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October Events at Flor y Canto

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    It s October already, the spookiest and best time of the year. This month is full of events and happenings, so get out your calendars, it s time to fill them
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      It's October already, the spookiest and best time of the year. This month is
      full of events and happenings, so get out your calendars, it's time to fill
      them in!


      Northeast Neighbors for Peace & Justice presents The "Take Back Democracy
      Film Festival" Five Fridays in October at Flor y Canto

      This week's screening -- October 1 "What America Needs: From Sea to Shining
      Sea" (2002, 93 minutes) Directed and Produced by Mark Wojahn Traveling by
      train from N.Y.C. to Los Angeles post 9/11, a documentary filmmaker asks
      more than 500 people from different communities across America "What Do You
      Think America Needs?" The sincerity and thoughtfulness with which people
      responded makes this film a thought-provoking look at who Americans are and
      what they instinctively know. Collectively, their answers relate an
      unexpected story of hope. This film just premiered last week in Los Angeles
      at the silverlake Film Festival.

      Northeast Neighbors for Peace and Justice Video/Potlucks almost every
      Friday, Gather about 8:00, movie starts about 8:30, bring food or drink to
      share if you can. More info about upcoming films at


      RNC Reportback Wednesday, October 6th at 7:30 pm

      This year the Republican National Convention (RNC) saw the largest protests
      in the history of U.S. political conventions. Creative and colorful marches,
      demonstrations, direct actions, civil disobedience, educational events,
      celebrations and much more were held all week to show the Republicans how
      unwelcome they were. At the same time the level of, police harassment,
      violent police tactics, police surveillance of activists and psychological
      warfare tactics were used extensively by one of the largest gatherings of
      law enforcement officials in the history of New York.

      Join local activists who traveled to New York in August to protest at The
      RNC. We will be discussing the details of what happened that historic week
      in New York City, as well as beginning a discussion of where do we go from
      here. More info here: http://www.florycanto.org/rnc.htm


      Los Angeles Needle Exchange-Radical,Urban Crafters Sunday, October 3 &
      October 17 3-6pm

      This friendly group of folks are now meeting twice a month, double the fun!
      Crafters of all skill levels are welcome. more on the group:


      October Surprise: Creative Interventions & Underground Politics in Northeast
      Los Angeles October 8-11 http://www.theoctobersurprise.org/

      All weekend:
      - October Surprise catalogs/maps available for pickup at Flor y Canto
      - tune into 101.5 for Autonomous Radiobodies by Ryan Schoelerman samples of
      a NELA walking tour via microbroadcast

      An October Surprise related exhibit will be up at the space until the end of
      the month. Check the website for more details.


      Introducing... Flor y Canto Online Bookshop!

      Now you can purchase or browse Flor y Canto's book selection online. We are
      slowly adding our complete listing of titles so check back often for
      updates. Y para ustedes que hablan EspaƱol, el sitio es bilingue!


      Flor y Canto News:

      Thanks to some local youth and new volunteers, we are now open everyday
      starting in the afternoons. Please check the website for updated hours as
      times can sometimes change. If you're driving across town it's always safe
      to give a quick call ahead of time. (323) 276-1148.

      Thanks again for all your support and have a Happy Halloween! Nan

      Flor y Canto
      3706 N. Figueroa St.
      Los Angeles, CA 90065
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