17th Annual Mario Savio Memorial Lecture: NEW STRATEGIES FOR CONFRONTING THE CLIMATE CRISIS. NOVEMBER 12, 2013, 8:00 pm, Doors open: 6:30 pm Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley Campus. ADMISSION FREE.

Date of the Event: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 6:30pm - 10:00pm

 

17th Annual Mario Savio Memorial Lecture:

NEW STRATEGIES FOR CONFRONTING THE CLIMATE CRISIS.

NOVEMBER 12, 2013, 8:00 pm, Doors open: 6:30 pm 

Wheeler Auditorium, UC Berkeley Campus.

ADMISSION FREE

 

 with: Michael Brune, Executive Director., SIERRA CLUB; Phil Radford, Exec. Dir. GREENPEACE;  May Boeve, Exec. Dir. and Co-founder,  350.org; Sharon Lungo, Co-Director, the RUCKUS SOCIETY; and Gopal Dayaneni, MOVEMENT GENERATION/Justice and Ecology Project  

Also: presentation of the Mario Savio Young Activist Award
Presented annually to honor the memory of Mario Savio (1942-1996), a spokesperson for Berkeley's Free Speech Movement (1964), and the spirit of moral courage and vision which he and countless other activists of his generation exemplified, to promote the ideals and values he struggled to advance throughout his life, and to recognize and encourage young activists striving to build a more humane and just society.
Event contact: savio@sonic.net
co-sponsored by KPFA

 

The Sixteenth Annual Progressive Festival Co-hosted by The Petaluma Progressives and Occupy Petaluma. Sunday, September 15, 2013 12:30pm to 5:00pm Walnut Park downtown Petaluma, CA

Date of the Event: 
Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 12:30pm - 5:00pm

The Sixteenth Annual Progressive Festival

Co-hosted by The Petaluma Progressives and Occupy Petaluma

Sunday, September 15, 2013

12:30pm to 5:00pm

Walnut Park
downtown Petaluma, CA

Speakers:

Daniel Ellsberg - Pentagon Papers whistleblower, supporter of Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden 

Jill Stein - 2012 Green Party Presidential candidate

Norman Solomon - author, activist, community organizer 

Therese Mughannam-Walrath - Palestinian peace activist

Michael Nagler - Director, Metta Center for Nonviolence

Marc Armstrong - Director, Public Banking Institute

Kamal Prasad - food issues activist

Also speakers on:

  • Immigration issues
  • Stopping mass incarceration
  • Fukushima nuclear plant
  • Unite Here labor campaign
  • Labeling GMOs

Entertainment:

The Pounce & Denounce PlayHouse - Occupy Petaluma's own theater troupe

De Colores with special guest, Francisco Herrera (Música de las Americas)

Spoken Word & Drums by Masaba (the Last Poets), &
Michael Rothenburg (100K Poets for Change)

Many Social Justice, Environmental, Labor, and Community Organizations will have Informational booths/tables.

The event is produced by the Petaluma Progressives and is cosponsored by KPFA 94.1 FM (kpfa.org), the Peace & Justice Center of Sonoma County, The Bohemian (bohemian.com) and the Committee for Immigrant Rights (immigrantrightssonoma.org), Sonoma County (peaceandjusticesonomaco.org). It takes place at Walnut Park, Petaluma Blvd South and D Street, downtown Petaluma. It is free to the public.

Tamales, Rice, Beans, Other Goodies & Drinks Available.

To reserve space, please send your check to:

The Petaluma Progressives
P.O. Box 445
Petaluma, CA
94953

For more info, call 707.763.8134

Or by email: info@progressivefestival.org

 

 

 

KPFA Cosponsored Event


5th Annual SF Latino Film Festival - Sept. 12-27 - Various Venues - SF/Berkeley/Oakland/San Jose

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 7:00pm - Friday, September 27, 2013 - 10:00pm

Cine+Mas presents the San Francisco Latino Film Festival, September 12-27 in theatres and cultural centers throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, screening award winning and critically acclaimed documentary and feature films from Latin America, South America and the USA.

For more information visit: sflatinofilmfestival.org

Co-sponsored by KPFA.

KPFA Radio with Oakland Education Association and the Berkeley Federation of Teachers presents: "An Evening with DIANE RAVITCH" "Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger for America's Public Schools" Host: Philip Maldari

Date of the Event: 
Saturday, September 28, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

 KPFA Radio with Oakland Education Association

and the Berkeley Federation of Teachers presents

"An Evening with DIANE RAVITCH”

“Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement

and the Danger for America’s Public Schools”

Hosted by Philip Maldari and Introduced by Dr. Bernard R. Gifford

Saturday, Sept. 28, 7:30 pm
King Middle School, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, CA
$12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com :: 800-838-3006  or Pegasus Books (3 locations), Marcus Books, Mrs. Dalloway’s, Moe’s, Walden Pond, DIESEL a Bookstore, and Modern Times ($15 door)
$5 for public school teachers, public school workers & students with ID:
call (510) 549-2307 or 510-763-4020

