in this events update, i'm including an especially big collection of things to do. the list starts w/ today (thursday) & goes into december! don't be intimidated by it though, it's not really that long, & december is not that far away...
so please scroll down & mark your calendars as you go.
also, please sign this petition to request Michael Pollan for US Secretary of Agriculture & pass it on! http://www.petitiononline.com/
and, of note: meditation sessions at the yoga loft & axis syllabus dance classes at ODC are happening more frequently, so i didn't add them into the schedule below. i would love it if you emailed me to get details on either.
***conspiracy of venus at adobe books for big bell magazine release party. 3166 16th st. between guerrero & valencia streets. around 8:45. readings by bill berkson, leigh gallagher, and sunnylyn thibodeaux. songs will alternate w/ readings. we will sing 3 songs (2 by tom waits + our debut of "aint no sunshine" by bill withers). not sure what time the actual event will start; feel free to arrive earlier. (rsvp here if you have facebook) how are we going to fit? i have no idea.
before &/or after the above event -
**magic leaves cd release, kacey johansing, & jeff manson (i think) at amnesia in the mission. 853 valencia st. between 19th & 20th streets.
**trainwreck riders w/ Dead Westerners and the Millbrae Bros. at irelands 32. 3rd & geary streets. $5. welcome twr back from their tour!!
*raw thanksgiving holiday feast class & dinner w/ living foods chef elaina love at the caretaker's house. 3-9pm. mmmmmm.
*alemany farm workday 12-5pm.
*soup & lectures. 552 capp street (between 20 & 21). 7pm. their description: come, eat, and learn as your friends assume a mini-expertise on topics that excite them. lecture 1: "THE LIMITS OF COMPUTATION" presented by paul./ lecture 2: "STELLAR NUCLEOSYNTHESIS TO SIBERIAN DISASTERS" presented by wu li. / lecture 3: "CELESTIAL NAVIGATION" presented by lauren. we'll prepare a wintry soup for you. one dollar donation suggested. attendees leave with handmade booklets, full bellies, and new knowledge. email email@example.com for more info & to be put on their email list. january's possible topics include giraffes' digestion, tidal patterns, & staining glass. (see attachment)
**the entrance band / rodriguez & other folkyeah people at the great american music hall. 8pm. tickets: $17 adv/$19 door.
*potluck at the caretaker's house. 848 divisadero. 7:30pm - bedtime. weekly.
***community yoga class at the caretaker's house. 848 divisadero. 5:45pm. write to me if you can make it and/or want more details.
**the romane event comedy show at the make-out room. 7-10pm. 225 22nd ST (near the 24th ST BART). this is my neighbor's event!
11-27 thursday! thanksgiving
(i'm leaving their description cuz it's so great -- awesome flyer attached -- worth examining closely)
**CARETAKERS THANKSGIVING POTLUCK SHEBANG!
4pm til whenever!!!!
848 Divisadero @ McAllister!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Pie contest! Savory dish contest!!
Music! Antics! Hopscotch! Limbo!
BEST THANKSGIVING EVER!!!
11-28 friday to 11-30 sunday
***thanksgiving weekend yoga retreat w/ tony briggs & geoffrey roniger @ westerbake ranch in sonoma.
**people people at the hemlock tavern.
**botticellis at bottom of the hill.
***conspiracy of venus at oakland art murmur. we're singing outside around 7:30 at 23rd & Telegraph. event (art walk) starts around 6pm.
**yoga loft workshop: home practice & personal studies w/ jason crandell. 12:30-6pm.
**international day of action on climate change
*fundraiser music show at the caretaker's house. to raise $ for solar tubing. bands/details to be determined.
***alemany farm workday 12-5pm.
**eco-craft-gift sale on my front porch. w/ exciting things made by ronnie, letty, & isabelle. details on the way.
**conspiracy of venus opens for evening empire at the house of shields in sf. around 9pm.
PLEASE DOUBLE-CHECK EVENT INFO BEFORE ATTENDING. (that's what the links are for.)
a couple more things:
1) i'm trying a new (ridiculous) coding system just for fun & to make it easier to coordinate plans for meeting up.
*** - i plan to go
** - maybe i'm going
* - i'm probably not going but still want to spread the word
2) if you're on facebook, suggestions of pages to look at and possibly befriend:
conspiracy of venus
earth share of california
thanks, & happy thanksgiving!!