Friday, September 26, 2008

Graze the Roof Garden Party @ Glide + Slow Motion Cowboys House Show Tonight

Dear friends,

If you need a break from the debates tonight, there is plenty going on locally (if you're in SF) to help balance out the focus on national politics, or to provide a forum for discussion. The events (music shows, food & farming workdays & workshops, & other community happenings) continue into the weekend, and into October. Please scan the list below & mark your calendars & (if you haven't done so yet) register to vote! :)

*9/26 Friday, 4:30-7:30, Graze the Roof Garden Opening at Glide Memorial Church.

*9/26 Friday, 8pm & on, House Show @ Turk & Steiner w/ Slow Motion Cowboys (Pete from Trainwreck Riders & housemate Dan), Emily Jane White, & Adam Stephens (from 2 Gallants) - email for address

*9/26 also today,
Critical Mass, Bike!Bike! Workshops (all weekend), & BBQ at Dolores Park. Lea's blog has more entertaining details on events this weekend (happy birthday to her!).
*9/26 Friday, if you're in the South Bay - Botticellis, Man/Miracle, & Vox Jaguar @ the Crepe Place in Santa Cruz

*9/27 Saturday, 10am-noon, Medicinal Tea workshop at Garden for the Environment. To pre-register, call 415 731-5627 or email
*9/27 Saturday, 12-5pm Workday at Alemany Farm
*9/27 Saturday, Music in Marin Headlands w/ Magic Leaves, Blank Tapes, Indianna Hale, Sleepy Todd, & more. Send them a message to find out where to go.
*9/27 Saturday, 7:30, Benefit for El Salvador w/ Perranosperous at the Women's Building on 18th St.
*9/28 Sunday, the Entrance Band, Megapuss (w/ Devendra Banhart), & Little Joy (w/ drummer Fabio from the Strokes) at the Independent
*9/30 Tuesday, Community Hatha Yoga Class at the Caretakers House (ongoing Tuesdays - email me to RSVP)
*10/2 Thursday, Second Attention & the Power of Dreaming Discussion (Paratheatre) at Fields Bookstore

*10/3 Friday - 10/5 Sunday, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival at Golden Gate Park with MC HAMMER!!, Iron & Wine, Greg Brown, Gogol Bordello, Hazel Dickens, and more

*10/4 Saturday, 10am-12Noon. Urban Composting workshop at
at Garden for the Environment. To pre-register, call 415 731-5627 or email
*10/5 Sunday, Dreaming Ritual Public Demonstration (Paratheatre) in Berkeley

*10/5 Sunday, Iron & Wine solo show (& benefit) at Bimbo's
*10/8 Wednesday, Community Alliance for Family Farmer's Eat Local Month Kickoff at Alemany Farm
*10/8 Wednesday, Indianna Hale, Sleepy Todd, & Obo Martin at Hotel Utah
*10/9 Thursday, 7:30 doors, Sean Hayes w/ Trainwreck Riders! at the Independent (flyer by Ronnie attached - please pass it on!)

*10/10 Friday, 8:30, WomenRock Benefit Show for Gina-Missing Persons at the Starry Plough in Berkeley. Kate Gaffney, Melissa Rapp, Aoede, Grace Woods Trio, & Kristin Hathaway.

*10/10 Friday, Sean Hayes w/ Obo Martin at the Crepe Place in Santa Cruz
*10/11 Saturday, Slide Ranch's Harvest Fest. Email if you'd like to volunteer.
*10/13-10/19 Monday-Sunday Chain Reaction Moving Arts Intensive in Berkeley
*10/15 Wednesday, Jolie Holland & Herman Dune at Bimbo's
*10/19 Sunday, Alemany Farm's 4th Annual Harvest Fest! Music, Kids Activities, Potluck

*10/25 Saturday, Clarion Alley Block Party - music, art, fun times, & more. details on the way
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1 comment:

Grace said...

Thanks for the mention Jessie! I enjoyed reading your posts!
-Grace of the Grace Woods Trio