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October 2014

South Bronx Culture Trail: Cinemusica City!

October 17, 2014 - October 18, 2014

The South Bronx Culture Trail Festival is coming to Hunts Point and Mott Haven on Friday and Saturday, October 17 & 18 with CINEMUSICA CITY! Come join us for celebration of historic concert halls and movie theaters as well as a look into our future generation of talented youth. Along with reanimating long-forgotten South Bronx cinemas and concert halls with larger-than-life projections of music greats such as Tito Puente, La Lupe, Grandmaster Flash and GrandWizzard Theodore, CINEMUSICA CITY culminates in night at the movies…

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$15

No Maps on My Taps with a Tap Dancing Demonstration

October 22, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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This spirited film offers unique insight into jazz tap dancing as an indigenous art form. The spirit of tap in its heyday, shown in rare photographs and Hollywood film clips of the 1930s provides a backdrop for intimate portraits of three surviving “hoofers.” Sandman Sims, Chuck Green and Bunny Briggs tell the story of tap as an expression of black heritage and culture. For all dance afficionados, NO MAPS ON MY TAPS is an indispensable historical record of this distinctly…

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World Premiere –Let’s Get the Rhythm: the Life and Times of Miss Mary Mack

October 26, 2014 @ 12:30 PM
Margaret Mead Film Festival,
American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Through wars and migrations, across language barriers and oceans, young girls connect through thousands of different hand-clapping games. This City Lore-sponsored documentary directed by Irene Chagall and coproduced by Steve Zeitlin looks at the still vibrant tradition for girl’s handclapping games, focusing on New York but extending beyond that to look at the games across the U.S. and around the world.  The documentary focuses on girls’ handclapping games to awaken awareness of the rhythmic designs that influence our lives. For…

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November 2014
$5

Bronx Rising! November: Poemas Pueblos

November 15, 2014 @ 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bronx Music Heritage Center,
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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The Revolutionary Poems of Julia de Burgos published in Pueblos Hispanos Co-sponsored with BORIMIX and The Association for Puerto Rican and Hispanic Culture, Inc. Poemas Pueblos: The Revolutionary Poems of Julia de Burgos published in Pueblos Hispanos Poetry and music curated by Sery Colon 4pm | Film: Julia, toda en mi (NR) A film exploring the life and literary work of one of Puerto Rico’s greatest poets followed by a Q&A with researcher Carmen D. Lucca 6pm | Poetry &…

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Free

From Mambo to Hip Hop Screening

November 17, 2014 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
NYC Dept of Records and Information Services,
31 Chamber St Rm 112
New York, NY 10007 United States
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The NYC Department of the Records and Information Services, City Lore, and the Bronx Music Heritage Center invite you to a screening of  From Mambo to Hip Hop: A South Bronx Tale Preview the new series “We Are the Bronx” and visit the latest exhibit, The Last County: The Bronx, 1914 – 2014. Monday, November 17th and Tuesday, November 18th 5:00pm – 7:00pm Seats are limited – RSVP by November 12 by emailing visitorcenter@records.nyc.gov. Wheelchair accessible – Entrance on Reade…

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December 2014
$10

Clayton Patterson: Captured

December 10, 2014 @ 7:00 PM

CAPTURED is the story of one man’s commitment to chronicling the legendary Lower East Side, and the individuals who define it. He has obsessively recorded its many faces: from drag to hardcore, heroin to homelessness, political chaos to gentrification. CAPTURED profiles Patterson’s odyssey from voyeur to provocateur, and from activist to renegade archivist. This fast-paced documentary includes Patterson’s rare and renowned footage of the Tompkins Square police riots, and provides a close-up look at a fascinating character and chapter of…

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February 2015

Screening of “If These Knishes Could Talk” Followed by NYC Accent Slam

February 12, 2015 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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City Lore is pleased to present a two-part evening celebrating the New York City accent! Opening with a special screening of Heather Quinlan’s documentary, If These Knishes Could Talk: The Story of the New York Accent, the evening will culminate with the New York Accent Slam. From Atlantic Ave. to Zerega Ave., word on the street is the New York accent is disappearing—a casualty of a city that’s evolved into a vast expanse of banks, H&Ms and glass-blown high-rises. But…

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Screening: “Language Matters”

February 18, 2015 @ 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Film Screening of sister project, the PBS documentary, Language Matters, featuring the world’s endangered languages. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Bob Holman and Daniel Kaufman, co-founders of the Endangered Language Alliance. There are over 6,000 languages remaining in the world. We lose one every two weeks. Hundreds will be lost within the next generation. By the end of this century, half the world’s languages will have vanished. The die-off parallels the extinction of plant and animal…

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May 2015

“We Like it Like That” Panel Discussion and Film Preview

May 8, 2015 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

In partnership with City Lore, Hostos Center presents an evening devoted to understanding Boogaloo, its origins, rise and fall, including a sneak preview of selected scenes from the forthcoming feature-length documentary, We Like it Like That: The Story of Latin Boogaloo, with filmmaker Mathew Ramirez Warren. A panel discussion follows with Boogaloo artists Joe Bataan, Johnny Colón, Benny Bonilla and Anna Arraya-Colón, along with broadcaster Felipe Luciano, moderated by the noted folklorist and Latin music historian, Elena Martínez. Admission is…

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October 2015
Free

Distant Attachments: Unsettling Contemporary Afghan Diasporic Art 

October 15, 2015 @ 6:00 PM - October 17, 2015 @ 6:00 PM
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Thursday, October 15 – Saturday, October 17, 2015  each night from 6-9pm Distant Attachments: Unsettling Contemporary Afghan Diasporic Art is a three-day series of literary, visual, and performance art responding to the different relationships, connections, detachments, and dispositions one can have to “the homeland” in one’s creative work. The program is designed to critically engage with the question of what kinds of expectations and creative freedom does being called upon as a member of a diaspora place on artists, writers, and intellectuals. Distant Attachments will…

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