5 November 1998 Edition

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Adams to visit US west coast

Following a successful trip to the East Coast in October, Gerry Adams will be making a trip to the West Coast next week.

He will be making stops in Los Angeles, Mexico City and San Francisco.

On Wednesday 11 November Adams will be appearing at a fundraiser at the Track 16 Art Gallery. The event begins at 7pm. Information is available by calling the Track 16 Art Gallery at (310) 264-4678. The Gallery is located at Bergamot Station, 2525 Michigan Avenue, Building C1, Santa Monica, CA.

In Mexico City Adams will be attending a number of events including the premiere of the the art exhibit entitled Hidden Truths: Bloody Sunday 1972. The premiere is at 8pm on Thursday 12 November and will be held along with the exhibit itself at Centro De La Imagen, Plaza Cuidadela, Centro Historico, Mexico City. Following its run in Mexico City the exhibit will be touring the United States. On Friday 13 November Adams will be the featured speaker at a lecture at Anahuac Sur University where he will receive a Peace Prize from the Mexican Academy of International Law. Following the lecture a press conference will be held at the University For information about the Hidden Truths: Bloody Sunday 1972 exhibit please contact the museum's Press Officer, Valentin Castelan at (525) 709-6095 in Mexico City.

On Saturday 14 November 1998 Adams will hold a press conference at 4pm in the Green Room at the War Memorial Building. Later that evening he will be attending a community event at the Russian Hall on Sutter Street in San Francisco. The event begins at 8pm is open to the public.

On Sunday 15 November Adams will be attending a brunch in his honour. For ticket information for both San Francisco events please call (510) 452-5111.

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