Event

[MOVIE] Haiti: The Untold Story

Nov 3 2005 - 7:30pm
Nov 3 2005 - 9:00pm

Event Description:

Voices Breaking Boundaries and co-sponsor KPFT present a Cultural Narrative series event:

Haiti: The Untold Story
Produced by: Haiti Information Project
Directed by: Kevin Pina (Flashpoints correspondent and filmmaker)
53 minutes, color

Event Sponsor:
Voices Breaking Boundaries and co-sponsor KPFT

Event Phone Contact Information:
713-524-7821

Event Email Address:
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Event Website:
www.voicesbreakingboundaries.org

Event Fee:
Tickets $5 (no one turned away)


Houston Social Forum Dinner and a Movie: Rumble in Mumbai

Nov 13 2005 - 5:30pm
Nov 13 2005 - 9:00pm

Event Description:

Houston Social Forum Dinner and Movie: 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, The Artery, 5401 Jackson at Prospect (entrance on Prospect)

Join the Houston Social Forum for a potluck dinner and screening of Rumble in Mumbai. The film documents the World Social Forum held in Mumbai, India January 2004 and the 100,000 plus people who attended the forum, all looking to build solidarity--and a better world. For those looking to understand the growing global malaise, which the social forae seek to rectify, Rumble in Mumbai is a good starting point.

Event Sponsor:
Houston Social Forum

Event Contact Name:
Heather Smith

Event Phone Contact Information:
832-860-0431

Event Email Address:
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Event Website:
www.houstonsocialforum.org

Event Fee:
Donations (however little or much as able)


[MOVIE] The End of Suburbia

Nov 15 2005 - 6:00pm
Nov 15 2005 - 8:00pm

Event Description:

Join us to view the "End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream", a movie about how the end of cheap oil will affect our lives, will be shown at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Event Sponsor:
Sierra Club and Documentary Alliance

Event Website:
www.mfah.org/main.asp?target=films&par1=1&par2=307&par3=514


Sierra Club Community Cleanup in Fifth Ward

Oct 29 2005 - 8:00am
Oct 29 2005 - 12:00pm

Event Description:

The Sierra Club's "Building Environmental Communities" campaign invites you to join us in a neighborhood walk and cleanup around Bruce Elementary School and the Many Diversified Interest (MDI) Superfund site located in the heart of the historic Fifth Ward community. It’s a project to pull you in and make you an active participant, part of a society built on five core principles:

Event Sponsor:
Sierra Club Houston

Event Contact Name:
Reginald Adams

Event Phone Contact Information:
713.269.2711

Event Email Address:
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Event Website:
http://www.sierraclub.org/community/houston/


The World Can't Wait Drive Out the Bush Regime!

Nov 2 2005 - 12:00pm
Nov 2 2005 - 2:00pm

Event Description:

November 2, the first anniversary of Bush's "re-election", we will take the first major step in this by organizing a truly massive day of resistance all over this country. People everywhere will walk out of school, they will take off work, they will come to the downtowns and town squares and set out from there, going through the streets and calling on many more to JOIN US. They will repudiate this criminal regime, making a powerful statement: "NO! THIS REGIME DOES NOT REPRESENT US! AND WE WILL DRIVE IT OUT!"

Event Sponsor:
The World Can't Wait

Event Phone Contact Information:
713-459-5962

Event Email Address:
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Event Website:
worldcantwait.org


ACLU seminar

Nov 1 2005 - 11:30am
Nov 1 2005 - 1:00pm

Event Description:

Come enjoy lunch and one credit of Continuing Legal Education credit to hear Mitchell Katine, speaking on the state of the law as it relates to gender identity. You may also contact Heather Busby for additional information -
 

Event Sponsor:
Houston ACLU

Event Contact Name:
Laura Bellows

Event Email Address:
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Event Website:
http://www.aclu-houston.org/


Peggy Kelsey's Afghan Women's Project and Screening of "Whose Counting"

Oct 5 2005 - 6:30pm
Oct 5 2005 - 9:00pm

Event Description:

Houston Institute for Culture presents which includes:

  • Afghan Women's Project Portraits will be on display September 10 – Oct. 9 (W-F, 4-8pm; Weekend, 2-8pm)
  • Talk by Peggy Kelsey founder of Afghan Women's Project (photographs and interviews of Afghan women), and film
  • screening: Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics. (Peace Week activities in Houston)

Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.
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Event Sponsor:
Houston Institute for Culture

Event Phone Contact Information:
713-521-3686

Event Email Address:
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Event Website:
www.houstonculture.org


Peggy Kelsey's Afghan Women's Project and Screening of "Whose Counting"

Oct 6 2005 - 6:30pm
Oct 6 2005 - 9:00pm

Event Description:

Houston Institute for Culture presents which includes:

  • Afghan Women's Project Portraits will be on display September 10 – Oct. 9 (W-F, 4-8pm; Weekend, 2-8pm)
  • Talk by Peggy Kelsey founder of Afghan Women's Project (photographs and interviews of Afghan women), and film
  • screening: Who's Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics. (Peace Week activities in Houston)

Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.
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Event Sponsor:
Houston Institute for Culture

Event Phone Contact Information:
713-521-3686

Event Email Address:
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Event Website:
www.houstonculture.org


Houston Peace Forum

Sep 8 2005 - 7:30pm
Sep 8 2005 - 9:00pm

Event Description:

Marilyn White, human rights activist and one of the editors of the Houston Peace News, will be our speaker. Marilyn recently returned with the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship from Baranquilla, Columbia, on the Carribean coast. They had participated in a human rights accompaniment program for 5 weeks to protect Columbian human rights workers who had received deat threats from paramilitary death squads.

