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Here is the petition for Alberto Gonzales, please pass it it along, and  
start asking people to sign it and to gather others to sign it.

 US Congress---Petition to stop Gonzales nomination for Attorney General

 how long will the people hold their tongues?  why should any member of  
the Senate step forward if we don't tell them what we want them to do?   
the Republicans have thrown down the guantlet with Gonzales.  some say  
let's save our ammunition for the most important battles.  no, no, a  
million times no!  when oh when will the people stop rolling over?   
when if not now?  empower our representatives with your declared  

$100,000 REWARD for Evidence of Vote FRAUD

building a broad movement for Secession

new website called the Cascadia Project at
I am running out of room for these alerts, so I have moved most
over to (see 11.11 + 11.16 "stuff")

# A silent vigil for peace....
 Please gather silently with us at the corner of Market and Powell in  
San Francisco on Thursday, November 18th at 5:00 PM to honor and  
respect those that have lost their lives in the War in Iraq. Bring  
candles and posters if you wish, but be prepared to protest silently!
 Lets create peace through the strength of our silence...
# AD-HOC : Opening Reception Tue Nov 16 7 -10 p Free
 Crucible Steel Gallery, CELLspace 2050 Bryant @ 18th and 19th
Ad-Hoc - for a particular purpose. An inelegant feature in an otherwise
well structured system to fix a particular problem. Curated by Adam 
Myers and Jessica Hobbs

# ExperiMental Medicine at MiNNA eklectronik modern sound-escapes
 111 Minna  Tue Nov 16 8 pm-midnight $5
 8:30 pm : Rena Jones [solo cello from another dimension …']
 ?9:30 pm : ?2 Bad Asses and a Pile of Electronics
[featuring music from AIR / former Seal drummer Earl Harvin and  
guitarist ScROTE : one of the most innovative, technically adept  
guitarists from the Bay Area -SF WEEKLY] links to these puppies....
 looped and tweaked live noise/jazz guitar mixed with an  
interplay of modified edits of Cage, Crumb, Stockhausen, Xenakis,  
Stravinsky, & even Beethoven all topped with random clips of spoken  
intellect...multi-speakered performances explore live spaces by moving  
soft sweeping sonics to combative thunderous explosions from corner to  
  10:30 pm : Lila ’s Medicine ?[Austin based - sultry eklektronik  
down-tempo from vocal siren / keyboard mistress Laura Scarborough and  
beat architect Bill Sarver] “elcectic electro group boasting a  
Bjork-like edge, funky drum loops, and sultry sonic explorations... -  
Austin American Statesmen ?
 11:30 pm - ? : musik to be spun by Bildeaux

# National Bush Impeach Day Wed Nov 17

# SF Writers' Grotto Wed Nov 17  6 to 8 p  for some good conversation, 
wine, nourishing snacks, a short reading by the author -- books on sale 
courtesy of A Clean Well Lighted Place for Books. Grotto is located near 
Civic Center at 26 Fell  near the intersection of Fell and Market.
 Published by the New Press, Diet is an exposé of the food industry's  
often deadly effects on public health, the environment, workers and the  
future of food -- and a call for profound change. book is endorsed by Jim
Hightower, John Robbins, Frances Moore Lappé, and Jeremy Rifkin. See
attached press release, and visit for more.
 Other related events are:
 Reading at Modern Times Bookstore, Tuesday, November 30th, 7:30 pm
 Radio Interview on KQED’s Forum with Michael Krasny, Monday, November  
29th, 9:00 a.m.

# (1) Berkeley Street People Protest
Tuesday Nov. 16th 6:30 p.m. Old City Council chambers,
2140 Martin Luther King Jr. Way Berkeley, Ca
health care physical and mental) - RIGHT TO POSSESSIONS

# Nov 18 Dec 16 3rd Thur Mcbean 7pm?

# meeting of the (Northern California) 9-11 Truth Alliance will
 Thu Nov 18, 7-10pm, at the Grand Lake Neighborhood
 Center (GLNC), 530 Lake Park Avenue, Oakland. - - - - -  - - - 

# Expo for the Artist & Musician Presents: Thursday Night D.I.Y.
 Thu Nov 18 7-11:00 pm CELLspace, 2050 Bryant @18th $5 
7:15-8:15 pm -- "Get Your Music to the Masses"
 7:15-8:15 pm -- "Documentary Filmmaking 101"
 8:30-9:30 pm -- Working Artists in Conversation
 9:45-close: Short film screening and mixer, featuring:
# AFTERMATH Thu Nov. 18th at 111 Minna Dance out your frustration.
 Voice yourself in community forum open mic.
 Dancing hard between 8pm and 2am to your favorite DJxs
Speaking your mind on the mic between 10:30 and midnight

