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07 Jul

Holly Near / Emma’s Revolution Concert

Emma's & Holly picFriday, August 15th, 7:30 pm

Hauck Auditorium, Memorial Union, University of Maine, Orono

Click here to purchase tickets online

Folk singer, composer, and one of the founders of the women’s music movement, Holly Near, will perform in Orono on Friday, August 15. She will be joined in a Concert for Community by special guests Pat Humphries and Sandy O of Emma’s Revolution, an award-winning song-writing duo who contribute guitar, banjo, ukelele and exquisitely complex vocal harmonies. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine.

Tickets for the concert are $20 and are for sale at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Suite 100, Bangor, and online here. The concert is sponsored by the Peace & Justice Center, the University of Maine’s Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies and the University of Maine’s student group, the Maine Peace Action Committee, which will celebrate its 40th anniversary at the concert. Some of the proceeds of the ticket sales will benefit the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine. For more information call 942-9343. Continue Reading »

07 Jul

Hiroshima Commemoration

Wednesday, August 6th 12:00

Peirce Park (next to Library)


Symbolic “die-in” and readings to represent those who died in the bombings of Hiroshima/Nagasaki, folding of Origami Cranes

 Hiroshima graphic

Followed by Walk for Peaceful Priorities

Through Downtown Bangor

For more information

Call 942-9343

17 May

June (Summer) 2014 P&J Newsletter ready for download

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June 2014 P&J Newsletter

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26 Apr

Bill McKibben’s Statement to 20th Annual HOPE Festival (2014)

14 Apr

Zumwalt Christening Protest Coverage