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Announcing: The 8th Annual SF/Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair
by Book Fair Committee
Wednesday Feb 12th, 2003 11:26 PM
It's that time of year again. Come one, come all.
Announcing: The 8th Annual SF/Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair
March 29th, 2003
San Francisco County Fair Bldg.
9th and Lincoln Golden Gate Park
10 AM to 6 PM
Spoken word, cafe, art, over fifty exhibitors
Admission is, as always, free


Rita D. "Bo" Brown, prison activist, served 8 years in federal prison after being convicted for a politically motivated bank robbery in 1978 as part the George Jackson Brigade, co-founded Out of Control: Lesbian Committee to Support Women Political Prisoners, helped organize the Norma Jean Croy Support Committee, which gained freedom for Croy after she was wrongfully imprisoned for 19 years by the state of California, and helped plan Critical Resistance: Beyond the Prison Industrial Complex, whose 1998 conference at UC Berkeley drew over 3500 people.

Diane Di Prima, author of *Revolutionary Letters*, *Memoirs of a Beatnik *, *Recollections of My Life As a Woman: The New York Years*, *Dinners and Nightmares*, *Pieces of a Song: Selected Poems*, *Seminary Poems* and *Selected Poems, 1956-1976*

Ron Sakolsky, editor ( with James Koehnline) of *Gone to Croatan an Anthology*, editor (with Stephen Dunifer) of *Seizing the Air Waves: A Free Radio Handbook*, author of *Surrealist Subversions: Rants, Writings & Images by the Surrealist Movement in the United States* and *Sounding Off!: Music As Subversion/Resistance/Revolution*

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, author of *Red Dirt: Growing Up Okie (Haymarket Series)*, *Outlaw Woman: A Memoir of the War Years 1960-1975 *, *Roots of Resistance: Land Tenure in New Mexico, 1680-1980* and *Indians of the Americas: Self-Determination and Human Rights*

Max Elbaum, author of *Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals turn to Lenin, Mao and Che*

Eric Drooker, author of *Blood Song*, *Flood!: A Novel in Pictures* and (with Allen Ginsberg) *Street Posters & Ballads: A Selection of Poems, Songs & Graphics* and *Illuminated Poems*

Chris Carlsson, editor of *Critical Mass: Bicycling's Defiant Celebration*, *Bad Attitude: The Processed World Anthology* and (with James Brook) *Reclaiming San Francisco: History, Politics, Culture: A City Lights Anthology*

Roy San Filippo, editor of *A New World in Our Hearts: 8 Years of Writings from the Love and Rage Revolutionary Anarchist Federation*

Kirk Read, author of *How I Learned to Snap*

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The 6th Annual
*****A N A R C H I S T C A F E*****

Vegan dinner, performers, and DJ's galore!

Friday * March 28, 2002 * 6pm ‘til late
225 Portrero Ave., at 16th Street
San Francisco

A benefit for The Anarchist Bookfair and other local organizations
$5 - $15 donation requested
No one turned away for lack of funds

music, guest speakers, spoken word, and poetry

OUTDOOR DJ AREA by Subversive Soundz
featuring all-female line-up of DJs and live artists with diverse musical selections

plus art show by ArtSF and kidz area!

dinner early, performers ‘til 11, dancing ‘til midnight

drug and alcohol free space.

for more info. email subversivesoundz [at]

** ANARCHISM is a political theory and organizing practice which works to dismantle patriarchy, white supremacy, capitalism and authoritarianism; and works towards ecological sustainability, self-determination, solidarity and cooperation. The anarchist cafe is a celebration of our movements for economic, social and environmental justice. The cafe aims to help strengthen and build community and help us maintain our commitment to working for liberation while having a damn good time! ***
by pointer
Saturday Feb 22nd, 2003 8:00 PM
See for yourself. Click here:
by smitty
Sunday Feb 23rd, 2003 10:20 PM
also, the next day, the 30th, come by to the long haul infoshop in berkeley for a discussion with members of the asian activist group the yellow dragons, and members of the green anarchy collective.
by pointer
Sunday Feb 23rd, 2003 11:08 PM
Click here:
by Kathryn Vercillo
(cmfpublications [at] Friday Feb 28th, 2003 10:28 PM
Hey, couldn't find any contact info. I'm trying to get information on getting some of my zines and art sold at the book fair. I'd prefer to wholesale stuff to someone and let you keep the profits. However, I'd be open to sending stuff on consignment and getting the money after the fair. I run an organization working with artists and writers in prison, and we put out a quarterly publication and a line of blank cards/ art prints. Anyone interested please email me ASAP. Peace-is
by cp
Saturday Mar 1st, 2003 9:44 AM
Hmm.. my group always has a table selling books (priced to sell fast!) to earn postage for mailing books into prisons. People donate books at a used bookstore, and we send books that prisoners would want in, and sell the ones, like hardbacks, that couldn't be sent in. But I'm not the one who could make a decision about consignment. There is probably at least one other prison group there. Bound Together Books is one place you could contact about Prison Lit. Program.
by monikat
Tuesday Mar 25th, 2003 11:14 AM
ok, here's an updated line-up below. also, there is no art show by ArtSF at this point.

The 6th Annual
*****A N A R C H I S T C A F E*****

Vegan dinner! Performers! DJs!

Friday * March 28, 2002 * 6pm ‘til late
225 Portrero Ave., at 16th Street
San Francisco

A benefit for The Anarchist Bookfair, Prisoners Literature Project,
and Poor News Network

$5 - $15 donation requested
No one turned away for lack of funds

music, guest speakers, spoken word, and poetry, including Folk This!, Samsara, Slim Chance, Molotov Mouths, Harbeer & his majickal puppet parade, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Dorrit Geshuri, Larrybob, Jolie from Lotus Dog plus many more!
MC’d by Chris Crass and Nisha Anand

OUTDOOR DJ AREA by Subversive Soundz
featuring Amandroid (R.A.T.S.T.A.R.), Spirel (Katabatik), Hobbes (herstory collective/trinity wolf productions), saKAna (SPAZ), Atlas Axis (SPAZ), Megabitch (SPAZ)

inflammatory video/visuals by Greenjon and Passionbomb
fire by Pyro Banshees

sound provided by SPAZ

dinner early, performers indoors 7-10, dancing ‘til midnight

all ages! kid friendly!

drug and alcohol free space.
wheelchair accessible.
by monikat
(subversivesoundz [at] Wednesday Mar 26th, 2003 10:55 AM
mutual aid request!

so we're in need of volunteers for the Anarchist Cafe, particularly from 4:30 p.m. to 6ish or so for food cooking and serving, as well as 11pm on for clean up, but help will probably be needed throughout the evening so if you can't make those times that's ok. just show up and ask someone who looks like they might be an organizer and they'll direct you to the right person (or ask the door person). thanks! or email me at subversivesoundz [at] if you want to commit right now.

also, while we didn't get it together this year (as other events have been a bit distracting), we'd like to have valet bike parking next year, so if anyone likes to do that please give a holler (well, an email - subversivesoundz [at]
by Morgan
(DteenieJesus [at] Saturday Mar 29th, 2003 11:17 AM
Is there any spacific agenda (mostly concerning the spoken word/speakers) that is posted up anywhere??