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 PLANT TREES      Wish list:

-Propane Tanks and heater elements and silk screen supplies so we can make PLANT TREES shirts at festivals.
  Open to donations of shirts, inks, screens, help at festivals or in a silk screen shop.
-Folks who would like to help illustrate reforestation graphics for kids:
  Global imagery of reforestation.  Illustrator, Flash, zines, comic books, stickers, etc.
-Web help to distribute the above Global electronic imagery of reforestation.

Tuesday 7/19 on
 7:00pm Berkeley: Kevin Pina reports back from Haiti 
 7:00pm San Francisco: EFF Event on Bloggers' Rights 
Wednesday 7/20 on
 7:00pm Santa Clara: Santa Clara Valley Oil Awareness Meeting
 7:00pm San Francisco: Screening of "Falluja 2004" with Speaker Aaron Glantz


CAFTA hiding CODEX (vitamin ban)

New evidence may show a connection between aspartame and breast cancer
incidence of breast cancer that was revealed in the Bressler study 
may have a lot to do with the inhibition of the production of melatonin

Dr. Blaylock Blasts Aspartame Toxicity  In The Lancet 
significant increase in brain tumor induction in Aspartame fed animals

Proposed Endangered Species Bill Rescinds Sound Science
Tracking the Bush Administration's Environmental Misdeeds 

Please visit my web site about the whores who call themselves scientists 
who sell out to the highest bidder.

The Peak Oil Crisis: Rationing
PEAK OIL -- (House of Representatives - July 19, 2005)

G8 Plants Seeds of Future Wars By Failing to Deal with Global Climate Change


Take a Stand for the Constitution and Oppose the Flag Amendment

Mr. Roberts' Neighborhood

Statement on the Nomination of John G. Roberts
pbnb Independent World TV - 7.20.05
pbnb NOTICE 7.21.05 [Thursday]
Rachel's #822: Science Under Siege
Hiroshima bomb was meant to kick-start the Cold War

Riot control ray gun worries scientists 

Oppose expansion of Patriot Act

summer festivals: Reggae on the River, Frenchs Camp Piercy, CA: August 5th-7th Nelson BC Canada: August 11-15 Hopland, CA: August 20th & 21st Black Rock City, NV: August 29th – Sept 5th , Laytonville, CA: Sept 16th-19th , San Rafael, CA: October 14th-16th Nov. 5-6  Brannan @ 8th St. SF

Fri Jul 22

#  FRIDAY JULY 22, 6-9 PM  SF Opening Events

The LAB, 2948 16th Street; 415-864-8855: Heidi Geldhauser (Atlanta); Kimberlee Koym (Oakland) & Deborah Wargon (Berlin); Lucrecia Troncoso (Argentina); Stephen Walter (London); Monika Weiss (NY/Poland). Gallery hours continue W-Sat, 1-6 PM through August 6

 Artists’ Television Access, 992 Valencia Street, 415-824-3890: Tatiana Antoshina & Artur Muradyan, “Day of Poetry” interactive installation; screenings August 1-7 with artists including Nicklas Goldbach, Rachel Cornish, John Sellings, Susan Aragon, Miri Felix, GRUPPO SINESTETICO, Jessica Iapino, Isak Immanuel, Pepe Ozan, Andreas Templin.

Cellspace, 2050 Bryant Street, 415-648-7562: Mari Andrews, Iouri Pestov, Wolf Schtuck, Asan Ugborogho, Deborah Wargon, Chris Wiedmann; additional reception 7/28, 5-8 PM

San Francisco Center for the Book, 300 De Haro Street, #334, 415-565-0545: Performance by Calum F. Kerr (London), Artists’ Association of Autonomous Book Art & Magazines at 5:30 PM. Swiss Impressions: Romano Hanni and the Art of Metal Type. Lecture at 7:00 PM with bookbinder Dominic Riley

Gallery 16, 1616 16th Street 3rd floor, 415-626-7495: Lowell Darling, Flip Sides, featuring a video screening of work by Turkish artist Gulsen Bal at 7 PM

Kirkeby, 128 Texas Street, 415-860-3536: Texas Street Pavilion featuring Diane Buckler, Gregory Edwards, Kay Harvey, Michael Jackson, David Jones, Theodora Plas, Yves Tremorin, Tom Vinetz, with film by Patrick Trefz. Through August 7

SomArts, 934 Brannan Street, 415-552-2131: “Crossings: a gathering of artists” featuring artists represented by ARTworkSF, Artship and BorderZone Arts. Artists include Tonel, Bill Allen, Marco Centin, Tomas Gomez, Jennifer Herd, Jonathan Jones, Carlos Loarca, Francois Miglio, Betsie Miller-Kusz, Laurie Nielsen, Antoine Olegant, Meg Olson, Oungan Edner Piecse, Antonio Puri and Anthony White and others. Through August 4.

New Langton Arts, 1246 Folsom Street, 415-626-5416: Jacob Hartman’s Psyche Wall; Jarrett Mitchell & Mary Elizabeth Yarbrough’s Django Chapel, on view 5 PM - 8 PM
 mixedUSE Gallery, 2917 24th Street, 415-970-0560: “Better Than Real” featuring Lauren Davies, Tara Tucker, and Kyle Williams. Gallery hours Tu-Th 12-6, Fri 12-7, Sat-Sun 11-7 through August 7.

# Radio Future Salon Fri July 22 6-7pm(Networking), 7-9(Talk) FREE
Future of Radio? You may ask, what can there be new in a pretty straight forward technology, that was invented in 1893?  Well, if you create a universal receiver and put the intelligence into the software, all in a sudden you open up possibilities that your moms tube radio just didn't have. Now you are able to tune into your Microwave oven, which is fun for about 30 seconds.

Software radios can play up and down the frequency band, which is pretty cool. Now let's add transmission to the game, again universal transmission up and down the frequency band. This is so interesting, that the FCC and may be even the FBI would like to know about it.

Software radios can also use the spectrum way more efficient. Now if on one frequency someone is sending everyone else has to be silent. Software radios can filter out of a cacophony of transmissions the packages that are relevant for them. I read somewhere that if it is getting too noisy they can switch to a different band without missing a beat in Beethoven's 5th. Which gives you almost unlimited bandwidth (the thing that the telcos paid billions for in Europe).

Matt Ettus one of the driving forces behind GNU Software Radio will bring some clarity into these new developments next Friday the 22nd at the Radio Future Salon.

Session Abstract:

    Matt Ettus, GNU Radio team member and Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) creator, will be discussing both the technical and regulatory aspects of open source software radio, and how GNU Radio and the USRP fit in. He will also cover software radio's impact on spectrum policy, and will conclude with a small demo of the USRP.

    In a software radio, software defines the transmitted waveforms, and software demodulates the received waveforms. GNU Radio is an open source software radio framework which allows for experimentation, rapid prototyping and deployment of complex Software Radio systems on generic microprocessors. Software radio is becoming increasingly important as a technology for implementing communication systems. By performing most or all processing in software, it allows for extremely versatile radio systems and makes multi-standard systems possible.

    The Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP) is a hardware component which allows for the physical realization of complex wideband software radios using commodity PCs. It allows for up to 4 antennas, enabling MIMO and Smart Antenna systems. The hardware design is completely open and free.


    Matt Ettus, founder of Ettus Research LLC, has been working in wireless design for 8 years, and has extensive experience in ASIC-, FPGA-, and software-based communication systems, as well as System-on-chip RF architecture and board-level RF design. Matt is a major contributor to the GNU Radio project, a free framework for Software Radio, and is the creator of the Universal Software Radio Peripheral (USRP). He holds an MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and dual BS degrees in EE and CS.

Future Salon Thursday June 16th. 6-7pm networking with light refreshments proudly sponsored by SAP, and the Accelerating Studies Foundation's: Accelerating Change 2005 September Artificial Intelligence & Intelligence Amplification Conference. (info: ) As always free and open to the public.  Food and Beverages provided.  Improve your commute by sharing it with a fellow Futurist, check the Ride Board for opportunities.

 SAP Labs N. America, Building D, Room Southern Cross
3410 Hillview Avenue
Palo Alto,  CA 94304 810-885-1586

# Seeds of Change: No Nukes! No Wars! Fri July 22  7 PM  $5-$8 sliding scale.
 **New CD Marks Historic 60th Anniversary of U.S. Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and Features Spearhead, Utah Phillips and 16 Other Local and National Artists.**
The just released "Seeds of Change: No Nukes! No Wars!" CD chronicles some of the music, poetry and oral history of six decades of resistance to nuclear weapons. The CD marks the historic 60th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. From folk to hip hop, rock to spoken word, these artists offer unique perspectives on empire, the bomb and the imperative to create social and political change. This unique CD was produced by Tri-Valley CAREs (Communities Against a Radioactive Environment), to reach out to new and diverse communities about the threat of nuclear weapons and raise awareness about the upcoming August 6 "Seeds of Change" rally and march to the Livermore nuclear weapons lab.
 Please join us at Premier CD Release Party in San Francisco!
 The party will feature music and performance by: Entre Musicos, Fariba, Sherry Glasser, Cesar Cruz and more. The event is cosponsored by KPFA's La Onda Bajita and Tri-Valley CAREs.
*The Seeds of Change Rally and March to the Livermore nuclear weapons lab will take place on Saturday, August 6.*
WHEN: Saturday, August 6, rally at 5 PM, march at 7 PM
WHERE: William Payne Park, 5800 Patterson Pass Rd., Livermore, CA.
To Volunteer or More Info: Tara (925) 443-7148 or
at New College of San Francisco 777 Valencia @ 19th Tara (925) 443-7148

# Hello Friends of Animals,

Please excuse multiple emails!  I'm still on a learning curve when it 
comes to emailing groups! 

Anthony Marr's film and talk is at Humanist Hall *THIS FRIDAY!*  Please 
come and let everyone know!

Our flyer on his talk is attached.

