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Sunday 8/10: Evening to Celebrate the Life of Don White (tags)
An Evening to Celebrate the Life of Our Compañero Don White PRESENTE! WHEN: Sunday, August 10th 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM WHERE: Immanuel Presbyterian Church 3300 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles 90010 (Corner of Berendo Street, 2 blocks west of Vermont Avenue)
Film Night at Flor y Canto: March 2003-September 2005 (Part 2 of 2) (tags)
To mark the five-year anniversary of the Eagle Rock Peace Vigil, here is a list of films shown at Flor y Canto over a two-and-a-half year period. These almost-weekly screenings were an outgrowth of the Eagle Rock Vigil. (Links to the rest of this list can be found below in "comments.")
The Other Hollywood Oscar Ceremony - The "Oscar for Peace" Awards (tags)
At the corner of Hollywood and Vine, just blocks away from where the Hollywood Oscars were to be presented at the Kodak Theater, the "Military Families Speak Out" organization hosted an “Oscar for Peace” awards ceremony and "Bring Our Troops Home Now" peace vigil. "Military Families Speak Out" honored individuals “for their exceptional and tireless commitment to waging peace, rather than war.” The event drew thousands, and featured an 8-foot “Oscar” in military camouflage with the inscription “Bring Me Home!” The "Code Pink Police," members of the antiwar group, Code Pink Women For Peace, arrested a mock President Bush, while the "Billionaires for Bush" comedy troupe conducted a mock counter-protest.
Gold Star Families to Join Arlington West Veterans Day Weekend (tags)
Veterans For Peace - LA Gears Up For Three-Day Veterans Day Weekend of Events at Arlington West in Santa Monica on Friday, November 11th thru Sunday, November 13th As Death Toll for US Troops Killed in Iraq Rises to 2,055 to Date Highlight of Weekend’s Event: Contingent of California Gold Star Families to Lead Procession of 100 Flag-Draped Coffins Through Streets of Santa Monica Noon on Saturday, November 12th
NOV 11-13: Arlington West Veterans Day Weekend (tags)
400 Volunteers are needed at Arlington West just north of Santa Monica Pier at 9AM on Saturday, November 12th to carry 100 flag draped coffins on a procession thru Santa Monica. To volunteer call Tonia at 310.455.2688.
JAN. 25-30: Freedom Cinema Festival Returns to Park City (tags)
FREEDOM CINEMA FESTIVAL RETURNS TO PARK CITY Festival Creates Home for Political Films and Leading Activists ‘Celebrating Arts and Media That Matter’ Announces Film Selections and Live Events Lineup January 25 to 30, 2005
LA Supports War-Injured Children of Iraq - Asra'a Visits Venice (tags)
At nine years old Asra'a Mizyad lost her arm to a U.S. bomb falling on Iraq. This week she brought hope for reconciliation between our people, united in a fight for a just peace.
Arlington West The Film (tags)
Sally Marr and Peter Dudar-- longtime Los Angeles artists and activists-- have completed their film on the ARLINGTON WEST Memorial and it is showing around town. View trailers and screening info at: http://arlingtonwestfilm.com/
Arlington West Memorial May 30-31 Santa Monica Beach (tags)
There will be over 800 crosses placed in the sand. Each cross represents an American soldier who has died in Iraq. The names, ages, hometowns and circumstances of their deaths are there for all to read on a plaque that is placed in front of this memorial. Another sign indicates that it would take the entire beach in order to recognize all of the Iraqi’s who have been killed in this war. The crosses are not meant to be used as a religious symbol.
Outwardly Progressive, Internally Corporate: Pacifica's Next Challenge (tags)
Internal problems at Pacifica stations still plague the network. While the major battle at Pacifica was won early this year, the war against a corporate style hierarchy is not over. It was this very hierarchy which enabled the General Managers to abuse their power within the stations in the first place. In order for meaningful change to occur, this structure should change, not just the personalities. Please see attached open letter by KPFK staff, highlighting problems and suggesting some solutions. (To add your name in solidarity, see directions below.)
Open Letter to KPFK Listening Community, Local Advisory Board, iPNB, KPFK management (tags)
KPFK staff write an open letter to the listeners and others, about the lack of workplace democracy at KPFK.
SHOW: THE FLAG (tags)
Co-sponsored by the Armory Center for the Arts and the Center for the Study of Political Graphics, SHOW: The Flag is a collaborative exhibition of art with a public discussion that focuses on the portrayal and display of the American flag. Included are historical works produced as early as the 1960s, as well as artworks inspired by the September 11 attacks and their aftermath.
Anti-war rally in downtown LA draws hundreds (tags)
An emerging anti-war movement in Los Angeles held its second vigil Thursday evening in Pershing Square in downtown, drawing 300 to 400 people.