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Community Calendar 6-28-05

The Indypendent Jun 28, 2005

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thu JUNE 30
12:00 Noon • FREE
COME JOIN IMMIGRANT YOUTH TO
RALLY IN SUPPORT OF THE DREAM ACT
This event is in honor of immigrant students who are now at risk of being deported. The DREAM Act in the Senate and the Student Adjustment Act in the House are bills that would remove barriers to education and provide a path toward legal residency for U.S.-raised immigrant students who lack legal immigration status.
Thomas Paine Park @ Worth and Lafayette
(near Broadway and Lafayette stop)

9am – 5pm • FREE
PIPELINE PROTEST Environmental Education and Solidarity Event. All Ages: Join us to raise awareness of and protest Credit Suisse First Boston’s involvement in destructive oil project Sakhalin-2
Madison Square Park (24th & Madison Ave.)
www.dirtymoney.org

10pm • $5
HOT TUB: QUALITY IMPROV COMEDY
a wet jubilee with Todd Barry, Paul Scheer, Miss Ruby Valentine and others.
The PIT, 154 W. 29th St.
www.thepit-nyc.com for reservations

Fri July 1
12 noon • FREE
Help us launch the campaign to take back our rent laws. We demand the repeal of the notorious Urstadt Law, which prevents the New York City Council and Mayor from enacting stronger tenant protections and reversing the phaseout of rent stabilization and rent control.
Battery Park, Battery Pl, (at Broadway)
Sponsored by:
Tenants & Neighbors, Met Council on Housing
Coalition for the Homeless

sat July 2
9am – 4pm • FREE
13TH ANNUAL CYCLE MESSENGER WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: MAIN RACE
Events will be going on from June 24th to July 4th, but this is the main event! Since 1993 in Berlin, the bike messengers of the world gather every year for a weekend of splendid mayhem. a world-class sporting event!
Jersey City, New Jersey
www.nybma.com/cmwc2005

SUN july 3
9pm – 12am • FREE
FILM NIGHT @ Cycle Messenger World Championships
Riverside Park @ 105th St., Manhattan

mon july 4
10:00am—Noon • FREE
Protest to Close Guantanamo Detention CENTER
Join Eve Ensler, Gloria Steinem, Center for Constitutional Rights, Code Pink, the Culture Project, Not in Our Name, United for Peace and Justice, and WEDO
34th St. and 6th Ave.

3pm • FREE
BILL OF RIGHTS AGAINST CORPORATE TYRANNY DIRECT ACTION
Join us to unfurl a modern-day Bill of Rights to protect America and its citizens from the perils of corporate tyranny. Then join us at: East River Bar. (97 South 6th St. btw. Bedford & Berry, Williamsburg Brooklyn) Steps of Federal Hall 26 Wall Street at Nassau St. • www.greenedragon.org
July 4 Continued. . .
8:00pm—Midnight $20
Some Folks Call It Un-American–Rooftop Films Explosive Political Films, Fireworks viewing and Live Music
The Films: America’s Biggest Dick (Brian Boyce / 3:00) All That I Can Be (Educational Video Center / 8:00) The Stork (Nina Paley, 4:30) There There Square (Jacqueline Goss / 14:00) Something Other Than Other (Jerry Henry / 7:05) Pizza Surveillance Feature (Micah Laaker, American Civil Liberties Union / 2:20) World On Fire (Sophie Muller / 4:20) Buried in the Backyard (Sarah Prior & Monica Bigler / New York, NY / 30:00) El Moro (Jim Finn / 3:00) System Failure (WITNESS / 8:00) A Girl Named Kai (Kai Ling Xue / 8:00) Luckiest Nut in the World (Emily James, Fulcrum TV / 5:30) Hot Dog Man (Joyce Ventimiglia & Jim Haverkamp / 5:45)
On the roof of the Fulton Mall Parking Garage, 300 Livingston St. in Downtown Brooklyn. Dress warmly, Rain – same location, www.rooftopfilms.com

10am – 12 noon • FREE
DIRECT ACTION
A street action calling for the shutdown of Guantanamo, including readings from testimonials by detainees, their families, and their lawyers.
34th Street and 6th Ave., Herald Square, New York, NY SUGGESTED ATTIRE: Pink Statue of Liberty Gowns & Crowns; Orange Prison Jumpsuits or Black Hoods & Capes of Detainees; Red, White & Blue for Freedom & Justice; or street clothes with Orange Armbands.

