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From Washington Square to Stonewall: An LGBT History Walk

Join the experts at the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project for a walking tour of Greenwich Village. Learn about the LGBT presence in the Bohemian Village and hear about the places and people from the 1890s through the post-Stonewall LGBT civil rights movement and their lasting impact on American culture. Stops will include places connected to groups […]

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 […]

$25.00

West Village Theater Crawl

Visit the Lucille Lortel, Cherry Lane, Rattlestick, the New Ohio Theater and other theaters and hear about their illustrious histories, the talented people who have performed there, and their upcoming shows. Meeting point Lucille Lortel Theater, 121 Christopher Street.

$15 – $20

Diana Wege’s Earth Requiem: Wake Up + World Premiere of Prelude, Prayer and Dance for Unaccompanied Viola by David Amram, performed by Consuelo Sherba

Judson Memorial Church 55 Washington Square South, New York, NY

This event will also be livestreamed.
A unique opportunity to experience Eve Beglarian’s opening movement of Earth Requiem: Wake Up and the world première performance of Prelude, Prayer and Dance for Unaccompanied Viola by David Amram, Artist Emeritus of The Village Trip, commissioned for this year’s festival by the Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music. Performed by Consuelo Sherba.

$10 – $20

“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 […]

Free

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 […]

An Evening of Chamber Music by Harold Meltzer

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

This event will also be livestreamed.
A journey through the “graceful, sensual and contemplative” sound worlds of the much-garlanded East Village composer

$10 – $20

New York Studio School – A Tour of the Arts with Bee Chessman

New York Studio School 8 West 8th Street, New York, NY

Since its founding in 1964, the New York Studio School has been an innovator in arts education, prioritizing daily continuity of study for artists through work in the studio. In 1965, the school moved into what had been the original Whitney Museum of American Art on West 8th Street, where it continues today to offer […]

Free

New York Studio School – A Tour of the Arts with Bee Chessman

Since its founding in 1964, the New York Studio School has been an innovator in arts education, prioritizing daily continuity of study for artists through work in the studio. In 1965, the school moved into what had been the original Whitney Museum of American Art on West 8th Street, where it continues today to offer […]

Free

Eating the Village: Pizza, pork, pastries, and more

Visit some of the Village's independent food purveyors--from the city's oldest butcher to a favorite pizza parlor and a French pastry shop--and hear the stories behind them and the neighborhood. Samples from each location are included in the price of the tour. This tour is offered by Manhattan Walking Tours. To receive a special 25% […]

David Del Tredici, in Black and White

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

This event will also be livestreamed.
Pianist Marc Peloquin celebrates the keyboard music of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Westbeth composer, with whom he enjoys a symbiotic relationship

$10 – $20

Painting the Village: The Village Trip Arts Walk with a Village Artist

Washington Square Washington Square Park, New York, NY

Join historian, painter, filmmaker, performance artist and exuberant raconteur Marc Kehoe for a stroll through the artist's Greenwich Village, birthplace of American Modern Art. Greenwich Village, has spawned more influential artists than any other place in America. Walk the Village streets and hear tales of Sloan, Duchamp, Gertrude Whitney, Pollock, Berenice Abbott, Schnabel among many, […]

$20 – $25

Walk on the Wild Side: The Birth of Punk

NYU D'agostino Hall 110 West 3rd Street, New York, NY

Music historian Jesse Rifkin traces the development of the city's punk scene, from Andy Warhol's discovery of the Velvet Underground in the mid-'60s through the early-'70s glam rock scene and culminating in punk's emergence in the mid- and late-'70s. See venues, homes, and album cover locations associated with artists such as the Ramones, Lou Reed, […]

$25 – $30
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Eating the Village: Pizza, pork, pastries, and more

Visit some of the Village's independent food purveyors--from the city's oldest butcher to a favorite pizza parlor and a French pastry shop--and hear the stories behind them and the neighborhood. Samples from each location are included in the price of the tour. This tour is offered by Manhattan Walking Tours. To receive a special 25% […]

Walking Tour with David Amram: Sixty-five Joyous Years in the Village

Washington Square Washington Square Park, New York, NY

A truly unique opportunity to join Village Trip Artist Emeritus David Amram on a walk through his own gilded and colorful life. Photo shows Larry Rivers, Jack Kerouac, David Amram, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso.

$35 – $40

Sing Out! The Village Trip Hootenanny

The Bitter End 147 Bleecker Street, New York, NY

This event will also be livestreamed.
A glorious finale to The Village Trip! Join Christine Lavin and friends David Buskin and Robin Batteau, David Massengill, Hannah Reimann, Michele Temple and of course David Amram, Artist Emeritus of the festival, for the now-traditional Village Trip hoot, a celebration of the New York folk revival and its rich and enduring heritage.

$10 – $25.00