“I’m Tawkin’ Here” Manhattan Edition
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.
Learn more about “I’m Tawkin’ Here: Storytelling with a New Yawk Accent” HERE.