Weekly Feminist Happenings April 15th-21st


Tuesday, April  15th

Take Back the Night at Westminster Gore Auditorium: Take Back the Night fights the expectation that women should let rape prevention regulate their lives. Westminster’s Take Back the Night event will include a panel discussion about college sexual assault and a march around Sugarhouse. Details: Poster making starts at 7:00, and the panel begins at 7:30.

Film screening of The Missing Picture: The Cambodian documentary “The Missing Picture,” a nominee for the foreign-language Oscar this year, in which filmmaker Rithy Panh creates clay figurines to fill in the visual record of his memory of the brutal Khmer Rouge regime. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library (210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City).

Film screening of Good Hair: The University of Utah Black Student Union and Student Equity and Diversity will present the Chris Rock movie, “Good Hair.” Details: This is a meet and greet with free pizza at 4:30 p.m. with the movie starting at 5 p.m. in the Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building (215 S. Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City).

Movers For Moms: To ensure moms in crisis receive the love and appreciation they deserve this Mother’s Day, Two Men And A Truck Salt Lake City will host its Movers for Moms collection drive to provide critical gifts to local women staying in community shelters this spring. This year, the Salt Lake City moving company is working with local schools and businesses such as, Summit Christian Academy, all seven KinderCare locations, Sandy Library, Queen of Wraps, and Goal Zero to collect essential and comfort items for women staying at YWCA. Visit here for information.

Plural And Partial: Tracing The Intergenerational Self: Utah Arts & Museums announces the opening of the exhibition “Plural and Partial: Tracing the Intergenerational Self” March 28-April 30, 2014. An artist reception will be held on April 18 for Salt Lake Gallery Stroll. The gallery will also be open April 5 and 19 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in conjunction with the Winter Market. This is an exhibit of seven contemporary artists whose work investigates the making of identity that draws upon the plurality of the self and the span of partial influence that is made from generation to generation.

Wednesday, April 16th

American Atheists Panel Discussion: The national nonprofit American Atheists will host a panel discussion with two Mormon professors and two atheist experts. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Public Library – Main (210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City).

Film screening of Dateline-Saigon: A work-in-progress screening of the documentary “Dateline – Saigon,” a profile of five Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists covering the early years of the Vietnam War. After the screening, director Tom Herman will sit down for an onstage interview with Doug Fabrizio of KUER’s “RadioWest.” Part of “RadioWest’s” “Behind the Lens” series, co-presented by the Utah Film Center. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center (138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City).

Thursday, April 17th

Sine Cera: A Diversity Writing Series Community Reading: Join the SLCC Community Writing Center as we celebrate the writers of the DiverseCity Writing Series. Come hear members of your community share their thoughts, ideas and stories at this public reading of sine cera—a community anthology. Details: From 6-9 p.m. at the Salt Lake Community College Community Writing Center (210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City). Cost: Free. No registration required.

Friday, April 18th

Until The Violence Stops Concert: Members of Juana Ghani, Bombshell Academy, Genre Zero, Wildcat Strike and Barbaloot Suitz will take the stage for the Until the Violence Stops concert at Westminster On the Draw. All proceeds will go to the Rape Recovery Center. The event will include a silent auction for packages from local businesses and record labels. Details: Tickets will be available at the Westminster Campus Concierge located in the Shaw Student Center for $5 or at the venue the day of for $10 or $5 with a valid student ID, or call 801-832-2244.

Saturday, April 19th

Giving Back Is The New Black Fundraiser: Lunatic Fringe & Paul Mitchell the School will hold its Giving Back is the New Black Fundraiser for the Road Home and Neighborhood House, April 19, 2014, in the Leona Wagner Black Box. Details: Doors will open at 8 p.m. with drinks and mingling. The program begins at 9 p.m. A DJ will play after until 11:30 p.m. Visit here for ticket  information.

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  1. Contact katie.hans@twomen.com for questions about Movers for Moms! The link is broken. Thanks!!

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