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# A Women’s Community Clinic Event…  TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR HEALTH:
Controlling Stress from the Outside In
 An interactive workshop designed to help women understand and control their stress.
 Tue May 11 6:30pm – 7:30pm The Women’s Building, Room A 3543 18th St. #8 @ Valencia
 • Featuring keynote speaker Diana Taylor, RN, PhD.
Professor, UCSF School of Nursing & UCSF Center for Reproductive 
Health Policy. Author of “Taking Back the Month.”
 • Complimentary Chair Massage offered, starting at 6:15pm
 • Refreshments provided Free and open to the public! 415-379-7802 x 376

# Michael Manning Book Signing and Web Site Launch 603 Valencia @ 17th
Tues May 11, 8-10 pm Free

# Breast Cancer Action: March for Our Lives Wed May 12th
10am State Capital Building 

# Suds and Stuff Extravaganza Wed May 12 10am-5pm $1-$5
 Come play in the New College parking lot on Wednesday May 12th
10am to 5pm Valencia between 18th and 19th
Bring your mutt fresh from the dog park mud for a clean up or pet punk
make-over.       Get your ride cleaned, lubed, pumped and detailed.
(Vespas, Motorcycles, Bikes, Unicycles and Hot Wheels welcome.  No cars
or weird new-fangled scooter things please. )
Cool DIY sticker stuff, t-shirt decals and other crafty items for sale.
Prices range from $1 to $5 per service.
 All proceeds benefit the Youth Gender Project
 New College of California 766 Valencia  @ 19th

# Near-Death Experience talk Wed. May 12 at 7-9 pm in Berkeley Rob States,
Professional Engineer with three Master of Science degrees, two from MIT, 
30 years of experience designing industrial equipment, and a love of physics and
astronomy that only another geek could appreciate. 2417 Eighth St 

# Mobilize for Change
Wed May 12 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm  Telegraph Avenue & Bancroft Way, Berkeley
Advocates will distribute vegan literature and gather local support for Senate Bill 1520, which would ban the sale and production of foie gras in California. Questions:

# YLEM Forum: Sex, Time and Power Wed May 12 7:30 PM FREE
 McBean Theater, The 3601 Lyon St.,   free,  
In Sex, Time and Power, Leonard Shlain presents yet another startling
hypothesis at the YLEM Forum. Previously he lectured at it about his
other daring books, Art and Physics and The Alphabet versus the
Goddess. An Associate Professor of Surgery at UCSF, he brings his
knowledge of physiology into play in this book, as well as his
voracious appetite for research.
Big-brained Homo sapiens suddenly emerged some 150,000 years ago, he
argues, because of profound alterations in female sexuality.
Long ago, due to the narrowness of her bipedal pelvis and the
increasing size of her infants’ heads, the human female began to
experience high childbirth death rates, precipitating a crisis for the
species. Natural selection adapted her to this unique environmental
stress by drastically reconfiguring her hormonal reproductive cycle.
Her estrus disappeared and menses mysteriously entrained with the
periodicity of the moon. Women formulated the concept of a month, which
in turn allowed them to make the connection between sex and pregnancy.
Upon learning the majestic secret of time these ancestral females then
gained the power to refuse sex when they were ovulating. Men were
forced to confront women who possessed a mind of their own.
Women taught men about time and the men used this knowledge to become
the planet’s most fearsome predator. Unfortunately, they also
discovered that they were mortal. Men, then invented religions to
soften the certainty of death. Subsequently, they belatedly grasped the
function of sex. The possibility of achieving a kind of immortality
through heirs drove men to construct patriarchal cultures whose purpose
was to control women’s reproductive choices. Come hear how these
archaic insights altered all subsequent human cultures.
Dr. Shlain lectures widely both here and in Europe. He has been a
keynote speaker for such diverse groups as the Smithsonian, Harvard
University, Salk Institute, Phillips collection, Los Alamos National
Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center, and the European Union’s
Ministers of Culture. He has been interviewed on both PBS and NPR. His
lectures are as lively as his writing!
Contact: Trudy Reagan, 650-856-9593, Complete
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#  Delve 5/12 - Ethan's Birthday Bash.  Ethan :: Lick the DJ :
: Ernie Deaks :: ViaJay Soluna 272  McAllister @ Larkin 10PM FREE!

