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Alito Hearings Set -- Need Your Help Before Monday
TODAY, please call Senator Feinstein's SF office at (415) 393-0707 

Urge your senators to vote against Judge Alito's nomination. 
http://www.ppaction.org/campaign/sc_round3_oppose

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http://humanisthall.net/Cal-October-Activist.html 390 27th St Oakland
http://www.mpjc.org/ongoing.html Marin Peace and Justice Center
http://peaceandjustice.org Palo Alto Peace and Justice Center

Thursday January 5th http://indybay.org/
 7:03pm SF: Workplace Rage and Public Murders
Friday January 6th
 1:00pm SF: "Compassion Action" to Invite Mayor's Support in Face of DEA Raids
Saturday January 7th
 1:00pm Cupertino: KFC Protest
 5:30pm SF: Gay Shame Open Meeting

 
Spread the word about the Freecycle Network.  You can help 
by letting your friends and family know about our movement.  We're 
now a *worldwide* movement; local groups can be found at 
http://www.freecycle.org
 
 
# http://tickets.burningman.com
Mark your calendar.  Internet sales begin January 18 at noon PST


food

http://www.juiceenewsdaily.com/index.php/2006/01/03/british-mp-calls-for-ban-on-aspartame
British MP calls for ban on Aspartame ( Nutra Sweet )


In view of all of the time, energy and research you've put in to further the interests of JUST LIKE SUGAR, I'm sure that you're aware of the following:
On seeing, smeling, or tasting food or drink sweetened with ANY sugar substitue, the  body PERCEIVES it as real sugar!! In order to transport the anticipated sugar to muscles and organ cells to be used as fuel, insulin surges into the bloodstream and leaves you with  blood sugar swings. That is one of the many reasons that physicians and nutritionists recommend not using any type of sugar substitue even tho the additives themselves may not deliver great harm to the body...the process is indeed harmful!!
I think you do a great disservice in advocating the use of the above mentioned product to people who may not question what they  read!!!


eco

Climate Shock: We're on Thin Ice
http://www.truthout.org/issues_05/123005EA.shtml



peak oil

 Peak Oil and the End of Empire
http://www.opednews.com


found at http://www.fcnp.com/544/peakoil.htm



http://www.rustonleader.com   Mysterious Illness Could Have Katrina Ties


who would jesus torture?


The Hidden State Steps Forward http://tvnewslies.org/news
http://www.tvnewslies.org/news#politics


Identifying Misinformation: State Department's Rosetta Stone to 9/11
http://www.fromthewilderness.com/members/122705_identifiying_misinformation.shtml 
 --------------------- 
 an extended version of this article is at 
http://www.oilempire.us/state.html  
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http://www.oilempire.us - a political map to understand Peak Oil 
 Peak Oil is the real connection between Iraq and 9/11 
 Katrina shows how the Bush regime is planning for Peak Oil 
 the war on freedom: Homeland Security surveillance society 
 stolen elections: voting machines, plane crashes, lone gunmen 
 oil we are saying is give impeachment a chance! 
 --------------------- 
http://www.oilempire.us/propaganda.html - Propaganda Patterns: connecting the dots 
 Official Story, Limited Hang Outs, Best Evidence, Disinformation to Discredit 
 Katrina disaster, Peak Oil, Iraq war, stolen elections, impeachment,  
 JFK 11/22, 9/11, anthrax attacks, civil liberties, media, depleted uranium 
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http://www.permatopia.com - a graceful end to cheap oil 
 convert the military budget --> permaculture for nine billion 
 how we use the remaining oil determines humanity's future 
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http://www.permatopia.com/levels.html  
 Permaculture Patterns: local, bioregional and global solutions 
 energy, transportation, economics, health, democracy, population, food and water


They Thought They Were Free
 
"What no one seemed to notice was the ever widening gap between the government and the people. And it became always wider.....the whole process of its coming into being, was above all diverting, it provided an excuse not to think....for people who did not want to think anyway gave us some dreadful, fundamental things to think about.....and kept us so busy with continuous changes and 'crises' and so fascinated.....by the machinations of the 'national enemies,'  without and within, that we had no time to think about these dreadful things that were growing, little by little, all around us.....

 
Each step was so small, so inconsequential, so well explained or, on occasion, 'regretted,' that unless one understood what the whole thing was in principle, what all these 'little measures'.....must some day lead to, one no more saw it developing from day to day than a farmer in his field sees the corn growing.....Each act is worse than the last, but only a little worse. You wait for the next and the next.
 
You wait for one great shocking occasion, thinking that others, when such a shock comes, will join you in resisting somehow. You don't want to act, or even talk, alone.....you don't want to 'go out of your way to make trouble.'  But the one great shocking occasion, when tens or hundreds or thousands will join with you, never comes.
 
That's the difficulty. The forms are all there, all untouched, all reassuring, the houses, the shops, the jobs, the mealtimes, the visits, the concerts, the cinema, the holidays. But the spirit, which you never noticed because you made the lifelong mistake of identifying it with the forms, is changed. Now you live in a world of hate and fear, and the people who hate and fear do not even know it themselves, when everyone is transformed, no one is transformed.
 
You have accept! ed things you would not have accepted five years ago, a year ago, things your father.....could never have imagined."
 
--- Milton Mayer, They Thought They Were Free, The Germans, 1938-45 (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1955)



Thu Jan 5

# January 5, 2006 - National Bird Day
http://www.NationalBirdDay.com 

 A project of the Animal Protection Institute and the Avian Welfare 
 Coalition, National Bird Day "is a day to appreciate our own native 
 wild birds flying free outside our windows, and a day to reflect on 
 how we treat the native birds of other countries. National Bird Day 
 is also a time to commit to improving the lives of birds in 
 captivity and support efforts aimed at protecting birds in the wild." 

http://www.api.org 
http://www.avianwelfare.org 

 The pet trade and breeders are extremely harmful to birds. Large- 
 scale Parrot breeders, such as PetSmart, Kaytee and PetCo, breed 
 warehouses full of birds for the pet trade. They are as bad or worse 
 than Foster Farms. At least the tortured chickens have mercifully 
 short lives, while a large parrot can live 50-80 years in misery, 
 abuse and neglect. Please boycott all stores that sell live animals! 

 Don't breed or buy while homeless animals die... 

 Maggie Rufo Novato 
 Mickaboo Volunteer (parrot rescue and adoption) 
http://www.mickaboo.org 

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# Thu Jan 5 First Thu art receptions @ 49 Geary: 20 galleries in 5 story building. 5:30pm-7:30pm


# Thu, Jan 5, 2006      7:00 pm
Cindy Sheehan: Book reading & signing
A Clean Well-Lighted Place for Books
601 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco
After Cindy Sheehan’s son Casey was killed in Iraq, she realized
 that the only way she could make sense of her life was to do
 everything in her power to stop the war and bring the troops
 home. Her new memoir, Not One More Mother’s Child, recounts her
 journey from grieving mother to ardent activist.
 free & open to the public 415-441-6670
http://www.bookstore.com
http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# SF911Truth: MEETING: Thursday, January 5th, San Francisco -- NEW LOCATION!
January 5th       : Northern California 9-11 Truth Organizing Meeting
                          SF <> (Round Table Pizza, 7-10pm)

Thursday, January 5th, 7:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.

Round Table Pizza
801 Van Ness Ave.
San Franscisco, CA

(this is about 4 blocks up the street from the War Memorial, still near
City Hall and the Civic Center BART)

http://www.google.com/maps?q=round+table+pizza+loc%3A+San+Francisco,+CA&ll=37.760130,-122.382545&spn=0.104946,0.191454&f=l&hl=en
 
Dear 9/11 Truth Activists,

NEW LOCATION FOR THIS MEETING!

Come to the first Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance meeting of
2006.

We have a lot to plan, and discuss.

1) Kicking off Carol's Congressional Campaign
2) Planning our upcoming March 911 Protest
3) Helping Plan Janette's Februray 23 Event at the Grand Lake Theater

Bring new and other topics of concern for discussion,
along with anything else you want to share.

