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Tune In to the Arts

Tune In to the Arts

Many Village institutions are now transitioning their programming to a virtual format so that you can enjoy the arts from the safety of your own home. Indulge in short films picked by the IFC staff. Explore the Village's virtual exhibits, from historic landmarks like the Merchant House Museum to galleries featuring modern paintings and sculpture like the New York Studio School. Gain inspiration from Bowery Poetry's open mics. And, get lost in the nostalgia of GVSHP's best cinematic film guide and essential reading list on Greenwich Village history.

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A Look at Black History in the Village

A Look at Black History in the Village

African Americans have contributed greatly to the history of Greenwich Village. From Marsha P. Johnson’s efforts in the Stonewall Uprising to Angela Davis’ radical speak-outs against the Women’s House of Detention, the Village has been heavily impacted by the work of the Black community.

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Lunar Year 2020 in The Village

Lunar Year 2020 in The Village

Lunar New Year 2020 is on Saturday, January 25! Welcome the year of the rat at Asian restaurants across the Village. from Fine dining, delicious take-out and everything in between, our guide to spending the Lunar New Year in the Village has you covered!

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Archtober in the Village

Archtober in the Village

Archtober, NYC’s architecture and design month features hundreds of events, tours, and exhibitions organized by the Center for Architecture in collaboration with over 80 partners and sponsors. The ninth-annual installment of Archtober gathers events ranging from daily building tours and lectures by design experts, to architecture-themed competitions and parties.

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The Village Trip

The Village Trip

The Village Trip festival returns for its second year, a four-day celebration of Greenwich Village - West and East - with its worldwide influence on music, theater, visual art, literature and poetry, genre bending performance, and social activism. The Village is where, a century before Starbucks, there was always music in the cafés at night and revolution in the air and where being “different” has always been something to celebrate. For the four festival days, September 26 – 29, the Village will be en fête, with bars, cafés and local stores offering special deals to Village Trippers.

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Remembering Craig Rodwell

Remembering Craig Rodwell

Craig Rodwell's reports to the press about the Stonewall Riots has helped established the Riots as one of the turning-point events in the gay rights movement. Also, with creating the first bookstore dedicated to gay literature, Rodwell's activism around the Greenwich Village will always be remembered.

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Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera: The First-Ever Transgender Activists to Receive A Public-Permanent Monument

Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera: The First-Ever Transgender Activists to Receive A Public-Permanent Monument

For the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion, New York City will be honoring LGBTQ activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera with public monuments. They will become the first-ever Transgender activists to receive permanent-public monuments worldwide. The monument’s proposed location is at the Ruth Wittenberg Triangle, just a few blocks away from the scene of the Stonewall riots and emergence of the LGBTQ rights movement.