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SF events 11.26
by eco
Saturday Nov 26th, 2005 10:04 PM
check the eco section below for global warming stuff
important events: http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php
fun events: http://laughingsquid.com/squidlist/calendar
more events: http://www.craigslist.org http://www.tribe.net http://upcoming.org
eco events: http://ecologycenter.org http://acterra.org
http://www.ecologycenter.org/calendar
http://humanisthall.net/Cal-October-Activist.html 390 27th St Oakland
http://www.mpjc.org/ongoing.html Marin Peace and Justice Center
http://peaceandjustice.org Palo Alto Peace and Justice Center


How to beat automated phone systems and get to a human.
http://paulenglish.com/ivr



food

GM pea causes allergic damage in mice
http://www.newscientist.com/channel/health/dn8347.html


Do Turkeys Enjoy Thanksgiving?
http://lists.riseup.net/www/arc/pbnberkeley/2005-11/msg00059.html



health

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/11/051124220320.htm
Getting Close To Nature Is Good For You


Swimming with dolphins can alleviate depression - biophilia
http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2005-11/bmj-swd112305.php


Chemtrails are indeed real.

Begun officially and in earnest as 'Operation Cloverleaf' in 1998.
They are a coctail of elements of which only bad can come.
Senate Bill S517 calls for a US "Weather Modification Advisory
and Research Board" which will legitimize the clandestine activity.
http://www.rense.com/general67/someth.htm

Further, SF is not the only city plagued with this.
http://www.lasvegastribune.com/20050819/headline1.html

As an example of how pervasive and widespread this is-
http://www.rense.com/politics6/chemdatapage.html

There was even an attempt by Congress to ban chemtrails in 2001.
(House Resolution 2977.)
http://sf.indymedia.org/news/2002/06/133351.php

There are some far fetched ideas to be sure.
however, when you have eliminated the impossible,
whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.

And finally, to the person who has been sounding the clarion call,
keep up the good work, you're not alone.
(Ignore the debunkers. Quite often they are part of the disinformation
group that monitors these boards.)



eco

Rise in Gases Unmatched by a History in Ancient Ice
http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/25/science/earth/25core.html


Greenhouse-gas levels highest for 650,000 years
http://www.nature.com/news/2005/051121/full/051121-14.html


Oceans, greenhouse gases rising faster: reports
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20051124/sc_nm/science_warming_dc


Global Disaster Will Follow If the Ice Cap on Greenland Melts
http://www.FlybyNews.com


Sea level rise doubles in 150 years
Increase blamed on fossil fuel use since 19th century·Cut in greenhouse gases futile, researchers say
http://www.tbrnews.org/Archives/a1996.htm


Whales and dolphins threatened by naval sonar, says UN report
http://news.independent.co.uk/environment/article329181.ece


Pacific Atlantis: first climate change refugees
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/story/0,3605,1650407,00.html


Theories on Crustal Displacement or Polar Shifts
The Albert Einstein and Charles Hapgood  Letters
http://www.maar.us/crustal_displacement.html


Rachel's News #830 http://rachel.org
http://lists.riseup.net/www/arc/pbnberkeley/2005-11/msg00058.html



Timothy Leary: Visionary?
http://www.lewrockwell.com/orig/garris3.html
The Internet vs. the State


Peak Oil resolution in U.S. House of Representaives
http://www.globalpublicmedia.com/articles/572


Claims oil production to peak this Thanksgiving
Peak oil awareness expected to surge this holiday season
http://www.speroforum.com/site/article.asp?idCategory=33&idsub=128&id=2188



Man arrested for leaking something that did not happen?
In the increasingly absurd, da-da world of Western government, this may be one of their very best efforts:
Here's a guy who was arrested by his government for leaking the transcript of a conversation his government says did not occur. 
Did Bush advocate bombing Al-Jazeera?
We're all familiar with the ways in which the Bush administration has tried to manipulate the press back home, but here's something we hadn't heard before. As the Associated Press
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20051122/ap_on_re_eu/britain_iraq
is reporting, British authorities have charged a civil servant with violating Britain's Official Secrets Act by leaking a transcript of a conversation between George W. Bush and Tony Blair. The subject of the conversation: Bush's desire to bomb the offices of Al-Jazeera in Qatar.
The AP report relies on a story from London's Daily Mirror. The Daily Mirror, in turn, quotes one unidentified government source as saying that Bush was joking when he talked about bombing the television network during an April 2004 meeting with Blair at the White House. But the paper also quotes another unidentified official who says that "Bush was deadly serious" about bombing Al-Jazeera, "as was Blair" in trying to dissuade him.
What does the White House say about the charge? "We are not going to dignify something so outlandish with a response," a White House official tells the BBC.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/4459296.stm
Which is like a denial, only different.
-- Tim Grieve [12:39 EST, Nov. 22, 2005]



9/11 Revealed: Challenging the Facts behind the War on Terror
September 4, 2005, The Sunday Times (book review in England's leading newspaper)
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2102-1757744,00.html

By allowing the attacks to happen - or in the case of the most extreme theories, by organising them under a "false flag" - the military-industrial complex in America, headed by Dick Cheney and his neocon supporters in the Project for a New American Century, guaranteed that America would stay at war and that profits would stay high. The authors of Revealed, both radical journalists, have subjected the official version of what happened to intense scrutiny and found huge gaps. Recalling that most of what we know about what happened on the planes comes from alleged calls made by passengers on mobile phones, they point out that most experts say that, for technical reasons, this contact would have been impossible to make. They highlight the absence of Mayday distress signals, the failure to find the black-box flight recorders for the WTC aircraft...the failure to carry out a full engineering investigation into why the towers collapsed so fast and the failure to scramble military aircraft to intercept the hijacked aircraft. Even more intriguing is the role of Hani Hanjour, the pilot of Flight 77 that hit the Pentagon. Anyone who examines the route taken by Hanjour will see that it required a complex maneuver by an experienced pilot. Yet in 2001, when Hanjour tried to fly down the Hudson air corridor in a light aircraft, his trainer was so unnerved that he denied him a second run. You don't have to be a conspiracy nut to see that the official account published by the 9/11 Commission is full of gaps.


Note: Hundreds of respected scientists, including a genius friend of Alok Jha, science correspondent, with six patents to his name, have developed devices which produce energy for a very low price, only to have their inventions either bought and shelved or destroyed systematically by those with vested interests My friend's $7 million company was taken over by vested oil interests after first both his home and office were ransacked and than a bullet-hole was put through his office window. For lots more on this, see our New Energy Information Center. http://www.wanttoknow.info/newenergyinformation

Fuel's paradise? Power source that turns physics on its head
November 4, 2005, The Guardian (one of the UK's leading newspapers)
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/story/0,3605,1627424,00.html

It seems too good to be true: a new source of near-limitless power that costs virtually nothing, uses tiny amounts of water as its fuel and produces next to no waste. Randell Mills, a Harvard University medic who also studied electrical engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, claims to have built a prototype power source that generates up to 1,000 times more heat than conventional fuel. Independent scientists claim to have verified the experiments and Dr Mills says that his company, Blacklight Power, has tens of millions of dollars in investment lined up to bring the idea to market. What has much of the physics world up in arms is Dr Mills's claim that he has produced a new form of hydrogen, the simplest of all the atoms, with just a single proton circled by one electron. In his "hydrino", the electron sits a little closer to the proton than normal, and the formation of the new atoms from traditional hydrogen releases huge amounts of energy. According to Dr Mills, there can be only one explanation: quantum mechanics must be wrong. "We've done a lot of testing. We've got 50 independent validation reports, we've got 65 peer-reviewed journal articles," he said. "We ran into this theoretical resistance and there are some vested interests here.


