Weekly Calendar for 3/5 – 3/12

Indypendent Staff Mar 5, 2010

7pm • $5 Sugg
PRESENTATION: PROMETHEUS RADIO, “PARTICIPATORY COMMUNITY MEDIA.” Prometheus Radio Project and Palabra Radio team up to hold a workshop highlighting various community media projects throughout the Western hemisphere.
Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 •  



8:30AM-5:30PM• Free
SYMPOSIUM: Come Join us as Hunter College hosts the Center for Women’s Global Leadership 20th Anniversary Symposium.

Hunter College Assembly Hall, E 68th St and Lexington Ave

212-620-7310 •

2:30pm • Free
DEMONSTRATION:  In honor of International Women’s Day, join the march and visit various sites of women’s oppression in and around Harlem. Meet at 125th St and Amerstdam Ave.

7pm-9pm • Free
THEATER: “MARX IN SOHO.” Democracy Now host Amy Goodman will host this special performance of “Marx in Soho,” by the late great historian, Howard Zinn.
New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 W 64th St
212-874-5210 •


6pm-7pm • Free
RALLY: Radio Free Fahad
VIGIL: Monday will mark the 1,371st day of Fahad Hashmi’s incarceration and the 871st day since the implementation of SAMs (Special Administrative Measures). Fahad’s trial is set for late April and our work is now more important than ever.
Metropolitan Correctional Center, Pearl St at Park Row.

6pm-Midnight • $20
CONCERT: “A VOICE FOR AYITI!”  Come support this benefit concert for Haitian women and children to raise money for two charities working in Haiti.
DROM, 85 Avenue A
212-777-1157 •


7:30pm-10pm • $6/$10/$15
DISCUSSION: DIRECT ACTION, CONSENSUS AND PREFIGURATION.  Former members of the Movement for a New Society, including George Lakey, Betsy Raasch-Gilman, Bob Irwin, and Nancy Brigham, will discuss their experiences and draw insightful lessons for movement building today.
The Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 •


7pm • Free
READING: DAMIAN PLATT, “CULTURE IS OUR WEAPON.” Damian Platt will read from his book “Culture Is Our Weapon: Making Music and Changing Lives in Rio de Janeiro,” about Grupo Cultural AfroReggae, an organization of musicians and activists from the favelas of Rio de Janiero.
Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 •  


7:30pm-9pm • Free
MEETING: WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND SOCIALIST REVOLUTION. Come and discuss the legendary German Socialist Clara Zetkin, the fiery speaker, fierce anti-fascist and the very mother of International Women’s Day.  A Caribbean dinner will be served at 7pm for a $9 donation.
Freedom Hall, 113 W 128th St
212-222-0633 • 


7PM • $5 Suggested

MEETING: “US SOCIAL FORUM: ORGANIZING REGIONAL POWER.”  Local activists and organizers are invited to participate in a five-part series building towards the second United States Social Forum in Detroit this June.

Bluestockings Bookstore, 172 Allen St.
212-777-6028 •



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