Weekly Feminist Happenings November 11th-17th

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Tuesday, November 11th

UCCD World Affairs Lecture: Erika George: This program will begin with a short film “Not My Life” the first film to depict the cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. Following the screening, Erika George will present an overview of the human rights consequences of trafficking and the high costs to children when protections are not in place. She will provide a survey of how US legal reforms, global business initiatives, and consumer choices can eradicate the exploitation of children and contribute to change. Details: From 7-8:15 p.m. in the Vieve Gore Concert Hall (1250 E. 1700 South, Salt Lake City).

Tracy Aviary Veteran’s Day: Veterans Day is Nov. 11th, but Tracy Aviary is honoring veterans and first responders all month long. We are offering just $1 admission to all veterans, active-duty military, Purple Heart and Gold Star families, and first responders with valid ID. Yhis $1 admission goes directly toward supporting conservation efforts for endangered bird species.

Wednesday, November 12th

Cheryl Strayed-Author: Salt Lake Community College will host Cheryl Strayed, author of New York Times bestseller “Wild,” as a guest speaker for the Tanner Forum on Social Ethics. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Salt Lake Community College Grand Theatre (1575 S. State, Salt Lake City).

Thursday, November 13th

Screening of She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry: Post-film Q&A with director Mary Dore moderated by 90.9FM KRCL midday host Eugenie Hero Jaffe. A provocative look at the birth of the women’s liberation movement in the late 1960’s, She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry focuses on grassroots organizers and shows a wide-reaching movement with poetry readings, women’s rock bands, and impromptu protest actions. The story is also tied to issues facing women today, from reproductive rights to sexual violence, as it shows present-day activists creating a new wave of feminism. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Theater (138 W. Broadway, Salt Lake City).

HEAL Utah’s Subvert The Inversion Fundraiser: We’ll share with you the inside scoop behind the politics of air quality, and what HEAL is doing to address the mucky funk that clogs our valleys. The Lab Dogs, a local bluegrass band will perform. Visit here for information. Details: From 6-9 p.m. in the State Room (638 S. State St., Salt Lake City).

Saturday, November 15th

New Narratives: This triennial exhibition showcases the newest work by the University of Utah’s Department of Art and Design faculty and celebrates the working artists who inspire the community through their creative output and their teaching. Details: From 11am-5pm at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts (410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City).

Sunday, November 16th

Race by David Mamet: A provocative, one-act play by one of the leading American dramatists of the last half-century. The play will run Nov. 7-22, 2014. Race includes aggressive adult language, including discussion of sexual violence, and adult themes. It is not recommended for young audiences. For tickets, visit the Good Company Theatre website or get tickets at the door. Details: Starts at 4 p.m. at the Good Company Theatre (260 Historic 25th St., Ogden). Tickets are $17 at the door.

Screening of Pretty Faces: The Story of a Skier Girl: Directed by big-mountain skier Lynsey Dyer, who chronicles women ski pioneers. Giveaways and athlete appearances will precede the screening. Details: Starts at 6 p.m. at the Park City Marriott (1895 Sidewinder Drive , Park City).

Monday, November 17th

Screening 52 Tuesdays: The story of Sixteen-year-old Billie’s reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for gender transition and their time together becomes limited to Tuesday afternoons. Filmed over the course of a year, once a week, every week, only on Tuesdays, these unique filmmaking rules bring a rare authenticity to this emotionally charged story of desire, responsibility, and transformation. Details: Starts at 7p.m. at Brewvies Cinema & Pub (677 S. 200 West, Salt Lake City).

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