911 - inside job.   Demand investigation!
http://www.wtc7.net - http://www.physics911.org - http://www.911-strike.com
http://www.oilempire.us - http://www.dieoff.org - http://www.peakoil.net
http://bombsinsidewtc.dk - http://www.911review.com
http://911research.wtc7.net/talks/towers/index.html
http://www.globalresearch.ca  - http://www.cooperativeresearch.org 
http://www.911review.com/index.html
http://www.911review.com/911review/index.html


# Thurs Jan 5th 7pm  Cirkus Pandemonium At Launch Pad
there will be three stages of live music, dancehall,
firedancing, trapeze, clowns and fairy mayhem!!!!! 
Cover is just five bucks! (Sliding if necessary) 
We will have drinks and cirkus momentos for sale as
well. 
Cirkus Pandemonium is from Portland and will be joined
by other forces from the bay TBA  (503-572-6041) 
http://www.cirkuspandemonium.com 

LaunchPad is a great mulitdemionsal space in Oakland
Ca.  3833 MLK  Thurs Jan 5th 7pm  Fri Jan 6th 9pm 


# Thu, Jan 5, 2006      7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Salmon Seminar Series #2
Church Space, Dance Palace Community Center
503 B Street Point Reyes Station
Join the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network for our exciting
 Winter Salmon Seminar Series!
 Brannon Ketcham, Hydrologist for Pt. Reyes National Seashore, will present a slide show about regional trends affecting Coastal Marin salmon populations. There will be much discussion about spawning winter salmon, and about how many of our juvenile coho salmon and steelhead survive to migrate out into the Pacific Ocean to feed and then return as spawners.
 FREE. http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php


# HUMAN HOLOGRAM INTERFERENCE PROJECT
Trigger soundsystem tour this thursday, jan 5th at nikkies on haight st.
with the founder of trigger records and soundsystem:
     Kosmikneil (www.trigger.uk.net)

     Kitty-d (Troubled Youth)

     Neptune (spirtual technology)

The brain creates this experience some call reality in a way not too
dissimilar to how a hologram works. Our mission is to awaken the human
consciousness through low frequencies with advanced computer programming
and intuitive musical arrangements, allowing you to connect to a bigger
awareness of ones self. The way Electro Breakbeat music uses electronic
sounds and the way breakbeats or just breaks are programmed and played,
truly has the ability through its rhythmic tribal/shamanic nature to
connect the soul to the overmind (or godhead) or your inter dimensional
time travelling self.

KOSMIKNEIL
Kosmikneils relationship with sound systems started with the free festival
scene of the 80?s/90?s. This set the blueprint for Trigger, the club night
Neil started in 1994, which has gained worldwide recognition. Neil?s
dedication and passion for the sound that moves him is notorious and has
seen him get bookings all over the UK and USA. As well as being resident
DJ at Trigger and DJ?ing all over the world, he has twice attended the
Miami Winter Music Conference with the Fuel Records crew and the infamous
Fuel sound system cars, and toured the States alongside Tipper. In 2003
Neil formed Trigger Recordings to allow a greater audience to be part of
the project, beginning with the renowned ?Holographic Bassforms? CD and
now approaching its 6th vinyl release.
For more info: www.trigger.uk.net

              beat church is every 1st and 3rd thursdays at nikkies on
haight street
in between webster and fillmore.

         we will be bringing in extra sound for the occasion!
   only   $$$ 5  the door.   earlier arrival is recommended in case of
sellout.
21 and up.    begins at 10 p.m.
  
 

Fri, Jan 6

# "compassion action" aka FREE WEED 01-06 1:00 PM SF City Hall

In light of the DEA raids on Hope Net dispensary, the patients of San Francisco are asking for our mayor Gavin Newsom to stand with us in support.

Friday Jan 6th
1:00 till 6:00pm 
show up early if you have a SF Medical Canabis ID card and get your free joint!
San Francisco City Hall

Lets show the Fed that Medical Canabis is VALID MEDICAL THERAPY, and not as they say, detrimental to society!
http://hempevolution.org


# 1/5: A World Beyond Capitalism Conference 2006 Volunteer Meeting, Berkeley (berkeley)

A World Beyond Capitalism volunteers are travelling from Portland, Oregon to your area of the world to encourage people to submit proposals for workshops for the AWBC 2006 conference, to try to encourage people to start local AWBC groups in your area, and to network with other activists. 

 Please join us at our following meeting: 

 Berkeley, California 
 Time and Date: 3:30pm, Thursday, January 5th, 2006 
 Location: Razaan’s Organic Kitchen, Meeting will be upstairs at 3:30pm. 
 2119 Kittredge Street 
 Berkeley, California 

 For updated information on our volunteer meetings please visit 
http://www.aworldbeyondcapitalism.org 
 or http://www.CommonUnityPeaceConference.org and click on 'Worldwide Meetings.' 

 Important: This is our first meeting here so please check the AWBC infoline for more information. Also, for questions, please call (310) 285-3222, anytime 24 hours a day to listen to the recorded information. 
 Free Vegan refreshments served. Please contact the AWBC for wheelchair access information. 

 You can listen to updates on our travels throughout the country on the AWBC radio station at 
http://www.awbcradio.org 

 Also, you may hear more information about our travels throughout the country at the unofficial AWBC radio station at http://awbcradio.net 

 Love for the people, 

 A World Beyond Capitalism Team 

 A World Beyond Capitalism 2006 Conference 
 The Annual International Multiracial Alliance Building Peace Conference 
 The Common Unity Peace Conference 

 Main Home Page: http://www.aworldbeyondcapitalism.org 
 or 
 Main Home Page Mirror: http://www.CommonUnityPeaceConference.org 

 Archives of Conference Updates: 
http://lists.riseup.net/www/arc/3c-aworldbeyondcapitalism 

 Subscribe To 3c (Only 3 contacts per month) Email Updates List: 
http://lists.riseup.net/www/subrequest/3c-aworldbeyondcapitalism 

 RSS Feed found on our website. 

 A World Beyond Capitalism Unofficial Online Community. 
 Everyone worldwide is welcome to join the community. 
 It is a personal, non-commercial community encouraging discussion and international networking. 
http://www.livejournal.com/community/00_no_war_1love 
http://www.craigslist.org/eve/122704927.html



#  2600 Meeting  Friday January 6, 2006 5:00 pm  - 7:00 pm 
 This event repeats on the first Friday of every month. 
 San Francisco: 4 Embarcadero Plaza (inside). Payphones: (415) 398-9803, 9804, 9805, 9806.


# Fri, Jan 6 6-8pm Clean Money Reception with Rep. Loni Hancock
$25 Oakland  http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php

 
# Fri, Jan 6, 7:00 pm Film: Wellstone!
St. Joseph the Worker Church Chapel 1640 Addison St. Berkeley
 Part of our First Friday Film Series at St. Joseph the Worker.
 The film will be followed by a discussion of his legacy and light refreshments.
 Admission: Free

 The Fr. Bill O’Donnell Social Justice Committee is pleased to host a screening of Wellstone!, an affectionate yet even-handed portrait of the late Minnesota Senator. As a high school student, Paul Wellstone could only take on someone his own diminutive size. Once he was free to choose his own battles, all bets were off. The son of immigrant parents, highly esteemed political science professor, organizer, activist, and two term US senator challenged the exploitation of workers, racial injustice, and immoral wars. 

 Just days before the voters were to decide whether to give him a third term, Wellstone, his wife, Sheila, and daughter died tragically in a plane crash. Progressives still mourn, but take inspiration for his adage: “Sometimes you’ve got to start a fight to win one.” (US 2004; 88 minutes) For more information contact:
Bill Joyce Fr. Bill O’Donnell Social Justice Committee 510-482-1062
http://globalexchange.org/getInvolved/bayarea.php?uid=4970


# Sacred Sex and the Tree of Life
  Ayn Sof Kabbalah Community 
http://www.aynsof.org 
SF Kabbalah Community online 
http://sfkabbalah.tribe.net 
SF Sacred Sex Community online 
http://tribes.tribe.net/sfsacredsex

Sacred Sex and The Tree of Life 
with Ayn Sof Kabbalah Community, 
guided by mystic and artisan of light, Alyjah. 
All adults invited, free, donations welcome. 

