Third Party candidates series (OCT), Heart of the Beast Theater's new play,Anderson Coshise,Indiegenous spoken word artist
POLITICS:THIRD PARTY CANDIATES FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER. In-deth interview with Minnesota Open Progressive Party candidate MICHAEL CAVLAN, RN challenging incombent U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar. The jobs crisis and workers' rights to organize, opposing the policies of the seemingly endless "war on terroism", ever-growing military budget and continued erosion of our civil liberties (all voted for by Sen.Klobuchar). An activist for single-payer universal healthcare and an advocate for deep reforms in our electoral system---from campaign finance to defeating voter suppression laws like Voter ID, Cavlan offers sharp insights into the issues of our day---most of which neither Democrats or Republicans are addressing. Cavlan and other candidates will participate in a Thur.Oct. 18 MN US Senate candiates Debate in Minneapolis. (see EVENTS below)
CULTURE: In The Heart Of The Beast Puppet & Mask Theater's new prodction HIDEBOUND (Oct.18-28). Director Allison Heimstead talks abut Eric Ene's play (part of a 17 play cycle Soulographies) that travels through the times of the Spanish Conquistadors invasion of this hemisphere, the 1980s wars inside El Salvador and Guatamala and present-day USA. www.hobt.org (See EVENTS info below)
Plus: in response to the 150 year annicersary of the 1862 Dakota-Mn War and Metro State canceling the "Year of the Dakota" Conference this week, Indigenous spoken word artist,actor, musician COCHISE ANDERSON from his CD "The Kemosabi Therapy" and music by arious artists
Hosted by Lydia Howell, independent Minneapolis journalist
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EVENTS: MN U.S. SENATE Debate Forum/HOBT play "Hidebound"
OCT.18-28: HIDEBOUND by Eric Ene, directed by Allison Heimstead (with a different after show panel for post-play discussion after each performance) at HEART OF THE BEAST, 1500 East Lake St.,south Minneapolis THUR-SAT. 8pm SUN. 3pm (612)721-2535 www.hobt.org
THUR.OCT. 18: Minnesota's U.S. Senate Candidates Debate Forum
A forum for a debate for the Minnesota public to hear from and ask
questions of all the candidates for US Senate in Minnesota has been
arranged. The event will be LIVE-STREAMED so that anyone in Minnesota can view
it and it will be available for viewing at a later date. Organized by ENOUGH IS ENOUGH
Thursday October 18th
6 P.M. to 10 P.M.
Nordic- American Community Hall
4200 Cedar Ave
Kurt Bills - Republican Party kurtbills.com
Michael Cavlan - Minnesota Open Progressives michaelcavlan.com
Tim Davis - Grassroots Party timdavisforsenate.com
Stephen Williams - Independence Party prariefireusa.com
Amy Klobuchar - Democratic Party amyklobuchar.com
Coleen Rowley - Former FBI Agent and 2002 TIME Magazine "Person Of The Year"
Member - Asamblea De Derechos Civiles
Member- Somali Action Alliance
As of this time candidates Stephen Williams (IP) Michael Cavlan
(MOP) and Tim David (GP) have confirmed their attendance.
The organizers are waiting for a response from Kurt Bills (GOP)
and Amy Klobuchar (DFL)
Further details will be released soon.