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Community Calendar (Nov. 2 through Nov. 30th)

Amy Wolf Oct 29

Thurs Nov 2

7pm • $5-7.00
DISCUSSION: “RADICAL COMMUNITY HEALTH.” The Rock Dove Collective is a network of health practitioners willing to offer their services for no and low cost to individuals or communities in need. W/members of the Rock Dove Collective discussing its mission & vision, in the hopes that a group of like-minded people might generate ideas for implementing the project.
At Bluestockings, 172 Allen St.
212-777-6028, www.bluestockings.com

Fri Nov 3

7pm – $5-$7.00
WORKSHOP: “CUNT LIBERATION.”
W/Dohicky Collective in a playful workshop w/puppet show & discussion of how abortion struggles are linked to all other struggles, including battles for racial justice & gender liberation; reproductive parts & function; problems w/clinical abortion; how herbs & menstrual extraction have been used to induce bleeding.
At Bluestockings, 172 Allen St. 212-777-6028, www.bluestockings.com

7:30pm • $8.00
MUSIC/DISCUSSION: “FOLK THE VOTE! AN EVENING OF PROTEST SONG & POLITICAL ACTION.” W/Flames of Discontent, Dave Lippman (political satirist), Voices for Peace, Redwood Moose, Jay Wenk (WW II vet recently arrested for counter-recruitment protesting in Kingston). At Backstage Studio Productions (BSP), 323 Wall St, Kingston, NY. 845-338-8700

Sat Nov 4


noon-4pm • Free
MARCH/RALLY: BRONX FAITH MARCH FOR CHILDREN.
Bring attention to the needs of the children in the Bronx, the poorest urban county in the nation.
Meet at St Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 940 E 156th St, at Kelly St, Bronx; ends at the Bronx County Courthouse, Grand Concourse & 161st St. 718-665-9073

Sun Nov 5


4-5:30pm • Free
ACTION: HOUSE PARTY FOR VOTING RIGHTS. Come and write letters to the Westchester Election Commissioners & ask them to protect the vote by choosing a machine w/an independent paper ballot. Drinks & snacks.
At 111 Campfire Road, Chappaqua, NY. Kids welcome. RSVP: Laura Porter, 914-238-6736.

Mon Nov 6


4-6pm • Free
Rally: “Against Death of Our Children’s Educational Rights,” commemorating Black Solidarity Day 2006. Protest disappearing Black teachers, further privatizing of schools, banning of parental involvement, even more military recruitment & police in Black schools.
At Tweed Courthouse, Chambers St. Dept of Ed Bldg, 52 Chambers St. 212-252-2997 • www.bnyee.org

Wed Nov 8


7pm • Free
READING: “PARADIGM WARS: INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ RESISTANCE TO GLOBALIZATION.” W/Jerry Mander (founder, Int’l Forum on Globalization) & Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (chair, UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues) in celebration of the release of their new book reporting on a full range of issues affecting indigenous people globally. At Bluestockings, 172 Allen St.
212-777-6028 • www.bluestockings.com

Thu Nov 9


7:30pm • Free
TALK: “THE ROLE OF INDEPENDENT MEDIA IN TIME OF ELECTIONS & WAR.” W/AMY GOODMAN.
At Judson Memorial Church, Washington Sq South.
212.741.2994, www.villagedemocrats.com

Fri Nov 10


4-6pm • Free
DISCUSSION: “POST-ELECTION MEXICO: ISSUES OF DEMOCRACY & REFORM.” W/Christopher Sabatini (Americas Society), Laura Randall (Hunter College). At rm C202/C203, CUNY Grad Center, 365 5th Ave. Reserve: 212-817-2099, bildner@gc.cuny.edu

7pm • Free
DISCUSSION/FILM: “HAITI: A GRASSROOTS REPORT.” W/Yanick Etienne, Batay Ouvriye organizer from Haiti +documentary videos. At Manhattan Theatre Club, 311 W 43rd St, 8th fl.
718-284-0889, info@grassrootshaiti.org, www.grassrootshaiti.org

Sat Nov 11


1:30 pm Discussion, 3:00pm Action • Free
DISCUSSION/ACTION: ON PALESTINE & THE US BORDER WALLS: “Stop the Walls!” DRUM-Desis Rising Up & Moving teaches you how to take action against the apartheid wall in Occupied Palestine, & Arizona, where 700 miles of double-layer border wall btw US & Mexico have just been approved by Congress. After presentations, take it to the streets.
At Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Sq.
justiceME@gmail.com, www.mideastjustice.org

Tue Nov 14


6:30-8pm • Free
DISCUSSION: “THE FIGHT AGAINST AIDS EVOLVES (AGAIN): HOW NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN PREVENTION RESEARCH MAY CHANGE THE WAY WE DO AIDS WORK.”
At LGBT Community Center, 208 W 13th St.
sonny@champnetwork.org, www.champnetwork.org

Thu Nov 16


7pm • Free
Discussion: “Voices in War: The Artist’s’ Perspective.” For members of the School of Visual Arts community & Veterans for Peace & their families.
At School of Visual Arts, 209
E 23 St, rm 502

Wed Nov 17


7:00pm • Free
DISCUSSION: SOLDIERS WHO ORGANIZED AGAINST THE WAR
How civilian anti-war activists can support and catalyze anti-war work within the military. Now, in the deadliest month of the war since the invasion, it’s impossible to overstate the urgency of this task.
RSVP to contact@militaryproject.org

Thu Nov 23


noon – ? • Free
Action: 37th National Day of Mourning. Join Native American activists, learn the real history of Thanksgiving, dedicate the day to Native political prisoner Leonard Peltier. At Coles’ Hill, Plymouth, MA. Buses from NYC: Int’l Action Center, 212-633-6646.
617-232-5135 • uainendom@earthlink.net

Thu Nov 30


7pm • $5 suggested
TALK: “ISRAELI SOLDIER SPEAKS OUT ABOUT MILITARY OCCUPATION.” W/Yehuda Shaul, former Israeli commander & platoon sergeant and current exec dir of “Breaking the Silence,” sharing his experiences of serving in Israeli military occupation of West Bank. At Judson Church, 55 Washington Sq. • ryvkabz@gmail.com

Ongoing


Oct 18-Nov 18 • Free • Mon-Sat, 10am-5:30pm
FERNANDO BOTERO: Abu Ghraib
Botero has transformed his customary gently rotund figures, presented with humanity and humor, into these scenes of evil and inhumanity – one can only imagine at what cost to him.
Marlborough Gallery, 40 West 57th Street, New York, (2nd Floor) • 212-541-4900, www.marlboroughgallery.com
Nov 6- Nov 17

Noon • Free
DEMONSTRATION TO PROTEST THE PROPOSED TRANSGAS ENERGY’S 1100 MW POWER PLANT. This rally is one of many taking place in the US and in 45 countries around the globe as part of the International Day of Climate Change. At the intersection of Kent Avenue & N. 12th St. in Greenpoint/Williamsburg Bklyn.

Thu Nov 9 – Thu Nov 30
Opening reception: Nov 9 @ 7pm

EXHIBIT: “REMEMBERING WHAT CARE FORGOT.” A 2 part exhibition celebrating New Orleans culture & revival. Artists: Ida C Benedetto, Roger Benham, Kyle Bravo/Hot Iron Press, Christopher Cardinale, Pat Cassidy, Dave Crusoe, Ze daLuz, Disaster @ ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington, 212-254-3697, www.abcnorio.org