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SF events 11.15
by Scott Munson (PlantTrees [at]
Friday Nov 15th, 2002 12:57 AM
Close United States' Own Terrorist Training Camp
Fort Benning, Georgia 11/15-11/17
SF events 11.13 online:


# Fri Nov. 15 - Sat Nov. 16 10 am-5:30 pm UC Berkeley Dwinelle Hall
National Conference on Civil Liberties, Democratic Rights and the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal

# The Secret Garden: A Celebration of Women in Art Fri Nov 15 6:30-10pm Free
16 emerging local artists Held in a stunning Edwardian mansion with sparkling city views,
performances by Matthews & Merlino, the Carmel Adkisson/Tim
McPeak duo, and local DJ talents Shanti and Stardragon – and “edible art”
143 Buena Vista Avenue East Upper Haight

# 15 Nov Fri BlastHaus presents 8p-2a $15
LIVE IN CONCERT Blue States (ESL Music) -UK -a 5-piece band
I am the World Trade Center (Kindercore) -NYC

# Nov 15 - I HATE CARTOONS - Odeon - Valencia @ Mission 9PM $7-$12
Cartoons, sideshow acts, games, fun, and beyond

# Friday night: Hamsa Lila with Rosin Coven
@ Broadway Studios i435 Brodaway @ Kearny / Montgomery
with special Guests The Pickpocket Ensemble! $13 9 pm

# Fri Nov 15 Psychedelic Film Festival Noodle Factory
Featuring 360-degrees projection: visuals by Todd, vj Arkane, III, Chaos
Consortium, Ramdogus. DJs: Single Cell Orchestra-eyephunk, Kumbaka-SLP,
KJ-eyephunk, Ripple-SLP, Dr.Spook-phoenix family, St.Carl-phoenx family,
Ikarus-IK, Gobi-SLP., mc Aiima-MFC,
Performance: techno mania circus, alex, luece, weird + many more
26 @ Union, Oakland, Near Bay Bridge, North of Grand

#11/15-11/17 Close United States' Own Terrorist Training Camp: Nov 15-17
(Fort Benning, Georgia)

# HARVEST FESTIVAL @ the Concourse Pavilion 8th st. @ brannan
Nov 15 Fri 16 Sat 17 Sun 11a -7p 10a -7p 10a -5p

#  Close United States' Own Terrorist Training Camp: November 15-17
Ft. Benning, Georgia
For more information about the School of the Americas and SOA Watch,
see: or send email to info [at]

# Sa Nov 16 10am-6pm Bay Area Coalition Against War Conference 2050 Bryant @ 18 / 19th St.
Training, convergence and direct action discussion. info: stella [at]

# Come donate your dusty sporting equipment! Sat Nov 1612noon-3Pm
2095 Rose St.Berkeley Sat Nov 1612noon-3Pm, xsports4kidsswapshop [at]

# Dr. John Gray, Sat. November 16, 1:00-4:00 PM, Unity Palo Alto 3391 Middlefield Road
Come hear John Gray talk about Mars and Venus on a Diet, his upcoming book,
Mars and Venus on a Diet $25 Donation

# Bloodsisters - an organization decidated to educating people
about the feminine hygiene industry and advocating for alternative
menstrual products as well as alternative women's health care. While
very very last minute, This is to announce that Melina Bondy of the
Bloodsisters (me) will be giving a workshops @
Resource Centre (1215 - 2nd Ave. near 12th St. in downtown Oakland)
this Saturday (nov 16) at 4PM called - AX Tampax
This workshop will cover a brief history of the feminine hygiene
industry, its hidden dangers, and the resistance that has been going
on for the past 20 years. We will get to talk the various forms of
activism and consumer resistance that exist to challenge this
industry, making links to broader issues of sexism, environmental
degradation and imperialism. $5 donation 510.652.5589

# You've got another chance to see the world's only Punk Rock Orchestra!
The Punk Rock Orchestra performs classic punk songs on classical
instruments. They are playing a benefit for the Institute For Unpopular
Culture on Saturday November 16th at Facility 3, which is at 1850 Cesar
Chavez #3 and Connecticut. The gallery opens at 6:00 and donations are
$10. Here's some things that the legendary "Maximum Rock and Roll"
magazine said about the Punk Rock Orchestra's last show.

# Happy Tree Friends DVD @ Borderlands Books Sat Nov 16 7:30 pm FREE
equal parts REN AND STIMPY, Edward Gorey, and old Roadrunner cartoons.
There is simply nothing that can be said about the HAPPY TREE FRIENDS
that will do them justice. However, I do believe the words "sick", "depraved",
and "wrong" have come up repeatedly. Borderlands Books 866 Valencia St

# Sat Nov 16 An Evening with Hamsa Lila, and a roomfull of bellydancers.
@ The Bolinas Community Center afterparty show for Fusion Festival.
Belly dance workshops, classes and a Bazzar filled with hancrafted,
clothing, jewelry, music and tasty Treats!!!!! $12 7:30pm

