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The Indypedent Sep 6, 2011

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WED SEPT 7

10am–noon • Free
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION: 9/11 — THE NEW YORK PERSPECTIVE 10 YEARS LATER. Reflecting on how New York City has changed since the collapse of the Twin Towers, this discussion will focus on lost freedoms and the aftermath of the tragedy for Arab, Muslim and South Asian
communities.
14 Vesey St.  • 212-966-5132, x204
nyneighbors911.org

THU SEPT 8
6–9pm • $100 & up
EVENT: ROC-UNITED 10TH YEAR FUNDRAISING GALA. Seventy-three workers from Windows on the World, the restaurant on the 107th story of the World Trade Center, lost their lives on 9/11. Several survivors came together to start Restaurant Opportunities Center-New York (ROC-NY), and later, ROC-United. The fundraising gala will feature the stories of 107 workers who have inspired the movement.
Colors Restaurant, 417 Lafayette St
212-777-8443 • rocny.org

7-9pm • Free
VIGIL: OUR DIVERSITY IS OUR STRENGTH: STANDING TOGETHER 10 YEARS LATER. Come commemorate the events of 9/11 with speakers, activists, the poetry of Tahani Salah and the music of The Raskol Kahn.
Corner of Church St and Park Pl
212-691-6421 • nyneighbors.org

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

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

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

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

MON SEPT 12
9am • Free w/ registration
EVENT: INTERDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION. International celebrations will take place along with live discussions, web seminars and art exhibits featuring the work of activists from around the world.
3-Legged Dog Art and Technology Center
80 Greenwich St
interdependencemovement.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

FRI SEPT 16
7:30pm • $20 sugg
CONCERT: DAVID ROVICS. The renowned progressive troubadour headlines this event in solidarity with the band Café Guacasco who accompany the popular resistance in Honduras. This performance is part of the No Fracking Way! U.S Tour.
Park Slope Methodist Church, Sixth Ave at 8th St, Bklyn • brooklynpeace.org

SAT SEPT 17

6am • Free
SLEEP-IN RALLY: #OCCUPYWALLSTREET. Adbusters magazine is calling on 20,000 protesters to flood into lower Manhattan, camp out on the street and protest the current economic-political system. Demands include an end to corporate personhood, raising taxes on the top 2 percent and abolishing capitalism.
Wall Street
occupywallstreet.org

THU SEPT 22
9pm–midnight • Sliding Scale $2–$20
EVENT: BUILD BRIDGES NOT WALLS. Klezmer Musicians Against the Wall and Remi Kenazi highlight this evening of live music, food, drink, art and poetry. Proceeds to benefit the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Adalah New York.
Colors, 417 Lafayette St
juancarlos@rocunited.org

SUN SEPT 25

Noon-6pm • Free
EVENT: ANNUAL NEW YORK CITY FRIENDS OF CLEArWATER FESTIVAL. Music and more accompanies this celebration of the life and accomplishments of anti-fracking activist John Krevey, a visionary friend of the waterfronts who organized for a cleaner Hudson River.
Pier 66 Maritime at 26th St
212-978-7300 • nycfriendsofclearwater.org