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SF events 8.17

Friday Aug 17
4PM Demand the APA ends its collaboration with CIA...
5PM weekly SF mayoral debates
6:30PM Wanderlust--A Coast to Coast Exploration of...
6:30PM Screening of "Shut Up & Sing" with musical intro...
7PM Bring 'Em Home for the Holidays Antiwar Rally
	7PM Film & Discussion: SIR! NO SIR!
8PM "Resist To Exist" Screening Benefit for Zapatista...
8PM SIZZLE: Queer Performance & Spoken Word with...
Saturday Aug 18
8:30AM Craigslist Foundation Nonprofit Boot Camp
8:30AM 2007 Freedom Socialist Fund Drive Garage Sale!
More Events...

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Mirkarimi Art Reception, Tonight 5:30 - 8PM, City Hall Room 282

Fri Aug 17 5 to 6:30pm SF, Aug 17 +, Friday afternoons:  
weekly mayoral debates in front of City Hall

ANON SALON kindles THERMOGENESIS! A Pre-Playa Ignition!
 FRID AUG 17, @ ANON GALLERY 285 9th Street (@ Folsom) in SF  10pm UNTIL LATE!

8/18/07: Nonprofit Boot Camp [SF]

 Sat, Aug 18 12pm to 7pmFree Word of Mouth party in Golden Gate Park
Bunny Meadows is behind the Conservatory of Flowers, near 5th and Fulton

Sat, Aug 18, Noon-4 pm Berkeley's Civic Center Park
12th Annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival

Sat, Aug 18 1:30 SF Mime Troupe: Making a Killing
Glen Park Bosworth and O'Shaughnessy San Francisco

SF, Aug 18, SAT -- bird  habitat   restoration,  Lands End, SF  [ free; must RSVP ]
At 1:00p.m. we will meet at the parking area near the

SF Drag King Contest at SomArts 934 Brannan @ 8th St 
 (8:00 pm - 3:00 am)Door: 8pm, Band 9pm, Contest 10...

Rock the Bells After Party at Temple Nightclub (9pm - 4am)
 Temple Nightclub 540 Howard @ 2nd St   $20

 8-18 11:00 PM psytrance going away party for Dj Liam Shy... 

8/18	 RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE - Rock The Bells music festival (AT&T Park)

The Final Altered Barbie Ball at 50 Shotwell Inc. (8pm-2am)

SF Drag King Contest at SomArts 934 Brannan @ 8th St 
 (8:00 pm - 3:00 am)Door: 8pm, Band 9pm, Contest 10...
Rock the Bells After Party at Temple Nightclub (9pm - 4am)
 Temple Nightclub 540 Howard @ 2nd St   $20

 8/19	 Summer of Love 40th Anniversary in Golden Gate Park (Speedway Meadows) 10a-6pm

Sun Aug 19Stern Grove Festival: The San Francisco Opera 

Sun, Aug 19, 1:30 pm SF  Mime Troupe: Making a Killing
Washington Square Park Union & Columbus San Francisco
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'No Sun link' to climate change

Citizens Guide to Surviving a Police Encounter (US)

NEWS RELEASE: Formal Complaint Charges CDC Oral Health Division with Ethics Violations

See Who's Editing Wikipedia - Diebold, the CIA, a Campaign

China's Tallest Building Catches Fire, Does Not Collapse

Arctic sea ice is melting at its fastest rate since records began       Climbcast
Ascents, betas, projects and solutions. A California climbing resource.

PBDEs: Flame retardants linked to thyroid disease in cats

PBDEs, cats, and children

Cat thyroid disease linked to PBDEs - regional associations to      hypothyroidism,0,6221636.story

Interesting series on PDBE's, thanks!   
One other note of irony for you!  
Beds and Couches and Easy Chairs do not normally burst in to flame and kill people.  In fact it is not so easy to set them on fire. Why the focus on fire-proofing them?   The easiest way to set fire to furniture is to drop a cigarette laced with potash into a it.    The Potash is there so a cigarette won't go out when you stop smoking it.   Convenient for the smoker, lethal for the 2nd hand smoker, and obviously a good way to sell more cigarettes.    Potash is also traditionally used in fuses for bombs because it sustains a small fire.  
So the health problems of PDBE's are yet-another health impact of smoking!  -carlp

Lake Tahoe warmer and dirtier - scientists worry

The realities of the coming oil crisis in the United States

Biofuels switch a mistake, say researchers

Beware! U.S. expands access to spy imagery

The SPP and NACC, corporate elites grand master plan

Liberties Advocates Fear Abuse of Satellite Images


Fri Aug 17
Bandwidth 2007 - the music | technology conference
Aug 17 at Regency Center

Mirkarimi Art Reception, Tonight 5:30 - 8PM, City Hall Room 282
Third Friday Art Reception: "Prophecy" Curated by William Trophy
Conscious Dancer Magazine! Fri Aug 17, 6pm to 9pm
933 Parker St (studio #38
Studio Rasa in Berkeley 

Fri Aug 17 5 to 6:30pm SF, Aug 17 +, Friday afternoons:  
weekly mayoral debates in front of City Hall
Starting Friday, August 17 and every Friday
thereafter from 5 to 6:30pm there will be a
candidates' debate in front of City Hall.
  So far, hbrown, Chicken John, Tony Hall, Josh Wolf,
probably Grasshopper Kaplan have agreed to participate,  
but it is open to all official candidates including
that guy in Room 200.   You are welcome to attend.

