Today in 1958: The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, or CND, is founded in London by philosopher Sir Bertrand Russell, then 86 years old, and the Reverend Canon John Collins of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
The peace symbol was originally developed for CND.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is “Hummus and a Movie,” with a screening of “Five Broken Cameras.” An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism, Five Broken Cameras follows one family’s evolution over five years of village turmoil. Palestinian refreshments will be served, and fair-trade Palestinian gifts will be for sale. This is at 6:30 pm at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 550 Lincoln Drive in Sun Prairie. More infoat 444-2745.
Tomorrow night, Absolutely Art and Café Zoma will hold a reception for Phoebe Saunders and Jennie Nuese in a show entitled Thread & Ink, with catering by Bunky’s Cafe and live music by Andrew Petto. The show runs through March. The reception is tonight from 5 to 9pm at 2322 Atwood Avenue. More info at 249-9100.
Tomorrow, there will be a screening of the We Are Wisconsin documentary about the historic Wisconsin Uprising of two years ago, with an introduction by the film’s producer and remarks from Representative Sondy Pope Roberts. A portion of the sale of movie DVDs will be donated to our local food pantries. This is Friday at 7pm at Mt Horeb High School, 305 South 8th Street in Mt. Horeb. More info at wearewisconsinthefilm.com.