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Pho to by Ru sse l l Le e Elton aji * PORT LAVACA’ NEWEST PORT For poll tax repeal. ,::$raf$04 TEXAS LITHOGRAPHS The Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Texas’ independence from Mexico, March 14-May 18, with a selection of lithographs of Texas from books, portfolios, and separately issued prints depicting the state during the nineteenth century. Included are views of the French settlement at the mouth of the Trinity River, images of the Mexican War, Audubon prints, and early views of Texas cities as such Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, and Fort Worth. The exhibit will be moved to Houston in June. AIDS AWARENESS WEEK Austin AIDS Awareness Week will be March 17 -22 to increase public awareness and understanding of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, one of the most serious public health concerns of our time. Events for the week will include a blood drive, conference for health professionals, public forum, talk by Benjamin Schatz, an attorney who serves as Director of the AIDS Civil Rights Project in San Francisco, and a candlelight march. Sponsors and participants for events are many, including the Austin AIDS Project and Waterloo Counseling Center. Funds raised during activities will be used for direct services for persons with AIDS, educational activities, and the AIDS Project’s Information and Referral 452-9550. ROMERO COMMEMORATION Houston organizations including the Dominican Sisters, St. Peters’s Episcopal Church, the Central American Refugee Committee, Maryknoll, and the First Unitarian Church, will join individuals from the religious community for a procession, March 24, 11:30 a.m., from the Episcopal Cathedral commemorate the 6th anniversary of the death of Monsignor Oscar A. Romero, Archbishop and martyr of the violence in El Salvador. Procession participants will march in support of the sanctuary movement and to ask that the deportation of Salvadoran and Guatemalan refugees and the violence in their countries be stopped. For details about how to parO DAMMIT! Live Oak Productions will present “0 Dammit!” the powerful one-man show about William Brann, the writer, publisher, lecturer and infamous character who rocked Texas to its foundations in the 1890’s. Playwright Jerry Flemmons, and actor and artistic director of Live Oak Productions, Mac Williams, join forces to bring about the hour-and-a-half, witty and irreverent production, March 24 -April 1, Live Oak Theatre, 311 Nueces, Austin. For more 7134 . LET THE PEOPLE SPEAK Independent producer Trella Laughlin will present her Central America community television film series, “Let the People Speak,” on Austin Cable Access 10, Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 10:00 p. m . , continuing through March 30. Shows include “Health Care in El Salvador,” with RN Val Liveoak, and “Who Are the Contras?” with Doug Insch and Philip Russell speaking on the composition, training, and financial support of the Nicaraguan counterrevolutionaries. For a complete HIGHTOWER FUNDRAISER A fundraiser for Agriculture Commissioner Jim Hightower will be April 1 at the Broken Spoke, Austin, 7 p.m.-midnight, with a cash bar and plenty of music by Marcia Ball, Steve Fromholtz, and Asleep at the Wheel. $15 per person or $25 for couples. BECOMING AWARE The public is invited to participate in Lesbian and Gay Awareness Week, April 6-12, University of Texas, Austin, by viewing films and hearing speakers, including the authors of Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence. Events are free, but contributions are gratefully accepted. For more information contact LGAW, Box 275, Texas Union, INTERNATIONAL PEACE SYMPOSIUM The 1986 International Year of Peace Symposium exploring the topic, “The Role . of Religion in Preparing Societies to Live in Peace,” will be April 8, noon-2:00 p.m., University of Houston, University Center, Houston Room, with speakers such as Dr. Mehdi Abedi, Department of Anthropology, Rice University, and Dr. J. Robert Nelson, Director, Institute of Religion, Texas Medi749-1253. RAINFOREST DESTRUCTION The Earth First organization will sponsor a conference at the University of Texas, Austin, on rainforest destruction and its impact on native people, April 9, 6-10 p.m, UT campus. For details call Michael at 477-7166. SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR aCt MARC1-1 21, 1986 ‘V.,. *,.. 04 V0,16 1,4,,,,Vs….. ., 4. HY, A-60…r. 441. naso,,… iant.