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SF events 2.13 Algae Camp Berkeley tonight. Pillow Fight Wednesday!
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BM Algae Enthusiasts - Camp mtg in Berkeley 2/13/07   7pm   604 56th St  Oakland

The ORB with VJ LUNA @ Supperclub SF "Once in a Lifetime" Valentines Eve (California)
Tuesday, February 13,  8:00 PM    Supperclub   857 Harrison SF

PILLOW FIGHT!!!  6pm Justin Herman Plaza: Market @ Embarcadero

February 15: National Student Strike Against the War

Fri Feb 16 VenusEnvy 10pm. 285 9th @ Folsom

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Kathy Freston's excellent follow-up article to her 
"Vegetarian is the New Prius" called 
"A Few More Inconvenient Truths":

SFGate: Creeps beware: Web gives women revenge/Catcall recipients share their stories -- and men's photos

Jet-setters pledge to ditch air travel to save the environment

Top 10 most common environmental toxins - among thousands

Cut-flower industry relies on heavy pesticide use

Make your own flu shot.
Bill Would Make ISPs Keep Data On Users

WTC rescuers at pay phone hear loud explosions
Note the interesting comment `don't worry about it':

NYPD Officer Heard Building 7 Bombs
"The whole time you're hearing boom, boom, boom, boom, boom. I think I know an explosion when I hear it"

HAARP Holes in Heaven Mind Control Destruction NWO alternative science
Rising populations breed rising powers

What it really means to "Train the Iraqis"

February 2007 

Networking for Social Change: LinkedIn and WiserEarth at Net Tuesday
 Tuesday, February 13, 2007 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 Citizen Space 425 Second St., #300 San Francisco, California 94107
The second Tuesday of each month, social changemakers and web innovators get together to network, socialize and share ideas at Net Tuesday, an event produced by NetSquared,  a project of TechSoup,

This month our two presenters will be Dave Sanford of LinkedIn and Oz Basarir of WiserEarth. 

LinkedIn ( is a social networking site built upon trusted connections and relationships, and a powerful business network with over nine million professional members. Dave, the Assistant to the CEO of LinkedIn, will be talking about how nonprofits can use LinkedIn for their work.

WiserEarth (
is a wiki-like project to create a map of organizations devoted to sustainability. The project was initiated by Paul Hawken's Natural Capital Institute ( Oz, WiserEarth’s Technical Director, will talk about how WiserEarth will provide tools to help the hundreds of thousands of organizations that address social justice, poverty, and the environment find each other, collaborate, share resources and build alliances

Presenter bios:

Dave Sanford is the Assistant to the CEO at LinkedIn, where his cross-functional work includes analyzing new technologies, markets, and product features, as well as driving the company's philanthropic efforts. Dave graduated with honors from Stanford University in 2006 with a degree in Markets and Entrepreneurial Management, focusing on expertise and innovation. When he's not cooking up new ideas at LinkedIn, Dave spends most of his time cooking (and eating) gourmet food. For more, please see Dave's LinkedIn profile:

Oz Basarir is an independent web consultant. He is currently leading the WiserEarth technology. Over the last 14 years of his IT career, he has been in a number of development, architecture, and coaching roles. His passion is to apply his knowledge and experience in software for positive social change. He lives with his wife and daughter in San Francisco Bay Area.


BM Algae Enthusiasts - Camp mtg in Berkeley 2/13/07

Fellow Algae Enthusiasts, 

Your intrepid algae adventurers Meggio & Dr Friendly have teamed up with another BM algae team -- the Chlorophyl Collective -- to create a synergistic symbiotic algae installation of unprecedented magnitude ... we will be removing greenhouses gases from air and exhaust, transforming it (and possibly waste water as well) into biodiesel and powerful edible anti-oxidants before the public's eyes as they share the algae's high-oxygen breath... 

Looking for visual artists, architects, construction workers, educators & explainers, algae tenders, greenhouse makers, audio artists, scientists, ecosystem visionaries, gas and liquid system engineers, and all lovers of single-celled living ... 

your input is invited ... come and meet us and our new collaborators. we will soon be submitting the proposal. 

7 pm Tuesday February 13th, 
604 56th St  Oakland, CA 94609 

+ + + original posting + + + 

View listing: 
Save-the-World Algae Farm BM 07 

Interactive installation at Burning Man aka Greening Man 2007. 

Biofuels are all over the news these days as a non-toxic way to eliminate greenhouse gases and our dependency on petroleum. But, to grow enough fuel for the U.S. using land crops (soybeans, switchgrass, ?waste? cellulose, etc.) would require more than the entire area of the country and cause massive ecological damage. How can we grow all the fuel we need without injuring our precious cropland, topsoil, and water supplies? 

Microalgae produce prodigious amounts of biodiesel fuel and can be grown in salt water. This means it can be farmed in oceans, inland salt water lakes or non-productive land area (such as the playa!), reserving our fertile land and fresh water for ecosystems and growing food. Algae are also many times more productive per acre than any other biofuel technology. For example, a one-acre algae pond (208 feet x 208 feet) could supply fuel to 10+ ordinary diesel cars year-round. Algae can simultaneously treat wastewater and produce valuable co-products (fertilizer, nutrients, pigments, etc.). Because of the simplicity of making biodiesel from algae oil, DIY-ers, cooperatives, environmentalists, developing countries, and just about anyone can participate in this economical, eco-friendly approach to fuel-self sufficiency. 

We are seeking collaborators and like-minded spirits to build and operate an inspirational educational algal biodiesel production facility for the 2007 Burning Man festival and beyond. We will show 40,000+ burners how to grow and harvest fast-growing, clean-smelling algae and make it into fuel! 

We are building a greenhouse sanctuary to house the algae pool and Zen teahouse where we will serve green algae smoothies in the humid, oxygen-rich atmosphere generated by the algae. Evaporated water will be returned to the pond, minimizing water loss. Adjacent will also be the biodiesel oil washing system, and an area for educational exhibits. The minimal energy required for the algae growth and processing will be supplied by solar cells and solar heaters. 

