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2600 E. 7th St. Austin, Texas 477-4701 vegetarian food r r r r r r r r r r complete personal and business insurance ALICE ANDERSON AGENCY 808-A East 46th P.O. Box 4666, Austin 78765 Whole Earth Provision Company Nature Discovery Gifts If t4 Ae ze amaze, inform, delight Choose from our business or family gifts of lasting value, for all ages, price ranges and any occasion. Call or stop by and let us make suggestions. 2410 San Antonio St. 4006 South Lamar Blvd. 8868 Research Blvd. SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR AUSTIN WRITERS CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY A festival featuring women artists performing music, literature and dance in honor of International Women’s Day will be March 7-9, Elisabet Ney Museum, Austin, sponsored by the City of Austin, the Texas Commission on the Arts, Texas Circuit, Plain View press, and the Elisabet Ney Museum. An opening address by Sarah Weddington will be followed by performances by Tina Marsh, Elouise Burrell, Heloise Gold, Hewdig Gorski and others, with workshops by Sally Jacque, Joia Jitihidi, and Shamman Ochaum. Call Lynn workshops and for details. Doors open at 7:30 each night; come early for seating; admission is $4. CLASSICAL BENEFIT An evening of classical music with Bill and Mary Ann Bloomquist will be held in Austin March 13 at the First Unitarian Church of Austin as a benefit for the Central American Refugee Task Force. The music starts at 8 p.m. and the donation is $5. Call FOREIGN POLICY AND LOCAL CORRUPTION Vecinos, an Austin initiative supporting the Contadora process and public education on Central America, and the LBJ School of Public Affairs will sponsor a conference on the subject of “U.S. Foreign Policy and Local Corruption,” March 14, LBJ School’s Bass Lecture Hall, Austin, to explore the effect corrupt handling of U.S. aid money can have on the implementation of U.S. foreign policy. Speakers will include Chris Hedges, Dallas Morning News, Rep. Jim Leach, R-Iowa, Henry Tuason, Philippine OBSERVANCES March 8, 1986 International Women’s Day. March 12, 1947 Truman Doctrine of anticommunist aid to Greece and Turkey ushered in Cold War era. March 16, 1827 The first black newspaper in the U.S., Freedom’s Journal was published. March 20, 1896 – U.S. Marines invaded Nicaragua. March 25, 1918 Gov. William Hobby signed the bill giving Texas women the vote at primary elections and in nominating conventions. 300,000 women registered to vote in the next gubernatorial primary, helping defeat Hobby’s opponent, Jim Ferguson. businessman, Leonel Gomez, former government official from El Salvador, and Col. Lyman Duryea, professor, U.S. Army War registration fee; students with ID, free; sponsors, $50. TEXAS LITHOGRAPHS EXHIBIT “Texas Lithographs,” an exhibition of 68 prints, examines the visual image of Texas in the nineteenth century as a frontier, a nation, and a state. Included are works dating from the first lithograph of Texas, a picture of a settlement of Napoleonic exiles at the mouth of the Trinity River near present-day chromolithograph of the 1900 hurricane in Galveston. Exhibit opens March 14, Amon 1933 for details. INNER CITY OUTINGS Inner City Outings is a community outreach program of the Sierra Club designed to provide wilderness activities to individuals \(including those with physical and mental handicaps, the elderly, and otherwise be able to participate in such activities. Outings include McKinney Falls State Park, Barton Creek Greenbelt, and the National Wildflower Research Center. Call tion about outings scheduled for March 16, April 20, and May 4, generally 1:00-4:30 p.m. NUTRITION VS. STRESS: WHO’S WINNING? The Women’s Counseling and Resource Center, Austin, formerly Womenspace, will sponsor a workshop on learning how nutrition affects you physically, emotionally and mentally; March 24 and 31, 6-8 p.m.. 2330 Guadalupe above Hastings Records. TUNE IN Paper Tiger Television, in association with the Boston Film and Video Foundation, is producing an 8-week series that will air on public access channels in mid-April across the country. Each hour-long show will be a collage of material from many public access producers on topics such as racism, sexism, labor, nuclear weapons, farming, youth, and gay rights. ACTV Austin, one of the biggest public access systems in the U.S., will be represented in the programit’s all about. 22 MARCH 7, 1986