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May 2015

Priya’s Shakti – PEN World Voices Festival

May 7, 2015 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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The epic comic book, PRIYA’S SHAKTI, which presents a new Indian female superhero and rape survivor who tackles the problem of sexual violence in India and around the world, is having an augmented reality exhibition at City Lore Gallery in New York City. The first of its kind, the entire gallery will be turned into a walk-in comic book where audiences can unlock special animation, videos, real-life stories, and bring other interactive elements to life via Blippar, the leading mobile…

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October 2015

Who’s Sari Now? Fundraiser & Closing Reception for Priya’s Shakti

October 13, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Join us for Who’s Sari Now? a presentation of jewelry and accessories designed by Rosena Sammi from upcycled saris and made with the help of Apne Aap survivors. All sales will help Apne Aap support survivors of sexual violence in India. Live auction of all artwork! On its last night in the City Lore Gallery, come discover Priya’s Shakti, a groundbreaking augmented reality exhibition about a survivor of sexual violence who becomes a super hero! Enjoy light refreshments and live music by Dr. Madhu Sandhu and singing…

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May 2016
Free

Opening Reception for Mad Hatters: New York Hats and Hatmakers

May 19, 2016 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Join City Lore for the opening reception of our Spring 2016 exhibition, Mad Hatters: New York Hats and Hatmakers at our East Village gallery and cultural center on May 19th from 6 – 9pm. In New York City, every hat has something to say. New Yorkers wear many hats – literally. Many of us get dressed from the hat down. Whether we are going to Baptist church to the mosque or the orthodox synagogue, to the rumble or the dance, to the Easter…

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October 2017

Poetic Voices: Re-Opening & Poets’ Tour

October 24, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Poetic Voices of the Muslim World explores an art form central to the lives of Muslims around the world. The exhibition highlights poetic traditions from four major language areas—Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Urdu—and introduces poetry from Asia, Africa, and diaspora communities in the U.S. The exhibition also includes multi-media works by the late Samina Quraeshi, who was dedicated to creating greater cultural understanding of her native Pakistan, as well as artwork created by students of teachers who participated in our…

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November 2017
$15

Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity

November 15, 2017 @ 7:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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in association with City Lore presents Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity Written by Ping Chong and Sara Zatz, with Ryan Conarro Directed by Ping Chong in collaboration with the performers: Tiffany Yasmin Abdelghani, Ferdous Dehqan, Kadin Herring, Amir Khafagy, Maha Syed Stage Manager, Kristina Varshavskaya Executive Director, Ping Chong + Company, Bruce Allardice Beyond Sacred: Voices of Muslim Identity is an interview-based theatre production by Ping Chong + Company exploring the diverse experiences of young Muslim New Yorkers. The five…

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October 2018

Waterfront Heroes Community Day & OPENING

October 14, 2018 @ 1:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Art Space @ Staten Island Arts,
7 Navy Pier Ct
Staten Island, NY United States
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Waterfront Heroes Community Day Waterfront Heroes Community Day Art Space @ Staten Island Arts 7 Navy Pier Ct, Staten Island, NY 10304 Beginning at 1:30 PM They say that not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes they wear waders, wool caps, and rubber raincoats, boat shoes, sunglasses, or life jackets.  The Waterfront Heroes exhibit  pays homage to the unsung champions of New York harbor:  women and men who help to sustain our working waterfronts, restore historic vessels and other objects destined…

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May 2019
$5

Waterfront Heroes: Women on the Waterfront

May 1, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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TICKETS $5 ADVANCED $10 AT THE DOOR In correlation with our current exhibit, Waterfront Heroes, we are proud to present a panel dedicated to women who help to preserve the region’s working waterfronts, restore historic vessels and other forgotten maritime objects, perpetuate the occupational culture of our waterways, and keep the waterfront accessible so that future generations can learn of New York’s majestic maritime heritage. Join us on Wednesday, May 1 for a panel discussion about women on the waterfront. The…

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September 2019

Graffiti Warriors Bama and Pistol – Pioneers of Subway Art: GRAFFITI ON FILM

September 11, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Graffiti Warriors Bama and Pistol – Pioneers of Subway Art GRAFFITI ON FILM Wednesday Sept. 11, 2019 7:00pm – 9:00pm Advanced tickets $5 ($7 at the door) Click HERE for tickets!!   The exhibit of graffiti art on canvas, Bama and Pistol — Pioneers of Subway Art, will host a commemorative celebration on September 11, 2019. The evening will feature a panel discussion with graffiti pioneers Bama, Charmin, Coco144 and Pistol followed by a reading of selected scenes from the movie,…

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Five Oceans in a Teaspoon Book/Exhibition Launch

September 27, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Chelsea Wine Vault Event Space,
410 West 16th Street
New York, NY United States
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Five Oceans in a Teaspoon Book/Exhibition Launch September 27, 7pm Chelsea Wine Vault Event Space, 410 West 16th Street, NYC FREE with RSVP: tinyurl.com/FIVE-OCEANS-LAUNCH Hosted by Brian Lehrer, reading/performance by Warren Lehrer, Dennis Bernstein & guests In 1979, investigative journalist/poet Dennis J Bernstein and artist/author Warren Lehrer began working on a book of poems, originally titled Stretch Marks. Instead of completing that book, they leapt into writing their first play together, and over the intervening years they collaborated on three…

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March 2020
$15

POSTPONED – Closing event for What We Bring with singer songwriter Diana Jones

March 27, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Closing event for What We Bring with singer songwriter Diana Jones Friday March 27th, 2020 @ 7pm Tickets: $15 Click Here to Purchase City Lore 56 E 1st St, New York, NY 10003 Known for her gritty, literary, Appalachian influenced songs recorded by Joan Baez and others, Diana Jones performs songs from her repertoire and her forthcoming album, Song to a Refugee. A spokesperson from an organization that works with refugees will talk about how to get involved. ARTIST BIOGRAPHY Award winning, US…

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