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History After Dark
Poets + Percussion: The Power of the Spoken Word and Music
Tue, April 28th, 2020 | 7:00 pm
(Members $10)


Celebrate National Poetry Month! Settle in with six acclaimed poets and artists—including D-Cross and #HipHopEd's Timothy Jones—as they perform their works alongside Grammy Award-winning percussionist Chief Ayanda Clarke and explore the symbiosis between words and music. Afterwards, grab a cocktail from our open bar.


New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


By phone: Contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.
In person: Advance tickets may be purchased on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.

Advance RSVP is required to guarantee participation. Program tickets do not include Museum Admission unless noted. This event may be photographed and/or recorded for archival, educational, and promotional purposes. 

History After Dark
Are you a self-identified history geek? Is history always your best round on trivia nights? Then join us for History After Dark, New-York Historical's special event series for young professionals that features music, mingling, cocktails, trivia, talks, and more—all in a vibrant setting with a price that's right.

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