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Rebel Women Remember the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

| 5-10

Online Admission: $7/$5 Reliquary Members
Door Admission: $10/$8 Reliquary Members


In conjunction with our front-room exhibition of Robin Berson’s Triangle Fire Memorial Quilt, we proudly welcome Robin Berson and a number of poets and performers from the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition for an evening of performance, poetry, and song in remembrance of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire victims.


Event Program

Robin Berson: A presentation on the Triangle Fire Memorial Quilt

Bracha Nechama Bomze: Reading of the Triangle Fire segment from her book-length poem, Love Justice

Phyllis Capello: Telling the story of how she came to write her prizewinning poem: Factory Girls, Bangkok followed by performing a song inspired by the young women who perished in the Triangle fire.

Paola Corso: Reading from Once I Was Told the Air Was Not for Breathing.

Annie Rachele Lanzillotto:  Performing her iconic songs Ballad of Joe Zito (elevator operator at the Triangle Factory) and Girls Girls, Where Did You Work Last Night? 

LuLu LoLo: Performing an excerpt from her play Soliloquy for a Seamstress: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and Rose Schneiderman’s historic speech of April 2, 1911

Mary Anne Trasciatti:  Reading a brief excerpt from the autobiography of the original Rebel Girl, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

Details

Date:
May 5
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
5-10
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://cityreliquary.org/rebelwomen

Organizer

The City Reliquary
Phone:
7187824842
Email:
Website:
www.cityreliquary.org

Venue

The City Reliquary Museum
370 Metropolitan Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211 United States
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Phone:
7187824842
Website:
www.cityreliquary.org