Events

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Friday, June 27, 2008
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Event Description:

On Friday, June 27, Artist Rescue Mission (ARM) http://artistrescuemission.org will auction 31 paintings by 8 different artists living in Iraq to benefit those same artists. Beginning at 7:00 p.m. at G Gallery http://ggalleryhouston.com at 301 E 11th Street, the Benefit offers assistance to the artists and insight into the war-torn Iraq, art meant “to tell about the suffering of our artists inside our wounded Iraq,” as one of the artists, Salem Al Haj writes.
The evening will offer the 31 paintings in a silent auction; the highest bid will take the painting when the bidding closes at 9:00 p.m. If you are reading this on the PAA home page, click on the event title for more details.
Night From Baghdad graphic Night from Baghdad graphic

Event Sponsor:
Artist Rescue Mission

Event Website:
paa-tx.org/node/2980


Thursday, July 10, 2008
Start: 12:01 pm
Start: Jul 10 2008 - 12:01pm
End: Jul 13 2008 - 12:01pm

Event Description:

Over a thousand Greens from all over the world gather in Chicago from July 10th-13th for the 2008 U.S. Green Party National Nominating Convention. On Thursday and Friday, they join in Workshops to learn from one another. On Saturday, a National Party Platform will be adopted; then the National Nominating Convention will select the Green Party candidate for the 2008 Presidential Election. Sunday morning: workshops and connecting with fellow Greens.

Event Sponsor:
Green Party of the United States

Event Website:
www.greenparty2008.org/wiki/index.php/Home


Start: 6:45 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Event Description:

Come to the regular monthly meeting of the Progressive Action Alliance Thursday, May 8. Come early (about 6:45PM) to visit; meeting is from 7-9 p.m. Bring something non-messy to eat or drink and share if you wish. If you are reading this on the PAA home page, click on the event title for more info.

Event Sponsor:
PAA

Event Website:
www.paa-tx.org


Friday, July 11, 2008
(all day)
Start: Jul 10 2008 - 12:01pm
End: Jul 13 2008 - 12:01pm

Event Description:

Over a thousand Greens from all over the world gather in Chicago from July 10th-13th for the 2008 U.S. Green Party National Nominating Convention. On Thursday and Friday, they join in Workshops to learn from one another. On Saturday, a National Party Platform will be adopted; then the National Nominating Convention will select the Green Party candidate for the 2008 Presidential Election. Sunday morning: workshops and connecting with fellow Greens.

Event Sponsor:
Green Party of the United States

Event Website:
www.greenparty2008.org/wiki/index.php/Home


Saturday, July 12, 2008
(all day)
Start: Jul 10 2008 - 12:01pm
End: Jul 13 2008 - 12:01pm

Event Description:

Over a thousand Greens from all over the world gather in Chicago from July 10th-13th for the 2008 U.S. Green Party National Nominating Convention. On Thursday and Friday, they join in Workshops to learn from one another. On Saturday, a National Party Platform will be adopted; then the National Nominating Convention will select the Green Party candidate for the 2008 Presidential Election. Sunday morning: workshops and connecting with fellow Greens.

Event Sponsor:
Green Party of the United States

Event Website:
www.greenparty2008.org/wiki/index.php/Home


Sunday, July 13, 2008
End: 12:01 pm
Start: Jul 10 2008 - 12:01pm
End: Jul 13 2008 - 12:01pm

Event Description:

Over a thousand Greens from all over the world gather in Chicago from July 10th-13th for the 2008 U.S. Green Party National Nominating Convention. On Thursday and Friday, they join in Workshops to learn from one another. On Saturday, a National Party Platform will be adopted; then the National Nominating Convention will select the Green Party candidate for the 2008 Presidential Election. Sunday morning: workshops and connecting with fellow Greens.

Event Sponsor:
Green Party of the United States

Event Website:
www.greenparty2008.org/wiki/index.php/Home


Friday, July 18, 2008
Start: 9:45 am
End: 12:01 pm

Event Description:

The Justice Coalition and Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee will hold an Inquiry of the state of Harris County criminal justice system. Congressman John Conyers, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, will be present to hear our concerns. To show these congressional representatives the great depth of the problems and the reasons we must have a national hearing, we need to fill the City Council Chamber and the overflow area in City Hall Annex.

Event Sponsor:
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee and the Justice Coalition


Friday, July 25, 2008
Start: 9:00 am
End: 1:00 pm

Event Description:

WOOHOO!! Finally some good news.

[[[ADDENDUM (by art) you can see this online at www.cspan.org]]]

T U N E I N to KPFT 90.1. FM 9 a.m. Friday, to hear live coverage of the House Judiciary Committee's impeachment hearing. The esteemed Larry Bensky from KPFA will anchor: expected speakers include the incomparable Dennis Kucinich; Elizabeth Holtzman (who was the youngest committee member investigating Watergate and grounds for Nixon's impeachment); John Dean, Bob Barr, Ralph Nader and others.

Event Sponsor:
Pacifica

Event Website:
www.pacifica.org


Saturday, July 26, 2008
Start: 3:03 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Event Description:

Carl Bernard Hampton People's Party II (Panther Modeled Formation) Leader murdered by Houston Police July 26, 1970 in infamous standoff with HPD vs. the People on Dowling St. In remembrance:
Saturday July 26, 2008
3:30pm - Meet BPP Headquarters 2800 Dowling Street, Houston Texas
Caravan to 8400 Hirsch Rd.
4:00pm - Gravesite Remembrace
6:30pm - Return to HQ for Candlelight Vigil

Event Sponsor:
Black Panther Party alumni


Sunday, July 27, 2008
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Event Description:

Ralph Nader is speaking in Houston. Come see what this dedicated public servant has to say! I copied the issues below that no other candidate supports. Need I say more?

Nader for President 2008 Rally
With both Presidential Candidate Ralph Nader and VP Candidate Matt Gonzalez.

Event Sponsor:
NADER FOR PRESIDENT 2008

Event Website:
www.votenader.org


Start: 5:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Event Description:

In conjunction with the exhibition "Defending Democracy" the Station Museum of Contemporary Art will host a film screening of "The Murder of Fred Hampton", a story about the Chairman of the Chicago Chapter of the BPP. It is located at 1502 Alabama Street at the corner of La branch.

Event Website:
www.itsabouttimebpp.com/


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