2015 Events Marking Hiroshima & Nagasaki 70th Anniversary

COLUMBIA, SC:

Hiroshima Vigil

featuring Morihiko Nakahara of the SC Philharmonic

THURSDAY August 6th 7PM

Columbia Museum of Art, Auditorium

1515 Main St. Columbia, SC

An hour-long reflective vigil marking the 70th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and calling for nuclear disarmament.  Featuring a string quartet directed by Morihiko Nakahara of the SC Philharmonic.

Free and open to the public.

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Origami crane making, posters from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, light refreshments and peace organization tabling inside the Columbia Museum of Art before and after the vigil during First Thursday.

SPONSORED By

Carolina Peace Resource Center and  Columbia Friends Meeting -Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

More Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemorations in North Charleston, Greer, and Rock Hill, SC.  Details here…

 

COLUMBIA, SC:

Hiroshima Vigils 2015

featuring Morihiko Nakahara of the SC Philharmonic

THURSDAY August 6th 7PM Continue reading “2015 Events Marking Hiroshima & Nagasaki 70th Anniversary”

Hiroshima Day Vigil Aug 6th & Art Exhibit

Hiroshima Day Vigil

WEDNESDAY August 6th, 6PM

Tapp’s on Main, 1644 Main St.

Commemorating the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and calling for nuclear disarmament and abolition.  Featuring a screening of the short film “Witness to Hiroshima,” music and reflection in memoriam of the residents of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Followed by a preview of the “Hiroshima: Never Forget” art exhibit.

Co-sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center and the Columbia Society of Friends (Quakers)

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“Hiroshima: Never Forget” Art Exhibit

August 7th-August 30th

Tapp’s on Main, 1644 Main St.

Featuring art from Jeri Burdick, Susan Lenz,  Sean McGuinness (That Godzilla Guy),  Kimi Maeda. and others, posters from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the short film “Witness to Hiroshima.” Runs August 7th through August 31st.

 

Hiroshima Day Vigil

WEDNESDAY August 6th, 6PM

Tapp’s on Main, 1644 Main St.

Commemorating the victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and calling for nuclear disarmament and abolition.  Featuring a screening of the short film “Witness to Hiroshima,” music and reflection in memoriam of the residents of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Followed by a preview of the “Hiroshima: Never Forget” art exhibit.

Co-sponsored by the Carolina Peace Resource Center and the Columbia Society of Friends (Quakers)

RSVP/Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/905621932786705/

&

“Hiroshima: Never Forget” Art Exhibit

August 7th-August 30th

Tapp’s on Main, 1644 Main St.

Featuring art from Jeri Burdick, Susan Lenz,  Sean McGuinness (That Godzilla Guy),  Kimi Maeda. and others, posters from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and the short film “Witness to Hiroshima.” Runs August 7th through August 31st.

 

 

OPENING First Thursday Aug 7th the public is invited to handcraft origami peace cranes, for all ages.. 5:30 pm till closing.

For more info, http://www.tappsartscenter.com/

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED to help table/fold peace cranes in shifts from 5pm to 10pm

Contact David, david @ carolinapeace.org with your availability.

 

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