Nora Dye says: 15 weeks on my bicycle.  4600 miles across the country.  19 states. 2 massive dog bites. Wrong turns, dazzling vistas, bears, moose, and midwestern misadventures.  
Plus enough stories about sex, politics and culture to tease your brain and challenge all the things you thought you knew about the politics of sexual freedom in America.
Join me, Rhonda and my temporarily rock hard calves for a report back and slide show of my adventures across the US.  Find out what they're thinking in Wyoming, why they can't get enough of masturbation in Ithaca and why they're doing things in Madison that will blow your mind. 
Join us for a fun filled night of adventures, laughter and good conversation!
6:30 PM Appetizers and refreshments
7:00 PM Slide show and stories from Nora 
@ the Center for Sex and Culture 
290 Division Street - Suite 405 
cross streets 10th and Brannan
Please RSVP to
For more information about Wanderlust with Rhonda, visit 
Supported by the Center for Sex and Culture, Good Vibrations, and Choice USA.
This is a free event, although donations are always gratefully accepted.

8/17: "TERRORISM MADE IN USA" DOCUMENTARY (larkspur) 7:30pm
http:/ 110 Magnolia Ave $5-10

MATT HITE at Dive Bar Fri Aug 17 10pm till 2am
Underground SF, 424 Haight St @ Fillmore 21+ with ID
$5 B4 11pm!, $10 after

ANON SALON kindles THERMOGENESIS! A Pre-Playa Ignition!
 FRID AUG 17, @ ANON GALLERY 285 9th Street (@ Folsom) in SF  10pm UNTIL LATE!
 Suggestive Donations: $10 before 10:30/  $15 ready for blast-off /$20 - wet wood    Featuring...
~ UNCLE ABE (Funk N' Soul) [link]  ~ VIA JAY (Angels of Bass) [link] 
~ LAIRD (LUSH/Ultra-Video Lounge) [link] vs.  ~ LARON (Psychofunkodiscodelic) [link] 
~ LAZY SLAVE (Anon/ Dustfish) vs.  ~ ERNIE TREVINO (False Profit, Space Cowboys) [link]
~ THE HUNDRED DAYS (Hot Tuned Indie Grooves) [link]
~ (Fashion Show @ 2AM!) Starring DOMINI! [link] 
(Produced by TY BOURNE [link]   ~ DJ HALON (False Profit) [link]
~ Colorful Organized Confusions/ ABE ALVAREZ-TOSTADO [link] 
~ Playa Angels/ LAEL, ROBIN & PAMELA 
~ Forests of Furtasmic Fire!   ~ Wall Install by ANONymous
~ FotoEros/ JOEGH BULLOCK   ~ Mondo-Masks by SCOTT SIEDMAN [link] 
See yourself projected large! 
~ Fiery Borders: Videos by RADIA   ~ AirBrush Liquid Skin Zone/ CLAY CHOLLAR [link]
~ Karaoke Burns/ 409 CREW   ~ BLISS LIGHT from [link] 
~ Sparkle Zone / DEE DEE RUSSELL [link]   ~ Muy Gooey Truffles / ZoECACAo [link]
~ Guardian @ the Gate - ISAAC L'ARRGH!   ~ LIGHTN' WIRE [link]   ~ ROOF GARDEN   & More!

Sat Aug 18 

8/18: "Fitness Foods" - FREE Lecture
Saturday, August 18: 10:00AM – 12:00PM FREE "Fitness Foods"
Get past the fad diets and learn which foods support strong
metabolism, build muscle, burn fat, and provide energy naturally.
Eliminate the foods in your diet that create flab and fatigue. Fitness
foods boost workout stamina and endurance, without excessive and costly
supplementation. Presented by Dr. Helayne Waldman, Academic Dean, Bauman College: Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts.
1388 So. California St. at Newell Walnut Creek, California 925-658-5300

8/18/07: Nonprofit Boot Camp [SF]

8/18	Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA Mutt Strutt

8/18	BIG pet adoption event TODAY!!
In the Strawberry Village Mall in Mill Valley.

Sat, Aug 18, 2007 - Sat, Nov 3, 2007      
 20th Anniversary Celebration — Ecology Center's Berkeley Farmers' Markets

 Sat, Aug 18, 11am Superfoods 101: Feeding Your Brain With Food!
Whole Foods 414 Miller Ave. Mill Valley

 Sat, Aug 18 12pm to 7pmFree Word of Mouth party in Golden Gate Park
Bunny Meadows is behind the Conservatory of Flowers, near 5th and Fulton
Date & Time: 2007-08-18 12:00 PM Hiyo Friends and Family.
I hope this email finds you in good health and well on the way to realizing your deepest heartfelt truth :)
I am writing to let you all know that we are rolling out our LAST free day party of the summer this coming Saturday.
Here are the deets:
Where: Bunny Meadows at Golden Gate park. Bunny Meadows is behind the Conservatory of Flowers, near 5th and Fulton.
When: Saturday the 18th of August from 12pm to 7pm.
Who's Playing:
This being our last WoM party this summer we are bringing up some of our Santa Barbara WoM family to come represent.
Presenting (In no particular order)
Mouse - Mouse is the originata of the Word of Mouth crew. Mouse has been perfecting his Dj craft for over 10 and in that time managed to start Santa Brabara's longest running underground organization throwing fun free events every summer.
Saro - Saro plays an uplifting and soulful mix of groovy down-tempo beats.
Chiral - Our newest SF WoM resident and upcoming Physics ninja. This is her first gig and I am excited to see what she lays on us.
Jesse Keys - Bringing a set of his own originals, spanning the devid between glitch IDM and down tempo grooves.
Dabis - Representing the Santa Barbara Drum n Bass, Dabis blends intelligent dnb and smooth down tempo beats.
Omino - Not only one of our favorite residents, but its his Birthday! Come get a taste of his lounge hop styles.
Sqelchy -
For more info you can go to the Word of Mouth website here:
See you on Staurday  

Art Waves Gallery 3848 Judah; 254-4579. Thurs-Fri, 4-7pm; Sat-Sun, noon-6pm. "Man and Nature: Paintings about Relationship and Politic," works by Laura Luzzi (reception Sat/18, 3-6pm). Aug 16-Sept 9.

