Spring 2007 Season

Be The Media! Workshop With Mike Bonanno: The Theory and Practice of Culture Jamming

This workshop addresses how to craft a message that will cut through the crowded and cluttered media environment, for maximum effectiveness at a minimum cost. Join Mike Bonnano for an […]

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04 February 2007 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Olivia Robinson: Digital Photography – Going off Automatic

Want to know more about your digital camera? This hands-on workshop is for individuals who want to learn more about the advanced features on their digital still camera, and go […]

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11 February 2007 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Jason Kao Hwang and Edge

Composer, violinist and educator Jason Kao Hwang's new jazz quartet Edge features: Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet; Andre Drury, percussion; Ken Filiano, bass. Nested in the urban mountains of New York […]

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24 February 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Screening with A/V Geeks Founder, Skip Elsheimer

A/V Geeks founder Skip Elsheimer spends most of his time collecting, archiving and showing 16mm educational films. He'll share some of his favorites. The A/V Geeks Film Archive is an […]

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26 February 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop With John Feldman: Video – From Idea to Game Plan

So you’ve got a great idea for a film you’d like to make. Now what? Whether your idea is for fiction, documentary, educational, experimental, or a combination of all of […]

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04 March 2007 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“Black Gold” Screening

The documentary Black Gold (2006) by directors Marc Francis and Nick Francis tells an unresolved modern version of the age-old David and Goliath story. The giants in this case are […]

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13 March 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“El Inmigrante” Screening

El Inmigrante (2005) is a film by David Eckenrode, John Sheed­y and John Eckenrode about the Mexican-American border crisis, exemplified by the story of Eusebio de Haro — a young […]

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21 March 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Roots,” “Nest,” and “Limbs”

Three separate multimedia performance works by local women artists: Ryder Cooley and Sara Worden; Aaryn Zev; and Melle Dragon assisted by Victoria O'Hanlon.  Co-sponsored by Dat-Inoxia Projects.

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23 March 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Trio X

An evening of cutting-edge jazz with master improvisers, and CIMP and Cadance Jazz recording artists, Joe McPhee, reeds; Dominic Duval, bass; Jay Rosen, drums. Part of the New Music/New Jazz […]

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24 March 2007 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop With Misha Rabinovich: What Is Free and Open Source Software?

One of the most exciting trends in media today is the open source software revolution. Developers around the world are collaborating to fight the plague of bloated, buggy and overpriced […]

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25 March 2007 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“China Blue” Screening

Micha X. Peled's documentary China Blue (2005) is set inside a blue jeans factory, where the complexities of globalization are brought to a human level through these moving portraits of […]

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28 March 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Shooting Under Fire” Screening

In Shooting Under Fire (2005), director Sacha Mirzoeff highlights the individuals who risk their lives to bring us the pictures from the front line.  Part of the Margaret Mead Film […]

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04 April 2007 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Trio Tarana

Percussionist/composer Ravish Momin, with Sam Bardfield, violin, and Brandon Terzic, oud, present a concert of pioneering and improvised fusion of Asian and American musical influences.

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15 April 2007 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Jesse Stiles: Sound On Location

Making high-quality sound recordings in remote locations is an essential part of nearly every form of media production. The production of film, video, radio podcasts, videblogs, etc. all involve making […]

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15 April 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Author Jeremy Scahill

The Polk Award-winning investigative journalist talks about his new book Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army (2007) and his work with Democracy Now!, The Nation, and […]

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16 April 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Love Art Lab with Artists Elizabeth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle (RESCHEDULED)

Concerned with the prevalence of violence, war and more divisiveness in the world at large, artists Elizabeth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle decided to offer society an alternative vision. Bring an […]

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21 April 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Prison Reform and Filmmaking

Last time the Sanctuary InfoShop met, filmmaker Melis Birder was our special guest. Because of our event, several people from our area have become involved in the production of her documentary […]

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22 April 2007 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Scott Ritter: The Crisis in the U.S.-Iran Relations

William Scott Ritter, Jr. is most noted for being a critic of United States foreign policy in the Middle East following his experiences as a United Nations weapons inspector in […]

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24 April 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Author Jeffrey Chester

A leader in the national reform movement expands on author Jeffrey Chester’s acclaimed new books, Digital Destiny: New Media and the Future of Democracy (2007).

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25 April 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Don’t F***  With Me I Have 51 Brothers and Sisters” and “Ousmane”

Part of the African Film FestivalIn, the documentary Don't F***  With Me I Have 51 Brothers and Sisters (2004)South African filmmaker Dumisani Phakathi's presents an epic journey to find his […]

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02 May 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Andrew Lynn: Beyond You – How to Build Your Own Internet TV Channel

Do you want to deliver your message to the world but don’t know how or even what tools you need? You’ll be relieved to know a lot of the work […]

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06 May 2007 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“A Child’s Love Story  / Un Amour D’enfant” and “Toi Waguih”

Part of the African Film Festival, A Child’s Love Story / Un Amour D’enfant (2004) Filmmaker Be Diogaye Beye's investigation of innocent love between children set against the background of […]

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09 May 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

InterACT Troy and Evolution Revolution

Kick off your summer with a day-long community-driven skill share and party!  Includes educational sessions on media and technology, sunny local walking and bike tours, hula hoop competitions, screen printing […]

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12 May 2007 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

New York State Strategy Session for the Future of Community Media & Media Justice

As part of the all day event interAct Troy! (an all day skill share and community celebration), the Alliance for Community Media NYS Chapter, NY Media Alliance, and saveaccess.org invite […]

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12 May 2007 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“The Night of Truth” and “My Lost Home”

Part of the African Film Festival, The Night of Truth (2004) is a drama from Burkina Faso by director Fanta Regina Nacro that mirrors the political strife and genocide in […]

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16 May 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Michael Bisio Quartet

Jazz and new music improvisation features Michael Bisio, bass, with Avram Fefer and Stephen Gauci, winds, and Jay Rosen, drums.  

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19 May 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Daughter of Keltoum” and “Whole: A Trinity of Being”

Part of the African Film Festival, in Daughter of Keltoum (2001) Algerian director Mehdi Charef immerses the viewer in a world virtually untouched by contemporary society. Whole: A Trinity of […]

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23 May 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Democracy School, June 1-3, 2007

Learning to reframe single issue work to confront corporate control; on a powerful unified front: people’s constitutional rights. June 1st - 3rd, 2007.

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01 June 2007 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Deep Listening Convergence

Forty five musicians are coming together at the LifeBridge Sanctuary in High Falls NY after a five month virtual residency online to perform three New York State concerts: June 8 […]

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08 June 2007 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Victoria Kereszi, Andrew Lynn, Branda Miller, Olivia Robinson: See TV, Be TV- Video Production for Youth

This four-hour workshop is designed for young people to make their own media, and will change the way they watch TV forever! Participants will gain behind-the-scenes experience creating media messages […]

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10 June 2007 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“Subliminal History of New York State: Troy”

Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg and Carrie Dashow lead a locally-themes group made video installation and participatory singing event featuring stories and shape note songs about the city to culminate a week-long […]

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12 June 2007 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Author Joel Kovel

Scholar and activist Joel Kovel talks about his new book, Overcoming Zionism: Creating A Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine (2007).

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19 June 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Putumayo recording artist, singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Nawal and her band weave a rich dialog of cultures, a reflection of the diverse character of life in her native Comoros Islands. 

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30 June 2007 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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