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CHICAGO EVENTS CALENDAR AUGUST 9 - 27

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    CHICAGO AREA EVENTS CALENDAR August 9 – August 27 Sponsored by: New World Resource Center Bookstore and Meeting Center 2600 West Fullerton, Chicago IL USA
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 8, 2001
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      CHICAGO AREA EVENTS CALENDAR
      August 9 � August 27

      Sponsored by: New World Resource Center
      Bookstore and Meeting Center
      2600 West Fullerton, Chicago IL USA 60647
      (773) 227 4011; (773) 489-5942 fax
      email: nwrc_2600@...
      Hours: Tues-Friday, 3-9 pm; Sat-Sun 12-7 pm.
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      [To list events, send info to nwrc2600@...]

      --Aug 9, Thurs., 6 pm, 2502 West Division
      West Town Community Law Office
      ANTI-BOEING PROTEST PLANNING
      Sponsor: Chicago Coalition Against
      United States Militarism
      Info: unalucha@...

      --Aug 9, Thurs., 7 pm, Loyola Park
      Green Leaf & Sheridan
      ISRAEL ON THE BRINK
      Eyewitness report from Ahmed Shawki,
      of International Socialist Review. Sponsor:
      International Socialist Organization.
      Info: 312-458-9920

      --Aug 9, Thurs., 7:30 pm, Women & Children First
      5233 North Clark Street
      ACHY OBEJAS: DAYS OF AWE
      Reading & book signing with acclaimed author.
      Info: 773.769.9299

      --Aug. 9-12, Thurs-Sun, University of Illinois at Chicago
      CAMPUS GREENS FOUNDING CONVENTION
      Future of the Greens, role of identity politics in
      progressive third parties, corporate power, more.
      Panels, speakers, workshops, activism.
      Info: convention@... or
      www.campusgreenparties.org/

      --Aug. 10-12, Heartland Cafe
      7000 N. Glenwood
      HEARTLAND CAF�
      25TH ANNIVERSARY
      music, art, crafts, games, more.
      Info: 773-465-8005 or fatback@...

      --Aug. 10. Fri., Congress Theatre
      CAMPUS GREENS RALLY
      FOR RADICAL CHANGE
      Confirmed speakers & performers:
      Ralph Nader, Winona LaDuke, Patti Smith,
      Robert Miranda, Elizabeth Horton Sheff,
      Cornel West, Jello Biafra, Cheri Honkala,
      Medea Benjamin.
      Info: www.campusgreenparties.org/

      --Aug. 10. Fri., 7 pm, Bogan High School
      3939 W. 79th, corner Pulaski
      BENEFIT PERFORMANCE:
      SIRRIYET RAMALLAH TROUPE
      Continued violence & illegal occupation
      of Palestine by Israeli military serve as
      backdrop for this politically charged &
      renowned troupe. Sponsors: Arab
      Community Center, Ramallah Club, others.
      Tix $15. Info: 773-434-7575

      --Aug 11, Sat., 1 pm, Holy Name Cathedral
      State & Chicago
      RALLY FOR BERNARDIN
      HEALTH CARE AMENDMENT
      Kick-off for Dr. Quentin Young�s
      Walk across Illinois to put the
      Bernardin Amendment for Universal
      Health Care on the 2002 ballot.
      Info: 312-654-8888 or
      www.decenthealthcare.com

      --Aug 12., Sun., 1 pm, Touhy Park
      AFORDABLE HOUSING
      WALK FOR JUSTICE
      Info: 773-973-7888 or
      www.campusgreenparties.org/walk.html

      --Aug. 12, Sun., 1 pm, Maxwell & Halsted
      Across from Original Jim's Hot Dog Stand
      LIVE BLUES JAM
      TO STOP URBAN CLEANSING
      Every Sunday thru November
      Info: 312-341-3696 or mar@...

      --Aug. 13, Mon., 6:30 pm, News and Letters
      36 S. Wabash, Room 1440
      BEYOND VANGUARDISM
      AND ANARCHISM
      Marxist-Humanist concept of organization,
      with Kevin Michaels & Beth Shaw
      Info: 312-236-0799 or nandl@...

      --Aug 14, Tues., 7 p.m., Forest Park Library,
      7555 W. Jackson, Oak Park
      THE DEATH PENALTY:
      TOO FLAWED TO FIX?
      Amnesty International forum
      with Robert Schultz.
      Info: 312-435-6396

      --Aug 16-19, Thursday-Sunday
      LADYFEST MIDWEST CHICAGO
      4-day festival showcasing women artists,
      performers, musicians, filmmakers, activists.
      Concerts, workshops, readings, more.
      Info: 773-489-6534 of www.ladyfestmidwest.org

      --Aug. 17, Friday, Philadelphia
      STAND WITH MUMIA
      Bus leaves Thursday 8/16 for
      Philadelphia court appearance &
      Saturday rally. Tix: $75
      Sponsor: News & Letters
      Info: 773/381-6507 or
      organizers@...

