‘What’s On’ Communist Party Events in New York for the Weekend of March 17, 1934. From the Daily Worker. Vol. 11 No. 66.

Lectures, exhibits, films, forums, concerts, benefits, theater, revels, house parties, art openings, dances, and so much more make for an absolutely packed New York weekend of Communist Party events for March 17, 1934.

‘What’s On’ Communist Party Events in New York for the Weekend of March 17, 1934. From the Daily Worker. Vol. 11 No. 66.



Louis Lozowick, Self Portrait, 1930.

PROVISIONAL Committee for Marine Workers Ind. Union presents “Seaman’s Shindig,” 8:30 p.m., Marine Workers Hall, 140 Broad St., featuring Workers Lab. Theatre. First public showing revolutionary murals of Phil Bard. 35 E. 12th St., 8:30 p.m. Auspices, Daily Worker Volunteers. Speakers: Louis Lozowick, Phil Bard. Dancing, etc.

ENTERTAINMENT and Dance, at German Workers’ Club, 79 E. 10th St., 2nd floor, with special Mandolin Orchestra. Concert and Classical and Folk Music. Contribution 15c.

SOCIAL Entertainment and Dance given by Harlem Unemployed Council at 415 Lenox Ave. Subscription 20c. From 8 to?

STUDIO Party and Dance given by Shock Troop Supporters for the benefit of Shock Troop of Workers Laboratory Theatre at 77 Fifth Ave., top floor, 8:30 p.m. Drinks, food, entertainment. Adm. 25c.

CITY COLLEGE Dance at Film and Photo headquarters. 18 E. 17th St., 8:30 p.m. Auspices, N.S.L.

JACOB DAINOFF Memorial Exhibition at John Reed Club. 430 Sixth Ave. Open from 2 to 8 p.m. today and Sunday.

THE “Mutualista Obrera Mexicana,” Br. 515 1.W.0., is holding a dance at their headquarters, 66 E. 116th St. Mexican dishes served. Contribution 25c. Ladies free.

HOUSE PARTY and Dance given by the West Side Unit Y.C.L. Dancing, refreshments, 884 Columbus Ave. near 103rd St. one flight up. Adm. 15c.

SPRING TERM Workers School. Registration is open, 35 E. 12th St., New York. Register now before the rush.

GALA PROLETARIAN Revel at Dunbar Palace. 2389 Seventh Ave. near 138th St. Jazz Johnson’s Orchestra: Hortons Africans’ Dancers, Unity Theatre, Italian Worker Chorus, David Kollscritta, Mara Tartar. Auspices, Friends of the Harlem Workers School. Adm. 49c.

MASQUE of all nations, at Office Workers Union, 114 W. 14th St„ 5-Piece Jazz Band, entertainment, refreshments. Prizes for most original costumes. Subscription 35c.

ANTI-FASCIST DANCE given by Irish Workers Club, 210 W. 68th St. Irish and American dance music, refreshments. Contribution 25c.

FREIHEIT FAREIN Annual Ball at Irving Plaza Hall, Irving Place and 15th St. Admission 35c in advance, 40c at door.

GALA DANCE Unemployed Writers Association. Greenwich House, 27 Barrow St. Sheridan Square. Novelty entertainment by member of Theatre Union. Red Hot Jazz Band, 8 p.m. Subscription 35c.

VICTORY BALL given by the Workers of the Grand Metal Products 8.M.W.1.U. at the Cli-Grand Youth Club, 380 Grand St., 8 p.m. Music by Ben Rich and his Texans. Subscription 36c. Y. C. L. House Party given by Downtown Unit 3 at 713 E. Nineth St. Apt. 17.

PUBLIC SHOWING of Murals by Phil Bard at Daily Worker Volunteers, 35 E. 12th St., fifth floor. Louis Lozowick, speaker. Dancing to Negro Jazz Band. Admission 15c.

SECOND ANNIVERSARY AFFAIR of Women’s Council No. 19 celebrated by Concert and Dance at 93 Ave. B. 8:30 p. m. Refreshments. Excellent program. Admission 15.


SOCIAL and Entertainment to celebrate opening of new headquarters of Parts Youth Br. 1.W.0., 1418 Boston Rd., 8 p.m. Adm. 10c. Lots of fund, refreshments.