# “The Toy Show” and other childish art Opening Reception 
 Thu Nov 18 9pm-12am Music by Feller Quentin
 Featuring Sculptures, Paintings and Installations by;
 Heather Luque, Lucien Shapiro, Erin Ashford, Brad Isdrab, Myssi 
Christensen, Reymundo Luevano, John Wayshack, Erik Siador,
 1200 9th Ave. @ Lincoln

# Friday, November 19 @ 7:30 pm DON"T MISS THIS ONE
Olney Hall, 835 College Avenue, Kentfield CA
WAS OUR ELECTION STOLEN (and what the bleep can we do)???
A town hall meeting with:
MATT GONZALEZ, president SF Board of Supervisors and 2003 Green Party candidate for mayor in SF
JIM MARCH of Black Box Voting, which is compiling proof of electoral fraud through core documents
obtained via the most massive Freedom of Information action in US history
SHERRY RESON, Chair, Marin United Democratic Campaign
Suggested Donation: $7 -$10 (no one turned away for lack of funds) (wheelchair accessible)
Sponsor: Students for Social Responsibility, Marin Peace & Justice Coalition; Info: 721-2844 or  HYPERLINK "" \t "_blank"

# MOISTURE Water and Environmental art
 An evening of Salon-style presentations and entertainment
featuring the work of artists and musicians exploring water-related  
issues. INCLUDING:
·       MOISTURE:  a Los Angeles art collective’s research projects in  
the Mojave desert
·       Alan Tower and the Octave Alliance with wave & water music
·       Betsy Damon’s Keepers of the Waters parks transforming rivers
·       Stunning wavelet videos graphing whale song by Mark Fischer
·       A (brief) introduction by Sam Bower of
·       Videos, puppetry, Interspecies Music, and surprise guests!
 Fri Nov 19 7:30-11pm Cellspace, 2050 Bryant Bring a blanket, $10 slid 
 benefit for, the online museum of environmental art

# Naked Truth Fri Nov 19th ONLY! 9:00pm till late
 $10 before 10pm,$15 after 10PMw/costume,$20 here nor there
 Paintings, photography and sculpture by artists Dana Albany, David
Scott Bruce, Deidre DeFranceaux, Rik Livingston, Clarence M. Mitchell,
Michelle Morby, Jasmine Raff, Jennifer Simpson and Karen Turcotte and
others are featured.

THE NAKED TRUTH! show reveals the face of artistic censorship.  THE
NAKED TRUTH! exposes the current body politic repressing nudity in
art.  During the Bush Administration, a pervasive, conservative
attitude toward the nude has made its way across the nation.

The show will feature the "Nipple Print Canvas", an interactive piece
to be auctioned off at the end of the night.  A private space allows
the interactive audience to add their nipple prints to an existential
masterpiece.  We encourage nipples of all sexes, ages, races and
creeds to make an impression of solidarity for THE NAKED TRUTH!

For over twenty years, ANON SALON has shaped West Coast entertainment
history by producing hundreds of events; unique theme parties, theater
festivals, gallery shows, technology conferences and even street fairs
for Burning Man fans both in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Zono Art Productions! (or Z.A.P!, for short) exists to promote the
ARTS - and have FUN doing it!

ArtSalonSF is artistic community fighting for THE NAKED TRUTH!

----/ Venue Info /------------------------------------------------------

Anon Salon 285 9th St @  Folsom

Friday, Nov. 19th

Nov. 19th, 2004Egg Beats presents:

A night of DUB HEAVY dance music featuring

PITCH BLACK ::KOG Transmissions, New Zealand::

Pitch Black is Michael Hodgson and Paddy Free – two long time, sound 

manipulation artists from New Zealand who are playing SF during a world 

tour in support of their third album Ape to Angel. Pitch Black is known 

for creating musical journeys from organic ambient beginnings and 

layered soundscapes to skanking keyboards, cutting acid riffs and 

thumping rhythmic grooves, with dub holding it all together. Pitch Black 

are multimedia addicts. Every gig they play is live, with fully 

integrated visuals running of Mideo - a program they developed to 

trigger video in real time. Their production skills have lead to 

collaborations with several international artists and recently a job 

scoring the stunning kiwi film The Whale Rider. Catch their SF debut 

Friday Nov 19th.

