Monday, June 11, 2012

Button making at the Strawberry Festival

Who says that tabling isn't fun? The Strawberry Festival this weekend in Beacon produced a lot of peace buttons, and parents interested in the topics we cover: making the world a safer and cleaner place for little kids like these. End the wars, tax the rich and the the corporations, change the American Empire back into a democracy.

Friday, June 8, 2012

 Poetry night was quite a change from our monthly movie schedule. A number of the poets who read were high school students and some of their work was very moving. They had written about race, social injustice, and the hope for national transformation. Some others from the audience read poems written by Guantanamo inmates, a potent reminder of the mistreatment and illegal incarceration of so many innocent people. About 25 people attended the poetry night.


We had a great evening of poetry at The Crafted Kup tonight. The high school students were simply fantastic, and there was other good poetry as well.


Thanks to Brook for organizing this event. We will do more events like this in the fall, and possibly include some vets from the wars in the Middle East.