List of countries the USA has bombed since the end of World War II
http://www.davidbeaumont.btinternet.co.uk/msf/listbombed.html


http://www.worldmessenger.20m.com/weapons.html#bomb
List of countries that the U.S. has either bombed or gone to war against
since the end of World War II ~ compiled by historian William Blum:

China: 1945-46, 1950-53
Korea: 1950-53 1.6 million civilians dead
Guatemala: 1954, 1960, 1967-69 200,000 dead
Indonesia: 1958
Cuba: 1959-60
Vietnam: 1961-73 541,000 dead including 65,000 North Vietnamese civilians
Belgian Congo: 1964
Laos: 1964-73
Peru: 1965
Cambodia: 1969-70
(Iran-Iraq War 1980-88 50,000 dead, aided and abetted by the U.S.)
Grenada: 1983
Libya: 1986
El Salvador: 1980s
Nicaragua: 1980s 30,000 Nicaraguans dead
Panama: 1989
Invasion of Kuwait by Iraq and First Gulf War: 1990-91 100,000 dead
U.S. frequent bombing raids on Iraq: 1991- 2003, 1.5 million dead from
sanctions
Bosnia: 1995
Sudan: 1998
Afghanistan: 1998, 2001-02 5,000 civilians dead
Yugoslavia: 1999
Iraq: 2003 3,000 civilians dead
For The Record:
December 7, 1941 - a total of 2,323 U.S. servicemen were killed in Pearl
Harbor attack by Japan.
August 6 and 9, 1945 - 205,000 Innocent Japanese were murdered by American
Atomic bombs.
5.7 Million Jews were murdered by Hitler and his Nazis, whilst 13.4 million
non-Jews lost their lives
and 11.3 million total were killed in Asia, during WWII.
- Total civilian casualties (excluding military losses) from World War II
exceed 30.4 million.
Cambodia, Pol Pot, 1975-78 - 1.6 million dead

Brutality Smeared In U.S. Peanut Butter
When he announced the Afghan air strikes, President George Bush said: "We're a peaceful nation."
"This is the calling of the United States of America. The most free nation in the world. A nation built on
fundamental values that reject hate, reject violence, rejects murderers and rejects evil. We will not tire."

1953: U.S. overthrows Prime Minister Mossadeq of Iran. U.S. installs Shah Pahlavi as dictator
1954: U.S. overthrows democratically-elected President Arbenz of Guatemala. 200,000 civilians killed
1963: U.S. backs assassination of South Vietnamese President Diem.
1963-1975: American military kills 4 million people in Southeast Asia.
September 11, 1973: U.S. stages a coup in Chile. Democratically-elected President Salvador Allende assassinated.
Dictator Augusto Pinochet installed; 5,000 Chileans killed
1977: U.S. backs military rulers of El Salvador. 70,000 Salvadorians and four American nuns killed
1980s: U.S. trains Osama bin Laden and fellow terrorists to kill Soviets. CIA gives them $3 billionÊ
1981: Reagan administration trains and funds 'contras' 30,000 Nicaraguans die.
1982: U.S. provides billions in aid to Saddam Hussein for weapons to kill Iranians.
1983: White House secretly gives Iran weapons to kill Iraqis.
1989: CIA agent Manuel Noriega (also serving as president of Panama) disobeys orders from Washington.
US invades Panama and removes Noriega 3,000 Panamanian civilian casualties
1990: Iraq invades Kuwait with weapons from the U.S.
1991: U.S. enters Iraq. Bush Sr. reinstates dictator of Kuwait.
1991- present: American planes bomb Iraq on a weekly basis.
U.N. estimates 500,000 Iraqi children die from bombings and sanctions.
1998: Clinton bombs "weapons factory" in Sudan. Factory turns out to be making aspirin.
2000-01: U.S. gives Taliban-ruled Afghanistan $245 million in "aid."
September 11, 2001: Osama bin Laden uses his CIA training to 'allegedly' murder 3,000 people.
~ 'Bowling For Columbine', Michael Moore

March 2004: The U.S. led by Bush Jr. has now killed over 10,000 Afghan civilians
and more than15,000+ Iraqi civilians (Taliban, Afghan, Iraqi, US and UK soldiers not included).

2003 Why does the US Government not stop theses atrocities?!!!

Columbia: 32,000 homicides in 2002 alone - Death toll total in 2001 was 300,000. FARC verse corrupt U.S. backed Columbian army.
Kashmir: Pakistan verse India - 38,000 - 85,000 people have died in the revolt against New Delhi's rule in its only Muslim-majority state.
The Congo: Death toll in 2002...3.3 million and over 500,000 displaced.
Burundi: Nine year civil war, tens of thousands massacred, thousands raped, pillaged and displaced.
Nigeria: An estimated 10,000 people have died in political, ethnic and religious violence since 1999.
Sudan: Tens of thousands of southern Sudanese are enslaved and some five million people have been displaced.
Israel: Spring 2003 - At least 2,007 Palestinians and 734 Israelis have been killed since the uprising began in September 2000.
Sierra Leone: By 2001, 30,000 people had their limbs amputated by rebels fighting for diamond mine control - 50,000 dead.
Chechnya: Muslim rebels verse Russia - death toll in 2001, 100,000.
Iraq has NO weapons of mass destruction but N.Korea and Iran DO, as does India, Pakistan and ISRAEL!

A CENTURY OF U.S. MILITARY INTERVENTIONS
From Wounded Knee to Afghanistan - Compiled by Zoltan Grossman (revised 09/20/01)

Iraq War Fallout:
Are you aware of the long term effects of the chemicals and biological weapons
that Donald Rumsfeld authorized during the first Gulf War?
11,000 Gulf War vets are dead, 160,000 are severely sick and thousands are permanently disabled.
Do you want to know what the U.S. and UK troops will take home from Iraq this time around?   more...


911 - inside job. Demand investigation!
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://www.911review.com
http://911research.wtc7.net/talks/towers/index.html
http://www.globalresearch.ca - http://www.cooperativeresearch.org
http://www.911review.com/index.html
http://www.911review.com/911review/index.html



CNN Flashes a Big "X" Over Cheney's Face During Live TV Speech
At 11:04:45 AM ET Monday CNN was airing Vice President Dick Cheney's speech live from the American Enterprise Institute in Washington -- when a large black 'X' repeatedly flashed over the vice president's face!

The 'X' over Cheney's face appeared each time less than a second, creating an odd subliminal effect.

As this DRUDGE REPORT screen capture reveals, while one 'X' flashed over Cheney's face CNN ran a headline at the bottom of its screen: "CHENEY: I DO NOT BELIEVE IT IS WRONG TO CRITICIZE."

One top White House source expressed concern about what was aired over CNN.

"Is someone in Atlanta trying to tell us something?"

A CNN spokesman did not return repeated calls late Monday night. http://drudgereport.com/flash3cnc.htm



Iraq's Oil: The Spoils of War
http://news.independent.co.uk/world/middle_east/article328526.ece



Who really did vote for G. W. Bush's 2nd term?
Red State Road Trip: A 60-Minute Documentary
Filmmaker Chris Hume decided to find out by embarking on a 6,000-mile, cross-country journey in search of America's soul. The result: a fascinating, hilarious, and often disturbing road-trip adventure. View it free!
http://www.truthout.org/multimedia.htm



The Amerikan Korporate Republik: Where The Machines Do The Counting Of Our Votes
http://blackboxvoting.com/s9 and http://blackboxvoting.org



Texas Supreme Court rules property tax unconstitutional - http://Boston.com
http://www.boston.com/news/local/new_hampshire/articles/2005/11/22/texas_supreme_court_rules_property_tax_unconstitutional



November 2005

# Fri Nov 27, Sat Nov 28, Sun Nov 29 great night of music at the Fillmore Theater in San Francisco, featuring Spearhead, New Monsoon, Brett Dennen, and yours truly!  That’s right... The same theater that’s hosted great legends like Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, the Grateful Dead and Jimi Hendrix has requested my participation in this year’s Harvest Ball (special request by Franti himself!). I've been invited  to play a 10 minute "tweener" (Sun 11/27) right before the Thanksgiving Prayer and before Spearhead plays a full set of music. This could be my big break!