Sat, Aug 18, Noon-4 pm Berkeley's Civic Center Park
12th Annual Watershed Environmental Poetry Festival
Martin Luther King, Jr. Way at Center St Berkeley

DRESS YOU UP IN MY LOVE-   pre playa trunk show Sat Aug 18
yummy beats and lots of style consultation available
as well as the opportunity to get professional measurements taken
for custom orders from select designers
we will be gathering at Red Ink Studio's gorgeous storefront gallery 
at 1035 Market St (between 6th and 7th) in San Francisco on
Saturday August 18 12pm-8pm admission is free as are our spirits
Hosted by AYYA

Sat, Aug 18 1:30 SF Mime Troupe: Making a Killing
Glen Park Bosworth and O'Shaughnessy San Francisco

SF, Aug 18, SAT -- bird  habitat   restoration,  Lands End, SF  [ free; must RSVP ]
At 1:00p.m. we will meet at the parking area near the
Palace of the Legion of Honor and from there walk down
the golf course entrance road to the East Wash area. 
In the afternoon we will be focusing on removing
iceplant and cape ivy from a small remnant coastal
scrub community with lizard tail, bee plant, yarrow, and lupines.
If you’d like to come out to the site, we do ask that  [you] RSVP to both 
me ( 
and [also to]Caroline Christman at the Golden Gate
Parks Conservancy (
for this weekend’s workday and field trip. 

SATURDAY Aug 18th 2007 and EVERY 3rd Saturday 10pm-2am
Scratch that itch at this hot pre-Burningman party 
Fire, fun, art, beats and live hip-hop in 2 rooms of sound
Special guests:
Evolution CQ (
Boomerang Fidget (ambient mafia)
Redstickman (ambient mafia)
Heartworm (5lowershop)
Femenio (
Whitetrash (in your bass / otherworld)
Naked Slice (renegade virus / otherworld)
Marin (oh / dub / OW)
Paintings by Kaela V Franz
Fire art by Paterville
Bouncy Castle
Fire Dancers
Oasis, 135 12th Street, Oakland
Only $3 - FREE before 10:30 21 and up
8-18 11:00 PM
Come join us Saturday, August 18th for a psytrance going away party for Dj Liam Shy...
Featuring Dj's :::Liam Shy [Tantra] :::Olowanpi [Dropout Productions]
:::LeoHawk [Paranormal Sound] :::Sun Child aka Adam [Paranormal Sound]
Party starts at 11pm Outdoor SF location TBA day of...
Liam Shy will be moving to Cairo, Egypt... Posted by: Liam

8/18	 RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE - Rock The Bells music festival (AT&T Park)

PacificSound & Green Gorilla Lounge present: the FULLY LOADED Boat Party! 
Saturday, August 18 Aboard the Beautiful San Francisco Spirit, San Francisco
Pier 9 (Broadway at Embarcadero) 5pm - 11pm 21+ w/id
$35 limited, presale tickets On Sale NOW at:
or to avoid the service charge at: Tweekin Records, 593 Haight St. at Steiner San Francisco, Noon - 8pm. **cash only**
vocals by: MR. WHITE   Sound Vibrations: Know Audio
Lighting Textures: Radiant Atmospheres   Decor: Intrinsic 

The Final Altered Barbie Ball at 50 Shotwell Inc. (8pm-2am)

SF Drag King Contest at SomArts 934 Brannan @ 8th St 
 (8:00 pm - 3:00 am)Door: 8pm, Band 9pm, Contest 10...
Rock the Bells After Party at Temple Nightclub (9pm - 4am)
Temple Nightclub 540 Howard @ 2nd St   $20

Sat, Aug 18, 2007 - Sun, Aug 19, 2007      
SolFest XII - THE GREENEST SHOW ON EARTH! Solar Living Center
13771 S. Highway 101 (about 12 miles south of the town of Ukiah) Hopland

Sun Aug 19

8/19	 Summer of Love 40th Anniversary in Golden Gate Park (Speedway Meadows) 10a-6pm

8/19: Kitten adoptions TODAY!!! (oakland piedmont / montclair)

Sun Aug 19Stern Grove Festival: The San Francisco Opera 
Aug 19 at Stern Grove

Sun Aug 19 1-5pm Jug Band Anarchy - bring your axes!
At the temporary bandshell in the Panhandle! It's jug band musicians run amok from 1-5pm Oak / Fell / Clayton
Sun, Aug 19, 1:30 pm SF  Mime Troupe: Making a Killing
Washington Square Park Union & Columbus San Francisco

Black Rock Roller Disco Fundraiser
Sun. Aug 19 (2 PM) at Skatin' Place - Golden Gate Park Fulton @ 8th Ave
Get four wheels and glitter on and head out to support your
 local roller disco. You knew we had a local roller disco, right?