Where and When: 
8pm, First Friday Evening of each month, 
starting January 6, 2006 and Ongoing.... 
One Taste Center 
1074 Folsom Street 
San Francisco, CA 94103 
(415) 503-1100 
http://onetastesf.com

You are also invited to celebrate 
Kabbalah Kirtan and Ladder of Light AscenDance 
same location with Ayn Sof Kabbalah Community. 
8pm on the Third Friday Evening of each month, 
starting January 20, 2006 and Ongoing.... 

Come celebrate Sacred Sex and the mystical Tree of Life with Ayn Sof and Alyjah. Receive Wisdom, Understanding and Knowledge of Universal Love, Cosmic Orgasm and Devekut (Divine Union). Adults of all lifestyles and perspectives are Welcome. Partipants will learn about relationships and love as revealed through the Sepherah (Cosmic Energy Emanation) of the Month and a special Holy Letter of Being that will be shared during the gathering. 

By manifesting the Essential Energies of the Tree of Life in our relationships and love making, we can truly experience heaven on earth and find that Secret Garden of Eden so many search for and overlook. This gathering will include opportunities for the sharing of Wisdom, prayer and blessings, as well as making Holy Connections with Friends of Light and Love. Our gathering circles in a safe, loving, gender-balanced, clothes-on environment. We look forward to your presence! 

Sacred Sex and the Tree of Life celebrations are guided by mystic and artisan of Light, (: Alyjah :) and offered in support of Ayn Sof Kabbalah Community. Volunteers, musicians and all supportive community building souls welcome! Please share your ideas, recommendations and abilities. Spiritual Schmoozing to grow closer connections will be included in our Sacred Sex and the Tree of Life celebration. Gathering is free and donations are welcome. We look forward to your presence! 

Peace, Love and Light... 

By Donation 



Sat Jan 7

# KFC Cruelty Protest San Rafael
 1/7, San Rafael, Marin KFC Demo 12-1 pm  -  Note date and time change
Join Bay Area Vegetarians as we stick up for the chickens and protest
theColonel's secret ingredient (animal cruelty) at: 
San Rafael KFC   555 Second St San Rafael, 94901

New or experienced activists are welcome. This is a low-key protest,
all signs and leaflets provided. We do this monthly, usually happening
on the 1st SATURDAY of each month, 12-1 pm *(NOTE NEW DAY AND TIME)*,
but check calendar to confirm. If you can't make this date but want to
help at future ones, please email me.

For more info on this nationwide campaign to get KFC to mandate better
conditions for the chickens slaughtered, click here
http://www.kentuckyfriedcruelty.com/index.asp

Now that winter is here, rain cancels. Fog is okay :-) Please RSVP if
possible so we can contact you in case of last-minute weather changes
(tel #helpful)

>From Chris Overton, KFC campaign coordinator for PETA, "These demos
are a VERY important part of our campaign to improve animal welfare
standards that corporations require of their suppliers. Every time you
attend one of these demos, you are helping to ensure that life
improves for billions of animals all over the country."

If you can't make this demo, check the BAVEG event calendar for other
monthly demos happening in Palo Alto, SF, San Jose, San Francisco, and
Santa Cruz. Thanks!! Hannah Tai

BAY AREA VEGETARIANS (BAV) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) community organization for veggies to network, find support and promote veg*nism.

Events Calendar - http://bayareaveg.org/events
Newsletter - http://bayareaveg.org/news
Veg Mentor Program - http://bayareaveg.org/mentor
Ultimate Guide - http://bayareaveg.org/ug 
Veg Food Finder - http://www.bayareaveg.org/finder
Charter & Post Guidelines - http://bayareaveg.org/charter
Compassionate Living Program - http://www.bayareaveg.org/cl

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# Out of Iraq Town Hall Forum in Sacramento Jan. 7, 1-3 pm
Town Hall Forum to be held on January 7th in Sacramento and nationally by 
http://www.afterdowningstreet.org
others on that Sabbath /  Satiurday: 
  Town Hall Forum – Out of Iraq
  Date:        January 7th, 2006
  Time:        1pm – 3pm
  Where:     SEIU-UHW Hall, Downtown Sacramento 1911 F Street (between 19th and 20th Streets)
 Comrade George L. Jackson, General Field Marshal ~Black Panther Party {1942–1971}
  http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/45a/index-beb.html

  Fight Back Against Amerikan Fascism!
  Peter S. Lopez {aka Peta} ~ Coordinator
  Sacramento, California, USA
  Yahoo Email~ sacranative@yahoo.com
  http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Humane-Rights-Agenda/

  http://humane-rights-agenda.blogspot.com/

  http://www.digitaldivide.net/community/Humane-Rights-Agenda 

 P.S. For a preview of what CODEPINK has planned for how to end the war in 2006, see 
http://www.womensaynotowar.org


# 1/7: ___Vegan Japanese Dinner___ (santa cruz)
Vegan Meetup Group of Santa Cruz

Meet Santa Cruz, California vegans and enjoy food and conversation! Learn about veganism and share favorite meals, restaurants, and recipes. Plan other group events. Our meetups are Fun social events and the vegan-curious are welcome!

Vegan Meetup Group of Santa Cruz January Meetup
Saturday, January 7, 2006 at 6:00PM

Meet vegans in the Santa Cruz, California area and enjoy food and conversation! The vegan-curious are welcome! This restaurant serves Japanese food and make rolls by request, so you can be sure they're vegan. It is member-recommended and has been in Santa Cruz since before the '89 earthquake. Event fee: $1.00

See the full event details, including location, at 
http://vegan.meetup.com/41/events/4809841
http://www.craigslist.org/eve/121602001.html


# Jan 7 Post Yule Funeral Pyre, bring yer xmas carnage.
What better way to wish goodbye so many dried out abandonned trees...
meet at 7:30pm at "doggie diner" cafe on sloat, near great highway


# Danger Ranger's 15th Annual Post Yule Pyre
http://ephemera.org/sets/?album=bonfire&img=14

An annual San Francisco tradition continues this time of the year in the face of increasing odds; when the last stand of sidewalk fir trees is logged by the Friends of the Rootless Forest and then piled up on the beach for some very rapid composting.

Saturday, January 7th. Meet at the giant Doghead (which now stands in the middle of the street) at 2699 Sloat Blvd at 7:30 PM.

We'll hang out for half an hour and then head west when the coast is clear. Bring a christmas tree and libations. No glass containers on the beach, you assume the risk, no one is in charge, your mileage may vary.


#  Jan 7 SUSTAINABLE  SOLUTIONS CARAVAN: to kick-off an another amazing journey
 through Mexico and Central America to Costa Rica
 traveling in buses that run on  straight vegetable oil.
   Stilt walkers, engine conversions, live music, good
 food, information sharing, community. CELLSPACE, 2050
 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA 94110, January 7,
 2006, visual performances, live music begins 8pm.


# 3rd Annual Sustainable Solutions Caravan benefit Party
Sat. Jan 7th from 8-2  Cell Space, 2050 Bryant at 18th Sliding scale.
  
Support alternative fuel sources while dancing the night away! 

The SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS CARAVAN is a non-profit organization now preparing for its 3rd annual journey from San Francisco to Punta Mona, Costa Rica in buses that run on straight vegetable oil.   With incredible press and community support, the caravan is able to powerfully deliver its message about alternative energy sources, organic farming and sustainable living.  Seed distribution, press conferences, conversion workshops and performances are held at Universities, with government officials, children and in small communities throughout Central America. 

 Our fabulous 3rd annual Benefit Party will once again be at the Cell Space, 2050 Bryant, in San Francisco on January 7, 2006.  We are excited to share raw organic food and grand booty shaking music, including members of Hamsalila, Aphrodesia, aerial silk performances, stiltwalkers  and more. 

 Please help us spread the word, CONVERGE!!! 

 Art and booth space still available.  Please, contact me if you have earth-conscious products or projects you would like to share at the event.  

 VOLUNTEERS needed day of event.  Contact tanyaridino yahoo com or info veggiecaravan com   Thank you!
  
