Today in 1924: Mohandas Gandhi begins a purifying 21-day fast for Hindu-Muslim tolerance and unity following communal riots in Kohat on India’s northwest border in what is now Pakistan.
A Hindu, Ghandi spent his fast at the home of Mahomed Ali.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
The Radicals and Progressives “Meet and Eat” is tonight at 5pm at the Orient House Restaurant, 626 South Park Street. More info at 249-0879.
Tonight is a free screening of “The Wobblies” at 7pm at the Fountain Back Bar, 122 State Street. Sponsored by IWW Social Action and Solidarity. More info at 815-685-8567.
Tonight is Sustainable Atwood’s monthly Green Tuesday movie night. The documentary “Detropia” will be shown, with guest speaker Stephanie Rearick from the Dane County Timebank. This free event is tonight at 6pm at Hawthorne Library, 2707 East Washington Ave. More info at sustainableatwood.org.
Tonight is a Madison Infoshop Collective Meeting. New volunteers welcome. Help keep your radical activist community resource clearing house alive and kicking! This is tonight at 6:30pm at the Madison Infoshop, 1019 Williamson Street. More info at madisoninfoshop.org or call 262-9036.
Tomorrow, UW-Whitewater’s Young Auditorium presents a free World Music Festival, featuring WeBanjo3 +1 from Galway, Ireland and Noura Mint Seymali from Mauritania, Africa. This is tomorrow at 7:30pm in Young Auditorium, 930 West Main Street, Whitewater. The event is free but tickets are required. Call 262-472-2222 for tickets or online at uww.edu/youngauditorium.