SUN AUG 19 NK7 Productions Presents Inspriration for the Playa
 Cafe Cocomo 650 Indiana St 415-824-6910
 Free Before 3pm $10 w/RSVP to
$15 at the door. 2pm - 10pm
 Over 20 fashion designers and DJs that inspire us on the playa!
 Playa Designs by:
AYYA   Ceiba   d:luxo (ViaJay & Tamo)
Domini   Eion 2013   Get a Headcase   Glowfur
Greengirl   Jan Hilmer   JR Reforming Fashion   Medium Reality
Miranda Caroligne   miss velvet cream   Mythica Masks & Adornments
Sandrita   Shawna Hoffman   Silver Lucy Design   Steam Trunk
Super Sugar Ray Ray   Wendy Darling Design   Wild Card   and many more....
Checks and cash preferred for designs Info on Performances by:

SWOP Membership Potluck Party! August 19th, 2007 @ 7PM-10 PM
Scarlot's Studio, 398 11th Street, (at Harrison) , San  Francisco
 Ring buzzer on left or call 415-751-1659
Sex Workers Outreach Project-USA is a national social  

Mon Aug 20

The Onion Comedy Series presents Iron Comic
Aug 20 at Punch Line Comedy Club

Tue Aug 21

Tue, Aug 21, 2007      7:30 pm Film — KOYAANISQATSI (Life out of Balance)
By the filmmaker who later p
Humanist Hall 390 27th St @ Telegraph and Broadway Oakland
The title of this film is a Hopi Indian word meaning "life out of balance." The film was ceated between 1975 and 1982 as an apocalyptic vision of the collision between two different worlds: urban life, dependent on technology, versus the natural environment that all life depends on.
So often we perceive our world, our way of living, as beautiful because there is nothing else to perceive. In our globalized world of high technology, all we can see is one layer of commodity piled upon another. The "original" is the proliferation of the standardized. Copies are copies of copies. There is almost no ability to see beyond, to see that we have encased ourselves in an artificial world that has remarkably replaced the original, nature itself. We do not live with nature any longer; we live above it, but off of it. Nature has become the resource to keep our artificial, new world alive.
$5 donations accepted. Before and after the film, everyone's invited to indulge in our Humanist Tea House.
For more information contact:

Tue, Aug 21, 7:30 pm Film — KOYAANISQATSI Humanist Hall
390 27th Street (between Telegraph and Broadway) Oakland

Wed Aug 22

Wed, Aug 22, 2007      7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mapping the San Pablo creek-GPS Training
Boys and Girls Club 4660 Appian Way El Sobrante

Thu Aug 23

Abundance League 8/23 @ 6pm Folsom @ 7th / 8th

Thu Aug 23 8pm
 SINGLE?? CrushLab is just around the corner...
Check out our new site 

Fri Aug 24

Fri Aug 24 7-10pm ART OF CONNECTION
RSVP at or
Learn the fine art of connection through activities led by OneTaste's experienced teachers. We've designed games that encourage you to reveal yourself and learn about others through conscious relating. You'll be amazed how easy it becomes to get out of your head and into your body.
Life is a game and you're a player in it - come play!
7:00pm - 10:00pm $15 per member
Payment can be made at the event, advanced payment is not required.

Sat Aug 25

8/25 Film Night in the Park: 8 1/2 Aug 25 at Dolores Park

8/25 Film Night in the Park: 8 1/2 Aug 25 at Dolores Park
Film Night in the Park: Annie Hall Aug 4 at Union Square
Film Night in the Park - Rebel Without A Cause Sep 15 at Union Square
6pm People Gather and eat / socialize on grass. 7-9pm Live Music, Entertainment.

Sat Aug 25: Really Really Free Market Noon-Dusk Dolores Park
A Really Really Free Market is like a potluck for whatever you want to give or take away. Have you ever brought one dish to a potluck and gone away with a full belly and a balanced meal? Everybody brings something and goes away with more.
We all have skills, ideas, objects, smiles, talents, friendship, excitement, discussions, and many other things to share. If we bring them all together at the Really Really Free Market, we can provide more balanced and full lives for everyone. As a community we have many more resources than we do as individuals. If we share our resources we won't need to buy as many new ones. This uses fewer of the Earth's resources, and fewer of our working hours, leaving us more time to devote to ourselves and our communities. Would we all work forty hours a week at one job if we didn't feel we had to? What if instead we worked at improving our individual skills and talents and shared them with each other? We would all spend more time doing things we enjoyed. The Really Really Free Market is an attempt to put these ideas into practice for four hours every month and then spread the seeds everywhere - share, share, share.
Please help us keep the Really Really Free Market a 100% FREE and non-commercial event. Once a month, let's come together and forget about trading, bartering and money. Leave the business cards at home and remember the joy of giving for the sake of giving. Help us keep Art SF clean. If no one takes what you brought, please bring it home with you. 

Sun Aug 26

Free Lecture by Paul Nison, Author, Educator, and Raw Food Chef.
 Sunday, August 26, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Mission Station Community Room
630 Valencia Street, corner of 17th St San Francisco
 Book signing, live food samples, and door prizes following the lecture.
 For more information, call 415-786-0361.
  Paul Nison will discuss how to achieve health on any diet, overcome all
diseases, slow down the aging process, have more energy, avoid sickness, stay looking young, and achieve emotional and spiritual wellness.  He has written four books, including The Raw Life, Raw Knowledge, Healing Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and Health According to the Scriptures. SF Vegetarian Society

 )'( Aug 27-Sep 3 Black Rock City, NV (100 miles North of Reno) Labor Day Weekend (Aug/Sept) FREE: Download ideas for costumes, camps, sculptures, art. get ideas: )'( Where are you camping? Find a friend!
Opulent Temple  	  2.00 esplanade 
Entheon Village/AMO  	 2:30 esplanande 
dance dance immolation  	  5:00 and esplanade 
Ascension Tribe  	  6:30 and esplanade
Sacred Sexuality classes, classes and more classes plus a fire pit
Disorient  	  8:30 and esplanade 
Flight to Mars  	 9:00 and esplenade 
Circus Metropolus at The Red Nose District at 9:30 and Esplanade. 
You can't miss our village which will have the Cirque Berzerk big top tent in front.
Pizza Smut  	  arctic and 9:00 
Gigsville  	  4:00 and coral reef 
RLD (Red Light District)  	 4:30 and c-d 
Fandango  	  8:00 and coral reef
Summer Of Love  	  coral reef and 9:00 
Contact Camp  	  4:30 and desert 
Costco Soulmate Trading Outlet  	  4:30 and desert 
"Snow Koan Solar Camp, (located on D near 7:30) will 
have a solar powered charging station available for use.
Genital Portrait Studio  	  9:00 and desert 
Green Gorilla Lounge  	  10:00 and habitat 

