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Weekly Calendar for 3/19-3/26

Indypendent Staff Mar 20, 2010

FRI MAR 19
7pm • Free
EXHIBITION: IDES OF MARCH ABC No Rio’s seventh biennial “Ides of March” Exhibition opens this weekend with over 50 artists on four floors, running through April 9th. Opening festivities include a special musical performance Sunday evening at 7.
ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St
212-254-3697 • abcnorio.org

SAT MAR 20
9am • $3/5
CONFERENCE: GROWTOGETHER. Get ready for spring with this series of conferences and programs on youth gardening at the 26th Annual GrowTogether Conference.
Hostos Community College, 149 St & The Grand Concourse
212-788-8070 • greenthumbnyc.org

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 MAR 22
7pm • Free
READING: IN AND OUT OF CRISIS. Political economists Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin will be reading and discussing their book, “In And Out Of Crisis: The Global Financial Meltdown and Left Alternatives.”
Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

7pm • Free DISCUSSION: ARTS FOR CHANGE Beverly Naidus, Greg Sholette, Emily Caigan and Magdalena Gomez on Naidus’ new book. Moderated by Andy Zee of Revolution Books.
Revolution Books, 146 W. 26th Street
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org

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

7:30pm • $6/10/15
DISCUSSION: FROM HERE TO THERE Celebrate this collection of previously unpublished talks and essays by historian and activist Staughton Lynd with the books editor, Andrej Grubacic.
The Brecht Forum, 451 West Street
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

TUE MAR 23
7pm • $5 Sugg
DISCUSSION: DIRECT ACTION IN HEALTHCARE ACTIVISM. Sick from the endless “debate” on healthcare that has been congesting the mainstream media and clogging up political discourse? Join this discussion on how to rehabilitate the single-payer option, featuring speakers from Healthcare-NOW!, Physicians for a National Health Program, and ACT UP.
Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

6pm-7:30 • Free
DISCUSSION: Meet the Farmers: Learn more about the Lower East Side Food Coop and Comunity Supporteed Agriculture.
Educational Alliance, 197 East Broadway
lesfoodcoop@gmail.com • lesfoodcoop.org

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

THU MARCH 25
6:30pm • Free
LECTURE: WORKERS RIGHTS AND THE TRIANGLE
SHIRTWAIST FIRE. On the 99th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist
Factory fire, David Von Drehle, author of The Fire That Changed America, will
discuss how the fire, which killed 146 workers, impacted workers’ rights.
Tenement Museum, 108 Orchard St
212-982-8420 • tenement.org

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

FRI MARCH 26
9am-6pm • Free
CONFERENCE: STRATEGIES FOR A MALNOURISHED PLANET. Hosted by NYU’s International Public Service Association, keynote by Francis Moore Lappe of the Small Planet Institute.
60 Washington Square, Kimmel Center, 9th floor
ipsawagner.club@nyu.edu • ipsaspringconference.weebly.com

SAT MARCH 27
7pm • Free
SCREENING: “¡SALUD!”. This film follows some of the 28,000 Cuban health professionals serving in 68 countries & explores the hearts & minds of int’l medical students in Cuba–now numbering 30,000, including nearly 100 from the USA. Sponsor: Private Health Insurance Must Go!
RSVP for location
info@phimg.org • phimg.org

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
Financializing of Daily Life.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

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