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City Threatens to Remove Beloved BEAR SPIRIT Sculpture Which Has Stood 27 Years.
by Subcommondante Films
Friday Feb 15th, 2013 2:41 PM
After a flurry of claims that residents don't like to see the nudity and following several vandal attacks to the penis, the city
says they plan on removing this long beloved sculpture that celebrates a native american bear dance ritual. But after interviewing a city
official, it looks more complicated than that.
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The Santa Cruz Arts Commission is planning on removing this dearly loved local treasure. Help us save it.
27 years standing guard, let's now protect him.

I made a video about the artist and the sculpture, you can view it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voBxUVk1bB0

There is also a facebook page fo Save Bear Spirit!! Please "like" the page so we can show city officials that there is support for this
long beloved sculpture. http://www.facebook.com/SaveBearSpiritSculpture?fref=ts
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Sentinel Article about Bear Spirit Sculpture!!Brent BareSaturday Feb 23rd, 2013 2:47 AM
Brent brought public attention to the plight of BEAR SPIRIT sculputureJohn E. ColbyFriday Feb 22nd, 2013 8:59 PM
Dear bear or bareAnonymousWednesday Feb 20th, 2013 8:14 AM
The IssueLocalSaturday Feb 16th, 2013 1:34 PM
Money money money moneyYou Get the PictureSaturday Feb 16th, 2013 1:00 PM
Santa Cruz/UCSC are losing what made them specialJohn E. ColbySaturday Feb 16th, 2013 1:21 AM
#IdleNoMore #OpThunderbirdGFriday Feb 15th, 2013 6:59 PM