Tonight is a free screening of “Stand.” Tavis Smiley is joined in this film by Cornel West, Michael Eric Dyson, Bebe Winans, Dick Gregory and five others on a journey into the legacy of the civil rights movement, sharing experiences that confront the diversity and complexity of being black in America. This is at 7pm in room 200 of The Fountain building, 122 State Street. For more info, call 608-438-9536.
Tonight is a free screening of “Genetic Roulette,” the documentary that points to genetically modified foods as major contributors to rising rates of gastro-intestinal disorders, allergies, inflammatory diseases, infertility, and other health problems in humans. Hosted by Natural Step Monona, this is at 6:30pm at Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Road in Monona. For more info, call 663-2459.
Tomorrow night, the Alliance for Animals and the Environment hosts an info session on the circus that’s coming to town. This is tomorrow at 6:30pm at Hawthorne Branch Library Community Room, 2707 East Washington. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today, the Havens Center Visiting Speakers Program presents Michel Bauwens, Founder of the Peer-2-Peer Foundation, giving two lectures this week. The title of his first talk is, “Premises for a Peer-to-Peer Economy”. This is today from 4 to 6 pm in room 206 Ingraham, 1155 Observatory Drive, on the UW Campus. Tomorrow, Bauwens will speak on “Premises for a Peer-to-Peer Society”. This second talk is tomorrow from 4 to 6 pm in room 8417 Social Science, 1180 Observatory Drive, on the UW Campus. Both talks are free and open to the public. For more information, call 262-1420.