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Indy Weekly Events Calendar (7/27-8/2)

Indy Staff Jul 27, 2012

All Day • Free
EXHIBIT: JUNE 4, 1089: MEDIA AND MOBILIZATION BEYOND TIANANMEN SQUARE. The crackdown of June 4 politically galvanized the Chinese-American community, and the protests escalated. Amidst the current renaissance of popular protest, June 4, 1989: Media and Mobilization Beyond Tiananmen Square offers a chance to reflect critically on the inseparable roles of protester, journalist, and spectator at home. Curated by Ryan Wong.
Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), 215 Centre Street New York
(212) 619-4785

10am-4pm • Free
EVENT: E-RECYCLING. Tekserve has teamed up again with the Lower East Side Ecology Center to offer free eWaste recycling. Recyclable items include computers, monitors, fax machines, copiers, DVD or VCR players, radios, telephones, cell phones, televisions, cameras, and stereo equipment. Tekserve cannot accept home appliances such as microwaves, stoves, refrigerators and air conditioners. Contact: Mipam Thurman,
Tekserve,  119 W 23rd St
(212) 929-3645

6pm • Free
PRESENTATION: HAITI AND IMPERIALISM. To help mark the 97th anniversary of the first US invasion of Haiti, which took place July 28, 1915, please join Batay Ouvriye Solidarity Network and One Struggle for an evening of reflection on imperialism and popular resistance to a century of US imperialism.
La Difference Driving School Community Hall, 836 Rogers Ave, Brooklyn

3-7pm • Free
EVENT: REALLY REALLY FREE MARKET. A community event to freely gift and accept useful but unwanted household goods, clothes, and food, as well as share skills and build community. will be present with a sewing machine to give a clothes-repair workshop.
Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Square South

All Day $10 Adults/$6 Students
EXHIBIT: ACTIVIST NEW YORK. Long before Occupy Wall Street, New Yorkers were hitting picket lines to ask for civil rights, sexual equality and other freedoms. See artifacts and photographs that tell the stories of Gothamites protesting as far back as the 17th century. The show also inaugurates the museum's new Puffin Foundation Gallery, dedicated to social activism.
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave
(212) 534-1672

6pm • Free
PERFORMANCE: OCCUPY MYSELF, THE POLITICS OF PRESENCE, AND THE HOODDUDES. Four veteran musicians join together to perform an R&B tribute to pre-Katrina New Orleans. Many well-known New Orleans musicians have enthusiastically endorsed the band as one of the most authentic groups of its type you're likely to hear anywhere. The Hoodudes are: Harry Ettling, guitar, vocals and penny whistle; Steve Alcott, bass; Tim Harrison, piano; Grisha Alexiev, drums.
Brecht Forum, 451 West Street

12-6pm • Free
MEETING: OWS THINK TANK. Join the #OWS Community at Liberty Plaza for daily discussions on various topics. Ideal for those new to #OccupyWallStreet or people looking for contribute and engage in a meaningful manner with a dynamic community.

7PM $5 Suggested
PRESENTATION: VOICES OF “CALYX”. A landmark in feminist publishing, CALYX Journal has served as a creative forum for diverse voices for over 36 years—including women of color, lesbian and queer writers, aging and young women, and emerging writers. Join us in a poetry reading sure to knock your bluestockings off, featuring the best and brightest CALYX authors published in the latest issue, including Lisa Bellamy, Eugenia Leigh, Kyla Marshell, and Marilynn Talal.

Bluestockings, 172 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington

(212) 777-6028 •

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