Newsletter: Dec. 9
KIDS THESE DAYS: LEYLA BLUE AROCH
At 13, a girl decides to be a pop singer and locks herself in her room to practice around the clock. By 20, she signs with Island Records.
SNACK CAT AT TRIBECA PAC
Get ready for Snack Cat & Generations: A Family Affair at Tribeca PAC, 199 Chambers Street, this Friday, December 13, at 8PM. Snack Cat is a NYC based band that features some of the city’s top young musicians. The group’s sound is a cross between soul, rock, jazz, blues and funk. Generations is an NYC-based father-and-son led group with Mike Glick and son Aleksi Glick (from Snack Cat). Generations is a greatly versatile group with elements of R&B, folk, salsa and samba. For tickets, call 212-220–1460 or order online at www.TribecaPAC.org. / Sponsored
ARCHIVE OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC IS CLOSING
The record archive known as ARC, founded by Tribeca resident b. George in 1977, is moving from its White Street location — and its last annual holiday sale starts Saturday.
SEEN & HEARD
ARC Athletics opening new studio — for kids. Plus Nassau Street between Fulton and John will be closed for much of the month; Battery Park City hosts a chess tournament this week.
IN THE NEWS
250 Church will stay an office building. Plus a model still missing from Marriott; ways to donate your old coats in Soho; 130 William nearly finished; Marc Forgione will take over Nolita fave Peasant.
Give Amazon a rest for a day. Grab a pal and go for a stroll instead! There are wonderful and unique gifts in the neighborhood just steps from your door. / Sponsored
SEEN & HEARD
DSL donates pilies of jerseys. Plus Jefferson Hayman at Amedee Gallery; two ambitious exhibits at the Museum of Chinese in America; and a free ballet Nutcracker at the Winter Garden this weekend.