Saturday, December 02, 2006

12/2/2006 Community Gumbo

audio Democracy Now (11/27/06)
  • Tom Hayden: Documents Reveal Secret Talks Between U.S. and Armed Iraqi Resistance
  • Anatomy of a Civil War: Writer Nir Rosen on Iraq's Descent Into Chaos
  • Hundreds Face Eviction in New Orleans
  • Police Detain 160 Uprising Leaders in Oaxaca, Tens of Thousands Protest Governor Ruiz

audio Who should decide which New Orleans rebuilding projects get funding priority? (re-broadcast)

audio "Stay Local" this holiday season (re-broadcast)

Community Congress #2
December 2, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans
Thousands of New Orleanians at home and in five other cities will come together to decide how to rebuild New Orleans.

Le Jour de Noël
Holiday Music of Old and New Worlds
New Orleans Musica da Camera with Vox Feminæ
Sunday 3 December 4:00pm
Ursuline Chapel - 2701 State St. - Uptown New Orleans
Sunday 10 December 3:00pm
Holy Name of Mary Church - 500 Eliza St. - Algiers Point

Left Behind
December 5, Canal Place, 7 pm. Seating will be limited, tickets may not go on sale until that day at 5 pm.
A 60-minute documentary directed by Vince Morelli and Jason Berry which was shot before, during and after Hurricane Katrina, tells the story of three African-American high school seniors as they navigate through their final year in "the worst public school system in America." The film examines the core of our American values, the framework by which we live, and how our most vaunted beliefs and government policies have played a role in our nation's shame.

Festivus, the holiday market for the rest of us
Sunday, December 03 2006 @ 12:00 PM CST - 04:00PM
700 Magazine, corner of Girod in the CBD
A human-scale alternative to the loneliness of on-line shopping or the hassle of big box holiday parking lots by featuring the best of local cottage industries whose business reflects our core values of ecology, fair trade, craftsmanship and personal customer service. 12 noon to 4 pm on the first 3 Sundays of December. Over 40 fair trade, handmade, and recycled tables, hot food, live music, Office of Homeland Serenity with free massage, airing of the grievances, regifting station, immolation station for those grievances to disappear in a puff of smoke, Flattery from celebrity flatterers like the Big Easy Rollergirls, and the world's first Flattery Slam.

Kingpin Holiday Flea Market
Every Sunday until Christmas, beginning Sunday, December 3, 12-5 PM, Kingpin Lounge, 1307 Lyons St. at Prytania
Holiday festoonery, stocking stuffers, vintage & designer clothing, handmade crafts, jewelry, used/rare CDs, albums & books, collectibles, household goods, great junk, offered by local artists, designers, musicians, and nonprofits.


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