NYC AIDS Memorial Observes ‘World AIDS Day’ December 1, 2023

 

 

 

World AIDS Day Observance, New York City AIDS Memorial, 2022. Photo by Alexander Sargent, Courtesy of the New York City AIDS Memorial © New York City AIDS Memorial, 2022.

Each year, on December 1, the world gathers to remember those lost to and impacted by HIV/AIDS and champion the ongoing fight against the epidemic. To commemorate World AIDS Day, the New York City AIDS Memorial will host its annual, free, and public day of observance featuring programming in collaboration with organizations dedicated to bringing communities together in the fight to end AIDS.

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Learn About ‘The Women Writers of the Caffe Cino, 1959-1968’ at Jefferson Market Library, March 16th

 

 

 

 

The Caffe Cino, 31 Cornelia Street. Image courtesy LGBT Historic Sites Project.

On March 16 at 6pm, the Jefferson Market Library and archivist and Caffe Cino actress Magie Dominic will share documentation and stories about the landmark space, Caffe Cino, presenting the first program devoted to the women playwrights who produced their work at the Caffe. This small theater, located at 31 Cornelia Street in Greenwich Village, opened in 1958, and produced plays and theater work until its closing in 1968. Magie Dominic was one of the original performers at the Caffe, and like many, worked in a multiple of capacities. During its 10 year existence, Joe Cino, owner of the Caffe Cino, produced the work of hundreds  of new writers, many of whom went on to win a multitude of awards -including Pulitzers, Tonys, Academy Awards and Obies.

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