“Spaces of Exception” Film Screening & Discussion

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

“Spaces of Exception” is a film profiling American Indian reservations alongside Palestinian refugee camps, an attempt to understand the significance of the land—its memory and divisions—and the conditions for life, community and sovereignty. The screening is followed by a community conversation with film co-director Matt Peterson and Indigenous and Palestinian guests. 5pm – 6pm: Be […]

$25

Be The Media! workshop: Creating a Long-Term Media Project

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

“Spaces of Exception” is a film profiling American Indian reservations alongside Palestinian refugee camps. Join us for a Be The Media! workshop with co-director Matt Peterson prior to the screening of “Spaces of Exception,” to learn about the process of creating a long-term media project. "Spaces of Exception" was filmed from 2014 to 2017 in […]

Caña Dulce y Caña Brava In Concert!

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Caña Dulce y Caña Brava offers a performance which exhibits the dance, poetry, and the traditional attire of Veracruz, Mexico. These noteworthy performers, who are beneficiaries of the Jarocho culture, bring years of experience on both the national and international stages with them. Join us for this exciting performance! *Tickets are priced at $20 for […]

Event Series FEMeeting Sister Labs

FEMeeting Sister Labs: Workshops

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Join FEMeeting Sister Labs, a conference bringing together women in art, science and technology, for two days of speakers, workshops, and community activities. NATURE Lab hosts FEMeeting Sister Labs right here in North Central Troy, NY, welcoming local and international artists, scholars, students and community members. Schedule:April 5, 7:00pm - 9:30pm: Speakers April 6, 9:00am […]

Event Series FEMeeting Sister Labs

FEMeeting Sister Labs: Artist Presentations

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Join FEMeeting Sister Labs, a conference bringing together women in art, science and technology, for two days of speakers, workshops, and community activities. NATURE Lab hosts FEMeeting Sister Labs right here in North Central Troy, NY, welcoming local and international artists, scholars, students and community members. All are welcome for this exciting weekend of events! […]

Event Series HMM Community Radio Days

HMM Community Radio Day

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Community Radio Days take place on the first Monday of every month, bringing interested and producing correspondents together to discuss grassroots news, story ideas, share experiences, and create community. Hudson Mohawk Magazine is for everyone. Drop by to see what it's all about. Hudson Mohawk Magazine (HMM) is a volunteer-produced, local news hour that provides […]

Event Series HMM Community Radio Days

HMM Community Radio Day

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Do you like to tell stories? Are you interested in reporting on issues you care about? Do you want to engage with your community? Do you have questions for decision makers? Are you interested in amplifying important issues of social and environmental issues? Do you like sound engineering? If you answered yes to any of […]

Event Series HMM Community Radio Days

HMM Community Radio Day

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Community Radio Days take place on the first Monday of every month, bringing interested and producing correspondents together to discuss grassroots news, story ideas, share experiences, and create community. Hudson Mohawk Magazine is for everyone. Drop by to see what it's all about. Hudson Mohawk Magazine (HMM) is a volunteer-produced, local news hour that provides […]

Event Series HMM Community Radio Days

HMM Community Radio Day

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Do you like to tell stories? Are you interested in reporting on issues you care about? Do you want to engage with your community? Do you have questions for decision makers? Are you interested in amplifying important issues of social and environmental issues? Do you like sound engineering? If you answered yes to any of […]

“Israelism” Film Screening

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

In the spirit of cross-cultural learning and understanding, the Albany Chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace alongside our co-sponsors, are excited to host an in person screening of Israelism followed by a community discussion at The Sanctuary for Independent Media. Created by two first-time Jewish filmmakers who followed the experience of two young American Jews, Israelism provides […]

Event Series HMM Community Radio Days

HMM Community Radio Day

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Community Radio Days take place on the first Monday of every month, bringing interested and producing correspondents together to discuss grassroots news, story ideas, share experiences, and create community. Hudson Mohawk Magazine is for everyone. Drop by to see what it's all about. Hudson Mohawk Magazine (HMM) is a volunteer-produced, local news hour that provides […]

Event Series HMM Community Radio Days

HMM Community Radio Day

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Do you like to tell stories? Are you interested in reporting on issues you care about? Do you want to engage with your community? Do you have questions for decision makers? Are you interested in amplifying important issues of social and environmental issues? Do you like sound engineering? If you answered yes to any of […]

Spring 2024 Campus Open House

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Our Campus Open House is an opportunity to drop by the Sanctuary to get to know our many initiatives and programs! This is a great opportunity for potential interns, volunteers, or curious community members to ask questions and learn more about what we do. Our various initiatives will have activities, tables, and workshops in the […]

Event Series HMM Community Radio Days

HMM Community Radio Day

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Community Radio Days take place on the first Monday of every month, bringing interested and producing correspondents together to discuss grassroots news, story ideas, share experiences, and create community. Hudson Mohawk Magazine is for everyone. Drop by to see what it's all about. Hudson Mohawk Magazine (HMM) is a volunteer-produced, local news hour that provides […]

Event Series HMM Community Radio Days

HMM Community Radio Day

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Do you like to tell stories? Are you interested in reporting on issues you care about? Do you want to engage with your community? Do you have questions for decision makers? Are you interested in amplifying important issues of social and environmental issues? Do you like sound engineering? If you answered yes to any of […]

Annual North-Central Troy Interfaith Holiday Justice and Peace Celebration

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

The Sanctuary for Independent Media invites you and your loved ones to join us for our annual North-Central Troy Interfaith Holiday Peace and Justice Celebration! On December 9th, from 2PM - 4PM, we will gather in the Sanctuary Main Space where free food will be provided, along with: From 4PM - 5PM, we will gather […]

Journalist Chris Hedges Speaks on Gaza

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

*This is an in-person event *If you are unable to attend in-person, we encourage you to join our mailing list so you can be the first to know when documentation of the event is available! Admission by donation: $10 suggested or $5 student/ low income. Best-selling author, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and former foreign correspondent for […]

Event Series Hudson Mohawk Magazine Open Hours

Hudson Mohawk Magazine Open Hours

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Hudson Mohawk Magazine (HMM) is radio for the community, by community volunteers. If you are curious about the radio and have questions, if you're interested in getting involved, or if you need some support in production, these open hours are a perfect time to come to the main Sanctuary space to work directly with HMM […]

“Confessions of a Good Samaritan” Film Screening with Director Penny Lane

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Director Penny Lane returns to the Sanctuary to screen her latest film Confessions of a Good Samaritan about her own experience deciding to become a “Good Samaritan” by giving one of her kidneys to a stranger. This launches her on an unexpectedly funny, intimate, and provocative quest to understand why everyone seems to think she’s […]

Event Series Hudson Mohawk Magazine Open Hours

Hudson Mohawk Magazine Open Hours

The Sanctuary 3361 6th Ave, Troy, United States

Hudson Mohawk Magazine (HMM) is radio for the community, by community volunteers. If you are curious about the radio and have questions, if you're interested in getting involved, or if you need some support in production, these open hours are a perfect time to come to the main Sanctuary space to work directly with HMM […]

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