2/04/2008

Benefits and Events

MONDAY FEBRUARY 4:
UCLA LABOR CENTER CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH
An Evening with Ken Riley, the president of the International Longshoremen's Association Local 1422 in Charleston, South Carolina. Riley's struggle against a Danish shipping company's attempt to break the black union is featured in the book On the Global Waterfront: The Fight to Free the Charleston 5. UCLA Downtown Labor Center, 675 S Park View Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057, Monday, February 4, 2008, 5:00-6:30 PM. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided. Please RSVP to John Vu at 310.487.0456 or at johnvu@irle.ucla.edu

iO WEST ARMANDO NIGHT WITH KATE WALSH AND MORE: Kate Walsh (Private Practice, Gray's Anatomy) and Reno 911 creator and star Robert Ben Garant will host the 3-act, 2 ½ hour improv extravaganza. Garant (along with partner Thomas Lennon) is a top screenwriter, having written the hits The Pacifier, Herbie:Fully Loaded, Balls of Fury, Night at the Museum, and the upcoming Night at the Museum 2. The Office's Angela Kinsey, Kate Flannery, and Ed Helms as well as MADtv's Mo Collins will be joining the cast of regular "Armando" performers including Tim Meadows (Walk Hard, SNL) for this incredible night with more special celebrity performers to be announced in the upcoming days. All proceeds go to the WGA Industry Support Fund. Tickets for this special show are $25. The show starts at 9pm. iO West is located at 6366 Hollywood Blvd. For tickets call 323-962-7560. Check out the website at iowest.com.

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 6:

SCI FI CHANNEL DAY FOR FANS & WRITERS: Jaime Paglia, co-creator of "Eureka" is inviting fans to join the writers, producers and cast members from Sci Fi Channel's BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, EUREKA, FLASH GORDON, PAINKILLER JANE, and others for a rally at NBC Studios. 12 noon - 2 pm at NBC STUDIOS, 3000 W. Alameda Ave, Burbank, CA.

SPOOKY WEDNESDAY AT WARNER BROS: For the last two Thursdays writers of various genres have been invited to join us at Gate 2 at Warner Bros, making themselves available to discuss story, structure and everything in between. This week it's SPOOKY WEDNESDAY! Writers from SUPERNATURAL, MOONLIGHT, THE SARAH CONNOR CHRONICLES, plus a few surprise guests, will be there to answer all questions and more. 9 AM-12 PM, Warner Bros Gate 2. For more info email wbteachingthursdays@gmail.com

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 7:

GUILD-WIDE PICKET AT DISNEY:
Next Thursday, all pickets except NBC Burbank will converge outside Disney Studios for a major show of solidarity. 500 S. Buena Vista St, Burbank. Shifts: 8am -11am, 10am - 1 pm, 12pm - 3 pm.

TUESDAY FEBRUARY 12:

STUDENT SOLIDARITY DAY: Film school and college film program students will join us on the picket lines at Paramount and NBC Burbank from 12 noon - 3 pm.

2 comments:

debra said...

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FEBRUARY 10TH, 2008
ONE DAY ONLY!!
11AM-5PM

IMAGE WEST SALON IS HOLDING A "BELOW THE LINE SALON DAY"
THIS IS OPEN TO ALL BELOW THE LINE GUILD, IATSE UNION MEMBERS & TEAMSTERS.
FREE HAIRCUTS, FACIALS, MANICURES & MORE...
BRING YOUR SPOUSE & CHILDREN!
MUST HAVE SOME FORM OF ID TO VERIFY YOUR AN INDUSTRY WORKER.
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IMAGE WEST SALON
8263 FOOTHILL BLVD.
SUNLAND CA 91040
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debra said...

FEBRUARY 10TH, 2008
11AM-5PM

"BELOW THE LINE SALON DAY"
AT IMAGE WEST SALON AND DAY SPA
FREE HAIRCUTS, FACIALS, MANICURES & MORE, BRING YOUR SPOUSE & CHILDREN.

IMAGE WEST Salon & Day Spa
8263 FOOTHILL BLVD
SUNLAND CA 91040
818-795-9802
www.imagewestsalon.com