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Community Calendar (April 13-April 30)

The Indypendent Apr 14, 2006

Monday, April 17
6:30pm–10:00pm • $5
A CELEBRATION FOR INTERNATIONAL
POLITICAL PRISONERS

Ashanti Alston from Jericho
Movement, Toni from Leonard Peltier
Defense Committee, Frank Velgara
from ProLibertad and others.
Performance by Tre’Dee and T.
Hayes El of Collective Flow, Photo
Exhibit of International Political
Prisoners.
Hunter College West Building Room 217 (68th St
& Lexington Ave off the 6 train) •
nycjericho@riseup.net • www,jerichony.org.

7:00pm • $10/$5
SCREENING: “EL ENEMIGO COMUN
(THE COMMON ENEMY).”

Shown as part of “Through the
Lens” film series, documents
instances of paramilitary activity
against indigenous communities in
Oaxaca, Mexico 2002-2005.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St (at Stanton, 1 blk S of
Houston) • Info: 212-777-6028.

Tuesday & Wednesday, April 18–19
10:00am–6:00pm • FREE
SPRING CRAFTS FAIR
On the main campus of Columbia
University in Morningside Heights!
Great vendors and home-cooked
(and affordable) food! Profits for the
event support The Red Balloon
Learning Center, a thriving community
preschool and day care center
for children of working families.
Columbia’s Low Library Campus at 116th Street
and Broadway. • 212-663-9006.• Raindate:
Thursday April 20
Wednesday, April 19
8:00pm-??? • $7-$20
SAVE DEEP DISH TV!
A CELEBRATION OF INDEPENDENT
MEDIA AND AN ATTEMPT TO KEEP IT
ALIVE.

There is an early screening of Deep
Dish TV’s Fallujah Later, dance to
the music of Sparlha Swa, the
Hungry Marching Band, and Paprika.
The Glass Bead Collective will VJ to
beats from several badass DJs.
Galapagos Art Space, 70 N. 6th St, Williamsburg •
www.deepdishtv.org.
Thursday, April 20
5:00pm • FREE
“THE HEALTH CARE EMERGENCY IN
OUR COMMUNITIES: INEQUITIES &
THE INSURANCE CRISIS.”

W/Byllye Y Avery (Avery Institute
Social Change & Black Women’s
Health Imperative) and myriad doctors
from the city’s hospitals.
Harlem Hospital, meeting room 6101, Martin
Luther King Pavilion, reception in room 6104,
135th St & Malcolm X Blvd • 212-666-4001 •
pnhpnyc@igc.org.
7:00pm • $7-$10 suggested
TALK: “THE WHOLESALE
CRIMINALIZATION OF IMMIGRANT
COMMUNITIES: MASS DETENTIONS,
TORTURE & EXILE.”

W/JeannetteGabriel.
Clemente Soto Velez Center, 107 Suffolk St, 2nd fl
Art Gallery • 800-377-6183 •
new-space@mutualaid.org

8:00 pm • Donations suggested!
FILM: “THE FUTURE OF FOOD.”
This movie rocks! Its made by
Deborah Koons Garcia and is the
best film to date on genetically modified
foods.
Time’s Up!, 49 E Houston St (btw Mott &
Mulberry)
Friday, April 21
12:00–7:00pm, & Sat, 11-5pm
BIG ASS EARTH DAY FAIR
Despite its corporate sponsorship, it
has some rocking stuff and lots of
good guys with booths.
At Grand Central Terminal.
www.earthdayny.org/earthday_2006.html
7:30pm • $$
SCREENING: “NO!”
A documentary about sexual violence
in the Black community.
520 8th Ave, btw 36 & 37th Sts.
Friday & Saturday, April 21–22
12:00 • FREE
VIGIL: 3RD ANNUAL SEXUAL
ASSAULT, YEARLY SPEAK OUT
(SAYSO!).

Every half-hour a performance introduces
the powerful words of survivors,
as well as their friends &
families.
Union Square Park • 212-229-0345 •
Sponsored by NYC Alliance Against Sexual
Assault.
Saturday, April 22
8:00pm-midnight • FREE
EVENT: 2ND ANNUAL TRANS-PROM.

For transgender, gender nonconforming
people, partners, friends
& allies. 18 years & older.
LGBT Community Center, 208 W 13th St • 212-
564-3608.
Tuesday, April 25
10:00am–2:00pm
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ANNUAL
COMMUNITY FORUM

Join service providers, domestic violence
and non-domestic violence
agencies to bring to the forefront a
discussion on protocols within the
New York City Police Department,
the role of ACS and the court system
to ensure the safety of both victims
and child.
1918 First Ave, Draper Hall • http://vipmujeres.org.
Friday, April 28
6:00–9:00pm • FREE
ART GALLERY EXHIBIT & RECEPTION
START A REVOLUTION!

Documents the lives of exceptional
American counter-culture artists
(Funky Black Angels) living and creating
in New York City.
Capla/Kesting Gallery, 121 Roebling St,
Williamsburg • tyronebrownosborne@yahoo.com
areaboypictures.com

9:00pm (after Critical Mass) • $10+
BENEFIT FOR
DANIEL MCGOWAN

Fundraiser for local activist facing
decades behind bars as part of a
national sweep targeting alleged
“eco-defenders.”
84 Clinton Ave. Apt. #1 (btw. Myrtle & Park)
A or G to Clinton/Washington
supportDaniel.org
Saturday, April 29
4:00pm–12:00am • $10 in advance, $12 door.
LIVEWIRE FESTIVAL 2006
Performers Include: M-1 of Dead Prez,
Choking Victim, Ricanstruction, The Black
100’s, Rabia, R-Tronika, a pro-skate
demo and more.
313 Meserole St, Brooklyn.
Sunday, April 30
12:00–8:00pm • FREE
WORKSHOPS BY THE PRISON
MORATORIUM PROJECT, GRASSROOTS
ARTIST MOVEMENT, THE
ICARUS PROJECT, AND MANY MORE

Plus guest speakers, a rooftop
lunch, and an after party with the
Hip Project and special guests.
Office Ops, 57 Thames St, Brooklyn • 347-284-
6106 • misledyouth@yahoo.com.
May 1
MAYDAY
OUT NOW!

New York Marches
Against Forever War

April 29.org
Noon — Union Square
A D A Y W I T H O U T I M M I G R A N T S :
NO WORK • NO SCHOOL • NO JOKE
International Workers Day, May 1
info: ImmigrantSolidarity.org