Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 22:11:44 -0800 (PST)
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Peace Calendar for November 17, 2006

Find "Iraq for Sale" screenings at
For "The Ground Truth" screenings, go to
For Amnesty Internatioal's movie "Outlawed," go to

Month of November, Monday to Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm, Chante Wolf has a
photography show "Generations for PEACE" telling her story from Air Force
warrior to Veteran for Peace, St Martin's Table, 2001 Riverside Ave, Mpls.
lhowell [at]

11/3 to 11/23, film "Babel" about random gun accident in Morocco which
causes havoc with a US couple, a deaf Japanese teen and a Mexican nanny with
two US children, none of whom can communicate with each other, Uptown
Theater, Lagoon & Hennepin Aves, Mpls.
11/4 to 12/29, the Susan Hensel Gallery hosts Kari Gunter-Seymour's show
"Diary of a Military Mom," 3441 Cedar Ave S, Mpls.

11/4/06 to 1/4/07, noon to 5 pm Tues to Sun, MN Center for Photography
presents Lori Grinker's exhibit 'AFTERWAR: Veterans from a World in
Conflict" with physical and psychological wounds of frontline war vets from
WWI to present-day Iraq, 165 - 13th Ave NE, between Marshall & University,
just north of Boradway, Mpls.

11/16 to 11/18, 7:30 pm, Pangea World Theater and Intermedia Arts present
Dianna Fuemana in 1-woman play "Falemalama," about Samoan woman making
painful adaptation to New Zealand, 2822 Lyndale Ave S, Mpls.  $12.

11/17 to 11/23, film "Shut Up and Sing" about bruhaha following Dixie Chicks
criticism of George W, Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Mpls.

Friday, 11/17, 4:15 to 5:30, vigil to end U.S. military and political
support of Israel, Summit & Snelling Aves, St. Paul.  Karen, 651-283-3495.

Friday, 11/17, 6 pm, opening reception for "Rites of Passing: Works of Aaron
Johnson-Or, concerning racial profiling, the theatricality of war news
coverage and government scrutiny, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019
Minnehaha, Mpls.  (Exhibit continues until Debember 1.)

Friday, 11/17, 7 pm, Mizna presents Algerian French writer Ahmed Zitouni,
talking about the experience of being a foreigner, 2205 California St NE,
Mpls.  612-788-6920.

Friday, 11/17, 7:30 pm, flim "Feast of the Goat" about the bloody fight to
end dictator Trujillo's reign in the Dominican Republic, $8, Walker Art
Center Cinema, 1750 Hennepin Ave, Mpls.

11/17 to 11/20, yearly convergence to close the School of the Americas, Fort
Benning, GA.  Local buses leave 11/16 a.m. and return 11/17 p.m.  FFI (national) or (local).

11/17 to 11/19, international Venezuela solidarity conference, Macalester
College, Grand and Snelling, St Paul.
or 612-624-1512.

11/17 and 11/18, 9 pm, play "It is the Seeing," a retrospective of war
illustrated through poetry, music, movement, Pillsbury Community Center
Theater, 3501 Chicago, Mpls.  $5 to $8. 612-825-0459.

Saturday, 11/18, 10 to 11:30 am, Resource Center of the Americas coffeehour
on "Uprising in Oaxaca," 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

Saturday, 11/18, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Midwest Conference of Spiritual
Progressives "Igniting a Culture of Love, Peace and Justice" with Rabbi
Michael Lerner, then 6 concurrent afternoon workshops, Plymouth
Congregational Church Rev James Gertmenian and activist Farheen Hakeem, $45
advance registration ($20 for activists), lunch included, Wesley Church, 101
E Grant, downtown Mpls.

Sunday, 11/19, 1 to 2 pm, local vigil in solidarity with those killed by
graduates of the School of the Americas in Ft Benning, Georgia,
Lake/Marshall bridge, Mpls/StPaul.

Sunday, 11/19, 3 to 5 pm, monthly local Amnesty International meeting,
Center for the Victims of Torture, 717 E River Rd SE, Mpls.
gabeo [at]

Monday, 11/20 4 to 6 pm (with 6 to 8 pm gathering to discuss local
organizing), demo in solidarity with Oaxaca, Lake St & Bloomington, Mpls.