I have also been asked to put together and host a music program for the bar/restaurant upstairs at the Fillmore (where hundreds of the historic Fillmore posters are displayed) on Friday and Saturday nights (11/25 & 11/26). A complete list of these artists is at the bottom of this email.. I will also be performing 45 minutes upstairs on Saturday night!

Please consider joining our event to enjoy the music and support the 4th Annual Harvest Ball. It won’t be the same without you!
http://www.spearheadvibrations.com/news_harvest.html

JEREMY’S MAIN STAGE PERFORMANCE:
When: Sunday, November 27th (Spearhead plays Fri, Sat & Sun 11/25-11/26)
Where: the Fillmore Theater in San Francisco! (http://www.thefillmore.com/)
7:15    Brett Dennen
8:15    New Monsoon
9:45    Jeremy Pearl
9:55    Thanksgiving Prayer
10:00  Michael Franti and Spearhead

This will be my first time performing at the FILLMORE THEATER, and I am totally thrilled and honored! I’ve played on-stage with Michael Franti now at two previous events, and I’m hoping that he invites me to join the stage for a song during the Spearhead show as well. I would love to have you with us to share in this special event.

The Fillmore is located at the corner of Geary & Fillmore. 1805 Geary Blvd., San Francisco CA 94115, phone: 415.346.6000

The Harvest Ball is a 3 night event, Friday, November 25th – Sunday, November 27th.
SATURDAY NIGHT’S PROCEEDS WILL GO TO HURRICANE KATRINA RELIEF.

ALSO, SPECIAL MUSICAL PERFORMANCES WILL BE FEATURED IN THE POSTER ROOM!:
Music upstairs in the bar/restaurant will feature these phenomenal up-N-coming artists:

Friday Night (8:30PM – 9:55PM):
8:30    Emrys Hanley (from Santa Cruz)
9:00    Serenity Levy (from Santa Cruz)
9:15    Barry Syska (from Berkeley)

Saturday Night (8:30PM – 10:40PM):
8:30    TBD
9:15    Jeremy Pearl (from a lot of places!)
10:00  Ian Rhett (from San Francisco)

THESE EVENING STARTER EVENTS WILL BE HOSTED BY ME, AND WILL DEFINITELY ROCK THE HOUSE!!
Please consider coming by 8:30 to support our artists and enjoy a full night of music!

Tickets are available on-line at http://www.thefillmore.com, or at the Fillmore Theater itself.

Happy Holidays.. I hope that you’re healthy and happy and flowing in your days and weeks. I know that these are tough times for many people right now, and I’ll be sending love and hopeful thoughts around the globe as time marches on.

Much love, Jeremy



SAT NOV 26

# Bugs and Beer Exposition and Party Sat Nov 26 6pm- 11pm ish
A good attitude and beverage of your choice
Our entomologist buddy, Don Ehlen, is bringing his
30,000 odd insect collection to our place (127 Scott St. SF) this
Saturday and we're having a "Bugs and Beer Party, Specimen Viewing and
Insect Storytelling Event" starting at 6pm until whenever. These semi-
annual parties are eagerly anticipated events in Don's home town of
Seattle. He did a small "trial run" of a West Coast road show last
year, which was so much fun that he wanted to expand it and do it again.
Bring yourself, your best attitude and -if you wish- some beer
or other beverage.
Casa Mooshka y Playa Whole 127 Scott St. San Francisco
Scott Street is one block east of Divisidero. The cross streets are
Haight and Waller.
Rubus.discolor gmail com 415-424-6420


# Bondage a Go Go this Saturday at Cat Club with ...
Sat Nov 26 10:00 PM Cat Club 1190 Folsom @ 8th
Bondage A Go Go PT (Prime Time) Presents DARKNESS
BaGG vs. DEATH GUILD
In a Battle for Gothik Supremacy!
DJ Dance with Damon, Shatter & Nurse Glitch (BaGG)
Special Guests Joe Radio & Decay (Death Guild)
Crypt Keeper Vinyl by WASEMASTER (Green Recordings SF)
Go Go Dancers * Horrific Videos
21 and over (ID Required)
Cat Club 1190 Folsom (@ 8th) San Francisco
Drs. 10pm - 3am after hours
Dress Code: Black or Pink ("Pink is the NEW Black")
$7 in proper attire $10 w/o
Ladies Handcuffed to the bar drink FREE before 11pm


# SAT NOV 26 10pm-6am 1275 Connecticut @ cesar chavez
danzhaus / GBW / Ginger Bread Warehouse
lots of djs and live models, live art.
$10 < midnight > $15


# Wasted and Basted Thanksgiving Underground - Sa...
Saturday, November 26, 2005 more on this date
10:00 PM Gingerbread House http://www.danzhaus.com
1275 Connecticut @ Cesar Chavez, between 280 and 101 San Francisco, CA
Burn off turkey and gravy on the dancefloor. It's our holiday all-nighter with house and breaks rocking on two floors!

DJs-->

Jeno
Charlotte the Baroness
Solar
Justin Martin
Lance Desardi
Laird
Seven
Leonard
Marco Solforetti [Tenax - Firenze, Italy]
Queen Agnes B.
Peter Blick with live trumpet by Carlos Washington

10pm-6am, $10 before midnight, $15 after.
The Gingerbread House
Potrero Hill, San Francisco
Dance performances all night, massage. 21+



More Saturday eve events:
http://sanfrancisco.tribe.net/event/category?more_on_date=y&starting_on=2005-11-26



Sun Nov 27

# Sun Nov 27 8AM / FESTIVAL till 6pm in Golden Gate Park near 9th and Lincoln
http://www.rhodyco.com/farside05.html#info Run to The Farside


# NCWTR Friends,
There is lots of new energy for war tax resistance coming out of the Friends Meeting in San Francisco.  They will be having an informational meeting next Sunday, which is open to anyone interested in the issue.  Please pass the word, and stay tuned for a December report back on the National War Tax Resistance Strategy Conference which was held in Brooklyn.  Meanwhile, have a great Thanksgiving!
---
Northern California War Tax Resistance
(510) 843-9877 € http://www.nowartax.org
Thank you for working for peace!

Come to tell!  Come to hear!

War Tax Resistance: Experiences and Opportunities

There will be an informational meeting
on Sunday, November 27 at 1 o’clock.
 
San Francisco Friends Meeting House 65 Ninth St @ Market
(between Market and Mission, near Civic Center BART)
 
Jay Sordean from
Northern California War Tax Resistance
will be a resource person.
Exhibits and working materials will be available.

Come learn about easy and low risk ways to
withhold tax support for war.
 
Help us plan for group actions in the spring.
 
If a lot do a little together, we can make an impact.
 
