[Imc-chicago] CHICAGO AREA EVENTS CALENDAR OCT 16 - NOV 1

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NEW WORLD RESOURCE CENTER’S
CHICAGO AREA EVENTS CALENDAR:

OCT 16 - NOV 1

New World Resource Center, a not-for-profit community-owned 
bookstore & resource center, is seeking a new book shop location 
& intends to re-open soon. Calendar publication continues weekly.

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-Calendar listings begin Thursday for following 2.5 weeks
-Includes event submissions received by deadline 5 pm Tuesday
-Weekly email calendar for progressives since 2001
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--Oct 16, Thu & continuing, Congress Hotel, 520 S Michigan
SUPPORT CONGRESS HOTEL STRIKERS
Support workers in Chicago’s longest running strike
Sponsor: Unite HERE Local 1
Info: www.congresshotelstrike.info

--Oct 16, Thu, 7 pm, School of the Art Institute, 280 S Columbus
What is a Movement?:
Panelists discuss meaning & direction of left political movements:
Chuck Hendricks of UNITE-HERE, Jorge Mujica of Movimiento 10 de Marzo,
Luis Brennan of Students for a Democratic Society, Richard Rubin of Platypus
Sponsor: Platypus Affiliated Society

--Oct 17-18, Fri-Sat, Chicago International Film Festival
FILM: THEY KILLED SISTER DOROTHY
Documentary premier on the murder in Brazil of rain forest advocate Sister Dorothy Stang
Info: www.chicagofilmfestival.org/

--Oct 18, Sat, 1:30 pm, Wilmette Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave
FILM: SICKO
Meet Donna Smith, profiled in the documentary
Sponsor: Progressive Democrats of America
Info: http://margrover.com/sicko.pdf

--Oct 18, Sat, 2:30 pm, Oak Park Library, 834 Lake
THE ISRAEL LOBBY & THE 2008 ELECTIONS
Hear author John Mearsheimer
Sponsor: Committee for a Just Peace in Israel & Palestine
Info: www.cjpip.org.

--Oct 18, Sat, 6 pm, Wellington Church, 615 W. Wellington
BENEFIT FOR ST FRANCIS HOUSE/CATHOLIC WORKER
Hear Kathy Kelly, many others

--Oct 18, Sat, 8 pm, UE Hall, 37 S Ashland
VETERANS HELPING VETERANS BENEFIT
Third anniversary of VHV cable-access TV program
broadcast Thursdays 6:30 pm CAN-TV channel 21

--Oct 18, Sat, 8 pm, Chicago Filmmakers, 5243 N Clark
FILMS: SMOKIN' OUT THE EVIL-DOERS, also
PAPER TIGER READS PAPER TIGER TV
Two brilliant Paper Tiger TV documentaries from the innovator 
in public access television 

--Oct 18-19, Sat-Sun, 2 pm - 12 am, College of DuPage, 
425 Fawell Blvd in SRC 2800, Glen Ellyn
PROGRESSIVE FILM FESTIVAL
Info: www.d-a-w-n.org/images/ProgressiveFilm.pdf

--Oct 19, Sun, 3 am, Book-TV, C-SPAN2
THE KINGMAKERS: HOW THE MEDIA THREATENS 
OUR SECURITY & OUR DEMOCRACY
Authors Sen Mike Gravel & David Eisenbach

--Oct 19, Sun, 1 pm, Revolution Books, 1103 N Ashland
FINANCIAL HURRICANE BATTERS WORLD CAPITALISM
Hear Maoist political economist Raymond Lotta

--Oct 19, Sun, 1:30 pm, Woodson Library, 9525 S Halsted
LERONE BENNETT, JR
Hear the legendary African-American historian 

--Oct 19, Sun, 7 pm, Alhambra Palace Restaurant, 1240 W Randolph
ARAB AMERICAN ACTION NETWORK FUNDRAISER
Info: dam at aaan.org

--Oct 20, Mon, 6:30 pm, Roosevelt University Gage Gallery, 18 S Michigan
VIETNAMESE WOMEN AGENT ORANGE VICTIMS 
Chicago stop of national tour 
Sponsors: Veterans For Peace, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, 
National Lawyers Guild, United For Peace & Justice
Info: www.vn-agentorange.org/

--Oct 22, Wed, 12 – 4 pm Federal Plaza
EYES WIDE OPEN & CHILDREN LEFT BEHIND EXHIBITS
Info: 312.427.2533 or dgramigna at afsc.org.