In the current conception, the algae pond will be approximately 6 inches deep and circle around a central lounge zone. Air-plants and algae-inspired art will also hang in the space, creating a healthful, contemplative atmosphere. 

If you are interested and would like to help out, please mail us or come to our upcoming organizational meetings on the development of this playa installation. Enthusiastic algae farmers, educators, engineers, designers and builders are most welcome! 

To learn more and/or become a contributor to this project, please contact 
Dr Friendly by emailing drfriendly at 

For more info check these links: 
single cell solution 
algae farm 
BM 07


Indecent: How I Make It and Fake It as a Girl for Hire events » arts
Of Indecent, Daphne Gottlieb writes, “Lewis delivers a book free of...
Tuesday, February 13, 2007 - 7:30 PM
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The ORB with VJ LUNA @ Supperclub SF "Once in a Lifetime" Valentines Eve (California)
	Tuesday, February 13,  8:00 PM
Supperclub   857 Harrison St SAN FRANCISCO, CA view map
415-348-0900 Tuesday, Feb. 13th	

857 Harrison Street 

In their first small venue show in San Francisco in years ALEX PATERSON and THOMAS FEHLMAN bring you LE PETIT ORB for this exclusive pre-Valentine's Day event at Supperclub. Don't miss out on serious orb-ness performed live by this legendary dynamic duo. Le Petit Orb have prepared two special shows for the night. VJ Luna will provide the visuals. 

First off, for a few lucky guests interested in making the event extra special, a limited number of tickets are still available for Supperclub's "once in a lifetime" dinner/show featuring a 5-course gourmet dinner w/live performance for $150. Tickets for that are available and that ticket includes admission to afterparty. The after-party also features the headliner along with local support and doors begin at 9pm for the after-party. 

$150 dinner tickets still available (click below to buy now) / 7pm dinner / 8pm show / 21+ up 

$15 after-party will call advance online special (1.50 service charge applies) $20 at the door / 21+ up


Wed Feb 14

SF Liberation Radio Goes Head-to-Head vs. FCC
Sun Feb 11 2007 Ninth Circuit Court Convenes on UC Berkeley Campus to Hear Oral Arguments
 Three years after it was raided by armed federal marshals, SFPD and FCC agents, SF Liberation Radio will have its day in court on Wednesday, Feb. 14th, in a special federal court session convening on the UC Berkeley campus. SFLR, through counsel Mark Vermeulen and other pro bono attorneys from the National Lawyers Guild, will argue that the federal government violated the station’s first amendment rights when it obtained a warrant for the seizure of the equipment through a back-door, ex parte procedure. The US Government utilized a maritime law to conduct the raid without giving advance notice to the station, arguing that a radio station is literally like a ship that may sail away in the night. 

Read more on Indybay's Indymedia page


Feb 14 demo at SF General Hospital, about rising cost of Cal state pot cards

Protest at SF General Hospital 
to Re-instate City Medical Pot Card

by Naomi Grafitti
 ( scorpiosistah [at] ) 
Axis of Love San Francisco
 is Putting a Call out to all Medical Marijuana
Patients, Disability Activists, Aids Activists and Our
Allies in San Francisco to Come and Protest the
IMMENSE Increase in the FEE for a State Medical
Marijuana Card by Over $125 bucks – Ross Mirkarimi has
put a resolution to reinstate the city card program
that would cost 25-50 bucks. 
It is facing an uphill battle.
Calling all the allies of the crips, disabled folks,
PWAs, survivors of cancer, vets- come on out hippies,
anarchists, libertarians and dykes, queers and

Where Is the Love? 

Come to San Francisco General Hospital
 on Valentine's Day to show support for
  reinstating the local SF (city-county) 
Medical Marijuana Card Program
 in the face of an enormous fee hike in the state card

 The cards are necessary to enter the dispensaries and
hold and smoke medical marijuana "legally" in CA. But
given that many patients live under the poverty level
and cannot afford both the doctors visit and the card
this hike will criminalize the poor. So the homeless
in Golden Gate Park cannot access the dispensaries. So
the folks on SSI might go to jail.... 

When: Valentine's Day- February 14th at noon. 
Where- The Love Statue 
at San Francisco General Hospital 
The number 9, 33, 24 and 48 buses 
will take you there...

Let the Love Children of San Francisco rise again! 

Let the ghosts of the AIDS activists who died while
working on prop 215 walk among us, whispering-
"Have some freakin heart" 

And remember- 30,000 vets are coming back from that
damn war- wounded. with a system that will not take
care of them- with PTSD, amputations, spinal cord

We all owe them something.  In Love and Rage,  Naomi Graffiti 
FORWARDED by Tortuga. 
SUN, POB 426937, SF, CA 94142-6937


Hi friends of the Memorial Oak Grove,
Here's an event we suspect you'll love. The first walk is this Wed (Valentine's Day), meet at 5pm at the oak grove.
Ignacio Chapela invites you:

Please join me   on an Academic   Walk   for no credit
Walk, Talk, Buck the Fence:
What’s at stake in the Ecology
of Berkeley’s Strawberry Canyon
with expert guests
Every Wednesday, at 5 pm, beginning on Valentine’s,
we will engage in public surveys of the perimeter of the wildscapes
at stake in the next proposed steps for the filling of the Canyon by
the UC-LBL Rad-Labs, and now British Petroleum. 

Bring weather-appropriate clothing, maybe some food, and share this walk, while you still can, with experts in:

History, Biotech, Politics, Energy, Privatization of Public Spaces and Public Discourse, Ecology, Wildlife, Urbanization, Poetry and Music.

Meet and start at Memorial Grove, 5 pm Wednesdays. Memorial Grove is also known as “The Oaks”, located by the International House at Piedmont and Bancroft, in Berkeley. Additional walks on selected Sundays. 

Contact: canyonwalks@gmail


so, if you?re not doing something....

Date & Time: 2007-02-14 6:00 PM
....more disgustingly cute on Valentine ?s Day...?
I?d love to share a pillow fight with you.

