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September 4, 2012
WEDNESDAY 29 Bernal Heights outdoor cinema Roccapulco Supper Club, 3140 Mission, SF; www.bhoutdoorcine.org. 7pm, $10 suggested donation. The first of five nights of film screenings...

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August 28, 2012
 Wednesday 29Bernal Heights outdoor cinema Roccapulco Supper Club, 3140 Mission, SF; www.bhoutdoorcine.org. 7pm, $10 suggested donation. The first of five nights of film screenings...

A week after police crack down, People’s Library still operating in East Oakland

August 17, 2012
The building where activists, some from Occupy Oakland, created a free library and garden August 13 was raided by police that night. But that...

Creating activist scholars: extended interview with Andrej Grubacic

August 10, 2012
For this week's paper, we talked with with Andrej Grubacic, the new head of the anthropology department at the California Institute for Integral Studies....

On the Cheap Listings

August 7, 2012
Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks.WEDNESDAY 8"Original Yoga: Rediscovering Traditional...

Instrumental duo Silian Rail includes ‘every/one’

August 7, 2012
Do artists need vocals and lyrics to demand audience attention in a place like the Bay Area, where there are new musicians popping up...

Bay Area activists join in anger over Anaheim police shootings

July 31, 2012
Last weekend in Anaheim, police shot and killed two young men. Every day since, protesters have taken to the streets. This weekend, a national...

Best of the Bay 2012: Local Heroes

2012 Local HeroesAlex Tom and Shaw San LiuAlex Tom and Shaw San Liu — the executive director and lead organizer for the Chinese Progressive...

To be a poster artist during Occupy: Chuck Sperry on psychedelic art, social change, and port shutdowns

With Occupy's first anniversary sneaking up on us, has enough time past since its inception to reflect on its urban encampments and frightening conflicts...

The People’s School

Oakland's Lakeview Elementary is seized and transformed by protesting parents

Sit-in at Lakeview elementary raided, free classes continue, rally at 5pm

This post has been updatedA sit-in at Oakland’s Lakeview Elementary School ended early this morning as police from the Oakland School Police force entered...

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June 26, 2012
WEDNESDAY 27Julian Davis campaign kick-off Peacock Lounge, 552 Haight, SF; Facebook: Julian Davis for District 5. 6-11pm, free. Julian Davis is president of the...

Students, parents, teachers march in support of Lakeview sit-in

June 24, 2012
More than 100 gathered outside Oakland City Hall for a rally and march June 23 to celebrate the sit-in at Lakeview Elementary School. The...

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June 21, 2012
Wednesday 20Pack the court for Kali, Hayward Hall of Justice, 24405 Amador #108, Hayward; www.occupyoakland.org. 8-11am, free. Of all the outrageous and unjust arrests...

OccuPride remembers

QUEER ISSUE: Pride has long been a forum for protest, and this year is no different

Bringing the heat

June 16, 2012
On June 13, more than 400 people, mainly from law enforcement and non-profits, gathered for a conference in downtown Oakland’s Marriott Hotel. Outside, a...

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June 12, 2012
yael@sfbg.comTHURSDAY 14Solitary confinement at Pelican Bay, Audre Lourde Room, Women's Building, 3548 18th St., SF; www.womensbuilding.org. 6:30pm, free. This panel discussion on the use...

Only real change can avert more conflict

This week's May Day events brought together immigrant groups, labor unions, and activists with the Occupy movement to confront gross inequities in our economic...

Police and protesters on collision course in Oakland

Police at Oakland City Hall are already in riot gear, waiting for a couple large May Day marches that converged at San Antonio Park,...

Oakland protest: Tear gas, one arrest

Tuesday morning brought an eruption of protests though out downtown Oakland as Occupy activists marched and rallied in support of a national general strike...

May Day protests begin with ferry workers strike

May Day activities have begun with a strike by ferry workers and Golden Gate Transit workers, halting parts of the morning commute.About 100 ferry...

On eve of May Day, Valencia, Mission Police Station vandalized

A group of protesters left a trail of broken glass and paint tonight as they made their way from Dolores Park to Duboce on...

What’s going on for Bay Area May Day?

April 30, 2012
UPDATE: The Golden Gate Labor Coalition has announced a change of plans. Instead of Golden Gate Bridge pickets, the coalition will be supporting a...

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April 11, 2012
FRIDAY 13Born N Raised in Frisco Eric Quesada Center for Culture and Politics, 518 Valencia, SF, 6:30pm, free www.tinyurl.com/poormagevent. A celebration of the end...