Back in the Bronx featuring Avery Corman
Saturday, November 8, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Avery Corman, author of the novels Kramer vs. Kramer and The Old Neighborhood, joins us for the next program in our Back in the Bronx series. Corman will share stories and anecdotes, and will screen his film My Old Neighborhood Remembered: A Memoir, detailing his experience growing up in the Bronx. Lunch by David Greco’s Arthur Avenue Caterers is included with your ticket purchase.
 
Free admission for Bronx Museum members; $10 lunch for non-members.
 
 
If you are a Bronx Museum member or would like to become a member, please email info@bronxmuseum.org to reserve your ticket.
 
If you would like to purchase a ticket without becoming a member, please purchase your ticket through the PayPal button below.
   
 
For more information please contact the Bronx Museum’s Public Programs department by phone at 718-681-6000 x131 or email at lclick@bronxmuseum.org.
 
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Photo credit: Mark Garvin
Back in the Bronx is made possible, in part, by support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Lunch for Back in the Bronx donated by Dave Greco’s Arthur Avenue Caterers.
 
Public Programs at The Bronx Museum of the Arts are made possible by Mertz Gilmore Foundation;  The New York Community Trust; the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and The David Rockefeller Fund. Beer has been provided by Bronx Brewery. 
         
        
    

 

Avery Corman is the author of the novels, Kramer vs. Kramer (the basis for the Academy Award-winning Best Picture), Oh, God! (the basis for the hit movie comedy), the best-selling The Old Neighborhood, among other highly praised novels.  His newest book is a memoir of his growing up years in the Bronx during the 1940s and 1950s, My Old Neighborhood Remembered, called “Delightful,” Associated Press, “Astute,” Wall Street Journal, “Vivid,” New York Times.  His gift to the City of New York of a restored basketball court in his childhood schoolyard in the Bronx became the catalyst for the creation of the City Parks Foundation  and he has served on its board of directors since the foundation's inception in 1989.  He is a recipient of the Poe Award of Literary Excellence from the Bronx County Historical Society.

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