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Lynching Remembrance Project


Date: December 16, 2017 Time: 1:00 pm  to  3:00 pm The Lynching Remembrance Project for Travis County will unveil an historical marker that honors the unnamed victims of racial terror lynchings in the county, acknowledges the horrors of racial injustice, and confronts the ongoing racial inequality. This is a part of a larger Remembrance Project […]

14th Annual Women & Fair Trade Festival


Date: December 2, 2017 Time: 9:00 am  to  7:00 pm The 14th annual Women & Fair Trade Festival hosts eight artisan producers from women’s cooperatives from around the world. Women and their representatives gather in Austin to meet local buyers, enjoy local musicians, and celebrate cultural exchange. Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera sponsors the […]

14th Annual Women & Fair Trade Festival


Date: December 1, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm  to  9:00 pm The 14th annual Women & Fair Trade Festival hosts eight artisan producers from women’s cooperatives from around the world. Women and their representatives gather in Austin to meet local buyers, enjoy local musicians, and celebrate cultural exchange. Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera sponsors the […]


Date: November 30, 2017 Time: 2:00 pm  to  3:30 pm Azie Dungey will speak on “A Funny Thing Happens When We Talk about Slavery.” Dungey writes for the upcoming STARZ drama “Sweetbitter,” based on the book of the same name, and the Netflix show “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.” She is best known as writer/actress in her […]


Date: November 16, 2017 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm The 1917 Balfour Declaration, viewing “with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people,” was a colonial intervention which had the effect of gradually displacing indigenous inhabitants of Palestine from their ancestral homes and led to the conflict we see today. This photo exhibit, presented […]

“The Secret Ingredient” Live at Still


Date: November 14, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm  to  8:00 pm A live recording of the KUT podcast “The Secret Ingredient” will feature Chris Seals, the co-founder of Still, the first urban whiskey distillery in Austin. Food and agriculture writers Raj Patel and Tom Philpott, along with host/producer Rebecca McInroy, will discuss the social and political […]

Film Screening: “Two Blue Lines”


Date: November 12, 2017 Time: 2:30 pm  to  4:30 pm The Austin chapter of Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee will show Tom Hayes’ documentary on Israel and Palestine, Two Blue Lines. Shot over a period of 25 years, Two Blue Lines examines the human and political situation of Palestinian people from the years prior to the creation of Israel to the present day. […]


Date: November 10, 2017 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm James Croft—a leader of the Ethical Society of St. Louis, the largest Ethical Humanist congregation in the United States—will speak on “What Kind of World Do We Want to Live In and How Do We Get There?” The event is sponsored by the Ethical Society Of Austin with […]


Date: November 9, 2017 Time: 7:30 pm  to  9:00 am In her new book, The Pimping of Prostitution: Abolishing the Sex Work Myth, UK journalist Julie Bindel examines the arguments surrounding the controversial debate on prostitution and its legislation. Drawing on more than 250 interviews from people affected by, and involved with, prostitution around the […]


Date: November 8, 2017 Time: 7:00 pm  to  9:00 pm In her new book, The Pimping of Prostitution: Abolishing the Sex Work Myth, UK journalist Julie Bindel examines the arguments surrounding the controversial debate on prostitution and its legislation. Drawing on more than 250 interviews from people affected by, and involved with, prostitution around the […]