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NYC Weekly Events Calendar: March 28 to April 3

Indypendent Staff Mar 27

The Indypendent’s curated events calendar comes out every Wednesday online and once a month in print. 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.

THUR MARCH 28
7PM–12AM • $25–$30
MUSIC: Salsa Meets Funk: A Tribute to Charlie Palmieri
The Uprising All Stars honor the salsa great with special guest 10-time Grammy Winner Eddie Palmieri. DJ set by Stretch and Bobbito.
(le) poisson rouge
158 Bleecker St., Mnhtn

 

THUR MARCH 28
8PM–10PM • FREE
SCREENING: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
In the midst of ongoing attempts by the United States to overthrow the democratically-elected government of Venezuela, this timely film details the 2002 failed coup against Hugo Chavez from inside the presidential palace.
Audre Lorde Project
85 S. Oxford St., Mnhtn

THUR MARCH 28
10PM–2AM • $10
MUSIC: Barrio-Tk
Dance to vallenato music from the Caribbean region of Colombia and vintage tropical sounds from Adrian is Hungry and special guest DJ Olivier.
Starr Bar
214 Starr St., Bklyn

FRI MARCH 29
6PM–9PM • $6–$15
SCREENING: The Working Class Goes to Heaven
An Italian classic on the virtues of slacking off hosted by the Marxist Education Project.
The People’s Forum
320 W. 37th St., Mnhtn

FRI MARCH 29
7PM • Donations welcome
SCREENING: The Gentleman Bank Robber
A documentary about Rita Bo Brown, a member of the militant, underground George Jackson Brigade, active in the 1970s in the Pacific Northwest. In the summer of 2016, Bo was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia, a terminal neurodegenerative disease. This event is a fundraiser to support her.
Verso Books
20 Jay St., Bklyn

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FRI MARCH 29
8:30PM–1:30AM • $10 suggested donation
MUSIC: Punk Rock Karaoke for Action Against Fascism and Xenophobia
A DIY fundraising event, featuring a custom catalog of over 800 songs. Money raised will benefit those facing legal and other problems resulting from their activism against fascism and the far right in both NYC and the region.
Pine Box Rock Shop
12 Grattan St., Bklyn

SAT MARCH 30
6PM–9PM • $65–$80
FOOD: The New Filipino Kitchen Launch Party
Celebrate the launch of the first global Filipino cookbook and savor flavors spanning the Filipino diaspora from the islands of the Philippines and Hawai’i to as far as Norway and Saudi Arabia.
Lee’s On Canal
175 Canal St., Mnhtn

SUN MARCH 31
3PM–5PM • FREE
GATHERING: Cesar Chavez Day: Justice for NY Farmworkers
An afternoon of spirit, song and social justice in support of New York’s 80,000 farmworkers who remain excluded from the basic labor protections, featuring Latin Grammy-winning artists Flor de Toloache.
B’nai Jeshurun NYC
257 W. 88th St., Mnhtn

SUN MARCH 31
5:30PM–8:30PM • FREE
FILM: 1970s Feminist Occupations
Assembling together a variety of short archival films under the theme of “feminist occupations,” this movie and discussion night will highlight the often overlooked history of feminist direct action and spatial interventions in 1970s New York.
Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space
155 Avenue C., Mnhtn

APRIL 1–APRIL 29
MON 8:30PM • FREE, one drink minimum, 21+
PERFORMANCE: No Artist Info Open Mic
Welcoming musicians, comedians, poets and performers of all kinds to bring their best and take the stage.
Starr Bar
214 Starr St., Bklyn