On Tuesday, December 4th, Arts for Art will launch the Under_Line campaign with a special benefit featuring the best musicians bridging different aesthetics under the banner Vision and Integrity. There will be a visual presentation portraying the history of jazz within the lower east side and art, across generations featuring the hip and the cool. The Under_Line will connect the past and present of un-compromised music and creative expression to the lower east side.
From the Lower Eastside to the world—Arts for Art has identified the perfect venue to set the stage for talents to showcase from the Lower Eastside to the world. The 17,000 square foot undeveloped basement of the Clemente Soto Velez (CSV) located at 107 Suffolk Street will soon become available and would serve as an excellent and viable location to build a performance space rich in cultural relevance.
“I remember the lower eastside as a creative hub and destination for jazz and experimental music and art” says Patricia Parker, Director, Arts for Art. We have been witnessing a steady decline in venues that feature for great music over a decade now.