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Community Calendar February 22 – March 14

Indy Staff Feb 23

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FEB 1 – MAR 31
EXHIBIT: UNITED BLACK GIRLS
Exhibition about attitude and aesthetics
brings together six artists whose work
explores representations of the black
woman in popular culture.
Rust Arts Gallery, 526 West 26th St.
212-691-9304 • rushartsgallery.org

FEB 22 – MAR 3
7pm • $20 adults; $15 teens (12-17 yrs.)
PERFORMANCE: THE DANCE
THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN MINSTRELSY.
Richmond Shepperd Theatre,
309 East 26th St.
212-868-4444 • smarttix.com

SAT FEB 24

7pm
FILM: TV’S PROMISED LAND
75-minute montage of found footage
demonstrating the creation of an
“Arab/Muslim” world via selective and
biased coverage.
Kim’s Video, 88 Pavonia Ave., Jersey City.
973-954-2521• info@newjerseysolidarity.org.

SUN FEB 25
6:30pm • $6.50-10
FILM: SANTO DOMINGO BLUES
Documentary about Luis Vargas and
bachata, the guitar blues of Santo Domingo.
Two Boots Pioneer Theater
155 East 3rd St.
212-591-0434 • twoboots.com

MON FEB 26

10pm • $3
SHOW: THE O’DEBRIA TWINS “SHOW AND
TELL.” Open mic and surprises until the
wee hours.
Bowery Poetry Club,
308 Bowery at Bleecker
212-614-0505 • bowerypoetry.com

TUES FEB 27

7pm • $3-5 suggested donation
WOMEN’S POETRY JAM AND WOMEN’S
OPEN MIC. Featured writers: Joy Ladin and
Joanne Pagano Weber; open mic begins at
7pm. Bluestockings Bookstore.
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

WED FEB 28
7pm • $5
WRITE FROM WRONG: Showcase of words
by young people who have survived the
prison-industrial complex and open mic.
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 East 3rd St.
212-505-8183 • nuyorican.org
7pm • $5 suggested donation

FILM: IRAQ FOR SALE. Followed by discussion
with members of the NYC Chapter of
the Women’s International League for Peace
and Freedom.
Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St.
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

THU MAR 1
5:30pm
GETTING TO KNOW THE UFT: AN
INTRODUCTION FOR TEACHER ACTIVISTS
NYC public school teachers are invited to
learn about and discuss the radical roots
of the United Federation of Teachers.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St.
212-242-4201
brechtforum@brechtforum.org
6:30pm
CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR MALCOM
FERGUSON, who was wrongfully killed by
the NYPD in the Bronx on March 1, 2000.
1045 Boyton Ave., Bronx

FRI MAR 2
7pm • $10 suggested donation
BENEFIT FOR THE PANTHER 8
With speakers and screening of “Legacy of
Torture.” All donation will go to the
defense of the Panther 8.
Community Church
40 East 35th St.
cdhrsupport.org

SAT MAR 3
8pm • $6-10-15 suggested donation, no
one turned away
PERFORMANCE: FAWZIA AFZAL-KHAN
WITH MUSTAFA SAMDANI
Talk interspersed with live performance,
Indian Sufi song and video clips.
Brecht Forum
451 West St.
212-242-4201 • brechtforum@brechtforum.org

SUN MAR 4
9:30pm • $15
PERFORMANCE: RON GRANT AND
FRIENDS Open Mic.
The Village Underground.
130 West 3rd St.
212-777-7745 • thevillageunderground.com

MON MAR 5
7pm
READING: ISHMAEL BEAH, AUTHOR OF A
LONG WAY GONE: MEMOIRS OF A BOY
SOLDIER.
The Half King, 505 West 23rd St.
212-462-4300 • alongwaygone.com

TUES MAR 6
5:30–7pm • $7
PERFORMANCE: URBANA POETRY SLAM!
AND OPEN MIC.
Bowery Poetry Club,
308 Bowery at Bleeker
212-614-0505 • bowerypoetry.com

WED MAR 7
6:30pm • FREE
READING: EISA NEFERTARI ULEN, AUTHOR
OF CRYSTELLE MOURNING. Followed by
book signing. Part of the Women Writers of
the Diaspora series.
The New School, 66 West 12th St.
212-229-5615
publicprograms@newschool.edu

THU MAR 8
7:30pm
EXHIBIT: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
WOMEN OF COLOR ART EXHIBIT
Brecht Forum
451 West St.
212-242-4201 • brechtforum@brechtforum.org

FRI MAR 9
6:30pm • $6
SHOW: THE TAYLOR MEAD SHOW. Starring
Andy Warhol’s favorite movie star and poet
laureate of The Factory, Taylor Mead.
Bowery Poetry Club.
308 Bowery at Bleecker
212-614-0505 • bowerypoetry.com

SAT MAR 10
7:30pm • $25 adv., $35 door, $50 VIP
CONCERT: CIVIL RIGHTS CONCERT SERIES
AND COURAGE NATIONAL AWARDS TOUR
Honor civil rights icons and those whose
work has been instrumental in overturning
wrongful convictions.
Aaron Douglas Theatre.
212-650-7148 • harlemstage.org
8pm • $12 gen., $9 members sugg. donation
MUSIC: HOLLY GOANARCHY
Peoples’ Voice Cafe with Steve Suffet.
The Workman’s Circle
45 East 33rd St.
212-787-3903 • peoplesvoicecafe.org

TUES MAR 13

6pm
WORKSHOP: “FIGHTING SUPPRESSION OF
DISSENT: ANOTHER LEFT IS POSSIBLE.”
With Andrea Fishman, Joshua Howard,
Anne Jallard, Andrew Kilman, Seth Weiss.
The NEWSPACE, Clemente Soto Velez
Cultural and Educational Center.
107 Suffolk St.
800-377-6183 • new-space@mutualaid.org

WED MAR 14
7pm • $15 for series and $5 per session
CONVERSATIONS: WHAT KIND OF
DEMOCRACY DO WE HAVE?
Wolfson Center for National Affairs of
The New School presents a series of
conversations with writers and thinkers
on key public policy issues of the day.
The New School, 55 West 13th St.
212-229-5488
publicprograms@newschool.edu

MAR 14-27
1pm, 3pm, 4:45pm, 6:30pm, 8:15pm, 10pm
FILMS: BLOCKADE AND AMATEUR
PHOTOGRAPHER.
Archival WWII footage brings the siege of
Leningrad, Russia, to life.
Film Forum, 209 West Houston St.
filmforum.org • 212-627-2035

THU MAR 15
8pm • $12
SHOW: PAGE VS. STAGE: MARK DOTY and
PATRICIA SMITH. Series brings together a
poet who writes primarily for the stage
and a poet who writes primarily for the
page. Benefit for Bowery Arts and
Sciences.
Bowery Poetry Club,
308 Bowery at Bleecker.
212-614-0505 • bowerypoetry.com

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