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Van Alen Variety Show

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What will the aftermath of the 2016 election mean for cities? Join us for a post-Election Day celebration of the mandate of everyday city dwellers to improve one another’s lives. No matter if the unthinkable happens on November 8, we’ll apply performance, satire, and rapid presentations to mix policy and play and proclaim the power of participation:

  • Concrete Justice and Theatre of the Oppressed present “The Housing Circus,” a performance of the actors’ own experiences in advocating against discrimination in housing and jobs access
  • “Anne-splaining” with Van Alen Director of Research Anne Guiney, on finding a sense of home amid the hubris and hilarity of city politics at its most local: the community board
  • Yazmany Arboleda, NYC and Nairobi-based artist and architect; Hanif Yazdi, NYC Office of Immigrant Affairs; Kouki Mojadidi, Aga Khan Foundation Design and Construction Manager for Afghanistan; andFrancisco Brown, New York City correspondent, Arquine explore international models for how elected leaders can better connect with citizens and communities through unexpected intermediaries

Details

Date:
October 9, 2016
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$7.00
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.vanalen.org/events/van-alen-variety-show-2/

Organizer

Van Alen
Phone:
212 924 7000
Email:
vai@vanalen.org
Website:
https://vanalen.org/

Venue

WeWork FiDi
85 Broad Street
New York,NY10004United States
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