*Friday, July 22 at 7:00 pm*

*Meet Anthony Marr*

*Presented by Anthony Marr Contact: 866-822-1169*

*Anthony Marr has a degree in physics but has since become a well-known 
wildlife preservationist who has been honored as the Champion of the 
Bengal Tiger on the Discovery Channel and other channels worldwide. He 
has spearheaded conservation projects in China, Hong Kong, India, 
Africa, Japan, and North America. As an educator, he has shown his 
Tigers Forever slideshow on three continents and his Champions of the 
Wild documentary in 20 countries. His groundbreaking book, Omni-Science 
and the Human Destiny, published in 2003, introduces his worldview, 
Omniscientific Cosmology, a science-based philosophy, to the world**! 
Omniscientific Cosmology, founded on astronomy, physics, and chemistry, 
with biology, ecology, and sociology as edifices, embraces evolution as 
an integral part, as well as other biological and social theories. It is 
capable of providing new and rational answers to the ancient 
philosophical questions! * 
$5-$500 Donations Accepted

Humanist Hall
390 27th Street
midtown Oakland
between Telegraph and Broadway, below Pill Hill
parking next door off both sides of 27th and 28th Streets
Contact: Florence 510-393-5685*
To subscribe to Bay Area Animal Rights Network please send blank email to:

# Community Forum on the Sydeshow Controversy Fri July 22 8 pm-10 pm Free
 In the context of an African community facing school
closures, festival shut-downs, no art and music
programs, the sideshows are a culmination of their
being no venues for self-expression and advancement
for young African people. The city of Oakland is using
the sideshows as the latest excuse to push black
people out and make way for white corporations and
homeowners who do not value African life.
     With Bakari Olatunji of the International People's
Democratic Uhuru Movement and DVD clips from
Yakpasua Zazaboi of and others.
Sponsored by the Uhuru Movement.
 Oaklandish 411 - 2nd St., Oakland (near Broadway) 510-569-9620

# Fri July 22nd 8.00-10.30pm ALCYONE - poolside @ Bambuddha Lounge, SF. Free admission. Followed by DJs Greg Eversoul and John Howard in the indoor bar. 601 Eddy @ larkin

# Hi Fructose Magazine Premiere Release Party Fri  July 22 8pm-12 Free!
Come and celebrate the release of this 100 page full
color labor of love with the cofounders Annie Owens and Attaboy
as they launch their bastard child into existence.

Hi Fructose, is a new full color quarterly magazine created
 for the toysploitation loving
Under the Counter Culture. Hi Fructose is your ticket to the exploding
Toy Arts Revolution and highlights the world's  reknown and emerging
artists, creators, and mischief makers who produce vinyl,
limited run artist centered toys as well asa healthy serving
 of abandoned theme parks, culture jammers,
and Japanese Monster Wrestling.

The Hi Fructose Release party at varnish Gallery will feature
signings and appearances by many of the artists in the premiere issue:
Jennybird,  Circus Punks, toy photographer Brian McCarty,
Cookie Mongoloid, and others.
Plus Designer Toymakers and Purveyers of the Peculiar
StrangeCo will be in attendance with a few surprises
theyll be bringing along for visual stimulus and
mental synaptity.

Entertainment  will be provided by Kitten on the Keys
and  special appearance by the Devilettes and other guests
too mysterious to mention.

The Premiere Issue of Hi Fructose features:
Dave Cooper. graffiti legend Seen,Gary Baseman, Circus Punks,
Kaiju Big Battel, Friends With You, toy photographer Brian McCarty,
Attaboy's "the Fungus",the Life Size Mousetrap, Little Miss No Name,
and the bunny possessed Alex Pardee.

With Exposes with Junko Mizuno, Kurt Halsey, the latest
from James Jarvis, Jennybird,
Make-A-Plush Patterns with Jenny Harada,
the burgeoning counter culture of
Electronic Toy Bending, and much more.

Sponsored by Laughing Squid <>
Varnish Gallery
Varnish Gallery  77 Natoma
san Francisco

 located in the heart of downtown San Francisco at
 77 Natoma street between 1st and 2nd St. and Mission and Howard.

# THE TAKE at Santa Cruz Guerilla Drive-In Friday, July 22 8:00 PM
 Railroad Tracks at Fair Ave  Santa Cruz, CA 95060 

In the wake of Argentina's spectacular economic collapse, in a ghost town of abandoned factories and mass unemployment, workers walk into their idle factory and refuse to leave. All they want is to re-start the silent machines. But this simple act - the take - has the power to turn the globalization debate on its head. Hosted by Jen. 

PLUS thrilling and funny short films, an intermission, and great company. 

Friday July 22nd, 8:00pm 
Railroad Tracks at Fair Ave, Santa Cruz 

BRING lawn chairs, blankets, pillows, friends, wine, & food to share for intermission. Donations are greatly appreciated and directly support the project and the Revolutionary Garden Society who sponsors Guerilla Drive-In. (We are currently saving to get a spare projector bulb.) 

SANTA CRUZ GUERILLA DRIVE-IN is an outdoor movie theatre under the stars that springs up unexpectedly in the fields and industrial wastelands. Beyond showing great movies and bringing a broad community together, part of our mission is helping reclaim public space and transforming our urban environment into the joyful playground it should be. 

SUBURBAN WASTELAND LOCATION: S on Hwy 17 to Hwy 1, Hwy 1 north to Mission St, L on Fair Ave after Feral Donuts, walk a short way along the RR tracks to the right. 

MORE INFO updated summer schedule & do-it-yourself:

BREAKING NEWS: Join our low-volume Guerilla Drive-In announcement list:

 Calling all freaks, fools, gyrators, clowns, and vixens! We are gearing up for another family affiar in the dust and the dome. As usual, this is a community effort of full-energy exchange and we need your support. Exquisite artistic expression and co-creation can only happen with the intentional support of everyone who takes part in the majick out on the playa. See you there! 
 Sonic spells by: Lorin, Random Rab, El Papachango, Shawna, Ooah, Adam Ohana, Laura, DJ Alibi, Maximillian, Chris Sia & Jonathan.  Details to follow.... Stay tuned.....  
IK 136 Taylor @ Turk / Eddy. 1.5 blocks North of Market and 6th st.
I believe El Circo has the best parties on the Playa!

#  El Circo Burning Man Fundraisa :)  
July 22, 2005, Friday, 09:00 PM  to  July 23, 2005, Saturday, 04:00 AM
  El Circo Burningman Fundraiza! (Final Info...)
 All of the performers are graciously offering their talents FREE and all of the profits are going towards getting us back to the playa.  Here's the amazing line-up:

 Random Rab
 El Papachango
 Ooah the Turntable jUnKie
 Adam Ohana
 Chris Sia
 Dj Alibi

Lorin plays ground level at 1:30 after rab, before shawna.

 All performing on the infamous El Circo soundsystem.
 It's only $15 and will most likely sell out quick, so get there early!
IK 136 Taylor @ Turk / Eddy. 1.5 blocks North of Market and 6th st.

# Moontribe in SF Friday, July 22 10PM 1015 Folsom 
Flyer and Additional information at:

Main Room 
Cosmosis – Live [Holophonic Records / Transient Records] 
Polaris – Live [Neurobiotic Records / France] 
Ricardo Cassettari [Dragonfly Records / Moontribe] 
DJ Treavor [Moontribe / Sound of Mind / Phantasm / Desert Dwellers] 

Upstairs (breaks, tek, progressive, house) 
Brian Seed [Ritual Sounds / Fade Records / Moontribe] 
DJ Daniel [Moontribe Co-Founder / Automat Records] 
DJ Petey [Moontribe / $2 Tuesdays L.A.] 
Kepi [Sound of Mind / Moontribe Collective / Thump Radio / Desert Dwellers] 

Front Room (IDM, glitch, electro) 
RD [ELM L.A. / Moontribe] 
Trichome [ELM L.A. / Moontribe] 
Mozaic [13 Moontribe] 
Adam Ohana [Get Freaky / an-ten-nea] 

Blue Room (downtempo) 
Phuture Primitive – Live [Waveform / Native State] 
Tha Roman [Moontribe / Ball of Waxx / L.A.] 
Manny [Green Sector L.A.] 
Danny [Moontribe/Traveling Corn] 
Michael Be [] 

Visionary art 
Visuals by Dr. Spook 
Alters by Desiree 
$20 at door / 21+ with ID 
$15 presales at 
10 pm to 6 am

# Earth Shaking B-Ass Muzik, Friday July 22 @ the Make Out Room in SF
Earth Shaking B-Ass Muzik, Ragga Breaks, Future Samba, Bhangratronic,
Drum'n' Bossa & Strip-Hop Open 10pm - 2am
with SOULSALAAM (Hypnomadic/ Future Juju Soundsystem)
& guest JOCELYN (Get Freaky/Mystic Temple of Bliss)
 Make Out Room 3225 22nd Street @ Mission $5 after 10pm

# 9/11 Truth Convergence July 22-24 Washington DC

At the National Press Club, Lafayette Park & American University
JULY 22~24, 2005

Come Help Build a Breakthrough Campaign
to Expose and Explode the Seamless Deceit
behind 9/11, Resource Wars, Troop Betrayal
and Constitutional Jeopardy

DC LAUNCH: JULY 22~24, 2005: An unprecedented event series joining the
power of veteran/victim groups, key truth movements and the indie media to
halt the deadly coup now underway and launch a thousand Paul Reveres.

Everything we need to succeed - we now have:
-  The facts and evidence of betrayal from truth movement researchers
-  The support of respected leaders across the political spectrum
-  A nationwide communications network in independent media
-  Enduring inspiration from whistleblowers, veterans & victim families
-  A country gradually waking up to the desperate need for truth

All that's missing is a shared strategy
- Come to DC and help create it....

"War on Freedom" author Nafeez Ahmed***, Libertarian presidential candidate
Michael Badnarik, Colonel Robert Bowman***, John Brunes*** of Iraq Veterans
Against the War, Steve Cobble of, Dr. David Ray
Griffin***, Jim Hoffman of, Rep. Charles Key*** of the Oklahoma City
Bombing Commission, CIA veteran Ray McGovern***, Depleted Uranium authority
Leuren Moret***, Gael Murphy*** of Code Pink, Jenna Orkin*** of WTC 
Organization, Don Paul, Peter Phillips*** of Project Censored , "Weapons of
Mass Deception" producer Danny Schechter***, "Terror Timeline" author Paul
Thompson***, Celeste Zappala*** of Gold Star Families for Peace, "Great
Conspiracy" producer, Barrie Zwicker, and many more.


FRIDAY, JULY 22nd (first birthday of the 9/11 Commission Report)
The first National Press Club briefing specifically for the independent media
The 9/11 Commission Cover-up and the Toll of Media Complicity
1:00 - 2:30 PM, Holeman Lounge, National Press Club
Briefers: Peter Phillips of Project Censored, 9/11 family members, Dr.
David Ray Griffin, Danny Schechter, producer of Weapons of Mass Deception,
and Celeste Zappala of Gold Star Families for Peace.

SATURDAY, JULY 23rd (third anniversary of the Downing Street Memo)
Lafayette Park Rally against the Reign of Lethal Deceit
11:00 ~ 2:00 PM, Lafayette Park (in front of the White House)

3:00 ~ 4:00 PM, American University
"War on Freedom" author, Nafeez Ahmed introduces his new book, The War on

4:30 ~ 6:30 PM, American University
Beyond Downing Street Town Hall Meeting

7:30 - 10:30 PM, American University
Truth Rock Concert/Dance

9:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM, American University
Solutions-focused workshop sessions on publicizing and defusing the most
lethal lies of modern history, building new media truth networks,
mobilizing new constituencies, developing new media, legal and political
tactics to launch honest truth commissions, etc. See  for 
latest details.

