A&E Calendar

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December 5, 2017

November 14

Contemporary Writers Series: Elizabeth Willis @ Mills Hall Living Room, 5:30-6:30 p.m. The poet, who taught at Mills from 1995 to 2002, will read from her Pulitzer-nominated poetry collection “Alive: New and Selected Poems.”

“Breaking Down the Prison Industrial Complex” @ Mills Student Union, 7-9 p.m. Learn about organizing for prison industrial complex abolitions. Discussion and selected clips from the national organization Critical Resistance’s new video project. FREE. www.criticalresistance.org.

November 15

Farmer’s Market @ the Tea Shop, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Fresh produce, herbs and flowers from the Mills Community Farm. Cash only. Contact farm manager and professor Alisha Strater at astrater@mills.edu.

Home Fermentation Demo @ the Tea Shop, 2:30-4 p.m. Learn simple methods to make kimchi, sauerkraut and more fermented foods with chef Karen Diggs of Kraut Source.

Film Screening: “Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock” @ the Student Union, 7-9 p.m. This documentary, narrated and told as a visual poem, is a call to action from the Native-led fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Artist Lecture Series: Rhonda Holberton @ Danforth Lecture Hall, 7 p.m. Oakland-based multimedia artist whose installations integrate digital and interactive technologies into traditional methods of art production.

November 16

Clothing Swap & Screen Printing @ Cyclone Hub. Bring your clean giveaway clothes to swap from 3-8 p.m. and the screen printing table will be set up from 6-8 p.m.

Native Herbalism and Healing @ Mills Hall Living Room, 7-9 p.m. Learn about natural herbal healing methods with Sage La Pena, a Nomtipom Wintu ethnobotanist, and certified medical herbalist.

November 16-17

Mills Dance RepCo presents “Radical Flux” @ Little Lisser/Bookstore Theater on Thursday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. FREE for students.

November 17

Creek Care Day @ Creek Restoration Site near the Oval, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn about the Mills campus ecosystem and support native plant habitat. Tools and gloves provided. Contact ngaetjens@mills.edu.

Open office hours with President Beth Hillman @ Mills Hall, Room 109, 4-5 p.m. Students, faculty and staff are invited to share concerns with the college president. Meetings limited to 15 minutes each. Contact 510-430-2094.

November 18

Mills Dance RepCo presents “Radical Flux @ Joe Goode Annex, 499 Alabama St., San Francisco, 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for students and $20 for the public at joegoode.org/boxoffice.

November 20

Trans* Day of Remembrance @ Adams Plaza, 12-1 p.m. Honor and celebrate the lives of trans folks lost to violence and their community contributions on this day of action, observed annually on Nov. 20 since 1999.

November 22

Farmer’s Market @ the Tea Shop, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Fresh produce, herbs and flowers from the Mills Community Farm. Cash only. Contact farm manager and professor Alisha Strater at astrater@mills.edu.

November 29

Artist Lecture Series: Isaac Julien. @ Lucie Stern Hall, 7 p.m. British filmmaker and installation artist. Also, Julien’s work (films about the effects of capitalism) will be part of Playtime at the Fort Mason Center for the Arts from Dec. 1-Feb. 11.


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