my home is the sea

Panel and Book Launch / The Sea-Image, with Keller Easterling, Vyjayanthi Rao, Alex Villar, Guven Incirlioglu, and Hakan Topal
7 to 9 pm
Cabinet, 300 Nevins Street, Brooklyn
free
www.cabinetmagazine.org
forward russia!
German filmmaker Cyril Tuschi examines Russian political power games in this sympathetic documentary portrait of the persecuted Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who ran afoul of the former Russian president Vladimir Putin. The former owner of Yukos petroleum company was imprisoned in 2003 on fraud and tax-evasion charges and remains in jail today.
7 to 9 pm at the dweck center in the brooklyn public library
10 grand army plaza
free
www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org
forward russia?
Tibet and the Occult
Prof. Znamenski details the zealous Bolshevik commissar Gleb Bokii’s and renowned occult writer Alexander Barchenko’s attempts to use Tibetan Buddhist wisdom to conjure a divine era of Communism by tapping into a power of mysterious Shambhala, a prophecy about a land of pure mystical bliss where inhabitants enjoyed god-like capabilities .
7 pm at the rubin museum of art
150 west 17th street
$12
www.rmanyc.org
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