BRAZILIAN JAZZ MUSIC TANIA MARIA The Brazilian jazz pianist/vocalist Tania Maria will perform at the Carver Community Cultural Center Auditorium in San Antonio on August 19. Tickets for the performance are available by ROMEO AND JULIET In this adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy, both entangled lovers are women. VORTEX Repertory Company presents the show at MEXIC-ARTE, 419 Congress in Austin at 8:00 August 2426, 31 and September 1,2,8,9. Admission is $5 and reservations are information. WAR IN EL SALVADOR The Austin Coalition to stop the U.S. War in El Salvador is sponsoring a march and rally on Saturday, August 26. The march will begin at East 2nd and Comal OBSERVANCES August 16, 1914 3,000 antiwar socialists demonstrate against World War I in Buffalo, New York. August 20, 1619 First black slaves land at Jamestown, Virginia. August 21, 1831 Nat Turner leads slave rebellion in Virginia. August 23, 1933 Vigilantes assault 300 migrant workers in Yakima, Washington. August 24, 1945 Congress passes Communist Control Act. August 25, 1967 FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover authorizes COINTELPRO activities against black nationalist groups. August 29, 1758 First Indian reservation established. at 11:00. The rally will be at the Capitol from 12:30 to 3:00. This is the 19th anniversary of the National Chicano Moratorium to stop the war in Vietnam. Call CAMILA more information. NARAL 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION A “Call to Action” for the future of reproductive rights will be held October 13-15. The conference will be held by the National Abortion Rights Action League at the OMNI Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C. The NARAL lobby day will be Monday October 16. Call DEALING WITH HARASSMENT A brown bag lunch discussion entitled “Organizing and Litigating Against Sexual Harassment on the Job” will be conducted by attorney Lynn Rubinett at noon Wednesday August 30 at the Texas Law Center, 14th and Colorado, Austin. The sponsor is the National Lawyers Guild. VIC HINTERLANG SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR Los Vasehos; Chalatenango, El Salvador THE TEXAS OBSERVER 21
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