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Community Calendar (September 21 through October 11)

Amy Wolf Sep 21, 2006

Community Calendar (September 21-October 11)

THURS SEPT 21
6pm • Free
FORUM: “RACIAL PROFILING POST 9/11:
THE EVOLUTION OF SANCTIONED
PREJUDICE.” W/Cynthia Deitle
(FBI special agent, Civil Rights Squad),
King Downing (ACLU), Anthony Gair (cocounsel
of Amadou Diallo), Udi Ofer
(NYCLU), Faiza Ali (CAIR-NY civil rights
director), Shayana Kadidal (Center for
Constitutional Rights).
Kimmel Center, room 914
60 Washington Sq St.

FRI SEPT 22
7pm • Free
READING: “BITCHFEST.” W/LISA JERVIS
& ANDI ZEISLER. Highlights from Bitch
Magazine’s first 10 years.
Bluestockings
172 Allen St. at Stanton • 212-777-6028

SAT SEPT 23
2pm • $35 for bus from NY
FORUM: ON THE CUBAN 5
W/attorney Leonard Weinglass, Francisco
Letelier (son of Chilean diplomat Orlando
Letelier), Livio Di Celmo (brother of
Fabio Di Celmo, killed by a terrorist bomb
in Havana in 1997), Jose Pertierra
(Venezuela’s attorney in Luis Posada
Carriles extradition request), family members
of the victims of the Cubana airplane
bombing in 1976, many others.
George Washington University, in DC.
FreetheCubanfive@hotmail.com
Bus Info: 212-633-6646

SUN SEPT 24
6pm • Free
PROTEST: SEN. SCHUMER’S SUPPORT
FOR WAR.
Meet at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, followed
by a procession through Park
Slope ending at Schumer’s apartment
building at 7pm for speakers and to read
names of dead.
iraq@brooklynpeace.org

MON SEPT 25
7pm • Free
READING: “BORN AGAIN.”
W/novelist Kelly Kerney. The trials of a
young Pentacostal.
Bluestockings
172 Allen St at Stanton • 212-777-6028

TUES SEPT 26

7pm • Free
READING:
CHILD SOLDIERS & CHILD SLAVES.
W/Jimmie Briggs (journalist covering
Rwanda, Sri Lanka and Colombia and
author of Innocents Lost: When Child
Soldiers Go to War) & Patricia McCormick
(award-winning journalist; researcher in
Nepal & India).
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby St. • 212-334-3324

WED SEPT 27

7:30pm • $3; $6 incl. dinner at 7pm.
DISCUSSION: “WHAT’S THE SCOOP IN
THE FEMINIST PRESS?” what feminist
magazines are saying about war & occupation,
the growing assault on reproductive
rights, environmental abuses, indigenous
women’s struggles & more.
Freedom Hall, 113 W 128th St.
212-222-0633 • www.radicalwomen.org

THUR SEPT 28

1:00-8:00pm • $15
NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT STRIKE
ASSESSMENT CONFERENCE
Panels, workshops, discussion and
amazing speakers. An event not to miss.
Roger Toussaint, Barbara Brown, Juan
Gonzalez and Stanley Aronowitz among
many others. Joseph Murphy Institute, 25
W. 43rd St. 19th Fl. • 212-827-0200

5:30-8:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION: WILL I GET FIRED FOR
THIS? Teaching Controversial Issues in
the classroom. A NyCORE sponsored
panel discussion on what educators can
do to address both historic and current
issues of social (in)justice.
NYU, Pless Hall 3rd floor lounge,
82 Washington Square East • Childcare
available with RSVP • www.nycore.org

7-10pm • Free
DISCUSSION: MILITARY RECRUITING &
THE GROWING RESISTANCE W/IN THE
ARMED FORCES. W/peace activist & Iraq
veteran Jose Vasquez, Anthony Arnove,
Peter Laufer Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg
and Book signing.
Judson Memorial Church, 239 Thompson St.
201-200-1985 • www.citybelt.org
7pm • Free

