AUSTIN: A Report-back from Resistance to Arizona’s SB 1070 – Sat Nov 13

Resistenica Bookstore, casa de Red Salmon Arts
November 2010 Calendar of Events
 

3pm – 5:30pm Saturday Nov. 13, 2010
 
 ¡ella pelea! presents
A Report-back from Resistance to Arizona’s SB 1070:
a panel discussion with five Houston activists
who joined organizers in Arizona this summer to combat SB1070 and other anti-immigration laws
 
Last April, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed SB1070, a law that increases racial profiling, tears immigrant families apart, and forces many to live in desperate conditions.  Since the passing of this high-profile law, many legislators here in Texas have vowed to adopt almost identical measures. 
 
The Houston activists will hold a panel discussion on what they encountered as the extraordinary,
coordinated resistance coming from those most affected by this legislation. 
 
Come and be part of the dialogue
and hear about how what is happening to Arizona’s immigrant communities has implications for Texas,
and the struggle against attacks on immigrants throughout the US. 
 
 For more information contact ¡ella pelea! at ella.pelea@gmail.com.
 

 
5pm – 7pm Sunday Nov. 14, 2010
 
Resistencia Bookstore y Los Jaraneros de Austin
invite you to a special workshop
with
Francisco Gonzalez
(co-founder of Los Lobos)
 
This is a great opportunity to learn and communicate with a great Mexican music teacher.  
As a Son Jarocho community in Tejas, his experience offers a lot to teach to us.  All music lovers are welcome to attend.
 
$10 suggested donation
(funds will go toward Francisco’s travel expenses)
 
Francisco Gonzalez is a leading figure within the Son Jarocho music community in the US.  During the last four decades he has worked in many capacities within Chicano/Mexican music: in performance around the world as a string musician specializing in Mexican harp; composing musical scores for films; doing lecture demonstrations; and in theater as a musical director for many professional theater productions.  In the 1970s he co-founded the seminal group Los Lobos and is currently touring Texas in support of his latest CD The Gift/El Regalo.
 
Please join us for a special performance, taller y platica con Francisco Gonzalez.

New & Recent Titles
 
Malcolm X Talks to Young People: Speeches in the US, Britain, & Africa {Pathfinder Press}
The Good Rainbow Road written by Simon J. Ortiz/ illustrations by Michael Lacapa (Tri-lingual children’s book) {Univ. Of Arizona Press}
Experiments in a Jazz Aesthetic: Art, Activism, and the Austin Project edited by Omi Osun Joni L. Jones, Lisa L. Moore, & Sharon Bridgforth {UT Press}
sweet tea: Black Gay Men of the South: an oral history by E. Patrick Johnson {Univ. of North Carolina Press}
Dreamland: The Way Out of Juarez by Charles Bowden w/drawings by Alice Leora Briggs {UT Press}
Tunaluna by alurista {Aztlan Libre Press}
The Woman in The Zoot Suit: Gender, Nationalism, & the Cultural Politics of Memory by Catherine S. Ramirez {Duke Univ. Press}
State of Exile by Cristina Peri Rossi (translated by Marilyn Buck) {City Lights Books}
Borderlands/ La Frontera: The New Mesitza by Gloria Anzaldua {3rd edition, Aunt Lute Books}
Forgetting the Alamo Or Blood Memory: A Novel by Emma Perez {UT Press}
Suspended Apocalypse: White Supremacy, Genocide, & the Filipino Condition by Dylan Rodriguez {Univ. of Minnesota Press}
Take Back the Land: Land, Gentrification, & The Umoja Village Shantytown by Max Rameau {Nia Press}
Blood Lines: Myth, Indigenism, & Chicana/o Literature by Sheila Marie Contreras {UT Press}
does you mama know? An Anthology of Black Lesbian Coming Out Stories edited by Lisa C. Moore {2nd Edition, Red Bone Press}
she danced by 3 Jazz Collective (CD)
Speak the Truth (hip hop CD) by Riders Against the Storm
 
CHECK US OUT @ salmonrojo.tumblr.com
 
Resistencia Bookstore, casa de Red Salmon Arts
1801-A South First St., Austin, Tejas  512-416-8885

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