Sunday, March 28, 2010

St. Louis Activist Events for March 29 - April 4

This week's events:

Monday, March 29,
the People's Settlement concludes with a March of the Jobless (and those in Solidarity) starting at Kiener Plaza (8th and Market) at 10 AM.

Also Monday, local (and international) activist Anna Balzer will be giving a workshop in Eliot 103 of the Wash U campus on how to speak about the Israel/Palestine conflict at 5:30 PM.

Also Monday, the Young Democrat of St. Louis are having their monthly membership meeting at 6:45 at Maggie O'Brien's.

Also Monday, the Association of Black Students at Wash U is hosting rapper Common at the Graham Chapel at 7 PM as part of the MLK Symposium Series.

Also Monday, Pride St. Louis is premiering their promotional video from 7 to 9 PM at the Foxhole at the Atomic Cowboy (4140 Manchester).

Also Monday, author Jabari Asim will be speaking about his book "A Taste of Honey" at 7 PM at Left Bank Books (321 N. 10 St.).

Also Monday, the Wash U Co-op (6021 Pershing) is hosting a screening of Capitalism: A Love Story at 8:30 PM.

Monday through Wednesday, check out QFEST, a LGBTQ movie festival, at the Tivoli!

All week long, the Alliance for Students Against Poverty (ASAP) at Wash U are having a rummage sale in the Gargoyle raising money for a Haiti Relief Fund.

Tuesday, March 30, Organizing for America is celebrating the health care reform victory at locations around St. Louis!

Wednesday, March 31, Wash U's Green Action is teaming up with the Performing Arts Department for Dancing for Prop A from 12:55 to 1:05 in the DUC Courtyard.

Also Wednesday, Food not Bombs will be cooking a serving vegetarian meals in St. Louis from 4:30 to 6:30 PM.

Also Wednesday, there will be a Get St. Louis Moving fundraiser for Prop A from 5:30 to 7 at the Mai Lee restaurant.

Also Wednesday, former Senator Jim Talent will be discussing how much more difficult it is to spout right-wing talking points after being soundly defeated at the polls, or something along those lines, at the Emerson Conference Room at Webster University at 7 PM.

Wednesday through Saturday, there will be 2 PM matinees of the movie Skin at the Missouri History Museum.

Thursday, April 1, check out the Black Arts Expo at Webster University's University Center (175 Edgar Road) from 4 to 8 PM.

Also Thursday, NARAL is having an April Fools Day fundraiser from 5 to 8 PM at the West End Grill (354 N. Boyle).

Also Thursday, the Muslim Student Association and Jewish Student Association at Wash U are teaming up to host the Laugh in Peace Comedy Tour in Wilson Hall, Room 214, at 7 PM.

Also Thursday, this month's City Affair will focus on the new City to River group, working to increase connections between the downtown and the riverfront. City Affair will be at the Morgan Street Brewery (721 N. 2nd St.) in Laclede's Landing at 7:30.

Friday, April 2nd would be a good day to check out the Dogs Can't Vote...You Can exhibit at Framations (218 N. Main St., St Charles) in conjunction with the ballot initiative to end puppy mill cruelty.

Saturday, April 3, the Urban Literati Fundraiser from 7 to 8:30 PM at the JC Penny Auditorium on the UMSL campus will raise money for local teen writing programs.

Also Saturday, Nancy's Place (4510 Manchester) will be hosting a Lady Gaga themed fundraiser for PROMO from 9 PM to 1 AM.

Sunday, April 3, and every Sunday, there will be a vigil for peace at the corner of Lindell and Grand at 7 PM.

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