Monthly Archives: February 2015

Weekly Schedule for 2/2 to 2/8, 2015

FREEDOM RIDERS

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Cost: FREE!

Monday 2/2: 7:00pm

Chronicles the story behind hundreds of civil rights activists called the Freedom Riders who challenged the racial segregation of the American interstate transport and by traveling together in small interracial groups and sitting where they chose on the buses and trains to demand equal access to terminal restaurants and waiting rooms, and to bring racial segregation national attention.

 

WEEKLY TED TALK – We’re all hiding something. Let’s find the courage to open up

Cost: FREE!

Wednesday 2/4: 12:00pm

In this touching talk, Ash Beckham offers a fresh approach to empathy and openness. It starts with understanding that everyone, at some point in their life, has experienced hardship. The only way out, says Beckham, is to open the door and step out of your closet.

 

TIME AS MONEY

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Cost: $8.00, or 1 Time Exchange Hour

Thursday 2/5: 7:00pm

A detailed portrait of communities using time banking to meet the needs of everyday life, this movie was made using time banking and barter rather than money.  Come see how you can do the same in your life, using our local Roanoke Valley Time Exchange at www.rvte.org!

 

AMERICAN-MADE MOVIE

Cost: $8.00

Friday 2/6: 7:00pm

This compelling new documentary explores the impact of American manufacturing on both ordinary citizens and the national economy. Through the stories of innovative entrepreneurs and businesses who are making things in the USA while successfully competing in the global economy, the film examines both the positive ripple effect that comes from domestic manufacturing jobs and the hurdles we’ll need to overcome to start bringing them back while asking business owners and consumers alike one simple question: what is your part?

 

SEEKING THE GOOD LIFE IN AMERICA

Cost: $8.00

Saturday 2/7: 7:00pm

Like many of us, Joy is not content with the high consumption modern lifestyle we live in the United States. So she journeys to three different intentional communities – places where people have chosen to share land and resources in all kinds of creative ways. The result is a fun and engaging crash course in sustainable living, thinking outside of the box, and finding positive solutions in an increasingly challenging world.

 

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