Posts Tagged ‘ D. C. ’

June 2020 – Poor People’s Campaign

Join us on June 20, 2020 for the Mass Poor People’s Assembly & Moral March on Washington!

Source: June 2020 – Poor People’s Campaign

Standing Rock tribe takes DAPL protest to Washington | USA News | Al Jazeera

‘No consent, no pipeline’ was the message carried by protesters [Cajsa Wikstrom/Al Jazeera]

Thousands march to White House in protest against Dakota Access pipeline, stopping at Trump hotel to erect teepee.

Source: Standing Rock tribe takes DAPL protest to Washington | USA News | Al Jazeera

Review: Paris Is Reborn in ‘Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter’s Eye’ – The New York Times

The Floor Scrapers” (1875). Credit

Musée d’Orsay

Review: Paris Is Reborn in ‘Gustave Caillebotte: The Painter’s Eye’ – The New York Times.

‘Shirin Neshat: Facing History’ at The Hirshhorn | ARTnews

Shirin Neshat, Rapture series, 1999, gelatin silver print, 42½ x 67½ inches.

LARRY BARNS/©SHIRIN NESHAT/COURTESY GLADSTONE GALLERY, NEW YORK AND BRUSSELS

‘Shirin Neshat: Facing History’ at The Hirshhorn | ARTnews.

A Civil Disobedience Action from August 20 to September 3 / Tar Sands Action

Tar Sands Action.

In the time-honored tradition of Ghandi, Henry David Thoreau and Martin Luther King, Jr people will gather in Washington, D. C. from August 20 through September 3, 2011 to peacefully put a stop to the Keystone XL pipeline to the Canadian tar sands. If you cannot be there, please join with what is hoped to be a cascading wave of sustained sit-ins across North America. ~ yours truly, df

10,000 Students Take to DC Streets, Calling for Action on Climate & BP Spill / TreeHugger

10,000 Students Take to DC Streets, Calling for Action on Climate & BP Spill : TreeHugger.

~ a grateful shout out to Wendy Babiak for sharing this

Heidi Lynn Staples with pressing on publishing’s broadside of haiku by Donna Fleischer

Heidi Lynn Staples reads Donna Fleischer’s poem in Washington, D. C., at this year’s Association for Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) conference. Photograph by Amy King.

rail cars stacked with wood
slowly pass the living
I whisper to them, kaddish

Donna Fleischer

Broadside of haiku by Donna Fleischer / pressing on publishing / word pond

 

 

 

Washington’s Transformer Gallery Vows Ongoing Protest Against Smithsonian / artdaily.org

The David Wojnarowicz video, "A Fire in My Belly," is shown in a window of the Transformer Gallery. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin.

Washington, D.C. Transformer Gallery Protest

National Portrait Gallery bows to censors, withdraws Wojnarowicz video on gay love / The Washington Post

National Portrait Gallery withdraws Wojnarowicz video on gay love