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SEIZED Critical Art Ensemble Institute for Applied Autonomy

June 7 to July 19, 2008 Opening Reception: Saturday, June 7, 8–11pm Admission is FREE

Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202

Utah Phillips: May 15, 1935 – May 24, 2008 John Pietaro

Linguist Noam Chomsky Gives Students Lesson in Free Thinking Emily Krone, Daily Herald Staff http://tinyurl.com/4qcvs3

In a second-floor classroom at a Carpentersville [Illinois] high school, one of America's most renowned free-thinkers warned about 40 assembled students that the American public school system conspires to blunt their creativity and engender their obedience.

New Radical Subjectivities: Re-thinking Agency for the 21st Century The University of Nottingham, UK Friday, September 19th, 2008

Keynote Speaker – Professor Peter Hallward (Middlesex University)

Dear Friends:

Hanon Reznikov, Judith Malina's husband and the co-director of The Living Theatre since Julian Beck's death in 1985, passed away last night. He suffered a stroke a little more than two weeks ago, followed this week by pneumonia.

To send cards or notes of condolence to Judith here is the address:

Judith Malina The Living Theatre 19-21 Clinton Street apt 203 phone: 212-397-9301

Email: contact@livingtheatre.org

Guy Debord's Widow Threatens NYU Professor with Copyright Violation

Professor Is Accused of Infringing the Copyright of a Man Who Opposed Copyright

By ANDREA L. FOSTER, http://chronicle.com/weekly/v54/i33/33a01603.htm

Guy Debord, a Marxist philosopher who died in 1994, was no fan of private property. But apparently his widow is one.

Living Theatre's Hanon Resnikov Hospitalized

The Living Theatre wants you to know that Hanon has suffered a stroke. He is currently at Beth Israel Hospital, with Judith by his side. He faces a difficult recovery with his customary tenacity.

Our theatre work continues with a European tour of our Obie Award-winning production of "The Brig" opening in Berlin next week, and here in New York we will let you know about our summer program of films and musical events, followed by our next production in the Fall.

"We Have Won" Copenhagen Free University

The Copenhagen Free University ceased its activities by the end of 2007 and in connection with the abolition of the institution we have written the following statement:


West Virginia Church Now Home to "Armed Joy" Collective By Daniel Friend, Shepherdstown Chronicle

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Shepherdstown’s Old Episcopal Church at 113 N. Church St. — arguably the oldest church in West Virginia — is now home to a group of young tenants calling it the Armed Joy Collective House.

Naming their home of two months after the 1977 anarchist pamphlet “Armed Joy” by Italian activist Alfredo M. Bonanno, the six collective house occupants hope to foster a sense of community and self-sufficiency in Shepherdstown.

Jules Dassin, Filmmaker on Blacklist, Dies at 96 By Richard Severo, http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/01/movies/01dassin.html?ei=5070&en=b71f41...

Jules Dassin, an American director, screenwriter and actor who found success making movies in Europe after he was blacklisted in the United States because of his earlier ties to the Communist Party, died Monday in Athens, where he had lived since the 1970s. He was 96.

A spokeswoman for Hygeia Hospital confirmed his death but did not give a cause, The Associated Press reported.


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