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SF events 8.29

by Critica-Mass TONIGHT
Fri Aug 28 5:30 pm Justin Herman Plaza: Market @ Embarcadero, SF
Bring: Bicycle, Helmet, Costume (or ride naked) or join email list:
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E. Coli outbreaks result when cows are fed unnatural corn diet, raising their acidity.
To lower a cow's acid blood chemistry content, admister hay in diet.

If you or another human has acid blood chemistry; apply greens.

Beyond Beef: The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture. Dutton Books, 1992.
King Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation. In King Corn, Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis, best friends from college on the east coast, move to the heartland to learn where their food comes from. With the help of friendly neighbors, genetically modified seeds, andpowerful herbicides, they plant and grow a bumper crop of America’s most-productive, most-subsidized grain on one acre of Iowa soil. But when they try to follow their pile of corn into the food system, what they find rais ...

It takes 5214 Gallons of water to raise a pound of beef. The amount of water it takes to raise a cow to slaughter can float a battleship.

If you eat meat, you may have bad breath, like that of decaying animals.
I am sorry I did not tell you this in person, but I am shy about such things.

See the movie "The Cove" @ Embarcadero SF or the Rafael in San Rafael, CA
Japan is slaughtering 20,000 Dolphins every year.

Brasscheck TV: Getting ready for flu season

Brasscheck TV: Economic wisdom (humor) It's time for a laugh break.
TV pundits discuss the best way to save the US economy...

The Move to Depopulate the Planet

Vaccinating more than 3 billion people ? 

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Fri August 28, 2009 Walk-in Outlet sales end, end of business day. Internet ticket sales end: 12 midnight PST (Friday)

Thu September 3, 2009 Box Office ticket sales end 11:59 p.m. PST (midnight).

Sat September 5, 2009 Will Call at the Box Office of the event closes at 12:00 noon.

Fri Aug 28

Fri Aug 28 5:30 pm Justin Herman Plaza: Market @ Embarcadero, SF
Bring: Bicycle, Helmet, Costume (or ride naked) or join email list:
SF_WNBR-subscribe [at]

Friday 8/28 - Sunday 8/30: *Outside Lands Festival @ Golden Gate Park
When the Japanese Tea Garden became a fee entry, they LIED and said it would be free on certain days and times.
feat. Beastie Boys, Atmosphere, Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, Modest Mouse, Thievery Corp, Band Of Horses, TV On The Radio, Matt & Kim, MIA, Ween, Q-Tip, Built To Spill, The National, Os Mutantes, Kinky, Deerhunter, Dengue Fever, Extra Golden, Incubus, Black Eyed Peas, The Mars Volta, Silversun Pickups, Tom Jones, Mastodon, Calexico, more TBA $199.50/225.50 limited advance/advance

Sat Aug 29

Awakening Through Art in the Park -- Free Event (Saturday, August 29th 2-5pm)
Join us for a fun afternoon of art and drumming in Golden Gate Park. There will be instruments, large sheets of paper, chalk, paint, markers and colored pencils, most materials are recycled...
No prior experience necessary, all levels and ages welcome...
If you have drums, or other instruments please bring them so we can play together...
We will be in front of the Conservatory of Flowers building from 2p -5p.
If you don't see us, please call 415.519.5223.
The event is weather pending, join our mailing list here to be in the loop:
This is a free event--donations will be accepted for purchasing new materials.
We look forward to seeing you there... Hosted by: Mer Zandifar and Eric Brown
contact: art [at] | 415.519.5223
visit: |

San Francisco City Star Party: Public Telescope Viewing (Lands End)
FREE at Lands End - USS San Francisco Memorial parking lot Sat Aug 29 7:30 PM

Now with Live Music and Downtempo beats making Ecstatic Dance SF @ Yoga Tree Castro 97 CollingWood @ 18th St above CASTRO
a Contact Improv - Flying Space - Dance About Stretch Out - Breathe In - Meditation Paradise... $17
This Saturday 8/22: 9pm - Midnight DJ Tat Sat with Live Music by Charles

Sun Aug 30

East Bay Free Skool Class: Permaculture Workshop Sunday August 30 Noon - 3:00 PM 2185 Acton (@ addison, Berkelely)
12p vegan brunch 1p workshop 3p fruit tree planting

Sunday, August 30th: DOLORES PARK - We'll be hula hooping in San Francisco's Dolores Park in our usual spot. It's on the Dolores Street side of the park between 19th and 20th Streets. Occasionally another group beats us to the place so if we're not right there look for the hoops somewhere nearby. We'll be hooping from 2 to 4pm.
and don't forget to mark your calendars:
WEDNESDAY 9/9/9: WORLD HOOP DAY 2009 with nine hours of activities at the San Francisco Civic Center from 12 noon until 9pm.
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Sun, Aug 30, 2009 6:00 PM CodePINK: Emergency Round Table on DRONES
Redwood Gardens 2951 Derby St. Berkeley

