Peace calendar
From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2006 20:09:58 -0800 (PST)
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Peace Calendar for November 23, 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 11/30, 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.

11/17 to 11/30, film "Shut Up and Sing" about bruhaha following Dixie Chicks
criticism of George W, Lagoon Cinema, 1320 Lagoon Ave, Mpls.

Friday, 11/24 ("Buy Nothing Day"), all day.  Usually a U.S. holy day for
those who worship Mammon, please consider spending a day without spending.

Friday, 11/24, 4 to 5 pm, vigil to end the occupation of Palestine, 50th &

11/24 to 11/30, film "Bobby" about assassination of Robert Kennedy through
lens of race, gender and class differences, Edina Cinema, 3911 W 50th St,
Edina.  651-649-4416

Monday, 11/27, 5:30 pm, public support needed for Department of Peace as
Fairmont MN city council reconsiders their support for the DoP.  State and
national media have covered this story and will likely attend.  Want to
carpool 2 1/2 hours southwest of the Cities?  Call Mary Jane at

Tuesday, 11/28, 4:30 pm, UCal San Francisco reproductive sciences prof
Catherine Maternowska speaks on "Reproducing Inequities: Poverty and the
Politics of Population in Haiti," Macalester College, Humanities 401, St
Paul.  biego001 [at]

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.

Wednesday, 11/29, 7:30 pm, free sneak preview of Mel Gibsons's film
"Apocalypto" about Mayan man's struggle to save his way of life from a
violent invading force, Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, 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]

12/1 to 12/7, 7:15 pm, film "Jonestown: the Life & Death of the Peoples
Temple" about death of over 900 members of an racially and class diverse
church in Guyana, Oak St Cinema, 309 Oak St SE, Mpls.

Friday, 12/1, all day, Human rights Day conference "In Small Places Close to
Home" with former Civil Rights Commissioner Mary Frances Berry (hired by
Carter, fired by Reagan), St Paul Rivercentre, 175 W Kellogg Blvd, St Paul,
$120 to 150. or 651-296-5663.

Friday, 12/1, 6 pm, film "Evolution not Revolution," about indigenous
peoples struggling for power and the establishment of a university in NW
Bolivia, Resource Center of the Americas, 3019 Minnehaha Ave, Mpls.

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, 2:30 pm, vigil to end the siege of Gaza and end U.S. funding
of atrocities on Palestinians, Walker Library, Hennepin & Lagoon, Mpls.

Saturday, 12/2, 6 to 10 pm, Arab-American Cultural Institute hosts 1st
annual gala and fundraiser with music, a bazaar, a henna artist and silent
auction, Center for Independent Artists, 4137 Bloomington Ave S, Mpls.
aacievents [at]

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]

Tuesday, 12/12, 11:30 am, MN Alliance of Peacemakers annual meeting,
including J. Brian Atwood, former ambassador to Brazil, Hennepin Ave United
Methodist Church, 511 Groveland, Mpls.

Saturday, 12/16, 9:30 coffee, 10 am program, Middle East Peace Now presents
U of M soil, water and climate prof Dawud J Mulla to talk about "The Role of
Water in Middle East Conflicts," Southdale Library, 7001 York Ave S, Edina.

Saturday, 12/16, 10 to 2, Department of Peace campaign hosts Homemade Peace
Workshop, with Mel Duncan, Mee Moua, Keith Ellison, Becky Lourey, Jack
Nelson-Pallmeyer, Judi Paulson, Gary Schiff, and Imam Sheikh Saad Musse
Roblle, lunch and break-out sessions, St Joah of Arc Church, 4537 - 3rd Ave
S, Mpls.  FFI Mary Jane 651-426-9940.

Saturday, 12/16 10 to 11:30 am, John Peterson reports on election monitoring
in "Venezuela Elections Report Back," Resource Center of the Americas, 3019
Minnehaha, Mpls.

Sunday, 12/17, 4:30 to 9 pm, holiday pot-luck and art sale for Haiti, plus
2005 film "Aristide and the Endless Revolution, home of Paul and Sharon
Miller, 2118 Erie Dr, Northfield.  biego001 [at]

Saturday, 12/23, 1 pm, sent an anti-war message for the holidays: Stop the
U.S. War in Iraq, Hennepin & Lagoon Aves, Mpls.

Thursday, 12/28, 6:30 pm, candlelight memorial for the children of Iraq and
other child victims of war, St Joan of Arc church, 4537 - 3rd Ave S, Mpls.

Thursday, 12/28 (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 

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, 4:30 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, 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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