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textFledgling East Bay Filmmaker Re-Releases Mockumentary on San Francisco's Bird Population by Jayson Johnson
East Bay filmmaker, Jayson Johnson re-issues a documentary film made in San Francisco....
Posted: Fri, Nov 1, 2019 9:26am PDT
textSF: Manny's Locks Glued, Wall Tagged by Repost
The following anonymous communique is reposted from It's Going Down [dot] org...
Posted: Mon, Jul 1, 2019 11:34am PDT
textBach at U.S.-Mexican border from Cellist Yo-Yo Ma by Classical Music Fan
Born in Paris in 1955 of Chinese parents, moving to the U.S. at age 7, where he obtained music degrees from Julliard and Harvard, world-renowned classical music cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, performed at the US-Mexico border in a Bach festival on both sides of the border at Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Leon, Mexico, "In culture, we build bridges, not walls, " he said....
Posted: Sun, Apr 14, 2019 4:04pm PDT
textLawrence Ferlinghetti turns 100 by
See and hear Ferlinghetti take on conquerors, bullies, and xenophobes, underwear, and other subjects in the readings here from his throughout his career, including a full, 40-minute reading in 2005 at UC Berkeley, below,
Posted: Sat, Mar 23, 2019 4:45pm PDT
text2019 Oakland Greens free movie series by Vicente Cruz
On January 27th, 2019, the Oakland Greens (OGP) will recommence their “FREE Dinner & Movie Discussion Night” held on the “Last Sundays” of every month except November & December. Join them for what will be yet another year of provocative movies followed by a thoughtful discussion led by the OGP’s Coordinator Vicente Cruz. As usual, the door at the It’s Your Move Games and Hobbies store, at 4920 Telegraph Avenue in the historical Temescal District, will open at 6:30 p.m., a free dinner will ...
Posted: Mon, Dec 24, 2018 5:41pm PST
textRadio in Petaluma: The “End” of Radio by Hong Jae Yu
Our group's findings while investigating Radio listener rates in Petaluma....
Posted: Wed, Dec 12, 2018 1:47pm PST
textIraqi Artist Will Exhibit for First Time in Cuba by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The artist of Iraqi origin and Dutch nationality Athar Jaber, will be exhibiting for the first time in Cuba, as part of the program of the 13th Belgian Week in Havana, the organizers announced at a press conference....
Posted: Wed, Nov 7, 2018 1:39am PST
textThe Last Time I Saw Bobbie "Spider" Webb by Michael Steinberg
Bobbie "Spider" Webb's passing last month brings to mind his role as an African American bluesman and DJ on listener sponsored KPOO radio from the era when San Francisco's Fillmore District was known as the "Harlem of the West."...
Posted: Mon, Oct 1, 2018 3:47pm PDT
text9/12/18 SF Board of Appeals Finally Approves Removal of Racist Statute by Power to the People
On September 12, 2018, the San Francisco Board of Appeals had a re-hearing on the appeal of Frear Stephen Schmid of the decision of the San Francisco Arts Commission to remove the racist statute depicting a Native American as subservient in San Francisco’s Civic Center. On 2/21/18, the Arts Commission had issued a Certificate of Appropriateness to remove this racist statue. Schmid appealed and on 4/18/18, this Board of Appeals granted the appeal 5 to 0! A rehearing was granted on June 13, 2...
Posted: Wed, Sep 12, 2018 9:49pm PDT
textBlack Portraitures IV: The Color of Silence...Cuba NO....Cambridge SI! by jeffrey mcnary
Rather than it's planned Cuban venture, Black Portraiture(S) IV found itself back home in Cambridge, MA...
Posted: Sun, Apr 8, 2018 11:50am PDT
textYoung millennials ditch Facebook for Snapchat and Instagram by Gene Koprowski
Young Millennials, those born between 1991 and 2001, are moving away from Facebook, en masse....
Posted: Fri, Mar 9, 2018 6:19pm PST
textChallenging The Status Quo - Documentary (2018) by Betshy X0
A documentary about the politics of change....
Posted: Sat, Jan 27, 2018 5:53pm PST
textFeminism: A Fashion Story (2017) by Betshy X0
A short documentary made from the SWFTA archives, highlighting the importance of feminism, and its link to fashion....
Posted: Sun, Dec 24, 2017 9:44am PST
textHomeless Services Center and Calamity's Cupboard -- and Art Show! by Linda Ellen Lemaster
I went to TOUCHED BY HOMELESSNESS, an inclusive Art Show, in early November. Story reviews the art on display at HSC show, then through memories, I've explored HSC history and community engagement...
Posted: Tue, Dec 5, 2017 5:51pm PST
textReview of Brontez Purnell's Since I Laid My Burden Down by Eugenio Negro by Eugenio Negro
San José satirist Eugenio Negro reviews Oakland artist Brontez Purnell's new novel Since I Laid my Burden Down....
Posted: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 3:38pm PDT
textImprint of Hope Are Making Iraq Great and Beautiful by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
In addition to decorating the city’s walls, Imprint of Hope also paints orphanages, nurseries and public buildings, including a children’s cancer hospital....
Posted: Thu, Apr 13, 2017 2:45am PDT
textPussy Riot Raises Free Speech Issues Through a "Biased Informative Musical" by Philip Hamilton
Pussy Riot takes on a different way to raise awareness to free speech issues in Russia, and other countries, by presenting the audience a "Biased Informative Musical"....
Posted: Tue, Mar 28, 2017 10:57pm PDT
textChgo Review of Books Takes Stand Against Hater Milo/Simon & Schuster book deal by anon
Milo Yiannopolous, the Breitbart writer who was deemed too offensive for Twitter, has been granted a book deal by Simon and Schuster....
Posted: Tue, Jan 3, 2017 1:29pm PST
textAnticapitalist and antifascist struggle in France in the wake of the state of emergency by Comunard
New video about the anticapitalist and antifascist struggle in France in the wake of the state of emergency in place after the latest terror attacks in 2015 and the Nuit Debout struggles...
Posted: Sat, Nov 19, 2016 6:30am PST
textSAG-AFTRA video game performers on strike by WSWS
In the early morning of Friday, the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) announced a strike against a dozen video game entertainment corporations, including Electronic Arts Productions, Inc., Disney Character Voices, Inc. and Warner Brothers Games, Inc. The strike was voted by 96.55 percent of the union’s membership back in October 2015 and applies to production commenced on or after February 17, 2015....
Posted: Sat, Oct 22, 2016 11:16pm PDT
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