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The Indypendent May 21

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ONGOING
WEDNESDAYS • 6:45-7:45pm
VIGIL: STAND UP IN BROOKLYN TO
BRING TROOPS HOME/NO MORE $ FOR
WAR/SUPPORT IMPEACHMENT.
Flatbush Ave. @ 8th St. • Dave Robinson:
917-446-6686 • GBRAN289@aol.com

ONGOING thru JUN 15
CAN’T JAIL THE SPIRIT: ART BY
POLITICAL PRISONER TOM MANNING
The Brecht Forum, 451 West St.
212-242-4201 • jerichony.org

FRI MAY 18
NATIONAL BIKE TO WORK DAY: Transportation
alternatives will be handing out
breakfast along with info and bike maps
for riders at various locations. Bicycle
rickshaws will distribute cookies and collect
compost between sites. Breakfast
sponsored by Birdbath Neighborhood
Green Bakery • transalt.org

8pm • Donations Accepted
MUSIC: “THE YIKES MCGEE SHOW:
PROTEST SONGS FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM.”
Also with Labor Folksingers
George Mann & Julius Margolin.
Vox Pop, 1022 Cortelyou Rd., Bkln
718-940-2084 • voxpop.net

SAT MAY 19
1-4pm • FREE
MEETING: “CITYWIDE SUMMIT ON
IMMIGRANT RIGHTS.” Share info and
strategize on upcoming immigration
reform fights. Location TBA • Trishala
Deb: 718-596-0342 x12 • alp.org

5-7pm • $10 admits 1 adult & 1 child/
$5 additional family members
PERFORMANCE: MAMALU FAMILY
BENEFIT FOR CLOWNS WITHOUT
BORDERS to benefit Hurricane Katrina relief
expeditions. Performances & donation
based face painting. 232 N 12th St., Bkln •
clownswithoutborders.org • mamalu.us

SUN MAY 20
1pm • FREE
PEACE RIDE: A leisurely ride to some
of downtown Manhattan’s peace sites.
Meet at Union Sq Park, SW corner near
Gandhi statue. • times-up.org

MON MAY 21
7pm • Donations accepted
FORUM: HAWAI’IAN INDEPENDENCE
MOVEMENT NYC with speakers from
FreeHawaii.info and screening of the
film “We Are Who We Were: From
Resistance to Affirmation.”
Solidarity Center, 55 W 17th St., 5th Fl.
freehawaii.info • hawaii-nation.org

TUE MAY 22
Evening • $8 + 1 drink minimum
BENEFIT: “JAZZ FOR PEACE” with
Russell Branca Quartet to benefit Peace
Action NYS. Cookies by Melissa. 308
Bowery @ Bleeker •
RSVP suggested: info@panys.org •
melissa@peaceactionnewyorkstate.org

WED MAY 23
5pm • FREE
HOUSING MARCH/RALLY: Fight to
preserve New York City’s affordable
housing. Sponsored by advocates, housing
groups, labor unions and the Working
Families Party. Stuyvesant Town,
1st Ave. btw 14th & 23rd • 212-608-5122
newyorkisourhome.com

THU MAY 24
7pm • $5 suggested
PRESENTATION: “ORGANIZING AND
RESISTANCE IN NEW ORLEANS.”
Jordan Flaherty and Eric Tang give a
presentation on organizing in New Orleans
and the book of essays, “What
Lies Beneath: Katrina, Race, and the
State of the Nation.” Bluestockings,
172 Allen St. • bluestockings.com

FRI MAY 25
4-9pm • FREE
“3RD ANNUAL YOUTH ACTIVIST CONFERENCE”
sponsored by YELL (Young
Eclectic Liberation Leaders). 35-59 81st
St., Jackson Heights • 718-803-0060 x313
youthnyc@yahoo.com

10:30pm • Book Donation
BENEFIT: “DANCE DANCE LIBRARY
REVOLUTION.” Donate a new or gently
used nonfiction paperback book to
Books Through Bars and get a free drink.
Enid’s, 560 Manhattan Ave., Greenpoint
myspace.com/thedeskset
abcnorio.org/affiliated/btb.html

SAT MAY 26
12pm-12am • FREE
SCREENINGS: THE 12TH ANNUAL
LOWER EAST SIDE ARTS FESTIVAL.
NY anti-Authoritarian film screenings.
Theater for the New City, 155 1st Ave.
theaterforthenewcity.net

WED MAY 30
1pm • FREE
ACTION: RALLY TO OPPOSE THE REAL
ID ACT with Audrey Lorde Project,
Queers for Economic Justice and Immigrant
Communities in Action. Tell Governor
Spitzer one license for all. Governor
Spitzer’s Manhattan office,
633 3rd Ave. • 718-596-0342 • alp.org

THU MAY 31
6:30pm • FREE
DISCUSSION: FREE WOMEN OF SPAIN:
ANARCHISM & THE STRUGGLE FOR
THE EMANCIPATION OF WOMEN.
NYMAA Reading Group.
Earth Matters Cafe, 177 Ludlow St.
wakeupanddream@gmail.com

FRI JUN 1
7pm • FREE
FILM: “COMMUNE.” A documentary
about a group of young artists and activists
that go to the woods of California
to create a new, tribal world with one
credo: Free Land for Free People. Park
Slope Food Coop, 782 Union St., Bkyn •
718-622-0560 • foodcoop.com

SAT JUN 2
1pm • FREE
IMMIGRANT SUMMIT TO STOP RAIDS
& DEPORTATIONS. For the creation of a
campaign in NYC to effectively end raids
and deportations. Location TBA.
nomoreraids@gmail.com

2pm • FREE
TOUR/DISCUSSION: “El Barrio Week
Tour.” In-depth tour and discussion of Los
Desaparecidos (The Disappeared)
exhibit. El Museo del Barrio, 1230 5th
Ave. • 212-660-7102 • elmuseo.org

THU JUN 7
7pm • $5 OR FREE W/STUDENT ID
LECTURE: “FREEDOM NEXT TIME.”
John Pilger will discuss his new book,
Freedom Next Time: Resisting the
Empire, with Democracy Now! host Amy
Goodman. The New School Tishman
Auditorium, 66 W. 12th St. • cersc.org