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SF events 4.27
by Pesticides
Tuesday Apr 27th, 2004 1:22 PM
# 4/25-05/02 @ CELL Expo for the Artist & Musician http://artsandmedia.net/expo

# Tue, Apr 27 7-9pm Biodiesel & Sustainability: a panel discussion
BioFuel Oasis 2465 4th St @ Dwight Berkeley
http://www.globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php

# Comedy Improv: Resident Gene Steele scene work, mime, character
creation and just letting go and embracing your inner clown.
4/27 Tuesdays 6:30-8pm IKHQ- 136 Taylor @ Turk/Eddy $5


# TOAST IN ARIZONA, APRIL 28 - MAY 2 Arizona Regional Burn!
Come out to Witch Well Arizona at "Area 51" and Burn Toast.
artists, musicians, performers, participants. http://www.toast-town.org
To participate as greeters, rangers, lamplighters,earth guardians Toast-town [at] cox.net Arizona [at] burningman.com http://www.burningman.com

# Meeting with Maria Luisa Mendonça and Marcelo Resende
members of Rede Social, the World Social Forum, 50 Years is Enough , and the Land Research Wed, Apr 28, 2004   6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  Room 6 New College 777 Valencia @ 19th http://www.NewCollege.edu
http://www.globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php

# Dear Road Scholars,   Social Frontiersmen/women,
and sun worshipping earth defenders,
This Week Continues the CHRYSALIS ENLIGHTENMENT SERIES with
Brion Livingston's LUCID ACTING: The building of the bridge between
dreams and waking conscioussness, to build the singularity of the Lucid mind
WHO:Brian, an actor/director/playwright earned his BA in theater at
SF State University. He has directed, acted and taught theater
here in the Bay Area for the last five years. He is member of MFC and
our greater family of cultural creatives.
WHAT:In this class Brian will share his visions of theatrical possiblity.
The foundations of his brand of theater are rooted in Method acting,
Viewpoints Training inspired by Anne Bogart collaborative ensemble
investigations of material. The exercises he has to share are geared
towards a deep integration of body/mind/spirit allowing the performer
to work quickly and precisely in rehearsal and performance. Our focus
will be on how to develop material for performance. Be assured this
class should not be missed. We will be nurturing our ability to build
compositions
together, taking responsibility for dynamic and inventive moments in
performance and creating a common vocabulary from which to explore and
generate new material.
Please feel welcome even if you have no experience in theatre, this is
a great introduction. 672 S.Van Ness @ 16th in the lower Mission
Wed April 28 6:30 to 9:30 pm Please arrive on time.
$15 to $25 none turned away!!! JUST SHOW UP!!!!!
UPCOMING CLASSES, CHECK YOUR CALENDAR,
May 5th - ERIKA SHUCH - Composition of the Poetic from
the mundane - weaving movement, text music and imagery.
May 12th - HEIDI FINSER - Eurythmy as NeuroLinguistic healing -
Taking Rudolf Steiner's powerful technique of union with the word and
the body into the sphere of transformational healing
May 19th - JIM SANTI OWEN - Returns with more math to soul to music.
The anatomizing of rythym.
May 26th - BRENTON CHANG - Foundations of Contact - The language of
   physical sciences experienced with heart opening    
June 2nd - LISA MEKIS - returns with a deepening investigation of
Community and the Permaculture Model.
June 9th - KATE MAEMBE - The Songs of the BANTU Tribe of Africa
June 30th - ALLI STARR - Activism superstar and world bridger Alli
Starr teaches
"Pro-justice/Anti-oppression Workshop for Change Makers"  

# Daniel Ellsberg http://www.sfbg.com/38/30/x_alerts.html
Wed Apr 28, the Oakland Public Library sponsors "An Evening with Daniel Ellsberg," at which the author discusses and signs copies of his book Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers. 7 p.m., Oakland Museum 1000 Oak, Oakl. Free http://www.oaklandlibrary.org

