Walking Tour #4: Harlem with Brenda Dixon-Gottschild (Platform 2018) – Danspace Project
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Walking Tour #4: Harlem with Brenda Dixon-Gottschild (Platform 2018)

Image: Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plate 41: Map bounded by Fourth Avenue, East 12th Street, Second Avenue, Fifth Street; Including Bowery, Third Avenue, Sixth Street, Seventh Street, Eighth Street (St.Mark's Place), Astor Place, Stuyvesant Street, East Ninth Street, East 10th Street, East 11th Street" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e8-77fd-d471-e040-e00a180654d7
Image: Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Plate 41: Map bounded by Fourth Avenue, East 12th Street, Second Avenue, Fifth Street; Including Bowery, Third Avenue, Sixth Street, Seventh Street, Eighth Street (St.Mark's Place), Astor Place, Stuyvesant Street, East Ninth Street, East 10th Street, East 11th Street" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5e66b3e8-77fd-d471-e040-e00a180654d7

Platform 2018 considers the cultural, dance, and architectural histories of the many peoples who’ve inhabited downtown NYC and beyond. Each week the Platform will feature a commissioned walking tour led by an artist or scholar. Space is extremely limited! RSVP is required.

Brenda Dixon-Gottschild is an award-winning author, dance historian, and Professor Emerita of dance studies at Temple University. Dixon-Gottschild hosts Brenda’s Way, a tour of New York City’s Harlem neighborhood, where she grew up. With Wilson’s Platform interests in mind, and with the unique perspective as someone who grew up in New York City and danced here in the 1960s, she’ll share personal memories of the neighborhood, her childhood home, the church she attended, in an afternoon where history meets memory.

Danspace Project will confirm exact meeting location for the tour approximately one week in advance.