Monday, September 18, 2006

Butterfly and Diamonds

One Makes the Difference
with Julia Butterfly Hill (author of The Legacy of Luna)
Wednesday, September 20, 2006
7:00pm, Lexington Public Library, 140 East Main Street
Free and Open to the Public

This special evening explores our Power to Change the World and spotlights local efforts to protect our environment and better our community.Tree-sitter Julia Butterfly Hill is the author of “The Legacy of Luna: The Story of a Tree, a Woman, and the Struggle to Save the Redwoods,” and “One Makes the Difference: Inspiring Actions That Change Our World”. Julia achieved world wide recognition for her two-year long tree-sit protecting the California redwoods. She returned to the international spotlight last June when she joined fellow activists Joan Baez and Daryl Hannah in tree-sitting to protect a group of South Central Los Angeles farmers from eviction.
For more information or 502-897-2721

Film Screening: Black Diamonds
Sponsored by: UK Appalachian Studies Program
9/27/2006, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Taylor Education Building
Ticket Info: Free
Appalachian Studies presents, Black Diamonds: Mountaintop Removal and the Fight for Coalfield Justice.

The film explores West Virginia surface mining and mountaintop removal practices and how they affect the land and the people. Following the screening, Catherine Pancake will discuss her film with the audience.
Contact: Kate Black (859)-257-4207

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