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Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist of the 1930’s
SFSU professor Bob Cherny gives a lecture on his new book Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist of the 1930’s. Arnautoff was the most important muralist in the 1930's in the bay area and he was hounded during the 1950's witch hunt leading him to leave the bay area for the Soviet Union....
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:58PM
Memorial Paddle Out in Santa Cruz for Jack O'Neill 7-9-2017
Foggy morning, but a lot of Santa Cruz and others from afar, came to pay their respects....
Posted: Sun Jul 9, 2017 7:51PM
Review of Brontez Purnell's Since I Laid My Burden Down by Eugenio Negro
San José satirist Eugenio Negro reviews Oakland artist Brontez Purnell's new novel Since I Laid my Burden Down....
Posted: Sat Jul 8, 2017 3:38PM
Queer resistance projects in the streets on Pride weekend
Street projectionists descend on San Francisco over Pride weekend to share messages of resistance. Events will be ongoing throughout the weekend in Civic Center, the Castro and Mission neighborhoods. No pride in corporate exploitation. No pride in state violence and incarceration. No pride in evictions and displacement. Stonewall was a riot! #QueerResistance...
Posted: Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:54AM
Nude Summer of Love Continues
Nude Summer of Love Parade took place on May 20 and will continue this Sunday, June 25th at the Gay Pride Parade. We had 60 nude participants and the Dutch Public Broadcast TV filmed the parade for a documentary about the Summer of Love that will air in Holland this summer. We will continue the celebration of the hippie revolution and body freedom at the Gay Pride Parade this Sunday. Video 7 min...
Posted: Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:00AM
Stop Santa Cruz Neo-Nazi Band the Highway Murderers from Performing in San Jose
The Highway Murderers are a corny crypto-fascist butt rock band from Santa Cruz, California (they categorize their music as punk and thrash metal). Since the band’s formation in 2002, they have constantly been subject to criticism and resistance from the northern California music community for their consistently violent, misogynistic, and racist behavior. This has resulted in them generally being barred from performing at venues in their home town....
Posted: Sat May 20, 2017 11:43AM
Report on Projection at Oakland Coliseum
Don the Con has admitted to obstructing justice, and he should be impeached. We tried to project just that on a billboard next to Oracle Coliseum, after a Warriors game (victory!). IMPEACH didn't fit the sign as well as Fuck Trump. As fireworks went up so did the chant, "Fuck Trump! Fuck Trump!"...
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 9:34PM
Pussy Riot Raises Free Speech Issues Through a "Biased Informative Musical"
Pussy Riot takes on a different way to raise awareness to free speech issues in Russia, and other countries, by presenting the audience a "Biased Informative Musical"....
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:57PM
Interview with Zero from El Vuh about Mexica New Year on March 11-12 in San José, California (audio/x-wav 103.0mb)
Calpulli Tonalehqueh's Aztec New Year is a multi-cultural, family event in celebration of the Aztec New Year beginning with a sunrise ceremony and features live entertainment, arts, crafts, information, food and beverage booths....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:57AM
No Milo at UC Berkeley: Resistance Dance Party!
Sproul Plaza Berkeley, California 94720...
Event Date: Wed Feb 1, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:16PM
Shut Up and Listen. The Police Are Not Feminist
Cops were created not only to protect slavery, but have an equally long history of "protecting white womens' virtue" by murdering black men....
Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:36PM
Speakeasies and Artists Warehouses: A Tale of Two Oaklands
Maybe the saddest, or perhaps, realest, takeaway of the twisted post-Ghost Ship narrative is that white people who live in warehouses are worthy of a mayoral executive order, but poor Brown and Black children being poisoned by lead are not....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 7:04PM
Oakland Administration Adding Insult to Injury with “Aggressive” Response to Warehouse Fire
The town hall meeting on safe and affordable housing that was held on Wednesday brought together roughly 300 community members, artists and homeless residents who had a chance to tell city leaders what solutions they want to see to Oakland’s housing and eviction crisis....
Posted: Sun Jan 8, 2017 7:26PM
Selective Enforcement documented on Pacific Ave. in Santa Cruz, CA (video/mp4 45.7mb)
A chance encounter with a Ranger as we were documenting the marked lack of performers and artists on the avenue led to some insight into the types of directives that law enforcement has been given by the city. 3 minute video. Full story below....
Posted: Sun Jan 8, 2017 10:55AM
Avenge The Ghost Ship: Remembering Denalda (video/mp4 208.3mb)
A brief statement and film in memory of our beloved Denalda...
Posted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 2:34AM
Photos of Ghost Ship Artist Collective Fire.
Photos from the Ghost Ship artist collective fire....
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 8:05AM
Juggling BANNED in Santa Cruz? Pacific Ave. Juggler Ticketed and Detained 12/17/2016 (video/mp4 121.4mb)
Video documentation of claims by a member of the SCPD that juggling is illegal as he tickets and detains a performer on Pacific Ave. in Santa Cruz on Saturday December 17, 2016....
Posted: Sun Dec 18, 2016 11:08AM
Don McCaslin 90th. Birthday party held last night (12-15-2016)
Happy Birthday Don and thank you for many years of great music! Don has played his vibes and piano, in and around Santa Cruz, at many venues throughout the years!...
Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 2:13PM
Nurses: Tragic Fire Highlights Need for Real Action in Oakland on Affordable Housing Crisis
The horrid loss of life in the Oakland warehouse fire Saturday night should be a call for first grieving followed by action on the broader problem plaguing Oakland and similar Bay Area communities – inadequate affordable housing, said the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United today....
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:30PM
Santa Cruz Holiday Parade December 3, 2016
The event is held every year in Santa Cruz Ca....
Posted: Sat Dec 3, 2016 10:26PM