A Blog about the art and writing scene in Lawrence, Kansas.
Saturday, April 21, 2012
The Story of Chickens Closing Reception Tonight and Line Drawings of Famous Subways
We have seen an empty chicken coop in various places downtown, but the travels of the chicken coop will end tonight at a reception at the Percolator. The project, funded by a Rocket Grant Proposal, gained national attention and much controversy.
A pic of the traveling chicken coop
Here are the events planned: Guest speakers will begin talking at 5pm Potluck begins at 6:30pm Guest speakers will share stories about their experiences with chickens. The stories range in topics from raising chickens for personal consumption, to researching the effects of factory farms, to advocating for animal abolition and vegan lifestyles.
Guest Speakers: Parendie Birdie & Cassandra Smyers: Members of Compassion for All Animals Hank will: Editor of GRIT Magazine and local farmer Elizabeth Schultz: animal activist and Professor Emerita of English Dr. Donald Stull: Ph.D., M.P.H., professor of anthropology and co-author of Slaughterhouse Blues Judy Carman: animal activist and co-founder of Animal Outreach of Kansas
The best home brewed beer in town will be served donated by Interstellar Galactic.
The Percolator is located in the alley behind the Arts Center.