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Tuesday, 30 November, 2010
10AM SLT -- Tommie Scorpio performs -- Four Bridges Main Stage
1PM SLT -- animorf Kawadias speaks on "Gender Violence It Affects Everyone, Even You. (Violence among the LGBT Comunity, Adults and Youth )."animorf Kawadias is the founder of the The SL LGBT Alliance Bridge -- Four Bridges Main Stage
Wednesday, 1 December, 2010
World AIDS Day
5PM SLT -- Ren Stonecutter -- Paper on the subject of AIDS- Four Bridges Main Stage
Thursday, 2 December, 2010
2PM SLT -- Tone Uriza performs -- Four Bridges Main Stage
3PM SLT -- Juel Resistance performs -- Four Bridges Main Stage
4PM SLT -- Andreus Gustafson performs -- Four Bridges Main Stage
Friday, 3 December, 2010
8:30AM SLT -- Any1 Gynoid, Book Launch and Interview: "Communities of SL" -- NonProfit CommonsChapter 5 covers Secrets of SL Activism - Power Organizing Skills!Chapter 6 covers Citizen Journalism Activism - Power Blogging Skills!
10AM SLT -- Winters Kanto performs -- Four Bridges Main Stage
1PM SLT -- Ellie Brewster, "Is there a connection between violence against women and environmental destruction?" -- Four Bridges Main Stage
2PM SLT -- SLLU Feminist Network Anti-Fashion Show -- SLLU Feminist Network, Flagg
5PM SLT -- Terrylynn Melody performs -- Four Bridges Main Stage
8PM SLT -- Kitty Zeddmore performs -- Four Bridges Main Stage
Saturday, 4 December, 2010
6:30AM SLT -- any1 Gynoid -- Activist Citizen Journalism - Free Class -- Any's Classroom
Learn to Report and Blog about 16 Days Campaign in SL! Spread the Word!
11AM SLT -- Opening of Artistide Despres's Art Installation, Deaths of Juarez -- Four Bridges NorthOver 420 women were raped and killed mysteriously in Ciudad Juárez, a Mexican border city of the United States. None of these crimes has yet been solved. The local government, apparently overwhelmed by the magnitude of these events, has thrown up its hands. Security measures and protection for women are conspicuous by their absence. And in response, women are mobilizing once again.
12 Noon SLT -- "Walk in Her Shoes -- Are You Man Enough?" -- March From Deaths of JuarezMen march in support of women . . . in pink high heels!!
March From: Deaths of Juarez
March To: Garden for Change
1PM SLT -- The Women Monologues, with Paulette Felissimo, Truellie Telling, TheDove Rhode, Siri Vita, Medora Chevalier, and Explorer Dastardly -- Garden for ChangeStorytelling, from a woman's perspective.
2PM SLT -- Men's Roundtable: Role of Men in the Elimination of Violence -- Garden for ChangeFeatured Panelists: Xikotenkatl Ethaniel, Ren Stonecutter, Uri Morpork, and Cotton Thorne
Sunday, 5 December, 2010
6:30AM SLT-- any1 Gynoid -- Secrets of SL Activism! Organizing for SL Activists - Free Class -- Any's Classroom
Learn Power Activist Organizing Skills for SL! Change the World!
11AM SLT -- Alexjo Magic, "The Impact of Israeli Occupation on Palestinian Women" -- Four Bridges Main Stage
12 Noon SLT -- Millay Freschi, "Women in Science and Technology, and Social Justice" -- Four Bridges Main Stage
Monday, 6 December, 2010
Vigil for the Victims of the Montreal Massacre at Deaths of Juarez
Tuesday, 7 December, 2010
11AM SLT -- SonyaJevette Charisma performs -- Four Bridges Main Stage
1PM SLT -- Brendan Shoreland Benefit Concert Against Violence Against Women -- Four Bridges Main Stage
2PM SLT -- Poets Against Women's Violence - Serene Bechir (Moderator) -- Four Bridges Drum Circle
5PM SLT -- Kitzie Lane performs -- Four Bridges Main Stage
6PM SLT -- Dann Numbers performs -- Four Bridges Main Stage
Wednesday, 8 December, 2010
2PM SLT -- Jenele Levenque presents "Violence against Transgender Communities" -- Four Bridges Drum Circle
3PM SLT -- Josina Burgess, "Liberation of the Feminine Species," an exhibit of sculpture and photography -- Four Bridges Main StageIntroduction by the artist, followed immediately by an Open discussion on the power of art with SL women artists.
Thursday, 9 December, 2010
12PM SLT -- Ayjla Onmura -- Four Bridges Main Stage
2PM SLT -- Vincent Mericks performs -- Four Bridges Main StageFriday, 10 December, 2010
International Human Rights Day
12PM SLT -- Closing Day Ceremonies with The Light Show, featuring Medora Chevalier, Junivers Stockholm, Sunshine Vayandar, Jeanette Janus, and Southern Riptide -- Garden for Change
1PM SLT -- Arimo Teixera performs -- Four Bridges Sky Beach
3PM - 5PM SLT -- U2inSL TRIBUTE CONCERT! -- Four Bridges Main StageAmnesty International-E and the organizers of the 16 Days event are proud to present U2inSL on International Human Rights Day at the Four Bridges Main Stage. U2inSL is a roleplay group existing in support of the War Child, One Campaign, Make Poverty History, African Well Fund, Music Rising & others. No money is made by the band.The group is not affiliated with the real U2. U2 is a registered trademark owned by U2. Bono is a registered trademark owned by Bono/Paul Hewson.All rights reserved. No infringement intended." They will begin their stream of awareness at 3pm and the concert will begin at 4pm.5PM SLT -- 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence Closing Keynote by Millay Freschi, Director of Amnesty International-E -- Four Bridges Main Stage
Four Bridges Main Stage
Afghan Womens Museum
Free Activism Classes @ NCI
Four Bridges Sky Beach
Garden for Change
Dead of Juarez (Les Mortes de Juarez)
(article originally on CNN)