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INDY EVENTS CALENDAR NOV 20-27

The Indypendent Nov 20, 2009

FRI NOV 20
4pm-8pm • Free
PANEL DISCUSSION: THE QUEER CHILD AND TO SERVE GOD AND WAL-MART
Celebrate the release of two new books with a discussion panel featuring Kathryn Stockton, a professor at the University at Utah and the author of The Queer Child: Growing Sideways In The 20th Century, and Bethany Moreton, a professor at the University of Georgia and the author of To Serve God and Wal-Mart:  The Making of Christian Free Enterprise.
Department of Social and Cultural Analysis, New York University
20 Cooper Sq., 4th Fl
212-992-9540 • csgsnyu.org

SAT/SUN NOV 21-22
Sat., 10am-8pm; Sun., 9am-3pm • $20 /$50/$100 Sliding scale
MEETING: WORLD CAN’T WAIT NATIONAL GATHERING
Strategize and envision an anti-war movement at a time of ever-growing war.  Attend presentations on the war in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the U.S. PATRIOT Act and torture, and listen to speakers such as Debra Sweet, Elaine Brower, Matthis Chiroux, and Sunsara Taylor.
Alwan Center for the Arts
16 Beaver St
347-693-3319 • worldcantwait.net

SAT NOV 21
DEMONSTRATION: RALLY FOR SINGLE PAYER HEALTH CARE
Noon • Free
North Jersey Healthcare Now will be holding a rally to put pressure on our political leaders to put single-payer health care on the table. Hop across the river and join this collective action with our neighbor to the West.
Journal Square, Jersey City
Kennedy Blvd and Bergen Ave
billarmbruster@comcast.net • healthcare—now.org

SUN NOV 22
1-3pm • Free
PANEL DISCUSSION: WHAT IS THE NEW WAVE OF STUDENT ACTIVISM?
Join the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement’s November Unity Brunch with panelists Rosa Clemente, hip-hop activist and 2008 Vice Presidential candidate for the Green Party, and Hank Williams, an adjunct professor at City College of New York.
Community Service Society
105 E 22 St
718-254-8800 • mxgm.org

SUN NOV 22
3-4:30pm • Free, $8 for brunch
DISCUSSION: BEYOND IDENTITY POLITICS
Can individuals who embrace their race, gender and sexual orientation unite a cause or hurt it? This discussion intends to “link and sync our many-hued autonomous movements into a powerful, unified force for real change.” Hosted by the Freedom Socialist Party.
Freedom Hall
113 W 128th St
212-222-0633 • socialism.com

MON NOV 23
7pm • $5 suggested
PEFORMANCE: SPEAKING OF FEMME III
New York’s Femme Family is hosting a literary event that highlights the queer femme voices.  The Femme Family is an “open community of self-identified queer Femmes of all genders that seeks to explore, subvert and celebrate notions of femininity.”  Join the open mic or just listen to stories about gender.
Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

TUE NOV 24
6-9pm • Free
BOOK TALK: BOLIVIA’S RADICAL TRADITION
Author S. Sandor John will discuss his book Bolivia’s Radical Tradition: Permanent
Revolution in the Andes
.  The author will be joined by James Dunkerley, the director of the University of London’s Institute for the Study of the Americas, Jose Louis Renique, a professor of Latin American History at Lehman College, and Sinclair Thomson, a professor at New York University’s Department of History.
City University of New York Graduate Center
365 Fifth Ave
s_an@msn.com • gc.cuny.edu

TUE NOV 24
7pm • $5 suggestion
PERFORMANCE: WOMENS’/TRANS’ POETRY JAM AND OPEN MIC
Listen to a night of empowering feminist slam poetry with Joanne Pagano Weber and Stephanie Romeo. Hosted by Vittoria Repetto. Give eight minutes of your best poetry, prose, songs and spoken word.
Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

FRI NOV 27
8pm • $10
PERFORMANCE: KITSCH OR TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE
This play is a Bertolt Brecht-influenced retelling of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors. Set at the time of the falling of the Berlin Wall, the play is about a pair of twins who grow up on opposite sides of the wall.
Theater for the New City
155 First Ave
212-254-1109 • theaterforthenewcity.net

FRI NOV 27
7pm • Free
EVENT: CRITICAL MASS MANHATTAN
Join cyclists as they ride through the city on the last Friday of the month. This may be the last Critical Mass of the year without snow, so bring your wheels!
Union Square Park North
212-802-8222 • times-up.org

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