Events in Berkeley

Israeli peace activist and author MIKO PELED with his riveting new memoir The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine Introduced by Dr. Hisham Ahmed

Date of the Event: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Israeli peace activist and author

MIKO PELED

with his riveting new memoir
The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine
(Foreword by Alice Walker)

Speaking on
Wednesday, September 19 – 7pm
Berkeley City College

2050 Center Street, near downtown Berkeley BART

Tickets $10 advance, from www.brownpapertickets.com

$12 door, BCC students $5

ASL interpreted, wheelchair accessible
Cosponsored by department of Global Studies, also KPFA, Jewish Voice for Peace, CODE PINK, Bay Area Women in Black, San Francisco Women in Black

Benefit for Clean Water for Children in Gaza
For info: 510-548-0542, meca@mecaforpeace.org 



JAMES GLEICK The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood

Date of the Event: 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

JAMES GLEICK  
The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood

Hosted by Brian Edwards-Tiekert

The thoroughly brilliant author of Chaos: Making a New Science, Genius: The Life and Times of Richard Feynman, Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything, and What Just Happened: A Chronicle From the Information Frontier” – three of whom have been Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalists – presents his latest thinking.

Wednesday, March 16
First Congregational Church, Sanctuary
2345 Channing Way (at Dana), Berkeley

KPFA BENEFIT

JARON LANIER "YOU ARE NOT A GADGET: A MANIFESTO"

Date of the Event: 
Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Berkeley Arts & Letters presents:JARON LANIER   "YOU ARE NOT A GADGET: A MANIFESTO"7:30 PM at the Hillside Club (2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley)$12 advance (Brown Paper Tickets or 800-838-3006), $15 at the door(Hillside members half price)berkeleyarts&letters.org Berkeley Arts & Letters presents:Wednesday, January 27   JARON LANIER"YOU ARE NOT A GADGET: A MANIFESTO"

JOEL KOTKIN "THE NEXT HUNDRED MILLION: AMERICA IN 2050"

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, February 18, 2010 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Berkeley Arts & Letters presents: JOEL KOTKIN "THE NEXT HUNDRED MILLION: AMERICA IN 2050" Thursday, February 18 7:30 PM at FCCB (First Congregational Church of Berkeley, Channing Way at Dana, Berkeley; enter via Channing Way white doors) $12 advance (Brown Paper Tickets or 800-838-3006), $15 door

July LSB meeting

Date of the Event: 
Saturday, July 10, 2010 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

The July LSB meeting will be on Saturday July 10 from 11am-4pm at the North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Avenue at MLK Jr. Way.

Keep The Faith Benefit at the Cowell Theater, Fort Mason-SF - Sat., June 19, 7:30 pm

Date of the Event: 
Saturday, June 19, 2010 - 7:30pm - 11:00pm

Keep The Faith, an extravaganza of music, poetry and circus performances in honor of legendary folk singer/activist Faith Petric will take place on Saturday, June 19, 7:30 pm at the Cowell Theater, Fort Mason, San Francisco.  Part of the proceeds to benefit KPFA and New Old Time Chautauqua.

KPFA 94.1 FM Presents: RACHEL MADDOW "DRIFT: The Unmooring of American Military Power" Hosted by Max Pringle

Date of the Event: 
Friday, April 13, 2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT
Friday, April 13, 8:00 pm
RACHEL MADDOW
“DRIFT: The Unmooring of American Military Power”
Hosted by Max Pringle
King Middle School
1781 Rose Street, Berkeley
$15 advance tickets available March 9th: Brown Paper Tickets or 800-838-3006
or independent bookstores: Pegasus Books (3 locations), Mrs. Dalloway's, Moe's Books,
Walden Pond, DIESEL, A Bookstore
in SF -  The Booksmith, Modern Times Bookstore ($18 door)
(KPFA benefit)

KPFA Candidate Community Forum, August 19

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

First KPFA Candidate Community Forum
Thursday, August 19 at Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists (BFUU)
1924 Cedar Street (at Bonita Avenue), Berkeley
6:30-9pm

KPFA Delegates/LSB meeting

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
The KPFA Delegates and LSB meeting at which the local Directors to the Pacifica National Board will be elected will take place on Thursday January 13, 2011, from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at the North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Ave in Berkeley, CA. 
The proposed agenda for the LSB meeting will be posted no later than January 6, 2011.

KPFA Fundraiser: Journalism, Media Spin and the Gaza Flotilla Actions

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

KPFA Fundraiser:
Journalism, Media Spin and the Gaza Flotilla Actions
Program to include a preview of the 1-hour documentary: "The Raid"
A benefit for KPFA 94.1FM and "The Raid" project, a documentary of never before seen footage of the 2010 Gaza Freedom Flotilla. This is also a book party for Angela Lano's "Towards Gaza: Live from the Freedom Flotilla."
Speakers: Kevin Pina, Henry Norr, Kathy Sheetz, Janet Kobren and filmmaker Marcello Faraggi
Date: Thursday, September 22, 2011
Time: 7:00-10:00pm
Location:
Berkeley Fellowship Unitarian Universalists (BFUU)
1924 Cedar (@ Bonita), Berkeley, CA 94709
(Wheelchair Accessible)
Tickets: $12 in advance at Brown Paper Tickets (www.brownpapertickets.com/event/195357) or at local independent bookstores: Modern Times, Diesel, A Bookstore, Mrs. Dalloway's, Moe's Books, Walden Pond Books
$15 at the door
Co-Sponsors:
KPFA and BFUU Social Justice Committee (www.bfuu.org)

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