Today in 1935: The National Labor Relations or Wagner Act, named for New York’s Senator Robert Wagner, become slaw, recognizing workers’ rights to organize and bargain collectively.
It was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
It’s This Weekend’s Action Calendar!
Tomorrow, the UW Dance Department presents a free summer concert. See ballet, African, and contemporary dance from faculty artists Li Chiao-Ping, Liz Sexe, Maya Kadakia and special guest artist Christina Briggs Winslow. This is free. There will be a post-concert reception immediately following the performance. This is Saturday at 7pm in the Margaret H’Doubler Performance Space, Lathrop Hall, 1050 University Avenue. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tomorrow is the First Madison Infoshop Summer 2013 Outdoor Film Screening, Potluck, and Open House! “If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front”will be shown tomorrow night at sundown in the parking lot of Nature’s Bakery – or inside the Infoshop if it rains – at 1019 Williamson Street. This will be preceded by potluck – grill-out with vegan and non-vegan foods, and music starting at 6pm. Bring food and non-alcoholic beverages to share. There will be tours of the Infoshop, music, zine-sharing, and button-making. This free, with donations appreciated for the Infoshop. For more info call 262-9036 or go to madisoninfoshop.org
Sunday, A Room of One’s Own welcomes popular science fiction author Alex Bledsoe for a reading and booksigning from Wisp of A Thing the highly-anticipated follow-up to The Hum and the Shiver! Bledsoe’s reading will be accompanied by live fiddle tunes from Amy McNally, playing songs that relate to the book! This is Sunday at 2pm at the bookstore, 315 West Gorham Street. Call 608-257-7888 for more info.