Talks

Need a special presentation for your organization?

Cezar Del Valle offers a series of popular illustrated talks ideal for historical societies, libraries, senior centers, etc.

Digital Projector needed

Del Valle, mindful of the budgetary constraints facing most non-profits, will discuss fees.

Port Washington Library, Port Washington NY, February 2008.
Port Washington Library, Port Washington NY, February 2008.

Being introduced to the audience at the Port Washington Library.

Society of Old Brooklynites
Society of Old Brooklynites

The history of the Bushwick Theatre, part of my talk for the Society of Old Brooklynites held at Borough Hall, February 5, 2014.

Gallery 440
Gallery 440

Sunday, December 14, 2014 Book Launch and Talk: The Brooklyn Theatre Index Volume III at the 440 Gallery, 440 6th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY.

Port Washington Library, Port Washington NY, February 2008.
Port Washington Library, Port Washington NY, February 2008.

Being introduced to the audience at the Port Washington Library.

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Matinee Memories:
The story of the neighborhood movie house is our most popular and requested talk.
Talk customized to highlight a particular region.


Movie Palace Grandeur:
Movie houses of extraordinary beauty, where audiences entered a fantasy world beyond their wildest dreams of luxury and gilded glamour.

This presentation highlights the largest and most opulent of these theatres.

The talk customized to feature Art Déco.


Times Square:

Featuring a colorful cast of characters, the talk showcases the famous sites that were once part of the "Great White Way."

Coney Island:
Brooklyn's "Sodom by the Sea"  where Cary Grant walked on stilts, Harpo Marx made his stage debut and where the music halls ran early & late.



Talks also available on legitimate theatres and vaudeville.