Tonight is an NAACP Wisconsin State Conference – 2014 Candidates Forum. Invitees include candidates for all constitutional offices in Senate District 13 and Assembly Districts 27, 79 and 81. Free and open to the public, this is from 5 to 9pm at the Anderson Auditorium of Edgewood College, 1000 Edgewood College Drive. For more info, call Greg at 608-274-3997.
Tonight is “Creating Rainbow Bookstore: The Beginning.” Roger Horowitz, a founding member of Rainbow Bookstore, will discuss the history of Madison’s radical bookstores, the people and strategies that made People’s Bookstore a success, and more. This is at 5pm at Rainbow Bookstore, 426 West Gilman. For more info, call 608-257-6050.
Tonight, Saidiya Hartman from Columbia University speaks about her current project:Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments, which examines the social upheaval and radical transformation of everyday life that took place in the slums between 1890 and 1920. Free and open to the public, this is at 7:30pm at the Elvehjem Building, Room L140, 800 University Avenue. More info at humanities.wisc.edu