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Indypendent Staff Jan 15, 2009

WED JAN 21
4-6 PM • FREE
RALLY: KEEP OUR FAMILIES
TOGETHER. Demands for President
Obama: Stop the immigration raids, stop
the deportations, support a fair, humane
and just immigration reform.
Federal Building,
26 Federal Plaza (B’way @ Worth St)
718-298-5083 • 718-328-5822

7-10 PM • $12 adv/$15 door
FILM/DISCUSSION: “I HAD AN
ABORTION.” Filmmakers Jennifer
Baumgardner and Gillian Aldrich tackle
the taboo in a film featuring ten women
— including famed feminist Gloria
Steinem — who candidly describe
experiences spanning seven decades,
from the years before Roe v. Wade to the
present.
People Lounge, 163 Allen St
(btwn Stanton & Rivington Sts)
lisa@paradigmshiftnyc.com • nyaaf.org

SAT JAN 24
2 PM • FREE
ACTION: BIKE LANE LIBERATION RIDE.
Time’s Up! Bike Clown Brigade clears out
the vehicles by issuing “parking tickets”
to motorists who endanger cyclists by
parking in the bike lanes.
Meet at Duarte Square
(Corner Canal St & 6th Ave)
212-802-8222 • times-up.org

SUN JAN 25
11AM-12:30PM • FREE
EVENT: CIVIL RIGHTS FESTIVAL W/THE
CHILDREN’S SUNDAY ASSEMBLY.
Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
53 Prospect Pk West, Bklyn
(btwn 1st & 2nd Sts) • 718-768-2972
bsecdirector@yahoo.com

THU JAN 29
7 PM • $5 Suggested Donation
FILM/DISCUSSION: “THE TRAIL OF
TEARS CHEROKEE LEGACY” with
producer Steven Heape and participants
at the World Social Forum in Belem,
Brazil (via video conferencing). Film
explores President Andrew Jackson’s
Indian Removal Act of 1830 and the
forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to
Oklahoma in 1838.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
(btwn Rivington and Stanton Sts)
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

7:30 PM • $3; $7 for homey supper at 7 pm
FILM/DISCUSSION: “LA OPERACION”
(“THE OPERATION”). The documentary
exposes the widespread sterilization of
Puerto Rican women. Commemorating
the 36th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
Freedom Hall,
113 W 128th St (btwn Malcolm X & Adam
Clayton Powell Blvds)
212-222-0633 • radicalwomen.org

SAT JAN 31
2PM • FREE
MARCH/RALLY: BOYCOTT STELLA
d’ORO PRODUCTS. Workers went on
strike last August to fight management
plan to cut wages by as much as 25 percent
and eliminate holidays, vacations,
sick pay and extra pay for Saturdays.
Come show your support.
Stella d’Oro Plant, 237th St @B’way, Brx.
March to Target shopping center,
225th St & Major Deegan
vze2jmhr@verizon.com
stelladorostrike2008.com

THU FEB 5
7:30 PM • Sliding scale $6+
SLIDESHOW & DISCUSSION: ECOVILLAGES:
WHERE THEY ARE, WHAT
THEY’RE DOING, WHY THEY’RE
IMPORTANT. With more than 400
photos, this presentation shows how
eco-villages worldwide integrate
ecological, economic and social/
cultural/spiritual sustainability.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
(btwn Bank & Bethune Sts)
212 242-4201 • brechtforum.org

SAT FEB 7
7 PM • FREE
BENEFIT/READING: FOR HUMANITARIAN
AID IN THE GAZA STRIP. Proceeds
go to the International Red Cross; some
go to Magen David Adom division for
people living in southern Israel.
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St
(btwn Lafayette & Mulberry Sts) •
212-274-1160 • mcnallyjackson.com

SUN FEB 8
1 PM • FREE
MEETING: AUTONOMOUS
AUTO-DIDACTISMS/THE RADICAL
READING CIRCLE. Newly established
book club seeks members of the multitude
interested in: anti-authoritarianism;
Marxism, anarchism, socialism, etc.;
critical theory; science, technology and
culture; geopolitics, etc.; art, philosophy
& life.
Shannon Pot Pub, 4506 Davis St, Qns
trevorowenjones@gmail.com

FRI FEB 13
7 PM • $5 suggested
DISCUSSION: CELEBRATE BLACK
HISTORY MONTH AND THE CUBAN
REVOLUTION. Learn how African
American activists played a key role
in supporting the Cuban Revolution.
A benefit for the Cuban 5.
St Mary’s Episcopal Church,
521 W 126th St (btwn Old B’way
& Amsterdam Ave)
718-601-4751 • freethec_5@yahoo.com