The Sustainable Solutions Caravan
http://www.veggiecaravan.com  info veggiecaravan com 
 
Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath.  Stress is an ignorant state.  It believes that everything is an emergency.  Nothing is that important.  Just lie down. -- Natalie Goldberg 


# Sat Jan 7 The Groove Garden 2398 Sir Francis Drake Blvd 8pm $15
Freaky –Furry-Fairfax-Marin http://www.thegroovegarden.com



#     MYSTIC FAMILY CIRCUS and   CIRCO ZEROand evry other circus entreats you and INVITES YOU TO: 
    START THE YEAR OFF IN THE AIR WITH

    VERTICAL ROPE/WEB WORKSHOPS

    WITH FANNY SORIANO

    Amazing circus artist from France. Trained at CNAC, the national circus
    school, and has performed and toured internationally with Cirque Plume,
    Cahin-caha, cirque b?tard, and others. Don?t miss this rare opportunity to
    train with a highly skilled and delightfully innovative rope/web artist.

    Saturday & Sunday  JANUARY 7 & 8, 2006

    @ Cellspace http://cellspace.org
    2050 Bryant St, @ 18th St, in the Mission, SF

    Intermediate, 12:30 ? 2:30 pm each day

    Intermediate: Must know 2 climbs or more, multiple drops, several
    poses/figures.
    Priority goes to those who are currently performing on web/rope.)

    Advanced beginner, 2:30 ? 4:30pm each day

    Adv Beg: Must know how to climb rope and perform a few figures.

    Tuition: $25 one class, $45 two classes

    On Saturday, Jan 7, at 4:45pm, Fanny will do a short performance.
    All are welcome. $3 suggested donation.

    Classes are limited to 6 students each.
    Priority will go to students doing both days.

    You are encouraged to arrive 15 to 30 minutes in advance to register and
    begin warming up.
    Body-fitted training wear advised.
    Dress in layers in case the studio is cold.

    To Register: email or call Keith Hennessy
    keith circozero org   http://circozero.org
    415-401-9376, cell 415-846-2273

    If you really want to do it but can?t afford it, contact Keith, and propose
    a payment plan.

    You can help us out a lot by sending this info far and wide. Thanks.



Sun Jan 8

 Palo Alto, CA Raw food Potluck  Sun  Jan 8 10:00 am  - 11:30 am 
 This event repeats on the second Sunday of every month. 
 Bay Leaf Cafe  520 ramona st Palo alto, ca 94301  (650) 321 7466 
 Bring: Raw organic, vegan dishes
Your own serve ware, napkins, plates, forks, cups etc.
Items you would like to share, trade, give away or lend to others.
Food for thought  An open heart  Your family & friends!


# THE RED LEOPARD LOUNGE!
12E School Street Plaza (The Laughing Mama)
Fairfax, CA More Info:  415-721-3999     
http://www.templeofbliss.com

We invite you once again to come play with us next Sunday, January
8th(always the 2nd sunday each month) . . .

OUR LINE-UP OF TALENT will include:
7:00-7:45 Rahman D'Amato & Bodhi
7:45-8:30 Blane Lyon & friends
8:30-9:15 Human & friends
9:15-9:30 Performance Art
9:30-10:45 Jah Levi & friends
10:45-11:00 Angels & Demons Live Burlesque
11:00+ Live open jam ~ bring your song!

$10+ door donation
snacks & drinks available for purchase 



Mon Jan 9

# An Evening with Reverend Lucius Walker Mon, Jan 9, 2006   7:00 pm
 522 Valencia, 3rd Floor San Francisco
 We invite you to please join us to hear Reverend Lucius Walker, Jr. speak about rebuilding efforts and community empowerment from New Orleans to Havana. 
 Rev. Walker was recently in Louisiana with the humanitarian aid caravans organized by Pastors for Peace following Hurricane Katrina. He will also discuss the latest challenges to travel restrictions and the efforts to end the blockade against Cuba and work to normalize relations between our two countries.
 Also hear an update on the Cuban Five’s case and the struggle for their release.
 $5 donation requested. 
 Co-sponsored by IFCO Pastors for Peace, Global Exchange and Committee to Free the Cuban Five.
 * * *
 Rev. Lucius Walker, Jr. has been the Executive Director for the Interreligious Foundation for Community Organization (IFCO) since 1979. He is also an ordained American Baptist minister and pastor of the Salvation Baptist Church in Brooklyn, New York. Rev. Walker is a strong and tireless speaker against inequities, injustice and has pioneered development programs in marginalized communities in the US and internationally. Some of IFCO’S efforts have included actions against apartheid in South Africa, support for self-determination in Puerto Rico and providing humanitarian aid for Central America. In 1988, while leading a study delegation to Nicaragua, Rev. Walker was shot and wounded in a terrorist attack on innocent civilians by U.S.-backed Nicaraguan contra forces. In response, IFCO Pastors for Peace has assisted victims of US foreign policy in Chiapas, Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Cuba and Haiti. IFCO has led construction brigades and educational delegations to Cuba and has organized 16 Pastors for Peace "Friendshipment" caravans bringing over 3,000 tons of humanitarian aid to our brothers and sisters in Cuba. This year, following Hurricane Katrina, Pastors for Peace has also organized two humanitarian aid caravans to Louisiana and Mississippi.
 * * *
For more information contact: June Brashares
Global Exchange    june globalexchange org
http://www.ifconews.org/


# OFFER: MacWorld Pass, Moscone Center  
Jan 9-13 2006 http://macworldexpo.com/live/20



Tue Jan 10

# The civil rights movement wasn't always non-violent
Preview screening of the film

"Negroes with Guns: Rob Williams and Black Power"

Tuesday, January 10, 2006 - 6 - 7:30pm
Koret Auditorium, SF's Main Library, Lower Level - San Francisco
Grove St @ Market / 8th St. (2 blocks east of City Hall)

The film will also be shown on 'Independent Lens' on PBS on  
Tuesday, February 7, 2006 at 10 p.m. Check  pbs.org/ 
independentlens for local viewing times.

http://www.newsreel.org/nav/title.asp?tc=CN0178

http://www.jou.ufl.edu/documentary/negroeswithguns

Don Fisher, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Gap Inc., is a major
fundraiser for and donor to Arnold Schwarzenegger, he led the campaign
against a living wage in San Francisco, he tried to bust the longshoremen's
union in Oakland, he has succeeded in privatizing and corporatizing public
institutions, including a television station (KQED in San Francisco),
grammar schools (he was a major contributor to the SEC-scandal-ridden Edison
Schools Inc, whose pilot project failed in San Francisco), and a national
park (the Presidio in SF); Gap Inc and 51 other SF-based corporations
coerced the City of San Francisco into reducing their taxes by about 5/6;
yet Fisher gladly accepted a sweetheart deal for $85 Million in public
subsidies for the building of Gap Headquarters in SF; he used the profits he
made off the backs of sweatshop laborers to buy 235,000 acres of redwood
forestland, which he is destroying with clearcutting, overlogging, and
pesticide abuse, extinguishing endangered coho, murrelets, and spotted owls,
among other species.

http://gapsucks.org

 
 
 
# Professor Richard Heinberg: "Peak Oil: The Challenge and Opportunity 
of Petroleum's Waning Days", Eugene Hilton, Jan. 10, 7PM
Submitted by Sundog on Tue, 2005-12-06 10:36.
Start: 2006-01-10 19:00
End: 2006-01-10 21:30
Timezone: US/Pacific
Join us Tuesday Jan. 10 at 7PM, in Playwright's Hall, Eugene Hilton, 
66 E. 6th Ave., Eugene OR., for an informative presentation with Q 
and A follow-up by Professor Richard Heinberg
http://www.museletter.com/Richard-Heinberg.html Introduction by 
Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy. He's the author of "Power Down: Options 
and Actions for a Post-Carbon World", and "The Party's Over; Oil, 
War, and the Fate of Industrial Societies". An internationally-known 
author and lecturer on the topic of Peak Oil & socio-economic 
collapse, and it's potential solutions.

Peak Oil: The Challenge and Opportunity of Petroleum's Waning Days

Cheap oil is now a thing of the past. As a result, the world is 
entering a new era of shrinking energy resources and heightened 
competition for remaining supplies. Heinberg, widely regarded as 
America's foremost Peak Oil educator, will discuss the most recent 
evidence regarding the timing of the global production peak, its 
likely consequences, and what can be done at both the international 
and local levels to prepare for the event and mitigate the impacts.

Co-sponsored by Eugene's EWEB utility and our public transit service, 
LTD. $5 at the door. Limited seating available for low-income and 
students. A fundraiser for the Eugene Permaculture Guild.

Use of public transit, bicycles, walking(and carpooling)
encouraged.