# Thu, May 13 4:00 pm Raise Your Voice to Hold Avon Accountable!
SF General Hospital Meet at the corner of Potrero Ave. & 22nd St.
Corporate conscience belongs in a company's products, not just in its marketing. Major cosmetics company, Avon, markets itself as a leader in the fight against breast cancer while selling products that contain harmful chemicals. Avon will be in town for the opening of the Avon Foundation Comprehensive Breast Center at San Francisco General Hospital. Come march, hold signs, and be a presence with Breast Cancer Action as we tell Avon that if they really care about breast cancer they need to remove the harmful chemicals from their products. 
 Help us send the message loud and clear that Avon should put people's health before profit by: - Removing parabens - a chemical preservative that may be linked to breast cancer - from its products, - Reformulating all of its products for U.S. and overseas markets according to the safety standards set by the European Union, which prohibit the use of certain carcinogens, mutagens, and reproductive toxins in cosmetics beginning in September of 2004, - Fully disclosing all product ingredients, and - Being transparent and open about how much money they raise for breast cancer and where and how the money is spent. 
 Everyone is welcome! 
 To learn more about cosmetics, chemicals, and breast cancer go to:
For more information contact: Kendra Breast Cancer Action 415-243-9301

# Ever Made History in the Bathroom? Thu May 13 7pm Free!
 People In Search of Safe Restrooms (PISSR)
 safe bathroom access for transgender folks and others who face
 difficulty, harassment or violence when using gender segregated
 restrooms. SF LGBT Center (at Market & Octavia). Room 300

# CLASS: May 13 - "The Language of Touch" @ The Hive
 Thursdays 7:30-9:30 pm. May 6, 13, 20, and 27th.
 The Hive, (at Urban Forage)  254 Fillmore st. @ Haight st.
 Donation: $10-20, sliding scale - no one turned away for lack of funds.

# group exhib Thu May 13 8-10p  ICAN Gallery 1310 Mission @ 9th

# Mokai & David Jacobs-Strain Thursday, May 13, Ashkenaz 
1317 San Pablo @ Gillman in Berkeley doors 8, show 8:30 PM 
$10 all ages. kids under 12 free! 
 Every 2nd Thursday  monthly 111 Minna  st @ 2nd st.) 8pm - 2am THU MAY 13 
 MAIA MARK GROWDEN band dj TREE (Michele Bass) Mystic Alchemy, 
SoulSonic, MysticFamilyCircus dj DOTCOM (Peter Blik)
  PETER PANKIND  Brendom Random Lucid (wendy), Tom Sepe (c.Hook),
 Cooper Hazen (shadow) and varied N'emsemble pan-characters 
spirit of youth and the mischief of green love. $5 <10:30p/ $10 <10:30p 415-267-7634 vm. 

# ArtSFest SPECTRA BALL/ SF - 5.13.04
 ArtSFest Spectra Ball  (Opening Event for ArtSFest 2004)
A full-color,  multi-cultural gala affair providing an inspired evening
of creativity,  art, music, performance and interplay.
 Thursday, May 13th 8:00 p.m.- 2:00 a.m.
@ Mezzanine, 444 Jessie St., SF
$25 standard, $75 VIP
 Dress: Full-color, Flamboyant, Fun!
 Entertainment and performances by:  Xeno, Velocity Circus, Loco Bloco,
Ultra Gypsy Dance Theater, Golden Gate Opera, Sun and Moon Ensemble,
Printz Dance Project, Circus Center, Somei Yoshino Taiko Ensemble,
Alcyone, Felonious and DJ Eric Lacy and DJ SoulSalaam.

# Thu May 13 9 PM STUDIO Z 314 11th St 
 Featured Speakers: DAVID HARRIS
Journalist, author and a leading figure in the anti-Vietnam war movement
writer, actor, playright fetured on NPR, ABC and in the New York Times

# Mokai & David Jacobs-Strain Thursday, May 13, Ashkenaz
 1317 San Pablo @ Gillman   Berkeley  •  doors 8PM  $10  all ages (kids
 under 12 free)
 Both David and Mokai create original music that takes blues guitar in new
 directions. David was recently named one of the “top five Bay Area acts
 ready to break out” (Oakland Tribune, 4/23/04).
# May 13 8pm Short Film Series New College Theater