The Great San Francisco Pillow Fight
6pm on Valentine?s Day
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Justin Herman Plaza
Embarcadaro & Market, SF

2006 photos by Russ Juskalian:


For all you lonely Valentiners	

Think Cupid is Stupid? Wanna smack someone for all those times you got stuck with sucky valentine poopie pie? 

I do. 

Well at least with a bag for of feathers and this looks like a great way to do it. Anyway let me know if you want to join me and get down with some tag team smack down. The more the merrier. 

no luv fo uuuuu JUST SMACK DOWWWN n DURTY ..... (but not if ur purty ~:B) 


This just in from an anonymous source…making its way back around to the US, a massive Pillow Fight is being planned for 6pm on Valentine’s Day (Wednesday February 14th) at San Francisco’s Justin Herman Plaza (at Market and Embarcadero). 
Directions to Justin Herman Plaza 
1 Market St 

1) Tell everyone you know about PILLOW FIGHT!!! 
2) Tell everyone you know about PILLOW FIGHT!!! 
3) Wait for the Ferry Building clock to strike 6:00pm 
4) Don’t hit anyone without a pillow (unless they want it) 
5) Don’t hit anyone with a camera 
6) HAVE FUN!!! 

(Rain plan: put your pillow in a plastic bag, see Rules 1 - 6) 
Please bring only pillows filled with natural materials (like cotton, hemp, and down) and not synethetics which will wash into the Bay and harm marine life, thank you. 

Click to View 
History of Pillow Fight Club 

2006 photos by Russ Juskalian 
Leave it to a place like San Francisco to host the most visible incarnation of the Pillow Fight's flash-mob-esque gathering, and subsequent public pillow fight. I would say that a safe thousand people were milling around Justin Herman Plaza at Embarcadero and Market Streets in Downtown San Francisco. As the Ferry Building's clock struck 6pm, the lovey-rage could be cut with a knife from the air around. As 6pm approached, two lines were formed, people wielding pillows took one last breath of air: and running full speed at one another, a Braveheart-like scenario played out. The feathers were everywhere, pilling up to six inches in some parts.


Film - 9/11 Mysteries, Part 1: Demolitions, Wednesday, February 14, 2007, 4:00 PM
San Francisco State University, Cesar Chavez Student Center, Rosa Parks D
1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, 

The film 9/11 Mysteries, Part 1: Demolitions will be screened and a follow-up discussion will be held. For questions or further information please contact nineelevenmovement@yahoo

911 - inside job. Demand investigation! - - - - - -

beware of 911 disinfo:


Rosin Coven's Valentine's Soiree
Wednesday, February 14th & Thursday, February 15th
@ Mojito Restaurant 1337 Grant Ave (@ Vallejo)
Restaurant doors open at 6pm for dinner (not required for show)
Join Rosin Coven for a sexy, loungey Valentine's dinner soiree at Mojito Restaurant and Live Music Lounge. 
Located in the heart of North Beach, this swank little spot seats only about 100 per night, so advance tickets are highly recommended.
- Wednesday Feb 14th - Valentine's Dinner & Show @ 8:00pm
- Thursday Feb 15th - "Tear in Your Martini Night" @ 9:00pm
Advance Tickets & Info:


Thursday: Community Tree Sit-in, please come and show your support

Dear Friends of the Oaks,

You are invited to participate in a Community Tree Sit-In this Thursday Feb 15 to make a major statement of support on behalf of the Oak Grove Tree-Sit.

This is a call for volunteers to take brief 30 minute to one hour turns in a low height secure tree platform. (This is the same platform where Shirley Dean, Betty Olds, and Sylvia McLaughlin sat, safely accessible via ladder.)

We're holding this event because UC administration is telling the media that the tree-sit protest is not supported by the broader community. The University Administration also announced Monday that they are considering plans to fence off the grove and evict the current tree-sitters.

This is a critical moment.  Your support can make a real difference.

To demonstrate just how diverse our supporters are, including students, faculty members, and community members, we're asking you to please come join us for the event on Thursday.

The event will be structured as follows: 

- Volunteer Tree-Sitters will spend a 1/2 hour to 1 hour in the tree. (WEATHER expected to be dry!)

- Press conference Thurs at 9am (Please come, whether you are a tree-sit volunteer or just supporter)

- a sit-in/vigil for 24 hours, from Thurs 9am to Fri at 9am.

If you would like to participate, please contact Matthew at 510-841-4061 or 510-684-7233 (feel free to leave a voicemail), or respond to this email, and we can answer any questions you have and schedule you for a time to sit in the tree (which can be anytime between Thurs 9am and Fri 9am).

Thanks for your continued support!    For the trees,

the Save the Oaks at the Stadium Coalition       @


February 15: National Student Strike Against the War

Students at UC - Santa Barbara have initiated a one day student strike against the war on February 15th.   February 15th marks the 4th anniversary of when millions of people came out around the world to protest Bush's planned war on Iraq. In the wake of Bush's escalation of a war that has already caused the deaths of 655,000 Iraqis and over 3,000 US soldiers, and threats to attack Iran, this student strike is urgently needed, and must spread to other campuses quickly. Now is not the time to be waiting for Congress to make slow incremental steps towards some eventual phased withdrawal. Now is the time for millions of people to get out and demand an end to the war immediately and the Bush administration be impeached for war crimes.

Latest list of campuses organizing acrions on Feb. 15 (latest additions at the top):
Fordham University (NYC)
Columbia University - Noon at Low Plaza 2:00 P.M. Teach-In at Lerner c555
Georgia State University
University of North Carolina - Greensboro
Atrium Fountain 11:00 A.M.
Columbia College (Chicago) 8:00 A.M
623 S. Wabash Lobby - Will Go All Day
Lewis & Clark College (Portland, Oregon)
Mills College
Occidental College (LA)
San Francisco State  - Malcom X Plaza
UC - Berkeley@ Sproul Plaza 11:00 a.m. to be joined by Fremont High and Berkeley High
UC - Santa Barbara
UC Davis - Memorial Union Quad 11 A.M.-2 P.M.
UC Santa Cruz - 12pm to 3 pm at the Baytree/Quarry Plaza.
Sonoma State - Meet at the Clock Tower
12:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M Following a week long sit-in
Vanderbilt - Meeting outside the cafeteria at  lunchtime and marching to the  Community Chapel


