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The Indypendent Jan 21

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SAT JAN 22
6-9PM • $10
CONCERT: THE 2011 WINTER BASH! Performers will include the dub-rock trio Faith, indie-soul icon Olu, the artist/ activist Earthdriver and bass-legend Doug Wimbish. There will also be organic food, arts and crafts and political organizations present.
Brooklyn Lyceum, 227 Fourth Ave
earthdriver@hotmail.com • earthdriver.org

SAT JAN 22

7-10pm • $10 (sliding scale)
PARTY: ROCK OUT FOR ROE! Come celebrate the anniversary of the landmark abortion decision Roe v. Wade. Guests include Jessica Valenti and bloggers from Feministing and Jezebel. All proceeds benefit the New York Abortion Access Fund.
Biddy Early’s Pub, 43 Murray St.
212-252-4757 • nyaaf.org

MON JAN 24
6pm • $25-$50
FUNDRAISER: TENNIS TOURNAMENT BENEFITING HOUSING WORKS. Join Team Housing Works for an Australian-Open-themed, round-robin doubles tennis tournament. Tickets for spectators are $25; and a $50 registration fee is required to play in the tournament. Australian-themed food and drink will be served.
Roosevelt Island Racquet Club
281 Main St., Roosevelt Island
347-473-7400 • housingworks.org

WED JAN 26
6-8pm • Free
LECTURE: PERVASIVE PREVENTION. Come listen to leading Italian legal scholar Tamar Pitch discuss immigration and social control in contemporary Italy.
Casa Italiana, 24 W 12th St
212- 998-7253 • its.law.nyu.edu

7pm • $5 Suggested
BOOK LAUNCH: MEXICO’S REVOLUTION THEN AND NOW. Author James D. Cockcroft will discuss his new book, which was written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first predominantly anti-capitalist revolution in the world. Co-sponsored by Monthly Review and The Indypendent.
Bluestockings Books, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.org

WED FEB 2

$5-9 • Various times
EXHIBIT: LUIS CAMNITZER. A pioneer of conceptual art, Camnitzer critiques current political realities with a perspective informed by his first-hand experience of dictatorships in Latin America. At the heart of his work is the idea that artists are not first creators of paintings or sculptures, but rather are “primarily ethical beings sifting right from wrong and just from unjust.” Exhibition runs through May 29.
El Museo Del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Ave
212-831-7272 • elmuseo.org

SAT FEB 5
6:30pm • Free
TALK: WHAT WIKILEAKS EXPOSES ABOUT THE U.S. GOVERNMENT. This panel will explore the true aims of U.S. foreign policy, including the secret war in Pakistan, the attack on civil liberties and the rise of the U.S. security state. Panelists include Michael Schwartz, author of War Without End and Michael Ratner, president of the Center for Constitutional Rights. This event is sponsored by the International Socialist Organization.
Barnard Hall, Rm 304
117th and Broadway
646-452-8662 • internationalsocialist.org

SUN FEB 6
12-3pm • Free
PROTEST: MARCH AGAINST TRADER JOE’S. Come rally against Trader Joe’s corporate support for sweatshop conditions for their farm workers. Meet at Union Square Trader Joe’s and march to Trader Joe’s in Chelsea. Organized by Coalition of Immokalee Workers Northeast Encuentro.
Trader Joe’s Union Square, 142 E 14th St
farmworkersolidarirty@gmail.com • farmworkersolidarity.blogspot.com

SAT FEB 12
8pm • $20
PARTY: PICTURE THE HOMELESS VALENTINE’S DAY BASH. Get your Valentine’s Day partying on early by showing some love to Picture the Homeless. DJ Carlito and DJ Che will be spinning a mix of irresistibly danceable tunes all night.
The International Action Center
55 W 17th St, 5th Fl
646-314-6423 • picturethehomeless.org

7:30pm • Free
EVENT: VALENTINE’S CABARET AND DANCE PARTY. Join Judson Memorial Church for a night of song and camaraderie. Acts include Christine Binder, Micah Bucey, John Cormier and Andy Frantz. Drinks and snacks will be provided.
Judson Memorial Church
55 Washington Square South
212-477-0351 • judson.org

TUE FEB 22 7
7:30pm • $6/$10/$15
BOOK PARTY: THE DEVIL’S MILK: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF RUBBER. Join author John Tully for a discussion of his new book, which tells the story of humanity’s long encounter with rubber in a kaleidoscopic narrative that regards little as outside its range without losing sight of the commodity in question. Co-sponsored by Monthly Review and The Indypendent.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

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