Spring 2017 Season

Theater of War

WOOC Benefit with Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars and Vusi Mahlasela

The Egg, in cooperation with The Sanctuary for Independent Media, presents a fundraising concert for radio station WOOC 105.3 FM, a double bill of African music that is sure to […]

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Reclamation Clinic: Home Sweet Home

Congratulations! You purchased a building and you have a plan for financing the work it needs. Learn about home repair education courses available in the region and the process for […]

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NATURE Lab Workshop with Fran Martino: Citizen Science Training- Stream Sampling in Rensselaer County

Rensselaer Land Trust’s Stream Team needs help to find out if the streams of Rensselaer County are safe. This project will recruit and train citizen scientists to collect water samples […]

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Salif Keita

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear the Golden Voice of Africa in a small listening room—one of the world's most extraordinary singers, Afropop pioneer, and a direct descendant of Sundiata Keita, […]

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Meklit

Emanating from “in-between-spaces” imbued with poetry and multiplicity, from the hybrid blues-like sound of Ethiopian Tizita to jazz, folk songs, hip-hop and art rock....

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Be The Media! Workshop with Sonia Kenneback: Safeguarding Sources- Encryption and Trauma Protection

This workshop offers a general overview exploring the ethics and challenges of investigating and documenting high-stakes, dangerous and traumatic situations and events. Sonya will share strategies for preparing for a […]

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“National Bird” with Filmmaker Sonia Kenneback and Panel

The story of whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the "secret" U.S. drone war. The […]

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The Nile Project: Introduced by Hudson River Warriors

Musical performance introduced by local Hudson River water warriors, including Maureen Cunningham and others. A cross-cultural musical collaboration among artists sharing diverse relationships to the world's longest river, from the […]

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NATURE Lab Workshop: Unleashing the Power of High School Environmental Advocates- Water Security in Hoosick Falls and Beyond – POSTPONED

Presented by Hoosick Falls High School Students with Ken Facin, Hoosick Falls Superintendent of Schools. Hoosick Falls has been in the news because of a widespread groundwater contamination crisis. Unleash […]

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Screening with Franklin Lopez

As a substitute for Richard Wolff’s canceled presentation, radical media maker Franklin López will be appearing instead with a program of new work!  Franklin López is an anarchist filmmaker from […]

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SCHEDULE CHANGE DUE TO ILLNESS: “Economic Update” with radio host Richard Wolff

SCHEDULE CHANGE DUE TO ILLNESS: We just learned that Richard Wolff is suffering from a severe flu; his doctor advises him not to travel or expose others to his illness.  […]

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An Irresistible Resistance Dinner hosted by The Yes Men, with special guest Franklin Lopez

An Evening You Can't Forget (no matter how hard you try) in support of The Sanctuary for Independent Media! Food and Hosting by The Yes Men. Entertainment by Franklin López […]

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