This year's street names will be:   Esplanade
Arctic   Boreal   Coral Reef   Desert   Estuary   Fresh Water
Grassland   Habitat   Intertidal   Jungle   Kelp Forest   Landfill
Outermost street [Landfill] is 4700' radius, and concentric streets are 200' apart [except Esplanade to A street is 400']

 )'( Green Your Burn Document 01262007 )'(

How should we green the burn this year? Your ideas are needed.
See, we're collecting and sharing ideas about how people can green
their burn, and sending these out in the JRS. Take a look at the BM enviro blog, and here you can keep up with what's happening:

 )'( Bay Bridge closing - BOTH direx - Labor Day )'(
Last year's Labor Day weekend shutdown of the eastbound Bay Bridge 
worked so well that Caltrans is going to close the bridge again this 
Labor Day weekend -- but this time in both directions.

 )'( CARPOOL SITES: People travel to festivals and conferences to connect. Yet their travels are often uncoordinated, lonely and expensive. If you are planning a large event, how do you extend your welcome beyond the conference doors or festival gate?

free rideshare website to help people find others to carpool with to
get to burning man, has a rideboard too? Not sure where though.

Finding the greening info on the BM site

Silicon Village  	Coral reef and 6:30  	400 x 400  	Sweetthang (Silicon Valley)

Comfort & Joy's 2007 Playa Event Calendar

Hey everyone. Scorch here. Just to let you know you're the first bunch 
o' folks to know about the screen savers being ready for download. Go 
to to get them. 63 photographers 
contributed this year, and the big one has 1434 photos in it. So go get 
'em! ENJOY!!! See you on the playa.

Mon Aug 27 Green Gorilla Lounge @ Sunset: BUGHOUSE CHESS! 10:00 and Habitat

One last note: you'll be glad to hear that the Placement Team has 
scheduled a Lunar Eclipse for your viewing pleasure.
Monday the 27th (actually the early morning of Tuesday, August 28th)
1:51am  partial eclipse begins
2:52am  total eclipse begins
4:22am  total eclipse ends
5:24am  partial eclipse ends
(all times Pacific Daylight Time)

here is a web site for info on the eclipse:

Dark Side Of The Moon Poetry Slam and Pink Ffloyd Pajama Party Monday, 10 pm to 5 am
Come out, come out and express your wildly creative muse with Silicon Village for a poetry slam, dance party and lunar ritual in celebration of the full lunar eclipse. Gather at the HotD stage and Coyote Bar on the Silicon Village Plaza at 10 pm to wax poetic. At midnight we gather on art cars and bikes in front of the SV Archway for a convoy to the trash fence, where we'll hook up with the Playa-wide dance party. Noise permitting, we break at the apex of the eclipse for a moon celebration and ritual, led by the Temple of All Gods. Wear your pajamas to bounce and boogie on our furry air-mattresses.

There is going to be a total lunar eclipse on the night of the 27th of
August and the very early morning of August 28th. It should start about
11:00 to 12:00 PM on the 27th and end about 3:AM on the 28th.  We will be
able to see the entire eclipse at the Burning Man event.  This will be the
first ever total lunar eclipse at the event.
Here is a link to a site that explains the timing of the total lunar eclipse


 Full moon:  Monday night- Tuesday morn August 28 at 2:35 a.m.  So the 
sky will be bright in Black Rock City, except for the therefore even 
more spectacular...

Monday night- Tuesday, August 28, 2007:
TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE in Black Rock City.  1:51 am-5:24 am PDT, with 3:37 
am = mid-eclipse.  BRC just makes it into the 'All Eclipse Visible' zone...
August's lunar eclipse is well-placed for North and South America as 
well as the Pacific, eastern Asia and Australia. All of North America 
will witness some portion of the eclipse, but western observers are 
favored. The early umbral phases will be in progress at moonset for 
observers in Maritime Canada. From the eastern USA, the Great Lakes 
region and Ontario, the Moon sets in total eclipse. Only observers to 
the west of the Rockies (including Alaska) will be treated to the entire 
event. All phases of the eclipse are also visible from islands of the 
Pacific Ocean, New Zealand and eastern Australia.

RhythmWaves Total Lunar Eclipse Dance Event 
12:30 to 3:30 am August 28 (Monday night / Tuesday morning) 

Late Friday night-Early Sat morning Aug 31- Sep. 1:
Aurigids, a rare and spectacular meteor shower will be peaking at 4:36 
a.m. in the east- north eastern skies.  Visible from Nevada.  It will 
last about 1.5 hours.   Best to watch between 4 and 5 am, with up to 160 
Aurigids meteors per hour.
This very rare shower will occur again on 1 September 2007. A brief 
shower of tens of meteors will radiate from the constellation of Auriga, 
many as bright as the brighter stars in the sky. The Earth will be in 
the thick of it during the one hour centered on 04:36 a.m. PDT. The 
shower will be visible by the naked eye from locations in the western 
United States.
Best viewing: Keep Moon out of field of view (best to block behind 
obstruction such as telephone pole, then watch whole sky), avoid city 
haze that scatters moonlight
Best direction: East and Northeast
Best time: Start one hour before peak, then see the rate of meteors 
increase and decrease while Earth travels through the shower

     Our Survival Guide reminds you that Burning Man's remoteness doesn't 
give us a free pass to live outside the law. Burning Man supports all 
local and federal laws, and expects you to uphold them during your time 
in Black Rock City. There are representatives from five Law Enforcement 
agencies in our fair town, and you should be aware of their presence and 
how to interact with them when you meet.
   We consider Black Rock City a peaceful community...and we love to see it 
stay that way.
   Here's the Survival Guide page on the matter:
   A participant shared this video with us to share with you. It's called: 
"Busted: the Citizen's Guide to Surviving a Police Encounter (US)".  The 
former head of the ACLU narrates.