# M.I.L.F: A benefit for Ladyfest Bay Area Thu May 13 9pm - 2am $5 
 Amnesia 853 Valencia  @ 19th

# Lusty Lady One Year Aniversary Playday Fri May 14th 11am-3am
 $5 before 9pm, $10 after 9pm, Ladies Free
 The Lusty Lady peep show will celebrate their one year anniversary as
the only worker owned cooperative, unionized peep show in existance!
Come show your support for the hardest workin' ladies in show biz and
treat yourself to special shows, lap dances, shower shows, and plenty
of debaucherous lady action. All proceeds go directly to the wildly
proud and truly fabulous dancers and support staff of the Lusty Lady.
 The Lusty Lady 1033 Kearny Street (at Broadway in North Beach)
SF (415)391-3991

# Live Free or Die:: a bicycle art show Fri May 14 7-10pm free
 The space was recently a bike shop, and for a limited time, will be
filled with art of or relating to bicycles by over fifty different
artists. The show will remain up for about two weeks and will be open
from noon to 5pm daily. Curated by Shady Lanes
 formerly the Freewheel Bike Shop 980 Valencia @ 21st and 22nd st 415.864.2392

# A La Carte Launch Fri May 14 7-10 pm Free roving exhib artwork 
 Pond 324 14th Mission & Valencia

# FURPATCH Fri May 14 7-11pm Free Cool Chick Entertainment for 
Guys & Gals Varnish Fine Art gallery + wine/beer/sake bar
 77 Natoma St. b/n 1st & 2nd/Mission & Howard 21+

#   Screwup: bdsm for queers, transfolk and genderqueers - presents...
 BDSM ON A BUDGET  7:30-9:30PM Fri May 14 Eros, 2051 Market  
# Fri May 14 2004 GET FREAKY
 Freq Nasty (Skint, UK) An-ten-nae live Lorin 
 Spacecowbys ( Rockin it outside on the Unimog!
 Ascension Performance Team Oohaah (Terpsichore, LA)
 Jocelyn (Get Freaky/Mystic Temple of Bliss) Benchun (False Profit)
 A:Dubl (Breakthru) Laird (Get yer freak on) Tung (Brass Tax)
 Nep-tune (Spiritual Tech) Dragonfly (Groovegarden) Chris Sia (Infinite Kaos)
 Dj Soulsalaam (Hypnomedia) Zack Darling (Decadance) Little John (Raindance)
 David Starfire (Mantra S.S) Androginoyd (Vancouver, BC) Fresco (Breed Alliance)
 Custom Visuals transmission by Stefan G.
 Décor by Fuzzy Phillipe's Fabulous Fluff Altars by Huggi-ma
 550 Barneveld $15, Door $20 (10pm-6am) 21+w/id

 Cuppertino     from SF / Peninsula:
 Take Highway 101 or 280  to Route 85 south. Exit east on Stevens Creek 
 Boulevard.  @  Hwy 280/ 85.

# WIRED NextFest May 14-16  Festival Pavilion - Fort Mason Center
  Marina & Buchanan   FREEDAY for student groups - May 14, 2004
 9:00AM - 3:00PM
 Open to the Public May 15 & 16 9:00AM - 6:00PM
 Adults $15 * Kids Under 12 are FREE

# May 14-16 Altered States & the Spiritual Awakening Conference - SF
 Ram Dass and others.

# May 14-16
The Art of Resistance Political Artists' Conference
# XENO/ NEW WORK/ SF - 5.14-5.29.04
 XENO presents an outpouring of our new evening of work.  The show
features new dance, music, aerial & acro, fire, video, spoken word, and
other elements Xenophiles have come to love, woven into a seamless hour
of strange and moving fun.  Fridays & Saturdays through May
May 14/15 -  20/21 - 28/29 @ Xenodrome Theater 1320 Potrero Ave 
Between 25th St and Cesar Chavez
 Doors open at 8:30 PM / Show starts at 9 PM sharp $10-$15  

# Interfaith Pagan Pride Parade Celebration-May 15 Theme-"Divine Feminine" 
 Sat May 15 10 am - 5 pm, Berkeley Civic Center Park (MLK at Center) 
Music, Art, Crafts, Food, Ritual, Performances, Author's Circle  
Parade 11:30 am

The world still says no to war! Keep space for peace, no new “star wars”!
May 15th Join us in a protest for peace at Vandenberg Space Command

