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September 2003
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Ongoing
The Gallery at the Creative Alliance is open from Wed.-Sat. 11a.m. till 5 p.m., and is also open to theater-goers prior to public performances. At The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Highlandtown, Baltimore. For further information call: 410-276-1651 or creativealliance.org

Wednesdays
The Johns Hopkins University will hold its weekly “Wednesday at Noon Series” in its Shriver Hall from noon-1 pm. A presentation of the 2003 Clio Award-winning commercials on October 1 will open the series. The program is free and open to the public.

Wednesdays Beginning Sept 10th
The Baltimore Architecture Foundation meets for a series of eight Wednesday lunchtime talks on urban design, public policy, and development. Topics for the fall include plans for the 100th anniversary of the Baltimore Fire, the re-opening of The Hippodrome, a trek along the Star Spangled Heritage Trail, and a report on the city‚s Project 5000. The Forum is a free weekly presentation open to the public and held at the Johns Hopkins Downtown Center, Charles and Fayette Streets. Guests are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.

Concert Series Begins Fri. Sept. 12th
The 2003-2004 Evergreen Concert Series begins at 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 12, with a performance by the New Century Saxophone Quartet in the Carriage House at Evergreen, 4545 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. It is the first of four Friday evening concerts honoring former Evergreen resident Alice Warder Garrett's tradition of bringing talented musicians to Baltimore and inviting audiences to interact with them. Since the inception of the concert series  in 1954, the Evergreen House Foundation has brought more than 189 emerging ensembles to Evergreen in celebration of Garrett's contribution to the arts. Tickets are $15 per person and all concerts begin at 8 p.m. A reception with the artists follows each performance. To make reservations or for information, call 410-516-0341 or visit jhu.edu/historichouses.

Beginning Wed., Sept. 17
Every Wednesday  the Senior Netwoek of North Baltimore offers Line Dancing courses. Learn a variety of line dances:  cha cha, country western, electric slide and more with Nancy Sullivan. It costs $25. For further information or to sign up, call 410-323-7131.

Fri., Sept. 19
Sergio and Odair Assad, a famous guitar duo, will give a concert at 8pm in the Friedberg Hall at Peabody Conservatory. For tickets and further details call 410-247-5320 or go to bcgs.org

Sat., Sept. 20
By popular demand, the Asian Arts & Culture Center will host its second Many Moons Festival with an expanded variety of performances, demonstrations, and displays to share and celebrate the richness and diversity of Asian cultural traditions. The day's event features traditional and innovative arts and crafts, music and dance, storytelling, martial arts, and delicious food and teas from across the world. Admission: $10 general; $5 members, students, and seniors; free for children under 12 with paid adults. To be held at the University Union.

Beginning Sept. 29
Start the New Year off with an exercise program at Senior Network of North Baltimore. It costs $15 and will be held Mondays and Tuesdays from 11am-noon. Call 410-323-7131 to sign up.

Until Oct. 5th
“HEDDA GABLER,” the masterful drama that feverishly examines the role of women in Victorian society, is playing at Everyman Theatre through Sunday, October 5th. Several performances are already sold out, so patrons are urged to purchase tickets in advance by calling the box office at 410-752-2208.

Beginning Oct. 8
Enjoy other events to be held at the Hopkins University Shriver Hall throughout the fall. Included are a dramatic performance, “The Road ’Round Ireland,” several dance performances, and lectures by authors Howard E. McCurdy and Fred I. Greenstein. Call the Office of Special Events at 410-516-7157 for more information.

October 8-13, 2003
Join the Senior Network of North Baltimore Trip includes 5 night deluxe hotel, tour of Quebec City and Montreal, cable car ride, gaming at Casino de Montreal and whale watching. Includes 5 breakfasts and 5 dinners and much more. For color brochure, prices, to sign up or for more information call 410-323-7131 and ask for Mary.

Public Service
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, Inc. seeks volunteers to help in delivering meals, shopping for groceries, or acting as “phone pals” for clients. Meals are delivered between 11 am and 1:30 pm, Monday through Friday. For more information or to volunteer, call Erika Moore at 410-558-0932, ext. 3023.

Beginning Sept. 19th
The Greek Village Festival takes place Friday and Sat., September 19 and 20, from 11AM-12 Midnight , plus Sunday September 21, 12-6 PM, rain or shine, at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, 24 W. Preston St. (corner of Maryland Avenue & Preston Street) in Baltimore City. This year’s theme recreates a "Greek Village in the heart of Baltimore," offering visitors traditional foods and pastries, colorful costumes and dancing, cultural exhibits and marketplaces, as well as glimpses into Greek and Greek-American life.

Until Sept. 20th
MARYLAND FEDERATION OF ART presents Assemblages by Tom Wells at MFA City Gallery, 330 N. Charles St.Baltimore, Maryland. Gallery Hours are Tuesday thru Saturday from 11am to 5pm.

