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Indypendent Staff Nov 19, 2009

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TUE NOV 24
6pm • $6
SCREENING: THE BILLBOARD TO BETHLEHEM.
An award-winning documentary
by billboard developer turned peacemaker
about his work with former Palestinian
and Israeli soldiers to create a peace
mural in the West Bank. A discussion
with filmmaker Bruce Barrett will follow.
Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Ave
212-505-5181 • iwagepeace.org

FRI NOV 27
5pm • Free
EVENT: BUY NOTHING DAY FREEGAN
FEAST. A community meal made from
discarded food. Cooking starts at 5pm
and dining starts around 8pm.
RSVP for location
347-724-6954 • freegan.info

SAT NOV 28
8pm • $20
BENEFIT: THANKS-4-GIVING.
City Winery hosts an evening of music
with blues guitarist John Hammond and
other artists. All proceeds go to the Food
Bank For New York City.
City Winery, 155 Varick St
212-608-0555 • citywinery.com

SUN NOV 29
3-7pm • Free
BAZAAR: THE REALLY REALLY FREE
MARKET. Anarchist group In Our Hearts
presents a monthly indoor bazaar featuring
free food, free clothes, live music and more.
Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square South
myspace.com/anewworldinourhearts

MON NOV 30
1pm • Free
MARCH: WORLD PEACE MARCH IN
NEW YORK CITY. The International
World March Team kicks off the American
leg of its six-continent tour in New
York City. Join them in a march for peace
from Brooklyn Borough Hall across the
bridge to City Hall.
Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St, Bklyn
worldmarchinnyc.org

8pm • $10/$19 sliding scale
DISCUSSION: PAUL AUSTER AND
JAVIER MARÍAS. Author Rick Moody
will introduce Paul Auster, the author
of The New York Trilogy and the
new novel Invisible. Wyatt Mason,
contributing editor at Harper’s, will
introduce the Spanish novelist Javier
Marías, who will be in the United
States for the first time in more than
20 years.
92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave
212-415-5500 • 92y.org

TUE DEC 1
12:01am • Free
MEMORIAL: WORLD AIDS DAY VIGIL.
For 24 hours, the names of people who
have died of HIV/AIDS will be read aloud
in remembrance and to raise awareness.
City Hall Park, Manhattan
347-473-7400 • housingworks.org

6:30-9:30pm • $20 adv/$25 door
BENEFIT: QUEER MEN’S EROTIC ART
WORKSHOP: AN EXHIBITION
COMMEMORATING WORLD AIDS
DAY. See the fantasy recreation of an
artist’s studio. Admission includes a
holiday cocktail with the artists and
models, a signed art piece and three
raffle tickets. The event benefits The
Center’s HIV/AIDS Youth Prevention
Program.
LGBT Center, 208 W 13th St
212-620-7310 • gaycenter.org

7pm • $7adv/$10 door/Free for students
DISCUSSION: “SEX. CONSENT.
POWER. PLEASURE.” A screening of
the film The Line and a panel discussion
with filmmaker Nancy Schwartzman,
Erin Burrows of Students Active For
Ending Rape, Joseph Samalin of Men
Can Stop Rape and Ignacio River, a sex
educator, organizer and performance
artist.
Gallery Bar, 120 Orchard St
rsvp@paradigmhiftnyc.com

7pm • $5 Suggested
DISCUSSION: SPORTS AND SEXUALITY:
FIGHTING FOR A LEVEL PLAYING
FIELD. Dave Zirin will discuss the
struggle for equality for women and
LGBTQ people in sports. Zirin is the
author of A People’s History of Sports in
the United States.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

WED DEC 2
6:30-8:30pm • Free
SCREENING: EL CÍRCULO. This
documentary, directed by José
Pedro Charlo and Aldo Garay, focuses
on a scientist who was imprisoned
under the Uruguayan dictatorship for
13 years.
El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Ave, Manhattan
RSVP: elmuseo.org

7pm • Free
BOOK PARTY: JOHN GERASSI’S
TALKING WITH SARTRE: CONVERSATIONS
AND DEBATES. This new book
is a result of a series of interviews
John Gerassi, who was authorized by
Jean-Paul Sartre to write his biography,
conducted with the legendary
existentialist in the early 1970s.
Revolution Books, 146 W 26th St
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org

8-10pm • Free
SCREENING: VOX POP MOVIE NIGHT.
Laugh and learn about democracy with
The Promise of New York, as ordinary
citizens battle incumbent Michael
Bloomberg for the position of mayor of
New York City.
Vox Pop Café, 1022 Cortelyou Rd, Bklyn
718-940-2084 • voxpopnet.net

THU DEC 3
6:15pm • Free
LECTURE: FIFTH ANNUAL EDWARD
SAID MEMORIAL LECTURE. Noam
Chomsky will deliver the Fifth Annual
Edward Said Memorial Lecture: “The
Unipolar Moment and the Culture of
Imperialism.” Presented by The Heyman
Center for the Humanities.
Columbia University, Altschul Hall
Room 417, 420 W 118th St
212-854-8443 • heymancenter.org

FRI DEC 4
7:30pm • $6/$10/$15 sliding scale
LECTURE: RIGHT-WING POPULISM &
WHITE RAGE. Policy analyst Chip Berlet
will discuss the rise and impact of rightwing
populism with Matthew N. Lyons,
author of Right-Wing Populism in America:
Too Close for Comfort.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

SUN DEC 6
10am-noon • $5
WORKSHOP: MUCH ADO ABOUT
MULCHING. Indoor lecture on composting
and mulching followed by a hands-on
experience in Tompkins Square Park.
Sustainable NYC, 139 Ave A
Register online: lesecologycenter.org