"More than machinery, we need humanity."
On Thursday, June 5, is the Phase I opening of the Chachalu Tribal Museum & Cultural Center in Grand Ronde, Oregon. The opening ceremonies start at 4pm, with a tour at 4:45. RSVP to email@example.com.
This weekend, starting at 4pm on Saturday, June 7, is ULU’s 24-Hour Read-In at Brooklyn Public Library. Sign up to get a reading spot. You might catch your faithful librarian declaiming during the couple hours set aside for erotica in the wee hours.
Also this Saturday, La Casa Azul is launching its year-long reading program, “One Book, One Barrio,” at 1pm. The book is The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, by Sonia Manzano, which is based on real events from 1969 that took place in the bookstore’s neighborhood.
Saturday, June 14 is Bluestockings‘ 15th birthday party fundraiser! Art, music, spoken word, and such. Suggested $10 at the door, proceeds to keep the doors open.
Monday, June 16, is Bloomsday! You can celebrate at McNally Jackson if you are in NYC. Let us know in comments what Bloomsday events are happening near you.
Tuesday, June 24, 7pm. Queer Ladies Literary Speed Dating at Housing Works. QUEER LADIES LITERARY SPEED DATING AT HOUSING WORKS. $15 & advanced registration required, all proceeds to Housing Works. “Open to all ages and literary tastes.”
Saturday, June 28 is the next Brooklyn Contra Dance.
This year’s Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting is August 10-16 in Washington, D.C. On August 13, the Outreach & Advocacy Task Force of the Archives and Archivists of Color Roundtable is hosting an event with George Washington University called “A Different Washington DC History, America’s Black Mecca: First in Freedom, First in Leadership.” It is at Ben’s Chili Bowl, 1213 U Street NW, 5:45-8:30. The speakers are Bergis Jules and Dr. Bernard Demczuk. Free, and please RSVP.
There’s another Informed Agitation event coming up as well. This one will be held as a Metro event –
Informed Agitation: Community Access as Community Activism
Thursday, June 12, 2014
57 E. 11th St, 4th Fl, NYC
“In this panel, authors of the 2014 publication Informed Agitation: Library and Information Skills in Social Justice Movements and Beyond will discuss community archives projects from the Lesbian Herstory Archives to Occupy Wall Street, and will explore the (sometimes fraught) relationship between community-based and institutional archives.”
For super-local (to me):
This Saturday (6/7) at noon, the Crown Heights Tenants Union is having a thing.
And then on 6/18: “RENT FREEZE NOW! Come testify on June 18th from 5:00-8:00 at Brooklyn Borough Hall. To join with CHTU, meet us at 6:00 at Eastern Parkway and Franklin Ave to head down together.”