# April 28: Books Not Bars statewide candlelight vigil: 7 pm
Frank Ogawa Plaza 14th and Broadway, Downtown Oakland
http://www.indybay.org/news/2004/04/1676568.php

# 4/28: Oil, Power and Empire -- a talk with Larry Everest 7:30 pm
First United Meth Church 9 Ross Valley Drive (corner 4th St.), San Rafael
Oil, Power & Empire: Iraq and the US Global Agenda history of US intervention against Iraq and the devastating consequences for the people and the region. He shows the ways in which war today is a continuation of that history but also a radical leap to more direct military control of Iraq and other countries around the world. And he offers us hope that we can be of use in this time of crisis. http://www.mpjc.org Suggested Donation: $5

# volunteer plug-in meeting and action spokescouncil
Wed Apr 28 at 8pm, 2940 16th @ Capp. ( see 4/30 ) for:
Days Of Mourning And Resistance Against the U.S. Occupation of Iraq


# NO TO TORTURE! NO TO COLLECTIVE PUNISHMENT! NO TO DERSHOWITZ!
Urgent call to protest Alan Dershowitz: Thu Apr 29 Rally at 5:30 PM
Dershowitz speaks at 7:30 PM @ Zellerbach Hall
map: http://www.berkeley.edu/map/maps/DE34.html

# "STEALING the PRESIDENCY" GREG PALAST BOOK TOUR $12 Stud $7
New York Times Best Seller, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
- how the Bush family is fixing the election of 2004,
- the State Department's secret "Iraq Strategy" document - that lays
bare the true reasons our troops are still putting their lives on the line
- the real story behind the War on Terror, the "Third Ring," and the
billion-dollar bonanza plan called Homeland Security.
Wed Apr 28, 7PM Cooperage at Sonoma State Univ
1801 East Cotati Ave Rohnert Park,
Thu Apr 29, 7PM Berkeley Fellowship of Unit Univ Cedar and Bonita

# 4/29: America's War on the Black Community 7 to 9pm
Temescal Library Community Room, 5205 Telegraph Ave, Oakland
http://www.craigslist.org/eve/28646171.html

# Ongoing 5 Rhythms Dance Class with Lucia Rose "sweat our prayers."
Thursdays 7-9pm IKHQ $10 Followed by: Spin Jam! evening of commun
movement exploration. Come play with us! Wonderful people, lots space
groovin' beats. Now in its 5th year! Thu 9-12:30pm IKHQ $5 136 Taylor

# SF Political Trivia Contest Thu Apr 29 8-10pm
Registration as a Permanent Absentee Voter
Come to SF's first Political Trivia Contest. First round is from 8-9
p.m. and includes categories of For Channel 26 Junkies, Only in SF, and
LGBT and Diversity Facts. MCs include School Board Member Mark
Sanchez, Reporter Savannah Blackwell and Housing Activist Tommi Mecca.
Second round is from 9:15 to 10 p.m. and includes categories Good Luck
in Finding a Cheap Apartment, Famous San Franciscans and Do You Know
Your Supervisor? MCs for the second round include Supervisor Matt
Gonzalez, Supervisor Chris Daly and Housing Activist Calvin Welch.
Cover charge is registration as a permanent absentee voter. Each
round's winning team of two to ten will receive a free beer and the
overall winning team gets a better-than-cash-value prize.
Dylan's 19th and Folsom

# 4/29: ZAPATISTA! 8PM $8 A.T.A. 992 Valencia @21st
ZAPATISTA! 56 min A film from the front lines of the civil war in Mexico.
proceeded by: -BURMA BEHIND BARS 30 min. http://www.aappb.org
415.824.3890 ata [at] atasite.org http://www.atasite.org
http://www.craigslist.org/eve/29042353.html


# SFLR vs. FCC: Round 1 Apr 30 9am Federal Building, 19th Floor:
Courtroom 10 http://www.liberationradio.net http://www.freeradio.org
http://www.indybay.org/news/2004/04/1678301.php

