Tonight: Panel Discussion on the “Changing East Village”

Posted on: August 17th, 2009 at 3:07 pm by

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Tonight, the Metropolitan Playhouse at 220 East Fourth Street will play host to a panel discussion on the “Changing East Village.”  The event is part of the East Village Theater Festival, an annual celebration of “the life and lore of the East Village.”

7 pm – Reception
for James Romberger

8 pm – Discussion Panel: The Changing East Village
featuring

Council Member Rosie Mendez, District 2
Marguerite Van Cook, executive director, Howl! Festival
Steve Zeitlin, founder of City Lore
Eric Ferrara, founder of the East Village History Project

Monday August 17 2009
Metropolitan Playhouse
220 East Fourth Street
(between Avenues A and B)
New York, NY  10009
http://www.metropolitanplayhouse.org/

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