Cozbi led our spring program attendees in heirloom doll-making workshops inspired by performances from Lincoln Center’s Jazz and Chamber Music orchestras. From April to June community members explored questions of history, family and identity with […]

  • Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month With Us!

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Archive, Events | on June 1, 2017

    Did you know June is Immigrant Heritage Month? As a community hub for one of the most diverse neighborhoods in New York City, we’re proud to join organizations around the country to partner with Immigrant Heritage Month to celebrate our own immigrant heritage, past, present and future. Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center has always been a home and refuge […]

  • MCC Fitness: Older Adult Health & Wellness Tips

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Events, Health & Wellness | on May 25, 2017

    With Senior Health and Fitness Day coming up at Manny Cantor Center on Wednesday, May 31, we wanted to share a couple of great tips for keeping a healthy mind and body into your later years. The following fit tips were collected from our expert MCC Fitness instructors and trainers who suggest that older adults […]

  • Q&A with the Alliance Stage Company

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Events, In The News, Photo Of The Day | on April 6, 2016

    Q&A with the Alliance Stage Company Have you ever wanted to act?  Write a play?  Sing and dance for an audience?  Design props and costumes?  Then check out this Q&A with the Alliance Stage Company.  The group is always looking for new members who want to explore the performing arts in a relaxed and fun […]

  • Intergenerational Choir: Let All Voices Sing

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Events, In The News, Photo Of The Day | on March 29, 2016

    Intergenerational Choir: Let All Voices Sing January 8, 2016 The preschoolers buzzed around “Home 305” in eager anticipation of the seniors who would soon join them in the first meeting of the Manny Cantor Center’s Intergenerational Choir, a joint program between the Educational Alliance Preschool at the Manny Cantor Center and Educational Alliance’s Weinberg Center […]


    By Manny Cantor Center | In Events, Photo Of The Day | on February 12, 2015

    ALL | TOGETHER | DIFFERENT A survey of Lower East Side Artists | February 12 – April 1, 2015 Curated by Linda Griggs with Curatorial Advisor Yona Verwer  Opening Reception | 2/12 | 7-9PM | RSVP Lore would have it that the storied past of the Lower East Side and East Village art scenes ended with gentrification in […]

  • Celebrate Shavuot: The Gift Of Our Story

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Events | on June 6, 2014

    Join the Edgies Preschool for story-telling, drama, art & music as we celebrate Shavuot THIS SATURDAY!  Saturday | June 7 | 5 – 6:30pm | FREE  RSVP to

  • Born Free! A Passover Celebration For Kids

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Events | on April 3, 2014

    Join the Edgies Early Childhood Center this Sunday, April 6 from 10am – 12pm in a Passover Seder, celebrating our tremendous luck at being born free! We will update the Seder plate, sing traditional songs like eliyahu hanavi, and read the Passover story. Come eat, drink, sing, dance, act, cook and make art to build […]

  • Upcoming: Events for Everyone!

    By Manny Cantor Center | In Events | on March 13, 2014

    STARTING MARCH 24: EVENTS FOR EVERYONE @MannyCantorNYC  Get to know the Manny Cantor Center, the neighborhood — and better yet, your neighbors, with our free and low-cost cultural and community programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.

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