SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR GALLERIA SIN FRONTERAS The Galleria Sin Fronteras at 1211 E. 7th in Austin will feature the work of Cesar A. Martinez June 20-August 1, beginning with a reception on June 20 at 7 p.m. Martinez’s work has been described by the New York Times as ranging from the “semi-naive to barrio chic.” He is best known for his Pachuco Portraits, composite characters that are not drawn from real life. For more WOMEN AND THE LAW Austin will be the site of the 19th National Conference on Women & the Law March 10-13. A planning committee is now meeting at the U.T. Law School, room 2.216, on the first and third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. Committee meetings are open to all interested in offering ideas and assistance. For additional information write to National Conference on Women & the Law, U.T. School of Law, 727 E. 26th Street, Austin, WOMEN AND THEIR WORK Spaces in the Heart of Texas, an exhibition of 60 photographs by ten Central Texas women photographers will be presented July 1-31 at Women & Their Work Gallery, 1501 West 5th Street, Austin. An opening reception is scheduled for Wednesday, July 1, from 6-8 p.m. Photographers participating in the exhibition will be Kathy Vargas, Ave Bonar, Carol Cohen Burton, Mary Lee Edwards, Meri Houtchens-Kitchens, Amy Kwalwasser, Phyllis Liedecker, Cybil Miller. Julie Newton, and Nancy Scanlan. Women & Their Work is one of very few arts organizations that promotes and exhibits the work of women artists. For information OBSERVANCES June 17, 1963 Supreme Court bars mandatory Bible reading in public schools. June 17, 1972 Burglars arrested in the offices of the Democratic National Committee in the Watergate building in Washington, D.C. June 18, 1954 CIA-orchestrated coup overthrows the elected government of Jacobo Arbenz in Guatemala. June 19, 1953 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed. June 19, 1865 Black Texans receive word of the Emancipation of Slaves. June 20, 1953 U.S. military mission arrives in Saigon. June 24, 1987 Korean War begins in Korea. June 27, 1905 Industrial Workers Wobblies, founded. HISPANIC ART IN HOUSTON “Hispanic Art in the United States: Thirty Contemporary Painters and Sculptors” will be at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston until July 26. The exhibition features about 200 works by 30 American artists of Hispanic descent and is the first exhibition sponsored by a museum to survey in depth the range of expression to be found in Hispanic art. Works range in style from folk art to neo-expressionism and artists include Carlos Almaraz, Felipe Archuleta, Robert Graham, Luis Jimenez, Manuel Neri and the late Martin Ramirez. For more information FOLK ART EXHIBIT “Native Images: Folk and Folk-Inspired Contemporary Art” will be shown at the Art Museum of South Texas from June 19August 16. The work of 35 artists, most from Texas, will be displayed in the exhibit. Included are James Sufis, David Bates, Martin Delabano, Nicholas Africano, George White, Rev. Howard Finster, Eddie Arning, and Martin Ramirez. Nearly 130 works of painting, drawing, and sculpture will be included in the exhibition. The museum is located at 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd. in Corpus Christi. For information call CENTRAL AMERICAN SUMMER The Central American Peace Initiative will sponsor a 14-day trip to El Salvador and Nicaragua this summer from June 27-July 9. The trip’s cost will be $950 which will include round trip air fare from Houston, food and lodging, airport taxes and informa5318 for more information. EDUCATORS FOR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY will hold a fundraiser in Austin on Wednesday, June 24, at Common Market on 17th and San Antonio. Austin musicians will perform and food, beer, and drinks will be available between 5-8 p.m. Tickets are $3 in advance and $5 at the door. ESR is a national non-profit organization of educators, parents, and concerned citizens whose goal is to provide age-appropriate nuclear issues education in the public schools and universities. Money raised on June 24 will be used to conduct an ESR teacher training workshop on October 2-4 in Austin. For information, or inquiries about membership, 22 JUNE 12, 1987
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