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Community Calender March-April

Mar 10, 2016

ONGOING
Various times • Free
SIGN UP FOR A NYC MUNICIPAL
ID!
The NYC Municipal Identifi cation
Card — which is open to all New
Yorkers who are at least 14 years
old, regardless of immigration sta-
tus — remains free for a second
straight year. The ID comes with
a slew of benefi ts, including free
one-year memberships in more
than two dozen cultural entities
such as the Bronx Zoo, the Brook-
lyn Museum and the New York
City Ballet. To make a mandatory
in-person appointment to receive
a card, see the URL below.
nyc.gov/idnyc
 
WED MAR 16
6–9pm • Free
TRAINING: POZITIVELY RESIL-
IENT
Learn about HIV/AIDS through
cultural work and performance.
Participants will be exposed to
safer sex tools, provided addi-
tional resources and information
through connection with commu-
nity partners, and will participate
in communal conversations to
strengthen the fi ght against AIDS.
The challenge of accessible and
preventative resources among
communities of color will be ad-
dressed.
Audre Lorde Project Manhattan
147 W. 24th St
212-463-0342 •
 
WED MAR 16, 23 & 30
5:30–7:30pm • Sliding Scale
$25/$35/$45
CLASS: OIL, WAR AND VALUE
CREATION: A MARXIST PER-
SPECTIVE
George Caffentzis will offer a
unique three-session mini-class
on how the petroleum industry op-
erates at the intersection of some
of the most important political
phenomena concerning capitalism
of our time, from climate change,
to ISIS’s self-declared caliphate,
to volatile oil prices.
The Brooklyn Commons
388 Atlantic Ave Marx Education Project
 
THU MAR 17
7–9pm • $5–10 sliding scale
DISCUSSION: WHY I LOVE BEING
BLACK
Indypendent contributing writers
Nicholas Powers, Jamara Wake-
fi eld and Brittany Williams – will
join singer and performance artist
Lady Dragonfl y on March 17. They
will discuss their experiences of
learning to love their culture and
themselves despite the deep-seat-
ed societal hostility to blackness
grounded in 400 years of white
supremacy.
Brooklyn Commons
388 Atlantic Ave.
The Indypendent • 212-904-1282
 
FRI MAR 18
7pm • $5 suggested
READING: THE VALUE OF HOME-
LESSNESS
Author Craig Willse draws on his
own activist work as well as in-
terviews with homeless services
providers in several majors cities
to offer new ways for students
and scholars of social work, urban
inequality, racial capitalism, and
political theory to comprehend the
central role of homelessness in
governance and economy today.
Bluestockings
172 Allen St. 212-777-6028 • Bluestockings
 
SAT MAR 19
12–3pm • Free
MONTHLY POTLUCK: SHARE
A COMMUNAL MEAL WITH
FRIENDS, NEIGHBORS & COM-
RADES
Lend a hand in the communal
kitchen from 11–2pm, or help with
multiple building improvement
projects from 12–2pm at this popu-
lar Bushwick community center.
Food will be served at 2 o’clock.
176 St. Nicholas Ave.
Mayday Community Potluck
 
MON MAR 21
6:30pm • Free, Reservations
Required
DISCUSSION: RACE AND OTHER
DIVERSITIES
As Americans debate the role race
plays in society, more thought is
being given to how race, gender
and sexuality intersect and com-
bine. Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole
will discuss these complexities
with Wade Davis, a former NFL
player and executive director of
the You Can Play Project. CUNY
Graduate Center
C200: Proshansky Auditorium
365 Fifth Ave,
CUNY
 
MON MAR 21
$30, Register via schomburgcen-
ter.eventbrite.com
MUSIC: WOMEN’S JAZZ FESTI-
VAL: ALICIA HALL MORAN & MAL
DEVISA
Performer and composer, Alicia
Hall Moran, presents her proj-
ect, Black Wall Street, a staged
concert depictIng a story about
money and the lesser-known tale
of Black American fi nance in New
York City – and beyond. Schom-
burg Center for Research on Black
Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard
Schomburg Center
 
WED MAR 30
7pm • $5 suggested
SCREENING:TRAPPED
In the past six years, 288 laws
regulating abortion providers have
been passed by state legislatures.
Trapped is a riveting documen-
tary that follows doctors, clinic
workers and lawyers who are
on the front lines of the battle to
keep abortion safe and legal for
American women. It won the Spe-
cial Jury Award for Social Impact
Filmmaking at the 2016 Sundance
Film Festival.
Bluestockings Bookstore & Cafe
172 Allen Street 212-777-6028 *
Bluestockings
 
SAT APR 2
8pm • $18 suggested
LIVE MUSIC: PAT LAMANNA
Singer-songwriter Pat Lamanna
performs politically-themed folk
songs that are often poignant and
funny.
People’s Voice Cafe
40 E. 35th St.
 

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