# Days Of Mourning And Resistance Against the U.S. Occupation of Iraq
Flyers: http://fishe.home.igc.org/war/DaysInvite.pdf
Posters: http://fishe.home.igc.org/war/DaysPoster-Apr04.pdf
Gathering points on Friday, April 30
8:30am gather at justin herman plaza embarcadero BART, SF
1:00pm reconverge at union square, SF perf & art against empire
4:30pm main street march, burlingame caltrain
6:00pm critical mass, justin herman plaza
volunteer plug-in meeting and action spokescouncil
Wed Apr 28 at 8pm, 2940 16th @ Capp.
http://www.indybay.org/news/2004/04/1678446.php

# 4/30: March Through Main Street anti-war action
Meet at the Burlingame Train Depot 290 CALIFORNIA DR BURLINGAME, CA
http://www.craigslist.org/eve/29029620.html

# Fri Apr 30 http://www.critical-mass.org 5:30 pm Justin Herman Plaza
Market @ Embarcadero Last Friday of every Month. Bring Bike, helmet, lights.

# 911 Meeting APR 30, FRI 7 PM 530 Lake Park Ave
Grand Lake Community Center, a few doors from the Grand Theater.
From Hwy 580 South, take the Grand Ave exit.
Proceed straight ahead to Lakeshore Ave. Left, under the freeway.
Immediate left again into Lake Park Avenue. Parking is available under
freeway. [All short distances here] From Hwy 580 north, take the Grand
Ave exit and proceed straight ahead to 530 Lake Park Avenue, on your
right, just before the Grand Theater.
http://911research.wtc7.net/talks/towers/index.html
http://911research.wtc7.net/talks/pentagon/index.html
http://www.wtc7.net http://www.physics911.org - http://www.911-strike.com
http://www.oilempire.us - http://www.dieoff.org - http://www.peakoil.net
http://bombsinsidewtc.dk - http://plaguepuppy.net
http://911research.wtc7.net/talks/towers/index.html
http://911research.wtc7.net/talks/pentagon/index.html

# Myths of Thee Underground Fri Apr 30 8pm $5
Celebrating 20 years of Artists’ Television Access!
ATA webzine issue #2 release party and video screening
http://www.atasite.org/zine/issue2 Artists' Televsion Access
992 Valencia at 21st http://www.atasite.org
http://lists.laughingsquid.org/mailman/listinfo/squidlist/

# Tantra Fools Special Event: FREE for National Dance Week Apr 30
8:30-10:30 pm Begins Promptly! Open Door Yoga 1500 Castro @ 25th
http://www.InnerAdventures.org 415.806.5585

# A Seuss-ical Satire by Shadowcircus Creature Theatre
Fri Apr 30 9p-2am $5 Edinburgh Castle 950 Geary castlenews.com
http://www.laughingsquid.org/squidlist/


# register for the Great Earth Walk on behalf of Sea Shepherd at:
http://www.greatearthwalk.org/seashepherd FREE! Sat May 1

# MAYDAY MAY DAY How many more must die? SAT MAY 1 UN PLAZA SF
Procession on May 1 through the Civic Center bearing panels with the
names/photos of the dead in Iraq, both Coalition troops and Iraqi civ
from the UN Plaza to the Federal Building, to Vets Building,City Hall reading of
names, song and bearing witness to the horror of war.

# 5/1: Cannabis Freedom Day in S.F. noon-6p UN plaza. 5:30p Million marijuana March
http://www.hempevolution.org/cannabis_freedom_day/2004/tables/form.htm

# Sat, May 1 10 am - 3 pm Education Not Incarceration Teach-In and Speak-Out
Oakland Tech High School 4351 Broadway
http://www.globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php

# Sat 5/1 11am : May Day Convergence: Out of the Cubicles, Into the Streets!
Yerba Buena Gardens. Mission @ 4th Fun and Surprises guaranteed.
http://www.indybay.org/calendar/event_display_detail.php?event_id=3743&day=1&month=5&year=2004

# 5/1: Be Kind To Animals Fair/ national 'Be Kind To Animals Week'.
11 am - 3 pm ACC & the SF SPCA http://www.craigslist.org/eve/27979866.html

# bbq, open house, open studio saturday may 1 all afternoon
ABCo waterproofing 3135 filbert st. 94608 BYObbq

# Sat May 1p-9p How Weird Fair Howard @ 11th/12th http://www.howweird.org
4 City blocks music dancing, crafts art, perf merriment. $5/3 costume.

