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Wonderful Town – Jamie Bernstein and Janis Siegel and friends in a seventieth anniversary celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s great downtown musical

The Public Theater at Joe's Pub 425 Lafayette Street (at Astor Place), NY, United States

A unique and intimate cabaret – featuring the Maestro’s daughter Jamie Bernstein with Grammy-garlanded Janis Siegel, baritone Michael Kelly, and pianist Yaron Gershovsky, long-time musical director of The Manhattan Transfer. A glorious celebration of songs such as “Ohio,” “Pass the Football,” and “One Hundred Easy Ways to Lose a Man” – and the stories behind them.

$25

American Boricua: Photographer Wanda Benvenutti

La Sala de Pepe y Foto Espacio 73 Avenue C, New York, United States

American Boricua is the first modern visual history of the Puerto Rican diaspora in all 50 of the United States. For over 20 years, Wanda Benvenutti has been traveling throughout the country, documenting Boricuas from all walks of life. Exhibition: September 14 – October 31, 2023

Free

To Be Heard in Print: Black Gay Writers in 1980s New York

Zoom Webinar

New York City in the 1980s witnessed the establishment of several organizations founded by and for Black gay men. Among these organizations were two writing groups, the Blackheart Collective and Other Countries, both with ties to Greenwich Village. A Zoom webinar with Kevin McGruder, Associate Professor of History at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Free

Mazel! Yiddish Classics Reimagined by an Unlikely Trio

The Public Theater at Joe's Pub 425 Lafayette Street (at Astor Place), NY, United States

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in the company of Janis Siegel, John Di Martino and Cantor Daniel Kramer for the first live presentation of their highly acclaimed Covid-lockdown album of Yiddish classics with a backbeat.

$25

The Village Trip GuitarFest I – “Bowery Haunt” In Memory of Scott Johnson

Loft 393 393 Broadway, New York, NY, United States

The Village Trip GuitarFest assembles a formidable group of guitarists from all over the tri-state region for a 3-day festival of new and old music for guitars, beginning with a tribute to the late Scott Johnson with a performance of his "Bowery Haunt", a wild ride for two electric guitars.

$25 – $30

David Mills: Glamour + Despair

Pangea NYC 178 2nd Ave, NY, United States

A harrowing, hysterical look at life on the edge of the apocalypse. A genre-defying, comedic romp through the boneyard of contemporary culture.

$20 – $25
Recurring

The Long-Gone But Not-Forgotten 1970s Music Venues of the East Village, Walking Tour

105 Second Avenue at 6th Street 105 Second Avenue at 6th Street, New York, NY, United States

Travel back to the East Village of the 1960s and ‘70s, when the music was plentiful, apartments were cheap, and you had to show up in person to buy a ticket! Visit eleven venues, including the Fillmore East, Bottom Line, and CBGBs, where careers were launched and stars were born.

$25 – $30

Wonderful Town – A Walking Tour with Jamie Bernstein

Northwest corner of 14th Street and 7th Avenue Northwest corner of 14th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY, United States

A truly unique walking tour with author, broadcaster and filmmaker Jamie Bernstein. The Maestro’s daughter will lead you on a fascinating ramble through the crooked streets of Greenwich Village which inspired Leonard Bernstein’s great 20th-century musical Wonderful Town.

$30

The Village Trip GuitarFest II – Mel Powell Centenary – My Guy’s Come Back

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

The TVT GuitarFest assembles a formidable group of guitarists from all over the Western Hemisphere for a 3-day festival of new and old music for guitars. GuitarFest II focuses on the centenary of jazz legend Mel Powell.

$25 – $30

The Village Trip GuitarFest III – Finding Beauty in Small Things – Mel Powell to Chester Biscardi

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

Among the finest guitarists of all time” (American Record Guide), David Leisner will perform three solos written for him by Chester Biscardi, Laura Kaminsky and Bun-Ching Lam. Guitarist Xingxing Yao, from Hangzhou performs Mel Powell; Chilean guitarist Sebastian Molina, Bowers Fader Duo, and more…

$25 – $30
Recurring

The Music of the West Village from Dylan to Springsteen and Beyond, Walking Tour

11 West 4th Street at Mercer Street 11 West 4th Street at Mercer Street, New York, NY, United States

Visit the venues and hear the stories of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, two of the most prolific and popular artists of our times. Explore the sites of the dimly lit Greenwich Village clubs, such as The Gaslight Café and Gerde’s Folk City, from where they started out.

$25 – $30

Seeking Refuge: Sounding loss and displacement

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

Poet Mascha Kaléko is your guide to an afternoon of song and chamber music that explores the themes of loss, isolation and displacement common to so many refugees. Soprano Sharon Harms is joined by pianist Joan Forsyth and guitarist William Anderson to perform music by Dawe, Hailstork, Pollock and more.

$25 – $30

Public/Private: Gail Papp, in conversation with George C Wolfe

The Public Theater at Joe's Pub 425 Lafayette Street (at Astor Place), NY, United States

More than half a century after the Public Theater opened its doors with Hair, Gail Papp returns to the Theater to talk, for the first time, about her vivid and fascinating behind-the scenes memoir Public/Private: My Life with Joe Papp at The Public Theater.

$25