[Imc-saltlake-discussion] Weekly Peace Calendar

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This calendar is a service provided by People for Peace and Justice of Utah
www.utahpeace.org - With these activities every

Thursday:

Weekly sidewalk vigil:

Thursdays
March - October:
5-7 pm

November - February:
5:30-6:30

Federal Building, 125 South State Street, SLC Bring signs!
(Some signs provided)
(NOTE:  In case of inclement weather, please bring your own signs if you decide
to vigil in rain or snow.)

Next Public Meeting:
Thursday, May 4, 7:30pm
Free Speech Zone, 2144 South Highland Drive, SLC

www.utahpeace.org, info at utahpeace.org, or 502-8556

Other weekly vigils:
Logan - 5-6pm
in front of the Tabernacle in downtown Logan
Info:  435-797-5237 or rachelc at ext.usu.edu

Please visit www.utahpeace.org/calendar.html to view events happening in our
community.

Here are other events calendars of events in our community:

Utah Activist Calendar:http://cal.uarc.com/display.pl
Our Community Connection online
calendar:http://www.ourcommunityconnection.com/events.php
CATALYST online calendar at www.catalystmagazine.net/events Amnesty
International Events

Calendar:www.amnestyutah.org/events.htm
Middle East Center, U of U, Calendar:www.mec.utah.edu/Calendar/calendar.html
Women's Resource Calendar, U of U: www.sa.utah.edu/women/calendar/jan2005.html
Salt Lake City Film Center Events: www.slcfilmcenter.org Diversity
Utah:www.diversity.utah.edu/annualevents.html
Progressive Utah Discussion
Forum:http://www.livejournal.com/community/progressiveutah/
Utah Policy:  www.utahpolicy.com
Utah Events:  www.utah.com/database/events

News Sources:
www.commondreams.org - Common Dreams
www.truthout.org - Truthout
www.zmag.org - ZNet
www.democracynow.org - Democracy Now!

Have a great week!
(Please send questions/calendar items to weeklycalendar at utahpeace.org)

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Highlighted Announcements and Events:

- EARTH DAY events abound next Saturday, April 22nd.  See listings below. 
Please note:  The venue for the Green Earth Fest

has CHANGED.

- City Academy's biodiesel bus is an integral part of its school. Besides
providing transportation, the bus is also

instrumental in teaching Chemistry and Social and Environmental responsibility.
In addition the bus is a source of pride for

City Academy's Students, knowing that THEY made the fuel and that THEY are
helping to implement viable alternative energy

use. The bus had a complete failure of the automatic transmission recently, and
is in need of an "operation" to repair it.

Your help is vital to getting our bus back on the road as soon as possible!

Please send a check or money order to:
City Academy
2416 East 1700 South
SLC, Utah 84108
Make checks to: CAS Bus Fund

Or, to contribute OnLine, go to http://www.cityacademyslc.org/busfund.htm

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Events:


SLC FILM CENTER - Please call 801-746-7000 with questions

April 24, Monday – 7PM – SIR! NO SIR! – Director: David Zeiger – Not Rated – 85
Minutes –  City Library Auditorium – 210 S.

400 E.  – A panel discussion follows the film

This feature-length documentary focuses on the efforts by troops in the U.S.
military during the Vietnam War to oppose the

war effort by peaceful demonstration and subversion. It speaks mainly to
veterans, but serves as a ready reminder to

civilians that soldiers may oppose war as stridently as any civilian, and at
greater personal peril.

www.slcfilmcenter.org
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SLC FILM CENTER - Please call 801-746-7000 with questions

April 25, Tuesday – 7PM – GLOBAL WARMING: THE SIGNS AND THE SCIENCE –
Co-Producers: Karen Coshof and Polly Kosko – PBS – City Library, 210 E 400
South - SLCFC: Environmental Series presented in collaboration with the Mayor’s
Office, The Stegner Center for Land, Resources and the Enviroment and KUED7 – a
panel discussion will follow the screening.

5:30 – 6:30 pm – e2 Citizen community social and launch of the Mayor’s e2
Citizen campaign. Meet, make friends, enjoy

refreshments, and experience the entertainment talents of Hal Cannon and his
famed banjo.

7 pm – GLOBAL WARMING: THE SIGNS AND SCIENCE
Preceded by Rich Wyman singing his “Brand New Factory” a musical offering in the
fight to stop global warming

8 pm – Panel discussion with Mayor Rocky Anderson, David Chapman (Professor of
Geophysics and Dean of the Graduate School at

the University of Utah), and James A. Holtkamp (Manager of the Environmental
Compliance Group at Holland & Hart and resident

partner in the firm’s Salt Lake City office).

