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Posted: December 16th, 2009
LES Stories: Holidays in the City

Tenement Talks is an evening series of lectures, readings, panel discussions and programming that provides perspective on New York City’s rich culture.

Free & held at the Tenement Museum 108 Orchard unless otherwise noted.

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The Lower East Side Stories series invites professionals and up-and-comers from the storytelling circuit to tell New York tales around a particular theme. This is the last event in the “Lower East Side Stories” series which features stories related to the holidays.

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Storytellers
H.R. Britton, Host
Suzie Sims-Fletcher
DJ Hazard
Rajeev Varma
Martin Dockery
James Braly
Rob Hollander

Recorded at the Tenement Museum, December 17, 2009. Runtime: 74 minutes.

About the Tenement Museum

We tell the stories of 97 Orchard Street. Built on Manhattan’s Lower East Side in 1863, this tenement apartment building was home to nearly 7000 working class immigrants.They faced challenges we understand today: making a new life, working for a better future, starting a family with limited means.

In recognizing the importance of this seemingly ordinary building, the Tenement Museum has re-imagined the role that museums can play in our lives.


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