# Snook's Big Bashola at the new NIMBY wherehouse!
 Sat 3pm til Sunday evening May 15 & 16 (crash space provided, bring a blanket)
 Featuring Performances By: Extreme Elvis Mark Growden (3am Sun)
 Extra Action Marching Band (12noon Sun)  Attaboy & Burke  Whore
  Zoopy Funk   Armchairgeographers   Cookie Mongoloid   Go Van Gogh
 Cosmic Allstar    Forbidden Dearlove    Ervanlovern   The Turks    
dj Dr. Lung the Yard Dogs (hopefully)  & MORE
 Arts / Activities / Etc.:
 Extra Action & Camp Carp's Black Sabbath Pancake Breakfast
  Fabulous food by Chef Dallas & Flash     the RockStar Bartenders
Toys by Seemen  Silent Film by Pheonix  the Zoatrobe by Tosh   Therm
 Giant Black Widow Spider  Cleavage in Space  Bruce Sherrod  Artist Gallery
 $10 + up - sliding scale   The new Nimby Wherehouse  28th & Peralta  Oakland
 -after hours bus shuttle-  for more info  call NIMBY hotline 510-433-0506
 Also listed in Tribes: 

# Words of Wisdom benefit for Sat May 15 3:30Pm-8PM $3 
or whatever you can give or free if you bring a potluck dish to share or
 - Music - The Seething Brunswicks! and DJ Pusspuss
- Spoken word/ comedy - Danny Dechi, Harvey, Attaboy!, Lady
Monster, Tina Butcher,  M.I. Blue, Stephen Elliot, Donald the Nut
- Mini workshops - Independent Artist How to - come to teach and learn
- Pot luck nibbles(bring stuff to share)
 AND I will be taking part of in the 48 hour film contest that weekend
- so come be part of a film creation process, as we make the
mocumentary 'The making of a 48 hour film"  It will be fun - come on down.
 El Rio Bar 3158 Mission @ Cesar Chavez

# May 15th-Masturbate-a-thon-245 8th St 7PM spoken word, dancers, 
music, a spanking good time   

# May15 Thrasher Magazine Party Studio Z 11th & Folsom 8pm-3am $5!
with Alternative/Indie, Punk, Other Sports Yaphet Kotto Dead To Me Duane
Peters and the Hunns DJ Muska Beatz DJ Satva

# fashion show called PARTicles
 Sat May 15 8pm Sweet's Ballroom 1933 Broadway Oakland
#  Fun.Fur.All Bring out your inner animal!    Music by furry dj's: 
TRACER (Skills, Tektite Productions, an SF expatriot living in LA in a rare SF appearance) 
DRAGN'FLY (Sacramento, Sister SF)  DJ PUP (Radical Faerie Village) 
NEON BUNNY (Bunny Jam, playing electro)  SLOPPY PUPPY    DJ PJ 
With projection visuals by DR. FURRRRIENDLY (Boing, Cell Space, Bunny Jam) 
and installations by the SsS Collective  + Much Much More 
$8 in Faux Fur/Animal Costumes, $12 for normal humans 
(All responsible ages welcome) Sat May 15 9pm - Late  	Anon Salon
285 9th @ Folsom  http://Furry
http://Billion http://SF Bay

# Saturday Opel's last hurrah at Kelly's Mission Rock. 3 dance areas, 1 chillout
section, belly dancers, fire performers, killer visuals and lights, and
way too many DJs for your listening pleasure. FREE breakfast at 5a for
those still standing. Sunrise set by Dr. Syd himself +special guest.
 Main:         EllenFerrato/M3/FredFunk/Melyss
Breaks:       Laird/Smoove/Tung/BenChun/Ikarus
Progressive:  Spesh/JonathanOjeda/Dragn'fly/SydGris/Hoj
Chill:        Mx.D/ZackDarling/Damien/TimPratt/Swami
 BellyDancing: Zahee/Olu/Grace FireDancers: InfiniteKaos Visuals: OnTheFlyFilms
 Lighting: RumpusRoom aka Mr. Fong ImproperSpacing:  MarcFong
 Sat May 15 10p-8a 817 China Basin Way, SF $20-pre-sale/more at door 21+