GLOBAL WARMING: THE SIGNS AND SCIENCE features numerous science experts who
review a growing body of evidence of the grave

consequences of a changing climate, and explores how individuals, communities
and organizations across America are creating

new approaches to safeguard future generations.

The documentary also looks at evidence that human activities are provoking an
unprecedented era of atmospheric warming and

climatic events: more drought, wildfires and flooding; polar melting; more
powerful storms; and more variable weather.

Tropical diseases are moving north; childhood respiratory illnesses are
skyrocketing; and in the last three decades more than

30 diseases new to science have emerged.


www.slcfilmcenter.org
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Saturday, April 29, 2006
Rally for Peace, Justice and Democracy ~ joining in solidarity with actions
nationwide!
noon to 1:30, City County Building (west side) at Washington Square, 451 South
State Street
-in solidarity with national calls for a day of action - www.unitedforpeace.org
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to demand that the troops be withdrawn from Iraq.
Info: www.wasatchpeaceandjustice.org/event_list.htm
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Saturday, April 29, 2006
(in solidarity with national calls for a day of action - www.unitedforpeace.org)
Political Debate: LEAVING IRAQ: PROS AND CONS
7pm, Gore Auditorium, Westminster College

# Participating Candidates: Pete Ashdown, Democrat Party
# Scott Bradley, Constitution Party
# Julian Hatch, Desert Greens Party
# Roger I. Price, Personal Choice Party
# Dave Starr Seely, Libertarian Party

The program will be aired by KCPW

801-502-8556 or gpu at gput.org, www.gput.org
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*Contemporary Music Consortium*
Presents:  “Season 2006”

20th anniversary season - “Season Finale”
Sunday, April 30 at 3:00 pm
Salt Lake City Library Auditorium~200 E. 400 S., SLC


PROGRAM:
Phillip Bimstein - Golden Duel for flute & clarinet (2004)
Jeff Manookian - Capriccios for flute quartet (2005)
Leo Kraft - Partita No.5 & Air for flute & guitar (1987/1993)
Carson P. Cooman - Dawn Rituals for flute quartet, Op. 610 (2005)
Dr. Ann Hankinson - Seven Sonic Haiku for flute quartet (2006)
Steve Lyman - Raga for solo guitar (2005)


PERFORMERS:
Laurel Ann Maurer, Dr. April Clayton, Sally Humphreys, Nancy Toone, Katherine
Wojnowski: flutes
Russell Harlow, clarinet
Steve Lyman, Kazu Kamai: guitar

Utah Premiere  - World Premiere

Admission is Free

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SLC FILM CENTER - Please call 801-746-7000 with questions
May 1, Monday – 7PM - City Library Auditorium - 210 East 400 South , SLC
May 2, Tuesday – 7PM - Jim Santy Auditorium in Park City, 1255 Park Ave., PC
EMMANUEL’S GIFT - Director: Lisa Lax, Narrated by Oprah Winfrey  – Rated G – 80
Minutes – Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, the film’s

subject and 2005 ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance) will be at both
screenings – Presented in partnership with National

Ability Center, Contender Bicycle, the Summit County Healthcare Foundation and
the Park City Municipal Corporation.
SLCFC:The New Face of Africa Series
If you are born disabled in Ghana, West Africa you are likely to be poisoned, or
left to die by your family; and if you are

not poisoned or left for dead, you're likely to be hidden away in a room; and if
you're not hidden, you are destined to spend

your lifetime begging on the streets. Of the twenty million people in Ghana, two
million are disabled. This is the story of

one disabled man whose mission-and purpose- is to change all that forever. In
Emmanuel's Gift, filmmakers Lisa Lax and Nancy

Stern have uncovered a story as compelling as it is important. Narrated by Oprah
Winfrey, the film chronicles the life of

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah, a young Ghanaian man born with a severely deformed right
leg, who today, against incalculable odds, is

opening minds, hearts and doors-and effecting social and political change
throughout his country. While Emmanuel's message is

vital: people with disabilities are valuable contributors to any society, his
method is inspirational. Emmanuel begins his

quest with a bicycle ride, over 600 kilometers, across Ghana with one leg-and
continues to spread his vision with grit and

resolve. Lisa Lax and Nancy Stern have been documenting Emmanuel's plight for
over a year, having shot over 100 hours of

powerful imagery. The film includes original footage shot in Ghana, California,
Oregon and New York, as well as photographs

and other acquired film/video of Emmanuel's early years. Through it all, they
have created an intimate insight into the mind

