Volume 16 • Issue 47 | April 16-22, 2004

New York show

A free show about New York including music, poetry and history will be performed at the World Financial Center’s Winter Garden Wednesday, April 21 at 7 p.m.

The Vassar College Women’s Chorus will perform a program of “America in Song”, following will be readings by New York historians and poets Richard Brookhiser, David Lehman and Eugene Sclanger.

Brookhiser, who is senior editor of the National Review, a columnist for the New York Observer and an author, will speak about Alexander Hamilton, the nation’s first Treasury secretary who also lived and worked on Wall St.

Lehman, is an author, poet and teacher and who will recite poems about New York. He is the editor & creator of “The Best American Poetry” series and co-editor of KGB poetry reading series. Lehman teaches at the New School, Bennington College, and New York University.

Schlanger, a Wall Street Lawyer, is also known as the “Wall Street Poet” and has been featured on the front pages of The Wall Street Journal and The Baltimore Sun for his Sept 11 Sonnets. Schlanger will recite poems about the Financial District and its revival.

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