Fall 2017 Season

Echos from Lock One

End of Uptown Summer Party and “Echoes from Lock One” Documentary Showing

After 5-weeks of working diligently with The Sanctuary for Independent Media, the youth will celebrate the process and accomplishments they've achieved. During this event, the youth will screen their multimedia […]

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

Join us for The Sanctuary for Independent Media’s 7th annual outdoor fall event, cultivating community through art, food, stories and music. Special thanks to the acclaimed Villalobos Brothers, all of […]

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The Underground Gallery Opening: Troy Project by Susan B. Anthony

“My photographs depict the juxtaposition of past and present, old and new, decay and rebirth in this remarkable historical city. Troy was once one of the most prosperous cities in […]

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Melissa Aldana Quartet

A rising tenor saxophonist taking the jazz world by storm, Melissa Aldana leads a high octane quartet featuring: Michael King, piano; Pablo Menares, bass; Tommy Crane, percussion. Originally from Chile, Aldana […]

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NATURE Lab Open Hours for Art & Ecology

This fall, stop by the NATURE (North Troy Art, Technology and Urban Research in Ecology) Lab Gallery on Tuesday afternoons for art viewing, conversation, and an assortment of science, art […]

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NATURE Lab Workshop: Seed Gathering Walk and Great Leaf Forward

Join Ellie Irons of the Next Epoch Seed Library and Azuré Keahi of Collard City Growers for an urban seed gathering hike in North Troy, followed by an afternoon of […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Nano Stern: Music and Social Movements

Chilean singer/songwriter, instrumentalist and composer Nano Stern’s style is a unique fusion of jazz, rock, folk and traditional Chilean music. This workshop explores the global state of music for social […]

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Nano Stern with Taina Asili & Gaetano Vaccaro

Nano Stern- appearing with Patricio Rojas on bass and Cristian Carvacho on drums- is the voice of a newly politicized Chileangeneration squarely in the nuevacanción tradition. The band's vibrant musical […]

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WOOC 105.3 Fundraiser: Vegan Dinner With Chris Hedges

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist New York Times Best Selling author Chris Hedges will speak on fascism in the age of Trump. Prior to his talk will be a fundraiser for WOOC […]

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Chris Hedges: “Fascism in the Age of Trump”

Following our WOOC 105.3 fundraiser vegan dinner, special guest Chris Hedges returns to The Sanctuary to speak about corporatism, government, and "Fascism in the age of Trump." With experience varying […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Ellen Rocco: Community Journalism on a Budget

Join Ellen Rocco, manager of North Country Public Radio, to learn the secrets of covering community news from a national perspective at a time when local journalism is in decline.

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Intro to Audio Editing with Audacity [BE THE MEDIA!]

Audacity is a free digital audio editor and recording application that runs on almost any Mac or PC. Learn how to use it to make radio! Lead by experienced media […]

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