# The Forum at Grace Cathedral Presents: Matt Gonzalez: Passionate Politico
 Why is Matt Gonzalez leaving politics at the peak of his political career?   He made a strong name for himself last year when he ran for mayor and almost beat democratic contender Gavin Newsom in a tight race, 48% to 52%.  For many who had never fully endorsed a candidate, Matt Gonzalez became their political hero.  A progressive and Green party member that represented many San Franciscans who sometimes feel their voice is not heard at the top.   Matt will share his future plans, his insight on what's happening in politics locally and nationally and what being a Green party member means in the upcoming presidential election. 
 Guest: Matt Gonzalez, San Francisco Board Supervisor President & former mayoral candidate
 Sun May 16th 9:30-10:30 AM Grace Cathedral 1100 California @ Taylor
Live webcast at <
#  PacificSound * 415.820.1664  SUNSET   Sunday, May16th, 2004

# SUN MAY 16 Noon - 5pm maestrapeace, a celebration of womens' 
art and resistance. Ceremony with the artists at 2:00pm
Lapidge St adjacent to the Women's Building 3543 18th st, @Valencia  
 Delicious Food * Fabulous artists' booths * Community information *
Kid's activities * Mural-making     Performances by:
GINGA BRAZIL                          SPARLHA SWA
SPIRIT HEALER                   BARAUNA CAPOEIRA   and more!     FREE!
 part of a year-long celebration of the Women's Building 25th  Anniv.

# May 16 Sunday School w/ Vau de Vire Society-Studio Z 11th/Folsom
9p-3a $10 Kid Beyond (live-looping vocal percussionist/beatboxer)
stink 69 (operatic mayhem) Raw B (turtablist extraordinaire)

# May 17th Day of Action To Protest Bush's Anti-Gay 
Constitutional Amendment Drive

# reclaim the commons mobilization in june, including a "no war on iraq, 
no war on the commons" march on sunday june 6th, a shut-down of the 
corporate lobby for pharmie-biotech june 8th and a bunch of solutions-
oriented stuff along the way like a really, really free market and an 
occupation of golden gate park.
 BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP.  dasw shut-down the financial district last spring,
not by the actions of one dedicated working group, but by OUR WHOLE
COMMUNITY pulling for it.  we're looking at shutting down a single meeting
for a day, which means we can do it probably with half as many people
coming out -- maybe even a quarter as many -- BUT WE NEED Y'ALL.  the
stalwarts global justice folks, the people that see the hand of corporate
power behind all the issues from the war and ongoing torture in iraq to
environmental degradation, economic injustice and biotech poisons in our
food. fast-approaching -- 4 weeks away now, and it's now that vital
time for we DASW folk to activate our networks and put our energy into
getting folks in the streets.
 there's trainings on the way for people to bring their old AG's to, or
find new ones, and there's also "infrastrcture council" meetings happening
every monday night at 7pm between now and then.  tonight it's at humanist
hall in oakland (390 27th street between telegraph and broadway). the rest
of the schedule is here:
 you can also join the list-serve by droppin an email to        come out.  
let's give the resistance another victory in june... peace -- meddle 415.710.1253

# CC's Acoustic Underground Showcase (CAUSE)  Mon May 17 Elbo Room
  Valencia@ 17th 9 PM   $5
 feat. Austin Willacy, Mokai (with his trio), David Jacobs-Strain and Brook.

# Tue May 18, MSSF General Meeting: Doors open and mushroom ID at 7:00 pm. The speaker at 8:00 pm. will be Dr. Tom Bruns on "Observations on the Natural History of Ectomycorrhizal Fungi".

# Mission Movie Dance Party Benefit 
 Wed May 19 8pm-1am $7 Elbo Room - 647 Valencia @ 17th

# Red Vic Theater in San Francisco presents: American Dream 2.0
"San Francisco Becomes Fastest-Shrinking City" declares Reuters 
 artist, an immigrant and an entrepreneur, each fighting to realize
 a dream in the face of  instability.  Wed May 19 2pm, 7:15pm, 9:15pm 
After evening screenings Q&A with  filmmakers & cast
Thu May 20 7:15pm After eve screenings Q&A with filmmakers & cast
Thurs., May 20th 9:15pm After screening Q&A with cast &  Chris Daly
This doc film features: Lawrence Axil Comras
Krista DeNio Murali Krishna Devarakonda

# May 20th ASCENSION
 Bada-BING...Every year, once a year, this thing goes off, blows up, hits tha fan, whatever you want to call it...its NUTS. Last year I showcased 100% original tunes (what was to become Motions of Mutation)...this year Im hoping to do the same, will be showcasing at least 2 brand new mashers: PLEASURE THE BASSNYMPHO, and SIMULTANEOUS (featuring Forest Gump). Plus some new hip hopness (including my new KRS One remix) and some other fat shit, plus tons of rockstars (Adam, Rab, Shakatura, Alloy Trex...and HYBRID).

