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April 2016
$15.00

SBCT Fusion Fest: Bronx Gothic

April 29, 2016 @ 8:00 PM - April 30, 2016 @ 10:00 PM
BAAD,
2474 Westchester Ave.
Bronx, NY 10461 United States
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Also on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30 at 8 PM, The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance will present Bessie award winning Okwui Okpokwasili’s Bronx Gothic, an intersection of theater, dance and visual art that brings to life adolescence in 1980s in New York City. The show will take place at BAAD! in Westchester Square. Tickets start at $15 Visit BAAD.org for more info.

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June 2016
$10.00

LES Storytelling Tours: Folklore, Urban Legends, & History

June 23, 2016 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on July 14, 2016
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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Have you heard the one about the big, blind albino alligators plunging through New York City’s sewers? Get the inside scoop on this urban legend, and enjoy a talk that takes you on a storytelling tour of the city’s subways without leaving your seat. Learn classic bits of city folklore that make New York, New York from Steve Zeitlin, founding director of City Lore, and other cultural specialists. Learn touching and hilarious stories about the Big Apple that you won’t…

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April 2017
Free

Bronx Rising! Maxine Sullivan Women in Jazz Series: Balkan Influenced Jazz

April 8, 2017 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bronx Music Heritage Center,
1303 Louis Nine Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459 United States
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Conversations with the Masters, featuring Helen Merrill (Jelena Ana Milcetic), a Bronx-born jazz vocalist who began her career at 845 Club in the Bronx. Now a world renowned singer, she’s performed and recorded with Chet Baker, Gil Evans and Stan Getz, among many others. The event will also feature a performance by Serbian-born jazz vocalist Alma Micic.

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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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February 2019
$15

IT CAN HAPPEN HERE Performance and Reading (Feb. 15th & 16th)

February 15, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on February 16, 2019
City Lore Gallery,
56 E. 1st Street
New York, NY 10003 United States
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IT CAN HAPPEN Reading/Performance     Tickets: $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Day One (Feb. 15) tickets HERE Day Two (Feb. 16) tickets HERE Performed by Meah Pace, Judith Sloan, Bianca Vitale, Lisette Santiago, Emily Wexler. Directed by Alexandra Aron.  In “It Can Happen Here,” two hairdressers-one black, one white-in an ever-changing neighborhood in Queens, embark on a new dream from their two-chair hair salon. They follow their passion for singing and nurturing a community in the midst of a national…

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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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$5

A Conversation with Jeremiah Moss about Vanishing New York

May 2, 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 AND $10 AT THE DOOR Join us for a conversation between City Lore’s Director STEVE ZEITLIN AND JEREMIAH MOSS about saving the City’s soul along with its small businesses, dive bars, botanicas, bodegas and one-of-a-kind places. Help us devise strategies to preserve what we love about New York. Jeremiah Moss is the author of Vanishing New York: How a Great City Lost Its Soul and the creator of the award-winning blog Vanishing New York. His writing on…

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January 2021

Tell Me a Story: A City Lore Salon with Annie Lanzillotto and Salley May

January 24 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tell Me a Story: A City Lore Salon with Annie Lanzillotto and Salley May Notes from the Front Line of NYC Mental Health Care January 24th • Sunday • 7 PM (EST) • FREE on Zoom RSVP: tellmeastory4.eventbrite.com   About this Event 2020 NYC “Mental Health Hero” / Downtown legend / psychiatric social worker Salley May delivers blunt force stories on the state of mental health in New York City. Salley is Lead Social Worker for a public hospital mobile…

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March 2021

Tell Me a Story: A City Lore Salon with Annie Lanzillotto and Guests Dionne Kamara & John Gennari

March 7 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

About this Event These times require skills of invention to adapt and survive. In the spirit of kids’ play, CityLore in collaboration with Street Cry Inc, creates “Game Night” where everyone is invited to come play: Zoom Handclapping Games, Hear poems on “Play” Learn Zoom inversions of primal games. What new games and pranks are kids inventing? What do you do when there’s nothin’ to do? Can a Zoomer teach a Baby Boomer a new game? What games can a…

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June 2021

Ritual, Resistance, and Remembrance: Ofrendas from Liminal Spaces! Tell Me a Story: A City Lore Salon with Annie Lanzillotto and Guests!

June 10 @ 7:00 PM

  Tell Me a Story: A City Lore Salon with Annie Lanzillotto and Guests Ofelia Esparza Rosanna Esparza Ahrens Michael Manswell   Ritual, Resistance, and Remembrance: Ofrendas from Liminal Spaces About this event Get comfortable with the unknown. Today we ask: How does ritual and devotional practice sustain communities, aid in resistance to oppression, act as expressions of emancipation, and carry ancestral medicine? How do we adapt public rituals and spiritual festivals during this pandemic? How can we sustain traditional…

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