Vigil for animals on the 15th, as the Year of the Dog ends...UCSF sued again

Dear Animal Advocates, Companions, Lovers, Liberators and Vigilers! 
The next vigil on behalf of animals incarcerated and exploited in laboratory experiments at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) will be held on the third Thursday of the month (as usual) - February 15, 4:30 PM (till about 6 PM).  This will be the last vigil of the Year of the Dog (Chinese Calendar); the Year of the Boar (or Pig) begins on February 18.
The vigil will be held at UCSF's Parnassus Campus at 513 Parnassus Avenue in San Francisco.  (Please see information on public transportation to UCSF below.)
UCSF sued again:  Once again I have sued UCSF because of the university's delinquency in answering several records requests I had made pursuant to the California Public Records Act.  Corey Evans, attorney at law, filed suit on my behalf just today, Friday, February 9, 2007.  On the one hand, I feel lucky that I have acquired the services of Mr. Evans, a gentleman (in the truest sense of the word) and successful lawyer.  Yet on the other hand, it is a shame that I have had to go to such ends to acquire information that I am entitled to by law.  In any case, we will be attempting to acquire a variety of UCSF documents, including information on research that UCSF has contracted with the US Department of Defense to conduct, research protocols involving dogs at the university, medical records for dogs used in a cardiology research project, and UCSF's Annual Report of Research Facility for 2006.  Corey Evans feels we have a good case, and success is likely; thus we may have these important documents by early spring.  Time will tell.
Note Regarding Public Transportation:  If you would like to take public transportation to UCSF, the San Francisco Muni buses #6 and #43 both go right by the vigil's venue on Parnassus Avenue; also you can take the N-Judah streetcar, get off at Carl & Arguello streets, and take the elevator (going up) within the UCSF facility to get to Parnassus Avenue.  If you are coming from the East Bay, you can take BART, get off at any stop between Embarcadero and Civic Center in San Francisco, and then take an N-Judah streetcar going outbound (and follow directions above regarding N-Judah streetcar).
And please remember to be kind to yourself, as well as other animals.  Hope to see you at the vigil - take care!
Bob O'Brien

To subscribe to Bay Area Animal Rights Network please send blank email 


Ma.gnolia's First Birthday Party Thursday, February 15, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 Citizen Space 425 Second St., #300 San Francisco, California 94107


NPC Speaker Series February 15th
Parks in the Era of Global Warming
Join NPC on February 15th for a panel discussion on how parks are part of the global warming equation. 
Sports Basement, Presidio 
610 Mason St. 
6:00 to 7:30 PM	
Come early & SHOP! Receive a 15% discount on one entire purchase, with 5% of each purchase donated to NPC. Click to PRINT coupon and bring to store. 

Kelly Quirke, Executive Director, Friends of the Urban Forest 
Bruce Riordan, An Inconvenient Truth Presenter, Founder, Elmwood Consulting 
Sarah Sutton, Landscape Architect & Principal, DC&E Planning 

RSVP to 415-621-3260 or
*Wine and Cheese Provided
Transit: Buses 29 Sunset, 43 Masonic, 82X Levi Plaza/CalTrain Express Presidio Shuttle Schedule: 
For complete flyer, click here 
For a complete list of NPC events, click here 

Kelly Quirke, Executive Director, Friends of the Urban Forest
Kelly Quirke has been Executive Director for Friends of the Urban Forest (FUF) for three years, and working for environmental and human rights' causes for over 20 years, including numerous years with Greenpeace on global warming. In 2006, FUF celebrated its 25th anniversary and planting over 40,000 trees in San Francisco. 

Bruce Riordan, An Inconvenient Truth Presenter, Founder & Principal, Elmwood Consulting
Bruce Riordan founded Elmwood Consulting in 1998 and was recently trained to present his version of Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth. Elmwood Consulting works with public agencies, the private sector and community organizations to improve the health and well-being of Bay Area residents. Current projects focus on public transportation, land use and climate change. 

Sarah Sutton, Landscape Architect, Principal, DC&E/WMA Planning
Sarah Sutton, a licensed Landscape Architect, has over 20 years of experience in public and private sector design including parks, streetscapes, trails, housing, plazas and creek enhancements. As a LEED accredited professional, her focus is on sustainable design and construction, maintaining a strong commitment to environmental stewardship in planning, design and project implementation.     Hope to see you soon!


Alex Wilson: Passive Survivability 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
February 15 in San Francisco at the Pacific Energy Center Howard @ 4th/5th
Alex Wilson, Executive Editor of Environmental Building News, will discuss the concept of passive survivability--a building's ability to maintain critical life-support conditions if services such as power, heating fuel, or water are lost--and why it should become a standard design criterion for houses, apartment buildings, schools, and certain other building types. Co-sponsored with Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility.


Northern California 9-11 Truth Alliance Meeting, Thursday, February 15, 2006
 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Grand Lake Neighborhood Center, 530 Lake Park Avenue,  Oakland

911 - inside job. Demand investigation! - - - - - -

beware of 911 disinfo:


What's New in Green Building Products
February 16 in San Francisco at the Pacific Energy Center
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
In this informal program, Alex Wilson of Environmental Building News will describe new green building products and lead a discussion with participants. The discussion will focus on new products, their pros and cons, and approaches to incorporating new products into projects.


