Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 7:00pm

Founded in 2009 , THE WRITHING SOCIETY meets regularly to practice and discuss the techniques of constrained writing. We practice the methods invented or codified by the French group OuLiPo and by many other writers, artists, musicians, and mathematicians, including our own participants.

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Friday, February 12, 2016 - 12:00pm

The Midnight Moonlight Marathon is a poetry reading and fundraiser to send 40 young women writers from Bedford Academy to see 12 of the best women poets in the country compete in the final round of the 2016 Women of the World Poetry Slam (WoWPS). The Marathon will raise $1,000 to cover the...

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 7:00pm


Special Valentines Day Show Biz Jam
Love and Poltics at the Commons Cafe
Hosted By Randy...

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 7:30pm

 

The United States imprisons more of its citizens than any other nation in the world. To be...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 7:30pm

The New York chapter of National Women's Liberation meets the third Tuesday of every month in the Library (2nd Floor) at The Commons from 7:30 to 9:30p. We have discussions, we make plans, we have fun. Join us.

National Women’s Liberation (womensliberation.org) is a feminist group for...

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm

Join Kathryn Davis, WBAI Radio Host, Spiritual Activist and Energy Healer.

Unravel the...

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:30pm

“Capital cannot tolerate any limitations to its own mode of social metabolic reproduction. Accordingly,...

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 6:00pm

Hegel’s philosophy has had a great influence on much of what has happened in the world since his time (1770 – 1831)...

Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 3:00pm


Live music.
This three-hour extravaganza will be simulcast on your favorite radio station, WBAI. (99....

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 6:30pm

Judging by government statements and media reports, the world today is awash in something called religious violence. More often invoked than defined, “religious violence” nonetheless appears to our collective imagination as something exceptional, and essentially different from the everyday...

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 7:00pm


"Cuba, an African Odyssey"  tells the story of an extraordinary example of principled anti-...

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 6:30pm

Is design the new core competency? From user experience research to sustainable development, professional labor and productivity is increasingly framed in the language of design, while design fields are growing rapidly in industry and academia alike. This is partly a product of “design...

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 10:00am

Learn to Use the Patterns of Nature to Create Social and Ecological Change!
10am-5pm on Saturdays and Sundays
February 27&28, - March 5&6, 12&13, April 16&17 and April 30.
Tuition $950 flexible scheduling and payment plans available

Our Permaculture...

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 11:00am


An experience for the whole family not to be missed!

The Phantastic Theater’s presentations introduce young people to the...

Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 2:00pm

In the current presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton has been acting like some sort of born-again progressive, the...

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 7:30pm

Written in the ten years following the publication of The Power of Women and the Subversion of Community...

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 6:30pm

Doors Open at 6:30. Event begins at 7.
This description will be be updated to include specific readers, books, and more.

The New York Review of Science Fiction Reading Series provides performances from some of the best writers in science fiction, fantasy, speculative fiction, etc...

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 6:00pm


Panelists will include:
Paula Z. Segal, Real Estate Investment Cooperative (NYC REIC) and 596 Acres
Jenny Dubnau,...

Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 10:30am


The Musical Forest Workshop Begins again!

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Monday, March 7, 2016 - 7:30pm

It’s Not Over: Learning From the Socialist Experiment analyzes the 20th century...

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 7:30pm

Rebel Friendships considers the interplay...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 5:30pm

The petroleum industry operates at the intersection of some of...

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

Join Kathryn Davis, WBAI Radio Host, Spiritual Activist and Energy Healer.

Unravel the weariness of...

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 6:30pm


Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species produced a radical paradigm shift in thinking about the living...

Saturday, April 2, 2016 - 10:00am

Special tributes by:
Jamaica Kincaid, Antiguan-...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 7:00pm

Join Kathryn Davis, WBAI Radio Host, Spiritual Activist and Energy Healer.

Unravel the weariness of life and unwrap the healing power within.  This event kicks off a series in which YOU, the studio audience will engage and interact with Healers, Visionaries and Wisdom Keepers who will...

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 7:30pm

Abe and Julia Kotelchuck were pursued as Communist Party activists by J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI with...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 7:00pm

Join Kathryn Davis, WBAI Radio Host, Spiritual Activist and Energy Healer.

Unravel the...

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 7:00pm

Join Kathryn Davis, WBAI Radio Host, Spiritual Activist and Energy Healer.

Unravel the weariness of life and unwrap the healing power within.  This event kicks off a series in which YOU, the studio audience will engage and interact with Healers, Visionaries and Wisdom Keepers who will...