Monday, January 4, 2010

St. Louis Activist Events for Jan 4-10

This week's events:


Monday, January 4, the St. Louis Instead of War coalition holds their monthly meeting at the World Community Center (438 N. Skinker) at 7 PM. #PEACE

Tuesday, January 5, the St. Louis Women's Chorus CHARIS is wrapping up their 17th season and inviting people to sing with them. The event is from 7 to 9:30 PM at the First Divine Science Church, 3617 Wyoming Street. #COMMUNITY

Also Tuesday, West County Drinking Liberally will be meeting from 7 to 9 PM at th Branica Wine Bar (451 S. Kirkwood Rd). #COMMUNITY

Wednesday, January 6, the First Wednesday Lunch meeting for local progressives will be at 4909 Delmar from 11:30 to 1:30. #COMMUNITY

Also Wednesday, the St. Louis Gender Youth Group is meeting from 7 to 10PM at the SPOT (4169 Laclede). #LGBT

Also Wednesday, Vital VOICE Magazine is celebrating the launch of their new magazine at the SOL Nighclub (4239 Lindell) from 7 to 10 PM. #LGBT

Also Wednesday, the Interfaith Committee on Latin America is holding a followup meeting to the annual trek down to the School of the Americas. The event will be at the St. Louis University High School (on Oakland just West of Kingsbury) at 7 PM. #INTERNATIONAL

Also Wednesday, the Gateway Green Alliance and the Universal African People's Organization are holding a Black and Green Wednesday discussion of Farm to Cafeteria: Kids, Gardens, Schools at 7 PM at Legacy Books and Cafe (5429 Delmar). #ENVIRONMENT

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER:Thursday, January 7, before the counter-protest of Fred Phelp's Hate Cult at Lady Gaga's concert, there's going to be a counter-protest of Phelp's Hate Cult at Parkway North High School (12860 Fee Fee Rd) from 2:15 to 3:15. #LGBT

Also Thursday, THE media event of the week for sure will be a huge counterprotest of the Fred Phelp's Cult, a group that travels around the country holding "God Hates Fags" signs, sometimes even at soldier's funerals. The Phelps group decided to hold their protest outside of the Lady Gaga concert at the Fox Theatre (527 N. Grand), and there will be an extremely fun counterprotest outside. A couple of the the creative tactics being used by counterprotesters: having a kiss-in in front of the Phelps clan and having a "Phelp-Look-A-Like Protest". The madness starts at 6 PM. #LGBT

Also Thursday, the Interfaith Committee on Latin America will be having dinner and discussing an upcoming accompaniment and action for Honduras at 7 PM at 6922 Manchester Rd . #INTERNATIONAL

Also Thursday, there will be a very interesting discussion of the role of Web-Based Advocacy in St. Louis at the Urban Eats Cafe (3301 Meramec Aveneu) from 7:30 to 9 PM sponsored by St. Louis City Affair. #COMMUNITY #URRBANISM

Thursday through Saturday, "Love! Valour! Compassion!" shows at the Kranzberg Arts Center (501 N. Grand). #LGBT #ART

Friday, January 8, apparently the Phelps family decided to terrorize one more school before they left town, and Show Me No Hate will steadfastly be there to counterprotest them again. The counterprotest will be from 7 to 8 AM at Parkway South High School (801 Hanna Rd.) #LGBT

Friday through Sunday, Playback Workshop Theatre's new performance "Homegrown" about racism in St. Louis will be debuting at the Phyllis Wheatley Heritage Center (2711 Locust). #RACE #ART

Saturday, January 9, The International Institute of St. Louis (3654 S. Grand) is holding their Annual Children's Holiday Party from 10 AM to 3 PM and is still looking for some volunteers to help out. #INTERNATIONAL

Also Saturday, Lesbian comedian Steph Hoth will be performing at Nancy's Place, 4510 Manchester, from 9 to 11 PM. #LGBT

Also Saturday, NOH8 will be having their 2nd St. Louis Photo Shoot at the Manchester Underground Dance party (3960 Chouteau) from 9 PM to midnight. #LGBT #ART

Sunday, January 10, the weekly Vigil for Peace will be at College Church on the corner of Grand and Lindell at 7 PM. #PEACE

No comments:

Post a Comment