Plant Trees SF Events 2005 Archive: 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018


So, the news shows people in New Orleans - rioting, looting, and all...

  But to talk about the good...
My brother went to Mississippi to check on my mom in the small town where
she fleed to. Everyone there is working together and helping each other, it
is just a beautiful thing.
   The number of people in SF and other areas that have gotten together
benefits for the folks effected by the hurricanes is amazing. Just look at
the event listing below (and that isn\'t all of them).
    Just what indivduals have begun to do to help out - shows the true
kindness that people have in them.

Just when it seemed like hell had taken over... people showed they cared.
Goddess bless.   Yea! people

This list has:
1) Must See
2) Stuff about me (brief)
3) SF (Bay Area) Event listing
4) Good Folks playing other places
5) Art thing & artist I liked -this week
6) Place to send your art (calls for submission)

September 10 - Artist & Musician Expo - SomArts Gallery - Brannan & 8th
Street, SF -11AM-5PM

September 11-Pirate Cat Radio - New Orleans Disaster Relief Benefit-12
Galaxies, SF-6:30pm- $5

- All I have to say (just about) -

SF EVENTS: now-September 21- more at


June 3 - September 22 (M-F)- Surviviors of Rape Art show-901 Market St, 2nd
Fl., SF -8am - 6pm

September 7 -18 - Fringe Festival - Exist Theater-156 Eddy St.,

September 7(every Wednes) -Club Pirate Cat-Catalyst Cocktails -312 Harriet
St., SF-9 PM - Free Cheap
Drinks, and more Electroclash, New Wave, Death Rock tunes than you can shake
your ass too

September 7(every Wednes)-Poetry Slam-Starry Plough- 3101 Shattuck.,
Berkeley- 8:30-11pm. Sign-ups: 7:30.
Hosts: Charles Ellik, Dani Eurynome, Nazelah Jamison, Karen Ladson. Live
Music: 3 Blind Mice

September 7 -Re-tool & Grind- Eros Lounge -2051 Market, SF- 7-9PM
An FTM and friends open stage

September 7 - Library Benefit w/ Jonathan Richmond - Swedish American Hall-
2170 Market St.SF-6PM- $15

September 7 - Monks of Doom- Cafe Du Nord- 2170 Market St.SF-8:30PM- $10

September 7-Firefly screening-Part 5 - Varnish Gallery, SF-8:30pm

September 8- Book Release \"Party You Can Say You Knew Me When\" - Varnish
Gallery, SF- -7:30-11pm

September 8- Katrina Fundraiser for the American Red Cross- 66balmy- 591
Guerrero, SF- 7-11pm
the gallery will have a case of wine, and some salty snackfoods.... Artists
will provide the artwork to sell All money raised will be sent to the
American Red Cross for Katrina victims.

September 8 -Jason Webley -M. Coffee- 522 Main Street, Half Moon Bay - 8 pm
- -- $5 donation

September 8-Next Slam-Oakland Metro- 201 Broadway, Oakland -Sign up: 8:00.
Show: 8:30PM- $7.
Jamie Kennedy & Geoff Trenchard & DJ F*CK OFF!

September 8 - Bingo with the Sister- MCC - Church & Market., SF - 7PM

September 8 - Trenchermen-Speisekammer restaurant, Alemeda-8:30pm- 11pm

September 9th -David DeRosa Art Show-Red Ink\'s- 1035 Market St., SF-7pm

September 9- Queer Open Mic-Three Dollar Bill Cafe- 1800 Market Street, SF
-8pm -$1-10
features: horehound stillpoint, Thea Hillman, Michelle Tea, Daphne Gottlieb,
Lauren Wheeler, & Meliza Banales.

September 9- Hurricane Benefit-El Rio- 3158 Mission Street, SF-9 PM.
Funds will be raised for Second Harvest Food Banks through the Rainbow

September 10 - Artist & Musician Expo - SomArts Gallery - Brannan & 8th
Street, SF -11AM-5PM
DIY artist stuff -workshops, panels, booths with groups, organizations,
companies - you will like

September 10 -Fulton Street Fair & Block Party- Fulton between Steiner &
Scott, SF- 11am
Candy from Strangers (@ 5PM) with Emmitt Powell & the Gospel Elites,
Girlfriend Experience & others.

Septmber 10, 17, & 24-Lynnee Breedlove\'s One Freak Show-The Dark Room- 2263
Mission St, SF-10PM
Less Rock, More Hilarity queer homohop punkrock sugarcoated feminist tranny
theory standup comedy is back every saturday in september with sherilyn
connelly and/or the Oakland Fejacks radical cheerleaders opening

Sept 10- RE/Search\'s new book release: J.G. BALLARD CONVERSATIONS -Hayes
Valley Market-580 Hayes, SF - 7-10pm

Sept 10-The Sounds & Visions of the Dreamtime-Henry Miller Library- Highway
1, Big Sur- 7pm -$15
An exploration of Australian Aboriginal Wisdom and Mythology through a live
multimedia performance @

September 10-\"Bullitt\" outside showing-Dolores park, SF -5PM
a film shot in SF with Steve McQueen\'how cool is that???

