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Broadway's Empty Tower Records Is About to Become an Art Gallery

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It's housed a Toys 'R' Us, the Brooklyn Flea's Gifted pop-up, and the dashed dreams of dying retailer Steve & Barry's, but one thing the empty Tower Records at Broadway and 4th Street hasn't had for years is a stable, permanent tenant. Don't look for that to change anytime soon: The latest group to take over the space is No Longer Empty, an organization that brings temporary art exhibits to abandoned storefronts. Starting this Friday evening, NLE will present a music-themed show called Never Can Say Goodbye, which then runs Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 7pm until February 13. Events at the show range from a panel discussion of the music industry to a performance by the Loud Objects Mens' Noise Choir, which sounds...soothing.
· The art world takes you back to Tower Records [TONY]
· Never Can Say Goodbye [No Longer Empty]
· All Tower Records coverage [Racked]

Broadway and 4th St, New York, NY