History Tour: Dancing for Eels
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
6:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
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A walking (and boating) history of New York’s 19th century Port Culture. From the busking of black slaves to intercultural mix-ups, to Fred Astaire's uptown tap dancing, New York's intermingled street life has had a formative influence on American high and low culture.
Guides: John Kuo Wei Tchen & Cynthia Copeland, Historians.
This tour will start in Brooklyn Bridge Park and take the East River Ferry leaving guests on the Manhattan side.This tour requires that you RSVP here.