The Day | Rockaway Bartenders Get Shifts in Union Square

EAST VILLAGE mural (colors)Ria Chung

Good morning, East Village.

Right next to the incoming Japanese restaurant, Whole Earth Bakery is the subject of a Lucky Ant fundraising campaign: “By helping out the Whole Earth Bakery in this time of need, you are working to ensure the oldest vegan bakery in NYC stays open for many years to come. Take that Sandy!” [Lucky Ant via East Village East East Village]

Michael Sinensky, a Rockaways native, is giving Rockaway bartenders shifts (and a percentage of sales) at his Union Square joint sideBar. [DNA Info]

The pop-up project that the project that Nom Wah Tea Parlor’s Wilson Tang and Jon Daou of Openhouse Gallery are bringing to 168 Bowery will be in “a former subway station–glossy McNally-esque tiles, creepy staircase leading underground, and old phone booth included.” [Zagat]

“PS122 alumni Dood Pard are back in NYC this week presenting a three part show called Stock Xenophobia at La Mama. Back in 2007 the Dutch group presented a performance called Medeia, an experimental version of the Medea myth laced with lyrics by the Cure and Madonna in PS122′s upstairs theater.” [PS 122]

“Movement Research, one of the world’s leading laboratories for the investigation of dance and movement-based forms, returns to Danspace Project with its annual Fall Festival.” [Danspace]

More on the Tenement Museum’s new “Shop Life” exhibit. [DNA Info]

Northern Spy and White Rabbit are co-hosting a fundraising party tonight to raise money for Trinity’s Services and Food for the Homeless. [The Lo-Down]