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Indypendent Staff Apr 22, 2010

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FRI APRIL 23-MON MAY 3
TOUR: SEA SHEPHERD. Come tour the
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society’s
flagship, the Steve Irwin, while it is
docked in New York City before leaving
to confront Bluefin tuna poachers. Tours
will run daily from 10 am-3 pm. To participate
in the onshore volunteer team, email
nyc@seashepherd.org. For location
details, visit website listed below.
360-370-5650 • seashepherd.org

SUN APRIL 25
7pm • Free
READING: EL MONSTRUO AND
IRAQIGIRL. Join John Ross for a reading
from his book El Monstruo: Dread and
Redemption in Mexico City and the book
IraqiGirl: Diary of a Teenage Girl in Iraq,
which he edited.
Bluestockings Books, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

MON APRIL 26
7pm • Free
SCREENING: THE COCA-COLA CASE.
Come to the New York premiere of the
film that Coca-Cola, Co. tried to censor.
All those attending will receive a free
DVD or Stop Killer Coke T-shirt, as long
as supplies last.
Tishman Auditorium, NYU School of Law
Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Sq South
718-852-2808 • law.nyu.edu

THU APRIL 29
4pm • Free
MARCH ON WALL STREET. Join
protesters in demanding accountability
from Wall Street and an end to predatory
lending.
City Hall Park, Chambers St
(btw Broadway and Park Row)
212-777-6040 • aflcio.org

7-8pm • Free
READING: BUST MAGAZINE’S SPOKEN
WORD EXTRAVAGANZA . This reading
will be hosted by poet and BUST writer
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz and will feature
poetry by a National Book Award
nominee, a Golden Globe nominee and
a Women of the World Poetry Slam
champion.
Strand Book Store, 828 Broadway
212-473-1452 • strandbooks.com

FRI APRIL 30
7pm • Free
DISCUSSION: GREEN GONE WRONG.
Author and Demos Senior Fellow
Heather Rogers and climatologist James
Hansen will discuss “green products” and
Rogers’ new book, Green Gone Wrong:
How Our Economy is Undermining the
Environmental Revolution
. RSVP online.
CUNY Graduate Center,
Proshanky Auditorium, 365 Fifth Ave
212-633-1405 • emos.org

SAT MAY 1
9am-5pm • Free
EVENT: BRONX FOOD SUMMIT. The
first Bronx Food Summit will feature
workshops on where to find, prepare and
grow healthy food in the Bronx. Register
online.
Hostos Community College
500 Grand Concourse, Bronx
718-590-3500
bronxboropres.nyc.gov/bronxfood.html

Noon • Free
RALLY: IMMIGRANT RIGHTS. The 6th
annual May Day march and rally for
worker and immigrant rights will be held
at Union Square.
212-633-6646 • may1.info

1-7pm • Free
FAIR: ZINE AND SMALL PRESS.
Support zines and small presses in New
York. This event features readings, live
music and a puppet show.
Ding Dong Lounge, 929 Columbus Ave
maydaydingdong.blogspot.com
dingdongtable@gmail.com

TUE MAY 4
5pm • Free
ACTION: KEEP AMERICA MOVING.
Join the Transport Workers Union and
other labor activists for Keep America
Moving’s first Day of Action for affordable
mass transit.
Penn Station, Eighth Ave and 33rd St
347-739-4376 • keepamericamoving.org

THU MAY 6
9am-6pm • Free
PROTEST: STOP MOUNTAIN TOP
REMOVAL. JP Morgan Chase funds the
devastating coal-mining process known
as mountaintop removal, which pollutes
water and air and destroys wilderness.
Protests will be held at Chase branches,
offices and ATMs across the country.
1-800-989-RAIN • dirtymoney.org

SUN MAY 2
1:30pm • Free
RALLY: NUCLEAR NON-PRO LIFERA-
TION . Leaders from across the globe
will convene at the United Nations to
discuss nuclear non-proliferation. Join
us and march to demand a nuclear-free
future. Meet at Seventh Ave and 41st
St and march down 42nd St to U.N. Headquarters.
The event will close with the
International Peace and Music Festival
in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 47th St,
btwn First and Second Ave.
peaceandjusticenow.org

SAT MAY 15
12-5pm • Free
FAIR: BROOKLYN PEACE FAIR. Sponsored
by Brooklyn for Peace, the fair will
feature 100 community organizations
and will include a talk by the founder
of SOA Watch, Fr. Roy Bourgeois, and
performances by SpiritChild, MetroSonics
and more.
Brooklyn College Campus,
2900 Bedford Ave, Bklyn
718-624-5921 • brooklynforpeace.org

SUN MAY 16
12pm • Free
PARADE: VEGGIE PRIDE. Come
celebrate animal rights and vegetarian
and vegan lifestyles at the third annual
Veggie Pride Parade. The procession
will start in the West Village at noon with
participants marching to the north end of
Union Square, where exhibitors, speakers
and live music will follow.
212-242-0011 • veggieprideparade.org

TUE MAY 18
6pm • Free
OPEN HOUSE: MEET THE INDYPENDENT.
Come check out our new office and mingle
with Indypendent editors and volunteers.
Light refreshments will be served.
666 Broadway, Suite 500
212-904-1282
contact@indypendent.org