# Luna Groove - Harvest Moon - Art Music Dance Sat Nov 16 9pm - Sunrise $10
Includes liquid refreshments and breakfast 3030 Ingalls St, SF, CA
101 south-exit Paul-turn right on San Bruno- right on Paul-Paul becomes
Gillman- then continue two blocks, take a right on Ingalls

Sat, Nov 16 Opel Productions,On Ice Music, DJ Radio, & Infinite Kaos Presents INFUSE
2 Kelly’s Mission Rock for four rooms of music, visuals, performance by Infinite Kaos.
Psy-string art by Arana. ik [at]

# (415) 515 - 5167 Sat Nov 16 SLIDE 9pm to 8am
a diverse evening of electronic music, visuals and beautiful people.
South of Market Street, SF Tracy (End Up) Little John (Raindance)
Dfunkt (ESDJCO) Simon (Come-Unity, Future Dreams)
Rick Preston (After Hours, Viva!, Glasgow Underground) Riddler?
(OM, Uniting Souls) Live Video Mixing: Dax, VJ Culture & Friends
Tao (oboro) Tonic (Tumultuous) Laron (psychofunko) Free Water
dax [at] subscribe to dax [at]

# Convergence November 16 and 17
Direct action trainings/legal/art making/Magical activism/campaigns
and action planning/and more 10 AM-6 PM
Cell Space 2050 Bryant @18th 19th (16th ST. BART) and other SF locations near
by--Art & Rev workspace (Redstone Building, Capp & 16th), New College (741
Valencia), and Global Exchange (Mission & 16th)).
Direct Action Against War Profiteers Monday November 18
7 AM Market and Sansome Bay Area AntiWar Coalition 415-820-9649

# The Enemy of Nature. The End of Capitalism or the End of the World?
Sun Nov 17 6pm Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave.
(between Alcatraz and 66th) Free and open discussion led off by Ron Brokmeyer
510 595-7417 or 510 658-1448 nieprolibr [at] banandl [at]

# FP hosts Urbandance and BMX bike demonstration, November 16
8pm-4am $10 DJ LINEUP Patrick Wilson, Ivry & Aye~n, Nomadeeq
2-HIp Bikes Urban Dance
43 Norfolk between Folsom Harrison 11th 12th

# Luna Groove - Harvest Moon - Art Music Dance Sat Nov 16 9pm - Sunrise $10
Includes liquid refreshments and breakfast 3030 Ingalls Street SF, CA (directions below)
101 south-exit Paul-turn right on San Bruno- right on Paul-Paul becomes
Gillman- then continue two blocks, take a right on Ingalls


# Sunday November 17th Noon-5pm Do It Herself monthly workshop 2050 Bryant @ 18 / 19th St.

#The Do-It-Herself Collective Bicycle Maintenance Salon/Workshop Sun Nov 17 1-4 p.m.
@ CELL Space 2050 Bryant @ 18 / 19th bring your bicycle! info [at]

# Deliverance: Art of SF Bike Messengers Sun Nov 17 3-7pm free
eleven featured artists Lo-Fi Custom Gallery 1776 Mission @ 14th

prisoner of conscience Brigadier General José Francisco Gallardo Rodríguez
SUN NOV 17 7 - 9 pm New College - Cultural Center 766 Valencia, SF $5
José Francisco Gallardo Rodríguez, Brigadier General of the Mexican Army,
former military professor and Presidential escort, was jailed in 1993 days
after he published a Master's thesis chastising the Army for corruption and
systemic human rights violations and calling for independent "ombudsman"
oversight of the military. Ignoring calls for his freedom from human rights
groups worldwide, military courts handed down a 28-year sentence.

# Stop the War in Iraq: Take Direct Action! 7AM, Mon Nov 18
Shut Down War Profiteers! Gather outside eTrade, NE corner of Market at Sansome
Direct Action Training Fri Nov 2 12 Noon to 4PM 1605 Ashby, at California St., Berkeley (the CAN office) Emergency Responses to the Start of War: Powell & Market 5:00pm
Rally and March 9:00 am Morning of the next day Shut It Down!
Meet at South Side of Market at Main near Embarcadero BART 415/820-9649

# NOV 18, SF: ***Non-violent Direct Action to STOP THE WAR!!!*** The growing
network of creative, undaunted direct-action activists that brought you the
wonderful, life-affirming Federal Building Peace Camp and Shut-down on the
day of the war vote is planning its next action. JOIN the ACTION: Assemble
NE corner of Sansome & Market 7 AM. Try to attend the direct-action
training/skills share the weekend of Nov 16 & 17 (see above)!!! JOIN the
NETWORK (meets regularly, including tonight!): send an email to
No-War-in-Iraq-subscribe [at] or call 415-820-9649 or

# November 18 MoonRise and Sunset at SAME TIME! Learn more:
Berkeley Marina Stone solstice calendar West of Dog Park. Univ. Ave

# KQED MEDIA SALON: Election Coverage Mon Nov 18 7-9 pm
Should the media focus attention on major party candidates
or expand coverage to include all candidates? Should a candidate's
wealth determine access to media coverage? KQED, 2601 Mariposa
@ Bryant To be added to our mailing list, send email to:
join-mediasalon-announce [at]

