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The Indypendent Jul 22

cccEVERY WED & SUN
6:30 & 5pm respectively • $13/class or $50/month

DANCE: OPEN LEVEL BELLY DANCING.
At Embora Health and Wellness Center, 900 Fulton btw Waverly & Wash., Brooklyn • 718-857-4360 • embora.com

EVERY TUE & THU
6:30pm • Free

BIKE REPAIR WORKSHOPS.
Learn how to maintain your own bike or share your skills with others! At the Times Up! space, 49 E Houston St • times-up.org

THROUGH AUG 2
7-9pm • $10 suggested

FILM FEST: “GUNS AND OLIVE BRANCHES”
an Israel Palestine Film Festival. Screenings at various locations to be followed by respectful and peaceful discussion. Hosted by Peace Action NY State • 646-723-1749 • melissa@panys.org

SAT JUL 21
12pm • Free

REALLY REALLY FREE MARKET.
A garage sale without the price tags. Swap, share, give, eat and have fun for free! At St. Mark’s Church, 2nd Ave & 10th St • myspace.com/anewworldinourhearts • inourhearts@gmail.com

8pm • $25

THEATER: LAST CHANCE TO SEE “DOPPELGANGER”
produced and performed by members of the Feed the Herd theater company. A multimedia experience! At 3LD Art and Technology Center, 80 Greenwich St • feedtheherd.org

MON JUL 23
9pm • $6

MUSIC: BLACKFIRE, Native American (Navajo) politically charged punk rock. At Glasslands, 289 Kent Ave, Bkln • blackfire.net

WED JUL 25
Time, TBA • Free

COURT SUPPORT: Attorneys Evelyn & Michael Tarif Warren were assaulted & arrested in Bkn by NYPD after attempting to stop officers brutalizing a young man in handcuffs. Pack the courtroom. At Bkn Criminal Court, 120 Schermerhorn St. Info: 718-398-1766.

THU JUL 26
7pm

FORUM: A BENEFIT TO HELP FREE KENNETH FOSTER on death row in Texas under the Law of Parties. Join the Hip-Hop poetry collective the Welfare Poets and the Campaign to End the Death Penalty. At St. Mary’s Church in Harlem, 521 W 126th St • freekenneth.com

Fri JUL 27
7-9pm • $6-$15 donation

A RAUCOUS EVENING WITH THE INDY. Come to this special event at the Brecht Forum, enjoy a beer, drink some wine and watch a short film about The Indy; hear from writers from The Indypendent about issues from global warming to everything you’ll ever need to know as a renter in NYC, and find out more about what the paper is all about! 451 West St • 212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

9pm • $5 donation

“FROM MEXICO: HIP-HOP AND SPOKEN WORD” Akil Ammar and Skool 77 will be performing at Carlitos Cafe y Galeria, 1701 Lexington Ave • 212-534- 7168 • carlitosny.com

FRI JUL 27-SAT JUL 28

WORKSHOP: Organizer Training/ Job Placement Program. “For passionate & committed people who want to become full-time union organizers.” Bilingual Eng/Esp a plus. Other languages helpful: Haitian Creole, Cape Verdean, Punjabi, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Portuguese. At the National Labor College, Sponsor: UNITE HERE. Info:jobs.unitehere. org/organizerapp.php

TUE JUL 31
8:30pm • Free

DISCUSSION/ACTION: URBAN FORAGING 101. A guided tour of retail waste designed to raise awareness of mass production/consumption. Meet at Nussbaum & Wu, 113th & Bdwy • 347-724- 6954 • ask@freegan.info • freegan.info

SAT AUG 4
3-8:30pm

NEUES KABARETT: HOMEMADE INSTRUMENTS FESTIVAL. Space limited in workshop so RSVP to reserve a spot. At the Picnic House on Pier 40 • 212-242- 4201 • brechtforum.org

SAT AUG 4-SEPT 15

10am-5:30pm

TRAINING: NYC Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project volunteer hotline training. 30-hr course leading to certification. Aug.4, Sept. 15 SAT, 10 am-5:30 pm; Aug. 9-Sept. 6 THU, 6-9 pm. Attendance at all sessions req for certification. 240 W 35th St, Suite 200 btw 7th & 8th Ave,. Info: 212-714-1184, dtorres@avp.org. Training flier on request.

THU AUG 9
4pm • Free

WORKSHOP: SOCIAL MOVEMENT RESEARCH. Discussions and workshops to bring together activists and academics. Sponsored by the Collective Behavior & Social Movement Section of American Sociological Assn. At Hofstra University, Long Island • Register at hofstra.edu/CBSM

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