Aug 28 Full Moon + Dark Side of the Moon party @ burningman.  
 Eclipse is from 1:51am-5:24am with the Total Eclipse from 2:52am-4:23am.  

Aug 29 11am World Naked Bike Ride @ Burningman In front of the man.

8/29-30 Burning Man 07: "AWakening the DREAMER" Symposium & Multi-Media event Aug.29 & 30 @ Black Rock City
Interactive, informative, multi-media symposium will be presented at EverWow Camp on Aug.29 @9:30 & Esplanade 5-7 p.m.;
and also on Aug. 30 (Thur) at Entheon Village's massive 90' dome, livecast to Egypt @ 2:30 & Esplanade from 5:30-8 p.m.
A call to action to bring about environmental sustainability, spiritually fulfilling, social justice on the planet with videos including Bishop Desmond Tutu, Lynne & Bill Twist, John Perkins, Paul Hawken, Van Jones, Julia Butterfly Hill, Brian Swimme, Drew Dellinger & many more visionaries on the state of our planet's condition and how we are mobilizing globally to take action to change the trance or dream state that we've been immersed in. C U on the playa THIS month. 

We need your help. We are reaching out to the Theme Camps and asking you to help us 
throw the incredible Critical Tits post-ride party by bringing refreshments to share. Once 
again the Critical Tits Ride and Party will be held on the gorgeous open playa and will focus 
on women's freedom, power, and beauty. The CT 12 party will have Live Music for the first 
time! -- DJs who know how to get funky -- Kick ass art -- Yummy refreshments -- That 
incredible Estrogen vibe -- and more.
If you are interested in participating -- by bringing refreshments, helping us set up on 
Friday, or helping with bike parking, please let us know at 

More at <> Best, Pam and TamiT

)'( FRIDAY SUNSET Temple of Forgiveness Kaos & Annie's Wedding and FIRE hooping & poi & staff & bring your toys.
Please wear red or blue (turquoise), silver or gold or all of the above.

)'( FRI Night Dan Das Man's 99 foot tall OIL DEREK made of wood, 
that can hold 200 peope on top, plus 200 people on the stairs,
WILL BURN! (without the people) And how will it be ignited?
GET THIS! NASA had to dump a ton of old rocket fuel,
I mean NASA was gonna burn it off anyway, so guess where it's gonna be burned!
HOW TO FIND OIL DEREK: you know the beautiful woman and child metal sculpture
in front of the ferry building in SF...  look for 9 of those figures 30 feet tall in desert,
worshiping their god... oil

)'( Gathering of the Tribes on Sat at 3:33pm at Entheon Village (Sept. 1)

Summer of Love 40th Anniversary Golden Gate Park 9/2/07

9.2 SUMMER OF LOVE: 40 YEARS LATER/The party gets out of hand/
The youth of America and beyond fill the city. Then things take an ugly turn.

Sunday, September 2, Noon, SFVS - VJTB KFC Demo & 1:15 AnimalPeopleLunch
(1) Join the VeggieJews' Tsedakah Brigade and the San Francisco 
Vegetarian Society and participate in the PETA campaign against 
Kentucky Fried Cruelty (see You can 
educate the public regarding KFC's treatment of chickens by passing 
out leaflets at KFC, 4150 Geary Boulevard at the corner of 6th Avenue 
in San Francisco from Noon to 1:00 p.m. PETA is providing literature. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
(2) Sponsored by VeggieJews Tsedakah Brigade and the San Francisco 
Vegetarian Society:
Animal People Luncheon: At 1:00 p.m. we'll walk 4 blocks to Golden 
Era 2 vegetarian restaurant 832 Clement St., S.F. (415-668-4888) a 
vegan restaurant, where we'll order around 1:15 p.m. This is a chance 
to eat tasty, low-cost, Vietnamese vegan food and to socialize. 
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September 2nd, 2007 ~ STOMPY + SUNSET: labor of love with Demarkus Lewis
PacificSound Crew

Event: Climate Change, Empowerment, and Despair, Sept 4, Berkeley, Free
Tuesday, September 4, 2007
Climate Change, Empowerment, and Despair
Part of a nationwide tour initiated by deep ecologist John Seed, please join us for an
inspirational presentation aimed at transforming feelings of hopeless despair in regards
to climate change into renewed empowerment and effective grassroots action!  The
90-minute presentation and discussion will raise awareness and inspire personal and
political action toward the real, community-based solutions that we must insist upon.
Sponsored by Rainforest Information Centre, Rainforest Action Network, and the Pachamama
Alliance.  For more information about the event:
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Location: Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Ave, near Dwight Way, Berkeley.
Cost: Free. Info: 510-548-2220 x233,

San Francisco Electronic Music Festival (SFEMF 2007)
Sep 5 at Project Artaud Theater

Thu Sep 6 2nd Thursdays

Sat Sep 8 Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park 
Michael Franti and Spearhead, Indigo Girls, K' Naan, Hot Buttered Rum

Ghirardelli Square Chocolate Festival Sep 8 at Ghirardelli Square Learn more about chocolate at:

Porcelynne Boutique 487 14th St; 861-2647. Tues-Wed, 1-7pm; Thurs-Sat, 11am-7pm; Sun, noon-5pm. Paintings by Teresa Moore (reception Sept 8, 6-10pm). Through Sept 30.

