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Please tell Gov. Quinn that your support repeal of the death penalty in Illinois.  Every call, email and letter counts!  Let's give the Governor the political cover he needs to sign this bill by showing him how much support there is for death penalty abolition! This is not just about Illinois, it is about creating a ripple effect.


Get an exclusive look at hundreds of the newest boats, cutting edge technologies and must-have accessories as the industry’s leading companies from the northeast gather to showcase their latest and greatest products at the 2011 New York Boat Show. The northeast’s premier boating event will cruise in New York’s Jacob Javits Center  through January 23, 2011 and invites attendees to discover the best in boating as they board and compare boat options side by side at competitive bargains, and find exclusive show specials on the newest marine accessories and electronics.


“The perfunctory mention of the City's business with minority and women entrepreneurs was disappointing, and the claims of three-fold progress cannot be substantiated.  There has been much talk from this Administration about M/WBEs, but any actual progress is hard to pinpoint. Hopefully, the Mayor means to be more serious about better results with opportunities for minorities and women."


The New York Jewish Film Festival (NYJFF) is a preeminent showcase for world cinema that investigates, records, and celebrates the Jewish experience. A collaboration between The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center, The New York Jewish Film Festival presents a diverse program of narrative features, documentaries, and short films, including world, United States, and New York premieres. 


Landscapes of Extraction, an exhibition at The Cooper Union featuring the impressive photographic works of J Henry Fair, provides an eye-opening look at the increasingly extreme industrial processes used to extract fossil fuels including mountain top removal, deep sea drilling and hydro-fracking. Opens Thursday January 20th.


Global dimming is a less well-known but real phenomenon resulting from atmospheric pollution.


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The Knickerbocker Chamber Orchestra inaugurates its third season with an all-American program, highlighted by KCO Music Director Gary S. Fagin’s new composition, Robert Moses Astride New York, featuring visionary performer Rinde Eckert.


Opening Friday, January 14th NY Studio Gallery presents Hotter Than July: A Sexploration, a journey into what feels good and what gets us off. This group exhibition represents sex without judgment or shame.


 

Tonight at 7 PM on the South Side of Union Square, join a wide array of progressive groups in New York City in holding a candlelight vigil in honor of the victims of Saturday's terrible tragedy in Tucson, A.Z. Gatherers will be remembering those that lost their lives, keeping those who were injured in their prayers and speaking out against the violent rhetoric that has been slowly consuming our nation.