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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“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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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“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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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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