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Indypendent Staff Dec 11, 2009

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WED DEC 16
7:30 pm • $6/$10/$15
DISCUSSION AND PERFORMANCE:
MONEY JUNGLE: THE AESTHETICS
AND ECONOMICS OF INDEPENDENT
MUSIC. This presentation will focus on
the struggle of independent musicians to
develop their craft in struggling economy.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

THU DEC 17
7pm • Free
BOOK RELEASE: GRAFFITI NEW YORK.
Author Eric Felisbret, as well as many of
the artists featured in the book, will be
available to sign copies.
Revolution Books, 146 W 26th St
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org

FRI DEC 18
8pm • $10/$6 kids
MUSIC: THIRD FRIDAY WITH THE PARK
SLOPE FOOD COOP
. An evening of music
with singer/songwriters David Roche and
Anne Keating.
The Good Coffeehouse Music Parlor
53 Prospect Park West, Bklyn
718-768-2972 • gchmusic.org

SAT DEC 19
1-3pm • Free
PROTEST: HOLIDAY CAROLING FOR
JUSTICE. Demonstrators will sing parody
Christmas carols outside the Leviev
jewelry store at 700 Madison Ave as
part of a boycott against Lev Leviev’s
companies for their roles in Israeli settlement
construction and diamond-related
human rights abuses in Angola.
Adalah-NY : The Coalition for Justice in
the Middle East
adalahny.org

7:30-8:30pm • Free
PERFORMANCE: COQUITO CABARET.
El Museo del Barrio will host a holiday
extravaganza with performance artist
Carmelita Tropicana and comic/actress
Marga Gomez.
El Café, El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave
212-831-7272 • elmuseo.org

MON DEC 21
6-9pm • $20
THEATER: LA CONTESSA’S CHRISTMAS
CAROL
. A campy version of A Christmas
Carol
to benefit the Center and The LGBT
Theatre Company. Reception starts at
6pm, show starts at 7pm.
LGBT Center, 208 W 13th St
212-620-7310 • gaycenter.org

SUN DEC 27
1-4pm • Free
ACTION: SOLIDARITY MARCH AND
RALLY. Meet at Rockefeller Center and
march to the Israeli Mission and the
United Nations in support of Palestine.
Al-Awda: The Palestine Right to Return
Coalition, 50th St and Fifth Ave
718-228-8636 • al-awdany.org

6-9pm • $6
BENEFIT: RADICAL LITERATURE. A
benefit for Revolution Books and a tribute
to Edna St. Vincent Millay, with special
guests Postcard Poets from Purgatory
Pie Press and music by Foamola.
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery
212-614-0505 • bowerypoetry.com

WED DEC 30
7pm • $8
READINGS: THREE ROOMS PRESS
PRESENTS 3 BOOKS AND A BAND.
Three author readings of new releases
from Three Rooms Press and music by
The JDs. Peter Carlaftes will read from
A Year on Facebook, George Wallace
will read from Poppin’ Johnny and Jane
Ormerod will read from Recreational
Vehicles on Fire
.
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery
212-614-0505 • bowerypoetryclub.com

THU DEC 31
10:30pm • Free
PARTY: NEW YEAR’S EVE BIKE RIDE
AND AFTER PARTY. Meet under the
arch at Washington Square Park and ride
or skate to Belvedere Castle in Central
Park. Or come to the castle at 11:45pm for
music, dancing and fireworks.
Time’s Up!
212-802-8222 • times-up.org

SAT JAN 2
8-10:30pm • $15 Sugg
MUSIC: PEOPLES’ VOICE CAFÉ.
Performances by Kim and Reggie Harris
and Jon Fromer.
Peoples’ Voice Café, Community Church
of NY Unitarian Universalist
, 40 E 35th St
212-787-3903 • peoplesvoicecafe.org

SUN JAN 3
10am-4pm • Free
RECYCLING: E-WASTE RECYCLING DAY.
The Lower East Side Ecology Center will
hold an electronics recycling day. Drop
off computers, printers, televisions, cell
phones and more. Contact for details.
17th St and Broadway
212-477-4022 • lesecologycenter.org

TUE JAN 5
8-11pm • Free
MUSIC: VOX POP BLUES NIGHT. A night
of great blues music with guitar master
Michael Powers.
Vox Pop Café, 1022 Cortelyou Rd, Bklyn
718-940-2084 • voxpopnet.net

WED JAN 6
8:45am • Free
EVENT: COURT SUPPORT. The first day
of court for Syed Fahad, a U.S. citizen who
has been in solitary confinement for two
and a half years while awaiting trial. Supporters
will meet at U.S. District Court,
500 Pearl St
The Free Fahad Campaign
freefahad.com

11am-1pm • Free
PARADE: THREE KINGS DAY PARADE.
El Museo del Barrio presents its traditional
Three Kings Day Parade through
the streets of El Barrio featuring music
and dancing.
El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave
212-831-7272 • elmuseo.org

MON JAN 11
All Day • Free
EVENT: FAST AND VIGIL TO SHUT
DOWN GUANTÁNAMO. The fast begins
on the 8th anniversary of the creation of
Guantánamo Bay detention center, which
will end Jan. 22, one year after President
Obama signed an executive order to close
the prison within a year. Events will be
held in NYC and Washington, D.C.
Witness Against Torture
witnesstorture.org

TUE JAN 12
6-7pm • Free
JOIN US: The Indypendent will host an
informational meeting for new volunteers.
Email volunteer@indypendent.org for
information.

FRI JAN 15
INTERNSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE:
The Indypendent is currently accepting
applications for its Spring Reporting Internship
that starts Feb. 1. For application,
email internships@indypendent.org.

SUN JAN 17
5-7pm • $10 Door
INDYPENDENT FUNDRAISER: Meet
Remi Kanazi, editor of Poets for Palestine,
and Indypendent journalists returning
from Gaza, who will discuss the current
situation in Palestine. Hors d’oeuvres and
cash bar.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-904-1282 • indypendent.org

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