Weekly Calendar, 9/9-9/15

FRI SEPT 9

9am–4pm • Free

PROTEST: WAR CRIMINALS WATCH. Join War Criminals Watch, CodePink, Witness Against Torture and others to protest war criminals Michael Chertoff and John Yoo as they participate in a day-long conference hosted by the New York Law School, The American Constitution Society and the Federalist Society.

185 W Broadway • warcriminalswatch.org



6:30pm • Free

EVENT: ATTICA IS ALL OF US.

Join us on Friday September 9th 2011 at The Riverside Church for Attica is All of Us, an evening of music, performances and conversation to mark the 40th anniversary of the Attica Rebellion and Massacre and address current prison struggles. Free and open to the public. Participants include Amiri Baraka, Amy Goodman and Cornel West. Sponsored by the Culture Project, Campaign to End the New Jim Crow, Drug Policy Alliance and The Nation.

Riverside Church

91 Claremont Ave

brechtforum.org

SAT SEPT 10

2–5pm • Free

FESTIVAL: ZEITGEIST MEDIA FESTIVAL. The Zeitgeist Media Festival is an annual event where socially conscious artists from around the world unite in a celebration of possibility and hope for a sustainable future for our species.

National Black Theater Institute of Action Arts • 2031 Fifth Ave

zeitgeistmediafestival.org

1pm • Free

RALLY: EMERGENCY MOBILIZATION AGAINST RACISM, WAR AND ANTI-MUSLIM BIGOTRY. First held last year to show that right-wing opposition to the Park51 Center did not represent the views of most city residents, participants in this year’s rally will speak out against racism and war.

City Hall Park • iacenter.org

SUN SEPT 11


11am–6:30pm • Free w/ registration

EVENT: INTERDEPENDENCE SYMPOSIUM. Featuring speakers like Cornel West, Laura Flanders and Howard Dean, the symposium looks back on the ten years since 9/11
and forward to a future of human
interdependence.

The New York Public Library for the
Performing Arts at Lincoln Center,
111 Amsterdam Ave

interdependencemovement.org



6pm • Free

EVENT: SCREENING AND DISCUSSION: THE GLOBAL IMPLICATIONS OF 9/11 TEN YEARS AFTER. Professor Sara Winter will screen her short film A Morning in September, followed by a panel discussion examining the challenges in commemorating the 9/11 attacks as well as the legacy of the attacks for national security and international diplomacy.

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 55 W 13th Street, 2nd Floor

nyneighbors911.org

TUE SEPT 13
7:30-8:30am • Free
RALLY: BREAKFAST PROTEST OF HENRY KISSINGER. Join ETAN, Brooklyn for Peace, War Criminals Watch, World Can’t Wait, CODEPINK, Witness Against Torture and other organizations in protesting war criminal Henry Kissinger.
The Waldorf-Astoria, 301 Park Ave
nowar@brooklynpeace.org

6:50pm • $12
EVENT: SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION. In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising, BAMcinématek presents Attica, released in 1974, giving an in-depth look at this seminal moment that forever changed the New York state prison system. This riveting documentary tells the full story behind the Attica 1971 prison rebellion. Panel discussions following the 6:50pm screening with Attica brothers, lawyers, guards, and more.
BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave, Bklyn
bam.org

WED SEPT 14

6-9pm • $10 sugg
EVENT: ACTIVIST WORKSHOP. Run by trainers affiliated with The Public Interest Network, the Activist Workshops will cover the best techniques for organizing your neighbors to take action.
NYU
jmiller@publicinterestnetwork.org

THU SEPT 15


4:30–6:30pm • Free

RALLY AND MARCH: SUPPORT SOVEREIGNTY FOR PALESTINE, PALESTINIAN RIGHT OF RETURN AND EQUALITY FOR ALL IN HISTORIC PALESTINE. Gather at 4:30 p.m. in Times Square and march to Grand Central and the United Nations at 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Palestine U.N. Solidarity Coalition.

palestineun@gmail.com

6:30-8:30pm • Free

EVENT: FIX YOUR OWN BIKE. This open shop provides bike aficionados tools and stands to work on their bike with experienced mechanics on hand to advise.

Time's Up! Brooklyn, 99 S 6th Street

Times-up.org

6:50pm • $12

EVENT: SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION. In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising, BAMcinématek presents The Ghosts of Attica, released in 2001, unraveling one of America's deepest cover-ups and demonstrating the transformative impact of the riot on the lives of its survivors. Panel discussions following the 6:50pm screening with Attica brothers, lawyers, guards, and more.

BAM Rose Cinemas, 30 Lafayette Ave, Bklyn

bam.org