Today in 1945: President Harry Truman announces that the secret of the atomic bomb will be shared only with Great Britain and Canada.
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tonight is the 2nd Tuesday Bluegrass Jam at Indie Coffee. Sponsored by the Southeast Wisconsin Bluegrass Association, and hosted by W-O-R-T’s Chris Powers, this is open to all who want to dust off their instrument, or who just want to take in the atmosphere. This is tonight at 7pm at Indie Coffee, 1225 Regent Street. More info at 259-9621.
Tonight is “Mining, Jobs, and the Environment” – a community conversation on the fight against destructive mining at home and abroad, with speakers from Wisconsin and El Salvador. Free and open to all, this is tonight at 7pm at Union South, 1308 West Dayton. Call Marc at 608-215-3358 for more info.
Tonight is a screening of “Hijacking Catastrophe: 911, Fear and the Selling of American Empire.” This is free, sponsored by IWW Social Action and Solidarity, and tonight at 7pm at the Fountain Back Bar, 122 State Street. More info at 815-685-8567.
Tonight, Tao Sangha Madison hosts “Introduction to Buddhist Chanting” from 7 to 8:30pm. Donations are accepted. No experience necessary. This is at the Madison Tao Sangha Center, 2330 Willard Avenue. RSVP by calling 608-257-4663.
Tonight, two UW psychiatrists will address “Mental Health: Healthy Variation or Cause for Concern?” during free community talks as part of National Mental Illness Awareness Week. This is tonight from 6:30 to 8pm at theWisconsin Psychiatric Institute, 6001 Research Park Boulevard, with free parking. Speakers are Dr. David Plante, specializing in sleep disorders, and Dr. Marcia Slattery, specializing in child and adolescent psychiatry. For more info, call Vanessa at 608-263-0491.