# The 5th Annual How Weird Street Faire Sat May 1 1pm - 9pm
12th and Howard Streets through the SOMA District
Donation: $5 (or $3 wearing a weird costume) http://www.howweird.org
you're always welcome to come and do your own thing in the street.
The line up has been posted at http:///http://www.howweird.org
We still need volunteers... please email Amanda volunteer [at] howweird.org if
you'd like to be "Weird Staff." Thanks! See you soon!!! HoW W3Ird HQ
This is a day you don't want to miss. A party where there will be lots
of people you know and a place for you and your friends to dance and
meander in the sunny streets and celebrate being in the beautiful Bay
Area. Like last years there will be bumpin beats from Bay Area music
collectives - Tantra, Laird and Lush Camp, Adam Ohana and the Space
Cowboys on the Unimog and East Bay collective Skills Productions. And
of course art and vending and food and gardens in the streets. And new
this year is a beer garden and a PERFORMAnCE stage for bands and weird
acts. I hope you are as excited as I am! Santosh
Brad Olsen 1560 Howard St SF CA 94103 http://www.cccpublishing.com
http://www.craigslist.org/eve/28347990.html

# Jigs ‘n’ Rigs fest 04 Sat 1 May http://www.the-session.com Beltaine -
Celtic festival when the light was welcomed back from the Darkness…

# MANIFESTO: Coming Out Against Empire Sat May 1 7 pm $10
30 local authors deliver 3 minute declarations against the “logic of rule”
CELLSpace 2050 Bryant @18th & 19th St Appearing:
Tamim Ansary Beth Lisick
Justin Chin Jon Longhi
Diane di Prima Alejandro Murguia
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Eileen Myles
826 Valencia Kids Peter Plate
Dave Eggers Ishmael Reed
Ananda Esteva Al Robles
Agneta Falk Sean San Jose’
Lawrence Ferlinghetti Leslie Scalapino
Jewelle Gomez Anthony Swofford
Matt Gonzalez Michelle Tea
Daphne Gottlieb James Tracy
Thea Hillman Tim m’ West
James Kass Youth Speaks
http://www.cellspace.org http://www.citylights.com

# Sat May 1 7pm - 9pm Car-Free Morocco Slideshow
http://www.berkeleybest.org 2530 San Pablo @ Dwight ,
Berkeley. Free. http://www.ecologycenter.org

# monthly South Bay Vegetarian Society dinner Sat May 1 7:30p
International Veg House San Jose 520 East Santa Clara St@13th/14th St
near San Jose State University, features a variety of Chinese, Italian,
Mediterranean, American cuisine, w/especially good fake meat dishes.
Southbayveggies-subscribe [at] yahoogroups.com
sfbaveg-subscribe [at] yahoogroups.com

# ANON SALONtwirls round the pole with...MAY PLAY
A Beltane Ball and a half
 SAT MAY 1 285 9th St (@ Folsom)9 pm - late ($12 in pagan rainments/ $15 for the uninitiated) http://www.anonsalon.com


# Spring Open Studios at Hunters Point Shipyard
May 1st and 2nd, Saturday and Sunday 11am-6pm Free
http://www.cherylfinfrock.com http://www.SpringOpenStudio.com