September 10-ILLUMINATED CORRIDOR -oakland ironworks-3rd street @ clay,
The Illuminated Corridor is a next step in outdoor cinema: a nomadic public
art installation focusing on the diverse traditions of Bay Area film and
live music.

September 10 & 11 - Dee Dee TV Party- Anon Salon- 285 9th Street, SF- 12
p.m. - 6 p.m.- Free
10 year anniversary retrospective of San Francisco cable access program Dee
Dee TV! with video installation and art show created and hosted by
producer/artist Dee Dee Russell

September 11-Pirate Cat Radio - New Orleans Disaster Relief Benefit-12
Galaxies, SF-6:30pm- $5
Bands: - Camper Van Beethoven - Graves Brothers Deluxe - many more bands TBA
(bands are tenative)

September 11(Sun)-\"Bad Movie Night\" - At The Dark Room Theatre- Mission St.
betw 18th & 19th, S.F. -8PM Remember TV\'s Mystery Science Theatre? The show
where they ran those awful cheesy science fiction movies and had a bunch of
jokers seen in silhouette commenting on them all through the picture?

September 11 & 12 - Kill Rock Star Tour-Fillmore, SF
w/ Sons and Daughters, Petra Haden\'s Sell Out Choir, a/a

September 11 -Women Rock -Bottom of the Hill- 1233 17th Street, SF-8:30 PM-
with Got Christie Love, Coal Pitts Wash, Chi Chi Palace

September 12- QComedy - LGBT Community Center- 1800 Market St., SF- 7:30 pm
- $8-$15
host is Pippi Lovestocking. Also appearing: Alana Devich, Nico Santos, Nick
Leonard, Ronn Vigh, Alan Reade, Bucky Sinister, and Erin Souza.

Sept 13-27 -Mad Cat Film Festival- Yerba Buena, El Rio & ATA, SF

September 13-Next Slam-El Rio- 3158 Mission St., SF-7:30pm sign-up- $5

September 13( tuesday night)-Poetry & Jazz Jam- Club Deluxe -1511 Haight
Street, SF-8:30 ? 11:30pm

September 13( tuesday night)- Soul Fo\' Real- Club 6 -60 Sixth Street, SF-
Music and open mic

September 14- RADAR reading- SF Public Library downstairs in the Latino
Reading Room -6:00pm- FREE

September 14- Firefly screening-Part 6 - Varnish Gallery, SF- - 9-11pm

September 15- Record Release Party, Jean-Jacque Perrey^(1)s ^(3)Circus of
Life^(2) - Varnish Gallery, SF- - 7-10pm

Sept 15-\"Women Who Kick Comedy Butt\" -Larkspur Café - 500 Magnolia
Ave,Larkspur- 8pm-$15
w/ Dattner

September 15 -Tiki Art Two Exotica Extravaganza -Make Out Room- 3225 22nd
Street, SF- 8PM-$10
Cabaret Queen KITTEN ON THE KEYS goes savage with a performance of her new

September 15 - Oct 8( Tues- Sat)-\"Tiki Art Two: The Second Coming of a New
Art God.\"-Shooting Gallery- 839 Larkin Street, SF-noon- 7 pm
a group show featuring: Bosko, Dave Burke, Davey, Kirsten Easthope, Crazy Al
Evans, Ewik, Makoto, Munktiki/Paul Nielsen, Munktiki/Stuckie, Niagara,
Isabel Samaras, Shag, Miles Thompson, Tiki Tony, Heather Watts, Derek

September 15-The Mutilated Mannequins -The Hush Hush- 14th and Grrrrrr\'ero,
Brooklynnes B-day

September 15-Revalucian, Phat Mandee and Jen Kober- Dark Room- 2263 Mission
SF. 8pm - $10

September 16 - What a Relief!- Dark Room-2263 Mission St, SF-8PM
A benefit for the hurricane victims - Comedy, burlesque and more.

September 16 -Closing Party for The Self-Born: Stanislav Szukalski - Varnish
Gallery, SF- -7-11pm

September 17- Edie Carey-Epic Arts Center -923 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley-7 &
w/ Anne Heaton ----Chelsea Beauchamp opens the shows

September 17-A Mighty Ruckus at Islais Creek-The Bay Area Motor Club-1598
Custer Ave, SF-12pm to 8pm
IndieFest Presents: Radio Noise (ska) Justin Sullivan and Dean White of New
Model Army (UK - aggressive acoustic) Smash-Up Derby (live mash up) Babylan

Sept 17- Latino Health & Art Fair-Women^(1)s Cancer Resource Center-5741
Telegraph Ave., Oakland-10 AM ? 2 PM

September 17-\"Move On Art!\"-1063 Market St.- 8pm - 12 midnight
\"Light Ball\" Art Show! (Be a Light, Make Art not War!) - Donations welcome.
Over 12 Local SF Artists, Live Music. Charity goes to Project Open Hand.

September 18-Merchants of the New Bizarre - 509 cultural center- 509 ellis
street, SF-3 p.m.

