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SOCIAL CAUSE CALENDAR LESBIANS SPEAKING OUT IN THE ’90s and Ellas, a statewide network of Latina lesbians, have announced registration dates for the Third Annual Texas Lesbian Conference. Preconference registration is $40 after April 15 and until May 10. Registration at the conference May 18 to 20 at San Antonio’s Menger Hotel is $45 and based on availability. The conference will include speakers Leti Gomez, a chair of LLEGO, a national Latina lesbian group, Joan Nestle, curator of the Lesbian Herstory Archives in New York City, and Ivy Young of the National Lesbian Gay Task Force in Washington, D.C. In addition to workshops, the conference will also offer a lesbian film festival and a gala dance with live entertainment. Scholarships for women of color and low-income women are available. Low-cost housing and childcare are also available upon inquiry. For a registration form with details of conference costs contact the Texas Lesbian Conference, P.O. Box 12327, San Antonio, Texas 78212. For more TISH HINOJOSA AND LA PENA San Antonio/Austin singer/songwriter Tish Hinojosa will perform at a May 18 anniversary celebration for La Pena, the Austin people’s arts and culture organization. The event will be held at Chances, 900 Red River, in Austin. For information, call 477-6007. DALLAS EARTH FAIR Earth Fair Texas will include exhibitions, concerts, children’s activities, games, pa rades, and conferences on two topics: “By The Beautiful Sea, Coastal Concerns as Seen from the Inland Perspective” on April 24 and “Global Warming: Too Hot OBSERVANCES April 21, 1921 Police fire on striking miners in Butte, Montana. April 22, 1526 First slave revolt in an American settlement. April 24, 1971 500,000 demonstrate in Washington, D.C. against the war in Vietnam. April 27, 1825 Boston carpenters strike for 10-hour day. April 30, 1977 1,415 arrested in occupation of Seabrook Nuclear power plant. May 1, 1830 Mary Harris “Mother” Jones born. May 2, 1911 First workmen’s compensation law enacted, in Wisconsin. May 3, 1971 14,000 arrested in protest against the Vietnam war. May 3, 1981 100,000 demonstrate against U.S. intervention in El Salvador. to Handle,” on April 26. All conferences will be held at the Dallas Civic Garden Center in Fair Park. Cost is $25 per conference and includes breakfast, lunch, and materials. For information, write: Earth Fair Texas, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd., Dal9650. INTERNSHIP IN HOUSTON The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is of fering internships to minority students. Three interns will be selected and each will receive a stipend of $2,000. The in ternships begin June 4 and continue for 10 weeks. Each full-time intern will work under the guidance of experienced profes sionals in one of the following depart ments: public relations, education, devel opment, grants, registrar, archives, library, or curatorial. The program is open to undergraduate candidates enrolled in four-year degree programs. For more information, THE NEXT WAVE IN AUSTIN The Third Wave International Women’s Film and Video Festival, a four-day event featuring a provocative programming mix of feature films, documentaries, shorts, and videos, will be held April 19 to 22 at the Dohie Theater in Austin. The 1990 festival will feature works by Latina women, along with its customary programming of the best and most recent work by contemporary women media artists. For more inWALKER EVANS IN FORT WORTH Of Time and Place: Walker Evans and William Christenberry will be on display at the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth from April 27 to June 24. Juxtaposing photographs taken over a 50-year period by Evans and Christenberry, this exhibit explores the common ground these artists shared in their studies of Hale County, Alabama. Admission is free. The museum is closed on Mondays. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday and on Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. 1933. PEACE FESTIVAL The 4th annual Austin Peace Festival will happen May 12 at Waterloo Park from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is a non-perishable food item which will be donated to the Capital Area Food Bank. Live music will be featured, as will children’s events, entertainers, storytellers, speakers, and educators. For more information, call Larry gross finale certain to leave an acrid taste in any viewer’s mouth. Adapted from a true story, I Love You to Death, like the equally unsubtle She-Devil, is also a tale of marital betrayal and revenge, but the new Lawrence Kasdan film is much more palatable and forgettable. Another restaurant here serves as a stage, in this case Joey’s Pizza in Tacoma, Washington. Its Hollywood’s favorite ethnic group and boasts that: “America is an Italian country” It was discovered by one Italian and named after another.” The walls of Joey’s Pizza are decorated with portraits of Frank. Sinatra, Jesus, John Paul H, Mary, and John F. Kennedy, but 22 APRIL 20, 1990 no one here seems disturbed by the lack of a black face. Joey has not been doing the right thing, according to what he tells his priest at confession. He has cheated on his wife Rosalie ent women during the past two weeks. Is there a secret to his tomato sauce? Sweet Rosalie is oblivious to her husband’s athletic indiscretions. “Joey will never run around on young man who pines for her. When Rosalie learns the truth about Joey, she is crushed, but only momentarily. With the help of Devo, her assertive Yugoslavian mother Nadja \(Joan Rosalie plans lethal revenge against her errant spouse. I Love You to Death might have been an exploration of the fine line between eros and homicide, a gloss on crime statistics that suggest we have less to fear from brutal strangers than from unhinged intimates. But it settles for the facile farce of bungled attempts to do Joey in. Bats, bombs, poisons, and bullets fail to do more than slow Joey down. The efforts of the would-be executioners are as maladroit as Kasdan’s pacing, and I Love You to Death sputters near death long before a chastened Joey is reconciled with his loving wife.