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Black History Month 2023: Hip-Hop’s 50th Anniversary

Black History Month 2023 - Hip-Hop's 50th Anniversary

The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52 Street
New York, NY

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$20/adults, 13+, $16/students, teachers & seniors, free/ages 12 & under

Suggested Ages: All

Commemorate the 50th anniversary of Hip-Hop with a multimedia exhibit recognizing the intersection of legendary African American musical icons and memorable TV moments. See milestones throughout the decades, including highlights from significant performances and Black artists who helped shape the industry.

Explore original costumes, including suits worn by Louis Armstrong and James Brown and the “Orange Freeze” dresses worn by The Supremes plus artifacts like original scripts, photographs, a trumpet and mouthpiece used by Louis Armstrong and a Gibson Chuck Berry signature guitar.

Watch a curated screenings for all ages including Soul Train highlights and music-themed episodes of The Proud Family, Karma’s World and That’s So Raven.

Join arts & crafts, interactive trivia, a scavenger hunt, and more family-friendly activities. For an additional $10, play at more than twenty gaming & VR stations.

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Dog Man: The Musical

See a hilarious  musical based on the worldwide bestselling series Dog Man from Dav Pilkey, adapted for the stage by acclaimed TheaterWorksUSA.

A brilliant soundtrack (we love the Evil ABCs) and excellent cast tell the story of 5th graders George and Harold making a musical based on their favorite character, Dog Man, the…

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Easter Bonnet Parade

Wear your favorite hat (or make a special one) and stroll down traffic-free Fifth Avenue to check out some classic and crazy Easter bonnets and ensembles in a New York City tradition that stretches back to the 1870s. It gets crowded as the day goes on (try to leave strollers at home), but still one…

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Carnegie Hall Fall Family Day: Spring Fest

Enjoy free, interactive, and fun musical activities and performances in Carnegie Hall’s Resnick Education Wing. Journey through a musical celebration of the earth, the elements, and all things spring.

Activities are ongoing; drop in anytime.

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New York Theatre Ballet’s Carnival of the Animals

See a kid-friendly, one-hour original ballet by New York Theatre Ballet. In a magical forest, Queen Diana and her shaggy lion rule a charming assortment of animals who live quite peaceably until a pair of lost children wander in and the fun begins.

Also see Antony Tudor’s Little Improvisations, a charming portrayal of two children…

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