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Weekly Calendar for 7/21-7/24

Indypendent Staff Jul 21

FRI JULY 17- THU JULY 23
1:10pm, 3:20pm, 5:30pm, 7:40pm, 9:50pm • $12 tickets
FILM: “NICHOLAS RAY’S IN A LONELY PLACE.” Ray’s film noir masterpiece stars Humphrey Bogart and Gloria Grahame. It will be shown for one week only.
Film Forum, 209 W Houston St
Filmforum.org • 212-727-8110

FRI JULY 17-SAT AUG 1
7pm • $18
EVENT: “LAS ESCENAS DE LA CRUZ.” Part of the Midtown Int’l Theatre Festival, this play by NYC immigrant youths examines their experiences living and working in the United States.
Dorothy Streslin Theater, 312 W 36th St
Midtownfestival.org

TUE JULY 21
6pm • Donations suggested
EVENT: “DON’T CALL IT A COMEBACK (WE’VE BEEN HERE FOR YEARS).” CityWide Harm Reduction will raise funds and publicity for homeless, mentally ill and low-income/HIV-positive drug users.
Camaradas el Barrio, 2241 First Ave
Citiwidehr.org • 718-292-7718

TUE JULY 21
6:30pm-9:30pm • Donations accepted
BENEFIT: “TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES 5th ANNUAL SUMMER BENEFIT.” Transportation Alternatives is celebrating their accomplishments over the year and the victories gained for biking, walking and public transit. The annual benefit is also the biggest annual gathering of many other livable streets advocacy organizations.
Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N 11th St, Bklyn
Transalt.org/benefit

TUE JULY 21
7pm • FREE
READING: “THE TEETH MAY SMILE BUT THE HEART DOES NOT FORGET: MURDER & MEMORY IN UGANDA.” Join author Andrew Rice as he reads and discusses his book about his journalistic work in Uganda and deposed dictator Idi Amin’s legacy.
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St
events@mcnallyrobinsonnyc.com • 212-274-1160

TUE JULY 21
7pm-8:30pm • FREE
DISCUSSION: “OBAMA’S AGENDA AND HIS RUSSIAN PROBLEM.” Katrina vanden Heuvel of The Nation speaks with author Stephen F. Cohen about his book, Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives.
Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway
Strandbooks.com •  212-473-1452

WED JULY 22
6pm-9:30pm • FREE
DISCUSSION: “POST APOCALYPTIC. NEW FREEDOMS. NEW COMMUNITIES.” Discuss war, economic disaster and global warming while looking to the future in this portion of Offstage Forum 2009.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
brechtforum@brechtforum.org • 212-242-4201

WED JULY 22
7pm • $5 suggested donation
DISCUSSION: “FIXING HEALTH CARE.” Health care activists Joanne Landy and Mark Hannay examine the public option and single-payer alternatives.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
Bluestockings.com • 212-777-6028

THU JULY 23
7pm • $5 SUGGESTED
FILM: “RIGHTS NOT VIOLENCE.” Watch and discuss Marija Tosheva’s documentary Rights Not Violence: Sex Workers in Eastern Europe, which addresses sex workers in Macedonia.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
Bluestockings.com • 212-777-6028

THU JULY 23
7:30pm • $8-$15
MUSIC/BENEFIT: BOYCOTT ISRAELI COLONIALISM. This event includes performances by investigative songwriter Dave Lippman, Mahina Movement and Palestinian poet Remi Kanazi.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
dippman@earthlink.net • 919-260-4138

THU JULY 23
7:30pm • FREE
DISCUSSION: “RIGHTWING VIOLENCE: WHAT’S BEHIND IT AND HOW CAN WE FIGHT IT?” Hosted by NYC Radical Women.
113 W 128th St
nycradicalwomen@nyct.net • 212-222-0633

FRI JULY 24
7pm • FREE
READING: “I KNOW I’M NOT ME.” Hear and support this anthology of stories by students at Harvey Milk High School, the New York LGBTQ public high school.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St btw Stanton and Rivington
Bluestockings.com • 212-777-6028

FRI JULY 24
7pm • $5-$15 Sliding Scale
EVENT: “A COOPERATIVE RESPONSE TO CRISIS.” Presenters will screen Cooperativa Püporé: Feet Firm, Fist Raised! as well as discuss and fundraise money for the Cooperative Püporé. Panelists include David Jimenez, Valeria Procupez and representatives from Greenworkers Cooperatives and Rebuilders Source.
El Museo Del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave
ronitvaleria@gmail.com

FRI JULY 24
7pm • FREE
TRIBUTE: “MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE RIDE.” Join Times Up New York in one of their group rides to honor the life and legacy of Michael Jackson.
Tompkins Square Park
times-up.org

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