Monday, 11/20, 6:30 pm, film "The Ground Truth: After the Killing Ends," the
shocking Iraq war is only a prelude to even more challenging battles upon
return home, St Joan of Arc Parish Center, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Tuesday, 11/21, 6:30 pm, DFL Progressive Caucus hosts panel on the prospects
for a grassroots peace candidate for U.S. Senate in 2008, Martin Luther King
Rec Center, 4055 Nicollet Ave S, Mpls.  Panelists so far include former
senate candidate Ford Bell, former U.S. House candidate Jack
Nelson-Pallmeyer, DFL chair Brian Melendez, former gubernatorial candidate
Becky Lourey and Rep-elect Keith Ellison. Charley Underwood moderates.  FFI
peacecalendar [at]

Thursday, 11/23 (and every 4th Thursday), 7:45 to 9 pm, Dialogue about Peace
and listening to Deepok Chopra's set, pre-register at Body Prayers Yoga,
9201 Lexington Ave N, #5C, Circle Pines.  IndigaArt [at] or 
(Please call ahead to confirm this Thanksgiving day dialogue.)

Wednesday, 11/29, noon to 1:15, Human Science Research Council (South
Africa) chief specialist Virginia Tilley speaks on "Rethinking the Middle
East Conflict: The One-State Solution," Blegen 235, 269 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Thursday, 11/30, 7:30, Hamline Students for Peace host movie "Why We Fight,"
about the development of the military-industrial complex, Giddens Learning
Center room 100E, Hamline Univ, St Paul.  matthewfbyrnes [at]

Saturday, 12/2 (and each 1st Saturday), 10 to 11:30 am, Homeless Veterans
for Peace meeting, Peacehouse, 510 E Franklin Ave, Mpls.  Bob Heberle at

Saturday, 12/2, 10 am to 4 pm, Ricardo Levins Morales and Deborah Rosenstein
give class on "Creative Organizing" involving music, visual arts, theater
and chants, $50, Labor Education Service, 3-300 Carlson School of
Management, U of M, 321 - 19th Ave S, Mpls.

Saturday, 12/2, 7 pm, play "When Reason Sleeps," about a temp job as priest
taking confessions at the mall and about the practice of torture (a 2005
Fringe favorite), Heart of the Beast Theater, 1500 E Lake St, Mpls.
Suggested $10 to 50, to benefit WAMM.
Saturday, 12/2, 7:30 pm, storytellers Larry Johnson and Elaine Wynne (plus
musician Barb Tilsen) welcome Mayors for Peace director Steve Leeper from
Hiroshima, Dunn Bros Coffee, 329 W 15th St (by Loring Park), Mpls.

Sunday, 12/3, 9 to 10 am, Mayors for Peace director Steve Leeper (see above)
talks in the Fireside Room, Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church, 7600
Harold Ave, Golden Valley.  763-545-0239.

Sunday, 12/3, 2 to 4 pm, Mayors for Peace director Steve Leeper (see above)
speaks at Black Dog Cafe, 308 Prince St, St Paul.  651-228-9274.

Friday, 12/8, noon, concluding panel discussion "Reflections on Middle East
and US Foreign Policy," President's Room, Coffman Memorial Union, East Bank
U of M, Mpls.

12/8 (starts 6 pm) to 12/10 (ends 6 pm), basic level Alternatives to
Violence Workshop, which has been used to reduce violence in Rwanda, Bosnia,
Kenya and the U.S., Friends for a Nonviolent World, 1050 Selby Ave, St.
Paul. avp [at]

Monday, 12/11, 4:30 pm, mark International Human Rights Day with a call for
an end to war and occupation, Mayday Plaza, 3rd St & Cedar Ave, Mpls.
info [at]

Monday, 12/11 (and each month's 2nd Monday), 7 pm (socialize 6:30), Network
of Spiritual Progressives meeting, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1900
Nicollet, Mpls.  brucelissem [at]


Every Sunday, noon to 1 pm, peace vigil at Summit and Snelling, St Paul.

