Events & Announcements

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May ~ May

FILM SCREENING/BARNSTORMING and PANEL: GHOST TOWN TO HAVANA

SAN FRANCISCO, OAKLAND, RICHMOND- Barnstorm for Inner City Baseball with film screening of GHOST TOWN TO HAVANA, the San Francisco Junior Giants, and Positive Coaching Alliance!  Join us for three free Bay Area community screenings.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Multiple locations in the Bay Area

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May

Film Screening: JIMI HENDRIX: VOODOO CHILD

SAN FRANCISCO-- To mark the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, MoAD presents - JIMI HENDRIX: VOODOO CHILD (Bob Seaton, 2012, 91 minutes): The most complete portrait of the stunning guitarist whose audacious style epitomizes the era.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Museum of the African Diaspora, 685 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105

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May

Shaping San Francisco Free Public Talk: Agents of Change

SAN FRANCISCO-- Author Fred Glass takes a long look at the labor history of California with Chris Carlsson (Foundsf.org), who focuses on the ebb and flow of class war in San Francisco.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

The Eric Quezada Center for Culture & Politics, 518 Valencia Street (at 16th), San Francisco CA 94110, wheelchair accessible.

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May

Tea and Conversation with Artist Taro Hattori

BERKELY-- Join us for tea and conversation and share your stories about belonging, exclusion and social division with artist Taro Hattori.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Convenant Church, 2622 San Pablo Ave Berkeley, CA 94702

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May

OHLONE CULTURAL EVENT: NATIVE CALIFORNIAN STORIES OF ENDURANCE AND SURVIVANCE

HAYWARD-- Join Jalquin/Saclan Ohlone/Bay Miwok elder Ruth Orta & four generations of her family as they demonstrate traditional ancestral skills, including soaproot brush, string, shell jewelry, and acorn soup making.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Cal State University East Bay, Hayward Campus, Meikljohn Hall, Rm. 4047

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May

Film Screening: AND WHEN I DIE, I WON’T STAY DEAD

SAN FRANCISCO-- The “Beatniks” were a forerunner to the “hippies”, one of the people sometimes included in Beat anthologies is the poet Bob Kaufman whose poems are at the center of this film.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Museum of the Africa Diaspora (MoAD), 685 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105

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May

Shaping San Francisco Free Public Talk: From the Delta to the Bayshore: Adaptation

SAN FRANCISCO-- Tim Stroshane (Restore the Delta) and Brenda Goeden (San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission) discuss the politics and prospects of facing our rapidly changing future around and health of the bayshore.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

The Eric Quezada Center for Culture & Politics, 518 Valencia Street (at 16th), San Francisco CA 94110, wheelchair accessible.

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May

Film Screening: BaddDDD SONIA SANCHEZ at Love City Picture Show

SAN FRANCISCO-- This documentary offers unprecedented access to the life, work and mesmerizing performances of renowned poet and activist Sonia Sanchez.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Museum of the Africa Diaspora (MoAD), 685 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105

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May

Film Screening: ON THE SLY: IN SEARCH OF THE FAMILY STONE

SAN FRANCISCO-- Sly and the Family Stone's music was a progressive fusion of soul, funk and rock music that still gets folks dancing and singing along.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Museum of the Africa Diaspora (MoAD), 685 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105

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May

Film Screening: TROPICALIA at Love City Picture Show

SAN FRANCISCO-- Tropicália (Marcelo Machado, 2012, 87 minutes): In the late 1960s Brazil, the avant-garde arts movement, Tropicália emerged as a refreshing expression of youth culture in the midst of a conservative and repressive military dictatorship.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Museum of the Africa Diaspora (MoAD), 685 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105

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May

Shaping San Francisco Free Public Talk: Summer of Love or Vietnam Summer?

SAN FRANCISCO-- Calvin Welch (author, activist, and USF Faculty), original Digger Judy Goldhaft, Mat Callahan (author), and Pam Brennan (Haight Ashbury Flower Power Walking Tours) discuss whether peace & love or the anti-war movement had more of a hand in defining the music, art, & politics of the Summer of Love.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

518 Valencia Street (at 16th), San Francisco CA 94110, wheelchair accessible.

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Jun

Screening of TRIBAL JUSTICE at Mendocino Film Festival

MENDOCINO-- Documentary Film TRIBAL JUSTICE will screen at the Mendocino Film Festival, followed by a Q+A with Director Anne Makepeace and Yurok Chief Judge Abby Abinanti

Region: Bay Area

Location:

45096 Cahto Street, Mendocino, CA 95460 (corner of Ford & Cahto)

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Jun

Film Screening: CHASING TRANE: THE JOHN COLTRANE DOCUMENTARY

SAN FRANCISCO-- For many, the late 1960s was about exploring spiritual consciousness and breaking down boundaries. John Coltrane was someone whose work exemplified these goals.

Region: Bay Area

Location:

Museum of the Africa Diaspora (MoAD), 685 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105

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Jun

Shaping San Francisco Free Public Talk: Kent Minault’s “Diggerly-Do’s”

SAN FRANCISCO-- Kent Minault illustrates a narrative of the explosive first six months of the San Francisco Diggers, chronicling a turning point in SF and the transformation of a youth into a lifelong activist (accompanied by photos by Chuck Gould, and music by Peter Coyote.)

Region: Bay Area

Location:

The Eric Quezada Center for Culture & Politics, 518 Valencia Street (at 16th), San Francisco CA 94110, wheelchair accessible.

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