February 16: Supervisor Mirkarimi's 3rd Friday Art Opening
Featuring the work of Martin Grizzell, " Tapestry: When a Door is a Window"
Time: 5-8 pm SF  City Hall, Room 282, Polk @ Grove


Peter Phillips, "Impeachment," Friday, February 16, 2007, 
7:30 pm, 500 W. Middlefield Road, Mountain View, CA   

Peter Phillips, Co-author of - Impeach the President - The Case Against Bush and Cheney
Friday, February 16, 2007, 7:30 pm, Willow Park Clubhouse, 500 W Middlefield Road, Mountain View, CA 

Peter Phillips,associate Professor at Sonoma State University and Director of Project Censored will be speaking in Mountain View about the crimes Bush/Cheney, on the case for impeachment, and the growing impeachment movement, and how we can all help. Detailed directions: Willow Park Condo Clubhouse, at the Intersection of Moffett Blvd. and W. Middlefield Rd. Mountain View (Enter from Moffett Blvd., just north of Middlefield Rd.) Call 650-691-1215 for more details. 
FREE, but DONATIONS will be much appreciated.   A Benefit for the Silicon Valley impeachment Coalition 


The Valentines Day Liberation Army (VDLA) has a new plan of attack!  Hearts will now be shattered FRIDAY FEB 16, 9PM til late!
With an amazing lineup of DJ's and all kindsa other cool shit, you won't want to miss it! 
3030B 16th Street @ Mission check out flyer here:
this is a queer friendly, sex positive event. 
no oppressive language or behaviour


Fri Feb 16 VenusEnvy, which starts at 10pm. 285 9th @ Folsom


Forest benefit at Ashkenaz March 16

Who and What:
9th  annual "Stomp the Stumps"  dance party for the forests. Benefits Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters (BACH) and Earth First!
Live music with
Workingman’s Ed
Funky Nixons
Gary Gates Band
       Plus videos and auction in action room
Friday, March 16
           Doors at 8 pm
           Ashkenaz Club
                    1317 San Pablo Ave. (at Gilman), Berkeley
Admission: Sliding scale, $12-$15        $10 students (with i.d.)
ALL AGES venue, kids under 12 free
For More Information: BACH (510) 548-3113 or   For advance tickets:

Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters 
2530 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, California 94702
bach at


> Links to photos from Sea of Dreams NYE @

ANON SALON confesses
Venus Envy


285 9th Street (@ Folsom) in SF

Suggestive Donations:
$10 before 10:30 / $15 devoted/ $20 ambivalent


Temple of the Heaving Bosoms
~ SLY (Sub Dub Luv)
~ BEN DAVIS (Tweekin' Records) [link] [link]
vs. SHARON BUCK (Green Gorilla Lounge) [link] [link]
~ EPROM (Nexus)
~ SAMIRA (SisterSF) (Seismic) [link]

Funk-tional Devotions
~ LEOPARD SKIN UKE (Belinda Blair) [link]
~ Z.O.N.K. (Up & Down LoveTempo Live!) [link] [link]

Venus Inamorata
Venus In Her Dreams
~ Photo Tableaus by FAITH ALLEN [link]
Corner of Adornments
~ FATI  BELOVED (DIY Adornments)
~ ROSANNA (Makeup)
~ (What I Love!) - DAX LEE
DIY Wall of Beauty
~ Your Thoughts, Your Pictures & Drawings
Sweet Offerings
~ Beauty Deconstructed / Video by RADIA
~ Emboldened Visages / OCEANA
~ Old-Fashioned Love Songs / KARAOKE
~ Sparkle Zone / DEE DEE RUSSELL [link]
~ Aphrodesial Truffles / ZoECACAo [link]
~ Guardian @ the Gate - ISSAC ARR.
~ LIGHTN' WIRE [link]
& More!

Sat Feb 17

Sat, Feb 17 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  Seed Starting and Seedling Care
Garden for the Environment 7th Ave. at Lawton St San Francisco


Beginner Hoopdance Class Series events » community
Hello Lovelies! Wow! What an amazing weekend....I have just fini... 
Saturday, February 17, 2007 - 5:00 PM


Post Valentine Potluck Honoring Newly Weds, Howard & Angie Dykoff
Co-Hosted with East Bay Veg*ns
Saturday, February 17: Socializing & Appetizers 5:00 p.m.; Dining 
6:00 p.m.; Dancing 8:00 p.m.
At the home of Elizabeth Bechtold, 633 Glenwood Isle, Alameda.  
Attire Dressy.
$1 suggested donation with food; $10 without food.
Enjoy good food and décor with a Valentine theme. 
Directions: From 880, take High Street Alameda Exit.  At stoplight, 
turn west onto High Street and proceed over bridge 1.5 miles.  Turn 
right onto Otis Drive and right onto Glenwood.  Call 510-864-1111 for 
last minute directions or to volunteer beforehand.  (No door fee for 
those arriving two hours early to volunteer to help set up or prepare 
raw appetizers.) sf veg soc


Progressive Inauguration
Saturday, Feb 17, join the SF Green Party and our allies as we
celebrate the victories of 2006 with an evening of food, fun, and
politics.  Featuring Jane Kim, Ross Mirkarimi, Chris Daly, Sarah
Lipson, and BoE President Mark Sanchez.
7 - 10 pm Dance Mission Theater, 3316 24th St, @ Mission St, SF
$7 suggested donation
John-Marc Chandonia (jmc @ 
San Francisco Green Party CC mailing list
CC @  To unsubscribe or change options, go here:


Sat, Feb 17, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Progressive Inauguration Celebration
Dance Mission Theatre 3316 24th Street near Mission Street
San Francisco, Santa Cruz, Stanford


A Birthday Bash for Julia Butterfly Hill & Circle of Life!!!

Saturday, Feb 17th, 2007 2398 Sir Francis Drake Fairfax 94930
Doors 7pm Dinner 7pm - 8:30(food all night, too) Dance: 8pm-12:30am
Admission $15.00 Live Line Up:
Luna Groove (nu-breed cyberfunk), Baga Bae (West African AfroBeat), DJ Dragonfly (globalfunk), 
MJ Greenmountain (Hamsa Lila)  and....Julia Butterfly Hill (poetry/spoken word)!

Dear Friends of the Environment and Dance!

Now here is a great reason to get together next week:

An evening of excellent music (live and DJ'd) great food and great community (to rally around a great cause): All on the occasion of an auspicious birthday!

Julia Butterfly Hill’s birthday bash fundraiser for Circle of Life:

Lydia’s Organics, Groove Garden and three great local acts have banded together to throw a fundraiser for what we believe to be very worthy cause – especially in this time of heightened environmental awareness. That cause is Circle of Life:

Based in Oakland, Circle of Life was founded to promote the sustainability, restoration and preservation of life. It is a stand for peace, justice and environmental sustainability; and in that space, it creates powerful events and meaningful opportunities for people and organizations to make a difference in the world we share. 