Sunday, August 30th 6:00p.m. Emergency Round Table on DRONES Redwood Gardens, 2951 Derby St, Berkeley
"GROUND the DRONES" on the Round Table Sunday! 
In 2001 when we invaded Afghanistan, our military had around 100 drones; in January of 2009, when Obama took office, we had about 7000; today we have 12,000. 
Drones are unmanned planes remotely operated by soldiers behind a computer console in Creech, Nevada (and other U.S. locations), to spy on people around the world and to kill them.
For every one "bad guy" assassinated by drones, 50 civilians are also murdered. 
Help turn up the heat against these horrific assassins our military is using to murder people around the world without directly risking U.S. life, and with little if any legal let alone moral justification for these Drone assassinations.
Come to this Round Table discussion and strategizing: from education to action, help strategize what we will do about this rapidly growing force of unmanned planes armed with horrific weapons.
To RSVP or for more info call 510-540-7007.
SAVE the DATE: September 25-30th, Encampment and Action at CREECH AFB, Indian Springs Nevada
Xan (Zanne) Sam Joi work for peace; hold all life sacred; eliminate violence

Devotional Sunday, August 30
An Oshan Anand and Yogi Hendlin production: presenting a mystical musical journey with the bay area's resident shamanic crew:
Laura Inserra - Hang and percussionist extraordinaire (
Evan Fraser - Kalimba, Jaw Harp, Kamale n'goni priest (Hamsa Lila)
T-bird Love - Flautist Vocalist Goddess (
Yogi Hendlin - Hang percussionist and matrix maker (
Adam Yasmin - Cajon conjurer (
Just Added! Yaqui Deyabu - Cuban vocals (
Magic happens when these musicians come together - a synergy of their love for each other and their craft.
We invite you to join this joyous community for an evening of conversation and catharsis in the communal setting of traditional tea ceremony.
$10 to $20 sliding scale donation provides for transcending music, ecstatic experience, taoist snacks, and all you can drink fine teas
Sunday, August 30 7:00pm-10:00pm, tea party afterwards
at Om Shan Tea, an urban tea oasis 233 14th St, San Francisco, CA
between Mission & South Van Ness 3 blocks from 16th/Mission BART

Sunday, August 30 Ecstatic Dance $15 8-11pm yoga 7-8pm 1933 Broadway, Oakland, CA

Aug 31-Sep 7 2009 Black Rock City, NV
goto to download a free beautiful slideshow with costume art and bike ideas
for you to better prepare for and enjoy your desert experience whether conditions are mild or extreme
The Official Burning Man Facebook Page:
Official Burning Man Twitter Account - All Things Burning Man:
Black Rock City Twitter Account - All Things BRC: FullScreen Gigapan Viewer: Burningman from the Air
iPhone app Burning Man 2008: A Photo Essay by Matt Freedman on iTunes: 300 extraordinary Burning Man photos
Jason Mongue gifted this amazing BMan08 video to the community, capturing the diversity of life in BRC:
This year's street names will be:
Esplanade Adapt Biology Chaos DNA Extinct Fossil
Genome Hominid Inherit Jurassic Kinship Lineage

Are you prepared for the playa?

2009 BURNING MAN SURVIVAL GUIDE invaluable information about making your Burning Man experience *primo*. Recommended Reading section


We received a great deal of feedback critical of the expanded size of the
2008 city, so it's "deja vu all over again" as we return to nearly the same,
smaller footprint of 2007, in the same BLM-mandated location of the Black
Rock Desert. The distance from the inner-most road to the Man is down from
2700 to just 2100 feet, so a hop, skip, and a jump should get you from theme
camp Esplanade frontage to the Man.

Empire store update from the Org: the store in the town of Empire
near our event is currently a shadow of it's former self, due to a
sudden and unexpected change in management some months ago.

BurningMan 2009 theme Camp Placement OPEL Esp 2. RootSociety Esp 10. ElCircoDoLab 10 B. BurningManEarth CenterCamp 10:30
DMV -Department of Mutant Vehicles Evolution at 12:30 DUSTFISH Esplanade & 8:30 Earth Guardians Evolution at 1:45
El Circo and The Do Lab 10:00 & Biology Emergency Services Station 3 3:00 & Chaos Emergency Services Station 9 9:00 & Chaos
Entheon Village 6:30 & DNA False Profit, LLC Esplanade & 4:00 Garage Mahal DNA & 9:00 Gigsville 4:00 & DNA
Hookahdome Esplanade & 3:00 HeeBeeGeeBee Healers within Nectar Village DNA & 8:00 Lego Land Esplanade & 9:00
Opulent Temple Esplanade & 2:00 Monticello Esplanade & 9:00 NEXUS 10:00 & Extinct Pee Funnel Camp Adapt & 3:00
Root Society Esplanade & 10:00 Pink Mammoth DNA & 9:00 TheRaygunGothRocketship Biology & 6:30
Space Cowboys Esplanade & 3:30 Space Virgins / Area 47 Esplanade & 9:30 TheLiquidLatexLoungeAdapt&3 WheresWaldo I9
""Simpler Times" at Burning Man New Theme Camp: The Do LaB and El Circo combined 10:00 and Biology
Awesome Super Sexy (ASS) Camp! Looks for "ASS Camp -- Get some!" signs at corner of 8:30 and C Paget and fuzzy philippe