Sep 8 + 9 Bay Area Pet Fair and Adoption @ Marin Center, San Rafael 20 North San Pedro Drive.
The Bay Area Pet Fair and Adoptathon is coming up in one month. Non-
profits get a free table (but must donate two hours of volunteer time 
to the Fair), perhaps you can get a non-profit to let you show some of 
your cats with theirs...or maybe if you tell them you are working on 
your non-profit status they will let you participate. I was there last 
year with Mickaboo and the event was very well-attended.
The web site for the event is:

{EcoTribe} Symbiosis update & Meeting: Sunday September 9th at 7pm
The major organization for Symbiosis will happen beginning the week after burning man, with a meeting at my house in the SF Mission District.  Please mark your calendars:
WHAT:  Ecotribe Meeting and Potluck Party to Discuss Dreams & Make them Happen At Symbiosis. 
WHEN:  Sunday September 9th, arrive 6:30 pm for appetizers & brainstorming, then start meeting right at 7:00pm.
WHERE:  Hitch's Pad, 128 Linda Street, SF, CA (an ally in the Mission off 19th & b/w Valencia & Guerrero) 
WHO:  All those interested in camping with Ecotribe at Symbiosis!!  At that point we'll establish our dreams and desires & make it happen!    Please ensure you've already purchased your tickets for Symbiosis, just to ensure it doesn't sell out (like raindance!).  Buy tickets at:

Sep 11 New Moon

If you have been diagnosed and prescribed drugs for ADD, OCD, ODD,
PDD, depression, mood swings, Bi-polar, Autism, Asperger's etc. then
you need to find out what the labs say really causes these symptoms.
(Nutrient Depletions) Evidence Based Medicine Presentations
Dr. Betty Martini          Dr. Reg McDaniel
York Labs                    MetaMatrix Labs
Pam Seefeld, R.Ph      Natural Pharmacist
Steve Plog                   Results Project (How to get health into schools)
These unbiased labs will prove you need nutrition not drugs.
To Register: ($29 before Aug 1st.)

Dwell on design
Sep 14 at San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center  Laytonville CA / Hog Farm
EARTHDANCE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA 2007  Sept 14, 15, 16 2007 
Zap Mama   Ozomatli   Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Wood
Les Nubians   ALO   Don Carlos (from Black Uhuru)
Lyrics Born   The Coup   Heavyweight Dub Champion   New Monsoon...

Earthdance Sept 14, 15, 16
EARTHDANCE NORTHERN CALIFORNIA   ~ The Global Festival for Peace ~
@ The Black Oak Ranch, Hwy 101, Laytonville, CA
3 day camp Out celebration for world peace and unity, set amidst beautiful 
old growth oak trees, uniting Jamband, World, Conscious Hip Hop, 
Electronica, Reggae and Folk.
Over 70 acts on 5 stages including:   Zap Mama   Ozomatli
Les Nubians   Medeski, Scofield, Martin and Wood   Lyrics Born   The Coup
Don Carlos (from Black Uhuru)   ALO   Sheila Chandra   Zilla   Wisdom   New Monsoon
Temple of Electronica featuring....   Sandra Collins   Ooah v/s Vibesquad
Pitch Black (direct from New Zealand)   Nickodemous (New York)
CB   J-Boogie (Om Records)   Third Eye Tribe (Vancouver BC   and many, many more....
Special Festival Events:
** "The Prayer for Peace" Global Link up at 4pm Saturday, followed by
"H2Om - Healing the Waters" - The world's largest synchronized global Om, 
uniting over 350 locations in 60 countries.
**Community Water Ceremony - Please bring an offering of water for our 
community water ceremony facilitated by indigenous elders in the main field.
The ceremony will include water offerings from the Ganges, The Nile, The 
Amazon, The Murray Australia and many other sacred rivers of the world.
** "The Gathering of the Elders" - Elders council featuring indigenous 
elders from many nations, who will share wisdom and sacred ceremony.
** Also featuring: global artisans market, all night music cafes, Speakers 
Forum, workshops, late night cinema, activist alley, performance art and 
theater, Kidlandia Kidz village, drum cirlce, and much much more..
Please visit for full details...   Tickets:
$150 - Presale: 3 day pass includes camping.
$180 - At the Gate: 3 day pass includes camping.
$ 80 - Sunday only ticket.   Children under 12 free
Please visit to purchase tickets online or for ticket 
outlet locations... Festival office: 541-488-5468
Hope to see you there...... GIVE PEACE A DANCE

impeachment march is scheduled for Washington for September 15!  
Check out the website

Treasure Island Music Festival Sep 15

Film Night in the Park - Rebel Without A Cause
Sep 15 at Union Square

Chalk4Peace2007 SEPT 15 -23 - The Global Street Art Event (MySpace = censorship)

treasure island music festival Sept. 15-16 Hot springs: lots of Folk decompress here Mon / Tues after Earthdance

Raw Foods demo by Ani's Raw Foods Kitchen
SAN FRANCISCO, CA Sep 16 Sun 2pm - 3.30pm Other Avenues Coop
3930 Judah Street (between 44th Ave & 45th Ave) SF, CA 94122 (415) 661-7475
I’ll be demoing my famous Mediterranean Dolmas and
Donut Holes recipes, and signing books.
Please stop by for a taste in the Sunset District