September 19- Porch Light Reading Series- Swedish American Hall- 2170 Market
St.SF-7PM- $12

September 19- Benefit For The Victims Of Hurricane Katrina- Makeout Room ?
3225 22nd, SF-7pm -$10
Authors band together to help victims of Hurricane Katrina Featuring
readings from: Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket), Firoozi Dumas, Julie
Orringer, Peter Orner, Daphne Gottlieb, Kaui Hart Hemmings, Truong Tran,
Anne Marino, Micheline Marcom, and Michelle Tea Hosted by Stephen Elliott
and Matthew Iribarne

September 20- reads \'The Beautifully Worthles\" & \"Crashing America\"- A Clean
Well-Lighted Place for Books- 601 Van Ness Avenue, SF-7 pm

September 21 - SmackDab - Magnet-4122 18th St., SF- 7:30PM sign-up and
reading at 8PM
Horehound Stillpoint and open mic hosted by Kirk Read & Larry Bob Roberts

San Jose - Pacific Art Collective  -
9/9 Big Burlesque with Phat Mandee and Candye Kane
Tio Leo\'s Lounge, 5302 Napa St., San Diego-  9pm.

9/12 Anything Goes! Big Burlesque with Bella Berretta
and today‚s burlesque stars at The Derby 4500 Los
Feliz Blvd, Los Angeles,-Doors at 9pm.  Show at 10pm.  No cover.

9/14 Big Burlesque with Phat Mandee and Candye Kane at
Volupcity ˆ The Nightclub for the Big and Beautiful,
7969 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood.-9:30pm .  $10.

HOT TIPS: (Sweet Folks- I have run across this week) -Thanks yous to:

Suspect Thoughts -
Sweet Publisher (these guys make great books and in their last group email:
listed the status of varoius writers in New Orleans and had a long list of
places that where helping folks)

Independent Film Chanel -
(who sent out an email to their whole list asking people just to donate to
the Red Cross- -

Michael Moore -
listed:  &

There are many other-I didn\'t mention this time - but thanks to them too.
SUBMIT HERE: (Places to show your art)

Classes to take:
Magic, Comedy and Juggling... also improve

1)Footloose Presents the Sixth Annual Women on the Way Festival.
Perform in this acclaimed annual event at Dance Mission, Thursdays through
Sundays, January 12-29, 2006.  Soloists & groups from any discipline with
original, completed work 30-50 minutes in length may apply.  No
works-in-progress please.

Applications are due OCTOBER 5 and are available online at  They must include:
A professional biography;
A complete description of the proposed work with total running time; and
A video and/or script of the piece or recent work, otherwise be prepared to
audition proposed work.

Participants receive some pay, plus rehearsal space, administrative and
tech support, house management, publicity, advertising and equipment as
part of being produced by Footloose.  Write for application to Mary Alice
Fry, Artistic Director, P.O. Box 885393 SF, CA. 94188. Info: (415)
920-2223; Fax: (415) 920-2224. email: or visit the
website for a downloadable application at



Festival dates are Feb 2-14, 2006.
The entry deadline is Oct 15.
Entry info at

3) A place to submit Stories to:
\"Hi zinesters - About 4 or 5 years ago, I put out a zine called \"Beauty is a
Battlefield\", which combined quotes about what beauty means to people, as
well as my stories of struggling mightily with body image and beauty

The zine was incredibly popular, and continues to sell. I\'ve had people at
zinefests come up to me and thank me for publishing it. I just ran out of my
third or fourth print run, and I think it\'s time to revise it.

I\'m putting out a call to all writers for either:

A) Quotes answering the question \"What is Beauty?\" Quotes should be less
than 3 sentences.


B) short pieces (less than 1000 words) about your own struggles with finding
yourself beautiful.

I\'d like these pieces to be realistic and compelling, but also to end on a
positive note. I want the zine to be inspiring and hopeful, so although I
think there\'s definitely room in the world for rants about fascist beauty
standards, those belong in another zine. Please send pieces about your own
body image, and how you came to, at least some of the time, find yourself

Your piece could be about a particular part of yourself you think is lovely,
it could be about you overcoming or working on overcoming your negative body
image, it could be about why you don\'t want to look like a supermodel, or
anything that comes to mind, as long as it might help someone with her own
struggle with body image.

Depending on how many pieces I get, I may have to pick and choose which ones
I include. My goal is to include them all.

Contributors will each get 3 copies of the finished zine.

Please include the following with your contribution:

Your name or penname (whichever you want to be published with your piece)
Your mailing address for the zines
If you\'re sending a longer piece (not a quote), please title the piece

Please don\'t send poetry. I\'m looking for prose for this particular zine.

Please send work to me via e-mail at and put
\"Beauty is a Battlefield\" in the subject line.

The deadline is Nov. 1, 2006.

Thank you - I can\'t wait to see your contributions!\"


XOXO - have a beautiful and creative day
   Melinda, lilycat, Ms Kittywhore, Boom Boom
\"Building community, helping good people, and promoting great art.\"


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