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Through February 28: Manhattan: Exhibit Celebrating Workers And Musicians

Composer Julia Wolfe’s new work “Fire In My Mouth” may have already premiered, but it’s not too late to visit its complementary archival exhibit, “Immigrant New York: Celebrating the Workers and Musicians of Our City.”

“Fire In My Mouth,” a multimedia exploration of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, was performed late last month at the New York Philharmonic in Manhattan as part of its series, “New York Stories: Threads of Our City.” “Immigrant New York,” however, will be on display at the Grand Promenade at David Geffen Hall until Thursday, February 28.

The exhibit features archival materials from the Forward, curated by its archivist Chana Pollack, such as its front-lines coverage of the industrial tragedy, the aftermath and profiles of the victims. The Museum of the City of New York, the National Archives at New York City and the Kheel Center at Cornell University contributed.

The Forward will revisit the fire, which killed 146 young immigrants, in a separate reported project, to be viewed closer to its anniversary in March at

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