Thu. Sept. 25
Maryland Energy Assistance Program personnel will be at the Joseph Center, 430 S. Broadway all day.  Learn what help may be available to make your home more energy-efficent. Call (410) 732-5000 to register.You must register in advance.
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Health Care & Environment

11.18 How Extreme Weather Is Shrinking the Planet

11.18 Air pollution levels ‘forcing families to move out of cities’ [like from desertification, lack of drinkable water and rising oceans, there will also be pollution-caused immigration until humans fix things]

11.17 Policies of China, Russia and Canada threaten 5C climate change, study finds [Climate catastrophe is increasingly likely without worldwide organization, funding and commitment to winning THE WAR AGAINST GLOBAL WARMING.]

11.16 Scotland was first Industrialized Country to Run wholly on Wind in October

11.16 How pesticide bans can prevent tens of thousands of suicides a year [how many thousands more die early from eating pesticide-laced food?]

11.15 The Earth is in a death spiral. It will take radical action to save us [fossil fuel burning, un-recyclable plastic production/use and methane gas release must cease ASAP.]

11.15  The long read:  The plastic backlash: what's behind our sudden rage – and will it make a difference? [the world wants to throw-up...]

11.15 Claws out: crab fishermen sue 30 oil firms over climate change [workers are waking-up...]

11.15 Trump administration to cut air pollution from heavy-duty trucks

11.14 Backed by Ocasio-Cortez, Youth Climate Activists Arrested in Pelosi's Office Demanding Democrats Embrace 'Green New Deal'

11.13 What would a smog-free city look like?

11.13 Global report highlights Australia’s renewables potential amid mixed signals for coal

11.13 Interior department whistleblower: Ryan Zinke hollowed out the agency

11.12  This Land is Your Land:  The Zinke effect: how the US interior department became a tool of industry [behaving ignorantly again...]

11.12 Planned Parenthood's new president warns of 'state of emergency' for women's health

News Media Matters

11.19 The Biggest Threat to Free Speech No One Is Talking About

Daily: FAIR Blog
The Daily Howler

US Politics, Policy & 'Culture'

11.19 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 11/18/2018 (HBO) [29:26 video]

11.19 Michael Bloomberg: Why I’m Giving $1.8 Billion for College Financial Aid

11.19 Trump’s Diminishing Power and Rising Rage

11.19 Trump Says He Was 'Fully Briefed' and Also 'Not Briefed Yet' But Either Way Saudi Crown Prince 'Absolutely' Not Involved Because Trump Knows 'Everything That Went On' Without Listening to Tape of Khashoggi Murder

11.19 'We Need New Leaders, Period': Progressive Newcomers Urge Democrats to Embrace Bold Agenda or Face Primary Challenges [Current Democrat leaders are highly compromised by corporate donations]

11.19 SNL explains Jeff Bezos and Amazon’s HQ2 strategy: trolling President Trump [2:55 SNL video]

11.18 Trump says Pelosi deserves speakership, offers Republican votes [An affirmation of Pelosi's unsuitability]

11.18 Khanna to Pelosi: Don't Just Create Green New Deal Select Committee, Make Ocasio-Cortez Its Chair [Will Pelosi earnestly change, or end her career in disgrace?]

11.18 Chuck Schumer, Feckless Hack [Neoliberal Democrats must go!]

11.18 What the State of the VA Tells Us About Trump’s War on Welfare [Privatizing often results in outright fraud and higher costs by private prisons, privatized health insurance and health care, privatized public schools and online "colleges" like Trump University]

11.17 What the State of the VA Tells Us About Trump’s War on Welfare

11.17 As Energy for Medicare for All Explodes, Steny Hoyer's Plan Includes Waiting for Trump to Help Make Obamacare Better [Another who is unfit to be Democrat leader]

11.17 'A Staggeringly Bad Idea': Outrage as Pelosi Pushes Tax Rule That Would 'Kneecap the Progressive Agenda' [Unfit to be Democrat leader]

11.17 Trump Is Starting to Panic

Justice Matters
High Crimes?

11.14 The Guardian view on Yemen’s misery: the west is complicit [WAR CRIMES]

Economics, Crony Capitalism

11.19 Bankrupt Sears wants to give executives $19 million in bonuses [blatantly immoral and sick to richly reward those who led the company into the bankruptcy]

11.18 Big Pharma Bankrolled Pro-Trump Group As Trump Pushed Pharma Tax Cut [Corruption Central!]

11.16 Amazon’s HQ2 Will Get a Tax Break Designed to Help the Poor [a Republican program that directly helps participating wealthy companies—but only helps workers if and when 'trickle-down' occurs.]

11.16 Trump doesn’t want to punish Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi. His new sanctions prove it. [George W. Bush made a similar immoral decision for the same oily reasons after 9-11, protecting Saudi defense contracts while facilitating the slaughter of poorer Arab "terrorists" in the region.]

International & Futurism

11.18 New Evidence Emerges of Steve Bannon and Cambridge Analytica’s Role in Brexit

11.18 France demands UK climate pledge in return for Brexit trade deal [Excellent!]

11.17 Saudi crown prince's 'fit' delays UN resolution on war in Yemen

11.17 Thousands gather to block London bridges in climate rebellion [We're losing WWIII because the enemy is invisible while we're like frogs slowly cooking. We aren't informed enough to be alarmed, but must get organized and motivated to fight back. We need a War Plan to ruthlessly pursue the fight of our lives!]

11.17 CIA finds Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi killing – report

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