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text The Malonga Center windows: A tale about Oakland city priorities by Lydia
Public records requests reveal that the city of Oakland prioritized the noise complaint of one individual over an entire decades-old arts community....
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 2:56PM
text The art of cinema from Berkeley to Hollywood by Lynda Carson
Rob Nilsson can generally be found in front of the theater when his films are being screened. Often the actors appear at his films, and are available for a discussion about the film afterwards, with the audience....
Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2015 9:47PM
text Is Palestinian children's art "appropriate" for KPFA and its Local Station Board? by United for Community Radio
In 2011, Oakland’s Museum of Children’s Art abruptly cancelled a planned exhibition of art created by children in the Palestinian occupied territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. At the time, Museum board chair (current Save KPFA Local Station Board candidate) Hilmon Sorey stated that the art was “not appropriate” for the Museum. The United for Community Radio LSB candidate slate says “This kind of candidate is NOT APPROPRIATE for the KPFA Local Station Board.” The following ...
Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2015 5:38PM
text Putin: The Preeminent World Leader by Stephen Lendman
Putin...
Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 2:59AM
text Appeals Court to Reinstate Lawsuit Against FBI by Insane Clown Posse Fans by American Civil Liberties Union
DETROIT, SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 — The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan today hailed a federal appeals court ruling that allows fans of rap duo Insane Clown Posse — known as “Juggalos” — to move forward with a lawsuit against the FBI for designating Juggalos a criminal gang....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 5:23PM
text Free Radio Santa Cruz's Last Plea: $500 Reward for a Year's Lease by Robert Norse
Free Radio Santa Cruz will begin dismantling its studio on Sunday September 13th, with our final broadcast on September 20th. UNLESS get community help. We need to secure a 10' X 10' rental space in someone's garage, backyard, basement, or house to set up a studio. We'll pay. And there's a $500 reward if your help is successful. Please contact me at rnorse3@hotmail.com; or go to freakradio.org with any information. We don't want to end of our 20 year run....
Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2015 7:39AM
text 100,000 Poets, Musicians & Visual artists for Change in the Town by Marilyn Becchetti
Oakland area poets, musicians, dancers and visual artists participate in worldwide 100,000 Poets for Change, with hundreds of events in over 100 countries....
Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2015 11:00AM
text SCPD celebrates their big arrest in keeping downtown safe! by watcher
Ever vigilant to harassing activists who challenge the Santa Cruz's city's laws criminalizing homelessness and controlling free speech, SCPD directs their precious resources to being able to harass artists....
Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2015 8:09PM
text UC Santa Cruz Partners with U.S. Defense Department to Produce Cyber Security Video Game by Santa Cruz News
The University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) has partnered with the Air Force Research Laboratory, and the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Crowd-Sourced Formal Verification (CSFV) program, to create a video game where, "sophisticated gamers can help improve security of the country's critical software. Binary Fission was designed as a fun and accessible way for "citizen scientists" to help increase the reliability and security of mission critical software by verifying...
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2015 5:24PM
text Another Contribution to the Dicussion of the Artists' Role in Gentrification by Anonymous
A response to "A Critique of the Critiques" by the original author of "Rock Beats Paper."...
Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2015 2:55PM
text Fidel Castro's Remarks on the 70th Anniversary of Russia's Great Patriotic War Victory by Stephen Lendman
Fidel Castro...
Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 11:36AM
text Americans with Disabilities Act 25th Anniversary Celebratory PSA by Helen Walsh
On the ADA's 100 day countdown to the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, we are pleased to announce the release of a universally designed 46 sec PSA marking the 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This PSA highlights several events leading up to as well as the signing of the ADA...
Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 11:28PM
text Legendary Anime Voice Actress to Guest on Lava Lamps & 8-Track Theatre! by Penny Sweet
Celebrating 30 Years of Robotech!...
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2015 9:12AM
text Innovative New Show on Free Radio Santa Cruz by Penny Sweet
New program on Free Radio Santa Cruz....
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 4:14PM
text France faces ‘litmus test’ for freedom of expression as dozens arrested in wake of attacks by Amnesty International
A string of at least 69 arrests in France this week on the vague charge of “defending terrorism” (“l’apologie du terrorisme”) risks violating freedom of expression, Amnesty International said....
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 5:58PM
text 1000s call on World Music Institute to cancel concert by Israeli “Ambassador” Idan Raichel by Adalah-NY
In a public letter, over 4000 individuals and 50 groups from around the world have called for the New York-based World Music Institute (WMI) to cancel their presentation of a concert by Israeli musician Idan Raichel on November 18 at New York City’s Symphony Space due to Raichel’s role as a cultural ambassador for Israel who provides “uncritical support for the Israeli military and government.”...
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 10:45AM
text Ace In the Hole by Yasmin Mawaz-Khan
Help to spread the word about a Kickstarter campaign film documentary on the back story of a well loved artist junkyard in SF....
Posted: Wed Oct 29, 2014 12:23PM
text A Closer Examination of Skinwalkers in Indian Country, HIGH UINTA MOON by RanDee RedWillow by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
' HIGH UINTA MOON' by Randee Redwillow and A Closer Examination of Skinwakers in Indian Country....
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:29PM
text More Than 12,000 Call on Aspen Art Museum to Halt Controversial Tortoise Exhibit by Center for Biological Diversity
ASPEN, Colo.— The Center for Biological Diversity today delivered petitions signed by more than 12,000 people calling on the Aspen Art Museum to cancel a controversial exhibit by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang featuring three African sulcata tortoises, each with a pair of iPads stuck directly to its massive shell....
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:28PM
text Robin Williams: Another Political Assassination? by G Berger
Depression, substance abuse and suicide. These are political tools used in the USA. Was Robin another victim?...
Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2014 10:49AM