All talent involved, bands and artists alike, are donating time and creativity to Circle of life. Lydia's Organics has underwritten the entire cost of the event. Circle of Life will receive 100% of the door!!

So in the spirit of The Groove Garden come join us for an outstandingly good time - - and we'll see you on the dancefloor!

The evening commences with a community dinner featuring the excellent culinary forays of food pioneer and respected chef, Lydia Kindheart 


Wet Spots events Saturday, February 17,  8:00 PM 
the Mission 2519 Mission @ 21st St, Across from Medjool, SF


BOHEMIAN CARNIVAL Monthly Indie Circus Orgy - Sat, Feb 17 - DNA Lounge

Looky what we've found: It's a kaleidoscope with a revolution inside. Here...hold our circus: Twist it, turn it, flip it upside down, straddle it, cross your eyes, lick the lens, eat it -- it's your toy, so play away. Act now and receive a mini-series of post-event dream spectaculars at no additional cost, delivered directly to your brain in the comfort of your bed.

We recommend buying yourself advance tickets for this particular adventure, for the pace has picked up for ye ole Bohemian Carnival and the show may sell out this time around -- this month promises to be one of the finest acid trips you've never been on.

Saturday, February 17, 2007
DNA Lounge
375 11th St. between Folsom and Harrison, SF
9pm - late; 21+
Tix: $15 in advance (thru, $20 at the door

With your hosts:
Vau de Vire Society -

And special guests:
Kid Beyond -
Cirque Berzerk - http://www.cirqueberzerk
Xeno -
Laird -
Majitope -
The Nekyia -
Klown Kollective -
Shrine - Live painting and circus therapy sessions
...and an ever-morphing cast of characters and charismatics

Peepshow Minigolf -
The Bumblefumbler - Dozen-orificed human grope box
The Insta-Klown Booth - On-the-fly klownification chop shop
And much Much MO'


Every sunday 2-4 pm PROTEST FUR @ Neiman Marcus Geary @ Stockton, Union Square


STOMPY + SUNSET winter love jam
Sunday, February 18th, 2007
Cafe Cocomo. 650 Indiana St. at Mariposa, san francisco
3pm - 2am, 21+ $10 b4 5pm. $20 after
DJs:   SOLAR    GALEN    J-BIRD   DERON   TASHO   + special guests: 
JASON HODGES (Toronto ~ Oomph, Aroma Recordings)
visual romance by: mark johns aka slide & spin


Tue, Feb 20, 8:30pm: Berkeley Free if you register online
AcroPlay: Contact Yoga, Flying, WrestleDance, Partner Massage & more!


Film Screening: High Crimes, and "Setting the Table for Impeachment"
Thursday, February 22, 2007
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Grand Lake Theater, Oakland, California 
Discussion panel featuring Impeachment and Scholarly Experts including Peter Phillips of Project Censored and author of a new book on impeachment and Larry Everest, scholar and author of "Oil, Power, and Empire" and a the brand new film by filmographer Jacob Clapsaddle. 
A benefit for Impeach Bush-Cheney. Tickets- $15- 7 sliding scale. Call 510- 845-4154. Get involved- Organizing meetings- Sundays- Beginning 1/21 3PM @ 211 Allston Way in Downtown Berkeley. 
More details and downloadable flyers at


Film Screening: High Crimes, (Speakers on Impeachment), Thursday, February 23, 2007
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm, Grand Lake Theater, Oakland, California 


Chinese New Year Celebration - Year of the Fire Boar  Fri. Feb23
This has got to be one of the funnest all night dance parties of the
year, happening at 1015 Folsom. And I will be parading with the Santa
Cruz Samba Circus Dancers and Drummers. Yay! Come check it out!

Annual Midnight Procession & Dragon Dance with the White Crane Lion
Santa Cruz Samba Circus Dancers and Drummers, Visuals by Dax & Sponge
make your own Pig Mask, Live Art by Clay, face painting, organic treats
by Convergence,  and many Surprises ! 

Presale tickets here

We have the most amazing line up of Djs / live musicians / electronic
artists / performances / live video 
art / live painting / face painting , make making and more, ever
assembled under one roof. 

Bassbin Twins - Live Set (Belgin Breaks, Skint, Marine Parade And
Southern Fried Records)

Bassnectar (Lorin) hardly needs any introduction, always fresh, smart,
swampalishious BASS

Glitch Mob - You know that music that makes your ass go bump and brings
your mind along for the ride 
Featuring all the Mob residents( Ooah "THE MOB BOSS", Kitty-D "THE

Gamelan X -

Random Rab (El Circo) Playing a live set of original music with vocals
Rena Jones - Live set with Cello and Violin

Jonah Sharp with Mr. Projectile -

Brother - elf commander the bass expander  
John Howard – (Om Records) 
Mozaic - whatever he plays he does it with style 
Mancub and Captain Kirk (space cowboys) 
Little John (Raindance founding member and resident DJ) 
Adam Ohana - (Get Freaky) keeps SF bumpin 
Hypnotech – ( 
Neptune (Spiritual technology) 
Digital Honey ( The Dynamic Duo of Alia Wolfe and Ginger Vaugn) 
Subal (Back from his tour of the Sub Continent) 
Mycho –(Fringe founder / resident) 
EPROM – (Nexus secret weapon) 
Lazy Slave ( plucked from the fiery caverns of krizzonnia ) 

presale tickets online here

We have choose to hold the event at 1015 Folsom for the second year in
a row. 
If you hold any doubt about our commitment and ability to transform the
into a temple of fun. Just ask anyone who was there last year. It was a
beautiful event. 

To stay updated on upcoming events, priority for presale info for
Events - text “raindance” to 67463 (Msgme) 
please go to for more info 
limited presale for $15 available Feb 1st /$20 Door 
Streetlight records 939 Pacific Ave in Santa Cruz 
Distractions 1552 Haight St. San Francisco 
or online now @ 
10pm - 6am / 21 and up 


Feb 23-25: 911 Accountability, Strategies & Solutions Conference: Chandler, AZ.

