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August 30. Viet Vets pass torch to Iraqi Vets by Joe Bangert

August 29. IRAQ VETERANS AGAINST THE WAR join Iraqi-American Protest Singer Stephan Smith AT JOE'S PUB in The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street, New York, NY. Doors at 9, Free, open to the public! For additional anti-RNC shows by Stephan check out his schedule

August 29. Bev Grant doing a short set with Bruce Markow at the Bush Bash in Brooklyn being held at Cafe 111 at 111 Court Street, one block below Atlantic Avenue on Sunday night, 8/29, after the big demo. You can check out the details at www.bushbashinbrooklyn.com.
August 27. Bert Lyons, one of our video crew members, along with co-worker Nathan Salsburg from the Alan Lomax Archive were among the 264 people arrested on Friday night during the Critical Mass bike ride. This was the NYPD's first use of mass arrests tactics in response to the demonstrations. They were kept in jail, first, at a makeshift holding pen at the Pier 57 and then at Central Booking, for over 24 hours. Bert's account of the arrest is posted at: http://nyc.indymedia.org/newswire/display/107675/index.php. 
The initial story with photos at: http://nyc.indymedia.org/newswire/display/104797/index.php  

August 25. Joe Bangert has written a great piece for the Cape Cod Times: "'Swift Boat Vets' evoke Nixon's ghost"

August 22. Bev Grant with special guest Barbara Dane at Freight & Salvage Coffee House 1111 Addison Street / Berkeley, CA. 2 sets starting at 8 pm

August 19 - September 4. During the Republican National Convention, the Gigantic Art Space in downtown New York will serve as an Independent Media Infoshop. The Vietnam Songbook sound installation, from the Tactical Action Show earlier this year, will be in place during these dates.