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March-April Community Calendar

Lindsey Catherine Cornum Mar 22, 2011

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SAT MARCH 19
11:15 am • Free
PARTY: PURIM EXTRAVANGAZA. Join Jews for Racial and Economic Justice for its 10th annual queer and radical celebration of the Jewish Carnival Holiday. Music will be provided by the Rude Mechanical Orchestra.
St. Cecilia’s Parish,
2 N Henry St, Brooklyn
212-647-8966 • jfrej.org

TUE MARCH 22
7:00 pm • $5-$10
DISCUSSION: CHRIS HEDGES’ DEATH OF THE LIBERAL CLASS. Dr. Joseph Chuman will interview Chris Hedges about his new book. Hedges examines America’s fallen liberal institutions and tells of his own experiences, especially of his role as a journalist for The New York Times.
New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 W 64th St
212-874-5210 • nysec.org

WED MARCH 23
7:30 pm • $6/$10/$15
SCREENING: CROSSING THE AMERICAN CRISES. On Sept. 25, 2008, America suffered its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Two filmmakers, Michael Fox and Silvia Leindecker, set out to capture its effects on working people across 40 different states. Discussion with Fox and Leindecker to follow.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St
212-242-4201 • brechtforum.org

7-9 pm • Free
TALK: REPORTING ON REVOLUTIONS: WHAT’S NEXT IN THE ARAB WORLD. Come hear first-hand accounts and original analysis on the Arab revolts from Democracy Now!’s Sharif Abdel Kouddous and Al Jazeera English correspondent Ayman Moheldin.
304 Barnard Hall, 3009 Broadway
turath@columbia.edu

THU MARCH 24
5-7 pm • Free
RALLY: DAY OF RAGE AGAINST THE CUTS. Join a coalition of organizations as they call for students, labor leaders and concerned community members to bring the spirit of Cairo and Wisconsin to New York City. A rally will be held at City Hall followed by a march to Wall Street to protest ongoing austerity measures.
City Hall, 249 Broadway
march4ny@gmail.com

FRI MARCH 25
7-9 pm • Free
MEMORIAL: 100 YEARS AFTER: THE TRIANGLE FIRE REMEMBERED AND RETHOUGHT. In tribute to the 146 garment workers who lost their lives in the fire, Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition will host a night of music, poetry, storytelling and art at the Great Hall in Cooper Union where the first Triangle Fire memorial march was held 100 years ago.
Cooper Union, 7 E 7th St
212-353-4195 • cooper.edu

SAT MARCH 26
8:45 am-8:00 pm • $8.76-$125
CONFERENCE: WHOSE SCHOOLS? OUR SCHOOLS! The New York Collective of Radical Educators invites students, teachers, activists and community members to participate in their annual conference. The daylong event will focus on building ties between educators, communities and social justice movements followed by an afterparty.
Julia Richman Education Complex, 317 E 167th St
212-570-5284 • nycore.org

4:30 pm • Free
SCREENING: YOUTH VOICES AGAINST CENSORSHIP. Join the National Coalition Against Censorship, Reel Works and Global Action Project for an afternoon of youth films, fun prizes and great performances. Meet the winners of the NCAC’s 7th Annual film contest and learn about  the power of youth media.
New York Film Academy Screening Room, 100 E 17th St
212-807-6222 • media@ncac.org

SAT APRIL 2

6:30-10 pm • Free
PANEL DISCUSSION: WHOSE PRESS? OUR PRESS! The Freedom Socialist Newspaper will kick off its annual fundraiser with a dinner and panel program about the importance of independent media for building social movements. Panelists include Steve Strauss of the Freedom Socialist and Indypendent editor Elizabeth Henderson.
Freedom Hall, 113 W 128th St
212-222-0633 • socialism.com

SAT APRIL 9
12-3 pm • Free
PROTEST: RALLY AGAINST THE WARS AT HOME AND ABROAD. Join the United National Antiwar Committee and hundreds of activists in a national day of action to bring the troops home, end U.S. military intervention and fix economic injustice at home.
Union Square
518-227-6947 • nationalpeaceconference.org

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