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April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 8, 2019

HOME: A Performance Project by The Open Program

HOME offers regular rehearsals at different locations, open to everybody at all times. You can join the project from the beginning, or even at the last moment. A team of professional artists from different parts of the world will help you develop your story or poem, discover with you how to work on speech, vibration, rhythm and meaning, or assist you in creating a song or an acting fragment, a dramatic piece based on what you think and feel is meaningful for you and your people, and rehearse with you on what you created.
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April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 23, 2019

De Sangre y Azucar: Afro-Caribbean Rhythms Drumming Classes

These introductory classes seek to highlight the different musical rhythms of the Caribbean. Some of the styles taught will be Rumba (Cuba), Bomba (PR), musical forms from DR/Haiti, and Afro-Panamanian styles!
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April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Our Bodies’ Wisdom: Trauma-Informed Self Massage and Self Care

$15 20 tickets left
In this two hour workshop, we will have an overview of trauma and the role of massage therapy in addressing it. Participants will have the opportunity to learn and practice the proper techniques for self-massage along with the benefits massage can have on the body after trauma. Some of these techniques include acupressure, hand and feet reflexology and guided breathing meditation.
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April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

RAIZ UP: Honoring the legacy of Nipsey Hussle

For this edition of RAIZ UP, let’s honor the legacy of Nipsey Hussle, and the commitment of building our communities from within, promoting values and principles that uplift us to build people power, defy systems of oppression and build alternatives.
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April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Thursday, repeating until April 25, 2019

Dance For The People

Come dance at The People's Forum! Together, we’ll study and embody the social and political significance of dance. Every week, we’ll build strength and skill, explore our creative impulses and learn new choreography.
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April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lenny Foster: Native American Issues and Leonard Peltier

Lenny Foster of the Diné Nation (former Director of the Navajo Nation Corrections Project), talking about Leonard Peltier, a Native American activist who was unfairly and illegally tried and convicted for his participation in a firefight on the Pine Ridge Reservation in 1975.
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April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

REPRODUCTIVE FREEDOM IS WHAT WE WANT: A LIVE PERFORMANCE

The Reproductive Freedom Festival continues! An inspiring collection of writings on reproductive freedom, health and justice, including works by June Jordan, Justice Harry Blackmun and Sally Blackmun.
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April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Fuera Yankis! Santo Domingo, 1965: La revolución dominicana y sus múltiples interpretaciones

A panel discussion rescuing the historical memory of the Dominican people with the objective of challenging and dismantling the historical revisionism in regards to the “April Revolution” and its heroes. In addition, through studying the “April Revolution” we will be able to understand the current conjuncture of North American imperialism in Latin America.
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May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 24, 2019

Jazz: Music of the Black Holocaust

$15 – $120
Jazz: Music of the Black Holocaust is an introductory course that seeks to explore intersections of “jazz” music, historical perspectives of the African diaspora and their role and impact on contemporary society. Students will be introduced to basic jazz rhythms, melodies, harmonies, jazz culture, fashion and development through multi-media that includes videos, films and recordings. Open to the public.
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May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 3, 2019 at 7:00pm

Songs in the Key of Resistance

Songs in the Key of Resistance is a community song and chant share hosted by the NYC Poor People's Campaign: National Call for Moral Revival and The People's Forum. This is a space to develop relationships and strengthen our community through song.
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May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Kashmir Charity Iftar

Please join us for a Kashmir Charity Iftar on May 14, 7-10 PM. Everyone is welcome, and please bring your family and friends! We will be raising funds to support the Pellet Victims Welfare Trust, an organization that works to support the medical and financial needs of the more than 1300 victims of pellet guns in Kashmir.
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June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Demystifying Herbal Medicine: Connecting Lineages of Plant Medicine with Herban Cura

$20 14 tickets left
This is a skill share that will be focused on learning the history and medicinal properties of plants that grow in NYC and how these plants can be used for common ailments. Participants will learn to make an herbal balm with the herbs discussed.
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