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SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR INNER VISION “Inner Vision: The Journey from Heart to Art” is an exhibition of contemporary Visionary art, an art form depicting the positive views of hope, peace and greater possibilities encompassing a set of values and symbols which often express impressions that lie beyond the scope of language. The exhibit will be May 1-31, lobby and 2nd floor of the First City Center, 816 Congress Avenue, Austin. For more information call HELP! The Central America Peace Initiative resolution on Central America in every Austin precinct, election eve, May 3. Folks are needed who can introduce the resolution and guide it through the local political CINCO DE MAYO Mexic-Arte, Austin, will present “CelebraciOn Artistica: Cinco de Mayo,” a program of art exhibits, festivals, school workshops, and photography exhibits to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Hispanic Heritage month. Featured events will include: Rafael Sotelo: Recent Paintings and Drawings, May 16; “Quienes Somos/Who Are We?” culture and heritage exhibit, May 2-31; “Aprendiendo Jugando \(Learning by May 4; and “Steve Martin: Rhythms, Shapes and Patterns,” May 13. 480-9373 for a complete descriptive schedule with times and places. ART AMONG US/ ARTE ENTRE NOSOTROS A landmark exhibition of Mexican-American folk art from San Antonio, “Art Among Us/Arte Entre Nosotros,” will continue at the San Antonio Museum of Art through June 12. The Sesquicentennial exhibition focuses on the rich range of traditionally made objects such as carved furniture, handforged iron gates and tilework that are part of everyday life in San Antonio’s MexicanAmerican community. The Museum of Art is located at 200 W. Jones Avenue, San Antonio. Admission is $3 for adults; $1.50 for senior citizens, military and students; $1 for children 6-12; and free for children under MOM’S DAY The “Women: Heritage and Art Festival,” sponsored by Austin Women and Their Work, will continue with a performance by Eugenia Rawls of “Women of the West,” May 2, a one-woman show based on dairies of women who pioneered the west, and “Pieces,” May 7-11 impetuous slice-of-life play in two acts about love and ambition by Austin-based playwright, Cheryl Hawkins. “Women of the West” will be at the Paramount Theatre, at Zachary Scott Theatre, 476-0541. Call for tickets and take your mom! FOOD BANK COLLECTION The Capital Area Food Bank will set up food collection stations at the George Winston concert, May 11, University of Texas Performing Arts Center, to collect canned and non-perishable food for the needy in the Austin community. George Winston is urging concert goers to support food banks in cities he tours. The Austin goal is to collect 3,000 pounds of food. For more information, OBSERVANCES May 1 International Labor Day. May 1, 1830 Mary Harris “Mother” Jones was born. May 5 Cinco de Mayo. May 7, 1861 Mrs. Percy U. Pennybacker, orator, early suffrage leader, and one of the founders of Texas’ educational system, was born. May 7, 1824 The State of Coahuila and Texas was created by the Mexican Constitution. May 11 Mothers’ Day. “No matter who you fight, don’t be ladylike! God Almighty made women and the Rockefeller gang of theives made ladies.” Mother Jones, 1915. ere was divided support for the resolution on the council, he had decided to withdraw it. CTCLU RESURRECTED The Central Texas Chapter of the Civil Liberties Union has reformed with Donna Mobley as the staff person who will work on chapter issues and activities. The group will sponsor Sam Walker, member of the ACLU Board of Directors and author of a history of the ACLU, May 12, Wyatt’s Cafeteria, Hancock Center, Austin, to speak about “Why the ACLU Hasn’t Gone Out of Business.” Austin TCLU board member Ed Sherman will have a fundraising party May 17, 8 p.m.-midnight, for TCLU with attend either event. ARMS RACE WITHIN Pax Christi, Physicians for Social Responsibility, and United Campuses to Prevent Nuclear War, will sponsor the Austin premiere of “The Arms Race Within,” the story of peace leader Jim Douglass and the Agape community of nonviolent activists who sit on the tracks protesting the “nuclear train” that takes weapons from the Pantex assembly plant in Amarillo to the nuclear submarine base in Bangor, Washington. A private viewing and reception for the producers will be at the Varsity Theatre, Austin May 15, 7 p.m., $15 for tickets available at Oat Willie’s, 4207 medical Parkway, Austin. A limited number of free tickets will be available for children \(14 and admission. A public viewing of the film will be May 16, Varsity Theater, $5 at the door. PEACE AND JUSTICE AWARDS The 1st Annual Peace and Justice Awards Dinner, sponsored by the Austin Peace and Justice Coalition, will be May 16, St. David’s Episcopal Church, Austin. An individual and five organizations will be honored with the Ed Barnes Memorial Peace Award and awards in categories corresponding to APJC goals. A catered dinner and music will be included; tickets are $12, regular; $10, friends of APJC; and $5, tion and reservations. TUNE IN The Better World Society, a new international citizen action effort, will present a series of prime-time television programs advocating an end to the nuclear arms race. Watch cable television network WTBS, the Turner Broadcasting System: May 19, 9:30 the World,” hosted by Jane Alexander; June 2, 9:30 p.m., “A Step Toward Reason,” narrated by Paul Newman; and June 18, 10:05 p.m., “The First Fifty Years: Reflections on U.S.-Soviet Relations,” hosted by Harrison Salisbury. Contact BWS, 1140 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 1006, for more information about the series and how to promote it in your area. WOMEN WORKERS Women from all social and economic levels have suffered and been subjected to sexual harassment and job discrimination, often regarded as a private matter instead of a serious social problem. The Sexual Harassment Task Force of Texas NOW, the Houston Coalition of Labor Union Women, and Houston NOW, will co-sponsor workshops to discuss the various manifestations of sexual harassment and job discrimination in the workplace and the means of redress available, May 31, I.B.E.W. Hall, 1475 North Loop West, Houston, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Harassment involving pregnancy, older women, and minority women will be especially treated. The workshops and lunch costs $10 per person. For more information or to register, contact Houston Area NOW DEEP DISH TV Deep Dish TV is the first national access satellite network on which local folks can see their own programming distributed by satellite nationwide. The network began distributing ten one-hour shows on April 15 to run weekly until June 17 on topics such as racism, militarism, labor, housing, and Central America. A program on the farming crisis, produced by Alternative Views, Austin, will feature an interview with Jim Hightower, Texas Department of Agriculture head, who will discuss the economic farm policies of the Reagan administration. programming details. 22 MAY 2, 1986