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"S. E. Anderson" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sat, 29 Apr 2006 07:57:05 -0400
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That's a million dollars in our eyes! Every dime counts now at the Brecht.

Hope to be there also.


-----Original Message-----
>From: Cliff Conner <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Apr 28, 2006 10:10 AM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Help Keep The Brecht Forum Cool for RED-Hot Issues!
>Hello Sam,
>	I plan to contribute to the Brecht Forum's fund drive. I'll bring a  
>check on May 6 when I attend the talk by Richard Levins. Consider  
>this my "pledge" ($50).
>		Cliff Conner
>On Apr 27, 2006, at 10:28 AM, Sam Anderson wrote:
>> Dear Brecht Forum Supporter ?
>> The Political Temperature is RISING!  Are you ready for the long,  
>> hot summer? With just $25, the Brecht Forum will be!
>> As a friend and supporter, you know the Brecht Forum has taken a  
>> great leap forward by moving to a new, larger home. Since last  
>> summer, you and thousands of others have found your way to our new  
>> home and filled up the political classes, discussions, exhibits,  
>> and performances.  And thanks to tireless work by many volunteers  
>> who helped renovate, you have turned the space into one of our  
>> community's most beautiful resources.
>> But the Brecht Forum has reached a critical moment.  We have to  
>> make the space ready for summer!
>> To Donate- Go To: < 
>> brechtsecure/forms/brickform.php>
>> We need $100,000 to cap the capital campaign.
>> Then, we can install new, secure windows and doors, and build a  
>> proper accessible entranceway.  Most important, it will cover the  
>> cost of much-needed air conditioning -- so we can all stay cool, as  
>> things heat up over the summer.
>> If you will contribute just $25, we can install the air  
>> conditioning and finish the job.
>> The season is already heating up ?and we don?t mean just the  
>> weather.  There is a lot in store --
>>     * Climate Change: Making the Connections-- the Climate Crisis  
>> Coalition will lead a discussion on devastating problem of global  
>> warming and other catastrophes such as Katrina.
>>     * Neues Kabarett is presenting its 2nd Annual Musician's Poetry  
>> Night.
>>     * Dialectical biologist Richard Levins is offering a weekend  
>> seminar on Complexity, Chaos & Butterflies, to examine the big  
>> failures of recent science and its constriction by politics and  
>> economics.
>>     * Democracy for All: Restoring Immigrant Voting Rights in the  
>> U.S. book party with author Ron Hayduk joined by Charles Barron,  
>> Aziz Huq Bryan Pu-Folks and Cheryl Wertz.
>>     * The Black Panthers@40 will be three evenings on the legacy  
>> and ongoing impact of the Black Panther Party.
>>     * Action Wednesdays, launched this Spring for anti-war  
>> planning, is developing a major teach-in on Iran.
>> Your strong support has gotten us here.   Already, hundreds of  
>> dedicated activists have contributed more than $200,000 to get us  
>> moved and settled on the west side. Now, all we need is $100,000 to  
>> finish the job.
>> All we ask is $25.  Will you help?  Of course, you can send us less  
>> or more -  $10, $15, $50 or $100.  This is all we need, and you?ll  
>> have a cool place to come for critical thinking on all the hot issues.
>> To Donate- Go To: < 
>> brechtsecure/forms/brickform.php>
>> Thanks for your commitment. Together, we?ll keep the heat on all  
>> summer!
>> Sam Anderson- Co-Chair, Brecht Forum Board of Directors
>> ---------------------
>> PS: Visit our web for the full listing of our exciting programs    
>> And if you'd rather, you can mail a check directly to The Brecht  
>> Forum at 451 West Street, New York, NY 10014