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Community Calendar: Feb 22 – March 12, 2008

Indypendent Staff Feb 22

Please send event announcements to indyevents@gmail.com
The next editorial meeting for The Indypendent is Tuesday, March 18 at 7pm. 4 W 43rd St, Room 311. All are welcome.

ONGOING: WED, THU & SUN

$20/class, class packages available.

CLASS: WOMEN’S TEMPLE DANCE, commonly referred to as belly dancing. Classes taught by Allisyn (Oya) at two different locations in Brooklyn.
A celebration of the female body. Wed, 6:30-8pm , Thu 6:30-8pm & Sun 5-6:30pm at Embora Wellness and Movement Studio, 900 Fulton St, $15/class, class packages available.
Asr Ast Society, 626 Flatbush Ave,


SAT FEB 23-THU FEB 28

$11/$7.50 seniors, children, students/$7 cine club members
FILM: BAMcinématek PRESENTS “THE BEST OF THE AFRICAN DIASPORA
FILM FESTIVAL.”
A selection of dramatic features and documentaries from Ghana to Canada.
BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave, Bklyn • 718-636-4100 • bam.org

THU FEB 28

6:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION: “ANARCHISM & OTHER ESSAYS” BY EMMA GOLDMAN. A classic collection of Goldman’s essays. Spon¬sored by the NYMAA Reading Group.
Earth Matters Café, 177 Ludlow St
earthmatters.com
wakeupanddream@gmail.com

FRI FEB 29

8pm • $15 adults/$6 children
MUSIC: GOOD COFFEEHOUSE MUSIC PARLOR.
With singer/songwriter Chuck Brodsky for the Traveling Troubadour Series. 53 Prospect Park West, Bklyn
718-768-2972 • info@jamesreams.com

SAT MAR 1

8-10:30pm • $12 suggested/$9 members
MUSIC: PEOPLES’ VOICE CAFÉ with Carolyn Hester. The Workman’s Circle,
45 E 33rd St • 212-787-3903
peoplesvoicecafe.org

SUN MAR 2

CONFERENCE: 5TH ANNUAL NYC GRASSROOTS MEDIA CONFERENCE: Speaking Truth to Power: Media Justice in Our Communities.
Hunter College, 68th St & Lexington Ave
http://www.nycgrassrootsmedia.org/conference 917-523-1045

SUN MAR 2 – SUN MAR 30

MUSIC: BROOKLYN MAQAM ARAB MUSIC FESTIVAL with local Arab music legends and legacies. Sponsored by the Brooklyn Arts Council. Various locations.
718-625-0080 • brooklynartscouncil.org

MON MAR 3

Time TBA • Free
FILM/DISCUSSION: “CITY OF WATER: A SHORT DOCUMENTARY ABOUT THE HISTORY OF NEW YORK’S WATERFRONT” with William Kornblum, Ronald Lewis and others.
CUNY Grad Center Recital Hall
365 5th Ave • 212-817-8474
gothamcenter.org

TUE MAR 4

ACTION: COALITION FOR WOMEN PRISONERS ADVOCACY DAY. A call to New York’s elected officials to stop using prison as a response to social ills and to start allocating resources to community-based, gender specific programs.
At various locations around Albany
Serena Alfieri: 212-254-5700
salfieri@correctionalassociation.org

THU MAR 6 & FRI MAR 7

ACTIONS: WITNESS FOR PEACE IN IRAQ: Interfaith workshops, prayer, vigil & civil disobedience.
At various locations in Washington, D.C. olivebranchinterfaith.org

FRI MAR 7 & SAT MAR 8

4:30pm Fri/8am Sat • Free
CONFERENCE: 10TH ANNUAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH CONFERENCE: “Black Power, Black Feminism: Black Women’s Activism & Development of Womanist/Feminist Consciousness in the Era of Black Power. Speakers and workshops.
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville
slc.edu/womens-history/conference

SAT MAR 8

9am-5pm • $20 students & seniors/$25 general
WORKSHOP: “INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ACTIVIST TRAINING: CREATE THE WORLD WE WANT TO LIVE IN.” Will weave political aware¬ness, feminism & activism into skill and idea sharing for community building. Sponsored by Code Pink.
Columbia University, 116th St & Broadway • codepinknyc.org

WED MAR 12

6:30pm • Free
WORKSHOP: “KNOW YOUR RIGHTS IN THE HEIGHTS.”
JHS 143, 511 W 182nd St
212-614-5343 • justicecommittee@gmail.com

THU MAR 13

7pm • Free
MEETING: “STOP ATLANTIC YARDS PROJECT, PROMOTE FAIR DEVELOPMENT.” Updates and planning. Sponsored by Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn.
Hanson Pl United Methodist Church, Main Sanctuary, 144 St Felix St,
Fort Greene, Bklyn • dddb.net
dddbnews@gmail.com

THU MAR 13 – SUN MAR 16

HEARINGS: WINTER SOLDIER. Veterans from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as people from those countries testify on the realities of the wars. Sponsored by Iraq Veterans Against the War.
In Washington, D.C. • ivaw.org

FRI MAR 14-SUN MAR 16

$45 adv/$35 low income or one day/$40 seniors/$25 undergrad or high school students
CONFERENCE: LEFT FORUM 2008 with Naomi Klein, Grace Lee Boggs, Tariq Ali, Mahmood Mamdani, Adam Hochschild, Jeremy Scahill, David Harvey, Frances Fox Piven, Patrick Bond, Michael Albert, Naomi Wolf, Carlos Vilas, Deepa Fer¬nandes and more.
Cooper Union Great Hall, 7 E 7th St
212-817-2003 • leftforum.org

SAT MAR 15

LOCAL SUPPORT OF WINTER SOLDIER VETERAN HEARINGS. Gatherings in various locations, some may have live feed video and/or audio of the hearings. Sponsored by United for Peace and Justice. • 5yearstoomany.org

Next Issue, March 13th