# Wed., Jan. 11, 7 p.m. Humanist Hall, 390 27th St. (at Broadway), Oakland.
Love SHAC: Animal rights' champions in trouble

By Hiya Swanhuyser http://SFWeekly.com

It all depends on whom you believe: Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty or the FBI. The citizen group in question is a bunch of radical animal rights' activists who strongly object to the work done at Huntingdon Life Sciences, an animal testing lab in New Jersey that uses vivisection and other harsh practices. For some of its actions, SHAC USA was punished via indictment under the Federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act, and its has become an interesting case with which to test yourself. Who should back off? If your answer is "The Man," check out the "SHAC 7 Benefit," which features screenings of videotape made inside the company's labs, a presentation by SHAC-er Jake Conroy, and desserts — vegan, of course. Wed., Jan. 11, 7 p.m. Humanist Hall, 390 27th St. (at Broadway), Oakland.

Link: http://listings.sfweekly.com/gyrobase/Events/Results
[From: christine@eastbayanimaladvocates.org]

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 baarn-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

 For events:  
 Please see yahoogroups message archives and calendar at
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# Vegetarian Greek Dinner Wed Jan 11 7PM
 Meet Santa Cruz, California vegetarians and enjoy food and conversation! Our meetups are Fun social events. The vegetarian-curious are welcome! 
When I called this Greek restaurant, they told me that Greeks think they invented vegetarianism! They have a large selection of vegetarian items and can accommodate vegans as well. They have vegan soups every Tuesday and Wednesday. 
Vasilis Greek Taverna  1501A Mission St.  Santa Cruz , CA 95060 
(831) 458-9808  Event fee:  $1.00 + meal/tax/tip 
 Main RSVP list:  http://vegetarian.meetup.com/13


# The Crucible's Fire Opera "The Seven Deadly Sins"
January 11th to 14th, 2006
Show: 8:30-10PM EACH EVENING
GENERAL ADMISSION ($25) reserved seating($50) VIP FINALE ($100)
 
The Crucible celebrates its 7th Anniversary with another sizzling Fire
Opera,The Seven Deadly Sins by Kurt Weill and Bertolt BrechtJanuary 11-
January 14, 2006

Fire Opera?
A unique fusion of Opera and Fire Arts featuring artists from San
Francisco Opera and a 30 piece orchestra from The Oakland East Bay
Symphony. The Opera traces Anna, the heroine's journey through seven
American cities - the seven sins, and her struggles to reconcile her
materialistic social existence with her quintessential inner artist.
Much like "Dido & Aeneas," The Crucible's first Fire Opera in Jan 2004
that was an enormous success, "The Seven Deadly Sins," promises to
exceed all expectations. Don't miss this unique opportunity to
experience a sensuous, fiery, and provocative production that will lead
you to thinkhellip Opera will never be the same!

Directed by Roy Rallo of San Francisco Opera, Designed & Produced by
Michael Sturtz of The Crucible,Conducted by Sara Jobin of San Francisco
Opera,  with Singers Catherine Cook, Eugene Brancoveanu, Kevin
Courtemanche, Joe Meyers, and Jere TorkelsenPerformers Xeno, Harlem
Shake Burlesque, As Is Brass Band, Ed Holmes,Tom Sepe, Lee Kobus
Sculptures by The Flaming Lotus Girls, Justin Gray, Orion Fredricks, &
Vance Cearley of THERM,  The Sun Brothers , Jeremy Lutes, and Crucible
students.
Where could you attempt this phenomenal feat of setting Opera
ablaze?This sensational production involving live hot metal work, fire
arts, intricate sets, elaborate stage mechanics, aerialists & fire
performers will be staged in the industrial vastness of The Crucible's
56,000 square foot studio. The Crucible, is located at 1260 7th Street,
Oakland, CA 94608
 
THE CRUCIBLE 1260 7th st Oakland 510-444-0919
http://www.thecrucible.org/opera



Thu Jan 12

# Thu Jan 12 7pm United For Peace and Justice UPJ-Bay Area meeting on
Thursday,  January 12 at 7:00 PM (AFSC, 65 Ninth St in SF).


#  January SFlickr Meet  Thursday, January 12, 2006  (7:00 PM - 10:00 PM)
  Tags flickr  sflickr 
 Café Abir  1300 Fulton Street (Google Maps,  Yahoo! Maps)
 San Francisco, California 94117
 Monthly meeting of San Francisco Flickr users. Meet other Flickr fans, socialize, and show off your latest work or camera gear.
http://upcoming.org/event/48029


# FREE Preview Class - Ipsalu Tantra  “Learning to Live in Bliss” 
Ipsalu Tantra Kriya Yoga Weekend Intensive for Singles and Couples 
February 10-12 at Sierra Hot Springs 

 Thu Jan 12   8-9:30pm   One Taste Urban Retreat Center 
1070 Folsom St. (at 7th St.)  San Francisco, CA 94103 
Cost: FREE. No pre-registration necessary. Space is limited so arrive early. 

Enjoy a free introductory evening to preview the Ipsalu Tantric Yoga retreat “Learning to Live in Bliss.” Get to know what Ipsalu Tantra is about and what makes it unique. The class will include solo and interactive tantric exercises (meditation, movement, breath practice, and energy play) to awaken consciousness, heart, and sexual energies as you connect with yourself and others in a safe, friendly and sacred environment. 

Singles and Couples welcome! No prior Tantra experience required. Sexual practices may be discussed but there is no explicit sexual activity or nudity in class. 

For more information about the Ipsalu Tantra Level 1 weekend seminar, please visit 
http://www.tantrikainternational.com or http://www.tantricjoy.com or contact Jan directly. Namaste.



Fri Jan 13

# LAWGIVERZ / KOSMIKNEIL - 1/13 - SF, CA 
LAWGIVERZ / KOSMIKNEIL - 1/13 - SF, CA 
TRIGGER 2006 US TOUR - LAWGIVERZ / KOSMIKNEIL - 1/13 - SF, CA 

FULL MELT  FRIDAY JANUARY 13 "A Psychedelic Revival" 

Exclusive SF appearance of the full TRIGGER US TOUR - NOIZE & R-KIDZ of LAWGIVERZ doing a full live set, along with an exclusive DJ set by KOSMIKNEIL, owner of the infamously eclectic TRIGGER label. 

LAWGIVERZ (TRIGGER - www.trigger.uk.net - UK) - LIVE SET! 
KOSMIKNEIL (TRIGGER -www.trigger.uk.net - UK) 
ATOMIKDOG - (369 rekchordz) - LIVE SET ! 
ESKMO (Downbeat, Cyberfunk) - All Original WELDER set ! 
SOULSALAAM (Hypnomadic / Future Juju / www.soulsalaam.com) - World Breaks 
DJ RIPPLE (Subscience) 
HYPNOTECH (Addictech.com) 
AARON JAE VS MOD (Evil Breaks) 
MAEBYN LA FEY (Subscience) 
MISHA (Subscience) 
AJ (ApilJax.org) - LIVE SET ! 
ABAI (Ben Ben Stone) - LIVE SET ! 
BERTZERKER (Atraxia) 
MR ROGERS (Ooze System) 
UNAGI (Just Us Productions) 

1598 CUSTER @ RANKIN  9 PM - 6 A M  ALL AGES 

10,000 + Watts of INTENSE sound by FOUNDATION (www.fsound.net/)
Upstairs sound by SUBSCIENCE (Full dual 18" sub setup) 

MIND MELTING VISUALS BY NUCLEAR DREAMER 
LIGHTS BY EYE & EYE 
DECOR BY VISIONS OF SONJA 
ALTARS BY DESIREE 
PSYCHEDELIC ARTSHOW - Pieces by Bertzerker, Hyde, J. Garcia & many more. 
FRIENDLY SECURITY BY B & B 
CD & SURPRISE GIVEAWAYS 
HOT TUB OPENS LATE - TOWELS PROVIDED 
http://www.subscience.org



Sat Jan 14

# Please join Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi House Democratic Leader
 for  A Report from Washington, DC on our National Security
 Saturday, January 14, 2006 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
 Marina Middle School Auditorium
3500 Fillmore Street (between Bay and Chestnut)

Space will be limited, so please RSVP to 415-556-4867.
Public transportation is encouraged.  Marina Middle School is served by
Muni lines 22, 30, 43, and 28.
 
