Upcoming Speakers

Past Speakers

03/19/2014 - 03/20/2014 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Join us for a presentation by artist Oron Catts, who will speak about "Growing Neolifism," his work with Tissue Culture and Art. *Co-sponsored by iEAR Presents!. Funded by NEA and NYSCA. Oron [...]
10/21/2013 - 10/22/2013 - 11:00 pm - 2:00 am
 "The Body in a Criminal Age" Remember the OJ Simpson case? This talk is designed to creatively counter mass-media dramatizations thattypically misinform the public, and provide audiences with the conceptual [...]
09/29/2013 - 09/30/2013 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
The two award-winning authors discuss their new book, "Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America" (Nation Books, 2013).  Blending vivid reporting from the 2012 campaign trail [...]
03/22/2013 - 03/23/2013 - 11:00 pm - 2:00 am
Exodus! Russell Maroon Shoatz and breaking out of the prison industrial complex: a book launch event featuring Colia Clark, Theresa Shoatz, and Milk Not Jails, plus welcome to the Sanctuary [...]
04/20/2012 - 04/21/2012 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Two-time Polk Award-winning New York Daily News columnist and Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez has emerged as one of the country’s best-known and most-respected Latino journalists during a turbulent career [...]
03/04/2012 - All Day
5 PM  "Facing Change" art opening and potluck  Join visiting photojournalists for a walk-through of the "Facing Change: Documenting America" exhibition now featured in our Underground Gallery, followed by a community potluck. [...]
10/13/2011 - 10/14/2011 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
October 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the Patriot Act. In the days following 9/11, fear and shock dominated the public and domestic security issues rose to the top of [...]
05/13/2011 - 05/14/2011 - 10:00 pm - 1:00 am
Scrappin' Upstate Artist Reception, with Brenda Ann Kenneally and Upstate Girls, 6:00 p.m.Presentation by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, 7:00 p.m. Narrative journalist  Adrian Nicole LeBlanc will explore the issues addressed in [...]
11/14/2010 - 1:00 am
Author and activist Dr. Helen Caldicott will appear at 8 PM on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at The Sanctuary for Independent Media to talk about the past, present and future [...]
11/07/2010 - 12:00 am - 2:00 am
CHECK OUT THIS REVIEW! Best Practices in Banana Time, Review: The Beginning of a New Age,   The Free George The Free George is the premiere online magazine of Upstate NY, [...]
11/05/2010 - 11/06/2010 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
INTRODUCTION BY: David Kaczynski  David is the Executive Director of New Yorkers For Alternatives to the Death Penalty,  and the brother of the "Unabomber" Theordore Kaczynski.   CO-SPONSORS: Amnesty International [...]
10/15/2010 - 10/16/2010 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Christopher Hedges, whose forthcoming book is "Death of the Liberal Class" (Perseus), is also the best-selling author of "War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning" (2003), which was a [...]
06/30/2010 - 07/01/2010 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Just added! Activists from the radical environmental group Earth First! will speak at The Sanctuary For Independent Media (3361 Sixth Avenue in North Troy) at 7 PM on Wednesday, June [...]
04/16/2010 - 04/17/2010 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Jeremy Scahill is an investigative journalist and author whose work focuses on global issues, most notably the use of private military companies. He is the author of the best-selling book [...]
03/19/2010 - 03/20/2010 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Former Black Panther, Mama Charlotte Hill O'Neal is an accomplished poet, musician and visual artist, and Founding Director of Tanzania's United African Alliance Community Center (UAACC), a community-based organization which [...]
03/03/2010 - 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Join the Sanctuary in welcoming author Scott Christianson for a multimedia presentation and spirited public discussion on the life and amazing rescue of captured fugitive slave, Charles Nalle. In an [...]
11/15/2009 - All Day
Join us before this event, at 6:00 p.m., for a potluck! We'll share food, stories, and information! --- Nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize, peace activist Kathy Kelly [...]
11/12/2009 - 12:00 am - 2:00 am
6:30- 7:00  Nina Berman Artist Reception (sponsored by the Honest Weight Food Coop) Join us during this artist's reception, and have an opportunity to view this great exhibition and meet [...]
06/07/2009 - 12:00 am - 2:00 am
  The Sanctuary for Independent Media and Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace welcome filmmaker Joe Stillman and Iraq Veterans Against the War co-founder Jimmy Massey for a screening of the new [...]
05/10/2009 - All Day
  Bill Ayers, the former Weatherman-turned-professor (at the University of Illinois in Chicago), was best known for his lifelong commitment to social justice before being drawn into a Republican smear [...]
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