Black Bohemia: a Virtual Village Walking Tour
Date and Time: Tuesday, February 23, 6:00 pm EST
Long-time tour guides Derrick Edwards and Eric Chase will take us on a rollicking, inspiring tour focused on the interconnectedness of Black arts and artists in our neighborhoods and how they shaped and influenced much of what we know of the Village. From Alex Haley to Audre Lorde, James Baldwin to Lorraine Hansberry, and so many more, see the sites where generations of artists forged new and enduring cultural visions, often in community and collaboration, creating beautiful, powerful works that continue to resonate today.
Derrick Edwards is a tour guide and facilitator of enjoyment. He guides tours throughout greater New York City and is a standup comedy performer and entertainer, bringing people together with empathy, knowledge, and a love of the arts.
Eric Chase is a tour guide, reading and research enthusiast, and founder of New York's Literary Pub Crawl, touring Greenwich Village and beyond since 1998.
This event is part of the Village Preservation's Black History Month programming.