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Framing the Village Exhibition

Revelation Gallery at St John's in the Village 218 W 11th Street, NY

By the 1850s, the Village was a living art colony and by the time sculptor and heiress Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney established her first gallery in MacDougal Alley in 1907 there was an embarrassment of riches for her to choose from.


Labor Rights After the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: A Social Justice Walk with Historian Daniel Katz

Great Hall at Cooper Union 7 East 7th Street, NY

On Saturday, March 25, 1911, at the end of the work day, a fire began on the 8th floor of the Triangle Garment Factory. Within thirty minutes,146 of the 500 workers laboring on floors eight, nine, and ten would die. The tragedy provoked outrage, union movement building, and led to political reform.

$35 – $40

The Dark Side of Bohemia: Peace, Love, and Murder among the Hippies and the Beats, walking tour

SW corner of East 9th Street and Avenue C 137 Avenue C, NY

Peace, Love, and Dismemberment - the flip side of a magical mystery tour, this “tragical history tour” will explore the dark side of utopian Greenwich Village bohemia. Your tour guide, Eddie Newton, is New York City's leading true crime historian.


You n Yours: The Father File

HB Studio Playwrights Theatre 124 Bank Street, NY

Screening of David Deblinger's "pilot for a 'Sesame Street for adults,'" mining New York's great creativity and diversity to explore one word, "Father."


Classical Jack: Chamber Music Which Inspired Kerouac and Music Inspired by Him

St John’s in the Village 218 W 11th St, New York

Musically as important as Beethoven,
Yet not regarded as such at all
So wrote Jack Kerouac in the 240th chorus of Mexico City Blues, speaking of Charlie “Bird” Parker, whom he regarded as the perfect musician. But Jack’s love of jazz did not diminish his great love for classical music and his knowledge of it. His innate musicianship, of course explains the music of his prose, and his ability to improvise words to music, as he did with his old friend David Amram. The program will include works by J.S. Bach, Claude Debussy, Erik Satie, and Amram performed by a group of distinguished musicians: pianist Yoshiko Kline, saxophonist Ken Radnofsky, and violist Consuelo Sherba.

$15 – $20

Wonderful Town: Walking Tour with Jamie Bernstein

Washington Square Hotel 103 Waverly Place, NY

Join a unique walking tour with Maestro Leonard Bernstein’s daughter Jamie and explore the crooked streets of Greenwich Village which inspired the great 20th-century musical 'Wonderful Town'. It begins – as the musical does – at Washington Square and Waverly Place! New starting point: Meet at Northwest corner of 14th St and 7th Ave. Please assemble at 3:45pm

$20 – $25

Wonderful Town: Cabaret and Cocktails with Janis Siegel and Friends

North Square Lounge at the Washington Square Hotel 103 Waverly Place, New York

A unique and intimate cabaret – featuring the Grammy-garlanded Janis Siegel with baritone Michael Kelly, Jamie Bernstein and The Manhattan Transfer's long-time musical director Yaron Gershovsky on keyboards – is a glorious celebration of songs such as “Ohio,” “Pass the Football,” and “One Hundred Easy Ways to Lose a Man,” plus more.


Conversations with Claywoman, presented by TWEED

Pangea NYC 178 2nd Ave, NY

Claywoman is a 500 year old extra-terrestrial from the Mirillion Galaxy. She frequently visits Earth, her favorite planet, giving lectures at various events.

$25 – $30