2:00 ~ 6:00 PM, American University
Collaboration strategy brainstorm among truth movement leaders, veteran &
victim family groups, indie media activists and foreign journalists.

Potent insights into the coup d'état we face emerge whenever citizens
working on Iraq lies, 9/11, troop abuse, stolen elections and/or the
"missing" government trillions gather and compare notes. This DC Emergency
Truth Convergence presumes that we now have enough dangerous truths,
damning facts, and populist media to deliver the evidence of treachery
throughout the land. It's now time to clarify that vision, join with
veterans and victim families, and assist media activists everywhere in
reenacting Paul Revere.


Truth Math 101: In 2004, 70% of Karl Rove's red voters still believed
Saddam had WMD and trysts with Al Qaeda. 70% of Americans who knew the
truth voted blue. According to Zogby, most New Yorkers reject the official
9/11 story. The blues carried New York by over one million votes and NYC
by 81%. Do the math. Truth matters. Truth matters more when the country's
in crisis. Truth matters most when thousands are dying without a clue.
This is the challenge facing our independent media. Leaders selling war,
repression and corporate rule could fool a lot less people a lot less of
the time if indie media flooded the streets and airwaves with badly needed
truths. Today's bloody liars are red. Tomorrow's may be blue. Only
grassroots media vigilance and collaboration can thwart their propaganda
and reverse their corporate coup. George Orwell taught us, "in a time of
universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." Multiply that
act by a thousand street zines, blogs, and community broadcast outlets and
we can finally overthrow this coup.

Please come to DC and
Publicize the Master Lies
Behind the Endless War
See for details.

Janice Matthews @ 707-616-7939
Email sharethe911truth(at)
Project Censored
see also:
911 - inside job.   Demand investigation! - - - - -  -

# Friday Night Roller Disco July 22 8:30 P.M. to Midnight (or later if we want to)
 Free to attend - $5.00 for Skate Rental
 Well skaters, the time is drawing closer each day. Soon we will all be celebrating life again in Black Rock City and I CAN'T WAIT!!!!!!.  This year the Black Rock Roller Disco skaters are working our wheels to the core to bring our Golden Gate Park skate scene to the playa.  The Black Rock Roller Disco will be on the Esplanade at Burning Man with more skates, better skates, and better sound system than ever before.  We encourage everyone to bring their own, but if you don't have skates, we're ready for you.

Are you ready to get ready for the Playa?  It's time to get down right funky on the old school roller-skates or the rollerblades as we present the Friday Night Roller Disco. From July 22 until we leave for the desert on Aug. 26, every Friday night we are going give you a taste of what you will experience on the playa at the Black Rock Roller Disco.

We will transform Ferry Plaza into an outdoor roller disco. This is where the Friday Night Skate meets every Friday.  The Black Rock Rollers are taking it over from 8:30 P.M.  to midnight. The dress is normally 70's roller disco style, but  we're outdoors so dress for the weather. Be creative and prepare to have a fantastic time.

The cost will be FREE. That's right, free If you have your own skates. There will be both roller skate and inline skate rentals available.  All we ask is that you make a $5.00 donation towards skate rental.   ALL FUNDS RAISED WILL GO TOWARDS BRINGING THE BLACK ROCK ROLLER DISCO TO THE PLAYA IN 2005

We want all our Burning Man friends and others to come join with us as we bring a whole new party scene to the Embarcadero.  If you are interested and need more info, send an e-mail to the GodFather at and we'll get rollin' on it right away.

We are going to have a fantastic time. For more information contact David Miles at 415-752-1967. 415-752-1967

Sat July 23         (PLANT TREES B-day)           Wish list:

-Propane Tanks and heater elements and silk screen supplies so we can make PLANT TREES shirts at festivals.
  Open to donations of shirts, inks, screens, help at festivals or in a silk screen shop.
-Folks who would like to help illustrate reforestation cards for kids:
  Global imagery of reforestation.  Illustrator, Flash, zines, comic books, stickers, etc.
-Web help to distribute the above Global electronic imagery of reforestation.

# Defend a Woman's Right to Choose!
Stop the anti-abortion 'Crusade for Life'

The 'Crusade for Life' plans to disrupt our community by harassing women at health clinics from July 15-27. We need your help to defend our clinics and to send the message that the Bay Area is pro-choice and stands up for reproductive rights!

Saturday, July 16 and 23: Meet at Planned Parenthood Golden Gate to be a visible pro-choice force. Wear reproductive rights t-shirts and buttons and bring pro-choice signs! 8am-Noon, 815 Eddy Street (near corner of Eddy and Van Ness St), San Francisco. 

Monday, July 25: Clinic Defense and pro-choice presence at Women's Choice Clinic, 570 14th St., Oakland starting at 8am. Wear reproductive rights t-shirts and buttons and bring pro-choice signs! Call 510-836-5676 for more information.

What Else You Can Do
* Call your local clinic and let them know you are willing to help. Sign up for escort or clinic defense  training. The anti-abortionists will be in San Francisco from July 15-24. They are planning to be in Oakland on July 25, Berkeley on July 26, and Richmond on July 27.

* Drive by local reproductive health centers on a regular basis (especially at night) to ensure the safety of the facility.

* Support the Abortion Rights and Reproductive Justice Network by sending tax-deductible donations payable to Women's Choice Clinic, 570 14th St. #3 Oakland, CA 94612. 

The Next meeting is planned for Monday, July 25th, 6pm at the Women's Building, 3543 18th St, San Francisco. Call 415-864-1278 for information on Network meetings.

Participating groups: Abortion Rights and Reproductive Justice Network, Women's Choice Clinic, Radical Women, International Socialist Organization, Socialist Action, Refuse & Resist and others.

Email * Call 415.864.1278 for more info
Or you can contact me, Eve, at

# 40 Downing Street Memo events in US on July 23rd
Mourn the Losses, Learn the Truth, and Investigate the Lies
There are currently 40 events planned around the country for Saturday, 
July 23, the three-year anniversary of the famous meeting on Downing 
Street. It's definitely not too late to make it 41. Early next week 
we'll announce these events to the media.

# Sat July 23 10:00am -12:00 p.m. Free:  Green Building: An Overview
 Co-sponsored by the Marin County Community Development Agency 
 Green Fusion Design Center 14 Greenfield Ave. San Anselmo
 Please RSVP:  (415) 454-0174 
 Robert Massaro, C.E.O. MCM Design Build Group & MCM Healthy Buildings, USA, Inc.; Tim Owen Kennedy, owner of Vital Systems Design & Build; John Shurtz, owner of Green Builders of Marin; Brian Gitt, Executive Director of Build It Green
 ·  Improving indoor air quality
 ·  Sustainable designs & green materials 
 ·  Green remodeling checklist
 ·  Green Building Resources

# Alameda Megaplex Protest Rally, Sat. July23 10:00 AM
 corner of Central Ave. and Oak St Alameda, CA 94501   
 Citizens for a Megaplex Free Alameda  Alameda, CA 94501 
Contact: Valerie Ruma  510-522-2208

# 7/23: 10:30am - 2pm Protest @ Cruel Cat Show (hayward / castro valley)
 Rally to bring awareness to cruel and inhumane conditions felines
 suffer, in rows of cages stacked upon rows of cages in breeders'
 garages to compete in the breeding of truly intelligent and sensitve
 animals that are not meant to be in cages.
 Please tell a friend, come and support your feline prisoner friends.
 more info:
 We will be holding signs and passing out leaflets at this show, please
 come and join us.    Here is the cat show info:
 Cat Show, Centennial Hall, 22292 Foothill Blvd, Hayward. Hours 9am to
 4pm. Watch 200 Pedigreed cats being judged, breeders available for
 information, and vendors with pet products. Saturday, July 23 directions:

# Saturday, July 23, 2005, 11:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M
 Town Hall on the Downing Street Memos
 Downing Street Memo-Gate: Rally
 Downing Street Minutes 3rd Anniversary
 Grand Lake Theatre  3200 Grand Ave  Oakland, CA.
 You're invited to be part of a national day of action on July 23.
 The Downing Street memo is a shocking document, which reveals that the Bush administration "fixed" facts to sell the case for war. If George Bush engaged in a conspiracy to deceive Congress and the American people about the basis for going to war, that would constitute a High Crime and would be grounds for impeachment. MPJC is part of a coalition After Downing Street working with Rep. John Conyers to publicize this memo and demand accountability. 
 *      Examine the Bush Administration's justification for war.
 *      Were intelligence and facts fixed?
 *      The American people deserve to know the truth!
 For more information please contact Miguel Bustos at
 510-763-0370 or  Miguel Bustos          
 Office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee
 510-763-0370 (phone)  510-763-6538 (fax)

# FREE COB BUILDING EVENT - Saturday, July 23rd. 11-6 in Alameda
 Sat July 23 11-6 in Alameda (at the APC Community Garden) FREE
Kids, Beginning and Experienced Cobbers All Welcome! 10:30 AM - begin preparing the worksite
11:00 AM - introductions, a brief overview of cob, bamboo, the project, and the community
6 - 6:30PM - wrap-up & clean-up
Food: will be provided throughout the workday. Donations to support the project and the collaborating organizations will kindly be accepted, though not required.
What to Bring: sunscreen & other sun protection, sandals or flip-flops, clothes you can get dirty, water bottle, a smile and your favorite joke, musical instruments (jamming goes extremely well with mud), your kids, your parents, a date.
Questions, or to RSVP (optional), contact Valerie at or (510)467-9920.

Join us for our umpteenth anti-cruelty demonstration at the California 
Rodeo in Salinas this Saturday, July 23, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  
We'll be congregating at the rodeo grounds' main entrance on Main 
Street.  A reporter from the Monterey HERALD called me, and will be 
coming to interview activists for a news story.  We need bodies!

