Movitas Supports the Shell No Kayactivists

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Movitas played our first gig on a boat! Check out this article about the event and a video of us playing.

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Not 1 More Deportation! Struggles Against Deportation in the NW and Beyond

Movitas was honored to participate in an action at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma on February 24th. Folks blocked vans from leaving the center, keeping several folks from being processed for deportation that day. And folks being detained inside heard about, they launched a hunger strike which has now spread to other sites (esp. in Texas). For more, see below.

http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/22586-from-tacoma-to-texas-hunger-strikers-challenge-private-immigration-detention-centers-federal-deportation-policy

Movitas will continue to stand with Not 1 More Deportation (http://www.notonemoredeportation.com/), and other folks interested in challenging the racism and classism of our country’s current immigration policy, and the  private prison industry. And calls on other like-minded folks to connect up with local efforts wherever you are.

On April 5, 2014, actions will be happening all over the US. Check for one near you.

http://www.notonemoredeportation.com/take-action/april-5th-day-of-action-against-deportations/

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2013 in Review / Hello 2014! and MLK Day March

Hello 2014!

Just a rundown from Movitas on the past year: We had a busy 2013, doing things like supporting Familias Unidas por la Justicia (local berry pickers in their struggles against unfair bosses for better wages and working conditions), marching against Monsanto, and traveling to the BAM! (Bands Agitate and Mobilize) gathering in Toronto, Ontario, where several radical street bands from the US and Canada held skillshares, workshops and collaborated on a street action in support of the Grassy Narrows First Nation in their fight for justice around past (and potential future) environmental destruction of their community. Thanks to folks who contributed to help us defray travel costs.

We’ll be at the MLK Day March on Monday, Jan 20th. Come and join us in the streets, and hope to see you in the streets more in 2014!

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May Day!

See you all at the Seattle May Day events!  Come find us and dance along with us!

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Capitol Hill Arts Walk

We’re gonna be playing around Capitol Hill Arts Walk on Thursday November 8, 2012.  Look for us between 7 and 9pm.

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Live Recordings

Check out our new music page with some live recordings from Hollow Earth Radio.

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Honk! Fest West

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