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Free Press Second Saturday Salon, Saturday March 14, 2015

Join us at the March
Free Press Second Saturday Salon
Saturday
March 14, 2015
6:30 – 11 PM

March Free Press Second Saturday Salon
Saturday, March 14, 6:30-11pm @ 1021 E. Broad St.
Free. No RSVP necessary.
Socialize and network with progressive friends for hors-d’oeuvres, drink, art and music. Showing “Maestra” [Teacher] about Cuban literacy program and music by Solartopia.
colsfreepress@gmail.com, (614) 253-2571.

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Green Party to march in the Pride Parade, Free Press FREE Movie on Tuesday!

Join the Green Party to march in the
Pride Parade this weekend and
Join us for the Free Press FREE Movie on Tuesday!

March in the Columbus Pride Parade Saturday, June 21 @ 11am Join the Franklin County Green Party and the Hart for Congress campaign Meet on Front Street (between Main and Broad) at 11am. Look for the Hart for Congress banner or call 614-374-2380 for directions.

March in the Columbus Pride Parade
Saturday, June 21 @ 11am
Join the Franklin County Green Party and the
Hart for Congress campaign
Meet on Front Street (between Main and Broad) at 11am. Look for the Hart for Congress banner or call 614-374-2380 for directions.

<a href=Growing Cities: A Film about Urban Farming in America Tuesday, June 24, 7:30pm Drexel Theater, 2254 E. Main St. This award-winning documentary examines the role of urban farming in America and asks how much power it has to revitalize our cities and to change the way we eat. A question-and-answer discussion will follow with a panel moderated by Michelle Moskowitz Brown, Director of Local Matters. Co-sponsored by Simply Living, the Columbus Free Press, and the Columbus Film Council. Contact: Chuck.Lynd@gmail.com or call 614-354-6172 colsfreepress@gmail.com or (614) 253-2571

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Free Press Free Movie: Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal

Free Press Free Movie – “Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

7:30pm. “Long Distance Revolutionary” focuses on Mumia Abu Jamal’s career as a prolific writer and journalist from the depths of prison. The film chronicles his life and work as a journalist, writer, and philosopher –a public intellectual who has spent thirty years in a Pennsylvania prison, twenty nine of them in solitary confinement on death row.

The film tracks Mumia’s early work in journalism as a writer for the Black Panther newspaper (at age 15) through his promising and emerging career as a reporter for National Public Radio. After Mumia is convicted for the murder of Philadelphia patrolman Daniel Faulkner, the story then exposes Mumia’s battles with the American judicial system(prisons & courts) to
continue his journalism and radio broadcasts from behind bars– a battle he continues to wage to this very day. The film evolves into an exploration of his impact on social and political discourse both in the United States and around the world.

The film features exclusive and rare prison interviews with Mumia as well insights from Cornel West, Alice Walker, Angela Davis, Ruby Dee, Rubin Hurricane Carter, Amy Goodman, Dick Gregory, Peter Coyote, Giancarlo Esposito, Tariq Ali, Michael Parenti, Ramsey Clark, M1 (Dead Prez), Dave Zirin, Aya de Leon, Frances Goldin, Ramona Africa, as well as many others. Ultimately, the film ushers the audience behind prison walls and exposes the horrors of the American gulag. The audience experiences this journey with Mumia… a journey that and BLACK CENTRAL.

Parking. The attached Marconi Parking Garage has ample parking for meetings and events. The covered parking garage and walkway are well lit, secured and handicapped accessible to the Arena Grand’s facilities. And with a reduced garage rate, everyone can save. Parking starts at just $1 per car, up to 4 hours. Bring your parking stub into the theater for validation.

Arena Grand Movie Theatre, 175 W Nationwide Blvd, Columbus, Ohio 43215
253-2571, truth@freepress.org

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Free Press Second Saturday Holiday Salon December 8 – 6:30 pm

Free Press Second Saturday Holiday Salon
December 8 – 6:30pm

Socialize with progressive friends. Eat, drink and be merry for the holidays! Presentation by prisoner advocates.
Theme: Tribute to Motown (1961 – 1963). Music & Emcee by (DJ Buzz). Local artists exhibit & sales. Poetry contest to Motown recordings with prize. Narration of history. Dancing finale. Donations are welcome! Presented by : Crowns Jewels Revue Vol : 2. An Art Mix Production.

1021 E. Broad St., east side door, parking in rear.
truth@freepress.org
253-2571

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Come to the Free Press Second Saturday Salon

Saturday, November 10, 2012, 6:30pm – midnight
Enjoy food, drink, music, art, good friends and acquaintances for socializing, networking, and just relaxing and having fun. Join us for post-election analysis and social justice planning session.
1021 E. Broad St., east side door, parking in rear.
truth@freepress.org
253-2571

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Free Press free movie – “Healthcare – the Movie” Tuesday – March 27

When: Tuesday March 27, 2012
Free and open to the public
contact Kurt Bateman: span@spanohio.org

Free Press free movie – “Healthcare – the Movie”

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 7:30pm.

