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Indypendent Staff Dec 12, 2008

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MON DEC 15
7:30–9pm • $5 Donation
DISCUSSION: IS CAPITALISM COMING
APART? post -election TUMULT AND
OPPORTUNITIES. Join the Freedom Socialist
Party in discussing the presidential
election results in the context of the
history of vote suppression.
Freedom Hall, 113 W 128th St
(btwn Malcolm X/Lenox & 7th Aves)
212-222-0633 • socialism.com

TUE DEC 16
7pm • FREE
READING: GIVE ME LIBERTY. Naomi Wolf
reads from her book,Give Me Liberty: A
Handbook for American Revolutionaries.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
(btwn Stanton & Rivington Sts)
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

SAT DEC 20
Noon • FREE
READING: RADICAL STORIES FOR KIDS.
Editors Julia Mickenberg and Philip Nel
will read from Tales for Little Rebels, a collection
of 40 mostly out-of-print stories
and comic strips for children that embody
the hopes and concerns of social justice
movements.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St (between
Stanton & Rivington Sts)
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

SUN DEC 21
3pm • $12
PERFORMANCE: REVEREND BILLY &
THE CHURCH OF STOP SHOPPING. How
will you survive the holiday onslaught of
Starbucks gingerbread lattes and lastminute
Big Box bargain stampedes?
Dixon Place, 161 Chrystie St
866-811-4111 • revbilly.com

SAT DEC 27
9pm • Sliding scale (Min $10)
BENEFIT: CONCERT FOR WAR
RESISTERS LEAGUE.
Join War Resisters League for a night of
music with acclaimed songwriter and
activist Judy Gorman.
Banjo Jim’s, 700 E 9th St (@ Ave C)
212-228-0450 • liz@warresisters.org,
warresisters.org

TUE DEC 30
7 pm • $5 Sugged Donation
PERFORMANCE: WOMEN’S/TRANS’
POETRY JAM AND OPEN MIC. With
Amina Munoz-Ali & Sandra Catena.
Hosted by Vittoria Repetto. Deliver (up
to) 8 minutes of your poetry, prose, songs
and spoken word.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
(btwn Stanton & Rivington Sts)
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

WED DEC 31
10:30pm • FREE
EVENT: 11th ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S
EVE BICYCLE RIDE AND OUTDOOR
AFTERPARTY. Start the new year off
right with Time’s Up! in Washington
Square Park. This ride will have meet-ups
in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens with
an afterparty with a marching band and
fireworks at Belvedere Castle in Central
Park at 79th St. Dress festively and bring
food to share.
Washington Square Park, Manhattan
For more info: times-up.org

SUN JAN 4
10:45am-7pm • FREE
EVENT: 4th ANNUAL MEMORIAL RIDE
AND WALK. Join Ghost Bikes in remembering
bicyclists who have been killed or
hit on the street. There will be four separate
ride/walk locations: North Bronx,
Astoria, Sunset Park and Chinatown.
ghostbikes.org

10am-4pm • FREE
RECYCLE: COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONICS.
Drop off your old television
sets, printers, laptops, radios, cell
phones, disks, wires and computers.
Union Square Park, North Plaza
(17th St @ Broadway)
212-477-4022 • lesecologycenter.org

TUE JAN 6
3pm-5pm • FREE
EVENT: MILITARY VIOLENCE AGAINST
WOMEN: A MAJOR THREAT TO PEACE.
Join Col. Ann Wright, an international
peace activist and retired military officer,
as she addresses sexual violence against
women in the U.S. military and against
civilian populations residing near U.S.
military bases.
The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside
Drive (@ W 120th St)
Info: jenkins@exchange.tc.columbia.edu

TUE JAN 6
7 pm • FREE
DISCUSSION: THE REPUBLICAN
PARTY’S EFFECT ON AMERICAN
SEXUALITY with authors Win Mc-
Cormack (author of You Don’t Know Me:
A Citizen’s Guide to Republican Family
Values) and Dagmar Herzog (author of
Sex in Crisis: The New Sexual Revolution
& the Future of American Politics).
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St
(btwn Lafayette & Mulberry Sts)
212-274-1160 • mcnallyjackson.com

WED JAN 14
7 pm • FREE
READING: SHOOT AN IRAQI: ART, LIFE,
AND RESISTANCE UNDER THE GUN
with author Wafaa Bilal, native Iraqi artist,
creator of the controversial art project ,
“Domestic Tension.” For a month in 2007,
he lived in the line of fire of a remote-controlled
paintball gun and a camera that
connected him to Internet viewers around
the world, who could shoot at him 24 hours
a day.
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St
(btw Lafayette & Mulberry Sts)
212-274-1160 • mcnallyjackson.com

FRI JAN 16
7 pm • $7 donation
FILM: THE ASSASSINATION OF MARTIN
LUTHER KING, JR chronicles the last days
of the civil rights leader, who was being
closely watched by the FBI during his years
as a leading civil rights activist.
ANSWER office, 2295 Adam Clayton
Powell Blvd (@ 135th St)
212-694-8720 • answercoalition.org