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Tue Aug 9, 2016 01:21
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COMING THIS FALL
COMMUNITY REPORTING WORKSHOP

Want to learn the basics of journalism but aren’t sure where to start? The Indypendent will host a community reporting workshop on a Saturday afternoon this fall at the Brooklyn Commons. Final date still to be confirmed. Spaces are limited. If you would like to join us, please email contact@indypendent.org and we will send you an application


FRI AUG 12
6:30 PM • $5-10 (suggested donation)
FILM: FIDEL CASTRO; THE UNTOLD STORY
"Fidel" offers a unique view of one of the most influential and controversial figures of our time through exclusive interviews with Castro himself, historians, former U.S. officials and close friends, as well as footage from the Cuban state archives.
Freedom Hall
113 West 128th St.

SAT AUG 13
12 PM
MARCH AGAINST GENTRIFICATION, RACISM AND POLICE VIOLENCE
Come together with Equity for Flatbush (E4F) in a demonstration to stop displacement, racial profiling and police brutality in Brooklyn and beyond.
Prospect Park Zoo
441 Flatbush Ave.
646-820-6039/info@equalityforflatbush.org

SAT AUG 13
7 PM - 9:30 PM • FREE
SOBER POLY MIXER
Are you polyamorous? Curious about non-monogamy? Want to hang out with like-minded people in a no-pressure setting? Come to Open Love NY’s Poly Chai! Anybody who is interested or participates in consensual open relationships is welcome. Come solo or with partner(s), metamour(s), and any loved ones.
Bluestockings
172 Allen St. 212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com


SAT AUG 13
7 PM • FREE
ERIC MCDAVID; OVER TEN YEARS TO TALK ABOUT
Eric McDavid, a former anarchist prisoner, will be talking about his decade-plus behind bars, including time in a federal penitentiary, and discuss the importance of supporting political prisoners. McDavid was convicted on ecological terrorism charges in 2008, but the conviction was overturned due to revelations that the prosecution withheld thousands of pages of exculpatory evidence.
The Base
1302 Myrtle Ave • thebasebk.org

MON AUG 15
7:30 PM • FREE
FILM: FLICKS ON THE BEACH; PURPLE RAIN
A victim of his own anger, the Kid (Prince) is a Minneapolis musician on the rise with his band, escaping a tumultuous home life through music. While trying to avoid making the same mistakes as his truculent father, the Kid navigates the club scene and a rocky relationship with a captivating singer, Apollonia. But another musician looks to steal the Kid's spotlight — and his girl.
On the beach at Coney Island
3059 West 12th St.

WED AUG 17
7:30 PM - 10 PM • FREE
BOOK LAUNCH: KRISTIN DOMBEK’S THE SELFISHNESS OF OTHERS
The author will talk about the intersections of psychology and culture with the N+1 editor Dayna Tortorici. A wine reception to celebrate the book’s launch will follow.
Greenlight Bookstore
686 Fulton St.


SAT AUG 20
3 PM - 8 PM • $10-20 (suggested donation)
CITYWIDE CONVERGENCE AGAINST DISPLACEMENT
Join housing justice organizers, anti-displacement activists and tenant leaders from across the city for a convergence to share best practices from the frontlines of gentrification, build community over food, and draw from our collective creativity to broaden the movement for affordable housing.
Mayday Space
176 St Nicholas Ave.

SAT AUG 20
3:30 PM - 9:30 PM • $12 in advance, $25 at the door • 21+
BRAZIL LOVES SÃO JOÃO — ROOFTOP DANCE PARTY AND BARBEQUE
An unforgettable summer afternoon of live music, dancing and food straight from the traditions of the Brazilian Festas Juninas. Festa Junina costumes and makeup are strongly encouraged!
95 Delancey St.
Tickets at brasilloves.com/tickets/forroteria

MON AUG 22
8:30 PM - 10 PM • $10
LECTURE: TRASH; NEW YORK CITY’S BATTLE WITH GARBAGE
Pratt-trained urban planner and historian Inna Guzenfeld will trace New York City's protracted struggle to contain its solid waste burden, from the 19th century to the present. The class will cover key topics like public health, the Department of Sanitation, the Fresh Kills Landfill, environmental justice, and recycling, as well as the future of municipal solid waste management, and innovative ideas like zero waste and community composting.
The Brainery
190 Underhill Ave.

TUES AUG 23
8 PM - 11 PM • $10
PERFORMANCE: GRIT
Grit is a new show spawned with the intention of bringing the genres of drag and punk together to establish spaces that create and build radical community. Live drag and punk performances in a dadaist gallery setting.
The Silent Barn
599-603 Bushwick Ave.

WED AUG 24
7PM • FREE
FILM: IT HAPPENED HERE; EXPOSING & ENDING CAMPUS SEXUAL ASSAULT
It Happened Here is an award winning documentary about the epidemic of sexual assault on campus and the disturbing extent to which universities go to cover it up. Stick around for discussion afterwards on how to end the outrage the film documents.
Bluestockings
172 Allen St. 212-777-6028 • bluestockings.com

SAT AUG 27
12 PM - 8 PM • FREE
JERSEY CITY LGBT PRIDE FESTIVAL
Gayborhood Jersey City & Humanity Pride Productions host the 16th Annual Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival, celebrating the diversity of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities and allies in Hudson County and the New York City metropolitan area.
Newark Ave btw Grove St. and Jersey Ave.
More at jerseycitypride.com

SUN AUG 28
12 PM - 4PM • FREE
BOOGIE ON THE BOULEVARD
The center lanes of the Grand Concourse starting at 162nd Street will be closed to cars and open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond.
Bronx Museum of the Arts
1040 Grand Concourse

SAT SEPT 3
1 PM • FREE
LECTURE: HOW THE BRONX HAPPENED
How did The Bronx develop from a collection of small communities into the second most densely populated area of the US within a few decades, only to become synonymous with urban blight a few decades later? Historian Matthew Foglino will examine the history of urban development, focusing on how The Bronx was in exactly the right place at exactly the right and wrong times in the 20th century.
Bronx Historical Society/Valentine-Varian House
3266 Bainbridge Ave.
Call (718) 881-8900 for directions

FRI SEPT 9
7:30 PM • $6 - $15
FOUCAULT AND THE IRANIAN REVOLUTION
Janet Afary and Kevin B. Anderson will discuss their 2005 book, Foucault and the Iranian Revolution: Gender and the Seductions of Islamism, in light of the contemporary rise of ISIS and Islamophobia.
Marxedproject.org
Brooklyn Commons • 388 Atlantic Ave.

    • Events Calendar - jt.indypendent, Tue Aug 9 03:01
      SPECIAL BOX COMING THIS FALL COMMUNITY REPORTING WORKSHOP Want to learn the basics of journalism but aren’t sure where to start? The Indypendent will host a community reporting workshop on a Saturday ... more
      • Events Calendar, 1025 - jt.indypendent, Tue Aug 9 03:16
        SPECIAL BOX COMING THIS FALL COMMUNITY REPORTING WORKSHOP Want to learn the basics of journalism but aren’t sure where to start? The Indypendent will host a community reporting workshop on a Saturday ... more
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