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Indypendent Staff Jul 23, 2009

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THURSDAY JULY 30
1pm • FREE
D.C. ACTION: SINGLE-PAYER RALLY! Join unions, doctors, nurses, seniors and faith groups as they celebrate Medicare’s 44th birthday, lobby Congress to create a national, single-payer healthcare system and demand passage of HR 676. PHOTO: FLIKR/NESRI
email@healthcare-now.org • healthcare-now.org

ONGOING THROUGH AUG 13

Tue-Sat: 10am-6pm • Free
EXHIBIT: BASIL WOLVER TON.
Godfather cartoonist Basil Wolverton
influenced a generation of underground
cartoonists like R. Crumb, John Holmstrom
and important punk rock titans, like
The Ramones.
Gladstone Gallery, 515 W 24th St
gladstonegallery.com • 212-206-9300

TUES JUL 28

3pm • Free
LECTURE : THE NEW YORK CITY
ORIGINS OF THE DISABILITY RIGHTS
MOVEMENT. Historian Warren Shaw
discusses how NYC was on the forefront
of the disability rights movement in the
1960s and 1970s. (RSVP Required)
Third Root Community Center
380 Marlborough Rd, Bklyn
events@thirdroot.org • thirdroot.org
718-940-9343

7pm • $5 Suggested donation
OPEN MIC: WOMEN’S/TRANS’ POETRY
JAM. The jam is hosted by Vittoria
Repetto, the hardest working guinea
butch dyke poet on the Lower East Side.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
bluestockings.com • 212-777-6028

7:30pm • $6/$10/$15 Sliding scal e
FILM: THE APOCRYPHA: ANGER AND
DISAPPOINTMENT. Join us for the
screening of two nonfiction works of
Italian communist director Pier Paolo
Pasolini.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
brechtforum.org • 212-242-4201

WED JULY 29

8pm • $15
THEATRE : THE MATTACHINE PROJECT,
18TH ANNUAL HOT! FESTIVAL. The
Mattachine Project will explore the
origins of modern homosexuality and gay
liberation.
Dixon Place, 161 Chrystie St
dixonpl.org • 212-219-0736

8pm • $10 advanc e, $12 day of show
CONCER T: EBONY BONES. London’s
one-of-a-kind producer, songwriter and
performer crosses the lines between
comic-colored charters, Caribbean
queens and African rhythms. Her lyrics
describe British authorities’ mistreatment
and the racial tension in post-7/7
Britain with all the energy of a young
Macy Grey.
Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St
boweryballroom.com

FRI JULY 31

7pm • $15 admission
CONCER T: THE VIVIAN GIRLS/THESE
ARE POWER S. The Vivian Girls are a
chameleonic trio of girls that cross the
lines between innocent 1960s girl-group
sounds, punk rock and powerful, sonic
shoegaze.
Whitney Museum of American Art
945 Madison Ave (at 75th St)
whitney.org • 212-570-3600

1pm • Free
WORKSHOP: LAPTOP STAR GALACTICA.
Want to pimp your MySpace?
Research colleges? Edit video? Just
search the web? Ages 12-18 only.
Wakefield Center for Reading & Writing
4100 Lowerre Pl, Bronx
Wakefield@nypl.org • 718-652-4663

TUE AUG 4

6pm-9pm • Free
EXHIBIT: HATE CRIMES PRE VENTION
ART EXHIBIT. This features NYC high
school artwork and music by Mahina
Movement and Taiyo Na with a list of
speakers also involved. (RSVP by Aug 2)
Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St
hatecrimesprevention@gmail.com
heiroku.net

WED AUG 5

6:30pm-8:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION: TRANSJUSTICE GENER –
AL MEE TING. People of color who identify
as trans, gender non-conforming,
gender variant, gender deviant, butch
lesbians, drag queens, bi-gendered,
two-spirit, drag kings, femme queens,
A.G., genderqueer, non-gendered, andro,
crossdressers and gender-benders are
welcome.
International Action Center, 55 W 17th St,
5th Fl • mvazquez@alp.org
718-596-0342

 

FRI AUG 7

10pm • Free
ACTION: CENTRAL PARK MOONLIGHT.
Come enjoy a relaxing ride highlighting
the park’s beautiful ponds, waterways,
vistas and structures.
Meet at Columbus Circle (SW corner
of Central Park).
212-802-8222 • times-up.org

MON AUG 10

7pm • Free
RE ADING: SARABANDE BOOKS. Indie
Press Series honors the work of small
independent publishers. This week’s
reading features Sarabande Books
authors Gabriel Fried (Making the New
Lamb Take) and Cate Marvin (Fragments
of the Head of a Queen).
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St
mcnallyjackson.com • 212-274-1160

6pm-8pm • Free
SEMINAR: SEX & THE CITY. A series
of seminars focusing on the history and
contemporary experiences of sexual
and gender minorities in particular LGBT
people in the U.S. city from the late 19th
century to the present. Presented by the
CUNY Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies.
(RSVP Required)
LGBT Center, 208 W 13th St, Rm 101
clags.org • clagsevents@gc.cuny.edu
212-817-1955

MON AUG 24 – THUR AUG 27

10am-4pm • $25-$75 Sliding Scal e
(per session )
WORKSHOPS: TEACHER S UNITE
ACTIVIST COURSE. This 4-day seminar
takes on topics including understanding
power and oppression, a social history of
New York City public schools, education
reform, and social justice. Organized by
Teachers Unite! (RSVP Required)
Support Center for Nonprofit Management,
305 Seventh Ave, 11th Fl
Teachersunite.net/register
info@teachersunite.net • 212-675-4790

WED AUG 19 – SEPT 26

Wed-Fri: 12pm-6pm, Sat-Sun 2pm-6pm
Free
EXHIBIT: IS THIS RE CYCLABLE? Artists
in various media utilize found objects,
recycled materials, ready-made objects
and non-traditional materials for the
creation of their artwork.
Under Minerva Gallery and Event Space,
656 5th Ave, Park Slope, Bklyn
718-788-0170 • info@underminerva.com
underminerva.com

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