Weekly Feminist Happenings April 2nd-8th

Feminist Happenings in SLC

Tuesday, April 2nd

Screening of Five Broken Cameras, which follows Palestinian villager Emad Burnat as he tries to chronicle the separation barrier being erected in his town by the Israeli government. Details: Starts at 7:00 p.m. at the Salt Lake City Library (215 East 400 South).

Wednesday, April 3rd

Tedxchange 2013 – Positive Disruption will be presented at the Eccles Center. Disruption can be a positive, sometimes vital, catalyst for change. It can challenge old assumptions, ignite conversations, activate authorities and expose new possibilities. Melinda Gates will host the live stream from Seattle with local Park City speakers on the Eccles stage. This event is free to members of the Park City Performing Arts Foundation, including livestream and live presentations, and lunch for all attendees. Individual annual memberships begin at $25. Details: From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Presented by Park City Performing Arts Foundation Eccles Center for the Performing Arts (1750 Kearns Blvd., Park City)

“Becoming and Being a Social Justice Activist” lecture with Bruce Bastian. Details: From 7:30-9:30 in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall at Westminster College.

Thursday, April 4th

Plan B Theatre Company presents Suffrage a world premiere by Jennifer Nii running April 4-14th. Buy tickets here. (We will be there opening night, so keep an eye out for our next review!)

Guest Writers Series: The Guest Writers Series, sponsored by the University of Utah English Department / Creative Writing Program and the Salt Lake City Arts Council, will present a reading with Poet Harryette Mullen and Prose Writer Natanya Pulley. Details: From 7-9 p.m. at the Finch Lane Gallery (54 Finch Lane (1340 East 100 South). There will also be a free lunchtime conversation with the writers on April 5 from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Art Barn in Reservoir Park.

Saturday, April 6th

“Women’s Night Out” presented by Ordain Women, an organization advocating faithfully for the ordination of Mormon women to the priesthood, will meet at the University of Utah. Complimentary parking is available in the parking lot adjacent to the Student Union. For more information, visit ordainwomen.org/contact. Details: From 6-8 p.m. at the University of Utah Olpin Union (200  S. Central Campus Drive).

Monday, April 8th

Yom Hashoah: Holocaust Commemoration Day. This year’s theme – “Never Again” will be reinforced during our program which will include comments by: Utah Governor Gary Herbert; Gerald Molen, Acadamy Award winner and producer of “Schindler’s List;” Eric Nkunrunziza, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide; and leaders of the Utah Jewish community. We will also hear from the 7th to 12th grade winner of our third annual Holocaust Literary Contest and the lovely young voices of “The One Voice Children’s Choir.” Details: From 1-2 p.m. at the I.J. and Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center (2 North Medical Drive ).

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