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Storytime in Washington Square Park

Washington Square Washington Square Park, New York, NY

Children's Book Readings. Hear authors, including Diane Zahler, Ann Burg and Giselle Potter, read from their latest books and take questions from the audience. Free for kids of all ages. More about Ann Burg. More about Giselle Potter. More about Diane Zahler. The readings will be in the northwest corner of the park.

Hear The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s Bill Groom, Production Designer, talk about the hit series

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

Hear Bill Groom, production designer of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, talk about using Greenwich Village as one of the key locations for the hit television series and how he and his team are able to turn back the clock to mid-century. The Marvelous Mrs Maisel recently wrapped filming on season four. More about Bill Groom. Ticket […]


Smash Cut: Author Talk with Brad Gooch

Lobby Bar at the Washington Square Hotel 103 Waverly Place, New York, NY

Brad Gooch will speak about his book Smash Cut: A Memoir of Howard & Art & the 70s & the 80s. Vanity Fair has described the memoir, chronicling an incandescent moment in Greenwich Village and downtown New York City, as “A gorgeous memoir…a potent mix of love, art, and death.” More about Brad Gooch. A drink is […]


“It’s Difficult to Write This Without Sounding Alarmist…” Larry Kramer and the Start of AIDS Activism

NYC AIDS Memorial Park 76 Greenwich Avenue, New York, NY

The quote comes from the start of Larry Kramer’s first article on AIDS, “A Personal Appeal” published in August 1981 in the New York Native, a gay newspaper of the time. This year marks the 40th anniversary of those first reports of the disease that became known as AIDS. NBC’s Bill Goldstein, who is writing […]


Lorraine Hansberry’s Village Voice

Virtual Webinar on Zoom

Playwright, activist, and villager Lorraine Hansberry is best known for her award-winning play A Raisin in the Sun, which premiered on Broadway in 1959. She had an unflinching commitment to social justice which brought her under FBI surveillance in her early twenties. Hansberry was close friends with James Baldwin as well as Nina Simone, whose […]