Steve Leeds and Elizabeth Boardman
will be facilitating.  For more information,
call Elizabeth at 415-452-1526 eboardman sbcglobal net


# Sun Nov 27 1:30pm SEAFLOW THANKSGIVING CELEBRATION
Please join us at the Seaflow offices, 1062 Fort Cronkhite, Sausalito, on Sunday, November 27th for a Thanksgiving Celebration on our Pacific shores, One O'Clock to Five O'Clock in the Afternoon.
Native American Elder Fred Wahpepah will lead a ritual of thanks at 1:30 PM.
A Thanksgiving Potluck will follow at 2:30 PM: Bring your favorite dish to share in appreciation of the harvest and the Earth's abundance.
RSVP to Terri at 415-229-9335 or e-mail terri seaflow org Family and Friends are welcome. Let her know which dish you would like to offer. We look forward to sharing a day of gratitude with you!
http://www.seaflow.org Protecting Marine Mammals (often from NAVY SONAR testing)


# BAH @ Yoga Mob 11/27 ( BAH = Bay Area Hula Hoopers )
Sunday, November 27 2:00 PM Yoga Mob 3359 Cesar Chavez
http://bayareahoopers.tribe.net
....for those of you still in town, unless you see or hear otherwise, Bay Area Hoopers are back @ Yoga Mob this sunday from 2:00-5:00 pm~
~small donation requested; no one turned away for lack of funds ; beginners very welcome; ask for Cat if i'm not there.... ~
Take BART to 24th and Mission Street. Walk three blocks to Mission and Cesar Chavez.
Muni bus lines 14 and 49 stop half a block from the Yoga Mob warehouse.


# 5x5 open house and gallery sun nov 27 2pm till late free! donations encouraged!
Foto Gourmet Studios 2192 Folsom @ 18th St sf http://fotogourmet.com/5x5


# 11/27: Penny Potlatch Parade (haight ashbury)
This Annual (late) Autumnal Extravaganza has been a Cacophony Society favorite for over 13 years! This Thanksgiving weekend, give thanks with a ritual of abundance as we throw our money away on Haight Street while singing "Pennies From Heaven"! Give people a penny for their thoughts and spare-change the passers-by (offering, that is...). But be sure to save enough pennies for the carousel in Golden Gate Park after the sidewalk parade. Bevys of tap dancing copper-clad showgirls/boys performing lavish synchronized production numbers never materialize, but are encouraged to attend none the less.
WHEN: Sunday, November 27, 2:30 PM SHARP!
WHERE: Meet at NE corner of Haight & Ashbury, San Francisco
BRING: Your Penny Jar!
DRESS: Autumnal, Monetary, Copper, or Pilgrim & Indian attire encouraged
NEEDED: A LOUD boom box to blast our Depression era money music, if you can bring one please call
YOUR HOST: Peter Copperseed (415) 252-7459
http://www.craigslist.org/eve/112970703.html


# 11/27: Building Teepees Together - Native American Performance Benefit Sho
Sunday, November 27th, 2005 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Cell Space http://cellspace.org
2050 Bryant Street @ 18th st. Mission District, SF
San Francisco, CA

$10.00 at the door

All Nations Singers
Medicine Warrior Dancers
Native Flutist - Juliet Small-Leonce
Jennifer Fox Bennet - Poet
Indigenous Art By: Sean Nash & Juaquin Newman
Other Performers To Be Announced

Native American Arts & Crafts & Raffles

All Proceeds from this show will benefit
The Wasson family (Paiute), long time
San Francisco residents who were left
homeless after their home caught on fire on September 24, 2005.
http://www.craigslist.org/eve/110109581.html



Mon Nov 28

# SF Rope Bondage Peer Workshop Mon Nov 28 7:30 PM
The Citadel 1277 Mission St at 9th St. http://www.sfrope.org
Come to the SF Rope Bondage Peer Workshop, a space for people to work on skills and technique with rope bondage. Whether you've never tied a knot or you've been using rope for years, show up, practice, learn at your own pace from your peers, learn out of a book, or learn what it feels like to be on both sides of the rope. Come alone or bring a friend!
Note: Rae, the hostess, is moving to Seattle in December and this is her last workshop in SF! Please come by to tie some rope and wish her well. Plus, find out who our new SF workshop host will be....
RSVPs are not required.
Event: Monday November 28th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Admission: We recommend a $5 - $10 donation to cover venue costs


# GIVE THANX @ LEVEL3 Mon Nov 28 10:00 PM Power Exchange
74 Otis SF CA 94107 415-478-9944 http://www.powerexchange.com
LEVEL3 is open FRI & SAT, so come by and check us out... 10pm-5am
Couples: $40.00 Women: $10.00 Location: 74 Otis San Francisco
LEVEL3 is the first club of it's kind in the Bay Area to cater “exxxclusively” to “couples and single women” only!
10,000 square feet of adult pleasure!
Your admission to LEVEL3 allows you full access to the remaining floors of the Power Exchange.
Please contact JESIKALEVEL3 with any questions...


# Birthday Party for James M Mon Nov 28 at the Cellar (685 Sutter @ Taylor). DJ's include, but are not limited to, Geoff V. (indie rock guru), Aaron S. (aka. Handlebars) and me. Britpop karaoke DJ Bill is hosting a round of "sing like the guy from the Darkness" karaoke at midnight. Best rendition wins a free CD. The festivities start at 9pm. See you then! http://tribe.net



Tue Nov 29

# 11/29: ecoVillage Coffee Hour, 6 PM (oakland lake merritt / grand)
http://ecoVillage510.org/descriptions.html#Coffee%20Hour
ecoVillage Coffee Hour: The longest-lived activity on the ecoVillage calendar. No agenda. Come join in the mix and enjoy community. Every Tuesday at 6 PM at The Leaning Tower of Pizza, 498 Wesley at Brooklyn just off Lakeshore Avenue.
http://ecoVillage510.org geese4peace yahoo com


# 11/29: Light a Candle for Palestine (downtown / civic / van ness)
CANDLE LIGHT VIGIL
Light a Candle to Brighten Bethlehem's Christmas
In the Shadow of Israel's Apartheid
Tue Nov 29 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Union Square, San Francisco
Corner of Geary and Stockton Close to Powell St. BART Station

Stand with Palestine and join the candle light vigil on Tuesday November 29, 2005; Stand with the children of Bethlehem and say no to the continuing repression, killing, imprisonment, torture, expulsion and occupation of the indigenous people of Palestine by Israel?s apartheid forces. Israel continues to receive monetary and political support from the US government.

On November 29, 2005 we will celebrate the International Day in Solidarity with the Palestinian People by raising a candle in Union Square and asking Christmas shoppers to remember Bethlehem and the star of Christmas by divesting from Israel. The star?s brightness will not return to Bethlehem as long as the apartheid wall is casting its racist shadow on Palestine's children. Our candles will shine over Union Square and call for the return of justice to the land of Palestine.

We will also join the international activities in the week of action against the illegal apartheid wall, erected by the Apartheid State of Israel in order to steal more land, and expel more Palestinians. The apartheid wall was declared illegal by the International Court, and violates the Geneva Conventions.

November 29, 2005 also marks the fifth anniversary of launching the International Movement to Divest from Israel
http://www.craigslist.org/eve/113397261.html


# Tuesday, November 29, 6:30 pm - 8 pm
New College of California
MEDIA STUDIES MA PROGRAM - OPEN HOUSE
New College Cultural Center, 766 Valencia St., SF
 
Come to our Open House and meet with Media Studies faculty to learn more about the Media Studies program at New College. See student work, meet with current students, tour the Digital Theater media lab, discuss your plans and ask questions.
 
Light refreshments will be served.
Make Media that Makes a Difference!!

Offering an innovative media studies education for social change, the New College Media Studies Graduate Program is founded on the belief that vibrant alternative media are urgently needed to renew our democracy and achieve peace and social justice. The program encourages media makers to speak truth to power, expose injustice and enable marginalized communities to utilize media – and in these ways create a forum for the practice of democracy.
 
For more information, visit the Media Studies website
http://www.newcollege.edu/media_studies/index.cfm
 or call Mary Ellen Churchill at 415-437-3494.


