May 3, Sat., café 7 p.m., cabaret 8 p.m.
The Bolshevik Café: Music, stand-up comedy & spoken word plus display: 50 years of political posters, t-shirts & other left memorabilia. Put the social in socialism, the comic in communism & pizza in the proletariat! Sliding scale admission $5 – $15, food sold separately. At Finn Hall, 1819 10th St. Sponsored by Billie Holiday Collective. Info: (415) 863-6637 or

May 4, Sun., 1 p.m.
Yes we can! Si se puede! May Day & Cinco de Mayo Celebration. For a People’s Landslide Victory in November! At Unity Center, 3339 S. Halsted . Special performance by the Son Jarocho band: Fandanguero. Greetings: Larry Spivak, Pres, Ill Labor History Society & Regional Dir AFSCME Council 31, Teresa Albano, Editor, PWW; Katie Jordan, Chicago CLUW; performances by Ecos de Nuestra Cultura & Drew Chebuhar. $15 donation includes dinner. Hosts: PWW/NM & Dynamic Magazine. Info: 773-446-9932.

Free asthma screenings
May 4, Sun., 10a.m. – 3p.m., Century Shopping Center, 2828 N. Clark Street.

Nationwide screenings sponsored by The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. For more locations and dates:

May 3, Sat., 1 – 4 p.m.
Annual May Day picnic. Food, fun & activities. At 19178 Collinson, Eastpointe (north of Vernier, east of Kelly Rd). Donation: $8. Sponsored by Michigan Friends of the PWW. Info: (313) 262-7294.

May 3, Sat., 9:30 a.m.
MO/KS Friends of People’s Weekly World host 16th Annual Hershel Walker Peace & Justice Awards Breakfast. At the Postal Workers Union Hall, 1717 S. Broadway. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at door. Tables $100. Information, tickets, program booklet ad-rates: call Tony Pecinovsky at (314) 776-7732 or e-mail

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