      --Aug 18-19, Sat & Sun, 9 am � 3 pm
      North Ave. Ped-Bridge, North Ave. Beach
      AIR & WATER SHOW POTEST
      8th annual anti-military protest, bannering
      & leafleting. 8/19 reception at Ann
      Sather�s, 929 W. Belmont. Sponsor: 8th
      Day Center, Voices in the Wilderness, others.
      Info: 312-939-2539 or info@...

      --Aug. 20, Mon., 6:30 pm, News and Letters
      36 S. Wabash, Room 1440
      THE "POWER OF NEGATIVITY" IN
      TODAY'S FREEDOM STRUGGLES
      Discussion with Sonia Bergonzi.
      Info: 312-236-0799 or nandl@...

      --Aug. 24, Fri., 7:30 pm, New World Resource Center
      2600 W. Fullerton (corner Rockwell)
      ASSASSINATION OF COLUMBIAN
      TRADE UNIONISTS
      Forum with Dennis Grammenos, Columbia
      Labor Monitor. Sponsor: Chicago Socialist Party.
      Info: 773-960-5648 or ChgoSP@...

      --Aug. 25, Sat., 1 pm, 36 W. Illinois, corner Dearborn
      RALLY AGAINST anti-Gay Boy Scouts of America
      National day of action. Sponsor: Chicago Anti-Bashing Network.
      Info: 773-878-3697

      --Aug. 27, Monday, 6-9 pm
      MONTHLY MAILING AT
      NEW WORLD RESOURCE CENTER
      Details below
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      NEW BOOKS AT NWRC:
      --Women�s Rights, Human Rights, $17.95
      --How To Take An Exam...And Win the World,
      by Bertell Ollman, $19.99
      --Soledad Brother � Prison Letters of George Jackson, $14.95
      --The Origins of Capitalism, by Ellen Meiksins Wood, $13
      --Dirty Truths, by Michael Parenti, $14.95
      --Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil & Fundamentalism in Central Asia, $14.95
      --Globalize This! by Kevin Danaher, $15.95
      --Mother Jones Speaks, ed. by Phillip Foner, $28.95
      --The Eugene V. Debs Reader: Socialism & the Class Struggle
      (Introduction by Howard Zinn) $15.95
      --Latin America, by Noam Chomsky, $12.95
      --Stolen Harvest � Hijacking the Global Food Supply,
      by Vandana Shiva, $14.00
      --From Civil Rights to Black Liberation � Malcolm X
      & the Organization of Afro-American Unity, by William Sales, $14
      --The Heart of the War in Colombia, $21
      --Meatpackers: An Oral History of Black Packinghouse Workers
      & Their Struggle for Racial and Economic Equality, $19
      --Discourse on Colonialism � New Edition, by Aime Cesaire, $14
      --Under Attack, Fighting Back: Women and Welfare in the United States �
      New Edition, by Mimi Abramovitz, $15
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      HOLD YOUR EVENT AT NWRC!! New World is a centrally
      located storefront that�s hosted hundreds of public meetings.
      Accessible by public transportation (California Blue Line train
      stop, #74 Fullerton bus); street-side parking available;
      wheelchairs welcome. Small donation requested.
      Phone (773) 227 4011 or nwrc_2600@....

      MONTHLY CALENDAR MAILING: NWRC produces a monthly postal
      mailing (2,500 subscribers) containing a calendar of events around
      the region. Groups, organizers and activists use this as an effective
      & affordable outreach tool & essential complement to internet media.

      --TO SUBSCRIBE: calendar mailing subscriptions are free, so
      send your postal address. TO LIST YOUR EVENT OR INCLUDE
      A FLYER IN THE MAILING, call 773-227-4011. The cost for listing
      an event in the calendar is $25/quarter page, $50/half page,
      $100 full page. To include a flyer, bring two people, 2,500 leaflets
      and $50 on the last Monday of every month (except July & December)
      to the bookstore at 6 pm sharp and be prepared to stay & help until 9 pm.


      WHO WE ARE: The New World Resource Center is Chicago�s oldest
      independent left-wing & labor bookstore and meeting center, providing
      books, periodicals, t-shirts, etc. to progressives and activists. Founded

      in 1971, NWRC is owned and operated by a not-for-profit collective.
      Volunteers always welcome; phone (773) 227-4011 for info.

      THANKS to everyone for your support.

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