# KFC Feed-In This Saturday at Noon in Oakland:
"The best way to win people's hearts is through their stomachs." 
 Outside of KFC, advocates will distribute information on the benefits of a vegetarian diet and serve vegetarian 'deli slices' to customers.  July 23 Noon
 KFC, 470 Lake Park Avenue, Oakland
 To volunteer: Email or call (925) 487-4419.
East Bay Animal Advocates
P.O. Box 1406
Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 487-4419

# Sat July 23 Noon KFC protest SF Geary Blvd. and 6th Ave.
By now, you all know about PETA’s campaign to pressure KFC into improving the lives of over 850 million chickens every year. Please come help Gail leaflet this weekend and teach others who are unaware about the numerous reasons to boycott KFC.
Saturday, July 23rd 12 Noon KFC: Geary Blvd. and 6th Ave.
 All the leaflets, posters, and stickers needed for the demo will be provided, so all you’ll need to bring is yourself, your friends and family! I hope you can make time to attend this important demonstration and send a strong message to KFC that their cruelty to animals will not be tolerated. resources:

#  the last MOUSETRAP show + CLOWN TOWN! Sat July 23 12noon to 12 midnight $10  
Dress like a clown get in cheap! Shows at 3:00, 6:00, 9:00, 12:00!
And HEAVEY PEDEAL CYCLECIDE brings you Fun for kids of all ages!  The ORIGNIAL San Francisco KINETIC contraption will END its 9-year run at the BARN!  Don't miss this LAST chance to witness the world's only life size version of the board game classic!

Take a ride on CYCLECIDE'S AMAZING pedal powered
Carnival RIDES!  Watch DJ deep fry in action as he operates the world's first deep fryer/turntable hybrid.

Walk the MIDWAY and play real CARNY GAMES!  Pet real wild animals or compete for prizes in our very own LUMBER JACK SPORTS competition!  YES!! Folks get your team together for AXE THROWING and the LOG CROSS CUT RACE!!

Live music all day with:

 The BARN 702 earl st. San Francisco 415 285 8103 @ Innes / Evans in Bayview

Find your way to Ceasar Chavez and third st. head south to EVANS turn left (EAST) keep driveing past  the post office and the PG&E power plant untill you see a sixteen foot headless rocking horse. 415-285-8103

# Confiscated Artist Talk Sat July 23 2:00 PM
 Brian Gross Fine Art  49 Geary @ Market St.   (415) 788-1050 
 I will be giving an artist talk on my exhibition at Brian Gross Fine Art, discussing how I aquire and chose the found/confiscated materials I use in my art.

#  POWER MANIFESTATION - Level One: The Basics
 Honing Your Internal Guidance  “Do the Bleep”

"You are already manifesting every moment, 
 are you getting what you want?"

 Zen DeBrücke's courses will transform how you see the world and change your life. This day-long introduction will provide you with the fundamentals of manifestation, and give you the confidence to use the Power Manifestation Formula effectively.

Power Manifestation-Level One: The Basics

Saturday, July 23, 2005
 San Francisco, California
Sunday, July 24, 2005
 Los Gatos, California 


o     The powerful part you play as your own ultimate source of prosperity
o     To understand how your underlying emotions and feelings affect your ability to be successful
o     How your childhood, life experience, and social conditioning have constructed desires and beliefs
o     How to recognize the emotional and mental bonds that stop abundant living from being part of your life
o     How to magnetize what you really want, and to make it come quickly
o     How to empower new ideas that will lead you to a more fulfilling and harmonious life

o     Honing your life's purpose and passion based on your Internal Guidance System
o     Distinguishing the beliefs that hold you back from getting what you want in life
o     Applying the principles of Flow vs. Force, so that you flow with more ease in your life more often, and mistakenly apply force less often
o     Achieving greater spiritual awareness and connection with the Divine


 “A few months ago I took a one-day Power Manifestation Course with Zen DeBrücke that has profoundly impacted my approach to knowing what I want, meeting my life's challenges, understanding my own internal guidance, and breaking through areas where I've felt stuck.

 “I feel that I have finally discovered a program and mentor that help me understand why my personal approach to creating what I want in my life takes so much energy and doesn't work half the time...Zen DeBrücke's Power Manifestation Course is the real deal...I was totally shocked to see how much I loved every minute.”

 Claudia Haskel
 Donor Relations Officer
 Institute of Noetic Sciences

 Power Manifestation - Level One: The Basics Course

Saturday, July 23, 2005
 San Francisco, California 
 Course Time: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
 Registration & Arrival at 9:30AM

 Location: SpiralMuse House, 3387 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA
 Location Website:

 Sunday, July 24, 2005
 Los Gatos, California 
 Course Time: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
 Registration begins at 9:30AM
 Location: 15819 Izorah Way, Los Gatos, CA

 Contact Person: Teri Bigio,, 415-203-3323
 or Sue Ling,, 408.358.6938
 Course fee includes snacks.
 We will break for lunch (not included).
COST:  $90 Early Registration, $125 Day of Event 
 We look forward to you joining us!

# Declaration Of Oil Independence! Sat  July 23 12:00 PM 
      "A Declaration of Oil Independence" will not 
only get people moving from funk to bossa nova to soul 
to punk…' this timely event will raise awareness about 
our dependence on oil. Brazilian funk rockers Bat 
Makumba are headlining and will be joined by Hyim and 
the Fat Foakland Orchestra, and DJ Franky Boissy. 
     Prompted by Bat Makumba's recent purchase of a tour 
bus running on 100% recycled vegetable oil, the night 
will benefit the Clean Fuel Caravan Coalition... a Bay 
Area alternative fuel collective providing education 
about and access to vehicles running on sustainable 
fuels (like biodiesel and vegetable oil). 
     Fusing environmentalism with equatorial beats "A 
Declaration of Oil Independence" will appeal to feet 
of all persuasion, and we really hope you can help us 
get the word out. Let's talk soon.

# More Porn! More Spooge! More Bowties! Paul Reubens' Day x3!!!

PRD x3! Find out all about the spoogetastic, boozelicious, grey suit-clad madness now!

The PRD Procession begins at 1:00 p.m. at a SF location announced two weeks prior to the events on  The procession is free but participants are encouraged to bring cocktail/bus money and ID.

The PRD after-party to benefit the Center for Sex and Culture will be from 8-11 p.m. at CSC, 398 11th St (@ Harrison), #303. This party is 18 and over and costs $10, or $7 for those in "-wee wear". The party will include a viewing of adult movies, live djs, live burlesque performances, "Pee-wee’s Playroom", Miss Yvonne beauty pageant, and a barrel full of lewd and gratifying entertainment.…'''…'''

All information about Midnight Mass with Peaches Christ can be found at Tickets to Midnight Mass are available for purchase online at: and Midnight Mass shows always sell out so -wees are strongly advised to purchase tickets ahead of time.

 Jack London Square Opening Events

“Dicewalk” with San Francisco artist Larnie Fox, meet at Jack London statue at 2 PM.

A sound installation with Finnish artist Seppo Renvall

Shipping Container Hub installations, The Nest parking lot near Heinold’s First & Last Chance Saloon: Dominic Alleluia, ATA Analog Archive, Rafael Arzuaga, Erik Bakke, Lynn Celeste Conner, Gibson Cuyler, Flavia Fernandes, Horea, Dion Laurent, Wendy Testu, Jurgen Trautwein, Troppus with Beth Baugh, Evan Riter, Nina Nathan, Keith Bowers, and Diana Stasko, Seppo Renvall, Jari Haanpera, Maria Duncker and Maija Saksman, Eric Groff, Mary Campbell, Budget Gallery, floating island by Robert Haines, Keba Konte, Paul Bridenbaugh and Caleb Duarte. Gallery hours Thursday – Sunday, 11 AM – 4 PM through August 7.

Shipping Container Annex, Seema Rao, "STOP" a site-specific artwork provides a commentary on how we constantly receive instruction from public signs. Made in the parking lot adjacent to the shipping containers,

Jack London Square storefront 65 Washington St. WE Riders (West-East Oakland Riders) tandem bicycle cultural research project by the marksearch team (Sue Mark & Bruce Douglas)

Cricket Engine Gallery, 499 Embarcadero Ave. #3, Oakland: Scenes From The Bay Area with Craig Clemens, Robin Kibby, Schultz, Gwyan Rhabyt, John Rogers, Alex Farr, plus a photographic collage. Exhibition opening reception and miniature golf 4-7 PM. Gallery hours continue Saturdays-Sundays 12 noon-5 PM through August 7

ProArts, 550 2nd Street, Oakland, 510-763-4361: The Siamese Twins Series with Brooke Thomas, Official Pep Talks by S.O.R.T. Artist presentation1-3 PM July 23

Exhibition Workshop, 311 Fourth Street, 510-835-2289: Urban ReVibe featuring the work of Hugo McCloud, curated by Robert Melton. Reception 5-7 PM with Spanish guitarist John Clarke.

Oakland Metro, 210 Broadway: The Illuminated Corridor, live music with performative projection on 2nd Street between Broadway and Washington, 9 PM-midnight.

# Flaming Lotus/Seemen Fundraiser and Art Show Sat July 23rd 7pm-2am
Taking Place at The Pride of Bryant Street, CELL Space! 2050 Bryant SF $10 

Yes that's right ladies and gents, Qbox, The Flaming Lotus Girls (and guys, and gas) and The Seemen would like YOU to attend a fundraiser for Not Burning Man!

The Flaming Lotii and The Seemen have been invited to participate in the
Robodock festival in Amsterdam. Robodock is a brain-tweaking display of art, theater, and technology that will of course blossom and benefit from a
long-needed injection of Flaming Lotusness and (ahem) Seemen.

To do this properly, however, we must first have a debaucherous night of art, celebration, HOT FLG's, machine art, noise performance and countless other amusements designed to instruct, delight and debilitate. Let us entertain you as we part you from your cold, hard-earned cash, the better for us to afford lipstick, fuel, and a seaworthy shipping container.

Wear your finest flame-retardant formal wear and rip-proof ball gowns and come prepared to dance (or twitch arrhythmically) to the soothing strains of our favorite noise bands and the relaxing din of stunning mechnical, kinetic and electronic art that we have brought from the four corners of the bay area for the edification of you, the discerning Qbox sychophant.

There will be prizes, opportunities, a gallery of extravaganzas available for purchase, mysterious surprises and all sorts of other things to hold your interest while our crack Qbox staff lovingly plumb the depths of your wallet.

# A Declaration of Oil Independence Sat July 23 9pm-1am $12 advance, $14 door

 Come out to The Independent in San Francisco on Saturday July 23rd for "A Declaration of Oil Independence." The night will bring together an international palette of musicians including Bat Makumba, Hyim and the Fat Foakland Orchestra & DJ Franky Boissy all to raise awareness about our dependence on oil. Profits from the event will benefit the Clean Fuel Caravan Coalition, a Bay Area artist collective providing  education about alternatives to gasoline. Fusing environmentalism with equatorial beats "A Declaration of Oil Independence" will appeal to feet of all persuasion and advance tickets are highly recommended!

