Al Bilali Soudan

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Join us for a concert from Al Bilali Soudan from Timbuktu, Mali. Their performance is an improvisational tour de force of traditional instruments (incl. tehardant and calabash), rhythms, and scales. […]


Chris Hedges: “The Greatest Evil is War”

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Chris Hedges returns to The Sanctuary for Independent Media on the subject of his latest book titled The Greatest Evil is War, an unflinching indictment of the horror and obscenity […]

“The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks” Film Screening

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

with filmmaker Yoruba Richen Yoruba Richen will screen The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks at the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY. This film captures the unexpected story of […]

BioArt Visionary @CBIS with Miriam Simun


"Corporeal Entanglements All The Way Down" Join us for this virtual session of the series BioArt Visionary @CBIS, presented in conjunction with RPI’s Center for Biotechnology, the ARTS department & the […]

Salon Séance: “The End of Time”

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

Join us for an interdisciplinary presentation combining live classical music with visual and theatrical storytelling. This is the regional premiere of The End of Time, an immersive experience with themes […]

“American Caliph” Book Talk

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy

with author Shahan Mufti Join author Shahan Mufti for a behind-the-scenes look at American Caliph, his riveting true story of America’s first homegrown Muslim terror attack–the 1977 Hanafi siege of […]

People’s Health Sanctuary Open House

Where: NATURE Lab 2nd floor, 3319 6th Avenue It is with great joy that we would like to announce the opening of the People's Health Sanctuary! It has been a […]

People’s Health Sanctuary Seed Swap & Open House


Where: NATURE Lab 2nd floor, 3319 6th Avenue Join the People's Health Sanctuary and Collard City Growers at NATURE Lab for a seed swap and open house to start building […]

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