--Oct 22, Wed, 5 pm, Federal Plaza
NATIONAL DAY OF PROTEST TO STOP POLICE BRUTALITY

--Oct 23, Thu, 9:30 am, Union Park, Warren Blvd & Ashland
JAMES CONNOLLY
The Irish-American Labor Council dedicates a statue to the
Irish revolutionary & socialist James Connolly

--Oct 23, Thu, 7 pm, South Side Community Art Center, 3831 S Michigan
THE BLACK ARTS MOVEMENT OF THE LATE 1960s: 
AN INTERGENERATIONAL INTERVIEW
Photographer Bob Crawford & prof Margo Crawford of 
University of Massachusetts

--Oct 23, Thu, 7 pm, University of Chicago Stuart Hall Rm 102
5835 S Greenwood
FINANCIAL CRISIS: BANKRUPTCY OF CAPITALISM
Sponsor: Spartacist League/Spartacus Youth Club 
Info: www.spartacist.org

--Oct 23, Thu, 7 pm, Rudy Lozano Library, Loomis & 18th
FREE MARKET FAILURE:
WHERE'S THE BAILOUT FOR THE REST OF US?
Sponsor: International Socialist Organization
Info: 773-370-4575 or chicago_socialists at yahoo.com

--Oct 24, Fri, 12 pm, Chase Bank, Madison & Dearborn
BAIL OUT THE PEOPLE – NOT THE BANKS
Speak out 
Info: info at moratorium-il.org  

--Oct 24, Fri, 4 pm, University of Chicago
JACQUES RANCIERE
Scholar discusses role of images in a democracy
Sponsor: Critical Inquiry
Info: jww4 at uchicago.edu

--Oct 24, Fri, 7 pm, In These Times, 2040 N Milwaukee
ALTERNATIVE PRESS CENTER WELCOME RECEPTION
Hello to the recently relocated non-profit collective founded in 1969,
dedicated to providing access & increasing public awareness 
of the alternative press
Info: www.altpress.org/

--Oct 24-26, Fri-Sun, Cleveland Airport Sheraton
TEAMSTERS FOR A DEMOCRATIC UNION CONVENTION
Info: www.tdu.org/convention

--Oct 25, Sat, 9 am, WNUR 89.3 fm radio
THIS IS HELL
Interview guest Vincent Bugliosi, author of 
The Prosecution of George W Bush for Murder
Info: www.thisishell.net

--Oct 25, Sat, 11-6 pm, MCA Theater, 220 E Chicago
SYMPOSIUM ON POLITICAL ART
Discussions, presentations
Info: www.mcachicago.org/programs/prog_detail.php?id=436&page=td

--Oct 25, Sat, 1 pm, Chicago Freedom School, 719 S State
FILM: SICKO 
Discussion follows 
Info: www.chicagofreedomschool.org

--Oct 25, Sat, 1:30 pm, 2nd Unitarian Church, 600 W Barry 
BILL BANTA MEMORIAL
Remembering the late Chicago activist 

--Oct 25, Sat, 2 pm, UIC Student Center Rm 605, 750 S Halsted
STAND UP TO AIPAC EDUCATIONAL FORUM
Hear Sen James Abourezk of American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, 
Alison Weir of If Americans Knew, Ghada Talhami of Lake Forest College 

--Oct 25, Sat, 3 pm, Riverside Library, One Burling Rd
FILM: STEALING AMERICA VOTE BY VOTE
Documentary on election fraud of 2000 & 2004
Sponsor: Near West Citizens for Peace and Justice

--Oct 25, Sat, 7 pm, St Gertrude, 1401 W Granville
IRAQI REFUGEE BENEFIT CONCERT
Music from VOICES, Lamajamal, Kuumba Lynx Performance Ensemble, 
Ecos del Pacifico, Montaño-Arboleda Family, others
Benefits Catholic Relief Services Middle East Iraqi Refugees Trauma Project , 
also Middle East Cultural & Charitable Society 

