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The Indypendent Oct 4, 2010

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TUE OCT 5
6pm • Free
BOOK PARTY: THE LOST SOUL OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
Come celebrate the publication of Ellen Schrecher’s new book, which discusses the corporate assault on academic freedom.
Tamiment Library Elmer Holmes Bobst Library 10th fl 70 Washington Sq South
212-998-2630 • Zk3@nyu.edu

THU OCT 7

4pm • Free
RALLY & MARCH: NATION AL DAY OF ACTION TO DEFEND PUBLIC EDUCATION.
In New York, supporters of public education will rally and then march through Harlem from 125th St. to the City College of New York.
Harlem State Office Building 163 W. 125th St.
march4ny@gmail.com • defendeducation.org

SAT OCT 9
8pm • $15 suggested
SHOW: JIM PAGE & DAVE LIPPMAN.
Page, who just released his 19th album, Ghost Bikes, has served as a model for many of today’s songwriters. Lippman, a satirical folk singer with a social justice bent, has thrilled audiences of all ages with his post-corporate comic stylings. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist, 40 East 35th St
212-787-3903 • peoplesvoicecafe.org

SUN OCT 10
1pm • $12
CONCERT: MOUNTAINS AND GARDENS SAVE US!
Join Reverend Billy and The Church of Life After Shopping gospel choir as they defend community gardens and pressure UBS Bank to withdraw its financing of mountaintop removal coal mining in Appalachia.
Highline Ballroom, 431 West 16th St
212-414-5994 • highlineballroom.com

7pm • TBA
CONCERT: JAMSTERDAM 350. This concert and arts event is part of 350.org’s effort to raise awareness about the climate crisis. Come listen to local musicians and support a great cause — all proceeds go to the Green School in Brooklyn.
Sullivan Hall, 505 8th Ave
866-468-7619 • nyjamsterdam@gmail.com

11am–6pm • Free
FESTIVAL: 22ND ECOFEST.
This year’s ECOFEST, sponsored by West Side Cultural Center, will feature dynamic exhibits — including the Sources of Energy Other Than Oil vehicles exhibit — environmental groups, a recycling Olympics, music and dancing.
Battery Park City Esplanade Plaza, South of North Cove Marina
212-496-2030 • ecofest.org

TUE OCT 12
6pm • Free
PANEL DISCUSSION: BLACK WOMEN AND COMMERCIALIZED BEAUTY. Join panelists Dr. Dana-ain Davis, professor of Urban Studies at Queens College and Eisa Ulen Richardson, author of Crystelle Mourning, for a fresh and contemporary perspective on this complex and controversial subject.
CUNY Graduate Center, Rm 9204, 365 5th Ave
212-817-2076 • events.cuny.edu

WED OCT 13

6pm • Free
EXHIBIT OPENING: ‘INTERRUPTED LIFE: INCARCERATED MOTHERS IN THE UNITED STATES.’ A dramatic exhibit of painting, drawings, sculpture and photography that documents the experiences of incarcerated persons in the United States. CUNY Graduate Center, Rm 6304.01, 365 5th Ave
212-817-8751 • events.cuny.edu

THU OCT 14

7pm • Free
READING: MUZZLING A MOVEMENT. Attorney and author Dara Lovitz will discuss her book Muzzling a Movement: The Effects of Anti-Terrorism Law, Money, and Politics on Animal Activism.
Bluestockings Books, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

THU OCT 14- SUN OCT 17

All day • $12-$15 per screening; $85 festival pass
FESTIVAL: 3RD ANNUAL QUEER BLACK CINEMA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL.
This four-day film festival includes screenings of award-winning films, workshops, panel discussions and networking mixers. The festival is sponsored by the Queer Black Cinema Institute and Gay Men of African Descent.
National Black Theatre, 2031 5th Ave
212-722-3800 • queerblackcinema.org

FRI OCT 15- SUN OCT 17
Varying • $85
CONFERENCE: PRESERVATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE IN NE W YORK CITY.
Policy makers, architects, environmentalists and others will gather at Columbia University to explore how preservation can be integrated into New York City’s climate change, green building and sustainability agendas. This event is cosponsored by The Municipal Art Society of New York and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. To attend, register at the website listed below.
Columbia University, Wood Auditorium at Avery Hall, 431 Riverside Dr
212-935-3960 • preservationandclimatechange.org

THU OCT 19
6pm • Free
ART OPENING: THE CRUDE AND THE RARE. The Crude and the Rare is a group exhibition that features works in photography, video, sculpture, drawing and other mediums that address the political economy of precious substances such as gold, diamonds and oil and the tenuous effects of globalization.
41 Cooper Gallery, Cooper Union
212-353-4200 • cooper.edu

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