Here's the link for tickets:

 The Independent 628 Divisadero @ Hayes

# Saturday, July 23rd.  Opulent Temple presents: A Dance with Bacchus.  A
playa bound gathering of Dyonisian revelry.   A toga party meets Burning Man
camp fundraiser.  The last step into the Psyche.  The wine will flow in
abundance (and cheap) to get you in the spirit, with a carnival atmosphere
of performance, dance, ceremony, decadence, and quality freaks.  A true
gathering of the musical collective conscious, with 2 rooms of music + chill
space.  To ensure we don't have sound restrictions or a bust factor- this
party has moved.
Now at Terra : 511 Harrison St.  Please tell a friend!
 M3 (Green Gorilla)
Laird (Get Yer Freak On)
Goldilox ( / Brass Tax)
Rawkshow - LIVE PA (
El Papachendo (El Circo)
Dragn'fly (Love Tribe)
Syd Gris (Opulent Temple)
Janaka Selekta (Dhamaal)
Hoj (Opel /
Melyss (Opel / Sister SF)
Jeff Richmond (Aranji)
Jason Knight (Ekko)
Tamo (Angels of Bass (Sol System)
Tim (Trance in Motion)
 511 Harrison St. @ 1st. 21+ only
 $10 pre-sale @ & @ BPM Records (on Fillmore @
Hayes) 10pm-4:15am
 Moving from playa dreams to reality only happens with the support of the
community.  The Opulent Temple of Venus has a great project this year with
something for everyone in Black Rock City.  Thanks for your support!

Sun Jul 24

# Donate Food to Help Us Feed Hungry People
 Hands and Feet is Tantra Yoga International’s humanitarian service project. Hands and Feet hosts a monthly gathering of food preparation, collection and distribution to local parks and homeless in the East Bay. 
The summer time is a time of year when there are many hungry mouths to feed. The parks are particularly FULL. 
We are kindly soliciting for donations of staple foods such as rice, beans, spices, bottled water and produce to feed a large number of people in these coming months. 
Our next gathering will be:  Sunday, July 24,  10:30am 
Oakland Dharma House  52 Hamilton Place Oakland, CA 94612 
For more information, please feel free to contact Hands and Feet Coordinator, Nandi, at, or call (805) 895-7199. 
"Love is what you do with your hands and feet." - Kali Ma

# group A performs Union Square Sat July 24 2-3pm, 3-4pm free
 group A dance company presents various works from 2001 to present + hip hop dance on the outdoor stage at Union Square! The performers are Melissa Anast, Bethany Clemen, Amy Dumars, Jezebel Kuono'ono Lee, Jarred McAdams, Sudhu Tewari, Dawn Urista, Alyssa Lee Wilmot, + local hip hop dancers.  This show is part of the Union Square new Performance Series, Artists on the Diamonds, which is sponsored by The San Francisco Parks Trust. Donations only! Come and check us out!
 Union Square Between Powell Stockton Geary Post

Mon Jul 25

# This event is now FREE!

Personal Evolution -- A Brief Introduction
Monday, July 25th, 2005
7pm to 10pm

Full details here:
There are many schools of thought and areas of focus in  the world of
personal development and spiritual teaching. There are  very few that offer
a systematic map for taking wherever you may  be at emotionally,  and
getting to a state of grace, ease, flexibility, compassion, and love. Even
fewer integrate Western psychology and Eastern spiritual traditions...

This workshop will provide such a systematic  map. A map for Personal

You may be frustrated, irritable, experience fear or blame, you  may lack
the mental training and emotional healing necessary to  move with ease  to a
grounding in rational as well as trans-rational, spiritual principles.

This workshop will give you a framework within  which to begin healing,
developing a relationship with, and finally  deepening your Self  such that
you can contain and reflect back a larger portion of  the kosmos than you
previously thought possible.  A framework to accelerate your Personal

In addition to all of that, you will have a direct experience  of your
Spiritual Source using any problematic behavior or thought patterns  as the
Be well. Evolve your self.    Jason
Jason D. McClain
Evolutionary Guide™
415/424.8995 ph
646/304.8285 fax


Tue Jul 26

 Old Oakland Opening Events

Arlington Building, 494 9th Street; Gladstone Building, 461 9th Street; Studio Building, 811 Broadway: Thilo Staudt (Berlin), Mari Naomi (Oakland), Joe Mangrum (San Francisco), H Collective (Fresno), Christine Wong Yap, Nick Reid, Jill McLennan, Uncommon Threads Collective, Juan Carlos Quintana, Colleen Flaherty, Caleb Duarte, Michelle Muenning and Scott Hove. Gallery hours Wednesday – Friday noon – 6 PM through August 5. 

Joyce Gordon Gallery, 406 14th St., Oakland, 510-465-8928: hosts 22 global artists in an impressive group exhibition titled “Opposition,” curated by Rodney Artiles.

Oakland Art Gallery, 199 Kahn's Alley (near 15th and Broadway): Form/Reform, John Brumit, Patricia Diart, Elizabeth DiGiovanni, Linda Ford/Pam Martin, Dale Hoyt/Hailey Ashcroft, Tina Heringer, Sade Huron, Marisa Jahn, Mark Lee Morris, Brion Nuda-Rosch, Marisa M. Olson, Jos Pollard, Kathleen Quillian/Gilbert Guerrero, Brian Storts, James Tantum, Jessica Tully, and Paul Zografakis. Gallery hours W-Th, 11-6, Fri 11-5, Sat 12-4 through July 30.

# Tue Jul 26 @ 2050 bryant @18th and 19th) 5-7pm every Tues.
 hoopy hugs, orange, christabel, and joe

# "Is San Francisco Going to Pot?"
Featuring: Drug Policy Alliance director Ethan Nadelmann and Mayor Gavin Newsom 
Tuesday July 26, 2005, 5:30-7:30 pm 
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco 
3200 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118 
FREE lecture on drug policy reform
 San Francisco is once again at the center of a national debate. More than 80% of San Franciscans say medical marijuana should be legally available and a majority even supports regulating, controlling, and taxing marijuana more or less like alcohol. But the federal government says "no" to medical marijuana, just as patients, advocates, bureaucrats, and politicians in San Francisco attempt to create a regulatory system in response to the proliferation of "pot clubs." Will "the city that knows how" do the right thing? Mayor Gavin Newsom and Drug Policy Alliance director Ethan Nadelmann will tackle the controversial question, "Is San Francisco Going to Pot?"

# The One Touch Holistic Body Center is hosting an open house!!
Come connect and play, receive massage, enjoy some delicious fresh  
juice and yummy snacks all amidst the earthy decadence The One Taste  
Urban Retreat Center!  This is gonna be a blast!!
 1074 FOLSOM ST. (near 7th Street), SAN FRANCISCO

# Advocates Forum: Dinner with Author Anthony Marr 
Over a delicious Italian vegan dinner, Anthony Marr, a world-known wildlife preservationist, will speak about the U.S. Terminate the Seal Hunt Campaign.
Donations to Mr. Marr's campaign will be gladly accepted. 
Tuesday, July 26 7:30 PM Fellini Restaurant, 1401 University Avenue, Berkeley
Email or call (925) 487-4419. 
East Bay Animal Advocates
P.O. Box 1406
Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 487-4419
 To subscribe to Bay Area Animal Rights Network please send blank email   to:
 For events:   Please see yahoogroups message archives and calendar at 

Wed Jul 27

# Every Weds at 2pm on 94.1 fm:

# Burning Man in the Hood - a community building summer camp Wed July 20  Hayes Valley
 Wednesday, July 27th at 6pm.... there will be a gathering at Koshland Park, on the corner of Page & Buchanan(Lower Haight/ Hayes Valley), to discuss creating a community building summer camp project. 

This project is simply an opportunity to create a space to play, make friends, share skills, stories and resources. Think of it as bringing Burning man to the hood. In fact... David Best's Burning Man style Temple is just a few blocks down the street! 

The intent is to combine our abilities and imaginations to produce an event, or series of events, as a forum for discovering commonwealth. Often with Burning Man camps and communities in general, they are semi-exclusive circles of friends. This social adventure is about cultural exchange and expanding the circle to include everyone-- youth and elders-- rich and poor. 

The camp activities will likely be between August 8th to the 19th, ending in some sort of show. Thus far we have a hip hop dance troupe keen to take part, Kelly's Peeps. They rock hare core and will teach you some moves to impress your playa honey. There will also be hula-hooping, stilt walking, tree house hammocks, potlucks, bedtime stories, plus much more.... and whatever you want to bring to the scene. Maybe we''ll even have an art car/ funky bicycle freak parade. It will be a great way to get prepared for the burn. 

Regina Dick-Endrizzi, assistant to Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, and other key people will be attending Wednesday July 27th, and the following day we have a meeting at city hall to share whatever we come up with, so this is a real opportunity to make something happen. Your participation will be greatly appreciated. And please invite anyone you think would be interested. 

This is a project of the Action Hero Network, a social-profit organization focused on empowerment and activation. To share what is learned from this event with neighborhoods everywhere, we need funding to document the process on digital video for broadcast on the web, and request your support. Contributions can be made simply and safely through this link:
 or mailed to:  International Humanities Center  P.O. Box 923  Malibu, CA 90265 
Made payable to: IHC/action hero network 
I hope to see you at Koshland Park on the 27th, 6pm. Bring a mug for tea. If you can hook-up a snack to share... please do! 
Have fun!  -Cory  818-331-9707

# China Three Gorges video screening and photo show

Wednesday, July 27th

6pm-9pm video screeing at 7pm sharp

Free, donations accepted
Space Gallery presents Holding Ground Under Water, a one night only photography exhibit and video screening of footage documenting the population resettlement along the Yangtze River in China's famed Three Gorges.

Between 2001 and 2003, photojournalist and video artist Benjamin Sandler made four separate trips to the Three Gorges region in China.  He traveled the length of the river, visiting large cities and small towns due to be affected by construction of the Three Gorges Dam. Along the way he conducted numerous impromptu interviews with people directly affected by the dam and the resettlement scheme.  Reactions to the project were candid and reflected many varied viewpoints. Mr. Sandler's photographs and video are meant to provide a lasting document of a region and its people that will be permanently altered.

The sluice gates of the controversial Three Gorges Dam were closed in June of 2003 and the first stage of inundation has been completed.  The water level rose to 443 feet, washing away what remained of dismantled cities and evacuated pasturelands.  Already, more than half of those affected by the project have been forced to relocate to new cities built on higher ground, or to 'host communities' in far removed coastal cities.  By 2009, if the construction project is completed on schedule, an estimated 1.2 to 2 million people will have been forced to relocate.

This show is for one night only, Wednesday, July 27th from 6-9pm.  The video screening will be at 7pm sharp, and with special permission from Four Square Productions Canada, will begin with a 40 minute piece entitled Man vs. Water, part 2 in a 3 part series produced for Discovery Channel Canada.  Water, Water examines this century's next great challenge, managing the world's water resources.   In addition there will be a silent photo auction, to raise money to translate interviews, and commence editing for a feature length movie.  All in attendance will receive a 4x6 inch signed and editioned print, while they last.

