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Arts & Culture Collective

Now until Fri Sept 27
“Undesign the Redline”

Join us for the opening night of “Undesign the Redline”, a traveling, interactive exhibit by Designing the WE on the history of redlining, urban renewal, public housing, and local displacement, and how they impact Gowanus’ future.  See the full schedule with details on all open exhibit hours here, through Friday Sept 27, closing event 5-7 pmWhere: Gowanus Houses Community Center – 420 Baltic Street, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn
Sponsored by:
Fifth Avenue Committee

Tues Sept 24, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
Hiroshima Sparrow 

A song-telling concert based on a true Hibakusha story performed by celebrated Japanese musician, Harumi Yamamoto
Two performances:
Tues Sept 24, 7:30 – 9:00 pm (doors open at 7pm)
Church of the Ascension – 36 Fifth Ave. & 10th St., New York City
Fri Sept 27, 8:00 – 10:00 pm (doors open at 7:30pm)
Mary House, The Catholic Worker – 55 E 3rd St. b/t 1st Ave & 11th St., New York City
These events are open to the public.
Suggested donation $10.00 to benefit Veterans for Peace – Chapter 34.
The performance will be in Japanese with English subtitles.
See more details here.
Sponsor: Manhattan Project for a Nuclear Free World. 

Saturdays, starting Sat 9/14, 8:00 pm
Weekly Performances at the People’s Voice Cafe

The People’s Voice Cafe is an alternative coffeehouse offering live entertainment in New York City, from folk music and protest songs to rap, jazz, poetry, storytelling, and dance. They are hosting live performance shows every Saturday this fall starting Sat, Sept 14.  See full schedule here.

Time: All shows begin at 8 pm. Doors open 7:30

Location: Community Church of New York U.U. 40 East 35th St. (between Madison & Park), Manhattan

Admission: $20 suggested contribution — more if you choose, less if you can’t; no one turned away.
Accessibility: Wheelchair accessible (including bathrooms). For info call 212-787-3903.

Interference Archive

July 7, 2019

Who, What, Where, When, How and Why……is Interference Archives!!!

Image from Interference Archives web page.

I just recently became acquainted with an engaging archival organization located in Brooklyn. I as well as our team of the A&C Collective are excited to reference and post events and activities of this organization. We trust that you too will understand and appreciate the value of this grassroots organization.

The mission of Interference Archive is to explore the relationship between cultural production and social movements. This work manifests in an open stacks archival collection, publications, a study center, and public programs including exhibitions, workshops, talks, and screenings, all of which encourage critical and creative engagement with the rich history of social movements….. READ MORE on their website. Interference Archive.

Their upcoming exhibition. Resistance Radio: The People’s Airwaves
July 11 – September 29, 2019
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 11, 6-9 pm

This exhibit looks at the history of radio as a medium for grassroots movements and their organizing work. The exhibition will be accompanied by a zine, a poster, a series of events, a pop-up FM broadcast, and a website:

Antigone in Ferguson

Post: May 27, 2019

Theater Of War Productions and Brooklyn Public Library has announced an extended 10 week run of FREE performances of Theater of War original project Antigone in Ferguson, a performance of Sophocles’  Antigone, new version by Bryan Doerries. Read more about the two-year partnership.

Rance Blaylock

This innovative project combines dramatic readings with live choral music. An audience-driven discussion of race and gender-based violence and social justice.

Translated, Directed, and Facilitated by BRYAN DOERRIES.
Music composed and conducted by PHIL WOODMORE

Antigone in Ferguson opened on Wednesday, May 8 and continues through Saturday, July 13, 2019 at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn (157 Montague St.).


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