Fall 2011 Season

Cultures of Resistance

Community Potluck Welcoming the “Peace Pilgrimage for a Nuclear Free Future”

Welcome the "Peace Pilgrimage for a Nuclear Free Future" as the walkers pass through Troy on their journey from Boston to Albany. They will walk a total of 300 miles, […]

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“Seabrook 1977” Screening

Seabrook 1977 chronicles the dramatic events which made world headlines and sparked the creation of a grassroots antinuclear power movement across the United States.  Scenes of the nonviolent demonstration and […]

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Training for Transition

A weekend workshop on The Transition Movement, which is comprised of vibrant, grassroots community initiatives that seek to build community resilience in the face of such challenges as peak oil, […]

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Underground Gallery Exhibition: Media Nodes, Photos by Sean Hemmerle

Media Nodes was born of award-winning photographer Sean Hemmerle’s desire to document the news media in the midst of an historic transformation. “People throw around this word all the time, […]

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Sidi Touré and Friends

Our Fall 2011 season opens with music from Mail, the hotbed of new African music, featuring: Sidi Touré, guitar and vocals; Jambla Maiga, kuntigui; Domu Maiga, kurbu. Touré made his […]

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“Taking Liberties” with Author Susan Herman, President of ACLU

October 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the Patriot Act. In the days following 9/11, fear and shock dominated the public and domestic security issues rose to the top of […]

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Be the Media! Workshop: StoryHarvest – Youth Voices from the Garden

A digital storytelling workshop led by artist/chef Ellie Markovitch.  Free community workshop for neighborhood youth on basic documentary skills and the art of storytelling. From seed to table, come document […]

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StoryHarvest: A Celebration of Art and Food from Seed to Table

Brazilian-American artist Ellie Markovitch creates a harvest celebration and community potluck. Cultivate community through cooking and eating, sharing stories, making music, and watching films. Bring your seeds, spoons, and stories! […]

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“Ciclovida: Lifecycle” with Filmmaker Matt Feinstein

The award-winning feature-length documentary Ciclovida: Lifecycle pedals alongside a group of small farmers from Brazil who bicycle more than 6,000 miles across the South American continent. They use the year […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Jim de Séve: Video Camera Boot Camp

This hands-on lab, designed to improve your shooting skills, is back by popular demand! Go off automatic, learn the art of covering the action, and engage in the unique potential […]

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“Political Advertisements” with Media Artist Muntadas

This compilation of commercials, an ongoing series by media artist Mutadas, reveals a land of manipulation. Documenting the selling of the American presidency in political ads from the 1950s to […]

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Fiesta Honoring the Ancestors with Taína Asili y la Banda Rebelde

A rocking show honoring our revolutionary ancestors with an energetic fusion of Afro-Caribbean, reggae, rock, and hip hop freedom sounds to inspire a dance rebellion! Puerto Rican vocalist Taína Asili […]

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