Holding Ground Under Water is part of an ongoing photo and video documentary on the Three Gorges Dam and it's impact on the people and environment in the Yangtze River Basin.

For more information on Four Square Productions Canada and Water, Water, please view their website or contact them by writing
Space Gallery 1141 Polk Street @Sutter 415-377-3325   Next to the Hemlock, upstairs 415-447-0424


 WHEN: Wednesday, July 27, 2005 at 7:00 PM

WHERE: Women’s Building Auditorium, 3543 18th Street 
 (between Valencia and Guerrero), San Francisco

 WHAT: Bay Area author, media critic and Institute for Public Accuracy executive director Norman Solomon will speak about his recent trip to Iran and his just published book "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death".  Solomon’s new book exposes how the U.S. government, in collaboration with the media, used propaganda to lay the groundwork for military action in Vietnam, Iraq and now Iran. 

 TICKETS: $10 donation requested, benefits Global Exchange and Media Alliance.  No one turned away for lack of funds. Advance reservations at 
or call 510-832-9000 x304  or 415-575-5542.

EVENT SPONSORS: Global Exchange, Media Alliance and others.

 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Call 415-575-5542 or 510-832-9000 x301


Author and media critic Norman Solomon will speak on Wednesday, July 27th at 7 PM about his recent trip to Iran and his newly published book "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death”. The event will be held at the Women’s Building at 3543 18th Street (on 18th St. between Valencia and Guerrero) in San Francisco, will be taped for CSPAN and is open to the public.    A $10 donation is requested, and benefits Global Exchange and Media Alliance. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. For advance reservations or for more information, go on the web to or call 510-832-9000 x304  or 415-575-5542.     

Thur Jul 28


San Francisco

Cellspace, 2050 Bryant Street, 415-648-7562: Group exhibition. (see above)

 SomArts, 934 Brannan Street, 415-552-2131: “Crossings: a gathering of artists” featuring artists represented by ARTworkSF, Artship and BorderZone Arts.  (see above)


Oakland Metro, 201 Broadway, Oakland, 510-763-1146 DIVINE TRIBE presented by PURe Dance Ensemble (Project Universal Reflection Dance Ensemble) July 28 through Sunday, July 31. Thu, Fri & Sat evenings will begin at 6:45p with a gallery showing; curtain at 8:00pm; and, after-party at 10:00pm. Sun matinée will begin at 12:45p with a gallery showing; and, curtain at 2pm. Featured artists include Pure Dance Ensemble, Bay area Tapper Edward Jackson and Detroit area drag queen Maxi Chanel. Choreography by Gina Danene, Niyuk, Tami Tang, Jen Millis, Rene Castaneda & others.

 Oakland Art Gallery, 199 Kahn's Alley, 510.637.0395 Jos Pollard: 'Free Throw', Paul Zografakis: 'Fanfare', Linda Ford/Pam Martin: 'Surveillance Portraiture, Inc.', Patricia Diart: 'Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head', Marisa Jahn/Steve Shada: 'Handshake Drawing', Kathleen Quillian/Gilbert Guerrero: 'California Dreaming', most events are from 6-9 PM visit for details.

# Simnuke Art Exhibit Thu  July 28 7:00pm-12:00pm
 Simnuke Art Exhibit at Rx Gallery - July 28 - August 25
Opening Night Event - July 28, 7pm-midnight
Special Screening of "Helen's War" - August 3, 8 pm
Memorial for the Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - August 6, 5 pm
Rx Gallery - 132 Eddy Street @ Mason

Simnuke Art Exhibit Indicts Sixty Years of the Atomic Age at
San Francisco's RX Gallery From July 28 through August 25

San Francisco, a city known for activism and creativity, will host the
emotional and politically charged Simnuke Art Exhibit on July 28th, 7pm
to midnight, at Rx Gallery, 132 Eddy Street. Over the last sixty years,
all over the world have lived with the looming threat of nuclear arms.
For the artists exhibiting in the Simnuke Art Exhibit, this struggle
expresses itself through searing commentary and stunning artwork
condemning the nuclear arms race.

The Simnuke Art Exhibit is part of the Simnuke Project, a three-part
memorial to the atomic age. On July 16, 2005 at 05:29:45 local time the
Simnuke Project will commemorate the 60-year anniversary of Trinity by
simulating the look and feel of the detonation of a nuclear device.

The art of the Simnuke Art Exhibit is co-curated by Sasha Harris-Cronin
and Max Carlson and comprises 20 artists from the United States and
Japan.  The exhibit pieces will range from photography to kinetic
sculpture, from humorous statements to solemn exposés.  In addition,
there will be an exhibit of government documents from the Prelinger
Library tracing the history of the atomic era in public policy.

The artists in the Simnuke Art Exhibit include: Carole Gallagher,
Michael Light, Richard Ross, Aaron Ximm, Yosuke Yamahata, Bryan Cole,
Robert Dohrmann, Joy Garnett, Jenne Giles, Mark Henson, Garret Izumi,
Tracy Jacobs, Kerry Loewen, Yoshiko McFarland, Yumiko Oda, Astrid
Olafsen, Aryana Farsai Roxborough, Corrine Schulze, Elin O'Hara Slavick,
and Jeff Young.

As global nuclear proliferation blooms into reality, and the United
States moves ahead with so-called tactical "bunker busters" and nuclear
arms in space, it is critical that this powerful collection reach an
audience. Co-curator Sasha Harris-Cronin stated, "If we can make one
person leave the gallery, go home, and write their congressperson, then
we have made a difference."

For more information about The Simnuke Art Exhibit, please contact:
Sasha Harris-Cronin bull 415-516-2049 bull

The Simnuke Project is a three-part memorial to the atomic age. On July
16, 2005 at 05:29:45 local time the Simnuke Project will commemorate the
60-year anniversary of Trinity by simulating a nuclear detonation.  In
addition, the Simnuke Project will plant 60 trees near Los Alamos, New
Mexico to replace those destroyed in the 2000 Cerro Grande fire.  For
more information about The Simnuke Project, please contact:
Camron Assadi bull 415-533-5797 bull

Please visit the Simnuke website:

About Rx Gallery: Rx raises awareness of new media art while serving as
a conduit for artistic expression and connecting artists and audiences.
The Rx Gallery's website is

 Rx Gallery 132 Eddy @ Mason 415-474-7973 415-235-5629

# Fri July 29 Chet Helms Memorial at Great American Music Hall
859 O'Farrel @ Polk / Larkin. sold out

# FRIDAY, JULY 29 5-8 PM
 Fruitvale Transit Village Opening Events

Suite 101, Calum F.Kerr, Nadja Lazansky, Chad Stayrook, Michael Murphy, Michael Markowsky. Gallery hours August 2 –6, 11 AM – 6 PM.

Upstairs at Fruitvale, Sound Shack, Alexander Bagerman, Jon Bondad, Michael Buscemi, Tim Cottengim, Phil Dynan, Florence Gray, Clint Imboden, Robert Newrock, Philo Northrup, Frances Valesco, Mike and Margaret Granatt, Amanda Williams, Marjorie Little and Daniela Steinsapir. Gallery hours August 2 –6, 11 AM – 6 PM.

# Stand Up Comedy Showcase July 29 8 PM -10 PM No Cover
 Presented by SF Comedy College Café Sapore 790 Lombard 
At the bottom of the most twisted street on Earth
In the Shade of Russian Hill and hosted by Russian guy
Once a month: "Mispeled Kamedy Shoucase"- We tell you the way it is!
Some of the best, brightes, funniest comedians of Bay Area
Current Line-Up:
MC : Anatoly Brantveyn
Beth Schumann
David Vanavermaete
Bruce Maez
Trevor Hill
Peter Batlett
Tim McAdams
Debbie Campo
Daymon Ferguson
Price of Admission: $ 600000.000000 ( if you are willing to pay) Or just come over and enjoy.We won't hold it against you.

# Fri July 29th 10 p.m. 'til Late Trancendance Camp Presents:  Dreamtime 
A Burning man lingerie/pajama fundraiser & Magic Glasses light drive! 
Join Trancendance Camp for an evening of blissed out lounging. Evoke the heat of the desert in your hottest lingerie or snazzy PJ's & let us tuck you in to our giant bed brimming with plush cushions. Experience the wonder of lucid dreaming with Magic Glasses as our skilled dream weavers take you on a chilled out journey through the subconscious. Let us soothe your troubled psyche with aural sound scapes of sonic healing and the visual illumination of moody dreams.  
Studio Z  314 11th St@ Folsom, SF, CA 94103 
Aural Dream Enhancements by: 
Androcell LIVE !!! (Celestial Dragon) 
Water Juice Dj Set (Vaporvent) 
Saturnia (Celestial Dragon/Phoenix Family) 
Infinite Web *christine* (Vaporvent) 
Open Eye Visual Enhancements by: 
Magic Glasses & English Steve 
Your beloved Magic Glasses tunnel is returning to the playa and we need lots and lots of Xmas lights. So please delve into the depths of your closets, into the dank recesses of your storage spaces and donate your lights to Magic Glasses. If it works and it twinkles we want it! 
Tickets 21+  $20 at the door 
$15 in lingerie/pajamas OR with a working string of lights 
$10 in lingerie/pajamas AND with a working string of lights

Sat Jul 30

 West Oakland Opening Events

Portfest: World Music & Jazz Festival, Middle Harbor Shoreline Park (at the end of 7th Street, West Oakland) A FREE music festival featuring, Hugh Masekela, Kenny Garrett Quartet, Dave Ellis Quintet, Mo'rockin' Project, Oaktown Jazz Workshops Band. 11 AM – 7 PM, info 510- 627-1111.

Evening Openings at ABCO, Creamery, COMA, East Bay Rats, LoBot and NIMBY, 8 PM-midnight including Clemence Velay and Pascal Etchebarne, Alexis Esquivel, EVOL, Natasha Kupova, Craig Morse, Shayna Bracha Farber, Lexi Gilbert and Peter Foucault.

# Sat July 30 7pm - 11pm  Varnish Gallery 77 Natoma Street at 2nd St .: 
Opening Reception for The Self Born: Stanislav Szukalski 
Most of his work was destroyed by hitler: melted down for armaments. last Saturday of every month!

 @ The Fillmore  Doors at 8pm; Show at 9pm
  Tickets available at Fillmore box office Sunday 10am-4pm and show nights
7:30-10pm. Also available through ticketmaster.

