Menu

Community Calendar January

Indypendent Staff Jan 13

FRI JAN 11
12:30pm • Free
ACTION: INTERNATIONAL DAY TO
SHUT DOWN GUANTANAMO.
NY: Foley Sq near 26 Federal Plaza. Sponsored by Witness Against Torture’s Campaign to Shut Down Guantanamo. DC: Actions at the Mall and Supreme Court sponsored by Amnesty Int’l and the National Religious Campaign Against
Torture. nyrcat.org • witnesstorture.org

SAT JAN 12
8-10:30pm • $12 general/$9 members
MUSIC: PEOPLE’S VOICE CAFE with Tony Bird.
The Workmen’s Circle, 45 E 33rd St 212-787-3903 peoplesvoicecafe.org

SUN JAN 13
3pm • Free
SERVICE: “LET MY PEOPLE GO.”
Celebrating the 200th anniversary of official U.S. ban on slavery, with actors, dancers, musicians and a mass choir. Followed by multimedia display, evensong and refreshments.
Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave • 212-316-7490
info@stjohndivine.org

THU JAN 17
9:30am • Free
COURT SUPPORT: Trial begins for some arrested at UN/Dag Hammarskjold Plaza “Arrest Bush” protest.
Criminal Court building, 100 Centre St


FRI & SAT JAN 18 & 19

8pm • $10/$15/$25 sliding scale
PERFORMANCE: BENEFIT SHOWING
OF HOWARD ZINN’S “MARX IN SOHO.”
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org


FRI JAN 18

7pm • $5 suggested
DISCUSSION: “ORGANIZING WOBBLY UNIONS” with historian Peter Cole.
Also with New York’s Wobblies and a screening of a short film.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

SAT JAN 19
6pm • Free
MEETING: “PERMANENT REVOLUTION & WOMEN’S EMANCIPATION”
Discussion of Marxist Feminist manifesto by Murry Weiss. Sponsored by Freedom Socialist Party.
Freedom Hall, 113 W 128th St
212-222-0633 • socialism.com

MON JAN 21
11am-5pm • Free
MARCH: MLK DAY MARCH AGAINST WAGE SLAVERY.Combination initiative to urge Starbucks to give holiday pay on MLK day. Sponsored by IWW.
Meet at Wild Edibles, 2151 Borden Ave,
LIC Qns • Billy: 646-645-6284
Stephanie: 201-787-6035

TUE JAN 22
7pm • $5 suggested
SCREENING: “APAGA Y VAMONOS”
A documentary by Manel Mayol on a Chilean river that was dammed to create hydroelectricity, an act of genocide in an increasingly globalized world.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

WED JAN 23-TUE JAN 29
1:15, 3:15, 6, 8, 10pm • $10.50
FILM: “DOC” directed by Immy Humes about Harold L. Humes (aka Doc Humes). Plimpton, Norman Mailer, Paul Auster and others recall this brilliant man.
Film Forum, 209 W Houston St
212-727-8110 • filmforum.org

THU JAN 24
12-1:30pm • Free
ACTION: ANTIWAR PHONE-A-THON.
Recruit pedestrians to leave Congress members voicemail messages against the war using shared cell phones. Sponsored by Granny Peace Brigade.
On west side of Union Sq Park, 16th St &
Broadway • grannypeacebrigade.org

1-3pm • Free
ACTION: COUNTER RECRUITMENT
with speakers, tabling and literature for students. U.S. Military Recruiting Station,76 W 125th ( btw Lenox & 5th
Ave) • jmacdmorar@aol.com
SAT JAN 26
WORLD SOCIAL FORUM DAY OF ACTION. Events worldwide organized autonomously by participants.
wsf2008.net

1pm-3pm
SKILLSHARE: IMMUNE-BOOSTING & WINTER HEALTHCARE. Sponsored by
the Rock Dove Collective.
RSVP: lauren@rockdovecollective.org


SUN JAN 27

1pm • Free
SLIDE SHOW & DISCUSSION: The human face of Iran, Part II. Refreshments.
All Souls Church, Reidy Friendship Hall, 1157 Lexington Ave (at E 80th St)
allsoulsnyc.org

MON JAN 28
7pm • Free
RALLY: TO SUPPORT LYNNE STEWART in her appeal. With Lynne Stewart, Ward Churchill and others. St Mary’s Episcopal
Church, 521 W 126th St
PatLevasseurP@aol.com

THU JAN 31
6:30pm • Free
TALK: “ABOLITION OF THE STATE: ANARCHIST & MARXIST PERSPECTIVES.”
With Wayne Price, sponsored by the NYMAA Reading Group.
Earth Matters Cafe, 177 Ludlow St
nchomsky.meetup.com/105

Next Issue February 1.