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Indy Weekly Events Calendar, July 13-20

Indy Staff Jul 13, 2012


7-9pm • Free

EVENT: CRITICAL MASS BIKE RIDE. Join Critical Mass in Brooklyn and assert your right to the road — Brooklyn style! Strap some music to your bike and make sure to bring the appropriate lights and bells.

Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park and Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg Bridge
(212) 802-8222


8am • Free

RALLY: CON ED HEADQUARTER PICKET LINE. Nearly 8,500 unionized employees were dismissed on July 1 after negotiations over a new labor contract broke down. Come out and support Con Edison workers while they picket on Saturday morning.

Con Ed Headquarters, 4 Irving Pl. & 14th St.


3-5pm • Free

DISCUSSION: ON THE UNLIMITED STUDENT STRIKE: TACTICS, STRATEGIES AND ORGANIZING IN QUEBEC. Two Montreal students discuss their experience with the unlimited student strike. This will be a chance to exchange updates on student movements in Quebec and New York, and share knowledge and experiences, in the perspective of spreading the unlimited general student strike. To RSVP visit Facebook event page, address below.

SW Corner of Washington Square Park, at Fifth Ave.


7:30pm $9 General Admission/$7 Students, seniors and children

SCREENING: A BOATLOAD OF WILD IRISHMEN. Hailed as the father of the modern documentary film, the filmmaker behind Nanook of the North, Man of Aran, and Moana (all screening at AFA in early July), Robert Flaherty was also a controversial figure. His filmed records of the everyday life of real people were molded into dramatic, entertaining narratives calling their authenticity into question.

Anthology Film Archive, 32 Second Ave.



12:30-1:30pm • Free

RALLY: DIVEST FROM PRIVATE HEALTH CARE. Join the Divestment Campaign for Health Care at the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) shareholders' meeting, where we will be calling on shareholders to move their money out of private health insurance companies.

730 Third Ave. btwn 45th St. & 46th St.


7:30pm   Free

WORKSHOP: QUEEROCRACY WORKSHOP. This workshop will discuss AIDS today and the activism necessary to guarantee access to AIDS treatment and care for all. Participants will learn about opportunities to become actively involved in ending AIDS and will also be invited to join the Queerocracy bus to the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. on July 24 to demand, in a major collective action, that we can end AIDS.

New Museum, 235 Bowery

(212) 219-1222

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