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Democratic Socialists of America Awards Reception

When: Sunday, June 8, 2014, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Boston Workmen's Circle • 1762 Beacon St • Brookline

Come join us at Boston DSA’s annual awards reception, this year honoring two activists separated by six decades but united in the cause of social justice — Jacob Schlitt and Cecily McMillan

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Memorial Day for Peace

When: Monday, May 26, 2014, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Where: Christopher Columbus Park • Atlantic Ave. & Richmond St. • Aquarium T • Boston

Please join Veterans For Peace, the Smedley Butler Brigade and Samantha Smith Chapters, United for Justice with Peace, Mass Peace Action, and the American Friends Service Committee for a ceremony for Peace on Memorial Day. 

This year our program consists of poets reading original works. 

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Midnight Voices: Coffeehouse, Spoken Word, Poetry

When: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 4:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park • off Brattle St, take Harvard T • Cambridge

(the young dead soldiers do not speak, they have a silence that speaks for them at night when the clock counts)

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Gala 2014 - Artsbridge, Inc: Making A Difference Through Art

When: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Where: Cambridge Multicultural Center

There will be performances by Middle Eastern musicians, and some of the artwork produced by Israeli and Palestinian teens will be on display. Tickets start at $36 dollars and reservations may be made through the link below.

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Project HIP-HOP: REVOLVE 2014

When: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Where: Hibernian Hall • 184 Dudley St • Boston

Join board, staff and young people of Project HIP-HOP for our 6th Annual event, REVOLVE, a celebration of Project HIP-HOP's work.

This year we will celebrate the past 12 years of leadership of our Executive Director, Mariama White-Hammond.

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The World According to David Rovics, Jimmy Tingle, and the Afro D All Starz

When: Sunday, June 1, 2014, 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Where: Spontaneous Celebrations • 45 Danforth St • Stony Brook T • Jamaica Plain

Breaking Bread Activist Dinner

When: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: First Baptist Church • 633 Centre St • Green St T • Jamaica Plain

As we consider the future of our movements in Boston, nationally, and internationally, let us pause for a moment and break bread together. Without an agenda, poets, artists, activists, musicians, and radical clergy shall sit down, eat, laugh, and sing. By getting to know the various sectors of our struggle over a meal, perhaps then we will make a decision to work together in deeper and more meaningful ways. Food will be provided. Desserts are welcome.

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Music for Peace: Johannes Brahms Birthday Concert

When: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 4:30 pm
Where: Harvard-Epworth Methodist Church • 1555 Massachusetts Ave • Harvard T - near Law School • Cambridge


 Music from Brahms' Last Years... 

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Liberation Seder

When: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 8:00 am
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston

“Liberation Seder”

In celebration and honor of Passover we will gather for our annual Liberation Seder. This is the time when we remember the Jewish story of resistance and come together as a community to celebrate the timeless story of overcoming injustice and choosing to remember the connection to all struggles for liberation. Please remember to bring a potluck dish to share. This is an especially good Sunday to bring friends and family!

Lee Fich is a long time friend of the church who has led the Passover Seder for many years now.

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Go, Granny D!

When: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 4:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Friends Meeting • 5 Longfellow Park (off Brattle St) • Harvard T • Cambridge

At age 90 Doris “Granny D“ Haddock blazed a 3200-mile trail across America for campaign finance reform.

Off-Broadway actress Barbara Bates Smith and musician Jeff Sebens highlight the story of this crusader whose steel determination took the world by surprise and elevated her to national fame. Smith summons the granny with the straw hat proclaiming across the U.S. “Corporations are not people! Democracy is!“

       - Monterey (CA) Weekly

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Vote for Peace TV Producer Maria Battaglia's Film

Peace activist TV Producer Maria Battaglia entered a neurological film festival, the purpose is to raise awareness and funding for brain diseases. 
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Nonviolent Action: The Teachers of Norway

When: Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 4:00 pm
Where: Boston College Newton Campus • 825 Centre St • Trinity Chapel • Newton

Bush and Obama: The Age of Terror

When: Saturday, April 5, 2014, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Boston College, Robsham Theater • Take Green Line "B" to End of Line & cross Comm. Ave. • Chestnut Hill

An Afternoon with Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kutnick

Sponsored by the Boston College Department of Sociology

Tickets are free and will be available starting March 24.  There is a maximum of one ticket per person, to be picked up at the ticket office of Robsham Theatre. 

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Minoo Emami: Artist Talk and Conversation

When: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 4:00 pm
Where: ARTS @29 Garden • 29 Garden St • Harvard T • Cambridge

Join Iranian painter Minoo Emami for a conversation about art and war.

Minoo Emami

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An evening of Traditional Persian Music, Song, and Dance

When: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 2:00 pm
Where: Khaneh Iran • 17 Nichols Avenue • Watertown
The Iranian Student Association of Northeastern (ISAN) and Iranian Association of Boston (IAB)
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