Spring 2010 Season

Celebrating 30 Years of World War 3 Illustrated

“Day Night Day Night” with Filmmaker Julia Loktev

Filmmaker Julia Loktev presents her feature film, Day Night Day Night (2006), the story of a 19-year old preparing to become a suicide bomber in TImes Square. She speaks with a […]

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22 February 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War” with Author Scott Christianson

Scott Christianson, author of Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War, will give a multimedia presentation that looks at the life and […]

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02 March 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“The Age Of Stupid” Screening

In Fanny Armstrong's (McLible, 2005) The Age of Stupid (2009), Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite stars as a man living alone in the devastated world of 2055, looking at old footage and […]

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13 March 2010 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Dave Rice: Media Management In a Digital Universe

Master the art of archiving - and muscle your data into place for order, access and ease - with digital archivist and preservation consultant David Rice. "Media Management in a […]

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14 March 2010 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Warrior Woman of Peace: Mama Charlotte Hill O’Neal

Four decades after leaving this country for exile in Tanzania, Mama Charlotte Hill O'Neal returns to share the inspirational story of how she and her husband's past as Black Panthers […]

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19 March 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba

From the Palace to the People: A Global Griot Saves a West African Tradition with Rock ‘n’ Roll Revelations and Blues Muses! Bassekou Kouyate is a virtuoso picker and musical […]

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24 March 2010 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Taína Asili y La Banda Rebelde with DJ Trumastr

In celebration of their debut album War Cry, Taína Asili y La Banda Rebelde will play a soulful infusion of Afro-Caribbean, reggae, rock, hip hop and flamenco, with local and […]

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27 March 2010 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Exhibition Opening: “Freedom Through Collective Improvisation: iEAR Presents! Free Jazz from the Sanctuary”

Freedom Through Collective Improvisation: iEAR Presents! Free Jazz from the Sanctuary is a new gallery show at The Arts Center of the Capital Region, 265 River Street in downtown Troy, […]

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01 April 2010 April 1, 2010 - April 30, 2010

Matthew Shipp Trio

The celebrated NYC-based Matthew Shipp Trio (featuring Matthew Shipp, piano; Michael Bisio, bass; Whit Dickey, drums) will perform live at the opening of a new gallery show at The Arts […]

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01 April 2010 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Sleep Dealer” with Filmmaker Alex Rivera

Sleep Dealer (2009) by filmmaker Alex Rivera is a dystopian fable of globalization disguised as a sci-fi adventure. Set on the US-Mexico border, Rivera's highly stylized, emotional and surreal narrative […]

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

“A Chat With Glendora” with Filmmaker Victoria Kereszi

A Chat with Glendora (2010, 58 minutes, digital video) is Victoria Kereszi's portrait of Glendora Folsom Buell, a physicist, philosopher, and self-made television personality who continues to create weekly public […]

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11 April 2010 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

Independent Journalist Jeremy Scahill

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  Blackwater: […]

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16 April 2010 7:00 am

Be The Media! Workshop with Jim de Sève: The Camera As Interface to the World

Train your eye to think like a camera in this intensive hands-on workshop for beginners to pros with award winning filmmaker Jim de Sève. Explore the discipline of seeing through […]

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18 April 2010 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bike!Bike! Northeast

Bicycle organizers from not-so-far off lands will converge on our post-industrial town for a meeting of the minds on all things bicycle culture.  Discussions, skill shares, and bicycle fun will […]

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24 April 2010 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

“Veer” Screening and Bike!Bike! Northeast Party

Veer explores America’s fast-growing bicycling culture by profiling five people whose lives are inextricably tied to bicycling and the bike-centric social groups they belong to. The film follows these characters […]

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24 April 2010 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

“My Suicide,” with Director David Lee Miller

My Suicide (2009) by director David Lee Miller, is a dark romantic comedy that speaks candidly about the reality of contemporary teenage life and the effects of suicide in every […]

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29 April 2010 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

World War 3 Illustrated Comic Book Collective’s 30th Anniversary Gala Celebration

Celebrate 30 years of World War 3 Illustrated collective, creators of America's longest-running political comic book. The event will feature cutting-edge art with multimedia presentations, puppetry, performance, live music and […]

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08 May 2010 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Be The Media Workshop: Visual Journalism- Comics and Graphic Novels

An arts activism intensive with members of the World War 3 Illustrated, including a discussion on zines and comics, and a hands-on collaborative workshop on zines and comics, and a […]

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09 May 2010 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

“Addicted To Plastic” Screening and Information Session

In Ian Connacher’s Addicted To Plastic (2008), no ecosystem or segment of human activity has escaped the shrink-wrapped grasp of plastic.  This film probes what happens to all the plastic […]

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15 May 2010 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with NY Youth Shout Out: Media Live Studio Production

The Youth Media Shout-Out Workshop is a media-making event for teenagers. Make a PSA in a day about issues important to you, then screen it and shout out in this […]

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05 June 2010 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NY Youth Shout Out Media Showcase

Community media centers throughout NY State are empowering young people to take back the media. Media offers a megaphone to the hearts and minds of young people. Come see the […]

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05 June 2010 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Live From Lock One: Thomasina Winslow and Mother Judge

A series featuring some of the most creative artists of the local live music scene.  Each performance is recorded with a studio audience and streamed live. This season we'll be focusing […]

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11 June 2010 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Earth First! Journal Roadshow

Some long time members of Earth First! who work on the EF! Journal are coming through town on tour with the Earth First! Journal Roadshow. in their veggie oil powered […]

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30 June 2010 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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