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Peace & Global Citizenship Fair

May 16, 2009

Noon until 8 p.m., with drumming and fire dancing at dusk

BCTC – Cooper Campus Grounds, 470 Cooper Drive, Lexington, Kentucky


Music and Poetry!

Music stage:


  • Noon: songwriting workshop with Mitch Barrett

  • 1 pm:  Anthony Redfeather

  • 2:05: The Big Maracas

  • 3:10: Classical guitarist Michael Fogler

  • 4:30: County musician Brooke Steele

  • 5: Alien Blue

  • 6: Jenrose & the Kentucky Bootleggers

  • 7: Michael Kessler

  • 7:30: The Jerrys

  • 8 pm: ending ceremony – drumming and fire dance (at dusk)


  • Poetry/Spoken Word:

  • 1:50-2:05: Venkat Sudharshan

  • 3-3:10: Chuck Clenney

  • 4-4:15 Jude McPherson

  • 4:15-4:30Eric Sutherland


Arts and Performance!


Children for Peace Art …


Play - The G. I., the Protestor, the Veteran and the Soldier (Montessori Middle School) …


Kalira Ayita of Making Waves Belly Dance Troupe …


Puppet show – Once Upon a Tribal Time


Documentaries – Fair Trade Video Project; Children’s “What is peace?” Video Project

High  Performance Homes  seminars!

Recently awarded the Silver Switch Award as the best energy education program among entries submitted from all over the country. As this award generally goes to the big players, winning this award makes Energy Pros the Slumdog Millionaire of energy education program!

  • SEMINARS in AT 110A:

  • 9:30 AM to 12 Noon – (Silver Switch Award Winning) High Performance Homes 101: Build or remodel a more comfortable, healthy and energy efficient home and save money from day one - Presented by Bob Geswein, Harrison Co (IN) REMC


  • 1:00-2:15 PM – Greenovations: Increase your current home’s comfort and health and save a bundle on your energy bills - Presented by Bob Geswein, Harrison Co (IN) REMC


  • 2:30-3:45 PM – Renewables 101: Solar & Geothermal: Using solar and geothermal energy to save energy, money and the planet

-         Bob Peck – Territory Manager– Waterfurnace International + Solar Presenter TBA


Registration Requested: Contact Ben Perry- (859) 523-4773,

  • 4-5: The History of the Future, a documentary by Michael Kessler, based on the works of Albert Einstein and Buckminster Fuller. Discussion with Michael Kessler at the conclusion of the film.

Open Ground Folk Traditions Stage!

Diversity, Ecology, and the Arts


Between parking lot & breezeway:


Bees and honey (Nancy Adams)

Clawhammer banjo (Jim Coogan)

Drawing (Sarah Pierce)

Ecological, social, and cultural activism (Jim Embry)

Fiddle (John Harrod)

Folk dance (Don Boklage)

Guitar and fiddle (Steve Shindle)

Knitting and poetry (Pam Gibbs)

Pottery, hand-building (Don Boklage)

Pottery on wheel (Marshall Thompson)

Seed saving (seeds available from Sustainable Mountain Agriculture Project)

Sign language (Nancy Coogan)

Songwriting (Mitch Barrett)



Local food provided by Terrapin Hill Farms & Slow Food Bluegrass.


Both meat and vegetarian options will be available.


Menu: local grassfed beef burgers, organic hot dogs, organic salad, and veggie burgers. Organic lemonade.


Baked good (Migrant Network Coalition)


Fair trade coffee, chocolate.

Learning and living!


Homemade dog treats (proceeds to Humane Society) …


Kumihimo braiding …. quilting and sewing … jewelry making (and sales) … survival skills … broom making … pottery making … knitting … poetry writing … drawing and painting …


Open Source Software …  useful items from used backpacks

Living  Sustainably!

Kentucky State Nature Preserves … Community Farm Alliance … E-Consulting … John Walker … Seedleaf … BCTC Peace Meal Gardens … Kentuckians for the Commonwealth … Teens in Action … Bluegrass Pride

Gardening, seed saving, seedlings to take home, vermicompost, worm bins, bees & honey, gleaning

Mountaintop removal, recycling & waste reduction, earth care, water conservation

Just plain fun!

Mandala out of bottle tops …

O Ambassadors …

Recycled Mini-Golf …

Cultural exchange and awareness …

henna, temporary tattoos, face painting … youth documentary …

peace dove …


lots of active games - the ones you loved as a kid

World Fair Trade Day & Global Awareness!


      Okela School Charities’ silent auction … One World Film Festival … Ethiopia arts … Kwazulu Natal Jewelry … Lucia’s World Friendly Boutique … Equal Exchange … CKCPJ Fair Trade Committee … BCTC International Students … World Vision … Enlace … Kentucky Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights … Lexington Sister Cities … PeaceCraft … Iraq

Social Justice & Peace!


Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice … Interfaith Paths to Peace … Lexington Fairness …

UK MLK Cultural Center … SOA Watch and Roman Catholic Women Priest … Economy of Peace … Project C.U.R.E. … Quaker Youth Fundraiser for Right Sharing for World Resources (hand-made bird feeders and kitchen garden plants & seedlings) … New Leaf (hand-made items to help provide training to teenage mothers) … Henry Clay H.S. Animal Rights Club … Rape Crisis Center

Inner Peace & Wellness!

Good Foods Market and Café … LFUCG’s Children’s health and nutrition, Health Equity Team … Woman on Earth … Aapeli Massage … Taking care of those teeth … Natural health and beauty, Natural Awakenings … Shambhala Meditation Walk … Buddhism


Restrooms on first floor of the Oswald Building and the AT Building

Water fountains near restrooms on first floor of buildings

Oswald Auditorium on 2nd level of building (room 230)

Soft drink machines on first floor of buildings, near entrances

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