Amaya's experience reminded me this...
A buddy of mine (let's call him Rick) tells this funny story about him being in the Army in the 1970's.  He was a smoker, and kept his ample supply in his room.  One day, the army police showed up with a dog.  Rick had done his homework, and he has a permanent chip on his shoulder against any authority figures.  He tossed a tennis ball up in the air and bounced it off of the floor.  The well-trained dog couldn't keep its eyes off of it, and barked at it.  He let the ball fall to the ground, and the dog chased after it and barked at it some more.  The dog trainer said "bad dog", and tried to steer the dog away, but it kept on paying too much attention to the ball.  A few days prior, Rick had rubbed his supply all over the tennis ball.  Of course the dog was going after it!  Frustrated by his disobedient dog, the trainer finally removed the ball from the room.
The dog then started sniffing around the carpeting, making a bee-line for the corner.  Once it got there, it yelped, and ran away.  The trainer ordered the dog to continue.  The dog goes back to the same corner, and yelps again, and runs away.  A few days prior, Rick had rubbed his supply into that part of the carpeting, vacuumed up the crumbs, and had then sprinkled cayenne pepper on top of it.
The investigation was called off, and Rick was free to go.
He also told a story about putting his supply inside blocks of ground beef, or inside tupperware containers filled with homemade pasta sauce, then stuffing those into the freezer, until they were frozen solid.
I don't know which of this is true, and what is just a good story.  But it is a good story.  :)

Last year when Glow Girl and I drove through Nixon on Saturday pre-event, we slowed down to the speed limit of 25mph.  It seemed like walking pace.  Ugh.  Riding the brakes.  Sloooow.  The car ahead of us didn't slow down quite that much, maybe to 35, but that still feels like a crawl after barreling down the highway.  Within seconds, a cruiser pulled them over.  "25" means 24, tops.  Have your license, registration, and insurance paperwork handy, and up-to-date.  I always assume that we will be pulled over, and prepare for it.  It's never happened to us in any of our 8 years.

Also, check to make sure your registration sticker is actually still on your license plate.  Yesterday, I was pulled over, not even a block from our house.  Someone had scraped off my sticker with a razor blade!  The sheriff told that he'd seen it many times.  Since my registration was valid, he just told me to make an appointment at the DMV, and let me go.  - Meerkat
TAKE A RAZOR BLADE NOW to your registration sticker on your license plate:
Slice it up like a pizza or a tray of brownies: now No one can take it off in one piece!

Never break more than one law at a time. If your brake light is out, don't drink and drive. You are just asking for trouble. Might get pulled over. Keep your stuff in order. Don't attract attention.

)'( AT camp Red Lightning :: 5 & esplanade Moon Cycle Magik Journey: Menarche/Menstruation with Zsuzsi Fern Wednesday, September 2 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Location: CommunityWellness Dome
An expressive arts exploration of the healing wisdom of women's first blood experience. Music, dance, sharing, ceremony and celebration. Women and girls of all ages welcome.
+ Moon Cycle Magik Journey: Ovulation/Pregnancy with Zsuzsi Fern Thursday, September 3 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Community Wellness Dome
An expressive arts exploration of women's fertility, sensuality, pregnancy and birth. Music, dance, sharing, ceremony and celebration. Women and girls of all ages welcome.

)'( AT camp Red Lightning :: 5 & esplanade Moon Cycle Magik Journey: Ovulation/Pregnancy with Zsuzsi Fern
Thursday, September 3 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Location: Community Wellness Dome
An expressive arts exploration of women's fertility, sensuality, pregnancy and birth. Music, dance, sharing, ceremony and celebration. Women and girls of all ages welcome.

"ARTISTIC EVOLUTIONS" TALK AT ENTHEON VILLAGE Located @ 6:30 and DNA Wednesday, 7:30 pm
Michael Christian: Keynote, IT, Elevation, Koilos
Peter Hudson: Homouroboros, Tantalus, Deeper
Kate Raudenbush: Braindrop, Altered State, Guardian of Eden
Harlan Emil: 11:11 diamond portal, 1:11 saphire portal.

Foreskin Restoration for Men -- Introductory Workshop
Thurs Sept. 3rd at 11:00am and Friday Sept 4th at 4:44 pm
Red Lightning Camp, 5:00 and Esplanade, in the Sun Lodge
Circumcision is one of our society's secret wounds, with millions of
men deprived of their birthright -- an intact, fully functional penis.
Learn and discuss how you can regrow your foreskin using safe, non-
surgical tugging methods. Foreskin restoration is a gateway to
healing, transformation, personal empowerment, and increased sexual
pleasure for both a man and his partner. This workshop is open to all
genders, with an emphasis on creating a safe, supportive container for
men. Resources and photographs will be provided. Facilitated by Flow.
For a taste of what will be discussed, see here:

)'( Thu Sep 3 Billion Bunny March on Thursday evening (Sept 3rd) for an extraordinary journey. The sojourn begins with the traditional Billion Bunny March at 7pm. There will be cocktails and Bunnification from 5-7pm at BMIR at Center Camp, followed by the "march against humanity" to the Man. This year however there is a SPECIAL SURPRISE and from the Man we are leading all the rabbits directly to: THE BUDDHA BUNNY.

