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Community Calendar July–August

Indypendent Staff Jul 19, 2008

Please send event announcements to indyevents@gmail.com.

The next open editorial meetings for The Indypendent are Tuesday, July 22 and August 12, at 7pm. 4 W 43rd St, Room 311. All are welcome.

ONGOING JUL 12-OCT 25
9am-1pm • Free
EVENT: WEEKSVILLE FARMER’S
MARKET: Featuring fresh, organic, local
produce that won’t break your bank. EBT,
FMNP and senior coupons accepted.
Weeksville Heritage Center
1698 Bergen St, Bklyn • 718-756-5250
weeksvillesociety.org

SAT-THU JUL 19-JUL 31
Free
EXHIBIT: IZM. Hip-hop emcee and visual
artist HiCoup presents a mixed-media
abstract impressionist rendering of the
societal influences that bombard us from
conception such as racism, sexism and
alcoholism.
A Gathering of the Tribes Gallery
285 E 3rd St, 2nd Flr • tribes.org

TUE JUL 22
3pm • Free
ACTION: PROTEST AGAINST MULTINATIONAL
TERRORISM IN COLOMBIA.
Protest supports Multinational Tribunal
taking place Jul 21-23 in Bogotá concerning
crimes against humanity committed
by transnational corporations in different
sectors of the economy. March from
Coca-Cola to Oxy Petroleum.
Meet at Coca-Cola, Allen & Co
711 Fifth Ave • 212-561-0645
comuneraseros@gmail.com

WED JUL 23
7:30pm • Sliding scale starting at $6
DISCUSSION: “OKUPAS! TOWARDS
AN ANARCHIST ECOLOGY.” Activist
Alex Ross speaks of his experiences and
involvement with politically conscious
squatters throughout Europe as they
unite against capitalist exploitation.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

FRI JUL 25
7:30pm • $10 sugg
BENEFIT: FUNDRAISER FOR FREE
SPEECH RADIO NEWS. FSRN, which
broadcasts a half-hour, worker-run daily
newscast on more than 100 stations
nationwide, has long been a beacon
for the global media justice movement.
Pacifica Foundation is cutting FSRN’s
budget by more than $13,100 a month.
FSRN needs you!
Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
53 Prospect Park West (at 2nd St), Bklyn.
Info: Zoe, 917-608-2674 • fsrn.org

SUN JUL 27
Noon-7pm • Free
EVENT: DOMINICAN PRIDE/GALDE
18TH ANNUAL PICNIC AND HEALTH
FAIR.
Fort Washington area of Riverside Park,
(under the George Washington Bridge)
gaycenter.org/node/650

11am-1pm • Free
ACTION: CREATING A REGENERATIVE
CULTURE WORKSHOP. Enjoy this ongoing
experiential workshop that focuses
on the basic principles and practices of
whole systems and eco-village design.
El Jardín del Paraiso
E 5th St (btw Ave C & Ave D)
times-up.org/calendar/calendar.php

TUE JUL 29
6:30pm • Free
FILM: “MY AMERICAN GIRLS: A
DOMINCAN STORY.” Aaron Matthews
explores the joy and struggles of first-generation
immigrants, the Ortiz family, from
the Dominican Republic. RSVP requested.
Tenement Museum Shop
108 Orchard St
212-982-8420 • tenement.org

7pm • $5 sugg
EVENT: WOMEN’S/TRANS’
POETRY JAM & OPEN MIKE. Listen to
the heartbreak and hilarity of Ali Liebegott
or dark humor of Jean Lehrman or
present up to eight minutes of your own
poetry, prose, songs or spoken word.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St 212.777.6028
bluestockings.com

WED-SUN JUL 30-AUG 3
Sliding scale starting at $50
CONFERENCE: THE NORTHEAST
CLIMATE CONFLUENCE. Join other
groups and individuals to strategize
action, strengthen relationships, share
ideas and skills to create real solutions.
Epworth Camp & Retreat Center,
8 Epworth Ln, High Falls, NY
914-552-0822 • climateconfluence.org

THU JUL 31
6:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION: “OUR ENEMIES IN BLUE:
POLICE & POWER IN AMERICA.” Kristian
Williams’ book explains that police
misconduct can’t be summed up as just a
few “bad apples” as it is actually a function
of the nature of policing in the U.S.
Earth Matters Café, 177 Ludlow St
wakeupanddream@gmail.com

SAT AUG 2
Noon • Free
MARCH: STOP WAR ON IRAN!
Meet at Times Square, 43rd St & Bway
stopwaroniran.org

SAT-MON AUG 2-4
10am-4pm, 4-7pm on Mon • Free
RECYCLE: COMPUTER AND ELECTRONICS
RECYCLING. Sponsored by the
Lower East Side Ecology Center.
New York Hall of Science
111th St & 47th Ave, Corona, Qns
lesecologycenter.org

THU AUG 7
7:30pm • Sliding scale starting at $6
FILM & DISCUSSION: “CUBA: AN
AFRICAN ODYSSEY.” This film depicts
the story of Cuba’s support for African
revolutions, one of the Cold War’s most
vigorous contests over resources and
ideology.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

SUN AUG 10
1pm • Free
FILM: “THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE
TELEVISED.” This documentary explores
the April 2002 coup d’état against Hugo
Chávez, the Venezuelan president.
AJ Muste Institute,
339 Lafayette St, buzzer #11
chavezthefilm.com/html/home.htm
Next Issue: August 8