Re: [NOLA_c3] Chiapas Educational Event this Wednesday 5:30pm @ Zeitgeist; ALSO: Thur. & Fri. Events!
- In addition to the event detailed at the bottom of the e-mail by Ravi about the Chiapas Bus folks at Zeitgeist (1724 Oretha Castle Haley, right off St. Charles a few blocks in Lower Garden District) on Wednesday, July 2, the Chiapas Bus folks will be at places on Thursday and Friday evenings, all around New Orleans, in addition to their presence at the National Educators' Association Conference during the weekend days taking place in New Orleans:CHIAPAS BUS TOUR in New OrleansJULY 2-4WEDNESDAY, JULY 2:5:30PM-7:30PM: ZEITGEIST THEATER (1724 ORETHA CASTLE HALEY BLVD, LOWER GARDEN DISTRICT)THURSDAY, JULY 3:6PM-8PM: NEUTRAL GROUND COFFEE HOUSE (5110 DANNEEL ST, UPPER GARDEN DISTRICT, ABOVE ST. CHARLES BETWEEN JEFFERSON/NAPOLEON)8PM-10PM: BLUE NILE (FRENCHMEN STREET, ACROSS FROM CAFE BRASIL, FAUBOURG MARIGNY BEHIND FRENCH QUARTER), w/IMPROVISATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL, which features members of THE FRANK ZAPPATISTASFRIDAY, JULY 4, INDEPENDENCE FROM CORPORATE LIES DAY:6PM-8PM: FAIR GRINDS COFFEE HOUSE (3133 PONCE DE LEON, BY ESPLANADE WHOLE FOODS, MID-CITY)The folks on the Chiapas Bus are doing much great work in their efforts to bring public awareness to the plight and struggle of the Zappatistas in Southern Mexico, a situation that has many parallels to our own challenges in New Orleans. PLEASE come out and support them at one or more of the events that they have scheduled above during the New Orleans leg of their tour.Many thanks to Brian Marks and the folks in Baton Rouge to getting those of us in New Orleans aware of the Chiapas Bus.Onward,SteveWednesday, July 2:
ravi vadlamudi <rvadlamu@...> wrote:hello allthis is to call out everyone and anyone to an event by and for 5 educators from chiapasthey happen to be in NOLA this weekwe were able to convince them to speak to usit will be about their workand about the impact of "free trade" specifically naftaand what is anticipated if cafta goes throughcafta (central american free trade agreement)so please comeon wed july 2nd at zeitgeist theater on oretha castle haleyat 5:30 pmplease come as promptly as possiblethis should be interesting, informative, and excitingravi vadlamudi
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