--Oct 25, Sat, 7:30 pm, Sweet Dreams Café, 1107 Waukegan Rd, Glenview
NW SUBURBAN NOW: ANNUAL FUND RAISER
Info: www.nwsubnow.org

--Oct 26, Sun, 2 pm, Oak Park Library, 834 Lake
FILM: THE 11TH HOUR
Documentary on ecological collapse narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio
Info: Oak Park Coalition for Truth and Justice Presents

--Oct 26, Sun, 2 pm, UE Hall, 37 S Ashland
FIGHT BACK FORUM
Hear Emma Lazano, others
Info: info at moratorium-il.org  

--Oct 26-27, Sun-Mon, Sheraton Hotel & Towers, & elsewhere
PROTEST AIPAC EVENTS
Protest the AIPAC National Summit
Info: www.stopaipac.org/chicagoforum.htm

--Oct 27, Mon 5 pm, Jane Addams Hull-House, 800 S Halsted
RACE & US HISTORY 
Book signing & talk with historian David Roediger

--Oct 29, Wed, 6 pm, Conaway Center, 1104 S Wabash
THE BEATS ON WAR 
Panel discussion on the Beat Generation's on war & 
anti-war protesting, with Kerouac biographer Gerald Nicosia 
Part of Columbia College’s Jack Kerouac celebration

--Oct 31, Fri, 5 pm, Wicker Park
CAPITALISM GIVES ME THE CREEPS
Halloween march, dress as your least favorite capitalist monstrosity

--Oct 31 – Nov 7, Fri-Thu, Landmark Century Cinema, Diversey at Clark
FILM: BOOGIEMAN: THE LEE ATWATER STORY
Stefan Forbes’ new documentary on the godfather of Reagan & Rove

--Nov 1, Sat, 10-3 pm, Newberry Library, 60 W Walton
BORDERLANDS OF RACE & EMPIRE
Numerous panelists, part of Borderlands & Latino Studies program
Info: www.newberry.org/scholl/borderlands08-09.html

--Nov 1, Sat, 7, 9 & 11 pm, Doc Films, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E 59th
FILM: STEALING AMERICA: VOTE BY VOTE
Dorothy Fadiman’s new documentary on vote theft

FORTHCOMING

-11/6 Reclaiming the Ivory Tower, author Joe Berry, Lincoln Park Library
-11/6 Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America Luncheon,
www.crln.org
-11/6 Chicago Homeless Vets Winter Standdown, North Ave & Kedzie Armory
-11/8 Greet the noted bigot James Dobson, a National Radio Hall of Fame 
inductee, at Renaissance Chicago Hotel, 5:30 pm
-11/9 Naomi Klein, Chicago Humanities Festival
-11/12 Juan Cole, International House 1414 E 59th St
-11/14-16 International Peace Bureau Conference, Copenhagen,
http://ipb.org/i/index.html
-11/15-16 Midwest Socialist Conference, www.internationalsocialist.org/
-11/20 Tariq Ali, International House 1414 E 59th St
-11/21-24 Close the SOA Actions, Ft Benning GA
-11/23-12/03 Eco Turismo Y Artesano Delegation to Nicaragua, nscchicago at igc.org
-11/26-27 A hearty welcome to the AIPAC National Summit, Chicago
-12/5 Illinois Labor History Society Annual Dinner, 
honorees Betty Balanoff & Leon DesPres
-12/12-14 UFPJ 4th National Assembly, Chicago
-Jan 2009 World Social Forum, Belem, Brazil
-5/7-9/09 The Measure of a Revolution: Cuba 1959-2009 Conference,
Kingston, Ontario, www.queensu.ca/sociology/?q=themeasureofarevolution09

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WEEKLY & BIWEEKLY EVENTS

Thu, 10 am, wluw 88.7 fm
ALTERNATIVE RADIO

Thu, 1:30 pm, whpk 88.5 FM
THE MINISTRY OF TRUTH
Info: http://www.szcz.org/radio
Thu, 6 pm, Chicago Cable TV Channel 21
VETERANS HELPING VETERANS
Live call-in TV show hosted by anti-war vets for vets,
GI's & their families

