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Indy Weekly Events Calendar (May 19-26)

Erica Mason May 18, 2012

1pm • Free
DANCE FESTIVAL: DANCE PARADE. The annual New York City Dance Parade starts movin’ and shakin’ at Broadway and 21st, dancing all the way down to Union Square, then on to Tompkins Square Park where the festival begins at 3pm. Celebrate the diversity of dance by watching performances, taking lessons, attending workshops, and just dancing! Register online, kid friendly.
Broadway and 21st St.
5-8pm • Free
CELEBRATION: BLACK JOURNALISTS IN THE TRADITION OF MALCOLM X… TELLING LIKE IT IS. Celebrate Malcolm X's birthday by paying tribute to black journalists and their history. Hear from prominent journalists such as Dami Akinnusi, Gary Byrd, Les Payne and more. Registration recommended.
Schomburg Center, 515 Malcolm X Blvd

7pm • Sliding scale: $6/$10/$15
FILM: HIP HOP IS BIGGER THAN THE OCCUPATION. For ten days, hip-hop artists traveled across Palestine teaching non-violent resistance to children through art and performance. This documentary captures the group experiencing night raids, tear gassings, and meetings with former prisoners. Watch their journey and partake in a Q & A with the artists themselves.
Brecht Forum, 451 West St

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