# May 2 S.F. LiFE (SF Living Foods Enthusiasts)
SFLivingFoods-subscribe [at] yahoogroups.com
Potluck: 1st Sun each month ("usually"), 1 PM
Where: Mission St Police Station Community Room, 630 Valencia at 17th
http://www.living-foods.com/sflife/ Free for members, $3 non with raw dish
http://www.vibrantliving.org/events/potluck/guide_bay_area_potluck.shtml

# Sun May 2 -Daytime FREE-Live Music, Drum Circle, Entertainment for Kids
2 pre-set organic meals to choose from (yes, there will be a vegan choice).
newly built Permaculture Garden. http://lydiasorganics.com/restaurant.html
37? bolinas Dr. @ Sir Francis Drake, Fairfax, Marin County, CA
At the last big party, over 500 showed up. I saw many veg friends.
http://www.bayareaveg.org http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SFVeg/
http://www.vegdining.com http://www.sfvs.org
Living Foods: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/SFLivingFoods/

# Sun, may 2, 7pm-midnight. Conscious Sound Collective: CODE RED! Carol Brouillet http://www.911inquiry.org & Jim Hoffman http://www.wtc7.net to speak.
Film: Perspective on 911. Performances, Spoken Word, etc. 11pm DJs.
136 Taylor @ Turk / Eddy. http//http://www.infinitekaos.com http://www.cscsf.org
http://www.indybay.org/news/2004/04/1677666.php
http://sf.indymedia.org/news/2004/04/1690570.php

# Sun. May 2 7 pm Benefit Concert & Comedy Night for Social Justice
promote voter awareness & critical thought on essential social issues, human & civil rights, environmental & economic sustainability, voter turnout, and to help promote Progressive Non-profits. Rasselas, 1534 Fillmore @ Geary $10 6:30 pm Progressive-Alliance.org


Sun, May 2 - Sun, Jun 6 exhibit of drawings by Iraqi school children
MOCHA (Museum of Children's Art) 528 9th St Oakland
http://www.globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# May 4 FULL MOON! http://www.wavespell.net http://www.13moon.com

# Mark Jones Art opening May 4th @ the ATTIC
24th St @ Mission & Valencia, 6 - 10pm Full bar. DJ.

# Tue, May 4 7pm Speaker: Eric Quezada: Is Venezuela Next?
Community Media Center 900 San Antonio Rd. Palo Alto
http://www.globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php

# Tue, May 4 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm http://www.globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php
Protecting the Rainforests and the Indigenous Tribes that care for them
Sunrise Center 45 San Clemente Drive, Suite C-200 Corte Madera

# 5/5: Michael Franti SOTA -555 Portola Drive - San Francisco
An Intimate Evening with Michael Franti and friends. A concert to benefit the School of the Arts on May 5, 2004. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Phone 695-5720 for Info and Box Office.
http://www.craigslist.org/eve/28524711.html
http://www.spearheadvibrations.com http://www.stayhuman.org

# Thu, May 6 6:30 pm Forum: Drug War Crimes - The Consequences of Prohibition
The Independent Institute Conference Center 100 Swan Way
Oakland http://www.globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php

# Thu, May 6 7:30 pm Ripe for Change: Rethinking California's Food Economy
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, 1924 Cedar @ Bonita
http://www.globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php

# Fri May 7 5-9pm 1st Fridays art receptions @ Matt Gonzalez' office City Hall

# May 7-16 Nuclear Protest:Mercury, NV http://www.shundahai.org/peace_camp_2004.htm
http://www.shundahai.org http://www.welcomehome.org

# THU MAY 13 MYSTIC FAMILY CIRCUS PRESENTS: UNDER ONE UMBRELLA
Every 2nd Thursday monthly 111 Minna st @ 2nd st.) 8pm - 2am THU MAY 13
MAIA MARK GROWDEN band dj TREE (Michele Bass) Mystic Alchemy,
SoulSonic, MysticFamilyCircus dj DOTCOM (Peter Blik)
PETER PANKIND Brendom Random Lucid (wendy), Tom Sepe (c.Hook),
Cooper Hazen (shadow) and varied N'emsemble pan-characters
spirit of youth and the mischief of green love. $5 <10:30p/ $10 <10:30p
http://www.mysticfamilycircus.org 415-267-7634 vm.

