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Community Calendar, Dec.-Jan.

The Indypendent Jan 4

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WED DEC. 8- MON FEB. 28

8pm • $15-$20
PLAY: KORACH: THE BIBLICAL ANARCHIST. Written and directed by Judith Malina, this play tells the story of Korach, who is described in the Bible as the leader of a rebellion against Moses during the Israelites’ 40-year journey through the desert. Performances run from Wed.-Sat.
The Living Theatre, 21 Clinton St
212-352-0255 • livingtheatre.org

10pm • $10-$15
PERFORMANCE: THE FEAST. How do you want to ride out 2010? Brown Girls Burlesque (BGB) has a few tails to tell you a few tales! BGB is a collective of women of color dedicated to creating their own reflection in the art form of burlesque. Bring three cans of food to do¬nate to NY Food Bank or $10 admission.
Bowery Poetry Club, 308 Bowery
212-614-0505 • bowerypoetry.com

7pm • $10-$15
CONCERT: REVEREND BILLY’S “PEACE ON EARTH.” Join Rev. Billy and the Life After Shopping Gospel Choir for their 10th annual feel-good-with-a-conscience Christmas show. This year’s concert focuses on peace as the Afghanistan war becomes the United States’ longest war. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.
New York Society for Ethical Culture
2 W 64th St • 212-874-5210 • nysec.org

SUN DEC 19
4:30pm • Free
RIDE: LIGHTS IN THE HEIGHTS. Join Times Up! for a fun and leisurely ride to see the “miracle mile” of Christmas lights and decorations in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn. Riders will meet in Manhattan across from the bicycle entrance to the Manhattan Bridge.
times-up.org

MON DEC 20
7pm • Free
PARTY: DVD RELEASE. Come celebrate the release of After ‘Change You Can Believe In,’ Wally Shawn Reads From Essays and Discusses Human Nature With a Communist, featuring Shawn and Andy Lee. A short excerpt from the film will be screened. Refreshments will be served.
Revolution Books, 146 W 26th St
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org

TUE DEC 21
7pm • Free
DISCUSSION: WIKILEAKS REVELATIONS. Join Andy Lee and Carl Dix for a discussion of what’s at stake in the struggle to stop the persecution of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange and the media.
Revolution Books, 146 W 26th St
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org

THU DEC 23
7pm • $8
EVENT: THE MOTH STORYSLAM! Come hear ten different stories at this month’s StorySLAM!, which focuses on the theme of homecomings. Please arrive early, seating is limited.
Housing Works Bookstore Café, 126 Crosby St
212-334-3324 • housingworks.org

FRI DEC 31
8pm • $25
PARTY: CELEBRATE CUBAN REVOLUTION. Join Casa de las Americas and the July 26 Coalition to ring in the New Year. The festivities include an appearance by the Cuban ambassador to the U.N., music by DJ Carlito and an exclusive raffle. $25 donation includes food and a full bar.
Crystal Room at the Taino Towers, 240 E 123th St
212-348-5547 • Franklin.Flores41@yahoo.com

TUE JAN 4
6pm • Free
ORIENTATION: MEDIA CLASSES. Brooklyn residents, come learn about upcoming classes at the Brooklyn Center for Media Education. Courses range from television production and video blogging to computer literacy. Classes are low-cost and many are free. Attending an orientation session is mandatory to enroll in classes. Please arrive promptly, latecomers will not be admitted.
647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn
718-683-5645 • bricartsmedia.org

SAT JAN 8
8pm • $15 Suggested
PERFORMANCE: REGGIE HARRIS AND JON FROMER. Raised in the rich musical heritage of Philadelphia, Harris spices his folk and gospel style with elements of classical, rock, jazz and pop. Fromer’s special blend of folk, blues and country has been at the center of peace movements in the San Francisco Bay Area for decades, where he is known for his rich soulful voice and rhythmic, bluesy guitar.
Peoples Voice Cafe at The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist, 40 E 35th St
212-787-3903 • peoplesvoicecafe.org

FRI JAN 28
DEADLINE: INDYPENDENT INTERNSHIP APPLICATION.
The Indypendent is accepting applications for its winter/spring internship program, which begins on Feb. 7. For an application, email internships@indypendent.org.

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