Free downloads at:

with DJ's

Adam Ohana :: / Get Freaky ::

Chris Sia :: Infinite Kaos ::

Dj dob :: Egg Beats, SF ::

With the chill-out underground featuring

DJ Crazy Baldhead :: Dubmission records, UK ::

Sir-Eel :: Waterjuice / ::

Afut :: Upinya ::

Saturnia :: Phoenix Family / Amboworld, UK ::


136 Taylor St.

10pm - 4am


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# Sat Nov 20 3-5p Project Leader Training Palo Alto
A great opportunity for you to expand your skills, learn new  
information, and give back to the community all at the same time! Local  
ISA certified arborist Kevin Raftery will be leading a Planting Leader  
and Fungus Fighters Training. Volunteers will learn the correct way to  
plant trees, work with other volunteers, and the correct techniques for  
removing ivy and root crown excavations. You will be given the tools  
you need to lead small groups of volunteers during future volunteer  
events. You'll also get a hands-on opportunity to polish these new  
skills. Plus you'll get a free t-shirt! In return for this training,  
Canopy asks that you put your knowledge to work at three tree planting  
or Fungus Fighters events during upcoming year. You must be at least 16  
years old to attend the training.

# Degala Art Exhibit Collages illustrating Journey of the Mask metaphor
Artist Reception Nov 20th 6-8pm hosted by James Derr
Artist Reception Dec 4th 6-8pm hosted by Degala
 Coffee Mill & Bakery 3363 Grand Ave Oakland 510-465-4224
Upaya Center for Wellbeing, 478 Santa Clara Ave

# Sat. Nov. 20 7 pm Axis Mundi @ Eden Tantra Kabaret - SF
 Five Environments'. Main Stage' Marketplace Sensations Buddha Love
Bar Altar Room
 Libations, Ritual, Body & Energy Work, Vendors, Goddesses, Blindfolds,  
Scarves, SnakeCharmers, Temple Dancers, Art, Films & Live Music!....  
SHESUS THRICE, Sangita Moskow & Axis Mundi - Sonic Shamanic Trance  
 Come prepared to TRANCE DANCE & MEDITATE
Experience the Ecstasy of the Vedic Cave Rituals of ancient India!
 AXIS MUNDI's powerful devotional Chant revives the timeless ritual of  
Shakti-Shiva's Dance... the Spontaneously Arising Ecstatic Agony of  
Endless  Bliss born at the dawn of Consciousness. Join us for Trance  
Dancing & Dynamic  Whole Body Meditation as we journey through the  
mystical dimensions of Coherent Emotion & Primal Yearning.
 111 Townsend @ 2nd & 3rd $25 Single...$40 Couples
7 pm to 1 am Live Music begins at 10 pm

# Sat Nov 20  7:30-10pm Valencia Street Songwriter Showcase $10
 At this acoustic showcase, Trevor Levine, Austin Willacy, and other hot
local singer songwriters will unveil their hearts and souls. You'll be
touched by song lyrics about love, fear, and courage. then roused by
delicious social commentary. Since the songwriters will perform in a "round
robin" fashion, passing the microphone from song to song, you'll enjoy a
healthy mix of toe-tapping numbers, soulful ballads, and comical sing-
alongs.  SpiralMuse Home of Well Being, 3387 22nd St @ Guerrero 

# PLANET SOL 11.20.04 8pm-4:30am $15 3 rooms of sound!
 8:00pm Doors Open 8:00-9:30pm Open Bar 11:30pm Doors Close
Midnight "The Birth of Planet Sol" 4:30am Afterburn with Laird & Friends
 (((Costumes for space travel )))
 Freddy Clarke  Indra Fire Hoop   Hoopaliscious   UV99  Greg Kalamar   
JK sound  Visuals by Spotworks
 Adnan  Alcyone with Drumfire  Donna Matrix  Dragn'fly  Kramer  
Michele Bass  MVP  Ooah the Turntablist  Rawkshow  Sunder  Dr. Gyrate  
# Sat Nov. 20 In Celebration of the opening of the Blue Cube,
 Tantra **Surround** presents: IN THE LAB Dimitri D.K.N.  
 Deeper in Zen  Penta  Saturnia  IN THE CUBE Waterjuice  KJ (Tantra)
 Liam Shy  Tandava  Sound by KV2 Audio 
 Digital Surround Sound Processing by TiMax
 Gourmet vegetarian foods plus full bar
 All new Psychedelic Art by Dreamtime Designs
 $20 at the door or online 10pm-6am, 18+
 The Blue Cube 34 Mason @ Market San Francisco 415-820-3201

# Sat Nov 20 Scorpio Ball!!!!! xTHE ORIENT EXPRESS x 10p Mighty Gallery
119 Utah @ 15th, SF $15 pre $20 Door Costumes & Sensual Attire  
 Cheb i Sabbah  Lorin  Chris Sia  Random Rab  Neptune  Moondoggy  CB  
 Aphrodesia Balinese Monkey Chanting
Korean Drum Dancing  Arabesque Dance Troupe Fashion Show Nomadia
 The Little Tokyo Sushi & Sake Lounge!!