# May 14-16 Altered States & the Spiritual Awakening Conference - SF
Ram Dass and others. http://www.assacon.com/registration.html
http://www.assacon.com http://www.explorespirit.org

# May 14-16 http://www.artofresistance-seattle.net
The Art of Resistance Political Artists' Conference
The 2004 conference is the first annual gathering of political artists
from around the country and the world. The conference will consist of two
days of workshops, speakers and events exploring political art.
Conference participants will receive hands-on skills and practical
knowledge, a broader understanding of the history and current state of
political art and benefit from the rare opportunity of being able to spend
a weekend in a building full of political artists from across the country.
We hope to strengthen the movement of artists for global justice by
linking together communities of artists whether geographically bound or
connected by specific issue.

# Interfaith Pagan Pride Parade Celebration-May 15 Theme-"Divine Feminine"
Sat May 15 10 am - 5 pm, Berkeley Civic Center Park (MLK at Center)
Music, Art, Crafts, Food, Ritual, Performances, Author's Circle
Parade 11:30 am http://www.paganparade.org

# http://www.vpeaceldf.org/docs/may15+16flyer.pdf
The world still says no to war! Keep space for peace, no new “star wars”!
May 15th Join us in a protest for peace at Vandenberg Space Command

# May 17th Day of Action To Protest Bush's Anti-Gay
Constitutional Amendment Drive http://Bush-B-Gone.tribe.net

# magnetic party! May 26, 2004 in Santa Cruz. http://tribe.net
Dj Spun (SF/NYC) Rick Preston (SF) special live performance from :
Plump Kitties featuring dj tswirl, reverend markus hawkins
(electric violin) & lizard (percussion) opening music from Manx (SEA)

# May 29 digital be-in http://www.be-in.com 7pm-4am @ somarts.org 934 Brannan

# Block Party Bonanza!! May 30 Portland, OR to set World Record!

Sun june 6 permitted march ending in a really, really free market with the theme: corporations out of iraq; corporations out of the commons...or something along those lines. a date to save.

# DAY OF MASSIVE DIRECT ACTION on June 8!!! ***JOIN THE SF JUNE 8 MOBILIZATION to RECLAIM DEMOCRACY & END CORPORATE RULE!**** For SONOMA GREEN BLOC's inspiring call-to-action, check out http://www.adoptanactivist.org/greenbloc/biotech2004.html

# June 12,13 http://harmonyfestival.com Santa Rosa Health & Harmony Fest

# June 18,19,20 Sierra Nevada World Music Fest Angels Camp, CA http://snwmf.com

# June 19 Sustainable World Coalition SF http://www.SWCoalition.org

# Pagan Ancient Ways Festival at Harbin Hot Springs, MIddletown, CA mid-June.

# July 1-7 Rainbow Gathering Shasta, CA http://www.welcomehome.org

# Aug 6,7,8 French's Camp, Piercy, Humboldt, CA http://www.reggaeontheriver.com

# August 29 - The World Says No to Bush - Worldwide Day of Action
and protests in NYC during Repub Nat'l Conv (Aug. 30 through Sept. 2)
http://www.unitedforpeace.org http://www.rncnotwelcom.org

# August, Santa Cruz mountains http://firedance.org

# Aug 30 - Sep 6 2004 http://burningman.com fine desert camp art
2x / month Newsletter: bman-announce-subscribe [at] burningman.com
http://www.burningbeach.com/BMrecipes/index.html

# Sep 11 Power To The Peaceful Concert GG Park Michael Franti
http://www.spearheadvibrations.com http://stayhuman.org

# Earthdance Black Oak Ranch Sep 17,18,19. http://earthdance.org

# http://www.greenfestivals.com Nov 6-7 2004 8th @ Brannan

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