Monday, March 22, 2010

St. Louis Activist Events for March 23-29

This week's events:

All Week is Atlas week at Saint Louis University, with an amazing amount of stuff every day. Get the full calendar here.

Tuesday, March 23, stories from the US-Mexico border will be shared from noon to 1 PM at Tegeler Hall, Room 207 at SLU as part of Atlas week.

Also Tuesday, Amnesty International St. Louis City will be having their monthly letter writing meeting at 7 PM at the Hartford Coffee Company (3974 Hartford St).

Also Tuesday, the Center for Theology and Social Analysis (1077 Newstead) will host Tyler Boudreau for a discussion of his book the Unmaking of a Marine from 7 to 8 PM.

Also Tuesday, James McGrath Morris will be discussing his book on Joseph Pulitzer at Left Bank Books (399 N. Euclid) at 7 PM.

Also Tuesday, representatives from Robin Carnahan's campaign will be speaking to the Webster College Democrats at the UC Conference Room from 7:30 to 9 PM.

Also Tuesday, there will be a discussion of eating disorders from 9:30 to 10:30 in the Library Conference Room of Webster University.

Wednesday, March 24, Naomi Klein, author of the Shock Doctrine, will be speaking on American Capitalism at the Graham Chapel of the Washington University campus at 11 AM. Don't miss it!

Wednesday through Next Monday, the People's Settlement will be occupying downtown St. Louis, raising awareness of corporate influence on politics. The week kicks off with a 3 PM rally at Citygarden (8th and Market) followed by a protest of the ruthless foreclosures overseen by Bank of America.

Also Wednesday, the Phyllis Wheatley Heritage Center (2711 Locust) will host a discussion about Cultural Considerations during the Interview Process from 11:30 AM to 1 PM.

Also Wednesday, there will be a People's History of Southern Illinois University Carbondale from 7 to 9 PM at Lawson Hall Room 171.

Also Wednesday, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts will be hosting a panel on Art and Sustainability from 7 to 9 PM.

Also Wednesday, the documentary Iron Ladies of Liberia will be shown at the Carlo Auditorium at SLU from 7 to 9 PM.

Also Wednesday, the finals for the PRIDE Idol Karaoke Competition will be at Just John Nightclub (4112 Manchester) starting at 9 pm.

Also Wednesday, check out the show at Rehab Bar and Lounge (4054 Chouteau) at 10 PM to raise money to help raise awareness about HIV/AIDS.

Thursday, March 25, at the People's Settlement, Show Me No Hate and TransHaven Missouri will be protesting Laclede Gas's policy of not offering discrimination protection to LGBTQ employees from 7 to 8 AM at 720 Olive.

Also Thursday, also at the People's Settlement, there will be a Break Up With Your Bank action at Bank of America at 2 PM.

Also Thursday, there will be the first ever St. Louis Transit Meetup from 5:30 to 8:25 at The Bridge Tap House and Wine Bar (1004 Locust).

Also Thursday, SLU will be hosting a Social Justice Town Hall from 5:30 to 7 PM.

Also Thursday, Yelp is having a 2010 Census Party at the Royale from 5:30 to 8:30 PM.

Also Thursday, the Tivoli will screen 24 City, a film about the consequences of rapid industrial and economic growth in China at 7 PM>

Friday, March 26, at the People's Settlement, there will be an action related to Peabody Coal at 11 AM.

Also Friday, also at the People's Settlement, there will be an anti-war action at 3:30 PM.

Friday through Sunday is the African Film Festival at Washington University.

Saturday, March 27, from 10 AM to 3 PM, there will be a Community Action Fair at the Missouri History Museum.

Also Saturday, there will be a training for those interested in giving Downtown Architectural Walking Tours from 10 to 11:30 AM starting at 911 Washington Avenue.

Also Saturday, from 11 AM to midnight, City Sound Tracks combines musical and visual artistry with the accessibility of Metrolink. A fantastic idea!

Also Saturday, there will be an Undergraduate Conference on Colonialism and Empire at the Hurst Lounge of Dunker Hall on the Washington University Campus from 11:30 AM to 5:15 PM.

Also Saturday, at the People's Settlement, there will be a Race to the Top and the Privatization of Public Education action at 11 AM, and a Privatization of Education Bake Sale at 1 PM.

Also Saturday, Pride Alliance at Washington University is hosting a Drag Show from 7 to 9 PM in the Gargoyle.

Sunday, March 28, the Upcycle Exchance is holding a Green CrafTea Open House from noon to 4 PM at 3022A Cherokee.

Also Sunday, at the People's Settlement, there will be a Faith Based Action put on by the Catholic Action Network at 1 PM and a Labor History Tour from 3:30 to 5:30 PM.

Also Sunday, QFEST kicks off at the Tivoli.

Also Sunday, there will be a screening of Heartland Transport, a movie about 17 same-sex couples making the trip to Iowa to get married, at the Tivoli (6350 Delmar) from 2:15 to 3:30

Also Sunday, Focus St. Louis is hosting the Bridges Annual Event which features a discussion of the current Race Exhibit at the Missouri History Museum.

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