# Dogtown County Fair
 So we'll see you here at the fairgrounds for the best darn hee-haw 
 hillbilly hoedown you ever seen.
 May 22nd 1 p.m. to 1 a.m.
2600  Magnolia St , near the corner of 26th, in West Oakland
You'll be a'wantin to come cuz we got Music: Rael Razor Tanglers Dj Kevinj
 Dj Jstyle Hobo Goblins and contests: Shortest Daisy Dukes Biggest Fruit
 Biggest Vegetable Best Pie Best Rocket Best Critter and events:
 Sack Races Fashion Pageant Wanna Pitch In? We need:
 Lightweight cardboard tubes for rockets! Contestants for all events!
 Entries in all contests! More 4-H members!
Be shore to dress up Kountry or you might git tarred-n-feathered by the 
locals. Yer farm animals is shore welcome too.
There'll be plenty-o-hooch.
BYO-vittles, and bring some ter share too. If yer stumped on what to 
bring, they got lots o great ideas at
Can't remember last year's party? Check this out.

 San Miguel Child Development Center & Living Library Gardens
 Between 241 - 333 Oneida Avenue (near Ocean & Geneva), off San Jose 
 Avenue (Balboa BART Station) Free Admission & Refreshments
 Celebration of Arts, Green Building, Energy, Music, Food & Diversity!
 Translation and children's activities will be provided.
 A Living Library/Life Frames, Inc. (415) 412-5346 or (415) 206-9710 &
 SF Environment (415) 355-3700
# Club Ass 5 Fri May 21 10 pm till dawn doors close at midnight
 604 1/2 haight st @ steiner ambient in the back... 2 decks!
 Everyone will have to bring a representation of ass to get in, 
example... cut off a doll's ass. Bring booze or snacks if you feel 
moved to contribute, everything helps make the party better.
 It is my birthday , i am opening a new business that weekend, rollin massage bar : truckstop massage in nebraska, and I am celebrating a new roommate move in. His name is Gil, he is from Panama , and I love him. Christie McClelland RYT, LMP,CMT Gayatri Healing  415 861 6250

# May 22nd and Friends and Family has been invited to do the upstairs,
 Bryce, Monty, Ethan, Alex Windsor and, out of retirement,  John Carel!
 Downstairs aint too shabby either (big phat wink) with: Doc Martin, Spun, 
Markie Mark  and Dutch piloting you down memory lane. $5 before 11.

 Part 1: The Mad Scientist Olympics & Borealis BBQ 2pm-8pm
SOMA Park and Rec (6th at Folsom) $5
 Part 2: The Astronomers' Ball 8pm-2am 1015 Folsom
(Redecorated, new attitude and--THANKFULLY--friendlier security!)
$5 with daytime attendance; $10 costumed; $15 not
 Come as a Mad Scientist, astronomer, quasar, or the Milky Way itself!

# Calendar of baarn
 You are invited to celebrate our one-year anniversary. Join us for a delicious fundraiser dinner benefiting EBAA. Enjoy a variety of vegan foods while helping animals. Advance reservations are requested: (925) 487-4419 OR

# Sex Educator Salon Mon May 24, 8-10 pm Free 2504 San Pablo
@ Dwight Berkeley Everyone welcome

# magnetic party! 	May 26, 2004 in Santa Cruz.
Dj Spun (SF/NYC) Rick Preston (SF) special live performance from : 
Plump Kitties  featuring dj tswirl, reverend markus hawkins 
(electric violin) & lizard (percussion) opening music from Manx (SEA) 

# 5.28-30 Benjamin free party 415 705 0600 outdoor dance experience

# Promise for Peace: may 29th, marin, peace fair benefit for indigenous 
elders and youth peace gathering,
Stafford Lake, Novato $22 (11am-11pm)

