We're havin' a...SKIFFLE
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 6:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
We're having a skiffle to benefit the creation of the first Big Picture Learning charter school in NYC. Featuring Andrea Pizziconi performing with the multi-grammy award-winning Oriente Lopez and his Jazz Ensemble.
Wednesday, January 23rd. Doors Open at 6pm, Show at 7pm.
Skiffle (n) A social occasion popular in Harlem in the 1920’s, also known as a rent party or boogie, where people asked musicians to play informal gigs and then passed the hat for donations to cover their rent or other needs.
100% of the event net proceeds of this event fund the development of the first Big Picture Learning Charter School in New York City. Big Picture Learning is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
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Big Picture Learning
Big Picture Learning’s mission is to lead vital changes in education, both in the United States and internationally, by generating and sustaining innovative, personalized schools that work in tandem with the real world of the greater community. We believe that in order to sustain successful schools where authentic and relevant learning takes place, we must continually innovate techniques and test learning tools to make our schools better and more rigorous. Lastly, we believe that in order to create and influence the schools of the future, we must use the lessons learned through our practice and research to give us added leverage to impact changes in public policy.