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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11 September 2022 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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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21 September 2022 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“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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08 October 2022 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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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16 October 2022 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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21 October 2022 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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03 November 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

“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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03 November 2022 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Be The Media! Workshop with Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0: 

"Gestures in the 'Border Horror' of US Immigration Policy” Join Ricardo Dominguez and Amy Sara Carroll of the collective Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0 as they discuss a brief history of […]

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10 November 2022 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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16 November 2022 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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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19 November 2022 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

“American Caliph” Book Talk

with author Shahan Mufti Join author Shahan Mufti for a behind-the-scenes look at American Caliph, his riveting true story of America’s first homegrown Muslim terror attack–the 1977 Hanafi siege of […]

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01 December 2022 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

People’s Health Sanctuary Open House

Where: NATURE Lab 2nd floor, 3319 6th Avenue It is with great joy that we would like to announce the opening of the People's Health Sanctuary! It has been a […]

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03 December 2022 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Holiday Interfaith Justice and Peace Circle at Freedom Square

Join us in a celebration of light and community. Around an evergreen tree, we will light candles, tie the names of loved ones on branches, and share our light to […]

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10 December 2022 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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