April Community Calendar

Lindsey Catherine Cornum Apr 6, 2011

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4-6pm • Free
PANEL: A FAIR DAY’S PAY FOR A FAIR DAY’S WORK: THE LIVING WAGE MOVEMENT AND THE FIGHT FOR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE. Join activists and academics for a panel discussion on the history and future of the living wage movement, including the current work of The Living Wage Campaign NYC in calling for the Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act.
Fordham Law School, 140 W 62nd St
212-636-6000 •

7pm • Free
TALK: IS EMANCIPATORY COMMUNISM POSSIBLE?. Alan Armstrong, co-editor of the journal Emancipation & Liberation, will present his argument for a new emancipatory communism. He’ll examine the failures of Communism in the past and discuss new methods of breaking with capitalist production relations.
TRS, Inc, 44 E 32nd St
888-579-2245 •

2:30-5pm • Free
2011 COMMUNITY FORUM ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE. Join the New York Asian Women’s Center and the YWCA for a panel discussion, film screening and evening of solidarity with women affected by domestic violence.
YWCA, 42-07 Parsons Blvd, Queens
718-353-4044 •

6-9pm • Free
TALK: THE CIVIL WARS IN U.S. LABOR. Hear labor journalist and lawyer Steve Early discuss his latest book on the ongoing internal struggles in the labor movement. The event is cosponsored by Haymarket Books, Labor Notes, the Center for Worker Education, Working USA and CWA 1101 Rebuilders.
Graduate Center for Worker Education, 25 Broadway
212-966-4014 •

11am-1pm • Free
SOUNDS OF RESISTANCE. Concert and protest against Big Finance with Junkyard Empire and former New York Times war correspondent Chris Hedges. Picket at Bank of America.
Union Square

7:30pm • Free
SCREENING: The BATTLE OF ALGIERS. As part of the ongoing Reel Resistance Film Series, the Freedom Socialist Party will screen the classic 1966 film The Battle of Algiers and host a discussion after the film. Come early for snacks at 7 pm.
Freedom Hall, 113 W 128th St
212-222-0633 • fsp@nyct

7pm • Free
SCREENING: PRIVATE. Part of the Palestinian Film Festival, this screening features a psychological drama about a Palestinian family whose home becomes a base of operations for Israeli soldiers.
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Sq S
212-477-0351 •

7pm • $10
PERFORMANCE: REV. BILLY AND THE CHURCH OF EARTHALUJAH. Join Rev. Billy and the Church of Life After Shopping Gospel Choir for a performance that is part theater, part church service and entirely against the corporate exploitation of natural resources.
Theatre 80, 80 St Marks Pl
786-247-9584 •

7pm • Free
READING: INVISIBLE WAR: THE UNITED STATES AND THE IRAQ SANCTIONS. Joy Gordon will read from her latest book, Invisible War, which describes and criticizes U.S. policies in Iraq from 1991 to 2003 that undermined Iraqi infrastructure and paved the way for war. Book signing to follow.
Alwan for the Arts,
16 Beaver St

10am–6pm • Free
CONFERENCE: RACE AND PRIVILEGE IN EDUCATION. Join educators, scholars, activists and students for a day of critical workshops addressing the role of schools in reinforcing racism and economic inequality. The conference seeks to create a space for dialogue and reflection in order to harness the collective power of education to transform harmful structures.
Teachers College, 525 W 120th St

12–7pm; 11am–4pm • Free
EVENT: EARTHFAIR OUTDOORS. A two-day festival of art, music and the environment. A large exhibit area will highlight environmental groups, green businesses and kids’ activities that will include educational interactive displays.
Vanderbilt Ave, btwn 42nd and 45th Sts
212-922 – 0048 •

7pm • Free
BOOK PARTY: A SAVING REMNANT. Join Mandy Carter, Pam McAllister, David McReynolds and Martin Duberman in celebrating the lives of Barbara Deming and David McReynolds, whose roles in pacifist, civil rights, socialist, and gay and lesbian and feminist movements are discussed in Duberman’s new book, A Saving Remnant. Sponsored by the War Resisters League’s Dellinger Lecture on Nonviolence and the New Press.
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Sq S
212-477-0351 •

7pm • $45
BENEFIT: FAIR 25TH ANNIVERSARY. Support Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting with Noam Chomsky, Amy Goodman, Michael Moore and Glen Greenwald. Join these distinguished guests in celebrating the work of the national media watchdog group on its 25th anniversary.
Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway
212-864-5400 •

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