# 11/29: The End Of Suburbia (richmond / seacliff) November 29, 7 p.m.
Free screening of the ground-breaking documentary on peak oil and natural gas, and the end of cheap energy. This movie features New College Santa Rosa Professor of Ecology Richard Heinberg, Rolling Stone writer James Howard Kunstler, and economist Matthew Simmons. The movie will be followed by a discussion with Supervisor Jake McGoldrick on creating local transportation policies that help us transition to the post-carbon future. Sponsored by the Transportation Working Group of the San Francisco Green Party. The Bazaar Cafe, 5927 California St. (between 21st and 22nd avenues), San Francisco. 7 p.m. Free. For more information contact carfreetalk techforpeople net
http://www.craigslist.org/eve/110424846.html


# Tue, Nov 29 7pm San Geronimo
An Evening with Aquatic Ecologist Leslie Ferguson
San Geronimo Valley Cultural Center
6350 Sir Fancis Drake Blvd. (5 mi. west of Fairfax)
http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# Movie night: "Videodrome" Tue Nov 29 7:30 PM
Doors open at 7:30, screening begins promptly at 8:00 pm
555 De Haro Street @ 18th
Suite 120 (entrance at the bottom of the parking lot)
Free admission, donations accepted
Bring your own whatever

Every other Tuesday night, Encounter Studio presents classic and cult films on an amazingly bright, sharp digital projector in a comfortable home environment. Our feature presentation this week is "Videodrome" by the acclaimed Canadian director of the macabre, David Cronenberg.

Videodrome
1983
Written and directed by David Cronenberg
Starring James Woods and Deborah Harry

Cronenberg's deconstruction of television's dark side is part horror film and part psychological thriller, with unforgettably disturbing imagery and dialog worthy of cinematic immortality. James Woods portrays a cable television programmer who stumbles upon a pirate satellite broadcast that features the most shocking and depraved content imaginable: apparently genuine scenes of torture and murder. This "Videodrome" program warps the minds of its viewers, causing hallucinations and ultimately resulting in the viewers' total detachment from reality. As Woods's character descends into madness, we see laid bare his terrifying visions of the distortion and mutilation of the body as it merges with technology. Despite its gruesome content, this is an important film from an intellectual and historical standpoint. Although it is not for the faint of heart, "Videodrome" should be seen by anyone who casts a critical eye toward the evils of media manipulation.

"...whatever appears on the television screen emerges as raw experience for those who watch it. Therefore television is reality, and reality is less than television." -- Professor Brian O'Blivion


# Tue Nov 29 8pm The Heads Up Collective Presents: Televising the Revolution (mission district)
An ongoing monthly series showcasing radical films and supporting local organizing.
El Rio 3158 Mission St, Just South of Cesar Chavez San Francisco
http://www.elriosf.com Free but donations accepted 21 and over)

November Film Night: “A Tattoo On My Heart:
The Warriors of Wounded Knee 1973”

A recently-released documentary investigating the American Indian Movement’s (AIM) occupation of Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota.

“On February 27, 1973 traditional and AIM leaders chose [the] location to make a stand–the site of the 1890 massacre at Wounded Knee. Cold, hungry, and armed only with hunting rifles, fake guns, and one AK-47, they held out for 71 days against the US government…A Tattoo on My Heart: The Warriors of Wounded Knee 1973 tells this dramatic and emotional story in the words of those men and women who struggled for survival inside the bunkers and ravines at Wounded Knee.”

A benefit for: Bay Native Circle

A radio program by and for American Indians living in the Bay Area. The money raised will go to buy much needed recording devices to conduct interviews for the program. Airs 2pm Wednesday on KPFA.



Wed Nov 30

# Voices of Your Call Wed Nov 30 5:30 PM
Location: art gallery San Francisco
with Laura Flanders (now of Air America) and current hosts Mary Ambrose and Rebecca Roberts.
When: November 30, 2005 at 5:30 PM.
Where: An art gallery in San Francisco.
Who: Open to all members of Friends of KALW.
Benefits: KALW 91.7 FM, San Francisco Bay Area
More info: http://www.friendsofkalw.org


# Volunteer Opportunity at the Center for Sex & Culture Wed Nov 30 6:00 PM
Where: Center for Sex & Culture, 398 Harrison Street 5 - 9PM
What: Looking through a stack of newspapers and magazines and clipping the articles about sex.
We'll order pizza. It will be fun.
You don't need to sign up or RSVP. Just show up and receive my warm and hearty thanks.
~Skippy Librarian, Center for Sex & Culture


# Philip Zimbardo and Artur Zmijewski Wed Nov 30
The CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts presents world-
renowned Stanford psychologist Philip Zimbardo in conversation with
Polish artist Artur Zmijewski on Wednesday, November 30, at 6 p.m. in
Timken Lecture Hall at the California College of the Arts San
Francisco campus, 1111 Eighth Street. This special event kicks off an
exhibition of Zmijewski's 39-minute film "Repetition" (2005), a
documentary recording his reenactment of Professor Zimbardo's 1971
Stanford Prison Experiment. The film screens every hour on the hour
at the CCA Wattis Institute's Logan Galleries from November 30, 2005,
to February 21, 2006.
CCA Timken Lecture Hall 1111 8th St @ 16th St. SF
http://www.wattis.org eholt [at] cca.edu 415-703-9549


# The Veil of Berta Wed Nov 30 7:00 pm
The film is FREE but $5 donations are accepted
THE VEIL OF BERTA Presented by Yael Martinez

This film delicately narrates the story of Berta Quintreman, an
elderly indigenous woman who, at the age of 88, led the last group
opposing the construction of the Ralco Project, a gigantic dam that
will stop the flow of the Bio Bio River and flood the land where her
native Mapuche Pewenche community has lived for centuries. A woman
with a strong personality and a unique blend of humor and energy,
Berta lives alone on her small pieces of land and observes all the
traditions of her people. On a daily basis she greets the trees and
the sun, drinks mate (a traditional herbal tea) with her dead, and
says her prayers. But at the same time we will see that she confronts
the authorities of Endesa (a Spanish transnational company) and the
Chilean government. She manages to halt the machinery and works
together with other families to prevent the flooding of their land.
The Mapuche people are the largest indigenous tribe of southern
Chile. After the ending of Pinochet's military dictatorship and under
increasing pressure from forestry companies, the Mapuche took up the
struggle in the 1990's to recover their territory. This film is
directed by Jeanette Paillán. Jeannette herself will attend the
showing to comment on her work and the situation of the Mapuche
people today. Jeannette's works have been screened internationally
since 1994. Her first documentary, Wallmapu, was awarded at the 2003
Human Rights Film Festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Jeannette was
also festival coordinator of the 2004 CLACPI Festival of Indigenous
Film and Video in Santiago, Chile.

Before and after the film, everyone's invited to indulge in our
Humanist Coffee House.