6:00 pm • FREE
Ladies’ Bicycle Repair Night
49 E. Houston St. (between Mott and Mulberry)

Wed july 6
6:30 – 8:30pm • FREE
PETE HAMILL IN CONVERSATION WITH DAVID GONZALEZ: CASASOLA
Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave. (@ 104th St.)

6pm • $10 Adults • $5 for Students
EXPERT GALLERY TALK
Pioneering Modern Painting: Cézanne and Pissarro 1865-1885. Linda Nochlin, Lila Acheson Wallace Professor of Modern Art
Institute of Fine Arts, New York University 11 West 53 St.

Thu july 7
6pm and 9pm (two events)
PRINT SALE, SCREENINGS TO CELEBRATE THE LAUNCHING OF RIFF RAG – a queer feminist magazine committed to fighting white supremacy, promoting accessibility to art and building alliances across boundaries.
Jigsaw 526 E. 11th St. (A & B) 212.777.7845

9pm • FREE
riff RAG Release Party
Dancers & Djs, Open Bar 9 – 10
@ Girlsroom 210 Rivington St. (Pitt & Ridge) 212.995.8684

6 – 9pm • FREE
Concert Series: Summer Nights
at El Museo del Barrio
El Museo del Barrio Heckscher Building
1230 Fifth Ave. (@ 104th St.) Every Thursday

Fri july 8
3:30pm – Noon • FREE
CLOTHING SWAP, PRESS CONFERENCE AND PARTY
Parents with children’s clothes to give away, and parents who need clothes for their children, are invited to our children’s clothing swap and garden Tea party.
5:30pm PRESS CONFERENCE, 6pm – Midnight
HOUSE & GARDEN PARTY FOR GLORIA MATTERA: Meet independent candidate
for Brooklyn Borough President, Gloria Mattera. East New York Green Tea House
300 Logan Street, Brooklyn (Btw. Atlantic & Liberty Aves.) 646-549-1615

6am • FREE
Air America’s Morning Sedition
at Vox Pop
Broadcasting their show LIVE from our
café on the morning of July 8! Doors open 5:45am, start time is 6am. Free giveaways! shows.airamericaradio.com/ms/

6:15pm • FREE
Prospect Park Traffic-Calming Ride
Meet at the Grand Army Plaza entrance.
www.times-up.org

Sat july 9
9pm • FREE
Prospect Park Moonlight Ride
Meet on your bike at Grand Army Pz, Brooklyn.
www.times-up.org

4:30–-9:00pm • Sliding scale $10, 15, 20 (no one turned away, full dinner provided)
Annual Anti-4th of July Barbeque
Awarding RnB’s annual John Brown Award for Anti-Racist Activism to Lynne Stewart Joined by Mandy Carter, Director of Southerners on New Ground Fundraiser for the National People of Color Nonviolence Network / War Resisters League People of Color Caucus
309 Park Place, Bklyn (btw. Vanderbilt & Underhill)
Sponsored by Resistance in Brooklyn,
(718) 399-8366

Sun july 10
8 – 11pm • $7
CODE PINK BENEFIT
NYC’s most notorious women share the same stage: Lady Unluck, Grounde, ICU, She Wolves, Devil Kit, Courtney Lee Adams Jr., Stark.
Arlene’s Grocery 95 Stanton St. (btw. Allen & Orchard)

