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Holly Near/Emma's Revoluiton Concert for Community in Orono August  15th -- Tickets on sale now!

Holly Near Tickets on Sale Now for August 15th Concert

By Ilze Petersons on May 19, 2014, at 10:01 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Hauck Auditorium, Memorial Union, University of Maine, Orono , Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; http//:www.peacectr.org Folk singer, composer,and one of the founders of the Women’s Music Movement, Holly Near, will perform in Orono on Firday, August 15th at 7:30 p.m. …
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Reception for Plein Air Painting May l6th in Bangor

Opening reception for Plein Air Art Work

By Ilze Petersons on May 06, 2014, at 11:03 a.m.
Friday, May 16, 2014 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Suite 100, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org The public is invited to an exhibit of the Plein Air works by four artists who have painted together throughout the …
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Potluck and Sacred Run Film Showing

By Ilze Petersons on May 06, 2014, at 10:46 a.m.
Sunday, May 18, 2014 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Suite 100, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org You are invited P&J Potluck / film: Sacred Run Sunday, May 18th 5 pm Vegetarian Potluck Supper 5:45 pm General Assembly …
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Children model the hats they created from recycled materials at the HOPE FestivaL IN 2013.

Children’s Activities Planned for HOPE Festival this weekend

By Ilze Petersons on April 23, 2014, at 2:44 p.m.
HOPE Festival volunteers distributed 8000 HOPE Festival Children’s Program flyers to schools in the Bangor area last week . The flyers invite participation in the free 20th annual HOPE (Help Organize Peace Earthwide) Festival on Saturday, April 26th from 11-4 at the University of Maine’s Student Recreation and Fitness Center. …
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Poster Exhibit of 20 Years of HOPE Festivals Unveiled

By Ilze Petersons on April 22, 2014, at 1 p.m.
The theme of this year’s HOPE (Help Organize Peace Earthwide) Festival to be held on Saturday, April 26th from 11- 4 at the University of Maine’s New Balance Student Recreation and Fitness Center is looking back at twenty years of HOPE Festivals and looking forward twenty years by sharing hopes …
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This HOPE logo was drawn by artist, Scott Small for the first HOPE Festival  in 1995and then painted by participants throughou the day.

HOPE Festival April 26th Schedule of Events Announced

By Ilze Petersons on April 18, 2014, at 11:48 a.m.
HOPE Festival April 26th 11:00 – 4:00 University of Maine Student Recreation and Fitness Center Schedule of Events Admission Free! 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Organizational Fair 60 organizations working to take care of the earth and each other share information Stage – Main Area 11 a.m. Opening Ceremony • …
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Inanna Sisters in Rhythm to perform at HOPE Festival on April 26th

Inanna to perform at HOPE Festival 2014

By Ilze Petersons on April 14, 2014, at 1:54 p.m.
ORONO, Maine — Inanna, Sisters in Rhythm will perform at the free 20th annual HOPE Festival on Saturday, April 26th from 11:00 – 4:00 at the University of Maine Student Recreation and Fitness Center in Orono. Their 3:00 p.m. performance will be the exciting finale for a day of celebrating …
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Sherri Mitchell to Keynote HOPE Festival

Sherri Mitchell to Keynote 20th annual HOPE Festival

By Ilze Petersons on April 08, 2014, at 4:42 p.m.
20th Annual HOPE Festival keynote Sherri Mitchell The 20th annual free HOPE (Help Organize Peace Earthwide) Festival will be held on Saturday, April 26th from 11 – 4 at the University of Maine’s Student Recreation and Fitness Center in Orono. The festival is held each year to celebrate Earth Day …
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HOPE Logo drawn by artist Scott Small and painted at the first HOPE Festival in l995 by festival participants.