Humanist Hall 390 27th St @ Broadway / Telegraph Oakland 510-393-5685
http://www.HumanistHall.net
HumanistHall Yahoo com 510-393-5685
http://www.HumanistHall.net


# 11/30: FrEE MOVIE NIGHTS EVERY WED @ STATION 40 (mission district)
Bring your friends! 9PM (the movie starts *at* 9) station40 3030 16th St.
at Mission / Valencia
here's the upcoming schedule for movie nights:

(november)
- walmart - http://www.walmartmovie.com/ - 16th
- aristide and the endless revolution & Q&A w/ben terrall - http://www.unaff.org/2005/f_aristide.html - 23rd
- wattstax - http://tinyurl.com/dukmk- 30th

(december)
- dark days - http://tinyurl.com/bdutm - 7th
- the take - http://tinyurl.com/cbuvl - 14th
- this revolution will not be televised - http://tinyurl.com/9cu9d - 21st (tentative)
- baraka - http://tinyurl.com/d3ycn - 28th (tentative)

(january)
- mary poppins - http://tinyurl.com/5xqyf - 4th (by demand)

http://www.craigslist.org/eve/111313982.html


# The Banana Futures 11/30 Robotspeak Sessions Wed Nov 30 9pm
Robotspeak 589 1/2 Haight st @Steiner San Francisco, CA 94117
More Info: 1.877.3.ROBOTS
http://www.robotspeak.com/html/sessions.html
Swanky music at Robotspeak Nov 30th!
Check out The Banana Futures playing at Robotspeak on Nov. 30th.
with nifty lighting by Costello
Event Info:
9pm-2am
http://www.robotspeak.com/html/sessions.html
1.877.3 ROBOTS
589 1/2 haight st. @ steiner
http://garrettjames.info/
http://www.kiraofthewired.com



Dec 2005

Thur Dec 1 New Moon


# 1st Thursday 20 art gallery openings in 5 story building at 49 Geary 5:30-7:30pm


# Worlds Apart Thursday, December 1 5:30pm-8:00pm Free`

Urbis Artium Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition
featuring works in various media by San Francisco, Portland, and
Seattle-based artists, focusing on concepts of visual and verbal
elements of place-memory. Featured artists include: Francesca
Berrini, Diem Chau, Kathryn Arnold, Lisa Allen, and Zane Peach.
Opening reception December 1 from 5:30-8:00. Show runs from December
1-30, 2005.

Urbis-Artium Gallery 49 Geary Street, 2nd Fl.
San Francisco 415-369-9404 http://www.urbis-artium.com


# Vegetarian Outreach at Berkeley Animal Rescue Fundraiser
Please join me to demonstrate animal compassion at the Hopalong Animal
Rescue's First Annual Fur Ball Fundraiser.
http://www.hopalong.org/furball2005.html
Date: Thursday, December 1st
Time: 6pm
Location: Gaia Arts Center

2120 Allston Way, Berkeley
I plan on attending with a PETA body video screen, displaying Meat
Your Meat and Reason's To Go Vegetarian videos during the reception
from 5:30pm to 8pm.
Everyone is welcome to join.
I will have literature available for anyone attending.
Please feel free to contact me or just show up to participate.
Thanks, "You Won't Want to Miss It!" -Douglass


# Art for the House Thu Dec 1 6-10pm Free
Shooting Gallery 839 Larkin @ Geary
http://www.shootinggallerysf.org


# December 1st : Northern California 9-11 Truth Organizing
Meeting, SF <> (War Memorial Building, 7-10pm)
911 - inside job. Demand investigation!
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://www.911review.com
http://911research.wtc7.net/talks/towers/index.html
http://www.globalresearch.ca - http://www.cooperativeresearch.org
http://www.911review.com/index.html
http://www.911review.com/911review/index.html


# Thursday, December 1, 7:00 PM
KPFA Labor Collective Forum
Change To Win (CTW) St. Louis Convention &
The Sutter Hospital Strike
New College Cultural Center, 766 Valencia St., SF
The KPFA Labor Collective covered the September 27 founding convention of the Change To Win Federation which was held in St. Louis. This presentation will include a documentary about the convention and discussion about the role of labor media. Change To Win includes the SEIU, Teamsters, Laborers, Carpenters, Farmworkers and UFCW.
The KPFA Labor Collective has produced regular programming on Labor Day, May Day and on many issues facing working people here and around the world.
We will also show a short clip on the Sutter Hospital strike and there will be a report about the use of the Steele Foundation union busting goons.
$3.00 Donation Requested (This will go to purchase equipment and supplies for the Labor Collective)
Endorsed by New College Media Studies MA Program, Labor Video Project, TV214
For further information:
(510)-848-0124x606 and leave a message
KPFA Labor Collective, Box 69, KPFA, 1929 MLK Drive, Berkeley, CA 94704
kpfalaborcollective yahoo com 



Fri Dec 2

# Fri Dec 2 Truth and Lies 6 - 9 pm free
MISSION 17 Presents TRUTH AND LIES (Our Second Annual Juried Exhibition)
2111 Mission @ 17th St. suite 401 SF, CA 94110 http://www.mission17.com


# Fri, Dec 2 7pm The Incredible Shrinking Map of Palestine
St. Joseph the Worker Church 1640 Addison St. Berkeley
http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# "Stop Global Warming" Actions on December 3
Saturday, December 3, 2005 more on this date
Climate Crisis Coalition Organizing Nationwide

"Stop Global Warming" Actions on December 3

Climate Crisis, USA Join the World!
http://www.climatecrisis.us today announced that it is
organizing actions across the United States on and
around December 3 to demand that the U.S. government
support action that is commensurate with the urgency of
the deepening climate crisis.

"Scores of Stop Global Warming local actions will be
happening during the Nov. 28-Dec. 9 time period when
the huge, United Nations Climate Conference in Montreal
takes place," said Ted Glick, spokesperson for the
group. "We will be acting in concert with hundreds of
thousands of people in at least 28 countries around
the world who are making December 3rd an
International Day of Action to Stop Global Warming."

The Climate Crisis group is demanding that the U.S.
government join the world by ratifying the Kyoto
Protocol.

Climate Crisis also demands that the federal government
withdraw its annual $25 billion in subsidies for coal
and oil and create equivalent subsidies for clean,
safe, non-nuclear energy alternatives; that it
dramatically strengthen energy conservation and fuel
efficiency standards; that it plan for a just
transition for workers, Indigenous communities and
others affected by a change to clean energy; and that
it actively defend the world's forests and support
community-run tree planting campaigns.

States where local actions will be taking place
include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado,
Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois,
Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan,
Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio,
Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and
Washington.

In D.C. on December 3, scores of hybrid vehicles
organized by the Chesapeake Climate Action Network will
circle the White House. In New Orleans the Alliance for
Affordable Energy will be holding a Stop Global Warming
event in the French Quarter. In Los Angeles on December
2, the Labor/Community Strategy Center will be doing an
action calling for an expansion of the city's bus fleet
to provide badly-needed public transportation which
will also cut down on car-producing greenhouse gases.
And in New York, also on December 2, a coalition of
groups will rally in Foley Square across from the
Federal Building calling for the federal government to
stop its obstructionist efforts and instead act to
address this urgent crisis.

In many localities, following the lead of organizers of
a massive march on December 3 in Montreal, participants
in the actions will try to hold their breath for 60
seconds. USA Join the World! coordinator Glick
explained that, 'Doing so reminds us all how important
clean air is to all living things. It reminds us of the
urgency of our work. It is a metaphor for what people
on some Pacific islands may soon have to do as the
oceans rise and their islands disappear and breathing
becomes impossible.'

Ted Glick, 973-338-5398 Barbara Lerman, 609-203-1842


# Sat Dec 3 1pm KFC protest San Jose
Come help get the word out to boycott KFC until they stop torturing the millionsj of chickens they serve.
KFC 250 North Bascom, San Jose (corner of No. Bascom and Naglee) Posters and leaflets provided. See you there!


