Sunday, June 07, 2009

Bluestockings June events

BLUESTOCKINGS Cafe & Bookstore
172 Allen Street @ Stanton (1 block south of Houston)

Tuesday, June 9, 7PM - $5 Suggested

“Murals as Protest and Celebration”
Amy Goodman presents muralist Janet Braun-Reinitz and arts activist Jane Weissman

They will discuss community murals and their transformational powers. protest, celebration, beauty, knowledge, inspiration -each of these can be found within or actualized by a mural.

Wednesday, June 10, 7PM - $5 Suggested
Solidarious Harvest Collective "The Greening of Cuba"

Come for a presentation on Cuba's transformation of its farming system: fields became smaller, production was localized near consumption, and organic practices were widely adopted. , and join in a discussion about the greening (or greenwashing) of the food system in the U. S.

Saturday, June 13, 7PM - Free

Reading: John Potash “The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders”

After 12 years of accumulating evidence concerning the murder of Tupac Shakur, John Potash has put it all together and published “The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders,” a volume filled with details gleaned from CIA and FBI documents, court transcripts, and over 100 interviews.

Monday, June 15, 7PM - Free

Reading: Mitchell Gold “Crisis”

Gold will read from his book on the alarmingly high rate of suicide among gay teens and will lead a discussion on means of support through the views and experiences of a diverse group of Americans. “Crisis: 40 Stories Revealing the Personal, Social, and Religious Pain and Trauma of Growing up Gay in America” is a book for anyone concerned with the relationship between teens and suicide.

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