Infected Mushroom Techno band from Israel at Opulent Temple 2:00 Esplanade Thursday night

)'( Fri Sep 4 5-10am "Blood Red Sunrise Party " on Friday, September 4 at 5:00am.
"The Abraxas Dragon, Ana Sia, Jocelyn, Knowa Knowone, Ra So, Fire Elementals, and Our Radiating Hearts!"
Jam Session September 4 at 5-10am at Heart Beat Amplifier Esplanade @ 1pm Playa Art Location (Where Conexus Cathedral a couple of years ago...)
WHAT:  The Heartbeat Amplifier and the Golden Abraxas Dragon present  
the "Blood Red Sunrise Party"
WHEN:  Friday Morning September 4th, 5am-10am
WHERE:  Heartbeat Amplifier, 2/3 mile from Man in 1 o'clock direction.
DEETS:  Bump and Throb to outrageous DJs...witness unbelievable fire  
show...shake it to human heartbeats...and bring in the sunrise with  
blood red smoothies, bloody mary's and blood orange mimosas  
(contributions encouraged!!)!
5-6am - Knowa Knowone 6-7am - Ill Gates and Sunrise Fire Show
7-8am - Ana Sia 8-8:45am - Ra So 8:45-9:30 Jocelyn 9:30am - Ooah
Heart Beat Amplifier camp ESPLANADE @ 3:30 with HOOKAHDOME

)'( Fri Sep 4, 4pm Critical Tits 14th Annual Bike Ride: Critical Tits evolves and rides on! The ladies will ride, but THERE IS NO PARTY: no fancy drinks, no art cars, no rave music. New this year: at the end of the Ride, a Ritual of acknowledgment and heart centered connection; to recognize and celebrate the community of women. Not for spectators. We invite partners and friends to help hold the ritual space. We need volunteers for set up/clean up, bike parking, drumming. We start at 4:00pm at the Man and the Ritual finishes by 6:00pm. If you want to get involved, contact us at info2009(at)criticaltits(dot)com

Foreskin Restoration for Men -- Introductory Workshop
Thurs Sept. 3rd at 11:00am and Friday Sept 4th at 4:44 pm
Red Lightning Camp, 5:00 and Esplenade, in the Sun Lodge

AND THEN, BACK TO THE DEFAULT WORLD... more events in San Francisco:

September 2009

Wed, Sep 2, 7:30 PM FILM: Out of Balance Humanist Hall 390 27th St @
Telegraph and Broadway Oakland

Fri Sep 4 FULL MOON 08:03

Wig Night at New Wave City - Sep 5 "Jane says Have you seen my wig around? I feel naked without it"
It's Wig Night at New Wig City Voted Best Dance Club - 2009 SF Bay Guardian Readers Poll
DNA Lounge 375 11th St., SF, CA @ Harrison 2 Dance Rooms / 4 New Wave DJ's
3 Full Bars + Absinthe Bar with Premium & Fancy Drinks
THE MAIN ROOM: "What's that on your head? A wig!"
Wig out and dance to all your New Wave favorites in music & video
with DJ's Skip & Shindog Video & Visuals by: Altered Images
Best Wig wins tix to see The B-52's in concert! September 24 - The Regency Ballroom
THE UPSTAIRS ROOM: All New Wave - All Night!
with NWC resident DJ Low-Life & guest DJ Prince Charming (Pleasure Principle)
9PM until 3AM 21+ with Valid ID $7 before 10pm / $12 after

Sep 5,6,7 SF Mime Troupe in Dolores Park, 1:30 music, 2pm show 50TH SEASON!

Mon, Sep 7, 2009 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Potluck EAT-IN for Slow Food's Time for Lunch Campaign
Civic Center Plaza Larkin at McAllister SF

Make Love and WAR2! Poly lasertag picnic party in Junipero Serra Park on laborday 9/7 overlooking SFO.
capture the flag games using high-end commercial battlefieldsports outdoor lasertag equipment. Each player will also be issued their own personal surveillance headset (secret service style) to communicate with their teammates. We’ll be competing in teams in a 2-3 acre space in the park.
The picnic dinner will be potluck BBQ. I’ll be bringing my yummy Kentucky Fried Tofu and vegan purple potato salad again.
There will also be music and fun times, and lots of mingling with other Poly people
The registration costs are $37 per person to cover the equipment rental costs, and there are volunteer opportunities for people who want free games in exchange for helping out. Check out the event website and please register early, as there is very limited space and we are expecting this to sell out:

Ask Our Doctors: the Prostate WhenTue, September 8, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
WhereGood Vibrations Valencia Street Store, 603 Valencia Street (at 17th Street), San Francisco, CA 94110
DescriptionFree! The prostate is one of the most overlooked sexual organs, but it can bring you amazing pleasure. With a little know-how, you can have lots of prostate fun, on your own or with a partner. Dr. Charlie Glickman will tell you everything you need to know to get started, what toys work best for prostate play, tips for making it easier, and more Whether you or your partner are new to prostate fun or you’re looking for some new ideas, come get your questions answered and discover how amazing it can be! (415) 522-5460