Every Monday, 4:15 to 5:15 pm, Vigil in downtown White Bear Lake at
intersection of Highway 61 and 4th Street.  FFI:

Every Tuesday, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Peace vigil at 98th St. and Lyndale,
Bloomington.  952-831-4276.

Every Tuesday, 5 to 6 pm (all year), east end of Franklin bridge over the
Mississippi River, Mpls. carolynbelle [at]

Every Tuesday, 5 to 6 pm, Penn Ave just north of 394, Bryn Mawr neighborhood
of Mpls.  

Every Wednesday, 7 to 8 a.m., Vigil at Alliant Tech, 5050 Lincoln, Edina. 

Every Wednesday, 4 to 5 pm, Peace walk, carrying signs in both directions
from the corner of Hwy 241 and Co Rd 19 (across from St. Michael's Church),
St. Michael.  FFI: regofam [at]

Every Wednesday, 4:45 to 5:45, Grandmothers for Peace vigil, 50th and
Halifax, Edina (just west of France).

Every Wednesday, 5 to 6 pm, Vigil to end the occupation of Iraq,
Lake/Marshall bridge over the Mississippi.

Every Wednesday, 4:30-5:30 pm, Peace vigil over footbridge at 85th Ave N and
Hwy 252, Brooklyn Park FFI 763-566-8255

Every Wednesday, 6 pm, peace vigil at signal light on Hwy 169, Belle Plaine.
JoAnne, 952-873-3315

Every Thursday, 4 to 6 pm, NW Neighbors for Peace host anti-war vigil on
Vinewood, just north of Rockford Rd and just east of 494 (at Target/Rainbow
entrance), Plymouth. caryberg [at]  (DAY IS CHANGING TO SATURDAY,

Every Thursday, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Vigil in front of Lockheed Martin, NW
corner of Pilot Knob Road and Yankee Doodle Road in Eagan.  FFI:
skograce [at] 

Every Thursday, 5 to 6 pm, Peace vigil at intersection of Bridge and
Fountain Streets, Albert Lea.  sjmoore [at]

Every Thursday, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Peace vigil at NE corner Co Hwy 10 & Univ
Ave NE, Blaine.  vanka485 [at] (note new corner and contact).

Every Friday, noon to 1 pm, Anti-Recruitment vigil ³Our Children Are Not
Cannon Fodder,² off Oak St and Washington Ave, East Bank of U, Minneapolis,

Every Friday, 4:15 to 5:30 p.m., Vigil to end the occupation of Palestine,
Snelling and Summit, St. Paul.  steichenfm [at]

Every Friday, 4:30, Red Wing Alliance for Peace sponsors a vigil at John
Rick park, Red Wing, followed by potluck and discussion on alternate weeks.
tuvecino [at]

Every Friday, 5 to 6 pm, Chisago City gathering for peace (chat, sing, run
around with the kids, share food), Moberg Park, Chisago City.

Every Friday, 5 to 6 pm, peace vigil at Lagoon and Hennepin, Uptown Mpls. 

Every Friday, J. Rich Park, 4:30 to 5:30 pm, Peace vigil, Hwy. 61 and West
Avenue, RedWing.  sherlev [at]

Every Saturday, 9 am, Peace walk, Fern and Hwy. 95, Cambridge.  (8 block
walk) ytpsund [at]

Every Saturday, 10 to 11 am, peace vigil at corner of Bridge and River St,
Chippewa Falls, WI.  FFI: lagoclam [at] or 715-726-0365.

Every Saturday, 11 to noon (beginning 11/11/06), NW Neighbors for Peace
hosts antiwar vigil, along Vinewood, near Rockford Rd (AKA 42nd Ave or Cty
Rd 9), just east of 494, New Hope.  carydberg [at]

Every Saturday, 1 to 3 pm, Vigil at Barnes and Noble, highways 15 and 23
(Division Street), St. Cloud.  FFI: Mnolde [at]

Every Saturday, noon to 12:15, Vigil at Bridge Square (Division and 4th),
Northfield.  mcgrath1 [at]

(More vigils are listed at  ) 

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