Calendar 2010


WOMEN AND WATER RIGHTS: RIVERS OF REGENERATION MAIN EVENTS

Exhibition Dates: Feb 23- March 25, 2010

All events in Nash Gallery, Regis Center for Art, 405 21st Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55455 unless stated

Feb. 26 Friday 6pm -8:30 pm RECEPTION

7 pm Native American Water Ritual performed by Keepers of the Waters

“Stirring the Waters” WILPF and Women’s Drum Center intergenerational percussion band

WATER RIGHTS AND ART CELEBRATION SATURDAYS 1-4 pm

Feb. 27 , March 6, March 13, March 20,

International Women’s Day, March 6.

Environmental speakers, water activists, artists talks

Creative activities, postcard art

Chat Room Story telling, Guided tours of art exhibition

WATER DANCE: A youth celebration of water through poetry, visual art, music, & dance

March 3 Wed.

9:30-11:00 am Middle school students visit Nash Gallery, Regis Center for Art

Poetry slam, In-flux, Regis Center

12:00 – 1:15 pm Water Dance performance, Ted Mann Concert Hall

1:30-3:00 pm Reception for performers, Quarter Gallery, Regis Center

WOMEN AND WATER RIGHTS: Global Policy – Local Action: a two-day symposium

March 4 Thursday & March 5 Friday , 1-5 pm, In Flux , Regis Center for Art

Moderator: DEBORAH SWACKHAMER, Co- Director, Water Resources Center, UMN Twin Cities

Follow this link to Symposium Speakers and more details.

March 4 Thursday 6:00 – 7:30 pm

LUCY LIPPARD, writer, activist, art critic and curator, Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey Center. Her presentation is titled “Ripple Effects”.

March 10, Wed. 5:30-8:00 pm Water Lights Poetry readings(more details here)

Readings by CAROL CONNOLLY, Saint Paul Poet Laureate & MN Women Poets

March 12 Friday 6 pm- 7:30pm PERFORMANCE: LAURA CAVIANI, Jazz Pianist & PERPICH DANCE ENSEMBLE


March 23 – March 25 INSPIRING WOMEN CONNECTING FOR ACTION

March 23, Tuesday 7 -8 pm SANDY SPIELER, Artistic Director, Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre,

In Flux, Regis Center for Art

March 24, Wed. 7 – 8pm GEMMA BULOS, Founder, A Single Drop, worldwide water organization, In Flux, Regis Center for Art

March 25, Thursday Last day of exhibition 11-5 pm

7-8:30 pm VANDANA SHIVA, author, environmentalist, water and food activist, Cowles Auditorium, Hubert H. Humphrey Center