# Launch Pad IMI Movie Night! Sat  July 30 9PM
 An Indie Media Initiative Event: 
 An ongoing series presenting classic silent movies intended for home viewing with improvised soundtracks. 
 Featured Films:   Bride of Frankenstein     Rodan 
Battle for Planet of the Apes    When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth 
Battle in Outer Space      Projectionist:    Lena 
 Improv Sound Design:    Matthew    Tao    Marty 
 The Launch Pad is at 
3833 Martin Luther King, Cross street W. Mc Arthur 
One Block West of the McArthure BART Station 
 Secure bike parking available. Donation accepted.

# Cosmic Wedding Sat  July 30-Mon Aug 1 2005 
magical celebration in the green mountains of Switzerland

# Run for the Greenbelt,  Sunday, July 31 5:00 AM
  All around SF & the GG Bridge   415.543.6771 x304 
Did you know you could run in the San Francisco Marathon without running a whole marathon? You can run or walk 5k, 13 miles, or all 26 miles - and you can do it to raise funds for local open space protection, by joining the Greenbelt Alliance team! The event is July 31st, 2005. To register (or just sponsor - no running required), go to and choose Team 6. Call 415.543.6771 x304 for more info. 
Greenbelt Alliance's Vision 
Greenbelt Alliance's vision is of a vibrant San Francisco Bay Area with a healthy environment and a strong economy shared by all. In our vision, central cities and existing suburbs are desirable places to live bounded by a protected greenbelt. This greenbelt includes agricultural, wilderness, habitat, watershed, and recreational lands and is recognized as essential to the Bay Area's environmental and economic health. All residents share a high quality of life, including access to affordable housing, a good education, cultural amenities, effective public transportation and open space. Finally, there is a widely shared ethic that recognizes the region's interdependence and a system of governance that fosters effective public decision-making to address regional needs.

# Sunday, July 31 
Old Alleys, New Friends: Finish up the weekend with a trip to Folsom Street's harder-core cousin: the Dore Alley "Up Your Alley Fair"  Dore Alley @ Folsom / Howard / 9 th / 10th

Burning Man & The Black Rock Arts Foundation
will host its mobile art parade and day of interactive art
2nd Annual pARTiciPARADE!  Sunday July 31, 2005
 FREE and ALL AGES!  Noon to 5pm
 @ Hayes Street Green (Hayes and Octavia) and surrounding areas in SF
 The pARTiciPARADE! will begin somewhere near Hayes Green (route to be
 revealed in future post!) and conclude at Hayes Green, where other
 activities are scheduled from noon to 5pm.
 The Black Rock Arts Foundation will be hosting the street closure and
 festivities around David Best's latest temple installation. Expect a gun
 bake by John Richter, The Black Rock Roller Disco, opera by Marisa Lenhardt,
 puppet shows by Monkey Thump and One People Voice Marching Gamelon, among


See the invitation below.  As you know, The Fund for Animals office at 
Fort Mason was closed recently in the wake of the merger with the Humane 
Society of the U.S.  In an attempt to keep that office space open as an 
invaluable resource center for Bay Area activists, a new group named 
ANIMAL SWITCHBOARD has been incorporated (5-member board, no paid 
employees).  We're on a month-to-month lease with Fort Mason.  Monthly 
expenses will be at least $500 (rent/phone/fax, etc.)  Many of you wrote 
in support of keeping the office open, particularly in light of its long 
history as a resource and meeting place for local activists and 
activities.  And many of you receiving this notice have used this 
facility over the years--you know who you are.  Now it's pay-back time!  
IN THE COMING MONTHS.  Consider a monthly, ongoing donation to help keep 
this office, why dontcha?  Volunteers are also needed to staff the phone 
and do basic office work.  Computer expertise especially welcome.  You?

Please contact ANIMAL SWITCHBOARD at 415/474-4021 (or Eric Mills at 
510/652-5603) to tell us how you can help.  And do come to the Grand 
Opening Party on Sunday, July 31, 2:00-5:00 p.m.  We'll show you a good 

# Jewels in the Square: Hot Pink Feathers with Blue Bone Express
 July 31 2pm-4pm Free
 Hot Pink Feathers' Rio-style samba, cabaret and burlesque is sure to bring the enthusiasm of Carnaval to the Plaza. Kelly "Kellita" Garton has been delighting audiences with her signature "1000-watt smile" and award-winning shimmy-shake for 5 years. When not dancing solo, Kellita performs with Hot Pink Feathers, the troupe she founded and directs. Kellita and the Feathers have graced the stages of many favorite SF haunts, such as Bimbo's and the Great American Music Hall, and are equally comfortable bringing their revue to intimate clubs and parties or grand affairs. The Feathers are accompanied today by Blue Bone Express, a seven-piece brass band evoking the traditional street sounds of New Orleans. Trumpeter Jara Queeto is the founder and musical director of Mardi Gras band Blue Bone Express. Together these two groups conjure the true spirit of Carnaval that knows no geographic bounds. For more info, visit and  Union Square Park 333 Post St SF

# Sun July 31 6 PM Marin Living Foods Community  Presents Victoria & Igor Boutenko
 Authors of several books on raw and living foods, popular speakers from
Ashland, Oregon  will talk and answer questions about
 Correcting Common Mistakes That Occur On The Raw Food Diet Sunday, July 31st, 6 PM   
 1 Wellbrock Hts. San Rafael, CA 94903  $3 donation. Map below:
No Potluck on this day ~ This is a speaking event only!
Marin Living Foods Community Website  http://WWW.MARINRAWFOOD.COM   
Directions: Aldersgate Church is in San Rafael, Marin County, California. It
sits on a hill overlooking Kaiser hospital. 
It can be reached by US Highway 101 north of San Francisco, exiting at
Freitas Parkway just north of the Marin County Civic center, a noted Frank
Lloyd Wright designed structure. Following Freitas Parkway west, turn left
on Las Gallinas, then right on Nova Albion Way. Turn right again on
Montecillo, passing Kaiser Hospital. Turn left on Trellis and left again at
the crest of the hill, which is Wellbrock Heights. Follow the street into
the parking area.  Map available at 
If you have questions you may email or call Hugh at 
(415) 883-5201, 


# borderHack 2.005 - Border Camp on the US/Mexico Border from August 3rd - 7th 2005

# Tour d'Organics  Sebastopol, CA  A bicycle ride and century featuring local farms and vegan food in . 35, 65 and 100 mile options offer something for everyone.
 you'll get to eat ORGANIC farm fresh fruits and veggie directly from the Farmer!
There will be salads and crane melons.  Bradley, the organizer is a Living Foods person.
Living Foods:
Your friend can subscribe to this list, by sending a blank email to:

# 8.3 Every Weds at 2pm on 94.1 fm:

# Trees of Angkor: Photographs from Cambodia Aug 4 to Sep 5 
 Opening Reception: August 4th, 5-8pm (First Thursday Art Night) Free
 Lee Gallery 577 Geary St

Fri Aug 5 New Moon

# Fri. August 5 , 7:30 PM  Dave Lippman  One night only! An evening of satire & song!
 Dave Lippman and his alterego George Shrub, the world’s only singing CIA agent, continue to explain that the business of America is none of your business.
 9 Ross Valley Drive (at Fourth St)  SAN RAFAEL
 Info: 415/721-2844 • • 
 $10-15 DONATION - Sponsor: Marin Peace & Justice Coalition

# Reggae on the River, Frenchs Camp Piercy, CA: August 5th-7th

# August 5-8, 2005  Free Radio Berkeley Radio Camp - 
 Build an FM BroadcastTransmitter Don't Complain... Broadcast
 0 to 100 watts in 4 days A four day workshop session sponsored by Free Radio Berkeley. This session will teach you: the fundamentals of micropower broadcasting; how to build FM broadcast transmitters (and other related items such as antennas); what is involved in setting up a low power (15-100 watt) community radio station capable of covering a broadcast radius between 5 and 15 miles depending on power, terrain and antenna height. The workshop tutition is $150-$200 sliding scale. Kits for transmitters, antennas, etc. may be purchased for assembly during the workshop session. Average cost for a broadcast station kit package (transmitter, antenna, cabling power, supply) runs between $300 and $700 depending on kits and power level chosen. All participants will be assembling kits whether they purchase them or not. All Radio Camp sessions are held at Free Radio Berkeley's shop in Oakland, CA. The address is 2311 Adeline, Unit P. FRB's Micropower Broadcasting Primer, available on the web site  is used as one of the primary documents for the sessions. 

#  SAT AUG 6, NOON San Jose KFC demo:  posters and leaflets provided 
 KFC, 250 NORTH BASCOM, SAN JOSE 95126  (corner of N Bascom and Naglee)

# Sat Aug 6th 1pm Alex from Alcyone performs with MEDICINE DRUM @ "Eternal Frequencies" 3 day campout / trance festival 1 hr north of LA (between Ohai and Santa Barbara) - alongside Talamasca, Eskimo, Space Cat, DJ Treavor (Moontribe). Details

# Saturday, August 6, 5pm Seeds of Change:  NO NUKES! NO WARS!
 William Payne Park, Livermore
 Rally and March to the Livermore Nuclear Weapons Lab
 On the 60th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombings of the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, join us to plant Seeds of Change by calling for an end to nuclear weapons. Rally speakers and music include Utah Phillips, Clan Dyken, and Dave Lippman.

# Vegan Thai Dinner Saturday, Aug 6 6PM Santa Cruz

 2170 Market St (@ Sanchez) 9pm/ $10
 Featuring Rosin Coven, Eggplant Casino, Gaucho, Mr. Lucky, Fou Fou Ha, Puppets & Pie, and real chances to make or break your fortune at the casino tables! Dress Vegas Style

# 8.10 Every Weds at 2pm on 94.1 fm:

# ORBUSummer XXVIII star party 10-15 August 2005 6 days/5 nights - attend anytime
Newcomers $40/person (includes t-shirt, camping, programs)
Northern California Mendocino region

# August 12-14   8th Annual Coho Confab  Ancient Redwoods 
 Salmonid Restoration Federation and the Trees Foundation will sponsor the 8th annual Coho Confab August 12-14, 2005 at the Wolf Creek Education Center in Redwood National Park in Humboldt County. The Confab is a symposium to explore watershed restoration and learn techniques to enhance recovery of salmon and steelhead. The Confab brings together community members, landowners, activists, scientists, and restoration ecologists for a weekend of innovative skills-building workshops, tours of restoration projects, community networking, and fun.
  The Confab costs $80-100 which includes all workshops, food, and lodging. To learn
 more about this year’s Confab or to inquire about work trade opportunities, please visit or call SRF at (707) 923-7501. Or contact Trees Foundation at or call Trees at (707) 923-4377. You can register online.
 Early registration is encouraged to reserve a cabin.

