SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR Notices on upcoming events must reach the Observer at least three weeks in advance. LABOR DAY IN TEXAS The Texas AFL-CIO will meet in Austin to celebrate “Solidarity HI” Labor Day, Sept. 5, with a sing-along at the Capitol beginning at 11:30 a.m., a march from the Capitol to Auditorium Shores starting at noon, and a rally at Auditorium Shores beginning at 1:30. Speakers at the rally will be national AFL-CIO secretary Torn Donahue, CLUW president Rosa Walker, CWA vice-president Jim Booe, NAACP leader Rev. A. C. Sutton, former Senator Ralph Yarborough, and Tony Bonilla of the National Hispanic Leadership Conference. After the rally, there will be a barbeque picnic at Auditorium Shores, 3-6 p.m., $6. Call local AFL-CIO councils for information about charter buses to Austin. In Austin NOW CONVENTION The 1983 Texas NOW Convention will be held in Corpus Christi, Sept. 9 -11, Emerald Beach Holiday Inn. Workshops will cover issues including insurance, reproductive rights, lobbying legislators, domestic violence, and consciousness raising. The keynote address will be given by national NOW president Judy Goldsmith. There will also be a harbor cruise and musical entertainment. For registration, child care, and housing information, con882-7085, or write NOW, Box 6122, Corpus Christi 78411. CHILE COMMEMORATION The Austin Committee for Human Rights in Chile will remember the. 10th anniversary of the military coup which overthrew the elected Allende government in Chile. The films “Missing” and “It’s Raining in Santiago” will be shown Sept. 9 -10, Vartimes. Commemoration events continue with a Pena Folklorica, Sept. 11, 7 p.m.midnight, Liberty Lunch, $3. On Sept. 12 Sergio Bitar, an economist and former cabinet member in the Allende government, will speak about current political events in Chile at the UT campus. At the same time, an exhibit of folk tapestries made by relatives of political victims will be. shown. details. Amnesty International will have a poetry reading and vigil to bring attention to human rights violations in Chile, Sept. 9, 12:15-1 p.m., Woolridge Park, Austin. WOMEN’S ANTI-NUKE GROUP Women’s Action for Nuclear Disarmament is starting a Panhandle affiliate. Any woman, man, or young person concerned that the escalating nuclear arms race may lead to a nuclear catastrophe may become a WAND member and turn anxiety into direct action. Contact Debbie Crisp, Box 381-1039. OPEN HOUSE The Firehouse Community Center for Art and Environment will have an open house on Sept. 11 at 1413 Westheimer, Houston, 2-5 p.m., with refreshments, tours of the building, and speeches by Mayor Whitmire and other officials. Formerly an active fire station, the 60-yearold building now houses the Neartown Civic Association, the Citizens’ Environmental Coalition, and the Women’s Caucus for Art. NEW BOOK STORE Resistencia Book Store, 1105% E. 6th St., Austin, is the most comprehensive distributor in the Southwest for poetry, literature and graphic arts of the Chicano and Native American movements. The store will also sponsor poetry workshops every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. with local and regional poets. ANTI-LIGNITE CAMPAIGN “Don’t Buy It Austin,” is a registered campaign organization that has begun an effort to convince voters to reject a planned October 1 revenue bond package to fund Austin’s participation in the Fayette Power Project Unit Three lignite project and associated mining ventures. For informaElgin. OLD PHOTOS NEEDED “Images of Victorian Texas: 1860-1920” is a photographic documentation project which will eventually be the largest collection of interior photographs of Texas homes and public buildings to date. Individuals or institutions that have interior photographs taken between 1860-1920 of all areas of Texas and all groups of people should write to Dr. Cynthia Brandimarte, 1010 Winsted SELF-PORTRAIT EXHIBIT Austin Women and their Work will sponsor “Looking Inward: Photographers Photograph Themselves,” an exhibition of 40 self-portraits by Austin photographers curated by UT professor Ellen Wallenstein. Lone Star Photographic Workshop, 3081/2 Congress, Austin, Sept. 10 -Ott. 7. There will be a reception at the Workshop on Sept. 10, 8-10 p.m. Progressive Organizations The Observer is now filling orders for its mailing list of progressive organizations. The list is available for a $5 processing fee to any group deemed progressive in purpose. Please send us the name, address, and phone number of any group we’ve omitted. The Observer especially thanks to those friends who helped with the updating task. DALLAS ACLU, 651-7897; ACORN, 823-4580; Amis. for Demo. Action, 368-8931; Armadillo Coalition, 349-1970; Bois d’Arc. Patriots, 827-2632 Bread for the World, Joe Haag, 741-1991 x298; Casa America Libre, 942-9413 946-9446; Ctzns. Party, 352-1239; Clean Air Coalition, 387-2785; Comanche Peak Life Force, 337-5885; Cmte. in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador, 375-3715; Dallas-Ft. Worth Solar Energy Assn., 522-2816; Dallas Friends Service Group, 321-8643 ., Dallas Gay Alliance, 528-4233; Dallas Inter-Religious Task Force on Central America, 375-3715; Dallas Nuclear Freeze Coalition, 691-2872; Dallas UN Assn., 526-1853; E. Dallas Nghbrhood Assn., 827-1181; Environmental Health Assn., 370-3805; Fredrick Douglass Voting League, 426-1867; Hard Times News, 942-4236; Human Ecology Research Foundation, 620-0620; Humanists of North Tx., 381-1818; Lawyers’ Alliance for Nuclear Arms Control, 43 Charles St., Suite 3, Boston, 02114; Lesbian Neighborhood Info. & Action Service, 827-2632; N. Lake Col. Solar Club, 659-5254; N. Tx. Abortion Rights Action League gressive Voters League, 376-1660; Resistance Cmte., 942-4236; Sierra Club, 369-5543; Socialist Party, 4711 Bowser, #15, 75219; Tx. Cmte. on Natural Resources, 352-8370; Tx. Tenants Union, 823-2733; UNICEF, 241-7807; War Resisters League, 337-5885; West Dallas Involvement Cmte., 1902 Bickers, 75212; Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 324-1972. ANDERSON & COMPANY COI’ TEA SPICES TWO JEFFERSON SQUARE . AUSTIN, TEXAS M31 512 453-1533 Send me your list. Name Street City Zip 20 SEPTEMBER 2, 1983
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