For more information, or if you have special needs, please contact
Congresswoman Pelosi's
office at 415-556-4862 or sf.nancy mail.house gov


# Please join Bay Area Vegetarians as we demonstrate against Kentucky 
Fried Cruelty at Palo Alto's last remaining KFC "restaurant."

WHEN: Saturday, January 14, from noon until 1 pm
WHERE: KFC, 851 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto

Please note: This event repeats on the 3rd Sat. of every month. This is 
a date change to the 2nd Sat. FOR JAN. ONLY because I have to work.

In December we were joined by a new member of BAV and a first-time 
activist-- Yay!

RSVP is nice but not mandatory. Signs and leaflets will be provided, 
but you are welcome to bring your own. Rain cancels.

BAY AREA VEGETARIANS (BAV) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) community organization for veggies to network, find support and promote veg*nism.

Events Calendar - http://bayareaveg.org/events
Newsletter - http://bayareaveg.org/news
Veg Mentor Program - http://bayareaveg.org/mentor
Ultimate Guide - http://bayareaveg.org/ug 
Veg Food Finder - http://www.bayareaveg.org/finder
Charter & Post Guidelines - http://bayareaveg.org/charter
Compassionate Living Program - http://www.bayareaveg.org/cl 

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 baarn-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

 For events:  
 Please see yahoogroups message archives and calendar at
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# The next potluck will be Saturday evening, January 14th, 6 to 9 pm.

Please join us in kicking off the new year, and bring a friend with you who may be struggling on the raw food path. Everyone will walk away with something that can be immediately put to practical use in improving their vitality.

Our speaker will be: Hugh Cruickshank
 Topic: Making the Raw Food Diet Work For YOU!

There is more than just "eating raw foods" to achieve optimum health. There are many subtle nuances and easy tips to greatly improve your results on the raw food diet. Most of these are simple and easily integrated into your lifestyle and diet.

Hugh Cruickshank has been a health inthusiast for more than 30 years. He has worked as a wellness consultant, health coach, and health educator teaching classes on natural health and lifestyle. He has presented leading edge health information to physicians and medical staff at offices and hospitals throughout the Northwest and here in Marin County.

Hugh's knowledge on health is drawn from years of courses, lectures, seminars, tapes, books, and his continuous search for greater health for mankind. Perhaps most important is his own personal experience on the path to achieving optimal health.
 
Cost: A $4 donation (this covers the monthly rent on the meeting space) and bring a raw food dish to serve 10, for each person attending.

The meeting starts at 6:00 pm. PLEASE try to be on time. We eat at 6:15 and our speakers generally start at 7:00. Please bring a raw food dish of your choice to serve 10 people making sure to review the guidelines for food below, or on our web site.

Guidelines for Food:
Please prepare your dishes with raw, organic (at least pesticide/herbicide free), vegetarian (vegan - no animal products) ingredients. Nothing cooked, steamed, baked or otherwise heated above 105 degrees is appropriate for this potluck. Dehydrated foods and dried fruits are fine as long as they have been prepared within the temperature guideline above.  Tofu and most seaweeds are not raw foods. Please pay attention to what might go into your dish; be careful about refined oils, vinegar, spices, salt, garlic and onions please...is it raw and truly healthy, etc. Could some things be added later at the potluck by those who want it? Some attendees have been on the raw path for 20+ years so we must adhere to these seemingly strict guidelines. There are some wonderful raw foods preparation books available at the local health food stores for new ideas, or you can go to 
htp://www.living-foods.com  for lots of great recipes.  Beautiful leafy greens and veggies presented in a wide variety of (raw) ways are always a winner.  Be creative, enjoy yourself and have fun!  If in doubt - leave it out! Call or email if you need ideas or have questions.

Plates and Silverware:
Please bring your own plate and silverware. Not only is this ecologically beneficial, it's a much more pleasing dining experience.

Directions:
Aldersgate Church is in San Rafael (Terra Linda area), Marin County, California.
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.  A map available at  or on our web site.

Questions:
If you have questions about food choices, directions, or anything else, you may email Hugh Cruickshank at 
vibrantlife4u Earthlink net
Please let us know by email if you change your email address.

You can now send your friends to <http://www.marinrawfood.com/> for other potluck details.



#  january 14, 2006 hotel des arts | san francisco
CASEY O'CONNELL | solo show | ART HOTEL | january 14, 2006
7 pm - 10 | 447 bush (at grant)   rsvp: info startsoma com 
http://www.startsoma.com/CASEY


# SF IndieFest Presents its annual Benefit/Launch Party
Saturday, January 14, 8p-2a
at The Rickshaw Stop, 155 Fell St at Van Ness
 18up, $10 (all proceeds benefit the 8th Annual San Francisco=20
Independent Film Festival, Feb 2-14)
info sfindie com and 415.820.3907
The Festival program will be online by early next week.
LINKS:
http://www.sfindie.com
http://www.rickshawstop.com
http://www.teenageharlets.com/
http://www.thesermon.com/
http://www.tomjonesing.com/
http://www.potionmusic.com
http://www.sapporousa.com/
http://www.sfstation.com
http://www.sfbg.com

 

# http://tickets.burningman.com
Mark your calendar.  Internet sales begin January 18 at noon PST


# Harmony Events Presents:
POWER MANIFESTATION
with Zen DeBrücke
at Harmony Community Room
in Sebastopol
 
INTRO EVENING January 18, 2006
6:30-9:00 PM  Free/Donation
Please bring a generous donation for Harmony Festival for providing this space for free for the evening!
 
LEVEL ONE- 1 DAY COURSE January 28, 2006  9:30-6:00 PM
 
What You will Learn!
o     Energy flows where your thoughts go.
o     You create the world around you now.
o     Are you happy with what you are creating?
o     Create a new and powerful reality.
 
This is a proven, step-by-step method of Manifesting.
 
Access your life-path/soul-path Purpose and Passion with certainty.
 
Power Manifestation is a revolutionary course designed to help you understand your own extraordinary manifestation power, and to teach you how to use it every day. This one day course is packed full of new ways to look at how we get what we get in our lives. The tools and practices you'll learn are guaranteed to bring new surplus and joy into your life. If you've seen the movie "What the Bleep Do We Know?" then you already know from experts interviewed in the film what the power of manifestation can do for all of us.
 
In recent decades, Quantum Physicists have uncovered a startling scientific discovery: our thoughts shape the reality around us. Why then does it seem impossible to shape our lives the way we want? Manifestation expert Zen DeBrücke has a simple answer: Most of us are unaware of the unique combination of practices it takes to manifest absolutely anything we want in our lives.
 
Sound too good to be true? Our Power Manifestation graduates disagree. They have closed million dollar sales deals overnight that were dragging on for months or years, settled lawsuits and difficult divorces with once-unthinkable positive outcomes, created and funded new businesses and manifested better physical health.
 
You Will Learn:
o     The powerful part you play as your own ultimate source of prosperity
o     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 happen quickly
o     How to empower new ideas that will lead you to a more fulfilling and harmonious
      life
 
Power Manifestation Course Topics Cover:
Honing your life's purpose and passion based on your Internal Guidance System, a proven step-by-step method
Beliefs that are holding you back from getting what you want in life
Apply the principals of Flow vs. Force for more ease and abundance
Achieving greater spiritual awareness and connection with the Divine
 
Zen DeBrücke is a public speaker, business leader and inspirational
teacher who has coached hundreds of business leaders and individuals to
success in every arena. As the visionary founder of Pranaology, Zen is
blessed with the opportunity to build on 15 years of research and study
on the subject of manifestation.
 
Before founding Pranaology and SmartSoul, Zen spent six years as Chief
Executive Officer of The NetKitchen, an Internet strategy consulting
firm. Zen used her expertise to develop lucrative and innovative
Internet campaigns and properties for Fortune 500 companies like Applied
Materials, IBM, BP and Electronic Arts.
 