5th Annual 9/11 Film Festival Wed Sept 9, 7 pm- 11 pm Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Ave., Oakland
(This will be an exciting evening! We will be premiering Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup with film maker Dylan Avery, MC'ed by Bonnie Faulkner, producer of KPFA's Guns and Butter radio show, with many special guests, and a bonus film. This will be a benefit for Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance, Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, and NYC Coalition for Accountability Now.
Schedule: Wednesday Evening, 9.9.09 6:15- - Welcome Bonnie Faulkner
6:20- 7:00- - Film: Metal of Honor by Rachel Maguire (27 minute excerpt) Introduction and follow-up by Mike Daly.
7:00- 7:01- - Richard Gage intro to Trailer to Blueprint for 9/11 Truth by Ken Jenkins for Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth
7:01- 7:11- - Trailer to Blueprint for 9/11 Truth (10 minutes) by Ken Jenkins for Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth
7:11- 7:20- - Richard Gage AE911Truth: Challenges & Updates (10 minutes)
7:20- 7:30- - David Ray Griffin on Osama bin Laden- Dead or Alive? (10 minutes)
7:30- 7:42- - Bonnie Faulkner, NYCCAN update with Janette MacKinlay
7:42- 7:45- - Dylan Avery introduces his new film
7:45- 9:20- - Loose Change 9/11: An American Coup by Dylan Avery (95 minutes)
9:20- 9:50- - Q & A with Dylan Avery or Korey Rowe (30 minutes)
9:50- 10:49- - Film: 7/7: Ripple Effect by Muad Dib ("British Loose Change"- DVD maker in jail for sending it to jury/judge/victim’s families) (57 minutes)
10:49- 10:59- - Speaker- Gabriel Day (10 minutes)
The 2009 5th Annual 9/11 Film Festival will be held Wednesday and Thursday, September 9th & 10th, 2009 at the Grand Lake Theater
3200 Grand Avenue, Oakland
Tickets are $10 for each day are now available. They may be purchased at locations in the Bay Area:
In Oakland:
Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Avenue, Oakland, Tel. (510) 452-3556
Pendragon Books, 5560 College Avenue, Oakland, Tel.(510) 652-6259
In Berkeley:
Pegasus Books, 1855 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, Tel. (510) 525-6888
Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, Tel. (510) 649-1320
In San Francisco:
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco, Tel. (415) 362-8193
Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia Street, San Francisco, Tel. (415) 282-9246
Details on Films, Speakers, Supporting Organizations posted at-

5th Annual 9/11 Film Festival Thursday, September 10, noon- 11 pm Grand Lake Theater 3200 Grand Ave., Oakland
(This will be an exciting day and evening with many films and speakers! We will be premiering Anthrax War - Dead Silence with film maker/author Eric Nadler and The New American Century plus other films, speakers, comedy (including the great Swami Beyondananda and music. MC'ed by Bonnie Faulkner, producer of KPFA's Guns and Butter radio show, our evening keynote speaker will be David Ray Griffin speaking about his latest book on the NIST Report on WTC 7. This will be a benefit for Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance, Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth, and NYC Coalition for Accountability Now.) Schedule: Thursday, 9.10.09 Noon- Bonnie Faulkner
Welcome Intro- Noon-
12:10- 1:54- - Film: Fabled Enemies by Jason Bermas (102 minutes)
1:54- 2:04- - Speaker- Ken Jenkins (10 minutes)
2:05- 2:59- - Film- Kill the Messenger by French filmmakers- Mathieu Verboud and Jean R. Viallett (52 minutes)
2:59- 3:09- - Speaker- Mickey Huff (10 minutes)
3:09- 4:45- - Film- The New American Century by Italian filmmaker- Massimo Mazzucco (94 minutes)
4:45- 4:55- - Speaker Dr. Paul Rea (10 minutes)
4:55- 5:06- - Short Film - Star Wars and False Flag Terrorism (See- (10:13 minutes)
5:06- 5:30- - Swami Beyondananda (24 minutes)
5:30- 5:45- - The best 9/11 Truth music videos
Thursday Evening, 9.10.09-
5:45 - 5:50- - Evening welcome with Bonnie Faulkner, intro to the film Anthrax War - Dead Silence by Eric Nadler
5:50 – 7:18- - Film: Anthrax War by Bob Coen and Eric Nadler (86 minutes)
7:18- 7:40- - Speaker- Eric Nadler
7:40 - 8:00- - Speaker- Peter Phillips
8:00- 9:00- - Speaker- David Ray Griffin - on NIST’s WTC7 Report
9:00- 9:30- - Q & A with David Ray Griffin
9:30- 9:40- - Actions- What we can do (action groups- how to get involved)
9:40- 10:00- - Inspiring 9/11 Truth music videos
The 2009 5th Annual 9/11 Film Festival will be held Wednesday and Thursday, September 9th & 10th, 2009 at the Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Avenue, Oakland
Tickets are $10 for each day are now available. They may be purchased at locations in the Bay Area:
In Oakland:
Grand Lake Theater, 3200 Grand Avenue, Oakland, Tel. (510) 452-3556
Pendragon Books, 5560 College Avenue, Oakland, Tel.(510) 652-6259
In Berkeley:
Pegasus Books, 1855 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, Tel. (510) 525-6888
Pegasus Books Downtown, 2349 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, Tel. (510) 649-1320
In San Francisco:
City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco, Tel. (415) 362-8193
Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia Street, San Francisco, Tel. (415) 282-9246
Details on Films, Speakers, Supporting Organizations posted at-