911 Accountability
Strategies & Solutions Conference

Feb 23-25, 2007
San Marcos Resort
Chandler, AZ

Sofia 911Mysteries
Kyle Hence · Barbara Honegger
Carol Brouillet · Ed Haas · Meria Heller
Kevin Barrett · Alex Jones · Dr. Bob Bowman
Alessandra Soler Meetze · Janette MacKinlay
Loose Change · Jeff Farias ·  Steven E. Jones
Jim Marrs · Peter Phillips · Gary Franchi
Elizabeth De La Vega · Ernie Hancock
Peter Dale Scott · Webster Tarpley
Dave vonKleist · Eric D. Williams
and many more!*

*Over 50 confirmed speakers!

Two Program Tracks:
.............. Accountability ..............
and more!

............. Education & Research .............
Unifying the Scholars
and more!

Strategy Workshops

Documentary Film Marathon

Programs are under
Development - more details soon!

Conference Times:
Press Conference........ 4:00 pm Friday (Feb 23)
Registration & Events begin at 5:00 pm Friday
and continue through Sunday evening
(Pre & Post Conference Activities)

Registration Costs:
Limited Rooms & Seating
Preregistration is advised!

Full Weekend ............................... $129.00 per person
Single Day Pass: Sat or Sun ........ $70.00 per person
Single Evening Pass: Friday ........ $35.00 per person

Hurry! $99 Early Bird offer expires Feb 4

Credentialed Media - Admitted Free
Contact Penny for Verification

Pay by credit card ........
or send checks to ........
911 Truth of AZ
5501 N 7th Ave #412
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Questions: 602-714-1174

Room Rate:
The discount rate is $140 per night.
To coordinate room sharing contact Mary at
mlokers"at" .... 231-832-2256

Resort guests will receive
a custom "DVD pack"
and free admission to
"Meet & Mingle with Presenters"
To reserve your room please contact
the San Marcos Resort at
480-812-0900 or toll free 800-528-8071
480-963-6777/Fax or info"at"
Reserve your room today!

Transportation to and from the airport
will be provided by 911 Accountability with your room
reservation number attached to your registration.
Call the conference hotline and we will arrange your pickup!
(some restrictions apply)

For selling or promoting products,
some tables are still available.
See "Exhibitor's Info" at

Make a Contribution:
Volunteer your skills
Donate Time and/or Money
Local & National Volunteers
contact Renee at reneepaz"at"

Sponsorship Levels:
Be a Friend, Patriot or Super Patriot !!
"I Sponsored the 911 Accountability Conference" (T-Shirt)
Gifts available for your generous contributions

Again, please distribute and post widely and freely!

Thank you!
Kent Knudson
Chair 911 Accountability Conference is a project of 911 Truth of Arizona
5501 N 7th Ave #412   |   Phoenix, AZ 85013   |   602-714-1174

911 - inside job. Demand investigation! - - - - - -

beware of 911 disinfo:

Sat Feb 24

Sat, Feb 24, 2007      2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
[view]	Workshop on Designing Leaflets w/Russell Kilday-Hicks
2940 16th Street, Room 204 (between Mission and South Van Ness)


Celebrate the Year of the Boar
Gung Hay Fat Choy
Chinese New Year Dining Out, Saturday, February 24 at 6:00 p.m.
Layonna's (Newly Opened Vegetarian Restaurant)
1829 Clement Street, between 19th & 20th Avenue, San Francisco
Organized by Sharon Leong and Winnie.
$18 per person includes tax, tip, and tea.  Make checks out and mail 
to SFVS, c/o Joseph Cadiz, 73 Rondel Place, San Francisco CA 94103 by 
February 21.  
Menu: Vegetable Small Steamed Bun, Braised Tofu with Brown Sauce, 
Golden Mushroom with Tofu, Deep Fried Filet Fish in Brown Sauce, 
Sauteed String Beans, House Delight with Crispy Taro & Bean Curd 
Sheet, Special Chinese New Year Entrée, Brown Rice, Tea.  The vegan 
dinner will have no msg.  (The restaurant usually puts a little msg 
in the food.)  Menu subject to change.  For more information, call 
415-273-5481. SF vegetarian society


Sun Feb 25

Every sunday 2-4 pm PROTEST FUR @ Neiman Marcus Geary @ Stockton, Union Square


Mar 2007

March 3 - Burning Man's Flambé Lounge Burning Equinox (Still in planning stage - details will be announced when set) 

March 3rd “Burnal Equalnox” can setup tables, etc. - we want a green zone
Greening the burn Tribe on

Save the Date for Solstinox - March 3, 2007
Do you all remember that one night of the year we are farthest from the Man, yet equally distant from two encounters with his flames?
Do you all remember the intense playa energy this planetary alignment generates, and how hard it kicks us into the season of Man?
It’s coming back. Soon!
This year, it will be at Mighty in SF. It will be mighty big. The events committee that puts on SF Decom will make it happen. And it will be a fundraiser for Black Rock Arts Foundation. This year, the vision we created in 04 is all coming together!
That special night of the year our spirits named Solstinox is coming back March 3. If you don’t save the date, you must not remember…
I can’t wait to dance with your playa souls again when the planets align.   Sunshine
PS: More to come when it comes.  

