Fall 2010 Season

Raise the Roof – Celebrating Our First Five Years!

Exhibition in the Underground Gallery: “Invisible: The Crisis of LGBT Youth Homelessness” by Photojournalist Samantha Box

Across America, a disproportionate share of the tragedy of youth homelessness falls on those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). Mostly poor and minority, many of these […]

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01 October 2010 October 1, 2010 - December 18, 2010

Malian diva Khaira Arby

Join us for our season opener! Experience desert defiance and womanly power as Malian diva Khaira Arby and her band invoke the mystery, history, and heart of Timbuktu, live in […]

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01 October 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with The Beehive Design Collective: Collaborative Mural Making

Graphics for the Commons: Learn the tools and techniques of collaborative image making with The Beehive Design Collective, masters of the form, exploring the potential for cartoons to communicate global […]

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02 October 2010 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cross-Pollinating the Grassroots: A Presentation by the Beehive Collective

Highlights of new work by the Beehive Collective, swarming in from Machias, Maine. The wildly creative group of artists, activists, educators, and organizers who explain global political issues in an […]

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02 October 2010 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

“2012: Time for Change” Screening

2012: Time for Change (2010) presents an optimistic alternative to apocalyptic doom and gloom, directed by Emmy Award nominee João Amorim. The film follows journalist Daniel Pinchbeck, author of the bestselling […]

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02 October 2010 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Chris Hedges: Death of the Liberal Class

The best-selling author of War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning (2003) introduces the themes of his forthcoming book, Death of the Liberal Class.  Chris Hedges spent nearly two […]

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15 October 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Jayne Cortez: A Dialogue between Voice & Drums

A fire-spitting evening with drummer Denardo Coleman, featuring a voice celebrated for its political, surrealistic, dynamic innovations in lyricism, and visceral sound. Cortez's work has been translated into twenty-eight languages, […]

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23 October 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Amy Halloran and Ellie Markovitch: Digital Story-telling and Photography – Online Recipe Box

Photographer Ellie Markovitch and writer Amy Halloran team up to lead a digital storytelling workshop that focuses on food as a tool to capture powerful personal histories. Please join them […]

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24 October 2010 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Michael Monasterial’s “Sam Cooke: Where You Been Baby?”

The Sanctuary is proud to present a new musical production of an original historical play by Michael Monasterial illuminating the life and musical genius of singer and Civil Rights movement […]

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29 October 2010 October 29, 2010 - October 30, 2010

Author Scott Christianson, “The Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber”

In The Last Gasp: The Rise and Fall of the American Gas Chamber (2010), award-winning writer Scott Christianson tells a dreadful story that is full of surprising and provocative new […]

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04 November 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Stephanie Rothenberg: Second Life for Community Development & Re-imagining Your Neighborhood Through Virtual Reality

Join artist Stephanie Rothenberg as we create an alternative North Troy in Second Life. Imagine with us what community resources and other improvements can be created to fill the vacant […]

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07 November 2010 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Stephanie Rothenberg “Best Practices in Banana Time,” with Alice Alexandrescu

Best Practices in Banana Time is a mixed reality talk show that takes place in a real life physical venue and simultaneously in the 3-D virtual environment of Second Life. […]

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07 November 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Girls to the Front!” with Sara Marcus plus Mountain Man

In an evening celebrating female creativity past and present, author Sara Marcus discusses her new book Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution (2010) with […]

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12 November 2010 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Anti-Nuclear Activist, Helen Caldicott

Dr. Helen Caldicott will talk about the past, present and future of anti-nuclear activism. She will be introduced by Lawrence Wittner, longtime historian at SUNY Albany who has written extensively about […]

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13 November 2010 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Live From Lock One: “Invisible: The Crisis of LGBT Homelessness” with a Musical Performance by S.K.A.T.E.

Meet award winning photographer Samantha Box for an artist reception of “Invisible: The Crisis of LGBT Youth Homelessness” as we examine the crisis LBGTQ youth face in our society and celebrate reclaiming […]

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19 November 2010 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Afro Asian Scientific Soul Duo Featuring Fred Ho and Dr. Salim Washington

Two saxophone giants, Fred Ho and Dr. Salim Washington, combine instrumental virtuosity and intellectual-political revolutionary luminance in a "saxophonistic dialogue" and discourse.  Imagine the impossible: music, multimedia and revolution.  Also […]

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01 December 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Jim de Seve: Documentary Bootcamp

Learn everything you need to know about planning, shooting, editing and marketing your documentary in four information-packed hours. Veteran documentary filmmaker Jim de Seve leads an energizing session to get […]

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05 December 2010 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Devorah Hill & Victoria Kereszi: Trojan HerStories

Trojan Herstories is a women's oral history project that will train local women from diverse communities in audio/video and oral history production.  This two-day workshop is for Troy women to […]

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11 December 2010 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“Freeing Silvia Baraldini” with Filmmakers Margo Pelletier and Lisa Thomas

The award-winning documentary Freeing Silvia Baraldini (2009), by filmmakers Margo Pelletier and Lisa Thomas, is a profound inquiry into the life of an Italian woman who became an American radical. […]

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12 December 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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