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Political Music Video Night

Wednesday July 29, 2015

We’ll hang out, watch, and discuss a great collection of politicized music videos that use varied approaches to how to represent politics, social engagement, and movements.

Immigrant Beat #3: Love Is Not Reserved—Music In Solidarity

Friday, July 17, 2015

For the Immigrant Beat Vol. 3 we invite you to think about songs in solidarity. Come listen to and share music, dance, hang out, hear powerful stories of reaching across borders and loving without reservations. Come to think about what it means to be in solidarity with the struggles for justice that people face in NYC, our home countries and beyond.


New Songs for an Old Fight

Sunday, January 11 2015
7:00 pm

Songs of fiction and non-fiction about work, histories of labor organizing, and the modest insurgent dreams that lay just beneath the surface of everyday life. Lyrics and music by Brian Pickett, with Vani Kannan; illustrations by Ethan Heitner and other work from the Archive.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Respect Existence or Expect Resistance: Short films, discussion, & acoustic performance for Indigenous resistance and liberation

Monday, July 28, 2014


Respect Existence or Expect Resistance will address resource colonization including uranium & coal mining, protection of sacred places, the ally industrial complex, and tactics towards collective liberation.

**CANCELLED** Putting the Movement to Music: An Evening with Fred Ho


Activist, composer, and musician Fred Ho will lead a listening session and discussion of his early musical development in the context of the Asian American Movement. Ho, like other Movement leaders, infused his cultural work with revolutionary messages.

Screening: Workers Film and Photo League

Film Screening & Discussion
Friday July 19, 2013

Films by the Workers Film and Photo League documenting strikes, demonstrations, and social upheaval of the 1930’s in America with a live score performed by Todd Chandler, and a discussion led by Marty Lucas.

Liberation Libations

Listening to and singing movement songs

Friday, February 22, 2013
8– 10 pm