* * Space is limited and we fill up fast, so sign up now. * *
 
http://www.powermanifestation.com/reg/
 
Sebastopol, CA
Harmony Festival Offices
400 G-Morris Street, Sebastopol
info@harmonyfestival.com
707.861.2035
 
Course Date
Saturday, January 18, 2006
Level One: The Basics Course with the Power Manifestation Formula
9:30AM  - 6:00PM
Registration begins at 9:00AM
 
Course Fees
Intro night Free/Donation to Harmony Festival
Level One: The Basics Course Only
$90 Pre-Registration, $125 Day Of Event
For more information: Anna Stid 415.624.4866
http://powermanifestation.com


# Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi Hosts Art Opening  Fri Jan 20 5:30-8
monthly Third Friday’s Art Reception in his City Hall office, Room 282.  


#  Mark your calendars and grab a fork! National Pie Day is coming January 23!


# Next ANON - We're planning an ANON for Saturday, January 21st at the Anon Gallery, so mark thy calendars.
285 9th @ Folsom 10pm-4am http://anansalon.com


# A Green Party for Peace (Correction) Thu Jan 26 8 p.m.-closing
 $5 to $500, no one turned away for lack of funds
 Start the year to end the war with Aimee Allison, Tommi Avicolli  
Mecca, Meghan Baker, Terry Baum, Garrin Benfield, Jello Biafra  
(tent.), Kevin Danaher, Rose Eger, Don Eichelberger, Matt Gonzalez,  
Krissy Keefer, Jane Kim, La Vache Enragee, Leopold and His Fiction,  
Ross Mirkarimi, John Rizzo, Mark Sanchez, Ahimsa Sumchai and DJs  
Andre Octavio (Tafatafa Sound), Space Invader (mk2/future trybe), and  
Daneekah (Australia).  ... A San Francisco Green Party fundraiser to  
support its efforts on behalf of social justice, the environment,  
animals, and peace. http://www.StudioZ.tv
 Studio Z 314 11th St @ Folsom 415-252-7666


# Fri Jan  27 http://critical-mass.org 5:30 pm Justin Herman Plaza,
Market @ Embarcadero, bring bike, helmet, light, costume, fun!



Feb 2006
Law of Attraction TV Premier
I just heard about a TV special coming in February, 2006 that sounds very
interesting and includes some of our favorite people and teachings. Check out
the trailer below from the Hay House people.  It is about the natural Law of
Attraction and it is coming to prime time TV!!
The Secret ---- Television Premiers in Feb, 2006
Did you know that The Secret is a Television Special that will be aired around
the globe, revealing global knowledge about the Law of Attraction! Jan
Stringer and Alan Hickman were interviewed for this program and will part of
this exciting movement as the world becomes completely aware of this Universal
Truth.  Other well know celebrities will be in the film such as Jack Canfield,
Mark Victor Hansen, Bob Proctor, Jerry and Esther Hicks,
http://www.abraham-hicks.com  Joe Vitale and lots more .......As Law of Attraction
specialists, this will be a huge opportunity for all of us to be promoted.
Ride the wave with us!!!  Watch the trailer of the TV special
http://www.whatisthesecret.tv


# Wed Feb 1  FIRST WEDNESDAY is always FREE DAY at the following SF MUSEUMS: 
  Exploratorium (kids' hands- on science ...3601 Lyon), Mexican Museum ( ...Fort 
Mason Bldng, D Marina @ Laguna), Museo Italiano Americano (I ...Fort Mason Bldng C)
, Cro SF Museum of Craft & Folk Art ( ...Fort Mason Bldng A), and the fabulous SFZoo 
(Look for RJ at Gorilla World...Sloat @ 45th)!
http://BWClub.net http://BWClub.Tribe.net


# Thu Feb 2 First Thu art receptions @ 49 Geary: 20 galleries in 5 story building. 5:30pm-7:30pm


# Tue Feb 7 FIRST TUESDAY is always FREE DAY at the following SF MUSEUMS: 
California Legion of Honor art museum (34th Av in Lincoln Park; 415-
863-3330; 930am-5pm; http://www.Thinker.org  free EVERY Tuesday, in 
fact), New Asian Art Museum (200 larkin at The Civic Center; 415-379-
8800; 10am-5pm), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (701 Mission @ 3rd; 
415-978-ARTS; 11am-6pm), SF Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA...151 3rd 
St; 151 3rd St; 415-357-4000; 11am-6pm), and the Jewish Museum (121 
Steuart) http://BWClub.net http://BWClub.Tribe.net



March 2006 Call to Action: Confront the War Machine  http://www.dawndc.net
Become A PART of the Solution at Liberty Underground.  http://luvsite.org/  
 http://www.tvnewslies.org Learn how the Broadcast News Media Deceives You!



April 22, 2006 Green Century Institute, Planetwork 
 and a host of evolutionary agents 
 are pleased to announce

 Digital Be-In 14:
 Planet Code
THE EARTH DAY BE-IN
April 22, 2006 
 SOMARTS
 934 Brannan Street
 San Francisco

 Be-Integrity Symposium and Exhibition
 12 noon to 6pm
 Digital Be-In  
 Luminaries and Special Guests, Performances, Live Music
 7 pm – 11 pm
 Planet Code Dance Party
 11 pm – 4 am

Participating Organizations (partial list)
 --Earth Day Network   http://www.earthday.net
 --Natural World Museum   http://www.naturalworldmuseum.org
 --Environmental Non-Profit Network  http://www.enpn.org
 --Earthdance  http://www.earthdance.org
 --San Francisco Alliance for Urban Sustainability  http://www.sfuas.org
 --Women’s Global Green Action Network  http://www.wggan.org
 --California Institute of Integral Studies   http://www.ciis.edu

Overview
This 14th edition of the Digital Be-In combines its lineage of invention and cultural evolution marking the dawn of the digital age with the emerging green economy and sustainable culture movement. Producer Michael Gosney (whose Verbum magazine began the Digital Be-In during the late 1980s) developed the Paradox conferences on sustainable communities at Arcosanti, Arizona in 1997, 1999 and 2001  http://www.greencenturyinstitute.org/paradox.htm  and formed the Green Century Institute in San Francisco in 2002. Planetwork, founded in San Francisco by Jim Fournier and Elizabeth Thompson in 1998, fosters the creative application of digital tools for positive global change through a series of conferences and monthly forums in major cities. The Green Century Institute and Planetwork are working with several San Francisco Bay Area groups that were involved in the seminal World Environment Day week in San Francisco June 5–11, 2005  http://www.wed2005.org  in the development of this combination daytime symposium, evening rally/celebration and late night dance party. As in the past, the Digital Be-In will reach beyond the physical event with a live netcast, information-intense website and new kinds of exposure and interaction via social networks and blogs. The theme “Planet Code” implies our writing (and re-writing where necessary) the “codes” that define our place within and interaction with the natural environment, and calls upon the high technology community we have encouraged and celebrated over the years to empower the sustainability movement with bold, forward-thinking initiatives. 

Sponsorship
Digital Be-In 14 will offer a variety of opportunities for sponsors to reach opinion leaders, press and a receptive public interested in SOLUTIONS FOR A SUSTAINABLE CULTURE. All presentations and content associated with the EARTH DAY BE-IN will emphasize new projects and initiatives: actions! We encourage sponsors to use the Be-In as a launching platform for products and campaigns that are making a difference. Outreach via marketing messages, the Be-In website, associated organization websites, social networks and public relations will be designed to inform and connect the public with sustainable culture resources. 2006 is a vital year for shifting the tide of awareness and action toward sustainability and April 22, 2006 promises to be a pivotal date. Please contact Michael Gosney or Justin Weiner from GCI for details on sponsorship programs.

Event Sub-Themes 
 Climate Change
 Environmental Justice
 Alternative Energy Solutions
 Urban Environmental Accords
 Sustainable Communities 
 High Technology and Sustainability 
 Women and the Environment
 Building the Green Economy

Previous Be-In Themes 
 8 – Freedom of Speech on the Internet (EFF Blue Ribbon campaign launch) - 1996
 9 – Cultural Diversity in Cyberspace (w/ Unity Foundation) - 1997
 10 – Human Rights in the Digital Age (with UN 50th Anniv. of Declaration of Human Rights) - 1998
 11 – Body, Mind and Cyberspace (feat. Drug Peace Campaign) - 1999
 12 – Media Revolution - 2002
 13 – Transparent Network - 2004
  
 Interested sponsors, participants and collaborators are encouraged to contact the event producers in early January.

