Fall 2022 Season

5th Anniversary of Hudson Mohawk Magazine on Sanctuary Radio

Join us in a community gathering to commemorate 5 years of Hudson Mohawk Magazine, our locally-produced radio news hour, which launched on September 11, 2017 with the conscious goal of […]

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Be the Media! Workshop: “Representing Reproductive Justice on Screen and Maximizing the Social Impact of Film”

with Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes Join Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes as they share their experience using media as an organizing tool for social change, with special focus on […]

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“The Janes” Film Screening with Tia Lessen, Emma Pildes & Panel

The Janes is a documentary film of an underground network of women in Chicago in the late 60s and early 70s who called themselves Jane and provided safe, affordable, illegal […]

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Les Filles de Illighadad- TOUR CANCELED

Drawing from two distinct styles of regional sound, ancient village choral chants and desert guitar, Les Filles de Illighadad are sisters from the village of Illighadad, performing Tende, traditional music […]

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“DIRT: The Secret Life of Soil” with Arm-of-the-Sea Theater

Join us for a theatrical production about the dirt under our feet by Arm-of-the-Sea Theater, an arts ensemble that fuses visual storytelling with live music in contemporary works of mask […]

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Al Bilali Soudan

Join us for a concert from Al Bilali Soudan from Timbuktu, Mali. Their performance is an improvisational tour de force of traditional instruments (incl. tehardant and calabash), rhythms, and scales. […]

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Chris Hedges: “The Greatest Evil is War”

Chris Hedges returns to The Sanctuary for Independent Media on the subject of his latest book titled The Greatest Evil is War, an unflinching indictment of the horror and obscenity […]

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Be The Media! Workshop: Social Issue Filmmaking with Yoruba Richen

Join us for a workshop with Yoruba Richen who will show clips from a few of her recent documentaries and talk about her approach to social issue filmmaking. Yoruba will also examine […]

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“The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks” Film Screening

with filmmaker Yoruba Richen Yoruba Richen will screen The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks at the Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy, NY. This film captures the unexpected story of […]

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Be The Media! Workshop with Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0: 

"Technologies of Disturbance: From Tactical Media to Geo-Poetic Systems” Join Ricardo Dominguez and Amy Sara Carroll as they focus on artivist gestures from the 1990s and what they might offer […]

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BioArt Visionary @CBIS with Miriam Simun

"Corporeal Entanglements All The Way Down" Join us for this virtual session of the series BioArt Visionary @CBIS, presented in conjunction with RPI’s Center for Biotechnology, the ARTS department & the […]

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Salon Séance: “The End of Time”

Join us for an interdisciplinary presentation combining live classical music with visual and theatrical storytelling. This is the regional premiere of The End of Time, an immersive experience with themes […]

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