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  • i found god in myself: The 40th Anniversary of Ntozake Shange's for colored girls

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    Opening September 19, 2014

    Since its debut performance in California in 1974, Shange’s work has captivated, provoked, inspired and transformed audiences all over the world. Turning to the choreopoem not simply as an engaging work of text or drama but as a well of social, political and deeply personal issues affecting the Read More ›
  • Question Bridge

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    Opening September 19, 2014

    Question Bridge is an innovative transmedia project that facilitates a dialogue between a critical mass of black men from diverse and contending backgrounds: and creates a platform for them to represent and redefine black male identity in America.The process is straightforward: on video, a black 

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  • “Somebody Come and Play:” 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger, and Kinder

    New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
    Opening September 18, 2014

     

    Come play and discover things you never knew about everyone’s favorite street – Sesame Street. Sesame Street transformed television by proving it was possible to produce a show that was both educational and entertaining for children. A collaboration of Sesame Workshop and 

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Community Showcases

Select locations provide space to community groups, organizations or individuals to showcase works that the Library determines will further its mission.

  • One Greenwich Village Artist’s Response To 9/11

    Jefferson Market Library
    Opening September 6, 2014

     

    The Language of History exhibit by luke kurtis features photography, writing, artist’s books, and other work by the artist. Some of this work documents the tragedy itself as the artist experienced it from Greenwich Village, while other pieces were made in response in the days after 

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