The UnConvention http://theunconvention.com unscripting the political process. Fri, 21 Nov 2008 16:43:43 +0000 http://backend.userland.com/rss092 en STATEMENT: 2008 Republican National Convention Round-Up from I-Witness Video Violence and cruel treatment directed at protesters by police; Journalists targeted for arrest, harassment, intimidation and surveillance Police Violence in the Streets The members of I-Witness Video have been appalled to see a high level of violence directed against peaceful demonstrators, medics, legal observers and journalists at the Republican National Convention in ... http://theunconvention.com/2008/09/17/statement-2008-republican-national-convention-round-up-from-i-witness-video/ UnConvention TV - episode 4 The fourth and final of the Unconvention.tv episodes, this one really is a documentry of the events at the RNC. Inside and out It's an open source doc using footage from a bunch of differnt and divergent resources. Produced by Chris Strouth for UnConvention TV. http://theunconvention.com/2008/09/07/unconvention-tv-episode-4/ Opening: Party Party in a Tweety Land b/w This Republic of Suffering Opening Reception Group exhibition at Form + Content Gallery in Minneapolis. Saturday, September 6th, 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Where Form + Content Gallery Whitney Square Building 210 North 2nd Street, Suite 104 Minneapolis, MN 55401 612/436-1151 http://theunconvention.com/2008/09/06/opening-party-party-in-a-tweety-land-bw-this-republic-of-suffering/ Revisit a clip from the National Lawyers Guild–apropos this week’s arrests Live From Mainstreet http://theunconvention.com/2008/09/04/revisit-a-clip-from-the-national-lawyers-guild-apropos-this-weeks-arrests/ New Shows on MTN Peavey Plaza The Liberty Parade http://theunconvention.com/2008/09/04/new-shows-on-mtn/ UnConvention TV UnConvention TV Episodes 1-3 are ready for viewing. http://theunconvention.com/2008/09/04/episode-2-of-unconvention-tv/ Sometimes it’s not the squeaky wheel that gets the oil. Revolutionary Table at the UnConvention "MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- They weren't carrying signs. They didn't have loud speakers. They didn't even need a group of guards in riot gear to make sure they didn't get out of hand. Call them the non-protesting protesters. About 14 or so of them gathered -- many coming ... http://theunconvention.com/2008/09/04/sometimes-its-not-the-squeaky-wheel-that-gets-the-oil/ American Politics Sideshow No, not the RNC. On the way to Peace Island Picnic, stop at the Weisman Art Museum for a day of the American Politics Sideshow. Mingle with giants, hoola hoopers, and musicians. Expound on any subject on THE AMERICAN SOAPBOX. Take a citizenship challenge and win fabulous prizes. Hear discussions ... http://theunconvention.com/2008/09/04/american-politics-sideshow/ Peace Island Picnic On the last day of the UnConvention (some programs at Intermedia and elsewhere will continue through the election), join the Peace Island Picnic, a non-partisan family-oriented event. Following four days of marches, art and dramatic presentations and other “UnConventional” expressions throughout the Twin Cities when national attention is on the ... http://theunconvention.com/2008/09/04/peace-island-picnic/ UnConvention at High Noon "High-noon on the mean streets of Minneapolis..." via Bob Collins News Cut, Denver 2 Minneapolis 1: Where's the 'there' here? http://theunconvention.com/2008/09/03/unconvention-high-noon/