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Community Calendar – April

Indypendent Staff Apr 5, 2007

Balata
Youth photographers featured in the “Picture Balata” exhibit at the Brecht Forum April 6-27 (see calendar). PHOTO COURTESY OF PICTUREBALATA.NET

Upcoming Open Indypendent Editorial Mtgs
Tuesdays April 10 & May 1, 7pm
4 W. 43rd Street, Suite 311
contact@indymedia.org

Please send event announcements to indyevents@gmail.com

ONGOING
Daily • Mon-Fri 5:30-7:30pm
BOYCOTT/PICKET FOR DELIVERY WORKERS’ RIGHTS. Please come show your support for delivery workers at the nightly Saigon Grill picket being held at both restaurant locations. 620 Amsterdam @ 90th St & 93 University @ 11th St.
nmass@yahoo.com • 212-334-2333

THRU JULY 1
Daily, closed Mon. / Tue. • $8 suggested EXHIBITION: GLOBAL FEMINISMS. A chronicle of contemporary feminist art from 1990 to the present at the Brooklyn Museum. 200 Eastern Parkway, Bklyn. 718-638-5000

EVERY SUNDAY
3pm ‘til Late • $3 OPEN MIC: SOS – THE SUNDAY OPEN SERIES. Open poetry reading ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St. • 212-254-3697

APRIL 6 – 27
Call for hours • Free EXHIBITION: PICTURE BALATA, A PHOTO SHOW BY WEST BANK YOUTHS. Brecht Forum 451 West St. (btw Bank & Bethune Sts.)
212-242-4201 • brechtforum@brechtforum.org

SAT APR 7
12 – 2pm • Free TRAINING/DISCUSSION: WHAT CAN YOU DO WHEN YOUR RIGHTS ARE VIOLATED IN DETENTION, JAIL OR PRISON? Come find out at this workshop being held by Families for Freedom and NY Legal Aid Society. Located in downtown Bklyn. RSVP: andaula@fas.harvard.edu 646-351-9868 • familiesforfreedom.org

SUN APR 8
11:30am • Free ACTION: ANNUAL PEACESTERS PARADE TO BRING THE TROOPS HOME NOW. March and drumming begins at noon, meet at 59th and 5th Ave. Please bring a percussion instrument. March goes down 5th Ave. then back up, 59th St. to 40th St.

MON APR 9
6:30pm • Donations FUNDRAISER: ACOUSTIC SHOW PRESENTED BY A NEW WORLD IN OUR HEARTS. Funds assist “illegal” immigrants to fight deportation in court. Ad Hoc Art Space 49 Bogart St., Bklyn. • adhocart.org & myspace.com/anewworldinourhearts

TUE APR 10
6:30pm • Free (bring something to share) POTLUCK SEDER: Jews Against the
Occupation NYC is celebrating Passover by working for justice and peace in
Israel/Palestine. Please bring something to share that is preferably kosher and not made in Israel. Judson Memorial Church, 55 Wash Sq South. RSVP: after.exodus@gmail.com

WED APR 11
7:30pm • Free INDY KIDS MEETING. Participate in a children’s newspaper, a “free paper for free kids.” Help us with copy editing the new issue and brainstorming for our teacher’s guide. NYC Indymedia Office, 4 W. 43rd St., Suite 311. • indykids.net indykids@indymedia.org • 212-592-0116

THU APR 12
7:30pm • Free FILM: BROOKLYN MATTERS. Learn about proposed Atlantic Yards project & meet filmmakers. Brooklyn Free School, 120 16th St., Bklyn
RSVP: contact@brooklynfreeschool.org

SAT APR 14
All Day NATIONAL DAY AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE. See page 3 for more info about various events & actions throughout NYC.

11am – 7pm • Free
(bring $ for books) BOOK FAIR: 1ST ANNUAL, 1ST EVER NYC ANARCHIST BOOK FAIR! Judson Memorial Church, 55 Wash Sq. South. • judson.org (See ad on p 11 for info)

3pm • Free
DISCUSSION: ISRAELI HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST DOROTHY NAOR ON “THE COST OF THE OCCUPATION TO ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN SOCIETIES.” Sponsored by Bklyn Parents for Peace and Bklyn Friends Peace and Social Action Committee. Bklyn Friends Meeting House 110 Schermerhorn St. @ Boerum 718-624-5921

Noon • Free
PROTEST: AGAINST TORTURE ON U.S. TV FOX’S “24.” W/ speaker Carlos Mauricio (a torture survivor). Sponsored by SIA Watch & NY CISPES.
Meet at FOX News Corp. Headquarters 48th St & 6th Ave. 201-207-1493 • nycsoaw.org

SUN APR 15
8pm • $12 BENEFIT: “MUMIA 911” HIP HOP SHOW. W/A-Alikes, C Rayz Walz, Imessiah Soul, Queen Godis, Seeds of Wisdom, Pat-riot. Proceeds go to Int’l Concerned Family, Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal & MOVE Organization.
Remote Lounge 327 Bowery (btw E 2nd & 3rd Sts.) 347-267-8259 • lumumba170@aol.com myaspace.com/_rebel_child

THU APR 19
4pm • Free ACTION: PARADE WITHOUT A PERMIT. Stand up to the NYPD’s new restrictions on freedom of assembly. Meet at City Hall, 260 Broadway
7:30pm • Free ($7 for supper at 7pm) FILM/DISCUSSION: “STANDING ON MY
SISTERS’ SHOULDERS,” BY JOAN SADOFF, ROBERT SADOFF & LAURA J LIPSON. The Civil Rights movement in Mississippi from point view of grassroots African-American women who organized the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Sponsored by Radical Women. Freedom Hall 113 W. 128th St. (btw Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Blvds) 212-222-0633• radicalwomen.org
nycradicalwomen@nyct.net

FRI APR 20 – SUN APR 22
CONFERENCE: “HOW THE CHURCH HAS FAILED US: A WAY BACK FROM SPIRITUAL VIOLENCE.” Clergy and spiritual leaders to speak. Sponsored by Student Senate of Union Theological Seminary. Judson Memorial Church
55 Wash Sq South. dominique.chantell@gmail.com

SAT APR 21
8pm • $12/$9 suggested MUSIC: FOLKY + JAZZY + POPPY = ELLEN DAVIDSON AND ADELE ROLIDER. The Peoples’ Voice Cafe at the Workmen’s Circle. 45 E. 33rd St. (btw Madison & Park) 212-787-3903 • peoplesvoicecafe.org

THU APR 26
8pm • Free RISING TIDE ROADSHOW: CONFRONTING THE ROOT CAUSES OF CLIMATE CHANGE. Come learn more about global climate change and what
is being done to change things. Times Up! Space 49 E Houston St. (btw Mott & Mulberry). times-up.org

THU APR 26 – 28
All day • $95/$45 students/seniors. CONFERENCE: “LABOR’S VOICES 3:
MEDIA FOR A NEW WORKERS’ MOVEMENT.” Join grassroots activists,
journalists, union organizers, scholars, media-makers in networking & developing
media strategies to connect disparate constituencies & support a new
global workers’ movement. CUNY Grad Center 34th St. & 5th Ave. • 917-533-4796 laborsvoices.org/about

THU APR 27
6:30pm • Free FILM: BROOKLYN MATTERS. Learn about proposed Atlantic Yards project. & meet filmmakers and local activists. Judson Memorial Church
55 Wash Sq South brooklynmatters.com