Farmworkers who feed us panel on Sept. 10 at SF Ferry Bldg 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Panel: The Fruits of Their Labor
A panel about farmworkers and how your choices can support a just food system. Truly sustainable food is not only healthy, humane, and environmentally sound, it's socially just. In honor of Labor Day, CUESA is sponsoring a panel to highlight the workers who feed us. Four labor experts will tell success stories of advancing working conditions in the fields and discuss how concerned eaters can stand up for fair food. They'll also address questions such as: Who are our farm laborers, and what are their lives like? What can farm owners do to keep their workers safe and happy, without breaking the bank? The panel will be followed by a short reception with farmers' market snacks. The event is free (donations gladly accepted) and open to the public. Panelists:
Sandy Brown, co-owner of Swanton Berry Farm (the first organic farm to have a contract with the United Farm Workers) and UC Berkeley doctoral candidate researching the role of Fair Trade certification and labeling on agricultural labor practices
Alida Cantor of California Institute for Rural Studies, a nonprofit research organization focused on issues such as farm labor conditions, sustainable food systems, and rural health
Alegria De La Cruz, staff attorney for Center for Race, Poverty and the Environment, former directing attorney for California Rural Legal Assistance's Migrant Farmworker Project in Fresno, and daughter of farmworker union organizers
Maisie Greenawalt of Bon Appétit Management Company, which recently signed a ground-breaking tomato purchasing agreement with the Coalition of Imokalee Workers establishing labor requirements including fair wage, worker safety and worker empowerment stipulations.

9/11 Anniversary Freeway Blogging Friday, September 11, 2009, 7am
I-80 Overpass South of University in Berkeley Addison St., Berkeley
To reach as many people as possible on the anniversary of 9/11, we will be holding a massive blogging campaign spanning over (at least) 3 consecutive overpasses on the I-80. More details to be announced. See- for details.

Film Screening: Core of Corruption - In the Shadows "With Ken Jenkins - Hosted by Lori Grace" 645 Tamalpais Dr # A
Movie/TV Night Friday, September 11 at 7:00pm - Friday, September 11 at 10:00pm @ Sunrise Center, Corte Madera, Marin

Bird Walk and White-crowned Sparrow Work party Sept 12
8am-Optional bird walk with Josiah Clark and other SF birders meet at bison paddock, visit chain of lakes and learn about both resident and migrant birds of the area.
9am-return to paddock at JFK for planting of coastal scrub plants.
Project Background and significance:
The Bison Paddock is a noteworthy historical and interpretive point of interest in Golden Gate Park. This location is noteworthy to birders and naturalists as it holds the last sizeable nesting population of Nutall’s White-crowned Sparrows in Golden Gate Park, a characteristic and recently declining species. This local, non-migratory population of the species sings song dialects unique to San Francisco as studied by Cal Academy’s Nobel nominated ornithologist, the late Louis Baptista. This is also the most open area of the park that is not a playing field.
Currently devoid of plantings, opportunities exist all around the edges of the bison enclosure (but especially in the strip along JFK) to increase nesting habitat for this vulnerable bird species. Efforts will likely significantly increase the breeding population of the species in this area. The Bison Paddock site receives lots of visitors so the process can be observed and appreciated by the visiting public.
Unlike the Presidio or NAP habitat stewardship, Golden Gate Park has no budget, no infrastructure nor special staff to deal with habitat related opportunities. It was said to me by staff recently, "without volunteers these projects cannot happen".
I can say with confidence this project will create significant habitat increases in 2-3 years, especially considering this area gets regular watering. We will see major increases in bird and insect diversity and abundance. The whole process will be highly visible for the public. It will even be audible in the unique dialects of our very special White-crowned Sparrows.
This is just one example of what is possible now in Golden Gate Park. Stay tuned for habitat restoration workdays specialized for birders and naturalists in the world famous Golden Gate Park! We will have scopes out and take the opportunity to observe and learn about birds, butterflies and other fauna that present themselves as we work to improve their habitat. Other potential wildlife habitat enhancement sites include Lloyd Lake and North Lake. Really hope to see you there. Please spread this to interested parties to gain support for this ecologically significant movement, as we showcase remaining habitat enhancement and native wildlife in our urban parks. Details:
Where: Golden Gate Park, Bison Paddock along JFK
When: Optional Birdwalk: 8am
Planting and Workday: 9am-12:30pm
Snack provided (and hopefully lunch too)
Volunteer liability waivers must be filled out before working.
Liam O'brien will lead an optional butterfly walk at the end of the day.
Bring: Binoculars if you have them, water bottle, work clothes
Thanks! Josiah Clark, Consulting Ecologist (415) 317 3978

