13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Make The Dream Real 2011

Date of the Event: 
Monday, January 17, 2011 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

13th Annual Martin Luther King Jr.
National Holiday Celebration
Make The Dream Real 2011
Monday, January 17th, 2011
10:00 am - 12 noon
Free Community Event - Donations Welcome

Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church
1188 - 12th Street @ Adeline, Oakland

with hosts Rev. Andrea Davidson, Kokomon Clottey & Dr. Matthew Fox
Mistress of Ceremony Aimee Allison of The Morning Show, KPFA
and keynote speaker Marianne Williamson, world renown lecturer & New York Times multiple bestselling author

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.

ROBERT AND DAYNA BAER "The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story"

Date of the Event: 
Sunday, March 27, 2011 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

ROBERT BAER+ DAYNA BAER  
“The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story”

Hosted by Aimee Allison

Monday, March 21, 7:30
First Congregational Church, Sanctuary
2345 Channing Way (at Dana), Berkeley

Widely known inside the C.I.A. as the best operative working the Middle East (portrayed by George Clooney in the film Syriana), Baer fell in love with a UC Berkeley graduate who’d become a CIA shooter. This is their true story – “A revealing firsthand account of international espionage and romance inside the CIA” – Jane Mayer, author of The Dark Side

KPFA BENEFIT

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

TONY SERRA + PAULETTE FRANKL "Lust For Justice: The Radical Life & Law of J. Tony Serra"

Date of the Event: 
Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

TONY SERRA + PAULETTE FRANKL 
“Lust For Justice: The Radical Life & Law of J. Tony Serra"
Author/artist Paulette Frankl and her subject Tony Serra, the greatest counter-culture lawyer of our time, will discuss Serra’s life and some of his greatest political trials. Serra is known for defending Black Panther leader Huey Newton and winning death penalty acquittals for Chol Soo Lee, Patrick “Hooty” Croy and Bear Lincoln. He successfully defended Earth First! activist Judi Bari in the biggest win ever against the FBI.

Wednesday, March 6, 7:30 PM
Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley

KPFA BENEFIT

RUSSELL SIMMONS "Super Rich: An Evening with Russell Simmons" Hosted by Davey D

Date of the Event: 
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

RUSSELL SIMMONS  
“Super Rich: An Evening with Russell Simmons”
Hosted by Davey D
The Godfather of Hip-Hop “defines true affluence as a higher state of consciousness. Read this book and tap into the infinit supply of abundance in your own being.”—Deepak Chopra

Tuesday, February 22, 7:30 PM
With Marcus Books
First Congregational Church of Oakland
2501 Harrison at 27th Street, Oakland

KPFA BENEFIT

MARK STEVENSON "An Optimist's Tour of the Future" One Curious Man Sets Out to Answer "What's Next?"

Date of the Event: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

MARK STEVENSON    
“An Optimist’s Tour of the Future”
One Curious Man Sets Out to Answer “What’s Next?
“Blind optimism is the last thing the world needs—it’s a recipe for disappointment. But what about ptimism based on careful reasoning? …That’s what’s on offer here. Stevenson’s tools are curiousity, open-mindedness, clarity, and reason. That makes his journey intriguing and ultimately exhilarating.”

Tuesday, Feb. 15
First Congregational Church of Berkeley
2345 Channing Way (at Dana St.)

KPFA BENEFIT

An Evening with AMY CHUA "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" Hosted by Aimee Allison

Date of the Event: 
Thursday, January 20, 2011 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents

An Evening with AMY CHUA

“Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother”

Hosted by Aimee Allison

Thursday, January 20, 2011, 7:30 pm

Berkeley Hillside Club

2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley

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

or: Pegasus Books (3 locations), Mrs. Dalloway’s, Moe’s Books, Walden Pond,
DIESEL, A Bookstore, and Modern Times ($15 door)

An Evening with Richard Wolff, Capitalism Hits the Fan; The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It

Date of the Event: 
Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

KPFA Radio 94.1FM presents

An Evening with Richard Wolff

"Capitalism Hits the Fan; The Global Economic Meltdown and What to Do About It"

Hosted by Brian Edwards-Tiekert

Sunday, January 16, 7:30 pm

Berkeley Hillside Club

2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley

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

or: Pegasus Books (3 locations), Mrs. Dalloway’s, Moe’s Books, Walden Pond, DIESEL, A Bookstore, and Modern Times  ($15 door)

Bay Area Artists Unite For KPFA, A benefit & appreciation party for KPFA 94.1 FM

Date of the Event: 
Sunday, December 19, 2010 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

 

Bay Area Artists Unite For KPFA, A benefit & appreciation party for KPFA 94.1 FM


Sunday December 19, 2010

At La Peña Cultural Center

3105 Shattuck Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94705 USA, 7-10pm

$15-50 sliding scale, $10 for students

 

Featuring:

An intimate acoustic set with Rupa Marya of Rupa and the April Fishes

Carne Cruda featuring hip hop MC Rico Pabon

La Mission Band performing music from the movie, 'La Mission' 

Las Bomberas De La Bahia, An all female group upholding the Puerto Rican tradition of Bomba drumming and dancing.

Soulful wonders: Valerie Troutt and Codany Holiday

Poetess Nina Serrano and artist Mamacoatl

Drummer Jaz Sawyer and the Bay Area All Stars

MC’d by Luis Medina with DJ SANTERO + Special Guests

 

* A special thanks to La Pena and all the artists performing and every single person working at KPFA.

 

For more info visit : www.kpfa.orgwww.lapena.org

This is a KPFA benefit

 

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