# Nelson BC Canada: August 11-15

# Fri-Sun Aug 12-14 Alex from Alcyone DJ set at Shambhala Festival, BC (very TBC!)

# Aug 14-20 Roseberg, Oregon
Free Witchcamp for Activists
A week of intense magic, ritual and learning in the
deep woods of southern Oregon. Our magical tradition honors the wild, and
calls for service to the earth and the community. This Witchcamp specifically
honors that call and is focused on sharing our magical and activism skills
and healing with those who are currently working or are called
to work for all forms of justice: environmental,
social, political, racial, gender, and economic. The teaching team includes
Starhawk, Brook, Ruby, Baruch, and others. The teaching paths include
wilderness awareness, healing and herbalism, permaculture, street magic,
introduction to magic, and ritual creation. Bring own tent and
food. Children welcome.
Cost: Free. For those who can afford it, donations
up to or beyond
the usual price of a Witchcamp ($400-$500 US)
requested. For more information, e-mail:, (310) 570-3662

# 8.17 Every Weds at 2pm on 94.1 fm:

Fri Aug 19 Full Moon

# Fri Aug 19th 8.00-10.30pm ALCYONE - poolside @ Bambuddha Lounge, SF. Free admission. Full moon! Second in the summer series of free Alcyone shows @ Bambuddha. 

# Hopland, CA: August 20th & 21st

# 8.24 Every Weds at 2pm on 94.1 fm:

# Rawstock III - Raw Ecstasy Jamboree - Aug. 26-29 at Macdonald Farm,
Sebastopol, CA
* We are seeking a yoga teacher to teach 1 or 2 classes on Aug. 27 & 28.
Contact for details.
* Rawstocks cards and posters are now available.  If you can help distribute
them at gatherings, healthfood stores, etc, please e-mail
* We only have a few more work-trade opportunities left.  Contact if you are interested.
To join the SonomaRaw e-list send an e-mail to:

# August 26-29 at Macdonald Farm  Rawstock III - Raw Ecstasy Jamboree
 5730 Ross Branch Road, Sebastopol, California  (707) 829-0362
 The world's premier raw food lifestyle festival!
 The pure health empowerment weekend celebrating eco-regeneration, musical ecstasy & raw food delight.
 Come to the greatest raw health festival on Earth! Last year we perfected it and this year we are going way beyond. This will be our last event at Macdonald Farm, so come and experience the magic of “raw school” in the orchard, under the apple trees; meet new vibrant brothers and sisters; reconnect with dear ones; enjoy the most incredible fresh figs, grapes. melons, tomatoes and other peak-of summer fresh delectables; camp in the orchard (no extra charge – B.Y.O tent); dance, groove and have the time of your life!      THE PROGRAM:
 Friday: 4:00 pm through sundown: Music, dance, volley ball, tai chi, poi, tent setup
 Saturday & Sunday: 8:00 am through sundown: Healing prayer circles, yoga, tai chi, lectures, raw cuisine demos, hay bale discussions, child crafts and fun care, bamboo flute making, massage, sport games, music and more music, dance, farm-fresh food galore.
 Monday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Canoeing and swimming on/in the Russian River. Departure by 6:00 pm.
 No smoking, drugs, alcohol.

)'( Aug 29- Sep 25 2005 )'(

# 8.31 Every Weds at 2pm on 94.1 fm:

)'( Burning Man events: )'(

Thu Sep 1 Sundown @ Hookahdome on Esplanade: hoop down hula hooping!

Fri Sep 2 4pm Critical Tits bicycle ride for women: Meet at the man.

SEPTEMBER 2005 September 1st, 2005: MUNI Social Strike begins.

Sat Sept 3 New Moon

# Once in a Lifetime Opportunity in Wash, DC - September 10, 11, 12 Sometimes the Universe reveals "opportunities" to all of us in the most mind-boggling of ways. Please look at what a friend just now sent that will be happening in DC on 9/11 (from 9/10 - 9/12). This friend will be flying in from the Pacific Northwest to be here for this event. No doubt, many others will be doing the same.... Please mark your calendars, save your dollars for the trip (give up the beers if you must), as well as a few days vacation time. The event in DC on 9/11 has just suddenly now grown to mind-blowing proportions. They talk about hundreds attending? Mark my words - thousands upon thousands - will be there: 911 - inside job. Demand investigation! - - - - - -

# Sept 16,17,18 5 Mi north of LaytonVille, CA on 101 Ani DiFranco Michael Franti & Spearhead Zap Mama Karl Denson's Tiny Universe Lyrics Born Prezident Brown New Monsoon Signal Path Kan'nal Tre Hardson Wisdom O-Maya Heavy Weight Dub Champion Lost Children of Babylon Alfred Howard Hamsa Lila Aphrodesia Trillian Green Clan Dyken Rogerwood Synchrosystem Sasha Butterfly & Friends Woodland Kingdom Travelers Gospel Choir Transcendental Hayride Kali's Angels Joanne Rand Leslie Helpert Something Different Scott Huckabay Shukar Belly Dance Ensemble Blane Lyon Darryl Cherney & the Chernobles Dianne Patterson Fanna -Fi Sufi Ensemble And many, many more TBA... Special Guest MC: Julia Butterfly Hill TEMPLE OF ELECTRONICA featuring DJs: CB – Osiris – Adam Ohana – Dragonfly – Zack Darling – Alex Theory – Ganga Giri and many more (TBA) …

# Sept 17,18 Polk Street Fest Arts and crafts with music and an urban oasis theme. 3rd weekend of September 10a-6p

Sun Sept 18 Full Moon

# ECOPALOOZA 2005 Mendocino County's First Annual Green Living Expo Ukiah - Mendocino County, CA SEPTEMBER 24, 2005 Sept. 24th, 9am - 8pm, Admission $5 Downtown Plaza Park & Convention Center, Ukiah, CA

# Sept. 24th, 9am - 8pm, ECOPALOOZA 2005 -  Mendocino County's
 1st Annual Expo Of Green Living Downtown-Plaza Park & Convention Center, Ukiah, CA
 ECOPALOOZA 2005 will feature attractions such as: workshops and exhibits, solar-powered music, Kids Town and activities, green businesses, organic and vegetarian food, green building demos, speakers, Kids Town and activities, hybrid and biodiesel car display, solar home and eco tours, green businesses, a Farmer's Market, Sustainable Fashion Show, and much more.

# Sept. 24-26: Washington DC Mobilization to End the War on Iraq!

#  Washington D.C., Sept. 24-25
The Green Festival is a two-day party with a serious purpose: to accelerate the emergence of a new economic paradigm that is life-affirming and life-restoring. Together we are cultivating a culture of sustainability and social equity that honors our interdependence with all life. Green Festival unites green businesses, social and environmental groups, visionary thinkers and thousands of community members in a lively exchange of ideas, commerce and movement building fun.

# Sep 24,25 Webzine 2005

# Sep 25 Folsom St Fair Reportedly the 3rd largest event in California just behind the Rose Parade and Pride Parades.
last Sunday in September. Folsom @ 7th to 12th Streets. Lots of naked people, leather, latex, fetish.

# How Berkeley Can You Be? parade Sun Sep 25

October 2005

# Sat. Oct 1 10:30 am to 5:30pm   (Youth Party 7 - 8:30)  GREEN YOUR SCHOOL CONFERENCE

# Oct 1,2 Castro Street Fair A celebration of ‘middle class’ gay lifestyles and commerce in the gay mecca.
1st weekend in October Castro Between 19th and Market.

# October 1 - 2, 2005  Bay Area Counter Military Conference
Military Out of Our Schools, counter-recruitment conference
 "ON THE FRONT LINES--Options for Youth in Times of War."
 Tentative Location - San Francisco City College 
 Are you part of a local counter recruitment effort? We urge you to attend the next planning meeting which is scheduled for Thursday evening, June 30th at the AFSC headquarters, 65 9th St, S.F. We have begun to start early--at 6:30 PM in order to get out promptly at 8:30 PM.
 Bay Area youth leaders are strongly encourage to attend these meetings and plan for the components and outreach for this vitally important educational action opportunity.

Mon Oct 3 New Moon

# OCTOBER 14 - 16, 2OO5  16th Annual 
 Take part in this fertile network, rich with inspiring ideas, models, tools, and resources — and powerful connections. Join us in improving the environment by changing the world !

Mon Oct 17 Full Moon

# Coop America Green Business Conference Ramada Hotel, SF, Nov. 1-4

# Nov 4,5 Dalai Lama @ Stanford

# Nov. 5-6 Brannan @ 8th St. Concourse Exhibition center.
HUGE ECO SHOWCASE with speakers, workshops, music, food, booths.
NOT TO MISS!  This show keeps growing and FILLS the space. 
The Green Festival is a two-day party with a serious purpose: to accelerate the emergence of a new economic paradigm that is life-affirming and life-restoring. Together we are cultivating a culture of sustainability and social equity that honors our interdependence with all life. Green Festival unites green businesses, social and environmental groups, visionary thinkers and thousands of community members in a lively exchange of ideas, commerce and movement building fun.

Thur Dec 1 New Moon

Thur Dec 15 Full Moon and Bill of Rights Day

PATRIOT ACT I and II are NULL and VOID Any law that is repugnant to the Constitution of the United States of America is NULL and VOID. Marburry v. Madison -1803

NATIONAL ID CARD LAW / REAL ID LAW, passed by treasonous, secretive congress, is not binding law. Any law that is repugnant to the Constitution of the United States of America is NULL and VOID. Marburry v. Madison -1803

-The Geneva convention instructs us to resist genocide by any means necessary. 
-The US constitution directs us to overthrow our government if it fails to represent us.

If a cop does not understand these laws, you can arrest him for impersonating an officer.

Get used to ignoring or arresting officers who do not understand the US Constitution.

Live free or die.

NATIONAL ID CARD LAW / REAL ID LAW is NULL AND VOID. Any law that is repugnant to the Constitution of the United States of America is NULL and VOID. Marburry v. Madison -1803 Ignore or arrest any cop who asks to see such. You are allowed to do so by the Geneva Convention and the US Constitution. Passed by treasonous, secretive congress, HR 418 Real ID ACT is NULL AND VOID. Note how senate secretly approved this bill the eve before running away to winter break. Note US history of passing repressive legislation the eve before a break, so that no opposition or public response can take place. Stand in Peace, Pay No Tax. THE TITLE 26 "INCOME TAX" IS A HOAX, AND SO IS THE IRS Cracking the Unified Commerce Code: Cracking the Code Third Edition

HUMAN WEALTH : Beyond Greed & Scarcity Latin : Jus is Justice. Belli is War. Use of force continuum. Jefferson Party website.

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