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Indypendent Staff Mar 11, 2010

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FRI-SUN MARCH 19-21
Fri: 7pm-9pm; Sat/Sun 10am-9pm
See website for admission fees.
CONFERENCE: LEFT FORUM. “The Center
Cannot Hold: Rekindling the Radical
Imagination.” Last year’s conference had
more than 200 panels, 600 speakers and
3,000 attendees. Join us this year.
Pace University, 1 Pace Plaza
212-817-2003 • leftforum.org

FRI MARCH 19
Noon • Free
RIDE : BUREAU OF ORGANIZED
BIKELANE SAFETY. The newly formed
Bureau of Organized Bikelane Safety
team invites cyclists to join a ride through
Midtown bike lanes. The ride is intended
to promote safety and increased enforcement
in bike lanes. Rally to follow in
Bryant Park at 12:45pm.
Meet at Madison Square Park, 23rd and
Broadway • 917-494-8164 • times-up.org

SAT MARCH 20
7pm • $10
READINGS: WOMEN ’S HISTORY
MONTH POETRY. Join poets Prisionera,
Gloria Fontanez, Seary, Maria Aponte,
Passion, Mia and Jamica for “Yes We
Can: Women’s History Month Poetry.”
Nuyorican Poets Cafe, 236 E 3rd St
212-780-9386 • nuyorican.org

7:30 pm • $13
SCREENING: TIBET IN HARLEM. The
Search
, directed by Padma Tseten, is a
road movie that explores a disappearing
culture as it follows a Tibetan film
director’s search for actors for his next
film followed by a discussion with the
filmmaker.
Maysles Institute, 343 Lenox Ave
212-582-6050 • mayslesinstitute.org

MON MARCH 22
7pm • Free
SCREENING: DEATH AND TAXES. The
military consumes 30 percent of federal
spending, according to the War Resisters
League. In this 30-minute documentary,
more than 20 people explain why and
how they refuse to fund war. Followed by
a discussion.
Judson Memorial Church, 241 W Thompson
St • 718-768-7306 • warresisters.org

7pm • Free
READING: A POST-CAPITALIST
FUTURE. Political economists Leo
Panitch and Sam Gindin will read from
and discuss their new book, In and Out
of Crisis: The Global Financial Meltdown
and Left Alternatives
.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

7pm • Free
READING: ART AND SOCIAL JUSTICE.
Beverly Naidus will read from her new
book, Arts For Change: Teaching Outside
the Frame
. There will also be a discussion
with some of the featured artists.
Revolution Books, 146 W 26th St
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org

TUE MARCH 23
7pm • $5 Sugg
DISCUSSION: DIRECT ACTION IN
HEALTHCARE ACTIVISM. Katie Robbins
of Heathcare-NOW!, Dr. Laura Boylan
of Physicians for a National Health
Program, and Laurie Wen of ACT Up will
discuss how to bring the single-payer option
back into the healthcare discussion.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

7:30pm • $13
SCREENING: SPOTLIGHT ON EMERGING
FILMMAKERS. Four Rivers, directed
by Tenzin Phuntsog, presents a series of
vignettes of the Mount Kailash region in
Tibet. A discussion with the filmmakers
will follow.
Maysles Institute, 343 Lenox Ave
212-582-6050 • mayslesinstitute.org


THUR MARCH 25
7pm • Free
DISCUSSION: FBI ENTRAPMENT.
Activists, lawyers and family members
of alleged suspects will share stories of
FBI entrapment, preemptive prosecution
and the targeting of Muslim communities
since 9/11.
40 Washington Sq S, Vanderbilt Rm 220,
NYU • globalvoiceforjustice.uma.hm

SAT MARCH 27
10am-4pm • $35/$55
SEMINAR: CAPITAL: A CRITIQUE OF
THE PRESENT. Randy Martin will present
a 1-day seminar using Marx’s Capital
to understand present circumstances.
Martin is the author of On Your Marx:
Rethinking Socialism and
The Left and
Financialization of Daily Life
.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

1pm-4pm • Free
SCREENING: YOUTH VOICES UNCEN –
SORED. The winning films from the
National Coalition Against Censorship’s
Sixth Annual film contest will be shown.
Poet Kahlil Almustafa will perform.
Ticket reservation recommended.
New York Film Academy, 100 E 17th St
212-807-6222 x19 • yfen@ncac.org

SUN MARCH 28
11:15am • Free
TALK: “NEW YORK’S OTHER ENVIRON –
MENTAL HISTORY.” This talk will highlight
the efforts of women and people
of color toward establishing parks and
green space in New York City.
New York Society for Ethical Culture,
2 W 64th St • 212-874-5210 • nysec.org

1pm-4:30pm • Free
FORUM: NUCLEAR WEAPONS-FREE
WORLD. Actor, writer and United Nations
representative Vinnie Burrows
will moderate this forum with Dr. Horace
G. Campbell, Frida Berrigan and Judith
LeBlanc.
The Riverside Church, Assembly Hall,
490 Riverside Dr
grannypeacebrigade.org

THUR APRIL 1
4pm-5pm • Free
VIGIL: 2,100 POLITICAL PRISONERS.
Amnesty International activists host
bi-weekly vigils to bring attention to
the case of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Aung San Suu Kyi and the 2,100 political
prisoners being held in Myanmar.
Myanmar Mission, 10 E 77th St
212-633-4215 • amnestyusa.org/suukyi

7pm • $5 Sugg
PRE SENTATION: “GRAVEYARD
OF EMPIRES.” This presentation by
Afghan-American sisters Laimah and
Wazhmah Osma will examine the realities
in Afghanistan, the increased U.S.
military presence there and the role of
the Western media in the war on terror.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

FRI APRIL 2
7pm • $7
READING: A WORLD OF POETRY. The
Zephyr Poets of Los Angeles will read
along with New York-based writers
about war, loss and identity sexuality.
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery
212-614-0505 • bowerypoetry.com

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