March 4 big cleanup day w/ Ocean Beach Foundation
Burners without Borders will be meeting Mar. 6 @7pm at the Burning Man office.
March 6 at 7-8:30pm. @ Burning Man Office 1900 3rd Street ( corner of 16th and 3rd. )
Q? Call Carmen @ 415-368-3704 sanfrancisco-announce mailing list
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Male Genital Massage to Access Erotic Trance States
A class and demonstration with Joseph Kramer, Ph.D.
March 8, 7-10pm, Oakland CA

Justice and Freedom Conference 
March 9-11, 2007
The Atrium Hotel
18700 MacArthur Blvd., Irvine, CA 
Speakers include: 
William Rodriguez
Steven Jones
Kevin Barrett
Dylan Avery, Korey Rowe, or Jason Bermas (creators' of Loose change)
April Gallop (survivor from the Pentagon attack),br> William Blume (Author of innumerable exposes on the CIA- including Killing Hope)
Webster Griffin Tarpley 
Details at All out for the 4th Anniversary of the War, March 17, 2007!
MASS ACTIONS on Sat., March 17 Washington,
San Francisco,  Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, and other cities.
Mar 18 More Actions! Out Of Iraq! Anarchist Bookfair and Exihibit Hall of Flowers
Speakers Include Wendo O-Matik, Jello Biafra, Ward
Churchill, Michelle Tea, Jen Angel, David Solnit and
many more March 17 &18
At the Hall of Flowers in GG Park. All Ages. from 10am
to 6pm on Saturday and 11am to 5pm on Sunday

Anti-War March & Rally Sunday, March 18, Noon
Meet at Justin Herman Plaza, San Francisco March to Civic Center

Friends of the River Guide Training (Learn to be a whitewater river rafting guide)
 Spring 2007 March 31-April 1 and April 7-15
 Summer 2007 June 9-10 and June 16-24
Located on the South Fork American River.
$425 (one of the best investments you'll ever make!)


April 7 - Burning Man Town Hall (actual name of event may be changing)

April 14 Time to bring it and get involved!! Burning Man's Green House
11am-4pm. At the Burning Man Headquarters: 1900 3rd, SF, CA 

Sun, 4/15	Web 2.0 Expo Moscone West, SF

Apr 27-29    INDIO, CA 92201 
Bjork, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rage Against the Machine

Acterra Earth Day Dinner Party Saturday, April 21
Located at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto
505 East Charleston Rd. Chicago Il Apr 21/22

Sat, 4/21 Alternative Press Expo Concourse Exhibition Center SF, CA 7th St @ Brannan.


May 6 - How Weird Street Fair  Whole Earth Fest UC Davis 3rd Wknd May.

Stanford POW WOW 2nd weekend in May? Sustainable World Symposium 2nd Wknd?

May 17 - 19 - Burning Man Fire Arts Expo

Joshua Tree Music Festival, May 18-20, 2007 Bay To Breakers 3rd Sunday in May


June 8 & 9,10 F/Sa/Su  - Health & Harmony Festival Second Weekend in June, Santa Rosa

June 10 - Haight Street Fair  Sunday.

June 16 - Burning Man BBQ-A-Newbie Picnic


Jun 23

June 23 & 24 - SF Pride 


July 11 - Desert Art Preview

July 28 - BM Costume Swap & Flea Market

July 29 - Participarade


Aug 27-Sep 3 Black Rock City, NV (100 miles North of Reno) Labor Day Weekend (Aug/Sept)

Green Your Burn Document 01262007

Sep 2nd wknd? Laytonville CA / Hog Farm

Thu-Mon Sep 21 Equinox weekend

Sat September 29 - Love Parade 

Sun September 30 - Folsom Street Fair 

Sun Oct 7 October 7 - SF Decompression SF Decompression traditionally 2nd Sunday in Oct. LA Decompression 3rd Saturday in Oct? Bio pioneers saving Earth San Rafael 3rd Weekend Oct?

Nov 8th St. @ Brannan SF 1st? 2nd? wknd Nov.

more 2007:
March 3 - Burning Man's Flambé Lounge Burning Equinox (Still in planning stage - details will be announced when set) 
April 7 - Burning Man Town Hall (actual name of event may be changing)
May 6 - How Weird Street Fair 
May 17 - 19 - Burning Man Fire Arts Expo 
June 8 & 9 - Health & Harmony Festival 
June 10 - Haight Street Fair 
June 16 - Burning Man BBQ-A-Newbie Picnic 
June 23 & 24 - SF Pride 
July 11 - Desert Art Preview 
July 28 - BM Costume Swap & Flea Market 
July 29 - Participarade 
September 29 - Love Parade 
September 30 - Folsom Street Fair 
October 7 - Decompression 

-2007 (dates not yet confirmed...based upon 2006 calendar):
Visit the BWClub web site at:
03/04-SF Cacophony Society's URBAN IDITAROD
03/12-SF Cacophony Society's BRIDES OF MARCH
03/26-SF Cacophony Society BUNNY JAM 
04/01-28th Annual SF ST STUPID'S DAY PARADE

Every 1st Wednesday: FREE!

# Every 1st Thursday: Art receptions @ 49 Geary 5:30-7:30pm art PARTY!
30 galleries in a 5 story building. Also 14 geary and 77 Geary till 8pm.

Every 1st Sunday is FREE DAY at The OAKLAND MUSEUM of CALIFORNIA, 
featuring art, history, and the natural science of California, and a 
special exhibit, "Baseball As America," in town for a limited time; $8 
(50% off for non-profit groups w/advance notice), or FREE the first 
Sunday of the month; Wed-Fri 10am-5pm, 1st Fri open 'til 9pm, Sat 
10am-8pm, Sun 12-6pm; 1000 Oak St; 510-238-2200;

* NAKED YOGA is every Sunday in SF; $10; 1030am; at the One Taste 
Urban Retreat Center at 1074 Folsom St @ 7th; 415-503-1100;

* The Weekly SUNDAY LAKE MERCED LOOP SKATE leaves the Sunday Roller 
Disco in GGPark and does a level 17 mile skate for about 2 hours 
including 5 stops along the beach and around the zoo and the lake; 
FREE; 1-3pm, MEET from 1-115pm at 6th @ MLKJr; 510-521-0124;

* The NIKE MISSILE BASE OPEN HOUSE is the 1st Sunday of every month, 
featuring tours of a Cold-War-era ICBM missile base that actually 
operated in the Marin Headlands from'll scare the 
livin' shit outa' ya; FREE; 1230-330pm; 415-331-1453

* BAD MOVIE NIGHT is every SUNDAY in SF, and includes popcorn and 
residential furniture seating, plus your chance to wear stupid 
costumes and yell stupid remarks at the screen; $5, plus FREE POPCORN, 
but BYOBeer; 8pm each Sunday; at The Dark Room Theatre at 2263 Mission 
St twn 18th and 19th; 415-401-7987 OR 415-517-3581;

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