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The Indypendent Sep 5, 2010

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FRI-SUN SEPT 10-12
Varying • Free
FESTIVAL: HOWL!
HOWL! Arts Inc. presents its seventh annual performing arts festival, featuring cutting edge art, fantasy, fun and superb family entertainment. Check online for performance times.
Tompkins Square Park, 7th -10th St at Aves A and B
212-274-1111 • howlfestival.com

SAT SEPT 11

7pm • $5 suggested
DISCUSSION: COMMUNITY AND RESISTANCE.
Jordan Flaherty will lead a discussion about using independent media to promote social justice struggles. Other speakers include Victoria Law, the author of Resistance Behind Bars, and Jesse Muhammad, a social media strategist and journalist.
Bluestockings Books, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

6pm • Free
BENEFIT ART AUCTION: STRICTLY GRASSROOTS.
Join the Underground Arts Collective for an art auction and exhibition for the families and children of Strycker’s Bay Neighborhood Council, Inc., a community group that works for affordable housing and youth programs in the Upper West Side.
El Taller Latino Americano, 2710 Broadway
212-665-9460 • tallerlatino.org

SUN SEPT 12
All day • Free
FESTIVAL: BROOKLYN BOOK FESTIVAL.
The Brooklyn Book Festival will feature an array of literary greats and emerging authors along with themed readings and lively panel discussions.
Brooklyn Borough Hall 209 Joralemon St, Bklyn
718-802-3852 • brooklynbookfestival.org

TUE SEPT 14
7pm • Sugg $15, Students $5
BOOK LAUNCH: AN EVENING WITH DAVID HARVEY.
This benefit for Revolution Books will celebrate David Harvey’s new book, The Enigma of Capital.
P.S. 41, 116 W 11th St
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org

THU SEPT 16
7pm • Free DISCUSSION: THE SOUTH IN THE ‘60S: WOMEN IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT.
The CUNY Graduate Center continues its Civil Rights Movement programming this fall with a discussion about the contribution of women during the Civil Rights era. Reservation is required to attend (visit www.gc.cuny.edu/events to RSVP).
CUNY Graduate Center Elebash Recital Hall, 365 Fifth Ave
212-817-8215 • web.gc.cuny.edu

SAT SEPT 18
7pm • Free
READING: CREATING A MOVEMENT WITH TEETH.
Join editor Daniel Burton- Rose and anarcha-feminist Bo Brown for a discussion of their new book.
Bluestockings Books, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

MON SEPT 20
7pm • Free
SPEAKER: SAMUEL MOYN.
Listen to the author of The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History.
McNally Jackson Books, 52 Prince St
212-274-1160 • mcnallyjackson.com

SAT SEPT 25
9am-5pm • Free
CONFERENCE: 6TH ANNUAL WESTSIDE TENANTS CONFERENCE.
This free conference will have several workshops designed to help inform and protect tenants. Workshop topics include: finding an affordable apartment, how housing court works, an overview of laws for tenants and how to organize tenants.
Fordham Law School Edith Guldi Platt Atrium & McNally Amphitheater, 140 W 62nd St
212-757-1832 • law.fordham.edu

WED SEPT 29

5:30pm • Free
MEETING: NYQUEER.
NYQueer works to increase access to resources that help teachers and schools form safe, inclusive environments that support individual differences of identity and self-expression. Please bring a photo ID.
CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave, Rm 5414
nyqueer@nycore.org • nycore.org/ get-involved/nyqueer

TUE OCT 7
All day • Free
DAY OF ACTION: NATIONAL ACTIONS TO DEFEND PUBLIC EDUCATION.
Join education activists for a national day of action for public education. Organizers are calling on students, teachers, faculty, staff, workers and parents to come together to defend public education.
defendcapubliceducation.wordpress.com

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