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Indypendent Staff Mar 20, 2009

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MAR 19
The unfortunate 6th anniversary of the
Iraq War.

WED MAR 25
7pm • FREE
FILM/DISCUSSION: TAX RESISTANCE
IN THE MEDIA. Join the NYC War Resisters
League in exploring the ways media
is used to encourage people to continue
to pay their taxes even when they oppose
how their tax dollars are being spent
and the ways that media can be used to
encourage people to resist.
Judson Memorial Church, 241 Thompson
St (btwn W 3rd St & Washington Sq S)
646-662-7486 • nycwrl@worldnet.att.net

THU MAR 26
7pm • $5 Suggested
SCREENING: NOHO HEWA. The
documentary Noho Hewa: The Wrongful
Occupation of Hawai’i tells the little
known history of the occupation and
ethnic cleansing of Hawai’i.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
(btwn Stanton & Rivington Sts)
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

FRI MAR 27
8:30pm • $10
FILMS: “JUGGLING GENDER: POLITICS,
SEX AND IDENTITY” AND “STILL
JUGGLING” with filmmaker Tami Gold
and Jennifer Miller. See two videos on
Miller, a lesbian performer who lives
her life with a full beard and works as
a performance artist, circus director,
clown and as the “bearded lady” in one
of the only remaining sideshows in the
United States.
The Brecht Forum, 451 West Street
(btwn Bank and Bethune Sts;)
212-242-4201
brechtforum@brechtforum.com

 

SAT MAR 28
Noon–3pm • FREE
EVENT: “CONFERENCE TO DEFEND
PUBLIC EDUCATION.” After more than
six years of mayoral control, hundreds of
NYC schools are labeled failing or nearfailing
and dozens more are being closed
for “reorganization.”
John Jay College,
Room 1311 North Hall Bldg
718-601-4901 • asc.ice.uft@gmail.com
nycore.org

SUN MAR 29
2pm • FREE
FILM/DISCUSSION: “AFGHAN
WOMEN: A HISTORY OF STRUGGLE.”
This documentary follows a group of
Afghan women struggling to make sense
of a world up-turned by local and international
conflict.
Rutgers University, Newark Campus,
Paul Robeson Center, 350 Martin Luther
King Blvd., Newark, NJ
afsc.org

TUE MAR 31
9am-11am • FREE
EVENT: “NYC SUMMIT ON RACE
& GENDER IN THE RESTAURANT
INDUSTRY.” Learn strategies to provide
the best practices to foster equality and
worker opportunity to create a more
equitable and productive restaurant
sector. Breakfast provided. Sponsored by
NYC Restaurant Industry Coalition and
Restaurant Opportunities Center of NY.
Tom Colicchio’s Craftsteak Restaurant,
85 10th Ave
212-343-1771 • summit@rocny.org

WED APR 1
4pm • FREE
TALK: “GAZA: HUMAN RIGHTS AND
THE MEDIA RESPONSE.” Join Columbia
University Arab Studies Professor Rashid
Khalidi for a discussion about humanrights
violations and media bias in the
Israel-Palestine conflict. Sponsored by
the National Lawyers Guild and Fordham
Law School Chapter.
Fordham Law School, Room 312
140 W 62nd St
(btwn Amsterdam and Columbus)
fordhamnlg@gmail.com

SAT APR 4
11am • FREE
EVENT: NATIONAL MARCH ON WALL
STREET. Billions of dollars funneled
toward the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
and Wall Street bailouts while every
day social services are cut down by
significant margins. United for Peace and
Justice member groups and peace activists
will be having a national march in the
heart of Wall Street, ending with a rally in
front of the New York Stock Exchange.
Franklin and White Streets,
(btwn Broadway and Lafayette)
unitedforpeace.org • 212-868-5545

SUN APR 5
10am-4pm • FREE
RECYCLE: COMPUTER AND
ELECTRONICS. Drop off your old
television sets, printers, laptops, radios,
cell phones, disks, wires and computers.
Sponsored by the Lower East Side
Ecology Center and Council member
Rosie Mendez.
Union Square, North Plaza • lesecologycenter.org

TUE APR 7
7pm • FREE
READING/DISCUSSION: “WHY DO YOU
KILL?” Join author Jürgen
Todenhöfer (ex-member of the German
Parliament) and take a look inside the
Iraqi resistance.
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St (btwn
Lafayette & Mulberry Sts)
212-274-1160
events@mcnallyrobinsonnyc.com

SAT/SUN APR 11-12
11am-8pm • FREE
EVENT: THIRD ANNUAL NYC ANARCHIST
BOOK FAIR. Whether you are an
anarchist with deep ties and knowledge
or anarcho-curious and looking to find
out more about anarchism, the bookfair
is for you.
Judson Memorial Church,
241 Thompson St (btwn W 3rd St &
Washington Sq S)
anarchistbookfair.net

 

WED APR 15
7:30pm • $6/10/15 (Sliding scale)
DISCUSSION: “THE CRISIS IN (LEFT)
PUBLISHING.” The growth of chain
bookstores and the Internet has hardly
been kind to publishing ventures, even
long before the current recession.
The Brecht Forum, 451 West Street
(btwn Bank and Bethune)
212-242-4201
brechtforum@brechtforum.com

WED APR 15
6pm • FREE
MEETING: GLOBAL AIDS ACTIVISM.
For recent immigrants living with HIV,
fighting for access to treatment in their
home country, or wanting to have the
United States do more to stop global
AIDS pandemic. Every 3rd Wednesday of
the month. Sponsored by Health Global
Access Project and New York City AIDS
Housing Network.
80A 4th Ave, Bklyn
(btw St Marks & Bergen Sts)
917-517-5202 • jflynn@healthgap.org

SAT APR 19
4pm • FREE
EVENT: SUPPORT PALESTINIAN
POLITICAL PRISONERS. Join Al-Awda
NY and the Jericho Movement to mark
Palestinian Prisoners’ Day with performances,
workshops and films
Solidarity Center, 55 W 17th St 5th Floor
(btwn 5th Ave and 6th Ave)
718-288-8636 • info@al-awdany.org

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