EVENT: Woody Guthrie vs Trump!

EVENT: Woody Guthrie vs Trump!

Events, Folk, Music, News, People, Theater

Come join us for an evening of good old American protest songs at St John’s in the Village on Tuesday, April 30, at 7pm Old Man Trump is the true story of the battles between Woody Guthrie and his racist landlord Fred Trump. While living in Brooklyn at Beach Haven, Guthrie encountered the racist and … Read More

Reflections on The Village Trip 2018

Reflections on The Village Trip 2018

Art, Events, Featured, Music, People, Places, Poetry, Theater

“What a beautiful gift all your events were for NYC!”
Heartfelt thanks to all those who had faith in our vision and who made the journey with us – sponsors, partners and private donors, and those who gave so generously of their time and expertise. Please know how much you are appreciated. And thanks too, of course, to our wonderful performers, speakers, actors, musicians. It was an honor to have you.

See you next year – September 19-22, 2019

What a Trip!

What a Trip!

Art, Blues, Events, Folk, Jazz, Music, People, Places, Poetry, Rock, Theater

Washington Square Park and the surrounding streets were a mecca for all those who appreciate the history and heritage of Greenwich Village and who want to celebrate and preserve it. From its Thursday evening launch at the historic Washington Square Hotel to Sunday’s closing folk festivities at the fabled Bitter End, The Village Trip honoured some of the many figures whose careers were born in the Village and who went on to leave an indelible mark on the world.

Strand Book Store

Strand Book Store

Art, Music, People, Places, Poetry, Theater

Strand Book Store opened in 1927 on Fourth Avenue on what was then called “Book Row,” an area that covered six city blocks and housed forty-eight bookstores. Strand’s founder Benjamin Bass was all of twenty-five years old when he began his modest, used bookstore and sought to create a place where books would be loved.

The Village Trip: Press Release

The Village Trip: Press Release

Art, Events, Music, News, People, Places, Poetry, Theater

September 27 – 30, 2018 Music | Poetry | Theater | Photography Suzanne Vega to headline concert in Washington Square Park Premiere of Greenwich Village Portraits for Saxophone and Piano by David Amram, Village Trip Artist-in-Residence A new festival will celebrate Greenwich Village as the historic forge in which much of 20th century American culture … Read More