Open reading period for submissions of poet theater until June 1, 2013.
We celebrate the news in The Village Voice article, City Settles Lawsuit Over The Destruction of the Occupy Wall Street Library showing that the Occupy movement received some measure of justice for the wanton destruction of their community. Occupy Wall Street claimed $47,000 in damages [for the loss of books and computers], all of which the city agreed [...]
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We are running a contest to give away one pair of tickets to the 7:00pm show at BB King Blues Club in New York City on March 5, 2013. Post in the comments section below your favorite Sweet Honey in the Rock song, and why.
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John Lennon’s Imagine will resonate through Times Square and Occupy on New Years Eve.
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tell us about your choice of (or whether or not you’ll vote for) president
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It is 10:39 pm Wednesday evening. There are big crowds, many people with suitcases, at Liberty Plaza/Zuccotti Park. Occupy Guitarmy has arrived on their trek from Philadelphia to NYC. Around 6pm, the police made a sweep with arrests. It seems like there were two arrests, and one person, Mary, who was injured, maybe in the [...]
Sometimes, you just gotta bring on the joy, music and dance! MCA was much more than his early fratboy persona.
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4:39 – Occupy Wall Street made it across the bridge with calmness, and I think no arrests. There was a welcoming committee of OWS folks to greet them. Live Video at Occupy Earth: here. 4:23pm -Looks like the police have protesters kettled on the bridge. Video streaming of the event: here. Report is that they [...]