well, i stayed up all night producing the New York FUN Exchange flyer… but I’m STILL SUPER AMPED FOR THIS SATURDAY!!!! So many cool things to do – how could people not get excited about this?? Find a PDF copy available for download here!
Schedule is below:
Pre- & Post-Fun Exchange
Sept 16, 17, 18 Bike Bloc!
Meet 7 pm @ Tompkins Square Park!
= North Bowling Green
12-2:30 David Rovics sings Songs of Social Significance
12-2:30 Shred your Bank/Student Loan Statement
12-2:30 Face-painting / Flag-making
12-2:30 Street/Subway musicians
1:00 Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir
= South Bowling Green
12-1:00 Standup Lie Down (comedic therapy by )
12:30-1:15 FREE Street Yoga (brought to you by
12:30-1:00 Story Corner
1-3:00 Open Economics Forum – feat discussions by the Michael Abouzelof by Transnational Capitalist Class, the Glass-Steagall act and the American system of credit, Justin Wedes on Tax havens, Christopher Rude on Capitalist production and finance: the difference between interest-bearing and fictitious capital, David Graeber on Debt and Empire.
1:30-1:00 Story Corner: For the kiddies, for the adults. Picture books and adventure stories – Alê will read about Waddy and friends
= Head down to Wall Street and Broad (aka “The [arm] Pit”) to partake in your own spontaneous act of autonomous creativity!
Suggestions: Host an Open Mic! Have a picnic! Bring your own beach party! Do some yoga! Dress like a Bankster Prankster (you get to act like a punk ALL DAY)! Unrelatedly, why not Waterballoon the Bankster Prankster (obviously)!
= Roving around (don’t get lost!)
Video interviews – Answer “Why will you occupy?”
Pillow Fight – Make sure you bring your own pillow…and watch out for that sneaking Panda Bear!
Choir gone Renegade: 12:00pm meet-up, warm-up; 12:10 start to sing National anthems, protest songs – look for them on Federal Hall Steps and caroling all around Wall Street area!
Photo-ops: Recreate Banksy’s “Flowertov Cocktail” What is Planking? Contribute your story to the “We Are the 99%” Project
“Make ___, Not War” [brought to you by CodePink]
2:30 PM March to the Assembly: Assemble at South Bowling Green and (hopefully!) reassemble at Chase Plaza for the General Assembly at 3:00 PM!