READING: W/STEWART FLORSHEIM &
RICHARD MICHELSON, both award winning-
poets. Florsheim is the editor of
“Ghosts of the Holocaust,” an anthology
of poetry by children of Holocaust survivors,
& “The Short Fall From Grace.”
Michelson’s most recent book is “Battles
and Lullabies,” he is the author of several
other children’s books.
Bluestockings
172 Allen St at Stanton • 212-777-6028

SAT SEPT 30

12:30pm • Free
GETTING DIRTY WITH THE GOWANUS
CANAL
Tour NYC’s dirty secret on an in-depth
ride around what was formally one of
Brooklyn’s finest tidal estuaries.
Meet at 12:30pm on the Brooklyn side of
the Williamsburg Bridge; or meet at 1pm at
Grand Army Plaza. Rain Date: Sunday, Oct 1.

SUN OCT 1

2–9pm – Free
EVENT: NY/NJ AREA BLACK PANTHER
PARTY 40TH ANNIVERSARY.
Location TBA.
Contact panthershepcat@aol.com for
location and other information.

TUES OCT 3

6:30–8:30pm – Free
TALK/BOOK SIGNING: VOICES OF
RESISTANCE: MUSLIM WOMEN ON WAR,
FAITH & SEXUALITY. W/editor Sarah
Hussain & authors, Aisha Sattar,
Chaumtoli Huq, Maryum Saifee, Munerah
Ahmed Sherien Sultan, Z Gabriel Arkles.
A woman mourns the death of a cousin
killed in a suicide bombing, a transsexual
remembers w/fondness the donning of
the veil he no longer wears as a Muslim
man.
CUNY Grad Center, 365 5th Ave, room 9204
(photo ID required).
212-817-7570, MEMEAC@gc.cuny.edu

THUR OCT 5

Noon • Free
ACTION: WORLD CAN’T WAIT STRIKE,
RALLY, MASS MEETING. Massive strike,
w/support across country. Meet in Bryant
Park, march to UN, then to Union Sq for culminating
rally. Volunteer: 212-969-0772,
nyc@worldcantwait.org

SUN OCT 8

1–8pm – $10 plus any size bag of
unwanted clothing
SWAP-O-RAMA-RAMA
A giant clothing swap and series of do-ityourself
workshops in which a community
explores reuse and creativity through
the recycling of used clothing. Once
inside all of the materials for creativity
and all the clothes you can carry are
free. All ages welcome!
3rd Ward 195 Morgan Ave. Brooklyn
www.3rdwardbrooklyn.org

THURS OCT 5

7:00 – 10:00pm • FREE
MONTHLY VOLUNTEER MEET-AND-GREET BBQ
Join Time’s Up! volunteers at our backyard
garden BBQ. Come and check out the
Time’s Up! space and learn how you can get
involved in Time’s Up! and make a difference
in your community and the environment.
New volunteers welcome. Bring
snacks and/or grillable food to share. Vegan
and meat options available. Bring your own
plate and utensils to help prevent waste!
Time’s Up! Space at 49 E. Houston St.

SUN OCT 8

2:00pm • FREE
GREEN APPLE DOWNTOWN CYCLING–
ADULTS
Explore the Garden District, greenways
and riversides, composting, solar power
and green buildings. Easy ride but cancelled
if pouring. RSVP to apple@greenmap.
org. Related maps are at
www.GreenAppleMap.org. Starts and ends
at the Temperance Monument in Tompkins
Square Park, near Avenue A and 9th St.

ONGOING
Thurs Sept 21- Oct 19 • 9/21- Opening at
7pm, Tues and Thurs 6-8pm, Suns 1-3pm
EXHIBIT: “REMEMBERING WHAT CARE
FORGOT.” New Orleans culture & revival.
with Ida C Benedetto, Roger Benham, Kyle
Bravo, Christopher Cardinale, Pat Cassidy,
Dave Crusoe, Ze daLuz & others. At ABC
No Rio, 156 Rivington St. • 212-254-3697

THE INDYPENDENT
has open meetings every Tuesday at 7pm
imc-nyc-print@lists.indymedia.org at
4 West 43rd St., room 311. Join us!