HOPE Festival Seeks Volunteers

By Ilze Petersons on April 04, 2014, at 12:03 p.m.
Volunteers Needed for HOPE Festival The free 20th annual HOPE (Help Organize Peace Earthwide) Festival will be held on Saturday, April 26th from 11-4 at the University of Maine Student Recreation and Fitness Center. The festival celebrates the earth and our connections to each other. The festival features an organizational …
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“Bidder 70″ Environmental Activist film

By Ilze Petersons on March 31, 2014, at 2:17 p.m.
Sunday, April 13, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; htttp://www.peacectr.org “Bidder 70″ will be shown at 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 13, at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine. The showing …
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Panel on Asia Pivot with International Experts

By Ilze Petersons on March 27, 2014, at 8:43 p.m.
Friday, April 11, 2014 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Bangor Lounge, Memorial Union, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Internat’l Panel on U.S. “Pivot” to Asia-Pacific Friday, April 11th at 2:30 pm Bangor Room of Memorial Union, University of Maine, Orono The Pentagon has announced …
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20th Annual HOPE Festival Organizational Application Deadline 3/31/14

By Ilze Petersons on March 25, 2014, at 3:50 p.m.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: New Balance Recreation and Fitness Center , University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; http//www.peacectr.org Join us to celebrate our connections to the earth and to each other and to affirm the power of our united efforts at …
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Pivot to Asia Panel at UM

By Ilze Petersons on March 23, 2014, at 7:44 a.m.
Friday, April 11, 2014 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Bangor Lounge, University of Maine, Memorial Union, University of Maine, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Internat’l Panel on U.S. “Pivot” to Asia-Pacific Friday, April 11th at 2:30 pm Bangor Room of Memorial Union University of Maine, Orono The …
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Poetry Reading to Mark 11th Iraq War Anniversary

By Ilze Petersons on March 02, 2014, at 8:45 a.m.
Poetry Reading to Mark 11th Iraq War Anniversary “The Healing Power of War Poetry” Bangor— A poetry reading will be held to mark the 11th Anniversary of the Iraq War on Wednesday, March l9th at 12:00 noon at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor. …
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The Next American Revolution to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on March 02, 2014, at 8:33 a.m.
The Next American Revolution: Beyond Capitalism and State Socialism Sunday, March 23rd, 6:00 p.m. Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street, Bangor Free and Open to the Public — Followed by discussion. For more information call 942-9343. In this documentary, distinguished historian and political economist Gar Alperovitz …
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Inequality for All to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Feb. 21, 2014, at 9:29 a.m.
The Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine will host a showing of the film Inequality for All: A Passionate Argument On Behalf of the Middle Class on Monday, March 3rd at 6 pm at the Center, 96 Harlow Street, Suite 100, Bangor This film by Jacob Kornbluth, and featuring …
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Traveling the World for National Geographic Photos and Stores with Mari Abercrombie

By Ilze Petersons on Feb. 19, 2014, at 3:07 p.m.
Traveling the World for National Geographic Photos and Stories with Mari Abercrombie Mari Abercrombie, director of the Windover Art Center in South Newburgh, and her son, Isaac Fer, created a book of photographs taken by her father, Tom Abercrombie, as a photographer for the National Geographic Society. Mari will speak …
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“Dirty Wars” to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Feb. 04, 2014, at 1:09 p.m.
Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine Spring Film Series “Dirty Wars” February l6th at 6:00 p.m (note new time) Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine 96 Harlow Street Bangor, ME Dirty Wars is a documentary that follows investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill into the heart of America’s covert wars, …
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Keystone Pipeline Protest Vigils in Maine part of National Protest

By Ilze Petersons on Feb. 02, 2014, at 10:53 p.m.
From Robert Shaw of 350maine.org Vigils around Maine to Protest XL Keystone Pipeline Keystone XL State Environmental Impact Statement Is Out The State Department released its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on Keystone XL, starting the official countdown to a final decision by President Obama on the pipeline. Big Oil …
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Children’s Program Added to Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Commemoration 1/19 in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Jan. 10, 2014, at 9:36 a.m.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Commemoration in Bangor Sunday, January 19th A children’s program, potluck, and discussion will be held to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday on Sunday, January 19th at the Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor. A Children’s program, potluck and discussion …
 
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