This Week on Livestream | May 8, 2017

Tune in as President Jimmy Carter and Senator Bernie Sanders talk at The Carter Center, Amy Goodman debuts her new book at the Free Library and The New School, and 25 trumpet legends fight back against cancer at Cancer Blows 2017.


Pres. Jimmy Carter & Sen. Bernie Sanders in Conversation | The Forum on Women, Religion, Violence, and Power at The Carter Center
Monday, May 8
6:20 PM ET
“Held during the Human Rights Defenders Forum in Atlanta, Georgia, May 6-9, 2017.”

Amy Goodman | Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America | Author Events
Monday, May 8
7:30 PM ET
“After more than 20 years of bringing attention to progressive issues underreported by the mainstream media, Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now! program now airs simultaneously on satellite and cable television, more than 1,400 radio stations throughout the world, and the internet. Goodman’s five New York Times bestselling books include Breaking the Sound Barrier and her newest work, Democracy Now!: Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America. Now she returns to the Free Library to analyze and contextualize the last year’s tempestuous political events.”

ADL National Leadership Summit 2017 – DAY 3 | Anti-Defamation League
Tuesday, May 9
11:50 AM ET
“Tune in for the final day of the Anti-Defamation League’s National Leadership Summit. Featuring Keynote Speaker Senator Marco Rubio.”

Death, Sex & Money Live with Kevin Bacon | The Greene Space
Tuesday, May 9
7 PM ET
“Join host Anna Sale for an intimate conversation with Golden Globe-winning actor Kevin Bacon. They will talk about his life and career that spans from Animal House to his new Amazon series.”

Livestream Turns 10: Ask our Founders Anything!
Wednesday, May 10
1:30 PM ET
“Now is your chance to ask Livestream’s founders anything. Livestream is celebrating its 10th Anniversary, and we want you to join us for a very special webinar. Tune in for an “Ask Me Anything” Livestream Learn with Livestream’s founders – Max Haot, Mark Kornfilt, Phil Worthington, and Dayananda Nanjundappa.”

The Legends Return | CancerBlows 2017
Wednesday, May 10
8 PM ET
CancerBlows was meant to be a once-in-a-lifetime musical event bringing together legendary trumpet players in a special Concert and After-Party. Trumpeters including Doc Severinsen from The Tonight Show, Lee Loughnane from Chicago, Arturo Sandoval, former trumpet players from Canadian Brass gathered to play a concert in Meyerson Symphony Center on March 4, 2015 to help Ryan Anthony, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s principal trumpet and former Canadian Brass member, raise money for cancer research. The CancerBlows concert returns to Dallas on Wednesday featuring returning headliners Doc Severinsen, Arturo Sandoval, Lee Loughnane (Chicago) and adding Dave Matthews Band trumpeter, Rashawn Ross.”

Intersectional Activism in the Age of Trump: Kimberlé Crenshaw and Eve Ensler | Hammer Museum
Thursday, May 11
10:30 PM ET
“Tony Award–winning playwright and activist Eve Ensler and renowned legal scholar Kimberlé Crenshaw lead a revolutionary conversation and offer strategies for surviving the current political climate as anti-racist feminists. Using the intersectional, inclusive framework at the heart of campaigns like Say Her Name, Why We Can’t Wait, and One Billion Rising, these two feminist icons address some of the most urgent questions facing our nation.”

Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America – A Talk by Journalist Amy Goodman | The New School
Friday, May 12
7 PM ET
“Join The New School for a talk and book signing with award-winning international journalist Amy Goodman on her sixth New York Times bestselling book, Democracy Now!: Covering the Movements Changing America.”

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