Monday, March 22, 2010

Our Gotham's 'Changing Of The Guard'

Here is a sneak peak of Our Gotham's latest project "Changing Of The Guard"

The short feature will have it's premiere at The Museum Of The American Gangster in April. I've had a sneak peak myself and its a doozy so kudos to all those involved and more Our Gotham news will be forthcoming...

Also speaking of the MOAG, as they gear up for their official opening in the coming weeks, they will be starting a new walking tour on April 1st.

Here are some details:

The Museum of the American Gangster (MOAG) begins its neighborhood tour offerings on Thursday, April 1, 2010 with a daily tour focusing on the Jewish-American criminal community on the Lower East Side at the turn of the century.

MOAG's Jewish Mob tour traces the steps of pre-Prohibition era gangsters like Monk Eastman, Max "Kid Twist" Zwerbach, "Big" Jack Zelig and Benjamin "Dopey" Fein – pivotal figures in the organizing of crime in New York City; learn about the Jewish immigrant experience on the Lower East Side and the conditions that led to organized gansterism; visit the sites of gang headquarters, shootouts and assassinations, and learn how the Jewish Mob expanded out of the slums and into a contemporary organized crime syndicate.

The MOAG Jewish Mob tour was prepared with the direct input of the families and estates of the crime figures discussed on tour, as well as consultation by leading authors like Rose Keefe (The Starker, Guns and Roses, The Man Who Got Away) and Patrick Downey (Gangster City), to provide a one-of-a-kind experience for tour-goers using original source documents, images, firsthand accounts and family stories previously unavailable elsewhere.

MOAG's Jewish Mob tours are conducted by Eric Ferrara, Seth Franklin Abrams and Max Weissberg.

MOAG's Jewish Mob walking tour will run daily, Monday through Saturday, at 5:00pm, beginning Thursday, April 1, 2010. The fee is $15pp, which does not include entry to the museum. Reservations are not required. Meet at MOAG, 80 St. Marks Place, New York, NY 10003 (between 1st and 2nd Avenues). Closest subways are the L to 1st Avenue, F/V to 2nd Ave, or the 6 to Astor Place.

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