Author Archive for Marina Garde

New York remembers Guernica

January 4, 2013
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New York remembers Guernica

For forty-some years, until 1981, New York City was home to Picasso’s Guernica—painted in response to the destruction of the Basque city by the German Luftwaffe in April 1937. This past October, Guernica returned to New York symbolically as the city commemorated the 75th anniversary of the bombing with a program of events organized...
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Film Screening in Madrid: “With the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in Spain”

October 12, 2012
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Film Screening in Madrid: “With the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in Spain”

Screening at El Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia Madrid Spain 10/15, 7 p.m. Film Series: The cinema of the 1930s. Blue Flowers in a Catastrophic Landscape Selection: The Spanish Civil War through the Eyes of Others Film: The Abraham Lincoln Brigade in Spain, Henri Cartier-Bresson & Herbert Kline. 1938, 16 mm, 21’....
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Guernica: Live on the Burt Cohen radio show

October 10, 2012
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Join the Burt Cohen show with guest, Prof. Sebastiaan Faber, as they discuss both the bombing and the painting; what it was and why it remains so important. PODCAST LINK
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Friends & Family of the Lincoln Brigade will be gathering in NYC on May 11, 2012

April 16, 2012
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Friends & Family of the Lincoln Brigade will be gathering in NYC on May 11, 2012
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The future of ALBA: The Brigade’s legacy and yours

March 9, 2012
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The future of ALBA: The Brigade’s legacy and yours

Planning for your will and your legacy? The Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade established their legacy with the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives. Now you can continue their “good fight” by establishing a legacy gift to ALBA in your will. As a non-profit educational organization, 501(c)(3), ALBA can accept legacy gifts in any amount,...
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ALBA’s benefit auction is now online

December 6, 2011
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ALBA’s benefit auction is now online

On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the International Brigades, ALBA is organizing a get-together on December 9 and a silent auction to benefit the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives.
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ALBA condemns the execution of Troy Davis

September 22, 2011
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ALBA condemns the execution of Troy Davis

ALBA condemns the execution on September 21 of Troy Davis. In remembrance of Troy Davis and Mark MacPhail.
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From the Director: 75 years later

September 18, 2011
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From the Director: 75 years later

October 2011 marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of the International Brigades. To properly honor the brave men and women who fought to save the Spanish Republic, programs of appreciation and remembrance will take place for a full week in different parts of Spain. ALBA will be joining the official program of activities in...
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AMIGO in theaters Friday, August 19

August 16, 2011
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AMIGO in theaters Friday, August 19

AMIGO, the 17th feature film from Academy Award-nominated writer-director John Sayles, stars legendary Filipino actor Joel Torre as Rafael, a village mayor caught in the murderous crossfire of the Philippine-American War.
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“Call Mr. Robeson” a play about the great Paul Robeson

August 10, 2011
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“Call Mr. Robeson” a play about the great Paul Robeson

August 14, 24, 25, 26, 28: New York International Fringe Festival. The play is a roller coaster journey through Robeson's remarkable and eventful life, and highlights how his radical activism caused him to be disowned and disremembered, even by the leaders and descendants of the civil rights movement.
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