Tue july 12
7:30pm • $15
A Dog’s Life: A Dogamentary
A hilarious documentary about the benefits of the intense bond between dogs and humans, as told by filmmaker and dog owner Gayle Kirschenbaum and her dog Chelsea. Chelsea, rigged with a “doggy cam,” hits the streets of New York with Kirschenbaum in search of love. 2004. 51 min.
35 West 67th St.

fri July 16
12 – 5pm • FREE
RED HOOK BLOCK PARTY
Gowanus / 2nd St. Block Party From Louis Valentino Jr. Pier Park on Red Hook’s Coffey St, you can almost reach out and touch the Statue of Liberty; Stop by this Sunday for our Red Hook shoreline cleanup and introduction to canoeing program.
2nd and Bond and Canal Sts. F Train, Carroll St. stop

1pm Party, Film Screening at sunset
SUBMERGE ART AND ENVIRONMENT FESTIVAL
The Urban Divers present an outdoor film screening of several films about the Gowanus Canal. Join us for a party at the shoreline that will include oyster demonstrations, guided canoe tours and we’ll be distributing copies of our full-color waterfront resource maps and other literature about the NY / NJ Estuary.
Second and Bond and Canal Sts. F Train Carroll St. stop, www.urbandivers.org

sat July 17
2 – 5pm • free
Cake Walk and Auction with auctioneer Reverend Billy
Cake Walk labyrinth by Ariane Burgess.
Playground of Marte Valle Middle School
(Rivington St. between Suffolk & Norfolk Sts.)

July 20 – 24
Wed, 6:30 – 8:30pm;
Thurs – Sun, 9:30am – 6:30pm
A 4-DAY INTENSIVE STUDY OF MARXISM WORKSHOP
preregistration advised.
Brecht Forum’s New York Marxist School, 451 West Street, New York City. (212) 242-4201

Continuing Film Series
MUSIC 8PM / FILMS 9PM • $8
ROOFTOP FILMS SUMMER SERIES 2005
Independent and underground Films and Music on Rooftops!
July 2: Dirty Work
July 9: Nick Peterson and the Clouds
July 4: Some Folks Call It Un-American
July 16: Wild Pirate Shorts on
Governors Island
July 1: Animation!
July 8: Soft for Digging
July 15: Caught In Between
July 22: Kiss My Snake (World Premiere!)
Fridays at the Automotive High School
50 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, directly across the street from McCarren Park.
Saturdays at The Old American Can Factory
232 3rd Street @ 3rd Avenue in Park Slope.
www.rooftopfilms.com for show details and more!
Rain: Indoors at the same location

Continuing

Thursdays
8pm • FREE
Movie Night at Times UP! There will be a short film screened before the feature.
TIME’S UP! Space, 49 E. Houston St. (between Mott and Mulberry)

Sundays
7:30pm • FREE
Open Mike Night at VoxPOP
MCed by James Inzeo
1022 Cortelyou Rd. Brooklyn
718.940.2084

June 16 on
Sun–Fri 11am – 6:30pm Sat 11am – 8pm
$13.50 – 14.50 (find $5 discount tix on www.museumofsex.org)
MEN WITHOUT SUITS @ Museumofsex
Objectifying the American Male Body
Men Without Suits explores the impact of photography on American culture. Who makes the images? What is their purpose? Who consumes them. Explores the nature of male erotic appeal, the objectification of the male physique, and the notions of the male nude as both a fantasy and a commodity.
233 Fifth Avenue @ 27th St.
www.museumofsex.org

Friday Evenings
in July
8 – 11pm • $15 adults / $8 youth / ($10 and $5 advance). Doors open at 7:30 PM
Sunset Music Series
Blues, Swing, Rock, Jazz and Country are all a part of the live music scene at Red Hook’s Waterfront Museum Showboat Barge in Brooklyn.
Tickets for the entire evening at the door or at www.waterfrontmuseum.org
Waterfront Museum at 290 Conover St., Brooklyn