5200 Fannin. Questions and discussion follow. For more information call Pat Nichols, 713-681-6267.

Event Contact Name:
Pat Nichols

Event Phone Contact Information:
713-681-6267

Event Website:
www.hpjc.org/majorevents.asp#9-8-2005


Committee to save Frances Newton meeting

Sep 7 2005 - 6:30pm
Sep 7 2005 - 8:00pm

Event Description:

Frances Newton is scheduled to be executed on September 14 in Huntsville. If you can spare an just an hour or maybe an afternoon, join with us to save the life of an innocent woman.

Event Contact Name:
Hitaji Aziz

Event Phone Contact Information:
713-266-7251

Event Website:
www.protest.net/HIMC/calendrome.cgi?span=event&ID=529672&day=


End of Suburbia and Matthew Simmons

Sep 14 2005 - 7:00pm
Sep 14 2005 - 9:00pm

Event Description:

With brutal honesty and a touch of irony, The End of Suburbia explores the American way of life and its prospects as the planet approaches a critical era, as global demand for fossil fuels begins to outstrip supply. World Oil Peak and the inevitable decline of fossil fuels are upon us, say some experts in this documentary. Matthew Simmons, who is interviewed in the documentary, is the CEO of the world's largest Energy Investment Bank, Simmons & Co. International, with clients including Halliburton and the World Bank. Simmons is a also a member of the US Council on Foreign Relations and the National Petroleum Council's Natural Gas Task Force and, as such, has contributed "insider" perspective and hard facts to the study of Peak Oil and its effects. Mr. Simmons will be available to answer questions afterward.

Event Sponsor:
Documentary Alliance, Realfilms & The Houston Sierra Club

Event Contact Name:
Reginald Adams

Event Phone Contact Information:
713-269-2711

Event Email Address:
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Event Fee:
$6:00/person ($5.00 for museum members, seniors & students)


Peace Week / Decade of Non-violence

Sep 17 2005 - 8:00am
Sep 24 2005 - 9:00pm

Event Description:

To celebrate the midpoint of the UN's Decade of Nonviolence (DNV), the DNV-Houston Board conceived the idea of “Peace Week” with a goal to bring together organizations working for Peace in the Houston area, to highlight/expand the efforts of the DNV movement and to help create a nonviolent world.

Event Sponsor:
Decade of Nonviolence-Houston

Event Contact Name:
Carol Keene

Event Phone Contact Information:
713-398-6785

Event Email Address:
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Event Website:
http://www.decadeofnonviolencehouston.org/PeaceWeek.htm

Event Fee:
$25, $40 per couple


Iraq: Where from Here?

Aug 25 2005 - 7:00pm
Aug 25 2005 - 9:00pm

Event Description:

http://www.ustourofduty.org/

 

Thursday August 25, - 7PM to 9PM

Metropolitan Community Church -2025 W 11th St -Houston 77008

 

Event Sponsor:
Sheila Jackson Lee

Event Phone Contact Information:
713-861-9149

Event Website:
http://www.ustourofduty.org/

Event Fee:
free/donation


Environmental Initiative of the Houston Region Democrats (EIHRD)

Aug 29 2005 - 6:00pm
Aug 29 2005 - 7:00pm

Event Description:

(Mon) 6:00 pm HCDP-HQ at 1445 North Loop West (east of IBEW bldg.) Suite 110 How to strengthen the links to communicate environmental issues between Houston region Democratic clubs and organizations. How to establish links to communicate environmental issues between Houston region Democratic clubs and our elected officials. How to help elected state representatives and senators to improve the hazardous environmental conditions within the Houston region. What local environmental issues from the clubs should EIHRD be advocating? FYI: Stephanie Hrabar at 713-683-0638 or escramble('shrabar','wt.net');"> or Jim Rine at escramble('jmrine','hotmail.com');">

Event Sponsor:
Houston Region Democrats (EIHRD)

Event Contact Name:
Stephanie Hrabar

Event Phone Contact Information:
713-683-0638

Event Email Address:
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Senfronia Thompson

Aug 3 2005 - 7:00pm
Aug 3 2005 - 9:00pm

Event Description:

Aug 3 ~ Senfronia speaks @ DFH - (Wed) 7pm HCDP-HQ 1445 North Loop West Houston, TX 77008 (713) 802-0085 This month we are honored to welcome State Rep. Senfronia Thompson as our guest speaker! We will also hear from City Council candidate Peter Brown. In addition, be sure to join us for sandwiches and desserts at 6:00 pm when Marty Morrison will facilitate a deputy voter registrar certification session.

Event Contact Name:
Democracy for Houston

Event Phone Contact Information:
713-802-0085


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