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Place Explorer: Performance

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
1520 Sedgwick Ave. Morris Heights Bronx Hip hop pioneer Kool DJ Herc held his first parties here
234 West 56th Street Midtown Manhattan Early home of recorded music powerhouse Atlantic Records.
A Gathering of the Tribes East Village Manhattan Iconic East Village gallery and performance space
ABC No Rio Lower East Side Manhattan Center for volunteerism, art & activism
Alhambra Supper Club (site of) Hunts Point Bronx Latin dance and music club of the 50's and 60's
Alhambra Theatre and Ballroom (former) Central Harlem Manhattan The last standing of Harlem's historic dance halls
Almanac House Greenwich Village Manhattan Residence of folk revival musicians, the Almanac Singers
Amato Opera Theater (former) East Village Manhattan The "world's smallest opera house"
American Banknote Building Hunts Point Bronx Former currency minting company, now home to an arts and dance center
Angel Orensanz Foundation Center for the Arts Lower East Side Manhattan Art, concert & performance space in a historic synagogue building
Apollo Theater Harlem Manhattan Legendary music and performance venue
Audubon Ballroom (former) Washington Heights Manhattan Former theater and dance hall, site of Malcolm X's assassination (now Mary Woodward Lasker Biomedical Research Building)
BAMcafe Fort Greene Brooklyn Upstairs eatery at the Brooklyn Academy of Music that offers performances and a place to gather
Barbes Park Slope Brooklyn Neighborhood bar and performance space
Barron's Exclusive Club (former) Central Harlem Manhattan A popular 1920's Harlem jazz club, also known as Barron's Cabaret
Battery Park Financial District Manhattan Home to monuments, performance events and ferry docks
Beekman Theatre (former) Upper East Side Manhattan Lovely single-screen movie theater
Beth Ahavath Sholom, a.k.a. The Temple (site of) Bath Beach Brooklyn Former synagogue that hosted punk rock concerts in its basement
Billie Holiday Theatre Bedford-Stuyvesant Brooklyn 200-seat theater in Bedford-Stuyvesant offering an alternative to Broadway
Birdland Midtown Manhattan One of the foremost venues for bebop in the 1950s
Blue Note Greenwich Village Manhattan An important jazz venue in Greenwich Village
Bottom Line, The (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan A rock and folk music club
Bronx River Houses Bronx River Bronx Housing project important in hip hop history
Brooklyn Lyceum (formerly Public Bath #7) Park Slope Brooklyn Once a public bathhouse, now a center for dance, music and theater that includes a gym and a cafe
Brooklyn Paramount Theater (former) Downtown Brooklyn Hosted early rock 'n' roll concerts and still houses its original Wurlitzer organ
Caffe Cino (former) Greenwich Village Manhattan Where Off-Off Broadway theater got its start
Caravana Club/Bronx Casino/El Cerromar (former) Mott Haven Bronx Nightclubs that produced distinctively New York Latin music
Carnegie Hall Midtown Manhattan One of the premier concert venues in the world
Casino Puerto Rico/Teatro Casino (former) Mott Haven Bronx Popular dance and Latin music venue, and a movie and vaudeville theater
Casita Rincón Criollo Melrose Bronx The oldest and largest casita in New York
CBGB (former) East Village Manhattan The birthplace of punk rock
Central Park Central Park Manhattan Perhaps New York's most famous oasis
Chinatown Senior Citizens' Center Chinatown Manhattan A place for Chinatown seniors to participate together in traditional culture
City Center Midtown Manhattan A popular performing arts center
Club Tropicoro (site of) Longwood Bronx Latin music nightclub that also hosted political events
Colgate Gardens (former) Soundview Bronx Latin music venue where the Mambo was popular
Cornelia Street Café Greenwich Village Manhattan Legendary eatery and performance venue
Dixon Place Lower East Side Manhattan Performance space for original and experimental works
Eagle Theater Jackson Heights Queens Shows first-run movies from India and Pakistan
Fillmore East East Village Manhattan Major rock 'n' roll venue from 1968 to1972
Grace Agard Harewood Senior Center Fort Greene Brooklyn Supports local seniors with services and activities, like the weekly Jazz 966 concert series
Harbor Conservatory for the Performing Arts East Harlem Manhattan Preserves and promotes New York's Latin music heritage with music lessons, dance classes and acting classes
Harlem Meer East Harlem Manhattan Lake in the northeastern tip of Central Park
Historic Tin Pan Alley Midtown South Manhattan Home to the American popular music industry around 1900
Hunts Point Palace Hunts Point Bronx A dance club for nearly a century, important for performers from mambo king Tito Puente to the first hip-hop crews in the '70s and '80s
Indigo Cafe and Books (former) Fort Greene Brooklyn Black-owned bookstore, cafe and community space, now online
International Longshoremen Assoc. Union Hall, Local 791 (former) Chelsea Manhattan Headquarters of seamen's labor union, later home of the Sanford Meisner Theater
Jean Cocteau Repertory Theater (former) East Village Manhattan Off-Broadway company that performed classic works of drama
Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center East Harlem Manhattan Studios and performing space for Latino artists
Koster & Bial's "The Corner" (former) Flatiron Manhattan Site of theaters and burlesque halls closed by anti-vice police