Fall 2012 Season

The Possibilitarian Circus!

Underground Gallery Opening with Patrick Dodson, Brian Jones, Brenda Ann Kenneally and Ellie Markovitch: Planting Seeds- Four Lenses on North Troy (9/29-12/8/12) 

An exhibition of local photojournalism featuring Patrick Dodson, Brian Jones, Brenda Ann Kenneally and Ellie Markovitch focusing on one long block- home to the Sanctuary for Independent Media, Collard City […]

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Rupa and the April Fishes

Four years, festivals and village concerts on three continents, two previous albums, several languages from Hindi to Tzotzil to French, many musical traditions, and countless moments of joy, sorrow, loss, […]

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Bike! Bike! Northeast 2012

Join bicycle organizers and volunteers from near and not-so-far-off lands for this regional gathering of activists building the networks, infrastructure, and pedal-powered machines for a car-free future, featuring practical workshops […]

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“Roadmap to Apartheid” with Filmmakers Eron Davidson and Ana Noguiera 

Join filmmakers Eron Davidson and Ana Noguiera for a screening of Roadmap to Apartheid (2012), a riveting new film that juxtaposes the rise and fall of apartheid in South Africa […]

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“Nosferatu” Screening with Live Accompaniment by the Andrew Alden Ensemble

Many horror film fanatics call Nosferatu (1922), F.W. Murnau's silent German classic starring Max Schreck--who sports grotesque makeup that transforms him into a symbol of pestilence and decay--the scariest Dracula […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Jim De Séve: Field Production Daze, Session #1

Join the Youth Media Sanctuary production team as they head into the field to shoot footage for three short documentaries based in the North Central Troy neighborhood. These workshops are […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Bread and Puppet Theater: Institute for Subversive Papier Mache

The Bread and Puppet Institute for Subversive Papier Mache offers lessons in state-of-the-art puppet making and street theater technology and parades! Learn how to make picture stories (cantastoria), create signs […]

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Second Annual StoryHarvest A Celebration of Art and Food from Seed to Table at Freedom Square with Sonagi Project and Bread & Puppet Theater

Just as farmers reap the harvest, providing sustenance for all, it is time to celebrate all our harvests--the results of seeds sown through art, education, agriculture, tolerance, and everything we […]

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Bread and Puppet Institute for Subversive Papier Mache Presents “Circus of Possibilitarians” 

The Circus of the Possibilitarians is a satirical horse and butterfly circus, addressing pertinent national and international issues in a clownish fashion, including rotten ideas, a wild dancing horse and some mellow […]

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Sonagi Project 

Sonagi Project is a Korean percussion ensemble that draws from traditional sources to create new, dynamic Korean music. Founded in 2006 by current artistic director Chang Jae Hyo, the group […]

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“Political Advertisements” with Media Artist Antoni Muntadas

This fascinating anthology, Political Advertisement IV: 1952-2012, has been updated to include advertisements from the 2008 presidential campaign, and documents the selling of the American presidency since the 1950s. This […]

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“What’s the Matter with White People? Finding Our Way in the Next America,” with Journalist Joan Walsh

Joan Walsh’s What's the Matter with White People? explains how an "us vs. them" attitude has arisen in the minds of many Americans (on both sides of the political spectrum), […]

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