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Posted on March 23, 2017 | No CommentsThis Saturday and Sunday, expert tour guide Joyce Gold will lead tours celebrating the radical, […]
Posted on September 7, 2016 | No CommentsOn this day in 1885, poet and novelist Elinor Wylie was born. Wylie’s writings were […]
Posted on June 7, 2016 | 2 CommentsGreenwich Village has been a hot-bed for creative theatrical minds since at least the beginnings […]
Posted on April 29, 2016 | 1 CommentNote: This is an updated version of a post originally written by Drew Durniak Map […]
Posted on March 23, 2016 | No CommentsThe first theatrical presentation at the Cherry Lane Playhouse (now the Cherry Lane Theatre) opened […]
Posted on April 23, 2015 | No CommentsIt’s that blooming, buoyant, too-brief time of year again, when flowers abound – particularly, this […]
Posted on June 12, 2014 | 5 CommentsAfter the great Frank O’Hara plaque unveiling earlier this week (you can view video and […]
Posted on April 23, 2014 | 1 CommentToday marks William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, although some sources say his exact date of birth […]
Posted on March 26, 2013 | 2 CommentsMarch is Women’s History Month; the month-long celebration highlights the accomplishments of women in various […]
Posted on November 21, 2012 | 1 CommentOn November 22, 1918, the first performances were staged at the Village’s renowned Provincetown Playhouse […]