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Saturday Jan 22 NYC- Art Show/ Music/Benefit

PROJECTIE ARTS PRESENTS- ‘Belas Artes’ an evening of Fine art and music

Saturday, January 22nd / 7PM til Late
873 Broadway north of Union Square, betw. 18th & 19th
Ring buzzer #0009
suggested donation
info call: 917-923-6753

Projectile Arts presents an evening of Belas Artes- fine art and music to benefit the exploration of two urgent and pressing social movements in Latin America.

7- 9PM: Art, music, and free wine
Silent auction featuring the works of (click links below to view samples):
Joshua Abelow, Jade Hoye, Baptiste Ibar, Pattie Lee Becker,
Andrew Moon Bain, Yamini Nayar, James Rexroad, and more
9PM: Film
Video Footage
10PM: Live Music
featuring Brad and Andrew Barr of The Slip, Marco Benevento, Rich Stein and special guests
Late Night: Hip Hop, Soul with DJ Akalepse
Raffles, ping pong, empanadas and much more!

All proceeds will go towards the making of:

Terra Livre
Terra Livre (Free Land) is a documentary film about the struggle, strength, and organization of a cooperative farm in southern Brazil birthed by the Landless Workers Movement, the MST. Terra Livre will activate and inspire viewers as they learn about the largest social movement in Latin America and experience the story of 12 families who came together to build a community and discover the balance between self sufficiency and cooperation.

El Cocalero
Bolivia is currently under extreme civil unrest, as constant wars over the exploitation of their natural resources have created a degrading social and economic reality. A look at the anthropological, folkloric, agricultural, and economic history of coca offers a lens through which we can understand the complexity involved in Bolivia’s desperate state of affairs and how international politics – namely U.S. relations – effect the country’s survival and progress. The U.S. policies toward coca production have not succeeded in controlling the cocaine industry, yet these very policies continue to obstruct Bolivia’s ability to develop sustainable markets and to implement viable solutions for strategic change. In addition, the cultural value of coca among Andean people is virtually unknown to the world at large. This film will reveal a comprehensive story of the coca plant through individuals affected by Bolivia’s coca dilemma such as coca farmers, U.S. and Bolivian government officials, ethno-botonists, and indigenous leaders.

by [a former member] at 2005-01-17 15:08:13 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) | Bookmark | | Report spam→

Looking good Kate — don’t forget you can add this to the Calendar as well!

by Shinji Kuwayama | 17 Jan 2005 15:01 | | Report spam→

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