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"Opening Night" Reimagine NYC

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How do we begin? Join Poet Laureates, Comedy Central Comedians, folk bands, Buddhist teachers, authors, and powerful performers to begin this incredible week of 250+ events.

Reimagine's “Opening Night” kicks off a week of more than 250 events across NYC, all focused on exploring big questions about life and death. This incredible evening, touching on themes of death, dying, loss, and love, features unique performances by current National Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith, author and Buddhist teacher Frank Ostaseski, comedian Chris Garcia (Comedy Central special forthcoming!), indie-folk artist Craig Minowa of Cloud Cult, Vy Higginsen's Sing Harlem Choir, and other notable storytellers, musicians, and dancers to be announced.

NOTE: Doors open at 7:15pm.

ASL interpretation will be provided, and Merkin Concert Hall has infrared listening devices available upon request.


Comedy Talk, Panel, & Conversation Music & Sound Performance Storytelling Openings & Closings Writing & Literature