Monday, April 26, 2010

Pilsenprole guide to May Day 2010…

Pilsenprole guide to May Day 2010…

As promised on today’s episode of Labor Express Radio, I will try to provide here the most complete list of May Day related events in the Chicago area as I can…

Saturday, May 1st

May Day March for Immigrant Rights

Gather at Union Park (Ashland and Washington, Chicago) at 1:00 P.M.

March will leave the park for Daley Plaza at 3:00 P.M.

Saturday, May 1st

May Day Commemoration at Haymarket Square (Corner of DesPlaines and Randolph)

Join nearly 70 trade unionists from Zenroren in dedicating a new plaque to the Haymarket Square Monument.

Event will begin at 10:00 A.M.!/event.php?eid=109992122357582&index=1

Thursday, April 29th – Sunday, May 2nd

A Century+ of May Days: Labor and Social Struggles International Conference

Organized by the Institute of Working Class History

Hosted by International Studies Program at DePaul University

Most Sessions held at DePaul University, 2320-2322 N. Kenmore

For registration and more info…

Friday, April 30th

May Day Music Show sponsored by the Chicago IWW

Featuring Tom Morello and Bucky Halker

Bottom Lounge – 1375 W. Lake St., Chicago

Tickets available at…

Friday, April 30th

9:00 P.M.

Tatsu Aoki and his Miyumi Project, special jazz performance for a delegation of Japanese trade unionists

Velvet Lounge, 67 East Cermak Road, Chicago

$15 cover charge

Sponsored by the Illinois Labor History Society

Sunday, May 2nd

Potluck Picnic

Waldheim Cemetery – 1400 S. Des Plaines, Forest Park

12 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

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