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06 Feb International Workers’ Day 2017

As this year’s International Workers’ Day approached, activists, trade unions and civil rights organizations joined the call for a general strike and a series of protests in all major American cities. In New York, thousands took to the streets to defend workers’ rights, calling for…

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06 Feb International Women’s Strike 2017

Wednesday’s demonstration took a different posture from the Women’s March in Washington DC. The organizers of the massive January protest against Trump’s divisive presidency decided to not take part in the global strike and only voiced a general message of support through the announcement of…

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06 Feb Decolonize this Museum

For the second year in a row, the collective Decolonize This Place has organized an “Anti-Columbus Day Tour” at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The organizers called for the removal of the white supremacist statue in front of the museum (which…

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23 Jan Rediscovering S.F. Vanni

To commemorate the life and work of Dr. Olga Ragusa, who passed away on Jan. 6 2018 at the age of 95, we are releasing a mini-documentary on Centro Primo Levi’s work restoring S.F. Vanni, the landmark Italian bookstore and publisher she ran in the West Village….

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19 Jun The Art of Conduction

Lawrence D. Butch Morris (1947–2013) was an American jazz cornetist, composer and conductor, internationally considered one of the great musical innovators of our times. His interests in ensemble music―from avant-garde jazz to contemporary classical―crystallized into a unique method of real-time orchestral composition, which he called…

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