December 05 Community Calendar
Issue #
80

THU DEC 1

Ongoing through August, 2006

MOVING WALLS

Documentary photograph exhibition series

including photographs by: Lynsey Addario,

Marcus Bleasdale, Julien Chatelin, Katja

Heinemann, Tim Hetherington,

and Sara Terry.

Open Society Institute

400 West 59th St. Info: 212-548-0600

 

FRI DEC 9

4 - 9pm

5th ANNUAL FILIPINO YOUTH FESTIVAL

Workshops and performances on Philippine

history and arts.

Philippine Forum

54-05 Seabury St.

Elmhurst, Queens

 

SAT DEC 10

8:15am • Free

ABORTION CLINIC DEFENSE

Tired of clinic patients being harassed?

Come join us to tell Bishop Thomas Daily and

the “Helpers of God’s Precious Infants” that

they are not welcome.

43rd St. and 3rd Ave.

Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9pm • $10

MUSIC: Neues Kabarett with Assif Tsahar,

Cooper-Moore & Chad Taylor.

Brecht Forum

451 West St.

212-242-4201

www.brechtforum.org

 

SUN DEC 11

6pm • Free

ALTAR MAGAZINE SCREENING: The film Body:

The Value Of Women by Shereen Noon will be

shown. Attendees will receive a free goody

bag of items from women-friendly businesses

and organizations.

Stain

766 Grand St. (at Humboldt St.)

Brooklyn

info@altarmagazine.com

2:00pm • Free

READING: BLUE RAGE, BLACK REDEMPTION

Stanley “Tookie” Willams is on death row

with an execution set for December 13.

A clip from the film Redemption, based on

Williams’ memoir, will be shown.

VoxPop, 1022 Cortelyou Rd. (at Coney Island Ave.)

(F or D/Q lines), Brooklyn

www.voxpopnet.net

 

MON DEC 12

6pm • $5

MUSIC: NYC Labor Chorus Evening Concert

for Family & Friends.

Teamsters Local 237

216 W 14th St. (at 7th Ave.)

Info: 212-929-3232, info@nyclc.org

www.nyclc.org

7pm • Free

READING: DANNY SCHECHTER, Death of

Media & the Fight to Save Democracy,

which chronicles the rise of the media

reform movement.

Bluestockings

172 Allen St at Stanton St.

1 blk so of Houston. F/V to 2nd Ave.

Info: 212-777-6028, www.bluestockings.com

 

TUE DEC 13

9:30am • Free

PROTEST: Miguel Malo Sentencing. Come support

Hostos Community College student leader

arrested by CUNY security in August 2001

when he held up a sign in a public atrium outside

the school cafeteria to protest cutbacks.

Bronx Criminal Court

215 E. 161 St. (2 blocks east of Grand Concourse,

4, D to 161st St.)

Info: CUNY Action to Defend Miguel Malo, 212-460-0983.

7pm • Free

READING: Hazel Rowley, Tête-à-Tête: Simone

de Beauvoir & Jean-Paul Sartre, on two of the

most fascinating, iconic intellectuals of the

20th century.

Bluestockings

172 Allen St at Stanton (1 bk S of Houston, F/V

to 2nd Ave). Info: 212-777-6028,

www.bluestockings.com

 

WED DEC 14

7 pm • Free

FILM: BEYOND THE PATRIOT ACT, First in

ACLU Freedom Files Series. Post-film

discussion & Q&A w/ speaker from NYCLU.

Common Lounge, Int’l Student Ctr, 38 W 88th St.

Sponsor: Arts for Peace. Info: Mike Popowich, 212-

787-7706, info@arts-for-peace.org & www.arts-forpeace.

org.

7pm • Free

READINGS: Ballad of the Whiskey Robber and

the Orientalist by Julian Rubenstein and Tom

Reiss.

Housingworks Used Books Cafe

126 Crosby St.

www.housingworks.org/usedbookcafe

7pm • Free

READING: The Heart of Whiteness by

Robert Jensen. Mixing experience with

data theory, Jensen examines difficult realities

of race, racism and white privilege.

