Volume 78, Number 52 | June 3 - 9, 2009

West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933

Man on stage, for P.S. 122

Philippe Petit dazzled the crowd at Performance Space 122’s Spring Gala at the Abrons Arts Center at 466 Grand St. on May 27. Petit, whose incredible 1974 World Trade Center tightrope walk was the subject of the Oscar-winning documentary “Man on Wire,” got his start in New York juggling and performing in Washington Square Park.

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