KPFA benefit

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents: DAVID BACON on Mexican Migration "The Right To Stay Home: How U.S. Policy Drives Mexican Migration" Hosted by Miguel Guerrero

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents:

DAVID BACON on Mexican Migration “The Right To Stay Home: How U.S. Policy Drives Mexican Migration” Hosted by Miguel Guerrero

Thursday, Sept. 26, 7:30 pm

Oakland Asian Cultural Center,

388 Ninth Street, Oakland, CA

Wheelchair access

$12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com :: 800-838-3006 or Marcus Books, Pegasus Books (3 locations), Mrs. Dalloway’s, Moe’s Books, Walden Pond, DIESEL, A Bookstore, and Modern Times ($15 door)

Shadows of Liberty THURSDAY, JUNE 20, at 7:00 PM at the California Theatre, Berkeley, CA

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 9:00pm

Shadows of Liberty Comes to the California Theatre

Internationally acclaimed documentary reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups and corporate control

CALIFORNIA THEATRE
2113 KITTREDGE ST.

BERKELEY, CA 94704

Information: 510-848-0620

Tickets are only $15, or $35 for the post-screening Up Close and Personal intimate reception at historic KPFA Free Speech Radio at 1929 MLK, Jr. Way, one block north of University Ave, with filmmaker Jean-Philippe Tremblay and special guests.
 
Tickets can be purchased at: California Theatre Box Office Online: http://goo.gl/IEyOq,or at the California Theatre door.

 
 
There will be an encore screening at the Netroots Nation Conference on Saturday, June 22, 6:00 PM at the San Jose Convention Center.  This screening is free to conference participants and $15 for all others at the door.
 
 
All proceeds from both screenings benefit Project Censored / Media Freedom Foundation / KPFA Community Radio

 
Filmmaker, members of the film’s contributors, post screening panel and panel moderator are available for interviews between now and the screening.

KPFA Radio presents: Rev. Byron Williams: An Outspoken Evening with America's only Pastor & Progressive Journalist From "1963: The Year of Hope and Hostility"... until now. Hosted by Gabrielle Wilson

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

KPFA Radio presents:
Rev. Byron Williams: An Outspoken Evening with America’s only
Pastor & Progressive Journalist
From “1963: The Year of Hope and Hostility”… until now.
Hosted by Gabrielle Wilson

Thursday, July 25, 7:30 pm
Black Repertory Theatre
3201 Adeline Street, Berkeley
$12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com :: 800-838-3006

or Pegasus Books 3 locations), Marcus Books, Mrs. Dalloway’s, Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, DIESEL a Bookstore.

SF: Modern Times  ($15 door)

KPFA Radio & La Pena Cultural Center present: NANCY MOREJON Fresh from Cuba, the celebrated poet and public intellectual. Presented by AL YOUNG California Poet Laureate emeritus, novelist, essayist & Kathleen Weaver, poet, and biographer.

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

KPFA Radio & La Peña Cultural Center presents

NANCY MOREJON

Fresh from Cuba, the celebrated poet and public intellectual

Presented by AL YOUNG

California Poet Laureate emeritus, novelist, essayist & Kathleen Weaver, poet, biographer, translator

Thursday, June 13, 7:30 pm

La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA

$10 advance tickets, $12 door: www.Lapena.org

benefit for KPFA + LaPeña

 

 

World-renowned political theorist, philosopher, historian, author, activist, & MIT Professor Emeritus NOAM CHOMSKY speaking on "Palestinian Hopes, Regional Turmoil" with Special Guest HOLLY NEAR & The Peace Becomes You Band!

Date of the Event: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

World-renowned political theorist, philosopher,
historian, author, activist,
& MIT Professor Emeritus

NOAM CHOMSKY

speaking on

"Palestinian Hopes, Regional Turmoil"

with Special Guest HOLLY NEAR & The Peace Becomes You Band!

Wednesday, May 8, 7pm
Paramount Theatre, Oakland
2025 Broadway, downtown Oakland (near 19th Street Bart)

$12-$200 Tickets available NOW!


KPFA Radio presents: MARCUS SAMUELSSON "Yes, Chef, A Memoir" Hosted by Gaetano Kazuo Maida

Date of the Event: 
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

KPFA Radio presents:

MARCUS SAMUELSSON

"Yes, Chef, A Memoir"

Hosted by Gaetano Kazuo Maida

Monday, June 17, 7:30 pm
St. John’s Presbyterian Church
2727 College Avenue, Berkeley, CA

$12 advance tickets: brownpapertickets.com :: 800-838-3006 or Pegasus

Books 3 locations), Marcus Books, Mrs. Dalloway’s, Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore,
DIESEL a Bookstore. SF: Modern Times ($15 door)

KPFA benefit

 

 

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