Jensen argues that any system that denies

non-white people their full humanity also

keeps white people from fully accessing

their own humanity.

VoxPop

1022 Cortelyou Rd. (at Prospect Pl.)

(F or D/Q lines)

Brooklyn

www.voxpopnet.net

 

THU DEC 15

8pm • Free

FILM: ORWELL ROLLS IN HIS GRAVE

Filmmaker Robert Kane Pappas interviews

Michael Moore and others.

Time’s Up!

49 E Houston St

212-802-8222

www.times-up.org

5 pm • Free

PROTEST: HOLIDAY SEASON of CONSCIENCE

Candlelight March. Expose Wal-Mart’s Hidden

NYC office.

Wal-Mart office

310 5th Ave; walk up 5th Ave to 34th St & then to

Herald Sq for short rally. Sponsor: National Labor

Committee. Info: 212-242-3002,

nlc@nlcnet.org & http://www.nlcnet.org

6pm • Free

TALK: “Diet, Inflammation & the Cause of

Prostate Cancer,” by Dr William G Nelson,

MD, PhD (JHU School of Medicine, Johns

Hopkins Hospital).

525 E 68th St, 1/4 block E of York Ave,

Lect. Hall A950

Sponsor: Us TOO NY Prostate Cancer Survivors

Support Group.

Info: 212-946-1494.

 

FRI DEC 16

6-9pm • Free

AN EVENING OF YOUTH EMPOWERMENT,

ENTERTAINMENT & APPRECIATION. With

Mental Notes Xspiritmental Hip hop fusion

band, Realities Awaken, Kahjee, Candela &

local talent – Marie Curie High School Youth,

Youth Ministies for Peace & Justice & then

some.

60 East 174th St., Bronx

www.rockingtheboat.org

8pm • Suggested donation $10

PROLIBERTAD’S SALSA HOLIDAY AUCTION. DJ

Carlito spinning Mambo/Salsa, Merengue, Hip

Hop with Nuyorican musician Rafael Landron.

Proceeds of auction and donations to the

Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Commissary

Fund and others.

St Mary's Episcopal Church

521 West 126th St.

212-927-9065

www.prolibertadweb.com

 

SAT DEC 17

7pm • Suggested $5

STUDENT RESPONSE TO GENOCIDE IN SUDAN

Join a discussion and speak with members of

the Children’s Right Summer Institute, who

are working to save lives in the Sudan.

Bluestocking

172 Allen St

Btwn. Stanton and Rivington

 

SUN DEC 18

6pm• Donations accepted

HOLIDAY BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS

21st Annual Interdenominational Celebration.

All pets welcome, even teddy bears. Proceeds

to the ASPCA.

Central Presbyterian Church

593 Park Ave.

212-838-1501

www.centralonpark.org

 

WED DEC 21

7pm • $6

END-OF-YEAR OPEN HOUSE. Come eat and

party at an event sponsored by Radical Women.

Freedom Hall

113 West 128th St.

212-222-0633

www.socialism.com

 

FRI DEC 30

7pm • Free

MANHATTAN CRITICAL MASS RIDE

Gather at Union Square Park North for

monthly celebration of bicycles and other

non-polluting transportation. Bring winter

coats to donate to a homeless shelter.

 

SUN JAN 1

2pm –12am • Free

WORD/PERFORMANCE EXTRAVAGANZA

featuring 150 artists. Bring can foods and

paperbacks to benefit City Harvest and Books

Through Bars.

Bowery Poetry Club

308 Bowery

212-614-0505

 

SAT JAN 7

8pm • $12

KIM & REGGIE HARRIS and JON FROMER at

New York’s longest running venue for political

music.

Peoples’ Voice Café at the Workmen’s Circle

45 East 33rd St. (betw. Park & Madison)

www.peoplesvoicecafe.org

 

THU JAN 12

6-8:30 pm • Free

DELEGATION TO CHIAPAS

Women of color coming together to dream

and create.

Casa

471 East 140th St. Bronx

718-585-5540

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