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Indypendent Staff Feb 27, 2009

MON MAR 23: CELEBRATE THE LIVING THEATRE, LOWER EAST SIDE’S HAVEN FOR EXPERIMENTAL, RADICAL THEATER.

Please send event information to IndyEvents@gmail.com. The deadline for submissions is March 10.

MON MAR 2
7pm-9pm • FREE ($5 Donation for meal)
EVENT: FROM JOHANNESBURG
TO JERUSALEM: ANTI-APARTHEID
ORGANIZING IN THE US. Join The Fifth
Annual Israeli Apartheid Week as they
present the film, Have You Heard from
Johannesburg?: Apartheid and the Club
of the West.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
521 W 126th St
apartheidweek.org

TUE MAR 3
7pm • $5 (Suggested)
WORKSHOP: “THIS IS FOREVER.”
Can radical movements respond to
personal crises and provide personal
care for mental illness, sexual assault,
trauma and grief.
Bluestockings
172 Allen St (btwn Stanton & Rivington)
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

TUE MAR 3
7pm-9pm • FREE ($5 Donation for meal)
EVENT: COMMUNITY POTLUCK FOR
INTERNATIONAL SEX WORKERS
RIGHTS DAY. The Sex Workers Outreach
Project New York and Sex Workers
Action New York invite you to learn about
campaigns and programs by and for
people in the sex trade.
Judson Memorial Church
239 Thompson St
(near Washington Sq Park)
347-748-9163 • swank@riseup.net

THU MAR 5
7pm-8:30pm • FREE
EVENT: COMMEMORATING THE
1969 REDSTOCKINGS ABORTION
SPEAKOUT. Forty years ago, a group of
women testified about their dangerous
experiences with back-alley abortions
or bringing a pregnancy to term and
giving the baby up for adoption to a large
West Village crowd, helping to spark the
Women’s Liberation Movement.
Judson Memorial Church
239 Thompson St
(near Washington Sq Park)
646-853-7100 • birthcontrolproject.org

4pm • FREE
PROTEST: RALLY FOR NEW YORK! Join
unions, teachers, students, parents,
healthcare workers and peace activists
to speak out for fair solutions to the New
York State budget crisis. United For
Peace and Justice’s campaign, “Beyond
War: Another Economy is Possible,” calls
on us to make links between military
spending and the economic crisis.
3:45pm: Gather at Walker St, west of
Broadway (one block south of Canal St)
nycufpj.org • fairsharereform.org
212-868-5545

FRI MAR 6
8pm • FREE
EVENT: “MELTDOWN: THE
ECONOMIC COLLAPSE AND A
PEOPLE’S PLAN FOR RECOVERY.” Join
Nobel laurete Joseph Stiglitz and Nation
magazine contributors Naomi Klein,
Barbara Ehrenreich and Bill Fletcher,
Jr. to discuss the origins of the financial
collapse and how to ensure an equitable
future for all Americans.
New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 W 64th St
nationinstitute.org • 212-822-0250

MON MAR 9
7pm • FREE
FILM AND DISCUSSION: “L.A.
ANARCHISM & REPRESSION.”
The 2007 May Day police riots in L.A.
sparked community action and outrage
over officer misconduct. John A. Imani
captured these violent moment — and
their aftermath — in his film, We Never
Left, We’re Still Here.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
(btwn Stanton & Rivington)
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

TUE MAR 10
7pm • FREE
DISCUSSION: “LIVE FROM DEATH
ROW” is The Campaign to End the
Death Penalty’s national tour, featuring
the voices of death row prisoners, live
from their prison cells, sharing their
stories of loss, injustice, struggle and
a hope for the end of dehumanizing
practice of state-sanctioned murder.
Several death row prisoners will speak
live via speakerphone.
City College of New York, NAC Ballroom,
137th St and Amsterdam Ave
nyc@nodeathpenalty.org

THU MAR 12
6pm • FREE
BOOK RELEASE: Immigrant teens
from the International High School at
Lafayette will release their self-published
“Struggle to Be Strong” anthology in
a Connections Café Night. Students
representing 50 countries will present
original music, poetry, drama, artwork
and multimedia around the themes of
immigration, discrimination, homophobia,
poverty, war, violence, conflicts with
parents, peer pressure, self-esteem and
other stories of courage.
Lafayette High School
Educational Complex, 3rd Fl
2630 Benson Ave, Bklyn

SAT MAR 14
6:30pm • ($3 Suggested, $8.50 for Buffet)
EVENT: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S
DAY CELEBRATION: “WORKING
WOMEN—VIBRANT FORCE FOR LABOR
MILITANCY. “El pueblo unido jamás
será vencido!” Let’s be real: Without
an immigrant female workforce, there
would be no New York.
Childcare will be provided.
Freedom Hall
113 W 128th St (btwn Malcolm X Blvd/
Lenox Ave and 7th Ave)
212-222-0633
nycradicalwomen@nyct.net

 

MON MAR 23
10am-8:30pm • FREE
FILMS: CELEBRATE THE LIVING
THEATRE with a day of screenings of
documentaries and Living Theatre works
from 1965 to the present. The Living
Theatre was founded in 1947 as an imaginative
alternative to commercial theater
dedicated to transforming society from
a competitive, hierarchical structure to
cooperative and communal expression.
CUNY Graduate Center
The Segal Theatre, 365 Fifth Ave
livingtheatre.org mestc.org 212-817-1860

TUES APR 7
10am-11:30am • FREE
WORKSHOP: WANT TO BECOME A
SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS? Learn how
to make your small business a beacon of
environmental awareness. Organized by
the Lower East Side Ecology Center and
RSVP is recommended.
Sustainable NYC, 139 Avenue A
Lesecologycenter.org • 212-477-3155

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