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Indy Events Calendar March 1–7

Indypendent Staff Feb 28

The Indypendent’s events calendar comes out every Wednesday online and once a month in print. We provide this calendar as a service to the communities we serve in the New York metropolitan area. Sign-up for our regular e-newsletter and you won’t miss a thing. If there is an event you want others to learn about, let us know.

FRI MARCH 2
6 PM–10 PM • FREE
ART: International Women’s Strike Sign-Making Party
Help make signs for the International Women’s Strike. All skill levels welcome. Materials provided, but additional supplies welcome.
Mayday Space
176 St Nicholas Ave., Bklyn

FRI MARCH 2
7 PM–8:30 PM • FREE
SCREENING: John Waters’ Pink Flamingos
Pink Flamingos tells the story of the unforgettably terrible Babs Johnson (Divine) and her battle with a criminal couple (David Lochary and Mink Stole) who aim to steal her title as “The Filthiest Person Alive.” This screening is part of an ongoing exhibit hosted by the Morgan Library on Waters’ confidant, photographer Peter Hujar, on-view through May 20.
The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Ave., Mnhtn

FRI MARCH 2
7 PM • $13
SCREENING: Yojimbo
Akira Kurosawa’s scruffy samurai classic screens on 35mm film.
Japan Society
333 E 47th St., Mnhtn

SAT MARCH 3
11 AM–1 PM • FREE
DANCE: Bomba Dance & Drum Workshop
Learn the basic rhythms and dance movements of Puerto Rican Bomba from master dancer Milteri Tucker Concepcion. Dress comfortably — sweats and sneakers are fine.
ASPIRA
345 Brook Ave, Bronx

MARCH 3–JULY 15
11 AM–6 PM Weds to Sun • $20–$2,500
EXHIBIT: “David Bowie is”
Hundreds of Bowie’s personal items on view, along with videos, films and music.
Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Pkwy

SAT MARCH 3
12 PM–4 PM • FREE
GARDENING: Compost Mania
See decomposers under the microscope, meet Queens Botanical Garden’s red wiggler worms, mix your own potting soil, sow some seeds and roll wildflower seed balls. This family-friendly day is all about compost — how it’s made and used. Find out why recycling food scraps and yard waste creates a more sustainable urban environment.
Queens Botanical Garden
43-50 Main St.

SAT MARCH 3
6 PM – 9 PM • FREE
SCREENING: Red Square on a Blackboard
This documentary takes viewers into the heart of the 2012 student strike in Quebec to experience in true cinema verité style the inside one of the most important social movements in Canada’s history. Several participants from the movement present for a discussion after the film.
Mayday Space
176 St Nicholas Ave., Bklyn

Audre Lorde — The Berlin Years is among the movies screening during this year’s Feminist Film Week, starting March 7 at Anthology Film Archives.

SUN MARCH 4
10 AM–5:30 PM • FREE
FOOD: Sweet and Spicy Bazaar
Come and get your endorphin rush from a curated selection of artisanal spice and sweet-makers.
Grand Bazaar NYC
100 West 77th St., Mnhtn

SUN MARCH 4
11 AM–5 PM • $3
MARKET: Vinyl Revolution Record Show
Two rooms, 55 dealer tables, 1,000’s of rare and collectible vinyl records… Beer! DJ Laura Rebel Angel spins all day.
Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden
29-19 24th Ave., Queens

SUN MARCH 4
1 PM • FREE
PARADE: St. Pat’s for All
The 19th St. Pat’s for All parade, which celebrates the diversity of New York’s Irish and Irish American communities.
43rd St. & Skillman Ave., Queens

SUN MARCH 4
1 PM–3 PM • FREE, 21+
MUSIC: Honky-Tonk Brunch
A weekly, hi-octane honky-tonk party with Sean Kershaw & the New Jack Ramblers, Mexican grub from Mi Familia Tacos and bloody Mary, mimosa and beer specials.
Hank’s Saloon
46 3rd Ave., Bklyn

MON MARCH 5
7 PM–8:30 PM • FREE
READING: They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us
Hanif Abdurraqib uses music and culture as a lens through which to view our world, so that we might better understand ourselves. Whether he’s attending a Bruce Springsteen concert the day after visiting Michael Brown’s grave or discussing public displays of affection at a Carly Rae Jepsen show, he writes with a poignancy and magnetism that resonates profoundly.
Housing Works Bookstore
126 Crosby St., Mnhtn

MON MARCH 5
7 PM–9:15 PM • FREE
MUSIC: Sing for Socialism
As Salvador Allende put it, “No hay revolución sin canciones.” There is no revolution without songs. The Democratic Socialists of America are launching a chorus. Raise your voice.
Ripley-Grier Studios
520 8th Ave., 16th floor, Mnhtn

MARCH 7–12
Times vary • $11 per screening
FILM: New York Feminist Film Week
Feminist Film Week features cinema that interrogates cultural constructions of gender, sex, race and class with the aim of fostering critical dialogue among filmmakers and the general public. Visit anthologyfilmarchives.org for showtimes.
Anthology Film Archives
32 2nd Ave., Mnhtn

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Photo (top): Toshirô Mifune in Yojimbo, screening at Japan Society this Friday. Source: imdb.com.