EDIT: The talk has been moved to Friday due to a snowstorm that never happened! See updated info below:
If you're in Providence, Rhode Island this week, come by AS220 on Wednesday the 10th and participate in the discussion and slideshow I'm putting on! It's free to the public and starts at 6pm at the AS220 performance space on Empire Street:
"I Brake For Historical Markers"
5-6:30pm, riday, February 12
Pittsburgh-based artist Shaun Slifer will present a slideshow and discussion of problematic and progressive historical monuments and plaques with an eye towards remembering the often-buried stories of struggles for social justice. Slifer will discuss the Howling Mob Society's 2007 guerilla historical marker series commemorating the Great Railroad Strike of 1877.
[that photo credit goes to Jenny Baggs of Nashville]