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Schimmel Social Justice (NYC)

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On Friday, May 4, the Schimmel Center will host The Struggle to Forgive, a musical drama performed by the Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra tackling the issue of gun violence in the US. Grab tickets to this and more.

Tom Chapin and the Chapin Sisters | Friday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m.
A true family affair. Tom Chapin has a career that spans five decades, 25 albums, and three Grammy Awards. Lily and Abigail Chapin are singing, songwriting sisters known for pristine harmonies and haunting melodies. The trio will put on a concert that will feature original and traditional songs, as well as a few songs by the late, great Harry Chapin.

The Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra: The Struggle to Forgive | Friday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m.
The Struggle to Forgive, a new musical drama, tackles the issue of gun violence in America by giving voice to the various humanistic forces that shape the debate surrounding the issue—from victims and their families, to law enforcement and perpetrators, to politicians and gun enthusiasts.

Lonesome Traveler: The Concert | Saturday, May 5, at 7:30 p.m.
Lonesome Traveler features folk legend Peter Yarrow of the trio Peter, Paul and Mary, and a cast of young singers and instrumentalists as they perform the concert version of the acclaimed Off-Broadway musical that tells the story of American folk. From Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan, the concert will feature the music of Pete Seeger, Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, and many more, with a special tribute to the late, great Leonard Cohen.

Kayhan Kalhor and Friends | Saturday, May 19, at 7:30 p.m.
Kalhor is a soulful master of the kamancheh, the Persian spiked fiddle, and an ambassador for Persian music. He’s known for his moving improvisations, as well as extensive collaborations with music legends including Yo-Yo Ma, the Silk Road Ensemble, Brooklyn Rider, and countless orchestras around the world.