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June 2020

Be the Change: A Friendship Called NDUGU Part II

June 25, 2020 @ 8:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Join us! Thursday, June 25th @ 8:00pm EDT, for part 2 of: “Be the Change: A Friendship Called NDUGU” with Annie Lanzillotto and Simba Yangala part of Reimagine: Life, Loss, & Love. Annie and Simba share stories and poems on what it means to be Ndugu, the Covid-19 pandemic, racial justice, and the intense moment we are living in. Annie and Simba have been in each other’s lives and performance work for twenty-two years. They first met in 1998 when…

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August 2020

Urban Explorer’s Final Presentation (Summer)

August 21, 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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September 2020

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

September 25, 2020 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

  Tell Me a Story: A City Lore Salon  with Annie Lanzillotto Featuring Special Guest Star: Alvin Eng    September 25th, 2020 8pm EST Zoom Webinar & Facebook Live RSVP to the event tellmeastoryannie.eventbrite.com The Italian-American Scheherazade Cantastoria takes on The Chinese-American Acoustic Punk Rockentour.   Two Punk Rock Baby Boomers spin stories to survive by.  In talkin’ punk blues style, Annie Lanzillotto’s raw Bronx roar lullabies as she crushes the crisis of isolation we find ourselves in. Alvin Eng rhapsodizes growing up…

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October 2020

Finding Kani Kurya: A documentary in progress and discussion with Kewulay Kamara

October 4, 2020 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Finding Kani Kurya: A documentary in progress and discussion with Kewulay Kamara Date: Sunday Oct 4, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM -3 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Live Streamed to Facebook @CityLore Some time in the 19th Century, a young mother of two daughters disappeared without a trace. She lived in the village of Damania, (present day Guinea) and was last seen going to the brook flowing through the grove at the edge of her village.    No amount of search or divination…

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

October 22, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Tell Me a Story: A City Lore Salon with Annie Lanzillotto Special Guests: Tufara Waller Muhammad and Nick Slie October 22nd 7PM (EST) • FREE Donate and RSVP: tellmeastoryannie2.eventbrite.com   A Virtual Pot Luck: Bring a Story and a Dish Three artists cook and tell a story full of soul. From the Mississippi Delta to a Yankee with a Southern Peasant Soul… Stories, song, food, are ways we cope in crisis, nurture and nourish ourselves and each other. What’s cookin…

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November 2020

Tell Me a Story: A City Lore Salon with Annie Lanzillotto and Tim Z. Hernandez

November 29, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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December 2020

JEWels: Teasing Out the Poetry in Jewish Humor and Storytelling

December 29, 2020 @ 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

A Rabbi, a Cartoonist, and a Storyteller walk into a bar… City Lore and Yiddish New York Present Book Pre-Launch Event For JEWels: Teasing Out the Poetry in Jewish Humor and Storytelling Tuesday December 29th 3:15pm via Zoom Hosted by Flash Rosenberg Featuring Bob Mankoff, Bob Holman, Rabbi Edward Schecter Esther Cohen, Lisa Lipkin, Zev Shanken, and Steve Zeitlin For tickets, click here to purchase a Yiddish New York (YNY) single session pass. (Day Passes and Full Festival passes also…

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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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May 2021

WHERE I’M FROM: OPEN MIC POETRY READING

May 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

WHERE I’M FROM: OPEN MIC POETRY READING Let’s celebrate what sets us apart and what brings us together during this virtual open mic poetry reading. This event is tied to Across the Great Divide, an ongoing experience that will be offered throughout the 10 Days. In Across the Great Divide, participants will compose and share a poem that expresses their beliefs and origin stories. This poetry event aims to build bridges across lines of difference and bring out the individuality…

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