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The Indypendent Nov 15

ONGOING THRU DEC 6
2-10pm M-F • $10 Suggested
ART CENSORSHIP: AN EXHIBITION BENEFITING ARTISTS IN DISTRESS.  Arts orgs L2EL ARTS and freeDimensional bring together 27 international and local artists who have endured severe political reprisals.
The Brecht Forum, 451 West St
(btw Bank & Bethune) • bretchforum.org

SUN NOV 18
3pm • $10 Admission
POETRY READING: ANI DIFRANCO—A CONVERSATION ON VERSES.
Enjoy an engaging conversation between Ani DiFranco and T Cooper about music, prose, resolve, solitude, politics and love.  Benefit for Bluestockings. Judson Memorial Church, 55 Wash Sq South • bluestockings.com

MON NOV 19
7pm • $5 Suggested
DISCUSSION: GLOBAL WARMING, GLOBAL JUSTICE. With Larry Lohmann on false market-based approaches widely touted as the solution to a variety of environmental problems such as the trading of carbon dioxide emissions to control global warming.  Bluestockings,172 Allen St (at Stanton), bluestockings.com

TUES NOV 20
6:30pm • $10; Student/Senior $8
FILM: FOR THE RECORD — THE WORLD TRIBUNAL ON IRAQ documents the culminating session of this tribunal of conscience and its innovative organizing process, bringing out the inspiration and hope that it holds for the peace movement.  Followed by Q&A with directors. Cantor Film Center, NYU, 36 East 8 St. 212-998-4100

THURS NOV 22
12pm • Free
ACTION: 38TH NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING. Join Native American activists, learn the real history of Thanksgiving, dedicate the day to Native political prisoner Leonard Peltier. Coles’ Hill, Plymouth, MA. United American Indians of New England: uaine.org, Buses from NYC: Int’l Action Center, 212-633-6646 • iacenter.org

FRI NOV 23

12:01am-11:59pm
BUY NOTHING DAY! Protest U.S. consumer
and material culture by not buying anything on the day after Thanksgiving, the biggest shopping day of the year.

All day: ACTION: TAKE THE BLACK OUT OF BLACK FRI. National campaign encourages Blacks to refrain from shopping on Buy Nothing Day to protest the national surge in racist attacks. Sponsored by the Dec. 12th Movement • 718-398-1766
SAT-MON NOV 24-26
10am-4pm, 4-7pm on Mon • Free RECYCLE: COMPUTER AND ELECTRONICS RECYCLING Sponsored by the Lower East Side Ecology Center. Habana Outpost, 757 Fulton St (at S Portland Ave), Bklyn, lesecologycenter.org

TUES NOV 27
6:30-8pm • $12/$8
DISCUSSION: THE OVERSUCCESSFUL CITY. The economic logic of development today & the regulatory climate in which it occurs seem to favor high-density, highrevenue developments. NY Times Stage Auditorium, 620 Eighth Ave • RSVP: 212-935-2075, rsvp@mas.org • futureofny.org
6:30-8:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION: DIALOGUES ON POLITICS OF IMMIGRATION With Jane Guskin & David Wilson, authors of The Politics of Immigration: Questions & Answers. Lower East Side Tenement Museum Shop, 108 Orchard St (at Delancey St) RSVP requested: events@tenement.org 212-982-8420 • tenement.org

7:30pm • $6/$10/$15 Suggested DISCUSSION: ROOTS OF CONFLICT BTW ISRAEL & PALESTINE & PROSPECTS FOR PEACE w/ Norman Finkelstein, author of Holocaust Industry and Beyond Chutzpah, and Charles Glass, chief ME correspondent for ABC News 1983-93. Judson Memorial Church, 55 Wash Sq South • 212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

WED NOV 28
7pm • $5 Suggested
FILM: NGATAHI—KNOW THE LINKS #3.  A documentary chronicling intersections of hip hop & street art among indigenous activists & marginalized peoples in 20 countries. Bluestockings, 72 Allen St (at Stanton) 212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

indy100FRI NOV 30
Friday November 30
6-8 pm • FREE
The Importance of Independent Media — The Indypendent Speaks UP.
Hunter College
North Building, Room 543, 695 Park Avenue, 212-221-0521

6-9pm • $10 Advance purchase
BENEFIT: MILITARY FAMILIES SPEAK
OUT. National organization of 3,700 families related to soldiers in current wars. Call for end of war & fair treatment of soldiers at home. Holy Name of Jesus Roman Catholic
Church, 207 W 96th St (btw B’way & Amsterdam Ave) • 646-262-8578
Tickets: mfso@mfso.org

6-8pm • Free (w/ Metrocard) EVENT: FIERCE FRIDAY PRESENTS COMMUNITY SPEAKOUT!  Meet and eat with other LGBT youth to discuss what changes need to be made and working solutions to better serve the LGBT community. FIERCE,147 W 24th St, 6th floor, 646-336-6789
SAT DEC 1
10am-6pm • Free
CONFERENCE: QUEER CUNY VIII — THE TWILIGHT OF QUEERNESS?  Keynote speaker Lisa Duggan, author of Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence and American Modernity and Twilight of Equality: Neoliberalism, Cultural Politics and the Attack on Democracy. Hunter College West Lobby, 695 Park Ave
Contact: Taylor, QueerCUNY@gmail.com

7:30pm • $3; $8 for dinner at 6:30pm DISCUSSION: CHE GUEVARA—IRREPRESSIBLE REVOLUTIONARY
Honoring Guevara’s life on the 40th anniversary of his death in Bolivia. Freedom Hall, 113 W 128th St (btw Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Blvds) • 212-222-0633 • socialism.com
FRI DEC 7
5:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION: IRAN-US RELATIONS—ON THE BRINK OF DISASTER? NYC college professors examine history of relations & likelihood of U.S. military intervention & means for its avoidance.  The New School, Swayduck Auditorium, 65 Fifth Ave (btw 13th & 14th Sts), Petra4i@yahoo.com

Next Issue: December 6
Please send event announcements to indyevents@gmail.com.
The next editorial meeting for The Indypendent is Tuesday,
Nov. 20, 7 pm, at 4 West 43rd St, Suite 311. All are welcome.