Today in 1990: Sixteen disability-rights activists from ADAPT, or the American Disabled for Accessible Public Transit, are arrested at the U.S. Capitol demanding passage of what would become the Americans With Disabilities Act.
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Today is the last day to RSVP for the 2013 Rachel Corrie Benefit Dinner, to be held on Sunday evening, March 17 at The Nile Restaurant, 6119 Odana Road. This program and vegetarian dinner is a fundraiser for clean water for Rafah children. Doors open 5:30 pm. There is a charge for this event. To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 235-7870. For more info including price and complete menu, see madisonrafah.org.
Tonight is “I Can’t Recall: A Year in Wisconsin Politics.” Mike Duffy presents his humor and art-laden critique of Wisconsin’s 2011 Uprising. This is tonight at 6pm at Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative, 426 West Gilman Street. For more info, call 257-6050.
In Foodopoly, Food and Water Watch executive director Wenonah Hauter takes aim at the real culprit of America’s food crisis and the public health debacle: the control of food production by a handful of large corporations. The Center for Media and Democracy’s Food Rights Network presents a book reading and signing with Hauter on Monday, March 18th at 7pm in Evjue Room D of the Goodman Community Center, 149 Waubesa Street. Call 260-9713 for more info.
Saturday, there will be a “Power of Ki Workshop:Good Fortune from the Buddha.” This free workshop is Saturday from 10:30am to 4:30pm at the Tao Sangha Center, 2330 Willard Avenue. For more info or to RSVP, call 257-4663 or email email@example.com.