SAMOVAR NIGHT given by Pelham Parkway Workers Club, 2179 White Plains Rd. 8:30 p. m. Excellent program, Balalaika Orchestra, refreshment. Subscription 35c.

CONCERT and Dance at Prospect Workers Center, 1157 So. Boulevard. Good program.

STEVE KATOVIS BR. 6 I. W. O. Fourth Anniversary Celebration Grand Concert and Ball at Ambassador Hall, Third Ave. and Clarmont Parkway. Refreshment, dancing till dawn. Admission 35c.

SPORTS CARNIVAL and Dance at Tremont Progressive Club, 866 E. Tremont Ave. 9 p. m. Wrestling, boxing exhibition and ping pong finals. Good Jazz band.

BIG SURPRISE House Party given by Steve Katovis Br. I. L. D., 202 E. Sixth St. Apt. 12. 8 p. m,

KIDDIE PARTY given by Edith Berk- man Br. I. L. D. at 1166 Gerard Ave. Apartment 58, near 167th St. Novel entertainment, come in kiddie clothes. Admission 10c.

RABBI BENJ. GOLDSTEIN will lecture on “One Year of Hitler Germany” at Cooperative Auditorium, 2700 Bronx Park E. on Sat., March 17, 8:30 p.m. Adm. 10c.


DANCE and Party given at Lift Hall, 15 4th Ave. Refreshments. Hat check 25c.

DANCE and Entertainment given by Brooklyn Prog, Club at American Youth Club, 407 Rockaway Ave., 8:30 p.m.

DANCE and Entertainment given by Social Culture Club, 275 Broadway. Admission 20c.

CABARET NIGHT and Dance given by Oceanside Br. F. S. U. at 3200 Coney Island Ave. 8:30 p. m. Entertainment, refreshments, excellent program.

BROWNSVILLE WORKERS School announces opening of registration for the Spring Term. 1885 Pitkin Ave. Register now.

GRAND OPENING Center, Boro Park Cultural 5602 13th Ave. concert and Dance, interesting entertainment. Negro Jazz band. Admission 20c. 8 p. m.

DANCE GALA Affair at New Culture Club, 2345 Coney Island Ave. Ten-piece orchestra, great entertainment. Admission 25c.

RED PRESS PARTY, refreshment, good entertainment at Brownsville Br. I. L. D. at Shoe Workers Club, 527 Hopkinson Ave 8:30 p. m. Admission 15c.

HOUSE PARTY given by the Haywood Patterson Br. I. L. D. at 1730 Fulton St., one flight up. 8 p. m.

HOUSE PARTY given by Tom Mooney Br. 817 I W. O. at Comrade Botnicks house, 25 Bay 35th St. 9 p. m.


FILM AND PHOTO League shows “The Covered Wagon,” 12 E. 17th St., 8:30 p.m., first of series of revivals old American films. Regular Vanguard monthly symposium, Y.M.C.A., 180 W. 135th St.

SIDNEY LEROY lectures on “Planned Economy —N.R. A. vs Becond Five-Year Plan of U.S.S.R.” Yorkvllle Workers Forum 243 E. 84th St., 8 p.m.

ALEXANDER TRACHTENBERG speaks at the Workers School Forum, 35 E. 12th St. 8 p. m. on “The Paris Commune and Marxism-Leninism.”

VILLAGE FORUM, 224 W. Fourth Bt., facing Sheridan Sq. 3 p. m. lecture on Barricades in Paris 1871-1934” by R. Andrey. Admission 15c. Auspices R. P. Stokes and E. R. Bloor Br. I. L. D.

CARL BRODSKY speaks on “Lenin and the State,” at Post 191, 69 E. Third St. 8 p. m.

OTTO HALL, lectures on “Revolutionary Traditions of the Negro People,” at Harlem Workers School Forum, 200 W. 135th St. Room 2144. 3:30 p. m Admission free.

MEDICAL BUREAU affiliated with F.S.U. membership meeting at Hospital Center, 152 W. 57th St. near Carnegie Hall. 8 p. m. Dr. Samuel Tannebaum lectures on “Freudianism As a Reactionary Philosophy.”

