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Indypendent Staff Apr 25

Photo: Gothamist.com

WEEKDAYS
7am-4pm • Free
PICKET: ARAMARK & GOLDMAN
CAFETERIAS are exploiting cafeteria
workers. Pickets daily at Bank of New York
locations, 101 Barclay and 1 Wall St, and at
CBS headquarters, 51 W 52nd St
aoman@unitehere.org
mfurshong@unitehere.org

THROUGH TUE MAY 6
1pm, 3:15pm, 5:40pm, 7:50pm, 10pm
$10.50 general/$5.50 members/seniors/
groups/children under 12

FILM: STUFF AND DOUGH by Cristi Puiu. A
genre-crossing film that takes three friends
on a road trip through Romania to deliver a
mysterious package to a local gangster.
Film Forum, 209 W Houston St
212-727-8110 • filmforum.org

THROUGH SUN JUNE 1
$4 suggested/$3 students/free for children
EXHIBIT: DREAD SCOTT’S WELCOME TO
AMERICA. A radical and realistic view of
U.S. society and international civil rights
crises. Museum of Contemporary African
Diasporan Arts, 80 Hanson Pl, Bkln
mocada.org • 718-230-0246
dreadscott.net

FRI APR 25
5:30pm • Free
RALLY: COMMUNITY SPEAK-OUT ON
VERDICT ON SEAN BELL SHOOTING.
People’s Justice for Community Control
and Police Accountability rally in front of
the Queens DA’s office, 125-01 Queens
Blvd. peoplesjustice.org
info@peoplesjustice.org

SAT APR 26
11am-6pm • Free (w/photo ID)
BROOKLYN PEACE FAIR 2008 with
workshops (11am -2pm), plenary sessions
(2-3pm), a performance showcase (3-6pm)
and 100 local organizations tabling all day.
Long Island University Brooklyn Campus,
Paramount Building, 1 University Plaza at
Flatbush & DeKalb
brooklynpeace.org

12pm • $7
FILM FESTIVAL: FOURTH ANNUAL MENTAL
HEALTH FILM FESTIVAL. This year’s
theme is unemployment, as 85 percent of
mental health consumers are jobless. Food
will be served. Sponsored by NYAPRS.
St Francis College, 182 Ramsen St, Bklyn
nycmentalhealthfilmfestival.com
nyaprs.com • 212-780-1400 x7726

2-5pm • Free
Memorial : A Tribute to Grace
Paley, Activist with Father Dan Berrigan,
Melanie Kaye Kantrowitz, Ynestra
King and Vinie Burrows. Held by the War
Resisters Leage.
Judson Memorial Church,
55 Washington Square South
warresisters.org • 212-228-0450

SUN APR 27
2pm • Free
FILM/DISCUSSION: DOMINICAN IDENTITY
AND MIGRATION TO HISPANIOLA
by Nestor Montilla. On the African, Asian,
Jewish and Haitian migration that makes
up Dominican society today. Film will be
followed by Q & A. Columbia University,
Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway
milly0724@yahoo.com

MON APR 28
6:30-9:30pm • Free
SCREENING: THE 11TH HOUR. A film on the
state of the global environment with suggested
solutions for restoring the planet.
Screening will be followed by Q&A session
with Kenny Ausubel of Bioneers.
Cantor Film Center, 36 E 8th St
nyu.edu/earthweek • 212-998-4100

THU MAY 1 • MAY DAY!
4pm • Free
RALLY/MARCH: FOR IMMIGRANT
RIGHTS. Meet at Union Square, 14th St &
Broadway for rally then march downtown.
Sponsored by NY May 1st Coalition
641-715-3900 ext. 97869 (English)
(516) 582-2720 (Español) • may1.info
panamaalba2@yahoo.com

SAT MAY 3
6-9pm • Free
FESTIVAL: THE 2008 PEN WORLD VOICES
FESTIVAL. Explorations on the theme of
Public Lives/Private Lives through panels,
literary discussions and readings with
writers from around the world. The New
School, Tishman Auditorium, 66 W 12th St
pen.org • newschool.edu/publicprograms

THU MAY 8
10am-5:30pm • Free
SEMINAR: THE UNITED NATIONS
UNLEARNING INTOLERANCE
SEMINAR PRESENTS THE ART
CHANGING ATTITUDES TOWARD THE
ENVIRONMENT SEMINAR. A forum for
the general public, this day will include two
sessions.
UN Headquarters, 1st Ave & 46th St.
RSVP: 917-367-9326 • unchronicle@un.org

7pm • Free
ART OPENING: (NO) VACANCY. Featuring
work by Steve Crone, Michael Depasquale,
Angela Fox, Joe Sinness, Sarah Thibault
and Brian Wondergem. (No) Vacancy explores
ideas about nature and its capacity
to provide for mass-consumption and our
cultural demands for speed.
ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St
212-254-3697 • abcnorio.org

7:30pm • Free
BOOK LAUNCH: MAY DAY CELEBRATION
LAUNCH OF VIVA LA RAZA.
Join co-authors Yolanda Alaniz and Megan
Cornish for a discussion on Chicano identity
and resistance.
Freedom Hall, 113 W 128th St
212-222-0633 • fsp@nyct.net

WED MAY 14
6:30pm • Free
MEETING: NOW NYC QUEER ADVOCACY
PROJECT. Meetings held the second
Wed of every month in favor of equality
in schools, communities and workplaces
through advocacy and education.
RSVP: sara.kelley@gmail.com

SAT MAY 17
1-5pm • $ 5-20 Sliding Scale
INDYPENDENT’S BASIC JOURNALISM
WORKSHOP teaches an introduction to reporting,
interviewing and media analysis so
you can become the next citizen reporter!
4 W 43rd St, Ste 311 • 212-221-0521
RSVP: email indyreporting@gmail.com

SUN MAY 18
12-4pm • Free
CAR-FREE BRONX AT CROTONA PARK.
Help marshall and direct riders. Volunteer
for Bike Month as well as the Tour de
Brooklyn. Sponsored by Transportation
Alternatives. bikemonthnyc.com/volunteer
volunteer@transalt.org • 212-629-808