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May 2016

See/Hear/Meet Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! in Houston

May 1, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Carl Walker Jr. Multi-Purpose Center, 4300 Noble St at Waco
Houston, 77020
$10
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KPFT will be hosting Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan, authors of a new book, “Democracy Now!: 20 years of Covering the Movements Changing America”, in a book signing event, at 1 pm on May 1.

There will also be a meet & greet before the main event, lasting from 12 noon to 12:50 pm. An additional donation is requested, and spaces are very limited, so if you’re interested please get your tickets now.

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Connect with Your Inner Self at the Rothko Chapel “Twelve Moments” Spiritual Series Continues with Jerry M. Ruhl

May 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rothko Chapel, 3900 Yupon St.
Houston, TX 77006 United States
$10
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Feeling directionless, disconnected and adrift is an experience all too common for many in today’s fast-paced world.
The Rothko Chapel is working to change that – offering its Modern Meditation series as an antidote.

“Twelve Moments: Experiencing Spiritual and Faith Traditions” is designed to help people learn spiritual practices to quiet, center, expand and renew their minds.

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Taizé Service, theme “Honoring Our Heroes”

May 29, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Emerson UU Church, 1900 Bering Drive
Houston, 77057
Free

What is Taizé anyway? Taizé is a village in France where a unique ecumenical form of contemplative worship was created by a monastic community for people worldwide. It originated following WWII under the leadership of Brother Roger and today has become a very significant site of religious pilgrimage. The pilgrims return home encouraged to live in the spirit of kindness, simplicity and reconciliation. Come as you are to this free service

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June 2016

Kombucha and Fermented Drinks

June 18, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Finca Tres Robles, 257 N. Greenwood
Houston, TX 77011
$40

Want to learn to make homemade Kombucha and Wild Fermented root drinks like Ginger Beer, Turmeric Beer, and Sunchoke Beer? They are all fermented to be full of probiotics (healthy gut!), non-alcoholic (less than .5 percent), and simple to make.

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July 2016

RFK: A Portrait of Robert F. Kennedy

July 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - August 16, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
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Main Street Theater, 2540 Times Blvd.
Houston, 77005
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36$ - 39$

At Main Street Theater we are currently running 2 plays that have, sadly, turned out to be incredibly timely with all that seems to be falling apart in our world:

RFK: A Portrait of Robert Kennedy and Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-A** Wit of Molly Ivins. (The shows run in repertory, alternating days) through August 14.

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October 2016

Robert Jensen’s “Plain Radical” Book Salon

October 15, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
2017 W. Main Street
Houston,

University of Texas professor Robert Jensen will discuss his book Plain Radical: Living, Loving, and Learning to Leave the Planet Gracefully at the home of Houston house concert promoter Jeff Abrams.

Jensen’s book chronicles his personal, political, and intellectual life with friend and mentor Jim Koplin, who blended the best of rural traditions with a relentless radical critique of concentrated power and illegitimate authority.

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