Sunday, September 7, 2008

Thinking Liberally w/o Sept. 8

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Monday, Sept. 8

6:00 pm
Open Mike at the Yak
The best live acts in SL each get 20 minutes on the microphone at the Yak.
The Lonely Yak Roadhouse

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

Tuesday, Sept. 9

Beginning next week. Best Political Youtubes of the week.

Wednesday, Sept. 10

Thursday, Sept. 11

5;46 AM
WTC Memorial 
Join us in NYC near the WTC Memorial for a remembrance honoring those lost in the 9/11 attacks. We'll gather beginning at 5am SLT (8am Eastern) and will begin a reading of all 2974 names at 5:46am SLT (8:46am Eastern), the time the first plane struck the World Trade Center. It will be played over the music channel and will take about 3 1/2 hours to complete. We also will be dedicating a new FDNY Memorial.  Later, at 3pm SLT, we will hold a somber, Formal dance. Please join us, and Never Forget.

All Day
911 Memorial at Wellstone's Donkey
I'll be airing both audio and a number of video versions Ani Difranco's "Self Evident" and readings of the Constitution in a loop. This is not a celebration, it is a wake, a time to remember all those who were murdered and to mourn the death of our most basic values, things like privacy, habeas corpus, and an abhorrence of torture. Many people call 911 a defining moment in American history. They pound their chest, shouting about how it was the day when we finally confronted the evil of "Islamofascism." While they are certainly right about it being a defining moment, they fail to see that it is defined by our own evil, our willingness to shred our constitution and accept, no demand, the theft of our republic by authoritarian plutocrats.
It's not a day for the ignorant patriotism of the flag. It's a day of mourning where the red, white, and blue should be set aside for grief-stricken black. it's a day when the Constitution should be remembered for what it was, and what it hopefully can be, again. Most of all, it is a day when we should all pledge our lives to righting the great injustice that has been done to our country and begin doing all we can to make it something for which we can take pride, once again.
Wellstone's Donkey Democratic Club

Remembering 911 at the Mad Hatter
Patriotism at it's SL finest...
This time, for this event, all that matters is that we remember.
Come join us at the Mad Hatter Dance Club
We'll move outside by the fishing hole for fireworks at 9 and you can fish to win L's
Trust me OURS is much better than 7Seas
DJ Zathras will do us the honor of playing our requests as well as a great set
of reminders for what our country lost that day.
9/11/2008 7 until 9 or 10 or or or til we need to move on to somewhere else
Mad Hatter Dance Club

11 pm
Album Cafe - Double Header - "Velvet Underground & Nico" and Reed and Cale's "Songs for Drella."
PhotobucketEvery Thursday a Wellstoner shares one of her or his favorite albums. This week, Serenity will be hosting the Velvet Underground's debut album, "Velvet Underground & Nico" followed by Lou Reed and John Cale's "Songs for Drella."

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

Friday, Sept. 12

7 pm
Dancing Liberally - Woodstock Nation
OK, errant Pirate Days and Witchy's, and Rocky's birthdays threw us off schedule. I promised you hippies and by God you're going to het hippies--dirty, fucking or otherwise--30 or so years and about a month after the original Woodstock. So break out the tie dye and paisley and lets kick up our Birkenstocks for a night of peace, love, and understanding. There's nothing wrong with that, dammit. DJ Rocky the Yakdyer will be spinning the bytes and we'll be giving lindens out to those who best personify the hippy ethos. But please, please don't buy any brown acid from Dick! Cheney. It will turn you into a bitter, hate-fueled old man or Joe Lieberman, which, come to think of it, is the same thing but with an extra dash of impotence.
Cafe Wellstone

Saturday, Sept. 13

7:00 pm
Not another birthday party for Rocky at the Yak
It's an all contest, all-request evening. no zombies. Jane's contest rules, Rocky's request rules. Dick Cheney sits in the corner and dreams about hunting with Sarah.
The Lonely Yak Roadhouse

Sunday, Sept. 14

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"

2:30pm until late
Dancing at Leandrah's
Come support Leandrah and her DJ, PB.

The Blue-Footed Booby Bar.

Movies at the Red Zeppelin
The Rev is back.
Sept. 15 The Marx Brothers Night at the Opera
Sept. 22 the Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy
Sept. 29 Loudon Wainwright III "One Man Guy"
Come and join the rest of the cool comrades and cadres at the newest, most exclusive afterhours club in Second Life. Red Zeppelin -- the official Marxist - Lennonist (Groucho and John factions united) Party Headquarter, Free movies, music, drinks, food, backgammon and cards and who knows what else with your host, the RevPaperboy Boozehound.
Red Zeppelin

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