SAT MARCH 31
10:30am-1pm • Free
FESTIVAL: SPRING FLING. Celebrate spring’s arrival at the seventh-annual celebration at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Enjoy musical performances, yoga, dancing, storytelling, face painting, and other fun activities for adults and kids.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, 1 Main St, Bklyn
718-965-6993 • brooklynbridgepark.org
7pm • Free
READING: PATRICK SURACI: SYBIL IN HER OWN WORDS
Dr. Patrick Suraci, a friend of Sybil/Shirley Mason, will read from his book SYBIL in Her Own Words: The Untold Story of Shirley Mason, Her Multiple Personalities, and Paintings. Recorded conversations between Mason and Suraci will be made public for the first time, and Suraci will share his interpretations of paintings of five of Mason's sixteen personalities.
Bluestockings, 172 Allen St
212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com
9pm-1am • $7-20
PARTY: TRADER JOE’S VICTORY PARTY. Join the Community Farmworker Alliance of NYC to celebrate a fair food agreement recently signed by Trader Joes benefiting farmworkers in Florida. Enjoy live music, dancing, tamales, mojitos, and learn more about the Community Farmworker Alliance campaign.
Brooklyn Commons, 388 Atlantic Ave. Bklyn
374-746-1739 • cfa-nyc.org
SUN APRIL 1
11am • Free
RELIGIOUS SERVICE AND PROTEST: OCCUPY INTERFAITH FREEDOM SEDER AND PALM SUNDAY PROCESSIONAL
Occupy Wall Street's Occupy Faith NYC and numerous Jewish and Christian organizations will host a traditional Palm Sunday observance and meal at 11am, followed by a Palm processional and protest around the neighborhood at 12pm. The event will close with a Freedom Seder at 1:30pm.
Judson Church, 55 Washington Square South
212-477-0351 • judson.org
MON APRIL 2
7pm • Free
DIALOGUE: A DIALOGUE BETWEEN JAMES HAL CONE AND ANTHONY B. PINN, WITH MODERATOR CARL DIX
Carl Dix, a representative of the Revolutionary Communist Party USA will moderate a discussion between James Hal Cone and Anthony B. Pinn. Cone is a Professor of Systematic Theology at Union Theological Seminary and the author of The Cross and the Lynching Tree, and Pinn is a Professor of Humanities and Religious Studies at Rice University and the author of The End of God-Talk: An African-American Humanist Theology.
Revolution Books, 146 W 26th St
212-691-3345 • revolutionbooksnyc.org
TUE APRIL 3
10am-6pm • Free
EXHIBIT: MITCH EPSTEIN. Artist Mitch Epstein uses black and white photography to portray the tree population of New York City, representing the many species and their relationship to the city and its inhabitants. Runs through April 14.
Sikkema Jenkins & Co, 530 W 22nd St
212-929-2262 • sikkemajenkinsco.com
6:30-8:30pm • Free
TALK: AMY WALDMAN: THE SUBMISSION. New York Times reporter Amy Waldman covered the aftermath of 9/11 before writing The Submission about a Muslim architect who wins a competition to design a 9/11 memorial. Waldman will give a talk on her debut novel and answer questions.
The Cooper Union, Rose Auditorium, 41 Cooper Square
212-353-4195 • cooper.edu
7pm • Free
PANEL: NEWS FROM UNDERGROUND: "IMAGINING PEACE IN AN AGE OF EMPIRE"
NYU professor and author Mark Crispin Miller will moderate a panel on war and the need for it to end. Panelists will include David Swanson, author of When the World Outlawed War, John Horgan, author ofThe End of War, and Jackson Lears, author of Rebirth of a Nation. The panel is part of a monthly series that aims to cover topics that the corporate media ignores.
McNally Jackson, 52 Prince St
212-274-1160 • mcnallyjackson.com
THUR APRIL 5
11am-8pm • $12, $7.50 students, children under 12 free
EXHIBIT: SANFORD BIGGERS AND JENNIFER ZACKIN: Two artists- one African American, one Jewish American- juxtapose childhood home movies comparing their middle-class lives. Standard family traditions- birthdays, vacations, Christmas and Hanukkah, are played simultaneously to show the similarities of class and the differences of race. Runs through August 26.
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave
212-423-3200 • thejewishmuseum.org
THU APRIL 5
6:30pm • Free
LECTURE: UNTERZAKHN WITH LEELA CORMAN
Leela Corman will speak about her new graphic novel, Unterzakhn, which was published in March 2012. The novel follows the lives of twin sisters and tells the story of immigrant life in the Lower East Side at the turn of the twentieth century.
Tenement Museum, 103 Orchard St
212-982-8420 • tenement.org