# Well All Right Saturday, December 3 4:00pm-7:00pm free
Opening Reception Saturday, December 3rd 4-7PM
Gallery Hours Saturday December 10th / 17th 12-6PM
Artists Paul Urich , Jessica Cadkin , Don Roller , Nancy Chan
Curated by Brion Nuda Rosch
Hallway Bathroom Gallery 391A South Van Ness San Francisco


# 12-03 6:00 PM Danzhaus 1275 Connecticut @ Cesar Chavez, between 101 / 280
http://WWW.NobleLifeElements.com
THis is an event not to be missed
Wisdom is headling, if you havent seen them get ready to be blown away!!!!
along with the Flower of life Band and Hamsa Lila
this night will go down in history
we also have the sweet sounds of DJ Mycho Cocoa
visionary art by Cari Tompson and Luke Brown
guest speakers such as Mark Cummings and Chad Ashley Vandenburg- and steve Adler
All the best raw gourmet snacks and powerfull elexeirs that will keep you dancing all night
As well as GOLD RUSH colloidal Gold on Tap
and soo much more!!!!
doors open at six pm enjoy yoga with Racheal Breeze
Speakers at eight and music and performance dance ritual at nine
The word Is Seriously out soo get you pre-sale tickets
asap at ticketweb.com for $15
or take your chance at the door for $20 $5 off if you present our hemp paper hand bill at the door
This is a all ages family event We look forward to playing with you.
Location is DanzHaus in San Francisco 1275 conneticut on the corner of army


# Sat, Dec 3, 2005      7:30 pm
A Question of Conscience: Martin Sheen & Fr. Roy Bourgeois
Newman Hall 2700 Dwight Way at College Ave. Berkeley
http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# saturday, december 3rd

perhaps you have had the pleasure to try the ancient
egyptian colloidal gold elixir
made by our local Gold Rush crew

join us for their launch evening with this gold flowing on tap
speakers, art, and sacred performance will be amongst the delights

i will be offering to the event 2 dance invocations:
-10:45 solo piece
-midnite witching hour Balinese mask dance with Liquid
Fire Mantra, including Forrest & Natalia

forrest and i will also be selling our goods which
will be a collection of my recent textile alchemy, and
his unique jewelry and shoes from magical balinese
artists looking forward to seeing you there!
in dance and inspiration, tenley

Danz Haus 1275 connecticut @ caesar chavez, sf
saturday, decmber 3 415 561 1414
http://thinleywangmo.com
http://noblelifeelements.com


# ELEMENTS FOR LIFE INC. PRESENTS GOLD RUSH LAUNCH PARTY!!!
SATURDAY - DECEMBER 3RD DANZHAUS : . SAN FRANCISCO
Doors Open @ 6pm > 3am Featuring
WISDOM, HAMSA LILA THE FLOWER OF LIFE BAND DJ MYCHO COCOA

Join us as we CELEBRATE the launch of a
NEW PARADIGM VEHICLE
for PERSONAL ABUNDANCE and PLANETARY HEALING!
This incredible event is a collaboration of open hearted
visionary artists committed to the healing of our current world!

GUEST SPEAKERS 7PM

STEVE ADLER - Love Without End
TIM BYBEE - Pacific Renewables
MARC KUMMINGS - Beyond Quantum Physics
CHAD ASHLEY VANDENBERG - Elements for Life

6PM - YOGA w/ Rachael Breeze
MIDNITE - LIQUID FIRE MANTRA DANCE
Featuring Tenley, Natalia, Forrest and DJ Mycho Cocoa

GOLD RUSH COLLOIDAL GOLD available on tap...
ForYour Energy Body Activation Pleasure!!!

Natural High-Vibration Raw Food Treats and Herbal Elixirs
Organic Alchemy by Shakti Superfoods Living Food Creations

All Ages Event. Families Welcome.
$15 presale > ticketweb.com : : $20 at the door.
DANZHAUS : . 1275 Connecticut on the corner of Army.
*Formerly known as the Gingerbread Warehouse*
For more Info Contact Event Hotline 415.561.1414



# December 3rd/4th : UPCOMING! - 911 Strategy Festival, SF <>
(War Memorial Building, Sat [1pm - 5pm], Sun [10am - 5pm])
December 3rd-4th : 911 Strategy Festival

SATURDAY, December 3rd, Beginning at 1:00pm
2nd Floor Veteran's War Memorial Building, 401 Van Ness Ave.
(Room #'s TBA)

On Saturday, the first day of the Strategy Festival, we will be
showing two films and celebrating our community with light snacks and
refreshments .

FILMS:

Two Newly Edited Pieces of David Ray Griffin by Ken Jenkins

ourownprv@tebinladen - a sneak preview of a film that will
premiere outside the US, by an amazing woman, Samira Goetschel, that
includes her quest to understand what happened and why on September
11th.

She interviews Noam Chomsky, Jack Blum, Zbigniew Brzezinski,
Stansfield Turner, Milton Bearden, John Cooley, Paul Fitzgerald and
Elizabeth Gould... among others...

Bring whatever you wish to share with others..

911 - inside job. Demand investigation!
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://www.911review.com
http://911research.wtc7.net/talks/towers/index.html
http://www.globalresearch.ca - http://www.cooperativeresearch.org
http://www.911review.com/index.html
http://www.911review.com/911review/index.html


# Sat, Dec 3, 2005 - Sat, Feb 26, 2005      10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Nature Walks - See Spawning Salmon Marin County
http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# The Dick 'N Dubya Show: A Republican Outreach Cabaret
Sat/Sun Dec 3/4; 10/11; 17/18 7.00pm $15.00 - $22.00
The Marsh, a breeding ground for new performance, is pleased to
announce that due to overwhelming ticket demand, it will be extending
its run of the "DICK 'N DUBYA SHOW: A REPUBLICAN OUTREACH CABARET"
from December 3 through December 18, 2005. Dubya (Amos Glick) and
Dick (Ed Holmes) are on a mission: to infiltrate progressive
communities and convert every last liberal into a card-carrying
member of the Republican Party. A hilarious mix of political insight
& obfuscation presented in song and dance, the show is directed by
Bill Allard of Duck's Breath Mystery Theater.
The Marsh, Berkeley 2118 Allston Way near Shattuck Berkeley
415-826-5750 http://www.themarsh.org
diana themarsh org 1-800-838-3006 (for Tickets)
http://www.dickndubya.us



# Belle Bizarre: An Orgy of Shopping!
a benefit for the Center for Sex and Culture and Exotic Dancers Education Project
http://www.sexworkerfest.com/belle_bizarre/
Sunday December 4, 2005
Center for Sex and Culture at The Epicenter, 398 11th St. (near Harrison) San Francisco
Performers: Performances by Stalker Haller, with Raffle-A-Trix Annie Danger, Scarlot Harlot, Carol Queen, Dee Dee Russell, Twincest , Rahman, Burlesque artists Sadie Lune, Mint Julep and Lady Monster!!! plus lap dances by Natasha Sommers
Massage by Brian at Innovativetouch.net
Art from Ruby Pearl, Jane Cassell, Robyn Few with SWOP T-Shirts, Scarlot Harlot's Whore Store, Dee Dee's Art and Blinkies, Vagina Lady's Vagina Art, Collage by Carol Queen, and your stuff!!!
Reserve your tables now! Sell your stuff!
http://www.acteva.com/go/exoticevents
10am-9PM 5PM until 9 Shop till you drop with DJs, party party....
Costs: Free admission until 5 PM.
After 5 PM, $10-$50, sliding scale (no one turned away for lack of funds) Buy tickets also at
http://www.acteva.com/go/exoticevents


# Sun, Dec 4, 2005      5:00 pm
Danny Glover, Barbara Becnel and Kevin Epps host program and film screening of "Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story" Victoria Theatre 2961 16th St @ Mission San Francisco
http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# Mon, Dec 5, 7 pm Tom Hayden signing and reading
New College 777 Valencia St @ 19th St. San Francisco
http://newcollege.edu
http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# ---TUESDAY 12/06
* The FIRST TUESDAY is always FREE DAY at the following SF MUSEUMS:
California Legion of Honor art museum (34th Av in Lincoln Park; 415-
863-3330; 930am-5pm; http://www.Thinker.org free EVERY Tuesday, in
fact), New Asian Art Museum (200 larkin at The Civic Center; 415-379-
8800; 10am-5pm), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (701 Mission @ 3rd;
415-978-ARTS; 11am-6pm), SF Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA...151 3rd
St; 151 3rd St; 415-357-4000; 11am-6pm), and the Jewish Museum (121
Steuart) http://BWClub.net http://BWClub.Tribe.net


