Spring season premiere with Sidi Toure and friends!
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Season premiere 7 PM this Thursday!
New Music from Africa w/ Sidi Toure and FriendsOur Fall 2011 season opens at 7 PM this Thursday (10/6) with Sidi Toure and friends, performing spellbinding acoustic music from Mali that incorporates influences ranging from the 5th century Songhai Empire to contemporary pop culture.
"Sidi Toure is a worthy successor to Ali Farka Toure. Among Songhai musicians, Sidi is the best. Sidi Toure has all the talent, quality, simplicity, playing and singing skills, its incredible. We need people like Sidi." Bassekou Kouyate
Admission $10. Video. Advance tickets. Details.
In the Underground Gallery
Media NodesAt a time when hard-core investigative journalism is in peril, the Sanctuary's Underground Gallery presents Media Nodes, a view behind the curtain, beyond the front page, to the interior landscape of a news industry in transition. Details.
Be The Media!
StoryHarvest: Youth Voices From the GardenA free digital storytelling workshop for neighborhood youth, focusing on basic documentary skills and the art of storytelling, from 10 AM-2 PM on Saturday, October 15. Details.
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Taking Liberties w/ Susan HermanThe president of the American Civil Liberties Union joins us next week to talk about her new book "Taking Liberties: The War on Terror and the Erosion of Democracy," just in time for the tenth anniversary of the Patriot Act. Details.
MoHu Fest event
Planting SeedsJoin us for a community-wide celebration of the first harvest from North Troy's Collard City Garden all day and into the evening on Saturday, October 15! Details.
On Sanctuary TV
Occupy Albany!There've been some amazing developments over the past week in the Occupy Wall Street movement, ranging from 700 arrests on the Brooklyn Bridge to the formation of a local group called Occupy Albany.
The Sanctuary TV crew and our allies have been documenting events as they unfold with great results; one of the new videos already has more than 10,000 views!
Occupy Albany Declares Solidarity with Occupy Wall Street
Why We're Occupying Wall Street
Morning Donation Run at Occupy Wall Street
Abby Lappin "Revolution 102"
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