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THRU NOV 24
WED–SUN 1PM–6PM • FREE
EXHIBIT: A Conflict of Interest
Featuring six artists whose interpretations of the phrase “conflict of interest” range from political to surreal. Not to be missed: Stephen Hall’s urgent animal portraits and the work of Robert Ross — a builder, writer, actor, filmmaker, bon vivant, raconteur and man about town who is exhibiting his disturbing dioramas for the first time.
55 Bethune St., Mnhtn
THURS NOV 8
6:30PM • $15
TALK: Amy Goodman
Join Amy Goodman and youth activists Brea Baker, Ramon Contreras, and Hebh Jamal to discuss the movements of our time — from the fight for tougher gun control laws to the struggle for immigrant rights — and how they draw on a long history of protest.
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave., Mnhtn
FRI–SUN, times vary • $8–$30
ART: The Other Art Fair
Showcasing 130 emerging artists in a unique and immersive setting.
Brooklyn Expo Center
72 Noble St., Bklyn
SAT NOV 10
SYMPOSIUM: The Worker Writers School Assembly
Join a wide array of writers, activists, scholars and workers for teach-ins, public conversations, a pop-up bookstore and readings.
The People’s Forum
320 West 37th St., Mnhtn
THRU DEC 22
SAT, 4PM–5:15PM • $5 suggested donation
WELLNESS: Rage Yoga
Stretch, move and rage while listening to punk, hip-hop, metal, hardcore and industrial music.
10-22 Wyckoff Ave., Bklyn
SAT NOV 10
7PM–9:30PM • FREE
BOOK LAUNCH: I Am More Than My Hair: My Outward Appearance Does Not Define Me
Alyscia Cunningham presents her newly released photography book which seeks to redefine beauty and female baldness.
Bluestockings Bookstore, Cafe & Activist Center
172 Allen St., Mnhtn
SAT NOV 10
7PM–10PM • FREE
PARTY: Lafont: Latin American Art, Beats & Social Impact
Discover Colombian artist Mario Lafont, whose work is centered on the pressing social justice issues of our time. Enjoy pan-Latin beats, drink specials all night at the bar and learn about Lafont’s creative process.
214 Starr St., Bklyn
THRU DEC 30
TUES–SUN, times vary • $25–$30
MUSIC: The Velvet Underground Experience
A multi-media art and music exhibition dedicated to the Velvet Underground and its influence on modern music, fashion, art and popular culture, set against the backdrop of the band’s early days collaborating with Andy Warhol in NYC in the 1960s.
Velvet Underground Experience
718 Broadway, Mnhtn
TUES NOV 13
6:30PM–8PM • FREE
PANEL: Building from the Left: Strategies to Disrupt the Right
How can the left develop more robust strategies to undermine and disrupt the powerful ascendance of the U.S. right? In the aftermath of the midterm elections, Bernard College “Activists-in-Residence” Cara Page and Tarso Luís Ramos and Pooja Gehi, Director of the National Lawyers Guild, discuss.
Diana Center, Barnard College
3009 Broadway, Mnhtn
TUES NOV 13
6:30PM–9PM • $7
SCREENING: At Home in Utopia
In the 1920s, thousands of immigrant Jewish factory workers escaped New York’s slums into the community of their dreams; four apartment houses they built in the Bronx that they owned and ran cooperatively. At Home in Utopia focuses on the United Workers Cooperative Colony, also known to local police as Little Moscow because it was dominated by Communists.
150 Broadway, Fl 20, Mnhtn
Image (top): Crowd Control, Stephen Hall. On view at Westbeth Gallery through Nov. 24.