Friday, April 16, 2010

May Day Event @ The Black Dog Café

Workers of the World Unite —

On May Day at the Black Dog!

Join us May 1st at 6:30 p.m. at the Black Dog Café for a spirited and

informative celebration of the 120th anniversary adoption of May Day

as the official holiday of the International Labor Movement. Stories,

poems, songs, video, art work, and presentations about the ongoing

struggle for economic and social justice featuring: Spoken word by

Anya Achtenberg, Ed Bok Lee, Kyle Chase, Diane Jarvi, and

Rich Broderick. Music by The Fantastic Merlins and Diane Jarvi.

Presentations by Dr. Stephan Peter, faculty member in political sci-

ence at Anoka-Ramsey Community College and long-time May Day

participant, and Members of the Minnesota chapter of the

I.W.W. on the attempted suppression of the Wobblies in the early

20th century and the movement’s current progress. Plus continuous

video feeds of May Day celebrations in Paris, Berlin and elsewhere.

The Red & The Black, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., the Black Dog Café,

308 Prince St., (across from the St. Paul Farmer’s Market), St.

Paul. Free Admission. On-street parking available, and off-

street parking behind the café, $1 for the evening.

Call 651.228.9274 for further information.