the culminating centennial event — An evening of music, spoken word poetry, and solidarity in commemoration of the 146 victims will be held in New York City. The event is free but you must have a ticket for admission.
Get your tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/164102
You’ll get to hear Metropolitan Klezmer performing klezmer music written about the tragedy, uncovered 100 years later. Spoken word poetry from youthful voices from the New York City area. Clara Lemlich’s historical speech from the very stage where the Uprising of the 20,000 began. Solidarity Forever by the NYC Labor Chorus. Irish folk rock from Larry Kirwan of Black 47. Worker testimonials from Bangladesh, Egypt, and West Virginia.
The event takes place in the evening following the annual memorial commemoration at the site of the fire.…
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