Weekly Calendar, 10/14-10/20

Indy Staff Oct 13, 2011

(Photo courtesy of FRI OCT 14
7pm • Free
EVENT: GUANTÁNAMO AT HOME, THE HUMAN RIGHTS CRISIS IN THE FEDERAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. Hosted by Deborah Eisenberg and Danny Glover, join the families of U.S. terror suspects as they share their stories of civil rights violations.
Proshansky Auditorium, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Ave.
212-614-6464 •

8pm • $20/25, $10 students
THEATER: ANA HURRA (I AM FREE). Playwright Valentina Abu Oqsa spent almost a year doing research, conducting interviews and collecting testimony for her play about interrogation sessions in Israeli jails.
417 Altschul Auditorium, 420 West 118th St. •

Noon •  Free
RALLY: PROTEST 10 YEARS OF WAR IN AFGHANISTAN. Coordinated by the United National Antiwar Coalition in solidarity with protests throughout the country, this rally demands an end to American invasions on the 10-year anniversary of the Afghanistan War. The rally will start at Broadway and Wall St. and proceed to Zuccotti Park.
Broadway and Wall St. •

4pm • Free
PANEL: POLITICAL REPRESSION AND THE POLICE STATE. Organized by the New York Committee to Stop FBI Repression, this discussion features Carlos Montes, long-time activist in the anti-war and immigrant communities of Southern California, who was targeted by the FBI for his political activities.
Judson Memorial Church Assembly Hall, 239 Thompson St.
917-397-0103 •

1-3pm • Free
SCREENING: THE TAKE. This film by Naomi Klein and Avi Lewis documents a 2001 workers occupation of a factory in Argentina. Group discussion to follow.
Unitarian Church of All Souls, 1157 Lexington Ave.
212-535-5530 •

5pm • Free
PANEL DISCUSSION: LABOR TRAFFICKING. Join the New York Anti-Trafficking Network and survivors of human trafficking for an in-depth discussion of trafficked labor.
NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South

7pm • Free
This silent vigil demands an end to American occupations abroad, while also marking six years of peace action by the Granny Peace Brigade.
Lincoln Center Plaza Fountain, Broadway and W. 66th St. •

7pm • $12/8 rsvp req
EVENT: NEW NEW YORKERS. Get to know New York City through the recently released 2010 census. It reveals New York’s changing racial and ethnic identity, the shifting patters of wealth and neighborhood demographics. Panel lead by Sam Roberts (The New York Times), with Angelo Falco (National Institute for Latino Policy), Nancy Foner (Sociologist, Hunter College, CUNY) and others.
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave,
917-492-3395 •

6-8pm • Free
READING: COLLECTIVE BRIGHTNESS. LGBTIQ authors of varying faiths and spiritual paths will read from their new anthology. The collection examines the intersection of spirituality and the daily lives of the LGBTIQ population.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, American Negro Theatre, 515 Malcolm X Blvd.

7pm • Free
DISCUSSION: AESTHETIC OF THE COOL. Scholar and author Robert Farris Thompson presents his new book, which brings together his lifelong research on art history of the Afro-Atlantic world. Lowery Stokes Sims from the Studio Museum, NYC’s foremost exhibitor of African-American artists, will host the discussion.
Studio Museum in Harlem, 144 W, 125th St.

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