There will be a screening tonight at the Anthology Film Archives of the 1982 documentary, "Street of Ships." The film chronicles efforts to save historically significant buildings from destruction. Following the screening, there will be a presentation by Robert LaValva, founder and director of New Amsterdam Market, about the
role of waterfront markets in sparking urban revitalization. And there will be a panel discussion about the future of the Seaport District, featuring Peter Stanford, a founder of South Street Seaport
Museum, Terry Walton, vice chair of the Working Harbor Committee and Carter Craft of the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance. The evening is part of a series sponsored by the Historic Districts Council. The Anthology Film Archives is at 32 Second Avenue. The program begins at 630pm.
Tonight at Dixon Place: 7 at 7.
Artists working in theatre, performance art, dance, music, poetry and
fiction can sign up to present 7 minutes of their newest work to an
adventurous audience. Anyone is welcome and no experience is necessary. No stand-up. Clothing required.
Sponsored by the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. See Dixon Place's web site for more info.
Tonight "Art for Arts" sponsors the Evolving Music/Evolving Arts Series. Kyoko Kitamura (voice & laptop),
Yayoi Ikama (piano) and Harris Eisenstadt (drums) are featured. They'll go on at 8pm, at The Local 269, 269 East Houston. Admission: $10 per set.