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Community Calendar (December 13- January 10)

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Community Calendar
December – January

DECEMBER
Ongoing
Weekdays 5–7pm
DAILY VIGIL FOR BRAD WILL
Join us to remember our friend and
demand justice for his death and for
those he walked, learned, and struggled
with on the barricades in Oaxaca.
Permanent Mission of Mexico to the
U.N., *not* at the Consulate.
Info: 44th Street betw. 1st & 2nd Aves.

EVERY TUESDAY
6 – 7pm
CHELSEA STANDS UP AGAINST THE WAR.
For over a year at the northwest corner
of 8th Ave. and 24th St., New
Yorkers have gathered, rain or shine,
to protest the war.
Chelsea Neighbors United To End
The War
Info: 212-726-1385
chelseaneighborsunited.org
join our Listserv:
ChelseaNeighborsUnited-
Subscribe@yahoogroups.com

THROUGH SUN DEC 31
FREE (weekends only)
EXHIBITION: THROUGH HER EYES:
SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS ARTWORK.
Photography from Through Her Eyes,
Girls for Gender Equity’s summer photography
program for teen women.
George Washington Carver Gallery,
677 Lafayette Ave, Bklyn.
Info: Empress, 347-351-3882,
info@ggenyc.org & ggenyc.org

THU DEC 14
7pm • $5
READING: STATIC: GOVERNMENT
LIARS, MEDIA CHEERLEADERS, & THE
PEOPLE WHO FIGHT BACK. w/co-author
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now!
Shows how the Bush administration
has manipulated the news as well as
how the corporate media has deceived
the public.
Info: Bluestockings, 172 Allen St.
212-777-6028
bluestockings.com

FRI DEC 15
5:30-7:30pm
HOLIDAY POTLUCK FOR ANTI-RACIST
AND SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTIVISTS: Bring
a friend, colleague, something to eat
or drink, a poem, a story, a memory,
a picture, etc. Come enjoy an evening
of cultural sharing. Sponsored by the
AntiRacist Alliance at Community
Church of NY, Community House
Gallery. Info: 28 E 35th St.
antiracistalliance.com. 718-918-2716
7pm • FREE
SIGNING: ABBY DENSON AND
SHANNON O’ LEARY: SOCIALLY
RELEVANT COMICS! A chance to gab
with the authors about comics and
their amazing power to entertain as
well as help people and animals.
Info: Bluestockings, 172 Allen St.
212-777-6028, bluestockings.com

SAT DEC 16
9pm • $6 • 21 and over
CHANUKAH BALL: A RADICAL COMMUNITY
EVENT, rock show and
queer dance party to support the
Palestine solidarity work of Jews
Against the Occupation NYC. FEATURING:
Joe Lally (Fugazi), The
Shondes, The Rude Mechanical
Orchestra. WITH: MC: Ms. JewSA
2006 and special guests. Vegan
Latkes!
Info: Lit Lounge, 93 2nd Ave. shondes.
com/ChanukahBall

SUN DEC 17
1:30pm
RALLY/MARCH: RE-ACTION ON
BROADWAY, living wages, benefits,
and justice for retail workers. Rally
begins at 478 Broadway
(btw Broome and Grand Streets).
Then march up Broadway to 7th St.
Info: 718-924-4882/347-256-4429
or rap@goles.org.

2pm – 12am • $5 -$10 Suggested
Donation (no one turned away)
OAXACA SOLIDARITY BENEFIT/
SOLIDARIDAD CON OAXACA
Info: Julia de Burgos Cultural Ar ts
Center, 1680 Lexington Ave.
(corner of 106th St.)
elenemigocomun.net

MON DEC 18
6:30pm • Free
FILM: THE GROUND TRUTH, a look at
the training and dehumanization of
U.S. soldiers & their struggle to cope
on returning home.
Info: UFPJ National Office, 261 West
36th St, 7th Fl (via freight entrance).
Space limited. Info/RSVP: 212-868-
5545, nia@unitedforpeace.org,
unitedforpeace.org.

WED DEC 20
Time TBA • $8
Benefit: 7 bands for the NYC AIDS
Housing Network. At Marion’s
Marquee Lounge, 356 Bowery St.
Info: 718-802-9540 x16, flynn@nycahn.
org, nycahn.org.

THUR DEC 21
Assemble 12 Noon
ACTION: DAY OF OUTRAGE – SHUT
DOWN WALL STREET! KELLY MUST
GO! *BLACK THURSDAY*
Info: Chase Building, Liberty & Nassau
Sts, 718-398-1766

SAT DEC 23
6pm • $15 suggested
EVENT: DESIS RISING UP & MOVING
(DRUM) End of Year Party. Dinner, performances,
music, raffle prizes, more.
Info: At loc in Queens, TBA. Info/
RSVP: 718-205-3036,
info@drumnation.org

TUE DEC 26
7pm • $3 – $5
PERFORMANCE: WOMEN’S POETRY
JAM & WOMEN’S OPEN MIKE featuring
Claire Moed and Laura Boss. Come
and deliver (up to) 8 minutes of your
poetry, prose, songs and spoken word.
Info: Bluestockings, 172 Allen St.
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

WED DEC 27
12:30pm • Free
PERFORMANCE: SHARE THE KWANZAA
SPIRIT with an interactive dance performance
by members of the Seventh
Principle Dance Ensemble.
Info: World Financial Center, 200
Vesey St., 212-417-7000.

FRI DEC 29
6:30pm • FREE
LECTURE: “THE SEVEN PRINCIPLES
OF KWANZAA” with George Edward
Tait, the musician, educator and community
activist known as the Poet
Laureate of Harlem.
Info: Dana Discovery Center, inside
Central Park at 110th St. between 5th
and Lenox Aves.

MON JAN 1
2pm – midnight • Free/donations of
canned food for City Harvest & books
for Books Through Bars.
PERFORMANCE/BENEFIT: “EVENT
HORIZON: 13TH ANNUAL ALTERNATIVE
NEW YEAR’S DAY SPOKEN WORD/
PERFORMANCE EXTRAVAGANZA.”
150 performers including Taylor Mead,
Cheryl Boyce Taylor, Bingo Gazingo,
Regie Cabico, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Nick
Zedd, Penny Arcade w/open mic.
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery St.
Info: 212-481-8650,
miriam@roguescholars.com

FRI JAN 5
8pm * $10, $7.50 students
FILM: DOROTHY DAY: DON’T CALL ME
A SAINT. Tumultuous life of the pacifist-
anarchist cofounder of the Catholic
Worker movement. Benefits the War
Resisters League.
The Brecht Forum, 451 West St.
Info: 212-228-0450
warresisters.org

SAT JAN 6
8 – 10:30pm • $12 general/$9 members
suggested.
MUSIC: PEOPLES’ VOICE CAFE, w/Kim
& Reggie Harris; Jon Fromer.
The Workmen’s Circle, 45 E 33rd St.
Info: 212-787-3903,
peoplesvoicecafe.org

SUN JAN 7
FREE • 2pm
ACTION: MEMORIAL RIDE FOR 2006
FALLEN CYCLISTS. Starting locations
TBA in Queens & North Bronx, converging
in Manhattan.
Info: times-up.org or
visualresistance.org

FRI JAN 12
8pm • $10, $7.50 students
FILM: ARLINGTON WEST. Temporary
“cemeteries in the sand” created by
Veterans for Peace in California, plus
short films including “A Nation Rocked
to Sleep,” Carly Sheehan’s poem for
her fallen brother. Benefits the War
Resisters League.
The Brecht Forum, 451 West St.
Info: 212-228-0450
warresisters.org