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Communitree Festival Presents: Communitree News Network

Date:
Wednesday, February 04, 2009
Time:
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Event Type:
Fundraiser
Organizer/Author:
Jahan Khalighi
Location Details:
La Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley, Ca

The CommuniTree Festival, along with the Art In Action organization, is proud to announce a new arts, ecology, and healing series dedicated to the next paradigm of awareness on planet earth. This seminal confluence of culture will directly benefit a powerful new Green Media Arts Center for Oakland Youth

As part of the four-day festival, In The Community day programs will offer hands-on service in low-income schools, hospitals, and urban gardens. These projects will facilitate tree plantings, educational teachings, garden theater parties, and arts & healing workshops for children and youth.

Where: La Pena Cultural Center
When: 7:30PM- 11:00PM
What: Panel on "The Ecology/Economy of Community": Joanna Macy (acclaimed author); Drew Dellinger (poet, Planetize The Movement); Beth Waitkus (executive director, Insight Garden Program); Kemba Shakur (executive director, Urban Releaf); Brahm Amadi (founder of People's Grocery).

Live Music by: LoCura (globally aclaimed flamenco/reggae group) (http://www.myspace.com/locuramusica).

Healing arts and crafts village.

Cost: $12-20 (no one turned away for lack of funds, and/or volunteer opportunities available)

Wheel Chair Accessible.

Added to the calendar on Mon, Jan 26, 2009 3:02PM
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