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Indypendent Staff Jun 4

WORKSHOP: Occupation 101 begins June 22

WED JUNE 10
6:30pm-8:30pm • FREE
READING: “A WORLD I LOVED: THE
STORY OF AN ARAB WOMAN.”
Wadad
Makdisi Cortas’ memoir, read by the late
author’s daughter and granddaughter,
offers an empowered, feminist view of
the 20th century Middle East.
Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver St 4th Fl
info@alwanforthearts.org
646-732-3261

THU JUNE 11
7pm • FREE
LECTURE: DAVE DELLINGER ON
NONVIOLENCE
. Author Nicholson Baker
discusses pacifism and debates whether
the killing of civilians is ever justified.
Judson Memorial Church,
55 Washington Square South
nycwrl@worldnet.att.net • 718-768-7306

FRI JUNE 12
7pm • $20-$100 Sliding Scale
LECTURE: “CRISIS & HOPE: THEIRS &
OURS.”
Noam Chomsky discusses a
variety of issues, including the economic
crisis, U.S. military intervention,
leftist movements and Obama’s election
in this benefit for the Brecht Forum.
Riverside Church, 91 Claremont Ave
brechtforum.org • 212-242-4201

FRI-SAT JUNE 12-13
8am-8am • FREE
24-HOUR VIGIL: FOR THE DOMESTIC
WORKERS BILL OF RIGHTS
. Show
support for the Domestic Workers Bill of
Rights, which would ensure overtime,
job security, respect and recognition for
domestic workers.
City Hall, across from 250 Broadway
aijendwu@gmail.com • 212-481-5747

SAT JUNE 13
10am-4pm • $45-$85 Sliding Scale
WORKSHOP: “LOOKING AT INTERNALIZED
HOMOPHOBIA.”
Gail Burton will
lead this workshop in which LGBT people
can examine internalized homophobia
using techniques from the Theater of the
Oppressed.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
toplab.org • 212-924-1858
toplab@toplab.org

SUN JUNE 14
6pm • $6-$15 Sliding Scale
WORKSHOP: PERENNIAL VEGETABLES
WORKSHOP/CHARLA DE VEGETALES
PERENNES
. This bilingual workshop, in
English and Spanish, covers perennial
vegetable production, design ideas and
plant species, which can help attendees
grow and enjoy their own vegetables.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
brechtforum.org • 212-242-4201

SUN JUNE 14
11am, 12:30pm, 1pm • FREE
FILM/DISCUSSION: “CHILDREN BEHIND
BARS IN AMERICA.”
Watch and
discuss a documentary about a family
detention center in Texas, where infants
and children are imprisoned with their
immigrant parents.
Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture,
53 Prospect Park West
bsec.org • 718-768-2972

MON JUNE 15
7pm • FREE
DISCUSSION: THE WAR EXPANDS:
OBAMA AND THE SOUTH ASIAN
CONTEXT
. David Barsamian, founder of
Alternative Radio, and Saroj Giri critically
examine U.S. involvement on the
Afghanistan-Pakistan border and the
socioeconomic implications.
Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver St, 4th Fl
info@alwanforthearts.org
646-732-3261

WED JUNE 17
6:30pm • $11
FILM: “REMNANTS OF A WAR.” Part
of the Human Rights Watch International
Film Festival, Jawad Metni’s film
chronicles the dangerous work of men
and women who are removing undetonated
cluster bomb munitions from
south Lebanon in the wake of the 2006
war between Hezbollah and Israel.
Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center,
165 W 65th St, Upper Level
ticketing@filmlinc.com • 212-875-5601

THU JUNE 18
6pm • FREE, RSVP REQUIRED
FILM: GLOBAL ACTION PROJECT
YEAR-END CELEBRATION
. Watch films
by young people dealing with topics such
as social change, immigration, education,
social services and discrimination.
New School, Tishman Auditorium,
66 W 12th St
global-action.org • 212-594-9577

WED JUNE 17 – SUN JUNE 21
1pm • $10
FILM: BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL will
feature a variety of stories and media
through which people can observe and
learn about others and their passions
for bikes. A variety of film, art and
music will be presented.
Anthology Film Archives, 32 2nd Ave
nick@bicyclefilmfestival.com
212-255-6102

SAT JUNE 20
7pm-9pm • $10
EVENT: A DDDDDDDDD’S OPERA. This
fresh new experimental opera features
screaming songs, infomercials, random
languages and electronic toys combined
to create 9D’s; an opera about
the everyday excesses of our lives.
The Tank, 354 W 45 St
212-563-6269 • thetanknyc.org

MON JUNE 22 – MON AUG. 31
7:30pm • FREE
STUDY GROUP: OCCUPATION 101. This
study group will discuss the history of
the Israeli state and the resistance of
the Palestinian people.
Freedom Hall, 113 W 128th St
212-222-0633 • fsp@nyct.net

FRI JUNE 26
7:30pm • $3
DISCUSSION: RADICAL WOMEN. Led
by Jennifer Camper, a cartoonist who
explores gender, race and class from
an LGBT and Arab-American view. All
proceeds will benefit Radical Women
Fund Drive; childcare is provided.
Dinner served at 6:30pm, $8 donation
Freedom Hall, 113W 128 St.
646-489-6529
nycradicalwomen@nyct.net

SAT JUNE 27
1pm • FREE
EVENT: STOLEN LIVES. The October
22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality
is hosting the Stolen Lives Induction
Ceremony to honor the lives of men
and women victims of police violence.
Reception at 1pm, Ceremony at 2pm
Pratt Manhattan, Room 213
144 W 14th St
1-888-NOBRUTALITY • october22.org

SUN JUNE 28
12pm • FREE
MARCH: NYC HERITAGE OF PRIDE
MONTH
. This march is to commemorate
the events of the Stonewall riots in
1970 and also to draw attention to the
struggle of AIDS and honor those lost.
In recent years the march has focused
on celebrating LGBT lives and the
community as a whole. Registration
required to march.
Moment of Silence at 2pm
From 5th Ave & 52nd St
to Christopher & Greenwich St
212-80-PRIDE