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Weekly Calendar 10/27-11/5

Sakura Kelley Oct 26, 2010

WED OCT 27
7pm • $25 General/$15 Library donors, seniors, and students
BOOK RELEASE: NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS, AN AMERICAN SLAVE WRITTEN BY HIMSELF BY HIMSELF: A NEW CRITICAL EDITION BY ANGELA DAVIS
With detailed attention to Douglass’ text, Davis interrogates the legacy of slavery and shares timeless lessons about oppression, resistance, and freedom. For live streaming of the event, visit: fora.tv/conference/.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos Forum, 5th Ave at 42nd St
917-275-6975 • nypl.org

7pm • Donation
FUNDRAISER: FREEDOM PARTY
Rosa Clemente, Omowale Adewale & Kazembe Batts sponsors a fundraiser for Charles Barron and the Freedom Party. Free Sangria and Beers! Support the only elected revolutionary in office.
La Pregunta, 1528 Amsterdam Ave
917-239-8992 • lapreguntanyc.wordpress.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
SCRENING: 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 who’s writings articulated some of the most important social and political visions of the era.. Snacks provided. A discussion will follow the film.
Freedom Hall, 113 West 128th Street
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

7pm • $5 Suggested
PRESENTATION: BEEHIVE COLLECTIVE “THE TRUE COST OF COAL”
Two years in the making, “The True Cost of Coal” is the newest Beehive Collective poster and the result of a listening project in Appalachia. Come out for a picture-lecture presentation about mountaintop removal, climate change, the history of union coal miners and worker’s rights.
Bluestockings Books, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

SAT OCT 30
7pm • $6/$10/$15 Sliding scale
PRESENTATION: PROFITEERING FROM GENOCIDE IN CENTRAL AFRICA: THE TRUTH, PROPAGANDA & PRIVATE PROFIT BEHIND WESTERN PLUNDER & DEPOPULATION
Some well-known “humanitarians” are soft on corporations to fatten their own funding. Are they saving lives, or facilitating genocide? Keith Harmon Snow will talk and show 200 of the many slides he took in Central Africa between 2000 and 2007.
The Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

SUN OCT 31
1:15pm • Free, donations appreciated
SCREENING: RESISTANCE CINEMA- “BEFORE THEY DIE”
This documentary is the story of the survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Riot and their quest for justice. There are 45 survivors still alive today. It is a story about the struggle for the soul of America and efforts to right a wrong that is long past due.
Community Church of NY Gallery Room, 28 East 35th St
718-843-0515 • russellbranca.com

MON NOV 1
7pm • $15-$25
PANEL: WOMEN’S ETHICAL EDGE: HOW WE CAN DO THINGS DIFFERENTLY TO IMPROVE OUR FUTURE.
Join The New York Society for Ethical Culture and The White House Project for a discussion with six outstanding women on how we can do things differently to improve our future. Panelists include Abigail E. Disney, Producer of the award-winning 2008 film Pray the Devil Back to Hell (Liberia Peace Women); Amy Goodman, author, host and Executive Producer, Democracy Now! (Moderator); and Naomi Klein, best-selling author and journalist. The event will be followed by a reception (to attend reception, you must purchase $25 ticket).
New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 West 64th Street
212-874-5210 • nysec.org

TUE NOV 2
6pm • Free
SCREENING: JUSTICE ON TRIAL: THE CASE OF MUMIA ABU-JAMAL
“Justice on Trial” a new documentary by Big Noise Films lays out the facts of the case, looks at recently discovered photographs of the crime scene and speaks to both sides of the case in order to understand the ongoing controversy around the  death row inmate. After the screening there will be a Q&A with the filmmakers and Christina Swarns of NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund.
Baruch Performing Arts Center, E25th St between Lexington and 3rd Aves
646-312-5073 • baruch.cuny.edu

6pm • Free
SOCIAL: ELECTION NIGHT RESULTS ON THE BIG SCREEN
Come by for a casual night in the cafe with election returns projected on the big wall. Drink to the new elected officials or drown your sorrows — either way you’re fighting the good fight and supporting the mission of Housing Works.
Housing Works Bookstore and Café, 126 Crosby St
212-334-3324 • housingworks.org

WED NOV 3
4pm • Free
PANEL: NEOLIBERALISM’S ECONOMIC SUCCESS: MARKET OR STATE-ENGINEERING?
Professor Joseph Nathan Cohen, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Queens College, will discuss neoliberal policies, reexamining the relationship between economic growth and free market policies.
Graduate Center, Rm 5209, 365 5th Ave
212-897-2096 • gc.cuny.edu

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