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In 1998, Hank Smith brought the incomparable Marion Coles, Buster Brown and Cookie to the infamous lower eastside living room for 6 unforgettable, historical, star-studded nights. Back by relentless demand, The Story of Tap (the Sequel) is sure to be another legendary event as Smith engages some of New York's best tap dancers in conversation and dance. Twelve dancers talk openly about their art form, their careers, their memories and their current challenges & achievements. Fabulous film clips, candid conversations & spontaneous tap jams will rock you onto the dance floor. And the story goes on and on... Host: Hank Smith Pianist: Ayako Shirasaki Two Seasoned Artists Friday, October 14, 8pm: Harold "Stumpy" Cromer Saturday October 15, 8pm: Mable Lee The Current Generation Friday October 21, 8pm: Ayodele Casel and Michelle Dorrance Saturday October 22, 8pm: Jared Grimes, DeWitt Fleming, Jr., and Calvin Booker The Connection - Memories of Cookie, Chuck, Buster, The Copasetics and others Friday, October 28, 8pm: Toes Tiranoff, Megan Haungs and Traci Mann Saturday, October 29, 8pm: David Gilmore and Michela Marino Lerman

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