Articles by Ilze Petersons

 
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Rick McDowell views photos of Iraqis during sanctions

Understanding the Iraq Crisis with Rick McDowell

By Ilze Petersons on Oct. 29, 2014, at 8:24 a.m.
Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Understanding the Iraq Crisis with Rick McDowellStory continues below advertisement. Sunday, November 9th at 4:00 p.m. Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine …
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“How to Start a Revolution” to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Oct. 08, 2014, at 10:39 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 26, 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; peacectr.org How to Start a Revolution to be shown in Bangor Story continues below advertisement. Sunday, October 26th at 6:00 p.m. Peace & Justice …
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Peggy Smith, certified trainer by the Center for Nonviolent Communication will offer an Introduction to the Basics of Nonviolent Communication October l8 - l9th in Bangor

Nonviolent Communication Workshop in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Oct. 01, 2014, at 12:12 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Nonviolent Communication Workshop in Bangor October 18 – l9Story continues below advertisement. Would you like …
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Inequality for All to be shown in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on Sept. 19, 2014, at 12:38 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Peace & Justice Center of Eastern Maine, 96 Harlow Street, Bangor , Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Robert Reich’s film, Inequality for AllStory continues below advertisement. Robert Reich’s film, “Inequality for All” will be shown on Sunday, September 28th …
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Peter Millard will be honored on October 5th at the 25th annual Peace & Justice Center Harvest Supper.

Peter Millard to be Honored at Harvest Supper

By Ilze Petersons on Sept. 02, 2014, at 2:21 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org BANGOR, Maine — The Peace & Justice Center’s 25th annual Harvest Supper will be held on Sunday, October 5th, 6:00 p.m., at the Unitarian Universalist …
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Singing for Our Lives in Orono with Holly Near and Emma’s Revolution

By Ilze Petersons on Aug. 05, 2014, at 11:07 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: Hauck Auditorium, University of Maine, Memorial Union, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Singing for Our Lives in Orono with Holly Near and Emma’s RevolutionStory continues below advertisement. Pete Seeger, Peter Paul and Mary inspired generations, lifted our spirits …
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Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration in Bangor

By Ilze Petersons on July 02, 2014, at 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Peirce Park, Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org BANGOR, Maine — A commemoration of the 68th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be held at noon Wednesday, Aug. 6, at Peirce Park, …
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Emma's Revolution will join Holly Near in Concert August 15th

Emma’s Revolution in Concert with Holly Near

By Ilze Petersons on June 25, 2014, at 2:04 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Location: University of Maine Hauck Auditorium, Memorial Union, Orono, Maine For more information: 207-942-9343; peacectr.org Emma’s Revolution to perform with Holly NearStory continues below advertisement. Emma’s Revolution, the duo of award-winning activist folk musicians Pat Humphries and Sandy O, will join …
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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 invitedStory continues below advertisement. P&J Potluck / film: Sacred Run Sunday, May 18th 5 pm Vegetarian Potluck Supper 5:45 …
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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!Story continues below advertisement. 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. …
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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-PacificStory continues below advertisement. Friday, April 11th at 2:30 pm Bangor Room of Memorial Union, University of Maine, Orono The …
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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 …