Sunday, February 21, 2010

St.. Louis Activist Events for Feb 22-28

This Week's events:

Monday, Feb 22 is the start of Africa Week at Washington University, sponsored by the African Students Association. This year's theme is Myths and Legends. Check here for the full schedule.

Also Monday at 9:45, V-Day UMSL will be selling cookies to raise money for organizations that wok to end violence against women and girls at the Millennium Student Center at UMSL from 9:45 to 2:30.

Also Monday, long-running progressive TV show Laborvision will now be running at 4:30 pm on Channel 8 (for some houses it will be on Channel 98).

Also Monday, the St. Louis Young Dems are having their monthly meeting from 6:45 to 8:45 PM at Maggie O'Brien's.

Also Monday, David Swanson will be speaking at Left Bank Books (399 North Euclid) about his book Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union at 7 PM.

Also Monday, Pride St. Louis is having a community meeting from 7 to 8:30 PM at Trinity Episcopal Church (600 N. Euclid).

Also Monday, there will be a panel on immigrant healthcare from 7:30 to 9:30 PM in the Carlo Auditorium of Tegeler Hall on the SLU campus.

Also Monday, Co-op Cafe at the Wash U Co-op (6021 Pershing) from 8:30 to 10 pm.

Tuesday, Feb 23, there will be a Talking Circle at the Schnucks room of the MO History Museum to discuss the material presented in the Race Exhibition from 4 to 7 PM.

Also Tuesday, Deb Lavender, candidate for state rep, will be discussing the creation of green jobs in Missouri from 5:30 to 7:30 at 1133 Colonnade Plaza in Des Peres.

Also Tuesday, prominent anti-racist activist Tim Wise will be speaking at the Missouri History Museum from 7 to 9 PM.

Also Tuesday, there will be a dialogue on Don't Ask Don't Tell at the Busch Student Center Room 251 from 7 to 8:30 pm sponsored by the SLU roundtable.

Wednesday, Feb. 24, the film American Violet, about the true story of a single African-American mother falsely accused of dealing drugs in Texas, will be showing at Forest Park Community College (5600 Oakland Ave) from 11 AM to 1 PM.

Also Wednesday, Laura Bernstein will be leading a discussion on how intimate partner violence affects LGBT people from 8:30 to 9:30 at Ursa's Fireside Cafe on the Wash U campus.

Also Wednesday, Just John Nightclub(4112 Manchester) is hosting a Pride Idol competition from 9 PM to midnight.

Wednesday and Thursday, the Vagina Monologue is playing at UMSL from 7:30 to 9 PM at the JC Penny Building.

Thursday, Feb. 25, There will be a discussion of the realities of immigration at SLU and St. Louis at the SLU Campus Ministry at Wuller Hall from noon to 1:30.

Also Thusday, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts is hosting a really interesting panel on Redefining Neighborhoods from 7 to 9 PM.

Also Thursday, Grace United Methodist Church will be showing the documentary film We Must Kill the Bandits in a fundraiser for Haiti at 7 PM.

Also Thursday, Llywelyn's Pub is holding a Speed Dating for Haiti fundraiser from to 9 PM.

Friday, Feb. 26, the SLU Urban Planning Association will be hosting a Metro Transit Panel from 5:30 to 6:30 at Tegeler Hall, 3550 Lindell, Room 102.

Also Friday, Tracking Progress is hosting a Coffee Party at Foam Coffee and Beer (3359 S. Jefferson) from 9:30 PM to 12:30 AM.

Saturday, Feb 27, starting at 8 AM, the Young Blacks Give Back campaign will be meeting at the Herbert Hoover Boys and Girls Club (2901 N. Grand).

Also Saturday, the Ethical Society of St. Louis is hosting For the Love of Pancakes, a benefit to support LGBTQ youth from 9 AM to 1 PM.

Also Saturday, the Catholic Action Network is having a winter retreat starting at 11 AM; click here for more details.

Also Saturday, the Missouri Democratic Party Asian American Caucus-St. Louis County Chapter will be meeting at the Haveli Restaurant (9720 Page) from 3 to 5 PM.

Also Saturday, St. Louis Amnesty is holding SLAmnesty featuring spoken word artist Shihan from 8 to 10 PM at the Billiken Club.

Sunday, Feb 28, there will be a benefit for Stray Rescue of St. Louis from 10 AM to 7 PM at REHAB Bar and Lounge (4054 Chouteau).

Also Sunday, Crafting with Purpose will feature knitting/crocheting for homeless youth at 1009 Russell from noon until 7 PM.

Also Sunday, there will be an Open Ally Workshop in Danforth University Center room 23t from 1 to 4 PM on the Wash U campus.

Also Sunday, there will be a benefit for SAGE Metro St. Louis and That Uppity Theatre Company from 2 to 5 PM at 21 O'Fallon Street.

Also Sunday, Art Dimensions (2720 Cherokee, 2nd Floor Gallery) is showing the movie Who Does She Think She Is at 5 PM.

Ongoing: Don't forget the much acclaimed Race exhibit at the MO History Museum.

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