Weekly Feminist Happenings September 17th-23rd

Tuesday, September 17th

Free screening of Escape Fire!: Healthcare is the hot-topic these days. How much do you know about the reasons why our healthcare is failing? Westminster College is proud to participate in a national screening of the 2012 Sundance documentary ESCAPE FIRE! Come and learn what all the buzz is about. There will be an expert panel discussion after the film with Westminster faculty and community members. Join the discussion or just enjoy the film! Free popcorn and refreshments provided. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at Westminster College’s Gore Auditorium.

Wednesday, September 18th

Artist Talk With Martha Wilson: The exhibition “Martha Wilson: Staging the Self” presents the artist’s work dealing with issues of assumed and projected identity, as well as examples of her curatorial practice, in which she provides a site for the exploration of avant-garde art. In this program, Wilson will deliver a presentation about her work, which will be followed by a panel discussion with the artist and regional scholars. Visit here for information. Details: Starts at 5:00 p.m. at the UMFA (410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City).

Mental Health Education Classes: NAMI Utah will hold two 6-week long classes at Eastmont Middle School. NAMI Basics is the signature education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses. The course is taught by trained teachers who are the parent or other caregivers of individuals who developed the symptoms of mental illness prior to the age of 13 years. For more information, call 801-323-9900 or visit here for information. Details: From 6:30-9:00 p.m. at Eastmont Middle School (10100 S. 1300 East, Sandy).

Saturday, September 21st

2013 Rumi Poetry Festival: 2013 Rumi Poetry Festival will feature poetry, art, Persian music and contemplation. A reception will follow the program. Visit www.rumipoetryclub.com for information. Details: From 2:00-3:30 p.m. at Salt Lake City Public Library – Main (210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City).

Salt Lake AIDS Walk: Join us for a 2.5 mile AIDS awareness and pledge walk in downtown Salt Lake City. Septmber 21st, 2013 at 10:00AM. Register today for the Salt Lake AIDS walk by visiting here to make a difference in preventing new infections and providing compassionate services to those impacted by HIV/AIDS. Details: Salt Lake AIDS walk rally will begin at 10:00AM followed by the WALK at 11:00AM. The event is being held at the  Gallivan Center (239 South Main Street).

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Festival: The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community would love for you come and celebrate their culture on September 21 at the Sanderson Community Center. Come and help start the Loop Utah Movement to get Hearing Loops installed throughout our state. Details: From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Robert G. Sanderson Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (5709 South 1500 West).

Monday, September 23rd

Screening of Unfortunate Brothers: Korea’s Reunification Dilemma: Westminster College will present a screening of the documentary “Unfortunate Brothers: Korea’s Reunification Dilemma.” See the documentary before it airs on television and meet the film makers during a panel discussion and Q&A following the screening. Details: Starts at 7 p.m. at Westminster College’s Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business

(1840 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City).

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