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The Indypendent Feb 5

ONGOING
Buddhist Meditation Classes:
In 4 boroughs. Call 718-496-5514 or for
Bkln & S.I. Info:
www.meditateinbrooklyn.org;
Qns Info: meditateinqueens.org;
Bx Info: www.kadampanyc.org

FRI FEB 9 & 16
8pm • $10; $7.50 seniors & students
SCREENPEACE: An Antiwar Film Festival
sponsored by the War Resisters League
and the Brecht Forum featuring an eclectic
look at the past 20 years in antiwar films
plus discussions with filmmakers.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St. (bet. Bank &
Bethune). Tkts: 212-228-0450,
warresisters.org.
212-242-4201 or brechtforum.org

FEB 1-11
$15; $10 seniors & students w/ ID
PERFORMANCE: “SPLIT ENDS,” a show
about the relationship between women of
African ancestry and their hair.
La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club
74A E. 4th St. (bet. 2nd & Bowery)
212-475-7710 or lamama.org

TUE FEB 6
7pm • Free
JUSTICE DELAYED IS JUSTICE DENIED:
Hear from wrongfully convicted and
recently exonerated speakers from New
York State. Sponsored by Campaign to End
the Death Penalty and New Yorkers
Against the Death Penalty.
National Black Theater,
2031 5th Ave. @ 125th St.
718-701-4580 or nyc@nodeathpenalty.org

7-9pm • Donation
BENEFIT: 31 YEARS OF INJUSTICE to
commemorate the 31st anniversary of the
arrest of Leonard Peltier to include music,
history, spoken word, legal updates, live
radio interviews & auction.
Intl. Action Center, 55 W. 17th St., 5th Fl.
Sponsored by Leonard Peltier Support
Group & Leonard Peltier Defense Cmt.
212-633-6646 or info@leonardpeltier.net

THU FEB 8
7pm • Free
FILM & DISCUSSION: HOW TO OUST A
PRESIDENT. See the video Oust! about the
Filipino people’s movement, which succeeded
in ousting a corrupt president in 2001.
Followed by discussion. Sponsored by
Network in Solidarity with the People of
the Philippines & World Can’t Wait Jackson
Heights.
Diversity Center of Queens,
76-11 37th Ave., 2nd Fl., Jackson Heights.
212-561-1567 or nispop.org &
worldcantwait.net

FRI FEB 9

Snacks: 7pm • $3
Film: 7:30pm • $2
VIDEO NIGHT AT FREEDOM HALL:
MILITARY MYTHS exposes tactics
of military recruiting targeted at youth and
the realities of military service. Followed
by discussion. Sponsored by the Freedom
Socialist Party and Radical Women.
113 W. 128 St. 212-222-0633

SAT FEB 10
1-2:30pm
PROTEST: HAVE A HEART RALLY AGAINST FUR
Sponsored by Caring Activists Against Fur.
Saks 5th Ave., 611 5th Ave. at 52nd St.
info@caafgroup.com or caafgroup.com

SUN FEB 11
11am • $10 (no one turned away for lack of funds)
SOCIALIST WOMEN’S CONFERENCE: WOMEN
AND THE STRUGGLE FOR EQUALITY. Hosted
by the Party for Socialism and Liberation.
Childcare & refreshments provided.
CULTURARTE, 260 Audubon Ave. (at 178 St.).
212-694-8762 or
nyc@socialismandliberation.org

3pm • Free
FILM SCREENING: CONGO: WHITE KING,
RED RUBBER, BLACK DEATH. Film
detailing how King Leopold II of Belgium
turned Congo into his own private colony
from 1885 to 1908.
AJ Muste Room,
339 Lafayette St. (bet. Bleecker & Bond),
3rd Fl.

FEB 12 – 18
ISRAELI APARTHEID WEEK 2007: Events
coordinated throughout the city including
lectures, panel discussions, cultural
events, teach-ins and protests towards
ending occupation and colonization of
Gaza and the West Bank and toward the
implementation of the right of return and
full equality for Palestinian citizens of
Israel. Full schedule at:
endisraeliapartheid.net.
israeliapartheidweek@yahoo.com.

THU FEB 15
6:30pm • Free
TALK/BOOK SIGNING: The Radical &
Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham
Lincoln & the Triumph of Antislavery
Politics by Jim Oakes
Cooper Union Great Hall,
7 E. 7th St bet. 3rd & 4th Ave.
212-353-4158, cooper.edu or
jolene@cooper.edu.

SAT FEB 17
9am-7pm
FOUNDING CONFERENCE OF THE
MOVEMENT FOR A DEMOCRATIC
SOCIETY. All-day schedule of events to
confirm the sister organization to the
revived Students for a Democratic Society
at The New School.
studentsforademocraticsociety.org.

THU FEB 22

7-9pm • $30-$50 sliding scale
(no one turned away for lack of funds)
FUNDRAISER: ANDOLAN – ORGANIZING
SOUTH ASIAN WORKERS ANNUAL
FUNDRAISING EVENT featuring preview of
Yoni ki Baat, the South Asian version of the
Vagina Monologues.
A.I.R. gallery, 511 W. 25th St., Ste. 301.
monishabajaj@gmail.com.

FEB 23 – 25
FESTIVAL: IT’S ALL ABOUT MEE (MEDIA,
EXPRESSION & EDUCATION). Effort to bring
about broader understanding of the power
of Hip-Hop to educate and empower the
community. Sponsored by Hip-Hop
Association & Urban Word NYC.
Please register.
Brooklyn Community Arts &
Media HIgh School,
7 Tompkins Ave. 3rd Fl.
212-500-5970
haed.net and hiphopassociation.org or
itsallaboutmee@hiphopassociation.org.

SAT FEB 24
10am • 7pm
4TH ANNUAL GRASSROOTS MEDIA
CONFERENCE: Media and Movements
Beyond Borders. The largest annual grassroots
media justice conference. More than
40 workshops on various topics.
New School University,
65 5th Ave. (at 13th St.)
nycgrassrootsmedia.org, 917-279-4344 or
max@nycgrassrootsmedia.org.