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Hot Tickets: New York

Here are this week’s Hot Tickets in the New York area. Check back every Friday at noon, EST for stellar events that fit the interests of locals and tourists alike.

TONIGHT! Friday, January 20 I ABBIE  Abbie Hoffman embodies the Sixties like no other activist. As the most outspoken leader of the counter-culture’s revolution, he remains one of the best-known figures from one of America’s most turbulent times. “Abbie” begins as a 1987 lecture delivered by Hoffman, and is based entirely on his speeches and writings. Historical photos and videos accompany Abbie’s telling of candid tales from his youth and education at Brandeis and Berkeley, and from the Chicago 7 and the debilitating experience of living underground–creating a revealing portrait of the man called “the clown prince of the Sixties.” Written with the permission of Hoffman’s wife. Presented straight from the West End Theater in NYC. “You couldn’t ask for a better meeting of subject and performer…Abbie is heartfelt.”  Andy Webster, The New York Times. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on January 20, 2012 in Hot Tickets, New York

 

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