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CenterBridge Presents:

*World AIDS Day 2001*

(Saturday December 1, Free)

Noon-2PM...Names of Center members who have died will be read in a ceremony between Noon and 2PM. Call the number below to add a name.
5-7PM...Errol Grime Modern Dance Troupe and Jazz Vocalist Andy Bey are just some of the performers celebrating the "power and resilience of the human spirit."

@The Center
208 West 13th Street
(212)620-7310

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*Virtual Memorial Site*

Artists are encouraged to submit jpg images or Web-based work relating to AIDS to be pulished December 1, to be included in the Memorial Site:

aids@a-virtual-memorial.org

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- Twelve Hour Dance Benefit For Dancers Responding to AIDS & Twin Towers Fund-

*The Remembering Project*

(Saturday December 1, World AIDS Day, Door: 11:45 AM, Noon-Midnight, Tickets sold at door, $25 for a two hour performance block, $40-all day pass.)

@Danspace Project/St. Marks Church In-The-Bowery
131 East 10th Street (Second Avenue)
(212)840-0770-DRA

Participating Dance Companies are too many to list--See Website:

www.dradance.org

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*World's AIDS Day Service And Rememberance*

(Saturday December 1, 6PM, Free.)

Evening of prayer, rememberance, candle lighting, and singing.

@St. Clement's Episcopal Church
423 West 46th Street
(212)246-7277

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The American Run for the End of AIDS presents:

*10th Annual Out of Darkness*

(Saturday December 1,Free.)

4PM- Portion of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, will be on display with the help of the Names Project, NYC and names of loved ones will be read. The Project will also be accepting new panels.

5PM- Performance by the "Three Marys" and speakers from AIDS services organizations.

7:15- Candlelight march to Union Square (candles and cups will be provided.

8PM- Readng of names continues.

@The Center
208 West 14th Street
(212)580-7668

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*Between Crisis and Hope are Volunteers*

(Saturday December 1, 11:30AM.)

Volunteers from AIDS service organizatons share stories about making a difference.

@Saint Vincent's Hospital
Cronin Auditorium(10th Floor)
170 West 12th Street
(212)367-1016

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*Benjamin Smoke*

(Saturday December 1, Sundance Channel, 7:30PM.)

To observe World AIDS Day, Sundance presents a documentary about Miss Opal Fox (a.k.a. Benjamin Smoke), legendary Atlanta rock singer. Interviews shot shortly before Opal's death in 1999 reveal the lack of self pity and unyielding wit of a terminally ill diva.

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*20 Years-It's Closer Than You Think*
*The Lightbox*

(Opening Reception Friday November 30, 5:30PM and running through Saturday January 12.)

Two art exhibits of painting, sculpture and photogrophy by eight artists living with HIV/AIDS and presented by GMHC & Visual AIDS.

@GMHC Gallery
119 West 24t Street(5th & 6th Avenues)
(212)367-1000...Call for gallery hours

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*Recovering The Positive: Originals*

(Opening Saturday December 1,6PM and running through Friday January 11. Gallery hours: Mon.-Sat.,9AM-9PM.)

Presented with the cooperation of the Estates Project for Artists With AIDS, the works is representative of artists who are living with or have died of complications with HIV/AIDS.

@Arnold and Sheila Aronson Gallries
New School University
66 Fifth Avenue(13th Street)
212)229-8987

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*A Broken Landscape: HIV + AIDS in Africa*

(Saturday December 1, Free.)

5-7PM - Reception for Gideon Mendel's exhibit of photographs depicting AIDS/HIV in Africa/ Interviews with PWAs.

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*AIDS in Africa-A Panel Discussion*

(Sunday December 2, $22.)

7:30PM - Panel discussion with Pulitzer Prize Village Voice reporter Mark Schoofs and distinguished physicians, activists and journalists. Moderator Maurice DuBois (WNBC).

@ The 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Avenue(92nd Street)
(212)415-5500

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*AIDS in Africa-Film Screening*
-Benefit for Doctors Without Borders-

(Saturday December 1, 3PM, $10)

Two documentaries about AIDS in Africa, followed by a reception.

@The Screening Room
54 Varick Street
(212)334-2100

www.thescreeningroom.com

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*Third Annual House of Xavier 2001 Glam Slam*
-Benefits New York Peer AIDS Education Coalition-

(Sunday December 2, 8-11PM, $12.)

Competition for Best Erotic Poem (with a Drag Ball glamour twist). Dress code: Lingerie or sexy underwear. Judges are Michael Musto, and Guillermo Diaz.

@Cheetah
12 West 21st Street
(Bet. 5th & 6th Avenues)
(212)981-8760

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[This message was edited by Rose Royalle on 12-05-01 at 07:43 AM.]
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