Today in 1970: Vietnam Veterans Against the War begins Operation RAW, or Rapid American Withdrawal.
Over the following three days more than 200 veterans, assisted by the Philadelphia Guerilla Theater, staged a march from Morristown, New Jersey, to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, reenacting the invasion of small rural hamlets along the way.
It’s Today’s Action Calendar!
Tomorrow, Robert G. O’Meally, Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University will give a lecture titled: “We Are All a Collage: Romare Bearden, Toni Morrison, Duke Ellington.” This is tomorrow at 5:30pm in Chazen Auditorium, 750 University Avenue. Free and open to the public, this is sponsored by the Chazen Museum of Art, the Department of Art History, and the Anonymous Fund. For more info, call Anne at 608-263-4421.
Tomorrow is a screening of the new documentary: “Detropia” – a cinematic tapestry of a city and its people who refuse to leave the building, even as the flames are rising. Hosted by Sustain Dane, this is tomorrow at 6:30pm at the Fitchburg Library, 5530 Lacy Road. More info at sustaindane.org.
Tomorrow, the Wisconsin Bike Federation hosts Bike Fest – Celebrate Cycling! with music from DJ Nick Nice, Family Groove Company and more. Plus – group rides and bicycle valet parking! This free event is tomorrow at 7pm at the Majestic Theater, 115 King Street. More info at wisconsinbikefed.org.