Sat Sep 12 Michael Franti & Spearhead @ Power to the Peaceful Festival Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, SF more dates:

11th Annual Power to the Peaceful Festival
8th Annual 9/11 Truth Rally/March from the Panhandle through Golden Gate Park to the 11th Annual Power to the Peaceful Festival
Saturday, September 12, 2009
Speedway Meadows
Golden Gate Park
Following the attacks of September 11th, the first "9/11 Truth Rally and March" took place in the Panhandle, marching up Haight Street and through Golden Gate Park to the 911 Power to the Peaceful Concert-
Our rally begins at 10:00 am @ the Panhandle (between Oak and Fell at Ashbury)
11:00 am we begin our march up Ashbury to Haight, through Golden Gate Park to Speedway Meadows and to the Festival which lasts until 5:00 pm.
To endorse, speak, volunteer- Contact Carol Brouillet @ 650-857-0927. Our special focus this year will be to support the New York City Ballot Initiative (NYC Coalition for Accountability Now) for a New Investigation of 9/11. We welcome all who are for 9/11 Truth, Peace, an End to War, Repeal of the Patriot Act, Military Commissions Act. Bring banners, signs, costumes, musical instruments, your humor, energy, messages. The Northern California 9/11 Truth Alliance will have a booth at the Concert and pass out literature to the thousands who come to the concert and support peace.

Sat Sep 12 Power To The Peaceful Afterparty Michael Franti Presents The Rocking Heads
THE FILLMORE 1805 Geary @ Fillmore, San Francisco doors 8/show 9 $37.50

LoveJoint 9/12 "Poppin beats to expressive word to hot Latin moves and sultry song. We are musicians, singers, rappers, dancers and poets coming together and showcasing our talents to benefit Project Baby Love. Project Baby Love cares for under-developed babies in neonatal intensive care units nationwide by simply providing warm loving arms to embrace them. When fun and purpose come together, magic happens. Special guest DJ will dance us into the night. Come and groove, rock, chill, harmonize and spread the love."
Saturday, September 12, 2009 at 7:00pm - 1:30am
Rasselas Jazz Club 1534 Fillmore St SF, CA @ Geary 310-425-3850
lovejointfestival@gmail $10

Saturday 9/12 9pm-2am LoveTech @ Il Pirata 2007 16th St (@ Utah St) $7 or

All that playa couture or come as you were! Wear playa-dusted attire or the cleanest costumerie you never wore!
A multi-roomed environment of music, art, theater, video, dance, re-creating and roof top chatting... As always, this is a DONATION ONLY event.
We encourage and appreciate your support for the space & the artists who add their magic to these events. Thank you!
~ LEO (Dustfish) ~ PHOENIX (AKA DONNA MATRIX) (Shelter)
Twilight Transformations & Golden Gateways of Black Rock by JOEGH BULLOCK 

Sunday September 13, 12pm (noon) Golden Gate Bridge Convergence For Peace

Sunday September 13, 9pm Power to the Peaceful music festival
S.F. War Memorial Building, Herbst Theater & Green Ballroom

SYMBIOSIS - Sept. 17-21, Camp Mather - Yosemite, California

Fri Sep 18 new moon 10:44 am

PARK(ing) Day 2009 is Friday, September 18, 2009!
PARK(ing) Day is a one-day, global event centered in San Francisco where artists, activists, and citizens collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spots into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public parks. more info form 2006

Puppy Farm Awareness Day 19 September 2009 - Please pass on

Sep 25/26/27 2009 Laytonville, Northern CA
STS9, Galactic, Balkan Beat Box,
Sly & Robbie featuring Cherine Anderson and special guests, The Devil Makes Three, Lyrics Born, Pnuma Trio, Eoto, BLVD, Crown City Rockers, Fort Knox Five (Live set), Albino, Goddess Alchemy Project, Boom Box,
Blue Turtle Seduction, Sambada, Delhi 2 Dublin,
Lynx and Janover, Trillian Green, Moon Alice,
Tina Malia, and many more...

Jamie Janover presenting the theories of Nassim Haramein:
Sun. September 27 - LAYTONVILLE, CA EARTHDANCE (the dome) Black Oak Ranch, Hywy 1010, Laytonville, CA
Free with festival pass or email info@theresonanceproject. org

Mon Sep 28 Harbin Hotsprings is FULL of festival goers after Harmony Fest and Earthdance,
good chance to soak, share raw foods and compare notes on speakers or events you missed...