# Wed Dec 7 FIRST WEDNESDAY is always FREE DAY at the following SF MUSEUMS:
Exploratorium (kids' hands- on science ...3601 Lyon), Mexican Museum ( ...Fort
Mason Bldng, D Marina @ Laguna), Museo Italiano Americano (I ...Fort Mason Bldng C)
, Cro SF Museum of Craft & Folk Art ( ...Fort Mason Bldng A), and the fabulous SFZoo
(Look for RJ at Gorilla World...Sloat @ 45th)!
http://BWClub.net http://BWClub.Tribe.net


# The Heydey of Natural History Thu Dec 8 7:30-9 pm Free.

Never has the status of science been held in higher esteem and the
public taken a bigger interest in natural history than during the
mid-19th century in America and Britain. This was a time of great
voyages of discovery, when fabulous fossil beasts were first
unearthed and put on public display. Most of today's renowned science
museums, including the California Academy of Sciences, were
established amid this enchantment with natural history. No middle-
class home was thought complete without a display of butterfly
collections or stuffed birds. John Dillon, Science Director at the
Randall Museum and President of the San Francisco Amateur
Astronomers, will explore the nature and extent of this fervor and
how Charles Darwin's Origin of Species influenced it. San Francisco
Naturalist Society general meeting. For more information, contact
Patrick at (415) 225-3830 or jkodiak [at] earthlink.net. Free.

Randall Museum 199 Museum Way SF (415) 554-9600
http://www.randallmuseum.org Southeast of Haight / Buena Vista park
jkodiak earthlink net (415) 225-3830 http://www.sfns.org


# Thu, Dec 8, 2005 - Fri, Dec 9, 2005      
Global Youth Media & Arts Festival
SOMArts 934 Brannan St.@ 8th San Francisco
http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# Meet the Dyke March Sat Dec 10 2:00pm-4:00 pm FREE

GLBT Historical Society Sponsors Celebration of
San Francisco Dyke March History on Dec. 10

Meet the Dyke March, an afternoon of performance, videos,
dialogue and celebration, is set for Saturday, Dec. 10, 2005, from 2
to 4
p.m. at the GLBT Historical Society, 657 Mission St., 3rd Floor, San
Francisco. The event is taking place in conjunction with an exhibit
at the
Historical Society of photographs by Cathy Cade and Jane Philomen
Cleland documenting the 12-year history of the Dyke March, a dynamic
gathering that brings together tens of thousands of women each June
to march through the streets of San Francisco the evening before the
annual LGBT Pride Parade.

"Meet the Dyke March" festivities will honor San Francisco Dyke March
cofounders Lisa Roth and Leslie Mullin. The afternoon will feature a
video
presentation by Cade and Cleland; a revue of performance artists,
musicians and drag kings drawn from the Dyke March committee;
reminiscences of Dyke March history; and an opportunity for members
of the community to give feedback to the organizers of the 2006 Dyke
March. In addition, the Historical Society galleries will be open for
viewing. Light refreshments will be provided. The event is open to
the public; admission is free, but donations to support the GLBT
Historical Society are encouraged.

Marking its 20th anniversary this year, the GLBT Historical Society is an
internationally renowned museum, archives and research center devoted to
increasing public understanding, appreciation and affirmation of the history
and culture of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and other sexual minority
individuals and communities.

GLBT Historical Society
657 Mission St., 3rd Floor
San Francisco
415-777-5455
http://www.glbthistory.org

The Historical Society is located on Mission St., between 3rd and New
Montgomery. The closest BART/MUNI stop is Montgomery. The #14 bus
will also take you there. There is plenty of (paid) parking at the
Mission Garage, 5th and Mission.

info glbthistory org 415-777-5455
http://www.glbthistory.org



# Celebrate the Holla Days: Tis the Season for Revolution!
Sun Dec 11 1:00pm-5:00pm free, buffet donation $6.50
Community Open House
SAN FRANCISCO, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11th, 2005

Celebrate the Holla Days! Tis the Season for Revolution. Come get
politically energized as 2005 draws to a close! Enjoy good
conversation at this community Open House and meet other people
fighting for feminism, ending racism and queer bigotry, and
organizing a world free of environmental devastation and war.
Don’t miss songs by the folk legend Faith Petric. Support
your local socialist feminist bookstore and buy gifts from our craft
bazaar. Festive libations and a delicious buffet will be offered
throughout the event for a $6.50 donation (work exchanges are
available). The event will be held on Sunday, December the 11th at
1:00 pm, at New Valencia Hall, 1908 Mission Street in San Francisco
(near 16th St. BART). Hosted by the Freedom Socialist Party and
Radical Women. For more information call (415) 864-1278 or email
rwbayarea [at] yahoo.com. http://www.socialism.com.

New Valencia Hall 1908 Mission St San Francisco 415-864-1278

1908 Mission and 15th Street, 1 block from 16th/Mission St. BART, on
the #14 and #49 Muni bus lines.

rwbayarea yahoo com 415-864-1278
http://www.socialism.com



Thur Dec 15 Full Moon and Bill of Rights Day

# Thu, Dec 15, 2005      7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Save the Endangered Species Act - Slide Show and Discussion
http://EcologyCenter.org 2530 San Pablo Ave Berkeley
http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# Thu, Dec 15 7:00 pm 5$ So How'd You Become an Activist?  
featuring Wavy Gravy and "Diamond Dave" Whitaker
New College Cultural Center
777 Valencia St between 18th & 19th Streets) San Francisco
http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# Good Vibes High - The Student Body Never Looked So Good
December 15, 2005 8:00pm- 2:00am $20 or $25 at the door
Tickets go on sale November 15th at http://www.goodvibes.com
and at all Good Vibrations locations.

603 Valencia Street (at 17th Street)
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-522-5460

1620 Polk Street (at Sacramento Street)
San Francisco, CA 94109
415-345-0400

2504 San Pablo Avenue (at Dwight Way)
Berkeley, CA 94702
510-841-8987

Tickets are $20 in advance, or $25 at the door.

DNA Lounge 375 Eleventh Street at Harrison
San Francisco 415-626-1409 http://www.dnalounge.com


# Panel Discussion: Int'l Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers
Dec 17 10AM-2PM $5 donation

Dec 17th, Third Annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex
Workers

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers is meant to
call attention to hate crimes and violence against sex workers all
over the globe. Originally thought of by Dr. Annie Sprinkle and
started by the Sex Workers Outreach Project USA as a memorial and
vigil for the victims of the Green River Killer in Seattle
Washington, it has grown to be a day for strategizing to end these
acts as well as remember the victims. Over thirty cities around the
world have participated in this event.

This year Sex Workers Outreach Project is expanding events to cover
the entire week of December 17th so that we may diversify the forums
for discussion around violence against sex workers.

The Panel Discussion portion of these events on Dec. 17th from
10AM-2PM will focus on both identifying forms of violence against sex
workers, including structural violence and stigmatization, as well as
thinking of solutions. Panelists will include sex workers' rights
activists, sex workers, prison abolitionists, law enforcement, and more!

Our tentative schedule for this entire week is as follows:

Berkeley:
Thursday, December 15th: 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Memorial and Community Discussion
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
1924 Cedar x Bonita

Oakland:
Saturday, December 17th: 10 AM-2 PM
Ending Violence, Discrimination and Stigma Around Sex Work
YWCA,
1515 Webster St.
Panel discussion in the morning followed by lunc
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