and heart of a visionary whose unforgettable journey transcends continents and
cultures and becomes each of ours to share.
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SLC FILM CENTER - Please call 801-746-7000 with questions
May 3, Wednesday – 7PM – H5N1 KILLER FLU – Director: Elliot Halpern
Not Rated – 53 Minutes
After the film join us for a panel discussion with:
Robert Roth - State Epidemiologist
Rosemary Mc Farland - Division of Natural Resources
Adi Grundlapalu - Medical Director of the 4th Street Clinic
City Library Auditorium - 210 East 400 South – SLCFC: Health Series – Presented
with Friends of Great Salt Lake as part of

their 2006 Great Salt Lake Issues Forum
The next global human flu epidemic may begin with a sick duck in Vietnam's
Mekong River Delta, now the epicenter of a deadly

bird flu outbreak. The World Health Organization estimates that the H5N1 virus
-- which already has jumped species from birds

to humans -- could kill tens of millions of people worldwide. WIDE ANGLE travels
to Vietnam to investigate the threat of a

global pandemic, portraying Vietnam's response to outbreaks in its cities,
provinces and villages, where doctors,

epidemiologists and veterinarians are battling the virus. As the government
tries to contain the disease and educate its

people, there is growing evidence that the virus is evolving and already may
have begun to spread via human-to-human contact

for the first time, dramatically increasing the risk of a worldwide catastrophe.
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Saturday, May 6, 2006
FREE FILM:
Kent State:  The Day the War Came Home
Free Speech Zone
2144 South Highland Drive

The Kent State shootings, also known as May 4 or the Kent State Massacre,
occurred at Kent State University in the city of

Kent, Ohio, and involved the shooting of students by the Ohio National Guard on
Monday, May 4, 1970. The altercation killed

four students and wounded nine others.

The shootings were the culmination of four days of increasingly agitated
demonstrations by members of the student body. The

students were protesting the American invasion of Cambodia which President
Richard Nixon launched on April 25, and announced

in a television address five days later.

This documentary film includes interview with students and National Guardsmen
who were there.

Info:  502-8556, info at utahpeace.org
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SLC FILM CENTER - Please call 801-746-7000 with questions
May 10, Wednesday – 7PM – MO AND ME – with Salim Amin, filmmaker and Managing
Director of Camerapix and the Chairman of the

Mohamed Amin Foundation – Westminster College 1840 South 1300 East – Vieve Gore
Concert Hall SLCFC: The New Africa Series
Long acknowledged Africa's greatest photographer-cameraman, Mohamed Amin has
been photographing and filming the major events

of Africa, Asia and the Middle East since the 1950's. He is also the author and
publisher of more than forty high quality

illustrated books. He was born in Nairobi, Kenya in 1943, and was chief
executive of the Camerapix group of television and

publishing companies. He died in 1996 Salim Amin is the son of the late Mohamed
Amin, the Managing Director of Camerapix and

the Chairman of the Mohamed Amin Foundation.  Salim Amin was thrust into the
role of Managing Director of Camerapix

Publishers at the young age of 26 when in 1996 when his father died in a
hijacked Ethipoian aircraft.
No one captured Africa’s pain and passion more incisively than Mohamed Amin.  He
was the most famous photojournalist in the

world, making the news as often as he covered it.  ‘Mo’ trained his unwavering
lens on every aspect of African life, never

shying from the tragedy, never ailing to revel in the success.  Through the gaze
of his camera lens, he showed the world what

some were afraid to see and what most people wished they could ignore.

Salim held onto his father’s dreams and ideals of training and developing local
African talent to tell the African Stories

with competence.  He will introduce the film and discuss the work that he is
doing to carry on his father's vision about

media courage of and about Africa.
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Saturday, May 13, 2006
3rd annual Sustainable Living Festival “LIVE GREEN”,
8:00am-6:00pm in downtown Salt Lake City’s Pierpont Avenue, from West Temple to
200 W.
http://www.downtownslc.org/events/live-green.htm
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Saturday, May 13, 2006
FREE FILM:  Shocking and Awful:A Grassroots Response to War and Occupation, Part
3
Free Speech Zone
2144 South Highland Drive

“Shocking and awful” is the way many people view the current situation (2004) in
Iraq and the United States. The war

continues to take its toll on Iraqi civilians, international aid workers,
journalists and U.S. troops. Here at home we are

seeing how waging a “perpetual war” is affecting our own lives as well.
# Globalization at Gunpoint
# The World Says NO to War
# Empire and Oil

Info:  502-8556, info at utahpeace.org
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