The Global Food Crisis Panel Discussion | September 29 | 3:20-5 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, Maud Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall, UC Berkeley
Panelist/Discussants: Miguel Altieri, Professor, Environmental Science, Policy and Management; Julie Guthman, Professor, Community Studies, UC Santa Cruz; Dr. Raj Patel; David Zilberman, Professor, Agriculture and Resource Economics, UCB
Moderator: Isha Ray, Professor, Energy and Resources Group, UCB
Sponsors: Letters & Science, College of, Blum Center for Developing Economies
Join us to hear a panel of activists, scientists and social scientists discuss the problem of world hunger and some approaches to a solution. This panel is presented in conjunction with On the Same Page with Michael Pollan, and co-sponsored by the College of Letters & Science and the Blum Center for Developing Economies.
Target audiences: Faculty, Students - Graduate, Students - Undergraduate
Open to audience: All Audiences
Attendance restrictions: Event is open and free of charge. First come, first seated.

Woman Project festival organized around permaculture, Oct 1-4 in Joshua Tree
making composting toilets and cob ovens. We're open to manifesting more projects if we have more participants.
We need people to participate! Want to give a workshop? Perform your music or dance? Sell your jewelry or fashion? Lead a panel discussion on the benefits of natural building. Anyway that you want to participate is appreciated.
Artists - please submit your proposals for art using natural elements - fire, sun, wind and earth. The Water Woman Festival

Imagine a small Burning Man event that takes place on the water. That's pretty much what Ephemerisle sounds like it's shaping up to be. Now, this has nothing *officially* to do with Burning Man. But UNofficially, the organizers certainly are employing and applying Burning Man's Ten Principles, and doing so in spades. Great idea! Check it out:
"Ephemerisle will be the first-ever floating festival of politics, community, and art that will be held October 2-4 on California's Sacramento River Delta.
People will bring their crafts and their ideas to build an eclectic temporary village of boats, rafts, barges, junks, and other floating structures. A large central platform will be provided as a common space to come together. We'll have music, dance, open mic performances, classes on how to build your own floating platform... and on Saturday night, a community feast to begin the evening's festivities.
But this is just the beginning: This will not be a spectator event, though there will be plenty to see. As on the playa, participants will bring their own art, activities, ideas, and love of community and freedom. YOU will define what Ephemerisle turns out to be.
A grant program is also available to help participants offset the costs of floating platforms, boats, or thematic art. For more information, visit Questions can be directed to ephemerisle@seasteading. org

Oct 3 FULL MOON 22:10 or 10:10 pm

SAN FRANCISCO LOVEVOLUTION A Dance Music Parade & Festival
Saturday, October 3, 12:00pm - 8:00pm Parade Starts @ 12 Noon from 2nd St & Market St and ends at Civic Center Plaza
The best and most diverse set of DJs in the world at America's largest dance music event
Loveweek starts September 30th with affiliated events all week
Want to help get the word out in your city? Please contact: alain@sflovevolution. org

Cause that's the way we do it.. 8pm-late.. Full Announcement Coming Soon!

Oct 3,4 World Vegetarian Festival SF Vegetarian Society

2009 October 10, Saturday, San Francisco: Nude Peace Day. Always second Sat. of Oct. + nude-beach Olympic games II

The 10th Annual SF DECOMPRESSION Heat the Street FaIRE! is 10/11/09 on Indiana St., SF
Sign up NOW at flambelounge@burningman. com to get involved and share your artistry!
2nd Sunday in October: DeCompression:

There is Life After the Playa...and we call it Decompression!
The 10th Annual SF DECOMPRESSION Heat the Street FaIRE! is October 11th on Indiana Street in San Francisco - Sign up NOW at flambelounge@burningman. com to reserve a space for your theme camp, art, art car, performance, fire troupe or other form of creative expression. We'd love stiltwalkers to help greet and we want to hear from everyone interested NOW! Seriously!
To volunteer, email firekitty@burningman. com
Similar teams of volunteers around the world are planning their Decompressions
— along with various weekend gatherings and other official regional events.
To find out about other Decoms and Regional Events in cities near you, see: and
This is a year-round community with events being planned here, there and EVERYWHERE, literally every day of the week!
So, as you prepare for the Playa, take a moment RIGHT NOW to plan how your art will make it to a local Decom and one or more regional event. Take your art on the road and keep the fires burning all year-long!

Oct 17 21:33 new moon or 9:33 pm

Oct 25 West Fest - Woodstock 40th Anniv, Oct 25, San Francisco, Golden Gate Park


Fri, Nov 13, 2009 - Sun, Nov 15, 2009 GreenFestival San Francisco
to "Volunteer for Green Festivals:

Nov 16 new moon Dec 1 11:30pm FULL MOON Dec 16 4:02 am new moon DEC 31 11:13 am BLUE MOON

Every 1st Tues SF Moma + DeYoung + Palace of Legion of Honor free ART/ museum days.

Every 1st Wednesday: FREE! 3601 Lyon between Lombard and Crissy Field.

# Every 1st Thursday: Art receptions @ 49 Geary 5:30-7:30pm art PARTY!
30 galleries in a 5 story building. Also 14 geary and 77 Geary till 8pm.

Wed-Fri 10am-5pm, 1st Fri open 'til 9pm, Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 12-6pm;
1000 Oak St; 510-238-2200; South end of Lake Merrit.

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