Spring 2013 Season

Exhibition at the Underground Gallery with Agricultural Stewardship Association: “Kids, Farm, Photography: Connecting with the Land”

Connecting with the Land (on view from March 22 - June 15, 2013) is a photography exhibit that lets us experience local farms through the eyes of youth. The photos […]

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Changing the Climate: (r)Evolution for Social and Environmental Justice

For three days at The Sanctuary for Independent Media a diverse and multigenerational group of activists, educators, and artists will come together to discuss, plan and act around the most […]

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Russell Maroon Shoatz Book Launch, Featuring Colia Clark, Theresa Shoatz, and Milk Not Jails

Author Russell Maroon Shoatz and breaking out of the prison industrial complex: a book launch event for Maroon the Implacable. The evening features presentations by Colia Clark, Theresa Shoatz, and Milk […]

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The Sanctuary Soul Session with Craig Harris, Seth Tobocman and Sara Littlecrow-Russell: Weaving the Circle of Culture for Planetary Transformation!

The evening will feature performances by Benjamin Barson and the Economic Liberation Quartet; spoken word comic art with Seth Tobocman; the poetry of Susan Deer Cloud. Tobocman will present a […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Dee Dee Halleck: Freedom to Connect

What is the structure of the vast World Wide Web? Who owns the wires? Who controls access? As education, creativity and science become more dependent on this technology, it is […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Jim de Séve: “Kids and Guns: Digital Stories”

With violence topping the news and lawmakers weighing various control measures, the role of guns in our society is a hot topic of debate.  This workshop will focus on the […]

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Be The Media! and Kitchen Sanctuary Workshop with Ellie Markovitch: “The Story of Beans”

Digital storytelling meets DIY cooking as we learn and document how to use a pressure cooker to cook dry beans from scratch and on a budget. Please join food artist and […]

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Oliver Mtukudzi and the Black Spirits

Zimbabwe’s pride, most successful artist and national treasure, Oliver Mtukudzi is gifted with a deep and gusty voice plus a talent for writing songs that reflect on the daily life […]

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Filmmaker Louis Massiah

Louis Massiah is an acclaimed documentary filmmaker and the founder/director of Scribe Video Center in Philadelphia, a media arts center that provides training and equipment access to community groups and […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Louis Massiah: The Wealth Around You – Community History

Documentary filmmaker Louis Massiah, along with the Be the Media! artist/educators (Jim deSeve, Andrew Lynn and Branda Miller) will be part of this workshop have designed this workshop for community […]

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“Herman’s House” with Filmmaker Angad Bhalla

Join us for a screening of an acclaimed documentary that explores the injustice of solitary confinement and the transformative power of art. There will be a full scale model of […]

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Cedric Watson and Bijou Creole

Resurrecting the ancient sounds of French and Spanish dances alongside the spiritual rhythms of the Congo tribes of West Africa, Louisiana musician Cedric Watson and band members Bijou Creole are […]

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