Welcome to 5C!

5C Cultural Center was the inspiration of five lower east side residents during the early 1980s. With firm roots as artists, educators, gardeners and urban homesteaders, we survived the turbulent times of “alphabet city”. Thus we share a belief in retaining the best historic and cultural traditions of the neighborhood while continuing to foster empowerment in this diverse community. We offer delicious, affordable food plus wine and beer.


November 20 Cheryl Pyle Trio 8PM

November 21 Iris Schwartz & friends 3PM

November 21 Diana Wayburn 6PM

Saturday November 21, 2015 at 10 PM
Join us for a night of live art, music and poetry.  There is no cover.
Featuring Trudy’s ‘Where’s The Outrage?’ with Scottie Davis - actor, Sanae Buck - Bhutto mime and 5C barista Gahbaie - voice and piano
Visual artists are painting while performers are singing and reciting.
Food and drink is available.  This event is organized by Alex Seant, a young audio engineer who is working at 5C as a barista.

December 5 Michael Bisio  Kirk Knuffke 8PM

December 6 Tony Williams trio 3PM

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