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"The Triangle Fire Remembered" w/Metropolitan Klezmer, 25 Mar 2011

100 Years After: The Triangle Fire Remembered and Rethought
March 25, 2011 7:00 pm, Free
Cooper Union Great Hall
7 East 7th Street, New York, NY, United States, 10003

An evening of music, spoken word poetry, and solidarity in commemoration of the 146 victims.
Historical klezmer music written about the tragedy, uncovered 100 years later, performed by Metropolitan Klezmer. Spoken word poetry from New York City Youth. 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.

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