# May 29 digital be-in 7pm-4am @ 934 Brannan

# Digital Be-In 13
 San Francisco's original socially conscious cyberculture happening! 
May 29 @ 934 Brannan @ 8th 9PM-4AM 21+ w/ID
 Speakers:   Vinit Allen (Sustainable World Coalition)
Kevin Bankston (EFF)
Swami Beyondananda (
Marc Canter (Founder Macromedia)
Jim Fournier (PlanetWork)
Michael Gosney (Digital Be-In)
Marika Olsen (
R.U. Sirius (Mondo 2000/Neophiles)
 Live Performances:
Alcyone, Axis Mundi, Bluetech, Cybervixen, Dianarosa, Foxgluv, Irina
Mikhailova, Kali's Angels, Tonehenge
Dov, Goz, KJ, Ooah, Rob Rayle, Shakatura, Space Cowboys (DJs 8Ball &
Polarbear), Dr. Spook, Triptech
Transparent Network Gallery – visionary artists interpret the Be-In 13
theme – curated by Michael Gosney, sponsored by Digital Pond
Virtual World Theater
Burning Man in Microsoft Flight Simulator – experience Black Rock City
as you never have before! – modeled by Andrew Johnstone
You're On Mars! – explore the Martian landscape – Virtual World
Studios and Digispace - Bush in 30 Seconds DVD
Alex Grey/ABA Structure DVD Premiere
Be-In Tribe Network Center – Join the Be-In Tribe!
Dr. Friendly's Audio/Visual Public Instrument
Wild Divine Biofeedback Game
The Be-In's extraordinary immersive environment will feature the Emerald
City Laser, projections by D7, Synapse and top Bay Area VJs
 $20 Presale http// 
Ceiba Records: 463 Haight Distractions:  552 Haight Skills: Berkeley
# Block Party Bonanza!! May 30 Portland, OR to set World Record!

# Sun june 6 permitted march ending in a really, really free market with the theme: corporations out of iraq; corporations out of the commons...or something along those lines.  a date to save. 

# Orgasm: The Faces of Ecstasy Video Release Wed June 9, 8-10 pm Free
Berkeley 2504 San Pablo @ Dwight
# 6-11 June 2004: Spring Fungi of the Sierra Nevada: Week long course
Dr. Dennis Desjardin SFSU Sierra Nevada Field Campus.

# Transit of Venus Event Mon Jun 7, 2004  watch the transit LIVE from 
 Greece in the Phyllis C. Wattis Webcast Studio. 8:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. PDT 
 Activities   live Webcast from Greece, from 10:00 p.m. to 10:45 p.m. 
PDT.  * Watch Venus begin its path across the Sun. 
 * Hear Exploratorium Senior Scientist Paul Doherty explain the 
  science behind the transit. 
 * Take a Transit of Venus walkabout with Exploratorium teacher Tory Brady. 
 * Engage in hands-on activities with the Physics of Toys and 
 Exploratorium Outreach staff.  * Enjoy entertainment and food. 
 The entire museum will also be open for you to explore. 

# Jun 12 sf
# June 12,13 Santa Rosa Health & Harmony Fest

# Sundance june 17-20 Northeast Arizona. Older than Christian calendar.

# June 18,19,20 Sierra Nevada World Music Fest Angels Camp, CA

# June 19 Sustainable World Coalition SF

# Sat Jun 19: Mushrooms in Your Garden: Crissy Field Center.

# Pagan Ancient Ways Festival at Harbin Hot Springs, MIddletown, CA mid-June.

# June 26 OPEL Burningman fundraiza' SF Lorin

# July 1-7  Rainbow Gathering Shasta, CA

# Aug 6,7,8 French's Camp, Piercy, Humboldt, CA

# Sun Aug 15: Mushroom Garden Workday: Presidio Community Gardens 

# August 29 - The World Says No to Bush - Worldwide Day of Action 
and protests in NYC during Repub Nat'l Conv (Aug. 30 through Sept. 2)

# August,  Santa Cruz mountains

# full moon August 30th @ 2:22am 

# Aug 30 - Sep 6 2004 fine desert camp art
2x / month Newsletter:

# Sep 11 Power To The Peaceful Concert GG Park Michael Franti

# Earthdance Black Oak Ranch  Sep 17,18,19.

# Nov 6-7 2004 8th @ Brannan
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