# Sun Nov 21st - SpiralMuse Workday Partay 10am - 4pm
 Marcella Eversole ~
 SpiralMuse Home of Well Being,  3387 22nd St @ Guerrero

# Nor Cal War Tax Resistance Fall Organiz Meeting Sun Nov 21 FREE
 Noon-1 pm: potluck, socializing and support
1-4 pm: updates, 2004 evaluation, plans for 2005
 Sacramento St. Co Housing
2220 Sacramento St. @ Allston in Berkeley (near North Berkeley BART)
 Northern California War Tax Resistance
(510) 843-9877
# Vegan potluck grattitude feast "Show Off Your Holiday Food"
 Vegetarian Education Group of Marin hosts a holiday potluck on 
Sun Nov 21 6-8:30p La Plaza Conference Room
4340 Redwood Highway, San Rafael
cost: a dish to share, plus $4 or $3 with a can for the food bank
contact: Patti Breitman 415-459-1666

# Special benefit screening for the SF Bay Area Independent Media Center *ABOUT BAGHDAD* Sun Nov 21 7:30 p  $5
 @ Station 40 3030b 16th St (& Mission), directly across from BART  
 In July 2003 Sinan Antoon, an exiled Iraqi writer and poet, returned to
Baghdad to see what has become of his city after wars, sanctions,  
decades of oppression and violence, and now occupation. Antoon takes 
journey exploring what Iraqis think and feel about the post-war situation
and the complex relationship between the US and Iraq.
 About Baghdad is a journey into the hearts and minds of the hundreds of
Iraqis we encountered in Baghdad. In the simmering heat of Baghdad’s
summer, Iraqis, of various ethnic and political backgrounds and
orientations, speak of past horrors and present fears.
 Reflections on the traumatic legacy of dictatorship, sanctions and war,  
also reflect resilience and humanity of a people who were, for decades,
dehumanized and disappeared behind Saddam’s image. From poets to
politicians, cabbies to communists, a retired senior citizen to an  
American soldier at Bremmer’s HQ, "About Baghdad" navigates the dire,  
and oft misunderstood and misrepresented, straits separating, yet  
involving, both Iraqis and Americans.
 Amy Goodman interviews the filmmakers:
 Review from the Daily Star:

### Fri Nov 26 2004 BUY NOTHING DAY

# Dear Animal Companions, Guardians, Lovers, Liberators & Vigilers: 
  DAY OF THE DOG Dec 1 Wed Noon, at UCSF through December 7th.   
513 Parnassus Ave 415-751-3756 or e-mail
 protest to spare about 800 dogs and puppies from some very cruel 
and bizarre experiments at UCSF.  We have a very unusual event 
planned and you do not want to miss it! Bring your dogs! Your friends! 
Your kids! Your pom poms! Just be sure to come and take a stand for 
the dogs! We've hot chocolate and soy chai and that’s just the beginning 

# 12.2 1st Thu Art Receptions 49 Geary @ Market 5:30-7:30 FREE

# Paintings by Local Artists at Matt Gonzalez's office Fri Nov 5 5-8pm
 Free San Francisco City Hall Van Ness and Grove, room 282

# Sat Dec 4th 7.30pm  Kali's Angels @ Open Secret, San Rafael.  Suzanne's  
sensational all-girl acoustic trio brings you "High songs and hot tea  
with loved ones".   More info

# Santarchy Tokyo 2004 Sat Dec 25 12:00 noon FREE Meet at the statue 
of Hachiko the Faithful Dog at Shibuya Station at 1200 NOON.

# Fri Dec 31st Alcyone @ Anon Salon's "Sea of Dreams 05", Park Plaza  
Hotel, LA. (To Be Confirmed!) Anon Salon hosting 2 fantastic, legendary 
NYE events simultaneously; one at the Regency in SF and the other in LA! 

# Jan 20 Fraudulent inauguration of war criminal GW Bush GENERAL STRIKE
Also Massive National Protests:

# Mar 19,20 Anniv of 2003 bombing of IRAQ - GENERAL STRIKE
Massive Global Protests:

Do not feed the machine April 15th. GENERAL STRIKE
Northern California War Tax Resistance announce list. (510) 843-9877
Infor/support for conscientious war tax resisters in the SF Bay Area.

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