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Weekly Calendar, 7/22-7/28

Kristy Zhen Jul 22, 2011

FRI JULY 22
6:30pm-10pm • Free
CELEBRATION: TARGET PASSPORT FRIDAYS: HAITI.
The Queens Museum of Art International Outdoor Film, Dance and Music Series is celebrating Haiti’s culture this week. The Legros Cultural Arts Dance Project and Jocelyne Dorisme will be performing Haitian folkloric dances and music. There will also be a screening of Children of Haiti.
Queens Museum of Art, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
718-592-9700 • queensmuseum.org

SUN JULY 24
1:15pm • Free
SCREENING: THE INCONVENIENT TRUTH BEHIND WAITING FOR SUPERMAN.
This film is the product of NYC teachers and parents who wish to counter the inaccurate claims of Waiting for Superman, a highly-praised film that sympathized Charter schools, attacked the public education system and the Teachers’ Union. After the screening there will be Q&A with Brian Jones, narrator and teacher.
Community Church of NY, 28 E 35th St, Gallery Room
212-683-4988 • russellbranca.com

MON JULY 25
6:30pm • Free
LECTURE: THE WHISTLEBLOWER’S HANDBOOK: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO DOING WHAT’S RIGHT AND PROTECTING YOURSELF.
Stephen Martin Kohn, executive director of National Whistleblowers Center, will present on the legality of whistle-blowing and 21 rules for whistleblowers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 455 Fifth Ave
212-340-0833 • nypl.org

1:30pm • Free
ACTION: PRESS CONFERENCE AND RALLY AGAINST TORTURE.
Anti-homelessness laws make it essentially illegal for the homeless to sleep in public places, and police officers strongly enforce these laws by constantly disturbing them and depriving them of sleep, which is torture according to the United Nations. Join Picture the Homeless for this demonstration against torture of the homeless.
Penn Station, 7th Ave and W 33rd St
646-314-6423 • picturethehomeless.org

TUE JULY 26
6:30pm-9:30pm • Free
DISCUSSION: YEMEN’S REVOLUTION: PERSPECTIVES FROM TAGHEER SQUARE.
Come attend an inspiriing discussion on Yemen’s ongoing revolution from two New Yorkers of Yemeni origin, Amel Ahmed and Raja Althaibani, who dropped everything to cover the uprisings as independent journalists.
16 Beaver St, 4th Flr
alwanforthearts.org • naaponline.org/ny

7pm • $5 Sugg
READING/OPEN MIKE: WOMEN’S/TRANS’ POETRY JAM AND OPEN MIKE
Raphael Moser and Stephanie Schroder will both read from their works. All are welcome to share up to 8 minutes of poetry, prose, song or spoken word.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

WED JULY 27
6:30pm • Free
SCREENING & DISCUSSION: 2ND NY ARAB AND SOUTH ASIAN SHORT VIDEO SLAM.
These screenings present films that increase awareness of the creative vitality and sociopolitical realities of North Africa, the Middle East, Iran, South Asia, and their Diasporas.
16 Beaver St, 4th Flr
646-732-3261 • alwanforthearts.org

THU JUNE 28
7pm • $5
 Suggested
WORKSHOP: FUCKIN’ (A)’s HOT, HOTTTT, HOTTTTTTT SUMMER SERIES.
Join Fuckin’ (A)’s a local radical feminist sex-positivity collective at Bluestockings for a workshop and skill-share on g-spots and prostates. Together, we’ll help each other get the most out of this hot spot in the summer, and… bear with us… work to reclaim autonomy against capitalism in the process!
172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

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