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Community Calendar Sep. 12-Oct. 2

Indypendent Staff Sep 12, 2008

Please send event announcements to indyevents@gmail.com.

The next open editorial meetings for The Indypendent are Tuesday, Sept. 16 and Oct. 7, at 7pm at 4 W 43rd St, Room 311.
All are welcome.

 

EXHIBIT: INVASION 68: PRAGUE.ONGOING THROUGH OCT 30
Tue-Fri 9:30am-5:30pm
Sat 10am-6pm • Free
EXHIBIT: INVASION 68: PRAGUE. Come
see this one-time exhibition featuring
Czech photographer Josef Koudelka’s
documentation of the Prague Spring.
Aperture Gallery, 547 W 27th St
magnum1968.com/detail/003.html

SAT SEP 13
8pm • Sliding scale $6 to $15
PANEL: “2008 ELECTIONS: WHAT’S
REALLY AT STAKE?” Featuring today’s
leading journalists — Naomi Klein,
Jeremy Scahill, Laura Flanders, Roberto
Lovato and Malia Lazu — this crucial
event will examine the political and
economic impact of a McCain or Obama
presidency, the role of media in the
election and how concerned citizens
should relate to the electoral process.
Special Advance Reception: Meet the
panelists and open bar. 6:30pm. Tickets
start at $35.
The Great Hall at The Cooper Union,
7 E 7th St. Tickets: indypendent.org or
1-800-838-3006

SUN SEP 14
7pm • Suggested donation $5
SCREENING: “BEYOND ELECTIONS.”
Join the filmmakers of this documentary
exploring democratic practices across
the Americas, including interviews with
Amy Goodman and Eduardo Galeano.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

MON SEP 15
7pm • Free
HEARING: SPEAK OUT FOR OUR SPOT
ON THE PIER! The fight for a 24-hour LGBTQ
youth center on Pier 40 continues!
Take action with FIERCE and allies by
coming out to the next public hearing.
Village Community School Auditorium,
272 W 10th St
646-336-6789 • fiercenyc.org

TUE SEP 16
8pm-10pm • Free
DISCUSSION: STUDENTS AND
REVOLUTION. Join activist and political
economist Michael Albert in discussing
the role students have historically played
in creating progressive social change
and the task youth currently face in
building a movement for a democratic,
sustainable, just, and equitable society.
Theresa Lang Student Center,
55 W 13th St • tinyurl.com/6hzw7e

WED SEP 17
6:30pm-9:30pm • Free
PANEL: COINTELPRO: THEN AND NOW.
Learn about government repression,
both in the past with the Counter Intelligent
Program (COINTELPRO) and now in
present. Hear about procedures in place
to help activists continue their work.
Brooklyn Law School, Subotnick Center,
250 Joralemon St
robert.quackenbush@brooklaw.edu

THU SEP 18
7:30pm • Free
EVENT: BRECHT FORUM THIRD
THURSDAYS. Join The Brecht Forum for
their first Third Thursday of the fall with
guest speaker Tariq Ali on the topic, “An
Innocent Abroad: Barack Obama and
U.S. Foreign Policy.”
The Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

FRI SEP 19
4pm-6pm • Free
FILM & DISCUSSION: “LIONESS.”
The story of “Team Lioness,” a group
of five women in the U.S. military who
were sent to Iraq to ease tensions
with civilians, only to face unintended
consequences.
Discussion with filmmakers after film.
Cantor Film Center, 36 E 8th St
212-998-3759 • cmch.info@nyu.edu

SAT SEP 20
Noon-5pm • Free
VOLUNTEER: “TEAR UP THE PAVEMENT
DAY!” Help tear up asphalt at
Brook Park. Celebrate the autumnal
equinox by allowing the earth and an
underground brook to see the sun again.
Brook Park, 141st Street & Brook Ave,
South Bronx • friendsofbrookpark.org

SAT-SUN SEP 20-21
Sat: 1pm & 3:30pm; Sun: 1:15pm • Free
FILM: “STEALING AMERICA: VOTE
BY VOTE.” A film about the secrets and
anomalies that are integral to every level
of the electoral process.
Community Church of NY, 28 E 35th St
(btwn Park & Madison) • 718-843-0515
russellbranca@yahoo.com

SUN SEP 21
2pm • Free
EVENT: 39th ANNUAL AFRICAN
AMERICAN DAY PARADE. Bring your
instruments and banners and march
with The Freedom Fighters’ Contingent.
Celebrate fallen freedom fighters and
demand amnesty for all U.S.- held political
prisoners, POWs and exiles.
111th St & Adam Clayton Powell Blvd
to 142nd St.
safiyanuhfoundation.org

FRI SEP 26
4:30pm • Free
SPEAK-OUT: “NEW YORK SAYS NO
TO BUDGET CUTS.” Speak out against
privatization of healthcare and support
HR 676 and single-payer national
healthcare. Join the Coalition Against
Privatization for a rally.
Governor’s Office,
633 3rd Ave (at E 41st St)

SUN SEP 28
5pm-7pm • Free
READING: “BRAIN LIFTS.” Join author
Tom Savage as he reads from his latest
book, Brain Lifts, along with Phyllis Wat.
A Gathering of the Tribes, 285 E 3rd St,
2nd Fl. • 212-674-8262 • tribes.org

THU OCT 2
7:30pm • Sliding scale $6 – $15
PANEL DISCUSSION: ELECTION 2008:
RACE, GENDER & THE MEDIA.
Join FAIR and The Brecht Forum for a
panel discussion with Laura Flanders,
the host of GritTV and RadioNation; Glen
Ford, the executive director of the Black
Agenda Report; and Guardian and The
Nation columnist Gary Younge.
The Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

ON-GOING
MON, WED, FRI & SAT • 8am-5pm
UNION SQUARE COMPOST DROP-OFF
Separate your food items from your
garbage and help make compost!
Union Square Green Market Composting
Stand, 17th St and Park Ave South
lesecologycenter.org • 212-477-4022

Next Issue: October 3