The Day | Richie Havens Dead at 72

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Good Morning, East Village.

Richie Havens has died at 72. The folk icon lived in the East Village around the time of his legendary Woodstock performance and played shows at the Fillmore East. [NY Daily News]

The Jefferson building has released the floor plans and prices for its condos…hope you’re sitting down when you read the numbers. [Curbed NY]

“A nude model who used a topless tour to convince cops not to shut down a racy photo exhibit at a Lower East Side gallery has been forced to cover up after the landlord threatened to terminate the gallery’s lease.” [NY Post]

Someone has attached messages reading “Don’t bother” and “no loss” to a message from Mono+Mono indicating that it will reopen soon. [Occupy East 4th]

John Galliano, the disgraced former designer of Dior, will educate Parsons students on the “challenges and complications” of leading a label. That’s one way to describe his experience. [NY Daily News]

The Downtown Music Festival will be pumping the jams at clubs like Mercury Lounge and Pianos on May 10th and 11th. Get the schedule now. [Paper Mag]

Kenny Scharf talks about his recent arrest for tagging a wall in East Williamsburg. [Hyperallergic]

More music: SummerStage has released the line up for performances at East River Park. Check the calendar on their website. [City Parks Foundation]

A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a crash with a van at the intersection of Delancey and Chrystie Streets this morning. [DNAInfo]