Spring 2012 Season

Facing Change

Facing Change: #Occupy Filmfest

Compelling shorts from struggling independent filmmakers, followed by a discussion of the Occupy movement and role of radical media.  Join regional filmmakers in a fascinating and provocative look at the […]

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02 March 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Opening Reception for the Underground Gallery: “Facing Change: Documenting America”

Installed in the Underground Gallery, Facing Change: Documenting America is an exhibition features work by some of the nation’s most accomplished photographers, inspired by the Farm Security Administration photography project […]

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03 March 2012 March 3, 2012 - June 16, 2012

Be The Media! Workshop with Brenda Ann Kenneally, Alan Chin and Andrew Lichtenstein: Facing Change- Photojournalism

Join internationally acclaimed photographers for a seminar in the streets! Learn how to use your camera to raise social awareness, expand public debate, and frame critical issues, working with experienced […]

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03 March 2012 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Facing Change: Weather Underground Meets Occupy Wall Street

David Gilbert's new book, Love and Struggle: My Life in SDS, the Weather Underground, and Beyond, sparks a dialogue about what social justice movements can learn from each other.  Currently […]

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03 March 2012 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Marco Calliari

Born in Italy but raised in Quebec, vocalist and guitarist Marco Calliari was a member of Montreal-based Anonymous for 15 years before setting out as a solo artist. Though the […]

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10 March 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Joseph Bowie/Adam Rudolph Duet

Free Jazz and electronica meet the rhythms of the world. Adam Rudolph and Joseph Bowie first performed together in 2000 at Lincoln Center with Yusef Lateef. They have collaborated in numerous […]

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20 March 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Guerrilla Midwife” Screening and Potluck

Guerrilla Midwife (Deja Bernhardt, 2010) depicts the courage of mothers and their midwives as they hold hands across barriers of language and culture, guiding us toward a reinvention of medical […]

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31 March 2012 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Ho: Book Signing, Music, and Community Raw Food Reception

Artist and raw food radical, Fred Ho, returns to the Capital Region with his new books Diary of a Radical Cancer Warrior: Fighting Cancer and Capitalism at the Cellular Level […]

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04 April 2012 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Declaration of the Occupation with Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Gospel Choir

Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir are activists, a New York City-based radical performance community with 50 performing members and a congregation in the thousands. They are wild anti-consumerist […]

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15 April 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Democracy Now! Co-Host Juan Gonzalez

Two-time Polk Award-winning New York Daily News columnist and Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez has emerged as one of the country’s best-known and most-respected Latino journalists during a turbulent career […]

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20 April 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! NY Youth Shout Out: “Youth Resolutions” Media Production Workshop

Youth media makers join forces to create short videos. Tweens through young adults brainstorm ideas around the theme "Re:solution/Re:volution/Re:Mix," then shoot and edit in a whirlwind of production throughout the […]

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28 April 2012 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

NY Shout Out! 3rd Annual Youth Media Festival

Celebrate the power of the Youth Media movement! Media offers a megaphone to the hearts and minds of young people. Come see the best of their work! Witness the wisdom […]

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28 April 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Premiere Screening of “The Apple Pushers,” and Panel Discussion

The Apple Pushers (Mary Mazzio, 2011) is a new documentary that tells the inspiring stories of immigrant street cart vendors who sell fruits and vegetables in the “food deserts” of […]

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03 May 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Flaherty on the Road

Drawn from the program of the 57th Annual Robert Flaherty Film Seminar, the 2011 Flaherty on the Road film series explores the audio dimension of documentary.  Two programs will screen: […]

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05 May 2012 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Jim de Séve: The Camera as an Interface to the World

Explore the discipline of seeing and the subconscious of the camera.  Through observational and experimental practice, reveal your personal vision. For beginners to pros with award-winning filmmaker and educator Jim de Séve. […]

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06 May 2012 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

BikeFest: Troy Bike Rescue Spring Fundraiser and Film Festival

Help support Troy Bike Rescue's self-service community shop as they educate and advocate for alternative transportation and people-powered revolution. At a meet and greet, join North Troy Environmental Education Consortium […]

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19 May 2012 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Live from Lock One: Tisziji Muñoz Quartet

Electric guitarist Tisziji Muñoz, formerly of Schenectady, is considered by many to be among the greatest and least-known living musicians. His music evokes the cosmic free jazz of John Coltrane's […]

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01 June 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Juneteenth! With Shokazoba and The Ameros

Join us for the last event of our Spring 2012 season–a spectacular free show to mark the Juneteenth holiday! There'll be lots of music, food, pedal-powered smoothies, bike and helmet decorating, […]

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16 June 2012 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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