JOSEPH TAUBER, speaks on “The Paris Commune” at Tom Mooney Br. I. L. D., 23 E. 13th St. 3 p. m. Admission free—-discussion.

PARIS COMMUNE CELEBRATION auspices of Group 2. Jugoslav Workers Club, 108 W. 24th St. Dance. 3 p. m. Program 7 p. m. Speakers M. A. Taft. Lithuanian and Daily Worker Chorus Wardrobe, gents 30c; ladies 20c.

JOHN REED CLUB lecture by Stephen Graves on “Contemporary American Philosophy in the Light of Marxism,’’ at 430 Sixth Ave. 8:30 p. m.

DRAMATIC reading of revolutionary Negro play “John Henry—Bad N****r.” At the Theatre Collective, 52 W. 15th Bt. 3 p. m. Herbert Klein, author, will answer questions.

JAMES S. ALLEN, lectures on “The New South,” at the West Side Workers Center, 2642 Broadway near 100th St. Admission 10c; unemployed free. 8:30 p. m.

“CHINA EXPRESS,” internationally famous motion picture depicting the Chinese Revolution followed by lecture. Two showings, 3:30 and 8:30 p. m. Friends of the Chinese People, 168 W. 23rd St. Room 12. Admission 25c.

SYMPOSIUM on “Proletarian Culture.” Speakers Alfred Hayes and William Biegel. William Browder, chairman, at Office Workers Union, 114 W. 14th St. Admission 25c. 8 p. m. Auspices C. C. N. Y. Eve. N. S. L.

SPORT CARNIVAL and Dance at the Grand Youth Club, in conjunction with American Youth Federation, 380 Grand Bt. 8 p. m. Fine time assured. Subscription 25c.

MOVIE showing “Fragments of an Empire” and Charlie Chaplin in “The Rink,” at the Tremont Progressive Club, 866 E. Tremont Ave. 8:45 p. m.

HOUSEWARMING PARTY at new headquarters of Council No. 46, 1245 Ogden Ave. Bronx at 7:30 p. m. Entertainment. Admission 15c.

PROF. OAKLEY JOHNSON speaks on “Present Tendencies in American Literature,” at Pelham Parkway Workers Club, 2179 White Plains Road. 8:30 p. m. Admission 15c.

DINNER and Dance at Italian Workers Center, 599 Crescent Ave. near 184th St. Good dinner served from 2 p. m. until midnight. Admission 50c.

M. GREENBAUM lecture on “The Paris Commune,” at New Culture Club, 2345 Coney Island Ave. 8:30 p. m. Admission 10c. Questions and discussions.

SIDNEY BLOOMFIELD lectures on “The Paris Commune,’’ at the Bronwnsville Workers School, 1855 Pitkin Ave. 8:30 p.m. Admission 15c.

JOHN WEXLEY lectures on his play “They Shall Not Die” and the Scottsboro Case at the Boro Park Cultural Center, 5602 13th Ave., entrance on 56th St. 8:30 p. m. Admission 15c. Auspices Harry Sims Br. I. L. D.

WILLIAMSBURG ANTI-FAACIST Concert. Program Isak Gladstone; Shreibman Musical Quartet: Henry Robisky and Anthony Raisis. Speaker, Malre Halberstadt. Social Youth Culture Club, 275 Broadway. Donation 25c. Proceeds for Victims of German Fascism.

MAX WEISS, editor of Young Worker, lecture on “Youth and Coming War,” at Youth Builders Br. Y. 67 I. W. O. 1009 Winthrop St. 8:30 p. m.

SOCIAL EVENING every Sunday at Prospect Park Br. F. 8. U., 1071 Berger St. near Nostrand Ave. Dance, play bridge, chess, checkers or ping pong. Admission free.

The Daily Worker began in 1924 and was published in New York City by the Communist Party US and its predecessor organizations. Among the most long-lasting and important left publications in US history, it had a circulation of 35,000 at its peak. The Daily Worker came from The Ohio Socialist, published by the Left Wing-dominated Socialist Party of Ohio in Cleveland from 1917 to November 1919, when it became became The Toiler, paper of the Communist Labor Party. In December 1921 the above-ground Workers Party of America merged the Toiler with the paper Workers Council to found The Worker, which became The Daily Worker beginning January 13, 1924.

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