APRIL 3, 6:30 PM
The Museum of the City of New York will host a book signing and panel discussion. Ed Hamilton will read from and sign copies of Legends of the Chelsea Hotel: Living with the Artists and Outlaws of New York's Rebel Mecca (Thunder's Mouth Press). Panelists for the discussion to follow will include preservationist and housing activist Edward Kirkland and author/Chelsea Hotel historian Sherrill Tippins. Former Chelsea Now editor Lawrence Lerner will moderate the discussion.
As an additional treat, a recent video interview of former hotel manager Stanley Bard, making one of his first public statements since his ouster in June of last year, will be shown.
The Museum is located at 1220 Fifth Avenue(@104th St), NY NY.Seniors and students get in for $5.00. Everybody else pays $9.00.
APRIL 11, 7:30 PM
Photographer Julia Calfee kicks off her book tour for INSIDE THE CHELSEA HOTEL with a very special event at Barnes and Noble.
Barnes & Noble, Sixth Avenue at 8th Street, NY NY
APRIL 14, 7:30 PM
Pianist Bruce Levingston performs "Points of Departure" a concert at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall that explores the unique artistic relationships between four of the most prominent composers of our time and four of the most influential composers of the past. The concert includes world premieres of Pulitzer Prize-winner Charles Wuorinen's Heart Shadow (inspired by Salman Rushdie and Claude Debussy ) and 2007 Grawemeyer Award-winner Sebastian Currier's Departures and Arrivals ( inspired by Scarlatti and Liszt) as well as the New York premiere of esteemed German composer Wolfgang Rihm's Brahmsliebewaltzer (inspired by Brahms).
Carnegie Hall is located at 57th Street & 7th Ave. Tickets $25, $30, $40 $100