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Indypendent Staff Apr 17, 2009

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The next deadline is May 6.

MON APR 20
6:30pm-9pm • FREE
DISCUSSION: THE MOVEMENT 40
YEARS AFTER STONEWALL. With
so much talk going on about Iowa and
Vermont, it’s easy for some to forget the
40 years of queer radical movements that
have paved the way to open discussion.
LGBT Community Center,
208 W 13th St (btw 7th & 8th Aves)
gaycenter.org • 212-620-7310

MON APR 20
6:30pm • FREE
FILM: “FARMINGVILLE.“ Stories of residents,
day laborers and activists on all
sides of the immigration discussion after
the attempted murder of two Mexican
day laborers in a small Long Island town
in 2000 . RSVP requested.
Lower East Side Tenement Museum Shop,
108 Orchard St (at Delancey St)
events@tenement.org • 212-982-8420

WED APR 22
2pm • FREE
ACTION: WALKOUT AND RALLY
AGAINST TUITION INCREASES. On the
40th anniversary of the 1969 Open Admissions
Strike, speak out and tell CUNY
to put an end to budget cuts and tuition
hikes to make sure that all students receive
a quality education at an affordable
rate. Sponsored by City College Students
for Educational Rights.
CUNY Campuses (City-wide)
cocoreed@gmail.com

7pm • FREE
READING/GALLERY: “EINSTEIN
AND ROBESON ON WITHERSPOON
STREET.” Fred Jerome and Rodger
Taylor, authors of “Einstein on Race and
Racism” will speak about their book,
about the Einstein overlooked by biographers
and the ongoing Bronfman Center
Gallery exhibition that was inspired by
their work. Bronfman Center Gallery, 1st
Floor, 7 E 10th St,
nyu.edu/bronfman • 212-998-4122

FRI APR 24
8:30pm • FREE
FILM: “STILL WE RIDE.” After Manhattan
Critical Mass bike ride, join the NYU
Earth Matters Environmental Club for a
screening of “Still We Ride,” a chronicle
of the police crackdown on the monthly
ride since the 2004 Republican National
Convention. Snacks will be provided.
Bring a photo ID to get into building.
Kimmel Center, NYU, 60 Washington Sq
South, Rm 802
stillweridethemovie.com
times-up.org

FRI APR 24
7:30pm-9pm • $25
BENEFIT: FOR A BETTER BRONX. For
A Better Bronx has been fighting for
environmental justice in the South Bronx
since 1991, and securing victories in
organizing against systemic oppression
of low-income people and communities
of color every step of the way.
St Luke’s Church Social Hall,
623 E 138th St, Brx
forabetterbronx.org • 718-292-4344
marian.jabib@earthlink.net

SUN APR 26
3pm-7pm • FREE
EVENT: REALLY REALLY FREE MARKET:
This ain ’t your granny ’s flea
market . For a taste of non-capitalist
(really, really) free trade, check this out.
Bring clothes, food and services to share,
or stop by and take what you’d like.
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington
Sq S • inourhearts@gmail.com

TUE APR 28
7pm • FREE
ACTION: “TAKE BACK THE NIGHT
MARCH AND SPEAKOUT.” Celebrate
women and men who have survived
sexual assault, rape and violence. March
to assert every person’s right to safety,
and speak out to share your experiences
and embrace being a survivor.
Meet at Washington Sq Park,
March at 8pm • shahida.arabi@nyu.edu
Julie: 917-499-6065

WED APR 29
6pm-8pm • FREE
FORUM: “RACE MATTERS — THE
DEATH PENALTY and THE INCREDIBLE
CASE OF MUMIA ABU-JAMAL!” Join
an amazing panel of anti-death penalty
activists to discuss the role that race
plays in our justice system and death
penalty legislation, in conjunction with
a release event for Mumia’s new book,
Jailhouse Lawyers.
Newark Public Library, 4th Fl,
5 Washington St, Newark, NJ
info@freemumia.com • 201-602-0780
freemumia.com

FRI MAY 1
Noon • FREE
RALLY: MARCH FOR IMMIGRANT
RIGHTS ON MAY DAY! Rally and march
to put an end to deportations and illegal
raids and to call for humane immigration
reform.
Meet at Union Square, Broadway & 14th
may1.info • 212-561-1744
SAT MAY 2

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 the Central Park
Conservancy.
119 W 23rd Street, (at Tekserve btw 6 &
7th Aves), lesecologycenter.org

 

TUE MAY 5
7pm-8pm • FREE
READING/DISCUSSION: “QUIVERFULL.”
Author Katherine Joyce
introduces readers to a new generation
of fundamentalist Christian women who
proclaim self-sacrifice and submission
as model virtues of womanhood and as
warfare on behalf of Christ.
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St (btwn
Lafayette & Mulberry)
mcnallyjackson.com • 212-274-1160

FRI MAY 15
7pm • FREE
DISCUSSION: “FIRE THE BOSS: THE
WORKER CONTROL SOLUTION FROM
BUENOS AIRES TO CHICAGO.” Join
Naomi Klein, workers from Chicago’s
Republic Windows and Doors and activists
from all around the world as they
discuss how to take back control and put
it back in the hands of the people who
really deserve it.
Cooper Union Great Hall, 7 E 7th St (btw
3rd Ave & Cooper Sq)
haymarketbooks.org.

6pm-9pm • $10-$20 Sliding Scale
BENEFIT: “RADICAL COLORING BOOK
LAUNCH PARTY.” Help kids rebel against
oppression while cluctching a Crayola!
Celebrate four years of IndyKids with the
launch of, “Coloring Outside the Lines,”
featuring scenes inspired from political
protests and history. Free food, drink,
crayons and radical folk music provided.
145 west 122nd St, Apt 3. (Btw Lenox and
Adam Clayton Powell). indykids.net
indykids@indymedia.org • 212-592-0116

SUN MAY 17
Noon • FREE
EVENT: SECOND ANNUAL VEGGIE
PRIDE PARADE. Celebrate the vegetarian
lifestyle all things that grow.
Olde Meat District,
Gansevoort St & 9th Ave ,
veggieprideparade.org • 212-242-0011