Green Century Institute  
http://www.greencenturyinstitute.org 
Michael Gosney
 Be-In Producer
 415-531-9977
michael@greencenturyinstitute.org
Justin Weiner
 Be-In Assistant Producer
415-531-0927
justin@greencenturyinstitute.org

PlaNetwork  
http://www.planetwork.net
Karri Winn, Executive Director
 Be-In Associate Producer



May 12-14 (2006) Harbin Hot  Springs Polyamory Conference, 
http://harbin.org Calistoga / Middleton CELEBRATE RELATIONSHIP CHOICE, until 
April 1, 2006.  Email us at worldpolyamory aol com or call 808 244-
4103 if you're interested in giving a workshop, leading a 
discussion,  presenting music or dance geared to polys.



# FYI the US runs a school of assasins / torture at Ft. Benning, GA
Previously called School Of the Americas (SOA),
now called Western Hemispheric Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC).
Congress demanded SOA be closed down. So they simply renamed it.
SOA used to be in Panama, until Manuel Noriega said it had to go.
Noriega was an important drug smuggling ally for the CIA.
When he broke with the CIA because he was not happy about the US school of torture in Panama, his days were numbered. 
Two other notable men who the CIA made alliances with:
Sadam Hussein, Osama Bin Laden.
The CIA makes allies of people it can use to torture and murder it's enemies.
The CIA was arming, training and using Osama Bin Laden to fight the USSR in Afghanistan.
Before Sept 11, 2001, the CIA was negotiating an oil pipeline through Afghanistan to be built by Haliburton, paid for by Enron, to supply Unocal 76.  Those negotiations broke down.  That was plan A.
Plan B was flying our own airplanes into our own buildings and blaming them.
SEE: Operation Northwoods (1962) Plan B has been on the table for 43 years.
Cheney, Perle, Wolfowitz, et al are part of Project for a new American Century (PNAC) who wrote: (a year before 911)
Without a Pearl Harbor style invasion the American people will not accept 
the empirical mobilization necessary to seize middle eastern oil. 
CIA initiated Saddam Hussein by having him commit an assasination in Iraq to prove himself.
Once installed to power by CIA, Saddam did oversee the torture and execution of an entire generation Iraqis.
Every Iraqi student or activist who had political aspirations was killed by Saddam who was a CIA operative.
Learn more about the School of Assasins (School of Americas) at School Of Americas Watch:
http:soaw.org

  


The Great Owl Invasion
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TheNeuschwabenlandTimes/message/10037
obvious and blatant freemasonic symbols on the dollar bill, what precisely that hidden microscopic owl is doing there.
Neither will we ever be certain whether those plans for the National Mall surrounding the White House, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capital proposed by the McMillan Commission in the same year that the Bohemian Owl worshipers legally acquired their grove in California, had anything to do with why there appears to be a Giant Owl surrounding the Capitol Building.



As an American citizen I am bound by no law executed by Bush Coup.
I shall not follow any fruadulent advice from John Ashcroft or Mr Torture: Alberto Gonzales.
I am bound by no Judgement by John Roberts or any other criminal installed by BushHitler.
Wake UP America, the current organized crime family Hi-Jacking Washington, DC
is similar (in fact connected) to the NAZI hijacking of a highly civilized Germany. 

Patriot Act is illegal.  No law or provision of Patriot act is legally binding.
Any law that is repugnant to the Constitution of the United States of America
is Null and Void - Marburry V. Madison, 1803.

Any officer who attempts to enforce an illegal law such as patriot act is unlawful and may be ignored and/ or arrested.

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The Declaration of Independence of the Thirteen Colonies 
In CONGRESS, July 4, 1776 
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, 
When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. 
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. --That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, --That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security. --Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain [George III] is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world. 
He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good. 
He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them. 
He has refused to pass other Laws for the accommodation of large districts of people, unless those people would relinquish the right of Representation in the Legislature, a right inestimable to them and formidable to tyrants only. 
He has called together legislative bodies at places unusual, uncomfortable, and distant from the depository of their public Records, for the sole purpose of fatiguing them into compliance with his measures. 
He has dissolved Representative Houses repeatedly, for opposing with manly firmness his invasions on the rights of the people. 
He has refused for a long time, after such dissolutions, to cause others to be elected; whereby the Legislative powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise; the State remaining in the mean time exposed to all the dangers of invasion from without, and convulsions within. 
He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands. 
He has obstructed the Administration of Justice, by refusing his Assent to Laws for establishing Judiciary powers. 
He has made Judges dependent on his Will alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries. 
He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people, and eat out their substance. 
He has kept among us, in times of peace, Standing Armies without the consent of our legislatures. 
He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power. 
He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation: 
For Quartering large bodies of armed troops among us: 
For protecting them, by a mock Trial, from punishment for any Murders which they should commit on the Inhabitants of these States: 
For cutting off our Trade with all parts of the world: 
For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent: 
For depriving us, in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury: 
For transporting us beyond Seas to be tried for pretended offences: 
For abolishing the free System of English Laws in a neighbouring Province, establishing therein an Arbitrary government, and enlarging its Boundaries so as to render it at once an example and fit instrument for introducing the same absolute rule into these Colonies: 
For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws, and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments: 
For suspending our own Legislatures, and declaring themselves invested with power to legislate for us in all cases whatsoever. 
He has abdicated Government here, by declaring us out of his Protection and waging War against us. 
He has plundered our seas, ravaged our Coasts, burnt our towns, and destroyed the lives of our people. 
He is at this time transporting large Armies of foreign Mercenaries to compleat the works of death, desolation and tyranny, already begun with circumstances of Cruelty and perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the Head of a civilized nation. 
He has constrained our fellow Citizens taken Captive on the high Seas to bear Arms against their Country, to become the executioners of their friends and Brethren, or to fall themselves by their Hands. 
He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us, and has endeavoured to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, the merciless Indian Savages, whose known rule of warfare, is an undistinguished destruction of all ages, sexes and conditions. 
In every stage of these Oppressions We have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people. 
Nor have We been wanting in attentions to our British brethren. We have warned them from time to time of attempts by their legislature to extend an unwarrantable jurisdiction over us. We have reminded them of the circumstances of our emigration and settlement here. We have appealed to their native justice and magnanimity, and we have conjured them by the ties of our common kindred to disavow these usurpations, which, would inevitably interrupt our connections and correspondence. They too have been deaf to the voice of justice and of consanguinity. We must, therefore, acquiesce in the necessity, which denounces our Separation, and hold them, as we hold the rest of mankind, Enemies in War, in Peace Friends. 
We, therefore, the Representatives of the united States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by the Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States; that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do. And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor. 
The signers of the Declaration represented the new states as follows: 
New Hampshire: 
Josiah Bartlett, William Whipple, Matthew Thornton 
Massachusetts: 
John Hancock, Samual Adams, John Adams, Robert Treat Paine, Elbridge Gerry
Rhode Island: 
Stephen Hopkins, William Ellery 
Connecticut: 
Roger Sherman, Samuel Huntington, William Williams, Oliver Wolcott 
New York: 
William Floyd, Philip Livingston, Francis Lewis, Lewis Morris 
New Jersey: 
Richard Stockton, John Witherspoon, Francis Hopkinson, John Hart, Abraham Clark 
Pennsylvania: 
Robert Morris, Benjamin Rush, Benjamin Franklin, John Morton, George Clymer, James Smith, George Taylor, James Wilson, George Ross 
Delaware: 
Caesar Rodney, George Read, Thomas McKean 
Maryland: 
Samuel Chase, William Paca, Thomas Stone, Charles Carroll of Carrollton 
Virginia: 
George Wythe, Richard Henry Lee, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Harrison, Thomas Nelson, Jr., Francis Lightfoot Lee, Carter Braxton 
North Carolina: 
William Hooper, Joseph Hewes, John Penn 
South Carolina: 
Edward Rutledge, Thomas Heyward, Jr., Thomas Lynch, Jr., Arthur Middleton 
Georgia: 
Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, George Walton 
  
"You are a member of government. And one of that majority which has doomed my country to destruction. You've begun to burn our towns and murder our people. Look upon you hands. They are stained with the blood of your relations. You and I were long friends.You are now my enemy and I am yours.".........................Benjamin Franklin 7-5-1775 
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