# Monday, November 18 - DANIEL ELLSBERG tells SECRETS: A Memoir of
Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers. 7:30 PM at Telegraph Avenue
CODY'S BOOKS 2454 Telegraph Ave Berkeley

# Monday November 18th at Somarts 8pm Save the Cell 5.0: Cabaret Fantesca
Hosted by The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
Featuring: Plexus Circus, Duskbeat Circus, Ouchee the Clown, Tonal Chaos,
Smedley-O, members of the Funky Puppet Supper Club, members of Pickle
Family Circus, and others. Silent Art Auction. V.I.P. Wine and Cheese at
7pm $20, General Admission $15-25 sliding scale.

# Sex Educator Salon Mon Nov 18, 8-10 pm Free Valencia @24th
All kinds of people offer sexual information -- therapists, doctors, nurses, writers, Good Vibrations staffers and more. With so much variety among people who work in the field, it can be challenging to work together, share ideas and experiences or develop a sense of solidarity with other people who have the same mission. Our monthly discussion group is for everyone who works in adult sex education, whatever your experience, your workplace or your job. Come meet your partners in sex ed, see what they're up to and find out how we can all learn how to do our work better.

# The award-winning film THE WITNESS premieres on PBS Nov. 18th at 10pm and Nov. 20th at midnight. This profound and inspiring film about a construction contractor from a tough Brooklyn neighborhood who becomes an impassioned animal advocate has won six film festival awards for Best Documentary. Over-air channel 54 and on cable (for cable channels go to

# Wed Nov 20 Full Moon!

# Wed Nov 20 CCSF march/ direct action to the Marine Recruitment sation on Ocean Ave.
There was a wonderful, spontaneous action a couple of weeks ago, where a group of
about 30 students spoke out against the recruiters on Campus and kicked them off!!!
Marines plan to be back on campus on Nov. 20!!! How convenient. The students of CCSF are gearing up to give them a warm welcome. A large number of student groups are planning
actions for this day. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to come!!!
Midnight special will also be doing a legal training on the 19th from
12:00-2:00 under the Anarchist Library tent in Ram Plaza. Come and learn
about how to deal with the police. In resistance. CCSF= City College of SF

# YLEM Forum! Design: Visualizing the Unimaginable Wed Nov 20, 7:30 PM
McBean Theatere 3601 Lyon St @ Lombard
FREE w/ museum admission: $10 Adult $6 Youth.

# Fri Nov 22 7:00 pm Bay Area Community Gathering and Welcoming Reception for Omar Ali
SF State University Campus, Downtown 415 Market St., Rooms 304-306
Speakers include: Omar Ali, Joyce Dattner, West Coast Center for Social Therapy and the Committee for an Independent Voice; Jim Mangia, Coalition for Political Reform.


NOV. 29th, 2002

# November 30 - Billard Liberation Front Film - ATA - 992 Valencia - 8:30 & 10:00PM
Find all about these political panksters - artists

# December 1, International Day of Action Against GAP!!!
Global Sweatshops, Clearcutting of Redwood Forests: 235,000 acres

# Sun Dec 8 1 p.m. CHRIS MCKAY, Ph.D. "The Search For Life On Mars".
3220 Sacramento Street (Near Lyon)
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Thu Nov 14th
 Ex-Arms Inspector: Iraq War Inevitable (Due to 'Hidden Trigger' in UN Plan)
 Corn Near Gene-Altered Site to Be Destroyed
(risk of gene-altered crops contaminating the food)
 Westchester County Moves to Shut Indian Point Nuke
 Clear Channel: the Media Mammoth that Stole the Airwaves
(what you can do to fight back)
 Wed Nov 13th
Curious About Weapons Inspections? (The Roxie)
 Industry Attacks on Dissent: From Rachel Carson to Oprah
 Dolphins 'face extinction in 10 years',3605,756000,00.html
Secret U.S. "biopharms" - more than an accident waiting to happen
 Bush Recruiting Children for Perpetual War (Line Up, Kiddies!)
 SUV'S = environmental/local/global terrorists
 URGENT-VOTE IN HOUSE TONIGHT - Unlimited Smallpox Vaccination Powers (U.S.)
 Foreign Aid to Israel
 Bush Administration destroying my love life (San Francisco)
 Massive Convergence at Fort Benning: Only One Week Away!! (US School of Terrorism)
 War in Iraq could kill up to four million
 ~~~~~Light or Conflict: Light WILL Prevail~~~~~ (The Universe)
 Iraq war could kill 500,000
 Terror war hits home (Sig Heil!)
 California's Bill Lockyer Vs GOP Energy thieves (escort (Ken) Lay to an 8-by-10 cel)
 The Enemy of Nature (The End of Capitalism or the End of the World?)
 dumpster report (free milk crates Whole Foods Berkeley Ashby @ Telegraph)
 Judge: Sound Blasts Harm Whales (Low Frequency Active Sonar)
 Was Wellstone Whacked?
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