Wednesday, April 24, 2013
“I’m Tawkin’ Here” at Columbia University Teachers College
525 West 120th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam
Maria Aponte (Spanish Harlem/ El Barrio) – Performance artist and author of “Transitions of a Nuyorican Cinderella”
Dom Ferraro (Little Italy) – Wiseguy Jr. and childhood pal of Martin Scorsese, featured in “If These Knishes Could Talk”
Master Lee (Lower East Side via Connecticut) – Former “Kung Fu Comic” street performer and founder of the true story series “Talkingstick”
Aladdin Ullah (Spanish Harlem) – Writer, actor (“Sita Sings the Blues”) and alumnus of Public Theater’s Emerging Writers Group where he developed his solo play, Dishwasher Dreams.
And a musical ode to Manhattan from Chantilly Mers (Harlem via Hawaii) – Singer/songwriter and Director of Community Arts at Metro Hope Church in East Harlem
Address: 525 West 120th St btwn Broadway & Amsterdam.
Take the 1 train to 116th St. Walk north to 120th St, and turn right. The main entrance to Teachers College is in the middle of the block between Broadway & Amsterdam (Zankel building).
Everett Lounge is immediately to the left of the main entrance.
You will need to show ID when you enter the building.