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December 2017
$25 - $40

Puerto Rico Benefit: screening of “We Like It Like That”

December 6 @ 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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  City Lore is delighted to present a screening of director Mathew Ramirez Warren’s film, We Like It Like That, in an effort to raise funds for Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief through the Jazz Foundation of America. We Like it Like That tells the story of Latin boogaloo, a colorful expression of 1960s Latino Soul, straight from the streets of New York City. Join us afterwards for a reception including: Q&A with musicians Benny Bonilla, Joe Quijano, and others Light…

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City Lore Storytelling Cafe: Migration Stories with the Muslim Writers Collective

December 8 @ 7:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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City Lore, in collaboration with the Muslim Writers Collective, presents the City Lore Storytelling Cafe: Migration Stories with the Muslim Writers Collective.   So much of the national conversation around immigration is driven by academics and policy analysts and is far removed from actual immigrants. Migration Stories aims to change the discourse around policy affecting refugee and immigrants by actually centering their stories, experiences, and expertise. Five featured Muslim storytellers will share their experiences of migration with a diverse audience made…

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Badenya Baro! Pre-Kwanzaa Party

December 10 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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A Celebration of West African Culture, Music, Dance Poetry, and Food!     If you weren’t able to experience Badenya Baro last year, we invite you to this year’s pre-Kwanzaa celebration! “Baro” is a an occasion for music and conversation (stories, poetry, songs) in the Mandeng community. What are the main components for a successful Baro? FOOD, MUSIC, AND DANCING! Meet with and talk to the talented artists joining us and enjoy West African food at this unforgettable event. In addition…

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RESISTANCE! Opening & Holiday Party

December 14 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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YIDDISH NEW YORK’S 2017 VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION City Lore’s Holiday Party Celebrate with us the end of a tremendous year!   Resistance… a word that has urgent relevance to events past and present. The curators are inviting contemporary New York area artists to participate in a timely dialogue: What defines resistance? This is what the dictionary says: 1) the refusal to accept or comply with something; the attempt to prevent something by action or argument. 2) the ability not to be…

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