This documentary provides the real story of how the health care systems in Canada and the United States evolved to be so completely different, when at one point they were essentially the same. Most people under the age of 50, in both countries, are not aware of the intensity of the political struggle that led to the universal medical care system in Canada. Nor are they aware of the public relations campaigns, still active today, that have been prevalent in the United States since the early 1900’s to dissuade the public from supporting national health care. Co-sponsored by the Single-Payer Action Network-Ohio, Columbus Film Council, the Drexel, the Central Ohio Green Education Fund, and the Free Press.

The Drexel Theatre
2254 E. Main St.
Bexley, Ohio 43209
www.healthcaremovie.net

 

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Free Press FREE Movie: “War in the Mind” Tuesday, February 28 and Discussion

Tuesday, February 28, 2012• 7:30pm – 9:00pm – followed by discussion.
Director Judy Jackson has taken a tough emotional journey in this penetrating study of PTSD and our young war veterans. It’s called Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: the unending echo of battle etched in the brain may affect up to 15% of soldiers by some estimates. It can destroy families, and can leave its sufferers unable to work, addiction addled and changed. All the soldiers who bravely speak out in this film are doing so because they want us to understand what they endure. They also want to reach out to others who are suffering in silence, and may feel the only way of ending their pain is ending their lives. War in the Mind also investigates the issue of soldier suicide. Statistics from past and present wars tell the sad story of the magnitude of this problem. Families who have felt invisible, their sons’ stories unacknowledged, tell of the impact of their loss.
Sponsored by the Free Press, the Drexel Theater, the Film County of Greater Columbus and the Central Ohio Green Education Fund.
Drexel Theater, 2254 E. Main St., Bexley. Contact the Free Press: 253-2571, truth@freepress.org
http://www.facetofacemedia.ca/page.php?sectionID=2&pageID=98

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Bob Fitrakis on “Fight Back”: Culture Jam

Bob Fitrakis on “Fight Back”: Culture Jam
Live broadcast from Columbus State Community College
Columbus State student performances – music, poetry, and more!
Listen and call in this Wednesday, November 9
7 – 8 PM
Call 877-932-9766
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Here’s how to call in to the LIVE INTERNET radio show:
(on your computer – not on your broadcast radio dial)
On Wednesday nights at 7:00 pm
Go to: http://talktainmentradio.com
Click on “Listen Live”
Call 877-932-9766

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Free Press Second Saturday Salon Oct. 8 Insurgent Theatre presents: “In the Belly”


Come to the Free Press Second Saturday Salon
This Saturday, Oct. 8
6:30pm to midnight
Socialize and network with progressive friends and food, drink, music, art, and a theatre performance:
8pm –Insurgent Theatre and RedBird Prison Abolition presents: (this time for sure!) —

“In the belly is where things digest, where they are broken down so their value can be extracted. This is where things are made to rot. If our society is a beast, its belly is the prison system. This new work from Insurgent Theatre seeks to manifest imprisonment on stage, overlays it with critical analysis of the system, and follows up with in-depth discussion about abolishing prison in America.”

“In the Belly”
If our society is a beast, it’s belly is the prison system. Where things digest, where they are broken down so their value can be extracted. This is where things are made to rot. This new work from Insurgent Theatre seeks to manifest imprisonment on stage, overlays it with critical analysis of the system, and follows up with in-depth discussion about abolishing prisons in America. Created in workshop by Weslie Coleman, Kate Pleuss, and Ben Turk, with assistance from Harmony Bench and Rebecca Riley. Touring the US in 2011. Raising funds for RedBird Prison Abolition. Supporting prisoners in Ohio. This show contains nudity, violence and other sad realities of the US prison system.
1021 E. Broad St.
253-2571, truth@freepress.org
“In The Belly” presskit

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Two events: Freedom (free) movie and Solidarity Action at Gallery Hop on Saturday, October 1, 2011

Two events: Freedom (free) movie and Solidarity Action at Gallery Hop on Saturday, October 1, 2011

12noon – “Freedom,” a documentary on the Deepwater Horizon Guld oil spill, at the Studio 35 Cinema and Drafthouse and it’s completely FREE. Please don’t miss this chance to support FREEDOM and help sustain the world’s future!

“Occupy Columbus” solidarity protest at Gallery Hop today – time changed
The time for the march today has been changed. Marchers will assemble at 5:30 on Wexner Plaza (15th & High) & step off no later than 6pm. JOIN US! In New York the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protesters will be marching at 3PM. It’s anticipated to be the largest march yet. The aim here is to have a march this Saturday for the Gallery Hop to show our solidarity with the OWS protests and to spread the word. The plan is to meet up at NEW TIME: 5PM at 15th and High Street near the Wexner Center to make signs and then march to the Short North.
See https://www.facebook.com/OccupyColumbus#!/event.php?eid=208282725904563 for details.