Peter Bjorn and John Sep 18 at SF Weekly Warfield
Third Annual SYMBIOSIS GATHERING 20-24 September 2007 Musical Highlights :
Hallucinogen in Dub   Shpongle   Eat Static   Bassnectar   Bluetech   Chris de Luca vs Phon.o
D-Nox & Beckers   Entheogenic   Flying Lotus   Kelpe   Lotus   Mala   Ott   Rinkadink
SOTEG   Spoonbill   Symbiotic Orchestra   Telefon Tel Aviv   Ticon   Zilla
 And Dozens More Musical Artists, plus:
Performing Arts   Speakers and Workshops   Health and Healing Space
Eco Initiatives and Greening by EcoGatherings     And Much More...
Check the Website for More Info :
You can get tickets to these events and more info at

  West Coast Green Thu Sep 20, 2007 - Sat Sep  22, 
 Bill Graham Civic Auditorium 99 Grove St San Francisco, California 94102
 Residential Green Building Conference and Expo

SEP 21 Fall Equinox

National Park(ing) Day Turn a Parking Space into a Park for a Day - 9/21
On Sep.21, 2007 in San Francisco everyone is invited
to reclaim a public parking spot and turn it into a
small green public park for the day. Claim a spot,
roll out the astro turf ( or real grass if you  got it
) and enjoy. Just don't forget to feed the meter.  
For more information go to the Trust for Public Land web site

9.21 Reverse Trick-or-Treat Woo Hoo! The SFShenanigans crew is up to it yet again!
We are going to be dressing up in our best "classic" Halloween costumes, carryin' around and givin' out candy to riders on the BART trains. 
You are invited to come Treat-or-Tricking with us at 6PM on Saturday July 21st!
We will be meeting on the BART platform at Civic Center station, on the end closest to the Embarcadero. Bring you, your friends, your costumes, and candy to give out to all the good little (or big) girls and boys on the BART trains! 
We'll Treat-or-Trick until our candy supplies give out. After that, knowing us, we're gonna end up at a bar.
PS. If you happen to find the mother-lode of cheap candy in the city, send us an email: MasterNaught @
more info on SFShenanigans at

2007 SF Moon Festival Street Fair Sep 22 at San Francisco Chinatown

September 23rd, 2007 ~ SUNSET at Stafford Lake
PacificSound Crew

Sep 26 Full Moon

SEP 28 2007 15th-year critical mass anniversary ride
6pm Justin Herman Plaza: Embarcadero @ Market, SF

Sat September 29 - Love Parade
Starts at Noon Bill Graham Civic Auditorium Polk @ Grove

Sat Sep 29: Really Really Free Market Noon-Dusk Dolores Park 

Urban Dare San Francisco Sep 29 at Ferry Building Marketplace

Politicians Won't Stop the War - Only the People Will Stop the War
directly in front of Congress to demand Congress stop funding the war

World Veg Festival in San Francisco, Sept 29-30, 2007
DATE/TIME: Sept 29-30, 2007; 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

LOCATION: San Francisco County Fair Building, 9th Avenue and Lincoln
Way, San Francisco

COST: $5 minimum donation.

Sun September 30 - Folsom Street Fair

Bridge to Bridge Run Sep 30 at Ferry Building


October will be an international month of actions
regarding water, water rights, privatization, pollution.

Snow Boarding / Skiing: Bear Valley is cheaper than Tahoe

San Francisco Fleet Week 2007 Oct 4 at San Francisco 
Good place to hand out literature, and / or practice communiction skills.

Oct 6 at Dolores Park Film Night in the Park - Sunset Boulevard

Castro Street Fair Oct 7 at Castro Street area

First Wknd Oct @ Porn Palace 415 Jessie @ Market / Mission / 5th / 6th St.
Pornography drives Technology: 1st material printed on Guttenberg press after bible was porn.
First Polaroid camera was called: THE SWINGER. First use of VHS. Reason Broadband internent came to be.

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

US Drought Monitor Forum - Portland OR Oct 10-11 2007

Oct 11 New Moon

10/11/07: Nonprofit Night [SF]


Web 2.0 Summit 2007
Oct 17 at Palace Hotel San Francisco

Oct 26 Full Moon

Fourth U.S. Conference on Peak Oil and Community Solutions
Oct. 26-28, 2007 in Yellow Springs, Ohio


Nov 9 New Moon 8th St. @ Brannan SF 1st? 2nd? wknd Nov.

Nov 24 Full Moon


Dec 9 New Moon

DEC 21 WINTER SOLSTICE: SHORTEST day of year / SUN in Southern Hemisphere.

Dec 24 Full Moon


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.

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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GUN CONTROL WORKS ask the experts: Hitler, Stalin, Pol Pot

Patriot act is NULL and VOID
Any law that is repugnant to the US Constitution is NULL and VOID.
-Marburry V. Madison, 1803

Declaration of Independence

Beautiful Sattelite Picture of earth.
"I believe the State exists for the development of individual lives,
not individuals for the development of the state."
-- Julian Huxley

"The makers of our constitution undertook to secure conditions
favorable to the pursuit of happiness... They sought to protect
Americans in their beliefs, their thoughts, their emotions and
their sensations. They conferred, as against the government,
the right to be let alone -- the most comprehensive of the rights
and the right most valued by civilized men."
-- Justice Louis D. Brandeis
(1856-1941) US Supreme Court Justice
Source: Olmstead v. United States, 1928

"Give to every human being 
every right that you claim for yourself."
-- Robert G. Ingersoll
(1833-1899) American political leader, orator

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