Thu, 7 pm, 3334-61/2 W Lawrence, Rm 202
A.N.S.W.E.R. COALITION MEETING
Info: 773-463-0311, answer at chicagoanswer.net

Thu, 7 pm, Oak Park Library, 834 Lake St
OAK PARK COALITION FOR TRUTH & JUSTICE MONTHLY MEETING
Second Thursdays
Info:  www.opctj.org

Thu, 7:30 pm, 806 Ridge Avenue, Evanston
NEIGHBORS FOR PEACE WEEKLY MEETING
Info: www.neighborsforpeace.org/

LABOR BEAT: CLASS STRUGGLE TV
Thu, 9:30 pm, CAN-TV cable channel 19
Fri, 4:30 pm, CAN-TV cable channel 19
Sat 12:30 am, EvanstonCable channel 6
Mon 5:30 pm, EvanstonCable channel 6
Info: 312-226-3330 or www.laborbeat.org

Fri, 4:30 pm, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, 820 S Damen
VIGIL FOR PEACE & WITNESS AGAINST WAR
Info: www.vitw.org

Sat, 9 am, WNUR 89.3 fm radio
THIS IS HELL
Info: www.thisishell.net

Sat, 9 am, wluw 88.7 fm radio
LIVE FROM THE HEARTLAND
Info: www.heartlandcafe.com

Sat, 2-4 pm, Logan Square, Kedzie & Milwakee Aves
NORTHSIDE PEACE GATHERING

Sun, noon, Water Tower Park, 830 N Michigan
END ISRAELI OCCUPATION OF PALESTINE VIGIL
Sponsor: Not In My Name. Info: www.nimn.org/

Sun, 1 pm, WILL radio 580 AM
MEDIA MATTERS WITH BOB MCCHESNEY
Info: www.will.uiuc.edu/am/mediamatters/default.htm

Sun, 1:30 – 3:30 pm, Art Institute of Chicago front steps
PEACE VIGIL
Sponsor: People Against War & Empire
Info: hooshi at sbcglobal.net
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ChicagoPeaceVigilArtInstitute/

Sun, 7 pm, wluw radio, 88.7 FM
LABOR EXPRESS RADIO
Info: www.laborexpress.org

Mon-Fri
DEMOCRACY NOW
7 am, CAN-TV cable TV channel 19
7 am Tue-Thu, Evanston Community TV
7-9 am WZRD 88.3 FM
9 am, WLUW 88.7 FM
12 pm WMXM 88.9 FM
12 pm WRTE 90.5 FM
Info: www.DemocracyNow.org

Mon, WLUW radio 88.7 FM
10 am THE EIGHTH DAY, 1st & 3rd Mon/month
10 am FROM THE TRENCHES, 4th Mon/month

Mon, 6 pm, 2502 W Division
IRAQ PEACE PLEDGE
Info: http://peacepledgechicago.org/

Mon, 11 pm, CAN TV cable TV channel 19
CHICAGO INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, 1st & 3rd Mon/month
Info: http://www.chicagoindependenttv.org

Tue, 8-9 am, Chicago Federal Building, Jackson & Dearborn
SILENT VIGIL AGAINST WAR & RACISM
Sponsor: 8th Day Center for Justice
Info: 312-641-5151

Tue, 6-8 pm, Harold Washington Library, 400 S State
POMEGRANATE RADICAL HEALTH COLLECTIVE
Second Tue & last Sun (2-4 pm) of the month Tue, 7 pm, Grace Church, 3325 W Wrightwood
Info: www.pomegranatecollective.org, 312-924-1820

LOGAN SQUARE NEIGHBORS FOR JUSTICE & PEACE
First & third Tuesday
Info: 773-252-9956 or g.henninger at comcast.net

Tue, 7 pm, location tba
SECOND CITY GREENS
Second & fourth Tuesday
Info: www.secondcitygreens.org

Tue, 7:30 pm, Beverly Unitarian Church, 103rd & Longwood Dr
SOUTH SIDERS FOR PEACE WEEKLY MEETING
Info: www.southsidersforpeace.com/

Wed, 10 am, WLUW 88.7 FM
COUNTERSPIN
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