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We The Planet 2004: A Festival of Music Consciousness and Activism
by Fault Lines ( info [at] circleoflife.org )
Thursday Nov 11th, 2004 1:33 PM
Join Fault Lines newspaper and Indybay for a day of powerful music, inspiration and activism at the second annual We the Planet festival at Oakland's Henry J. Kaiser Center on Saturday, November 13th!

Put away your picnic basket and get out your baggy pants, because the indoor-winter version of this groundbreaking festival of music, consciousness and activism will hip hop your heart away. Bands include The Roots, The Coup, Third Eye Blind, Michelle Shocked, plus a special appearance from Mickey Hart & Friends. The event will be emceed by environmental activist & bestselling author Julia Butterfly Hill and award-winning spoken-word artist & poet, Aya De León. Other speakers include Jakada Imani of the Ella Baker Center, and many more TBA. Music starts at 7pm.

The show is eco-friendly to the max. No trash or emissions will be generated on site. Come & see how we do it!

Tickets are only $22 in advance, $30 on the day of the festival.
Advance tickets can be purchased at: http://www.inhousetickets.com or by calling 1-866-384-3060.

Want a free ticket? Volunteer opportunities are also available by emailing valerie@circleoflife.org.

**Special VIP tickets are available for $100, and include: parking pass, reserved seating, and VIP lounge access with wine, beer & snacks. Order your VIP tix online at http://www.wetheplanet.org or by calling 510-601-9790 x6.

Want to be part of the solution to our world’s most pressing problems? Then don’t miss "PUSHING THE BOUNDARIES FOR A NEW WORLD: A Series of Rabble-Rousing Interactions with Today's Leading Activists and Visionaries." Pushing the Boundaries runs from 2:00-6:00pm, directly across the street at Laney College (doors open at 1:30). Work directly with cutting-edge artists and activists on hot topics like: Music, Arts & Activism, Indy Media, Beyond Voting, and Direct Action & Civil Disobedience. Workshops are FREE with your concert ticket, or $10 without. Food will be sold on-site, but to minimize disposable use, please bring your own reusable foodware (cups, cloth napkins, utensils).

We The Planet is a program of the Oakland-based non profit, Circle of Life in partnership with the City of Oakland.