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Community Calendar Oct.-Nov.

The Indypendent Oct 25

Please send event announcements to indyevents@gmail.com.

FRI OCT 22
3pm • Free
PROTEST: STOP POLICE BRUTALITY. Join the October 22 Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation for their 16th annual protest against police brutality. There will be a teach-in followed by a rally and march.
Union Square Park South
866-235-7814 • october22-ny.org

7pm • Free
BENEFIT: BINGO-WEEN FOR BOOKS THROUGH BARS. Join Books Through Bars for their annual Bingo Fundraiser. Prizes include: $100 tattoo from NY Adorned, IFC year-long membership, magnificent meals at Pure Food & Wine and Caravan of Dreams, sex toys from Babeland and more. Costumes are encouraged. All proceeds will be used to buy postage to send free books to prisoners.
ABC No Rio, 156 Rivington St
212-254-3697 • abcnorio.org

SAT OCT 23
7pm • $15 suggested
BENEFIT: BROOKLYN POETS AGAINST WAR. Come listen to readings by Tina Chang, poet laureate of Brooklyn; Donald Lev, publisher of Home Planet News;
Daryl Wise, author of Poems and Other Stuff; and Sapphire, author of the novel Push. This event is sponsored by Brooklyn For Peace and the Park Slope United Methodist Church’s Social Action Committee. Reception and refreshments to follow.
Park Slope United Methodist Church,
410 6th St, Bklyn
718-788-2114 • brooklynpeace.org

SUN OCT 24
4pm • Free
DISCUSSION: SOLUTIONS TO CAPITALIST ECOLOGICAL CRISIS. Join acclaimed writers, John Bellamy Foster, editor of Monthly Review, and Chris Williams, author of Ecology and Socialism, for a discussion of the environmental crisis — its causes, but most important, possible solutions. This event is co-sponsored by Monthly Review and Haymarket books.
New York University Kimmel Center,
Rm. 802, 60 Washington Sq. South
917-573-0708 • monthlyreview.org

MON OCT 25
6pm • Free
CONCERT: DIEGO ALVAREZ MUNOZ AND AQUILES BAEZ. These two talented musicians — one a percussionist and the other on guitar — will play a rich repertoire of Venezuelan and Latin American songs.
Venezuelan Consulate, 7 E 51st St
ven.newyork@gmail.com

THU OCT 28
6pm • Free
OPENING: G/IRL–WOMEN PHOTOGRAPHERS EMERGING IN DIGITAL CULTURE. G/IRL showcases the work of women using digital culture to explore and establish a life in photography. The show includes work of “prodigies” Olivia Bee and Lauren Withrow, as well as established artists such as Lauren Ward and Kava Gorna.
G/IRL Pop Up Gallery, 300 West 22nd St
646-438-9549 • artcat.com

7pm • $5
SCREENING: A LITANY FOR SURVIVAL — THE LIFE AND WORK OF AUDRE LORDE. Come learn more about Audre Lorde, a black lesbian, poet, mother, teacher and activist whose writings articulated some of the most important social and political visions of her era. Snacks provided. A discussion will follow the film.
Freedom Hall, 113 West 128th St
212-222-0633 • socialism.com

FRI OCT 29

7pm • $20/$10 students
DIALOGUE: IN THE AGE OF OBAMA, PART II: POLICE TERROR, INCARCERATION, NO JOBS, MIS-EDUCATION. Come listen to a dialogue between Cornel West and Carl Dix about what the future holds for our youth. Proceeds to benefit Revolution Books and the Prisoners Revolutionary Literature Fund.
Aaron Davis Hall, 150 Convent Ave
212-281-9240 • harlemstage.org

SAT NOV 6
9am-6pm • $20/$10 for students and low-income individuals
CONFERENCE: THE ECONOMIC CRISIS AND LEFT RESPONSES. The future is especially uncertain, and “the new normal” may prove to be very difficult, economically and politically.
This conference will focus on a discussion of leftist solutions to the current crisis. Speakers will include David Harvey, Rick Wolff, Fred Moseley and Anne Jaclard.
One Pace Plaza, 161 William St
888-579-2245
marxisthumanistinitiative.org

8pm • $15 suggested
CONCERT: HARMONIC INSURGENCE AND ROY ZIMMERMAN AT THE PEOPLES’ VOICE CAFE. A cappella vocal ensemble that sings music from many cultures in four-part harmony, plus singer-songwriter who brings the sting of satire to the struggle for peace and social justice.
Community Church of New York
Unitarian Universalist, 40 East 35th St
peoplesvoicecafe.org

MON NOV 8

7:30pm • Free
PANEL: GROUND ZERO TOLERANCE: RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND AMERICA’S CULTURE WAR. Come listen to a discussion of the controversy over the Park 51 Cultural Center. Panelists include Zead Ramadan, chairman of New York Council on American-Islamic Relations; Wendy Kaminer, lawyer and social critic; Kristen Saloomey, correspondent for Al Jazeera; and journalist Brendan O’Neill. The discussion will be moderated by Alan Miller, co-director of NY Salon.
Wollman Hall, The New School, 65 West 11th St
nysaloninfo@yahoo.com • nysalon.org

WED NOV 10
6pm • Free
SCREENING & DISCUSSION: DRAWING THE LINE: SEX AND CONSENT, A CONVERSATION ABOUT THE LANGUAGE OF RAPE. Women’s eNews invites you to attend a film screening of The Line, followed by a panel discussion featuring Kelly McBride of the Poynter Institute; Joseph Samalin, the Coordinator of Training & Technical Assistance at Men Can Stop Rape; and filmmaker Nancy Schwartzman.
WeNews Headquarters, 6th Fl, 6 Barclay St • 212-244-1720 • womensenews.org

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