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CualaNYC Story Shebeen

General Programming

dateDecember 9, 2016 timeFriday, 6:15pm EST location The Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room, Columbia University
  • Cuala Foundation, Inc.
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated

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This event will be livestreamed. You can access the livestream HERE>

Cuala Foundation, Inc. (formerly Cuala Productions) will return to the Heyman Center for the Humanities to partner for one more New York event of 2016 with a CualaNYC Story Shebeen on Friday 9 December at 6:15. The event will be live streamed and will launch 'New York Rising, 'a graphic novel that tells the story of New York and the Irish 1916 Rising, and how it affected many communities in New York at the time and people such as Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Marcus Garvey, Cyril Briggs and Joyce Kilmer and Claude McKay who were inspired to organize, to write and to make their voices heard in creative ways.

Featured participants include Grammy-winning artist Susan McKeown; journalist Siobhan NÍ Chiobháin; UrbanWordNYC poets James Larkin, Maya-Ange Veras and David Tian; harpist Alice Smyth; Dublin musician Stano whose current work 'In Between Silence', "a 60 minute storytelling phenomenon" will be showing at Barrow Street Theatre December 3-13; and actor, theatremaker and Dublin City Council Arts Officer Ray Yeates.