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Know Your Rights Session and Free Legal Clinic for Immigrant Artists in New York

At the South Oxford Space Great Room, 138 South Oxford Street, 2nd Floor, Saturday, December 17th, 4pm-7pm FREE! Please RSVP today, seating is limited. Additional events of this kind are being planned to accommodate the response. Admission is free.

New York Folklore Society, in partnership with New York City’s Immigrant Justice Corps, invites you to a “Know Your Rights” session followed by a Free Legal Clinic for Immigrant Artists, on Saturday, December 17th, from 4-7pm, in the Great Room (2nd floor) at South Oxford Space, 138 South Oxford Street, in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. The venue is about a ten minute walk from the Jay St A/C/F/R and Borough Hall 2/3/4/5 subway stop and the space is ADA accessible. 

The event has been developed especially for immigrant artists in the New York City region and for arts and culture workers who wish to become more deeply informed about human rights issues affecting immigrant communities. Please consider inviting colleagues with whom you wish to build coalitions.

Schedule:

4-5pm – Refreshments, coalition-building, legal information packets distributed

5-6pm – “Know Your Rights” Session with Harold Solis, Supervising Attorney, Immigrant Justice Corps

6-7pm – Legal Clinic (Free One-on-One Preliminary Legal Consultation for Immigrant Artists)

Win a Free Copy of the Wildly Popular Board Game Spontuneous, Get Your Life Back

The peeps who put out the popular board game Spontuneous have something fun and radical for you. Cancel your cable subscription this holiday season, spend some real facetime with your family, email your cancellation to info@spontuneuous.com and you’ll be entered to win a free copy of the game.

If you’re one of the many who don’t have cable – seriously, with the web, who needs tv? – you can still enter. It’s not clear how the Spontuneous crew are going to be able to separate the real cable unsubscribers from the cheaters, but it’s an idea  worth putting out there.

What is Spontuneous? It’s like Encore but better. Somebody says a word and the first person to burst into song (one they didn’t just make up) wins the round, that is, if they know at least five consecutive words’ worth of lyrics. The game is a lot of fun, covering everything from folk songs to pop hits from across the decades, and you can play it so that your fave Radio Birdman b-side or unreleased Karla Rose classic counts as much as the famous stuff. Great for all ages, diehards and amateurs alike.

Just imagine how wonderful the holidays would be this year WITHOUT It’s a Wonderful Life!