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100TH Anniversary of Gandhi's First Non-violent Action in South Africa @ SF Ferry Bldg
Date Monday September 11
Time 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Ghandi Statue
South end of SF Ferry Bldg, Embarcadero and Market
Event Type Vigil/Ritual
Organizer/AuthorDiamond Dave Whitaker/Arnie Passman
NOTE TO EDITOR: 9/11 THIS YEAR IS THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF GANDHI'S 1ST
NON-VIOLENT ACTION, IN SOUTH AFRICA. IT WILL BE COMMEMORATED MON., SEP. 11,
AT 2PM, AT THE STATUE OF GANDHI BEHIND THE SOUTH END OF THE SF FERRY BUILDING.

COME ONE, COME AWE! PLEASE JOIN US.




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: pazmopa [at] yahoo.com(510) 845-5481, dmndv [at] hotmail.com (415)240-0286



THE 1ST ANNUAL GANDHI BIRTHDAY POEMS & PERFORMANCE FOR PEACE


WHAT: The 1st Annual Gandhi Birthday Poems & Performance for Peace

WHEN: Sunday, October 1, 2006, 1-6 PM

WHERE: The Gandhi statue, in the square east of the south end of the San
Francisco Ferry Building on the Embarcadero, between the feet of Mission and
Market Streets.


The 1st Annual Gandhi Birthday Poems for Peace and Performance Open will be
held Sunday, October 1, 2006, from 1-6 PM around the Gandhi Statue in a square
east of the south end of the San Francisco Ferry Building on the Embarcadero at
the foot of Mission & Market Streets. Poets, musicians, dancers...will be able
to sign up for 5 minutes, beginning at 12:30 PM.

Monday, October 2 (also Yom Kippur this year) is the 137th anniversary of the
Hip Mahatma's birth -- and the end of the Days of Awe in this year's Hebrew
calendar. Themes of the afternoon will include but are not limited to peace,
love, service, fasting, justice, marches, passive resistance, non-violent
direct action, civil disobedience, anarchism. . .

Attendees are asked to bring garlands for the statue, cushions, food and drink
to share. . . All are encouraged to take public transportation--busses,
trolleys, fairies, BART (Embracadero stop 2 blocks away--or bicycle.

The event is undertaken and executed by Peace for Keeps and About My Bother's
Business, non-profit divisions of U.S. Out of Whack. Co-hosted by Diamond Dave
Whitaker and Arnie Passman.

For further information, contact pazmopa [at] yahoo.com (510) 845-5481 or
dmndv [at] hotmail.com (415) 240-0286


PEACE FOR KEEPS INVITES YOU TO
THE 1ST ANNUAL GANDHI BIRTHDAY POEMS FOR PEACE OPEN READING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1,
2006, 1-6 PM


AROUND THE GANDHI STATUE EAST OF THE SOUTH END OF THE FERRY BUILDING ON THE
EMBARCADERO AT THE FOOT OF MISSION STREET, SAN FRANCISCO

5 HOURS OF 5 MINUTE READINGS,
SIGN UP AT 12:30 PM

Celebrate Mohandas Gandhi's 137th birthday (born 10/2/1869)


Public transportation & bikes encouraged
Streetcars, Buses, Ferries, BART (2 blocksaway)
Contact: pazmopa [at] yahoo.com, (510) 845-5481




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