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Produced by Irene Chagall and Steve Zeitlin, directed by Irene Chagall

This documentary looks at the world wide tradition hand clapping games through the eyes of young girls from the greater New York are as they grow through those childhood years when it is central to their social network. Click here for more information on this and other DVDs and CDs in the City Lore Store.

Featured CD

Produced by City Lore in association with Peter Siegel, and released by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

This 3 CD box set was featured in The New York Times as one of the finest box sets in 2010.  The recordings chronicle a series of pioneering folk music concerts from the early 1960s with southern performers  in New York that captivated Bob Dylan and a generation.  Click here for more information on this and other CDs and DVDs in the City Lore store.

Featured Book

Steve Zeitlin

Part memoir, part essay, part a guide to maximizing your capacity for artistic expression, Steve Zeitlin’s new book taps into the poetic side of what we often take for granted: the stories we tell, the people we love, the metaphors used by scientists, even our sex lives. Click here for more information on this and other books in the City Lore Store.