Monday, May 19, 2008

Thinking Liberally this week


Supporting Our Own

Wellstoner Dimawa's Beantown Sports Bar: Is your Red Sox HQ on SL's left coast. And while you're in the neighborhood, don't miss her clothing store, D'Signs clothing at Beantown.

Now for the schedule:

All Times SLT/PST
See end of post to learn how you can submit events for publication.

Tuesday, May 20

10 am & 7 pm
Drum Circle @ Etopia Forest
Etopia Eco-Village

3 pm and until it ends
Kentucky and Oregon Primaries
I'll begin streaming CNN audio at around noon. Spoon Dastardly's magnificent Real-Time Election Results Tracker will go live as the polls close. I won't be in until 6pm, but you're welcome to begin celebrate the election process as soon as the spirit of democracy moves you.
Wellstone's Donkey Democratic Club

7 pm
Obama Rally
Note: If you're a Clinton supporter and you have an event you'd like to promote, please send the info to me via email before 5pm Sunday.
Capitol Hill South

Wednesday, May 21

5pm
Dancing @ Market square w/ DJ Rocky Torok
Etopia Eco-Village

7 pm
Netroots Nation on SL Info and Planning
A quick meeting to iron out a few outstanding issues.
Wellstone's Donkey Democratic Club

8:00 pm
DJ Dylin's at the Yak....so phone the neighbors...wake the kids...you'll be glad you did! Come on down....
The Lonely Yak Roadhouse


Thursday, May 22

5:00 pm
Writers Group at Maxi's
Etopia Eco-Village

6:00 pm
Virtually Speaking
Jimbo's guest this week: Anthony Romero, head of the ACLU. Word is the Justice Department will release its torture report this week. This is an incredible opportunity to offer up your questions to the head of the organization that has done more than any other to put an end to this shameful and evil policy.

Virtually Speaking

7 pm
Dancing at the Cafe
DJ IF [hard to spell Italian name] will be kicking out the jams like a [shut your mouth]. Stop by after VS for more mixed pop-culture-inspired similes.



11 pm
Album Cafe - Tracy Chapman,Tracy Chapman
Every Thursday at 11pm, one of your fellow Wellstoners spins one of his or her favorite albums at the Cafe. This week, Michele (with one l) Migresh brings us Tracy Chapman's fantastic, self-titled debut album, Tracy Chapman. Don't miss it.

If you'd like to host one of these for your favorite album (at the Cafe), let me know.
Cafe Wellstone

Friday, May 23

6pm
Community Discussion @ Tsi's Cafe
Etopia Prime

6:45 pm
Grand Opening - John McCain Spiritual Retreat
Architects Jillan McMillan's and PB Recreants tribute to John McCain's pastors.
John McCain Spiritual Retreat

7 pm
Dancing Liberally - Comedy Night
Ok, the RNCC's response to the special election losses in Louisiana and Mississippi is to embrace the Bush/MCCain policy freakshow more enthusiastically thank ever. Now, that my friends is what I call high comedy. So join us at Jillan's place, the Hetstence Ranch, as we dance and and discuss politics and dip into our Strategic Comedy Reserve and dole out lindens for the funniest outfits. As always, DJ Rocky the King of Yaks spins the Bytes and Dick! Cheney cracks us up with a dissertation about his intelligence resources.
The Hetstence Ranch

7:30 pm
World Peace Now (discussion)
Crows Nest, Schism

Saturday, May 24

3:00 pm
Actual Jackson Street Books Farewell Party
Actual Jackson Street Books will be hosting it's Farewell Party in Seattle from 3pm until the Yaks come home. Please drop by Virtual Jackson Street Books to voice chat with real-time
partay-ers! We'll have the laptop open and hopefully you'll be able to hear our friend Tim Scallon and his Beneficiaries rock out the parking lot! If you are actually in Seattle, please drop by in person!
Virtual Jackson Street Books

6:00 pm
Live Music at the Yak
Act TBA
7:00 pm
"Summertime Blues" at the Yak

Thanks to the Left Coast heat wave, DJ Rocky's got the Summertime Blues and wants to share. Jane thinks it's not nearly hot enough and thinks he's being a big baby, but has turned on the a/c so he can take your requests in comfort. Dick Cheney's pouting cause he thought he was cold enough to put a freeze on any festivities, so be nice to him.
The Lonely Yak Roadhouse

Sunday, May 25


Early AM
Spiritual Peacemakers
Come feel the Peace and share your thoughts on Peace. We may try something different this time... Event usually includes a drum circle. All are welcome, All are Loved. - Sequoia Pinion - Join Spiritual Peacemakers for Meeting Notice
Spiritial Peacemakers

6am
SECRETS OF SL ACTIVISM - FREE Teach-In Course, now listed as: NCI: EVENT ORGANISING
Join us for 1 hour each week to learn new SL organizing skills to promote more SL activism
Alternate Weeks: Focus on "Basic Organizing" and "Large Event Organizing"
NCI

9am
Caffe Freud
Discussion of Modern Psychology Topics with Progressive Mental Health Professionals and other Progressive Thinkers - Great Discussion! Please Join Us!
Caffe Freud

2pm
Progressive Blend Radio
Live Progressive Discussion in SL broadcast on Internet Radio
Progressive Blend Radio


2:30pm
Dancing at Leandrah's
(Tentative)
Leandrah's Sniper's And Vicki's place.

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