Cesar Chavez Day Recalls 50 Years of Struggle

Posted March 30, 2012 by Randy Shaw

Today’s Cesar Chavez Day comes during the 50th anniversary of Chavez’s setting off on his seemingly impossible goal of organizing California farmworkers. This period has seen a remarkable growth in Latino political power, electoral clout, and in unionized Latino workers,
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The ROOM Series’ “Low Reed” Comes to the Royce Gallery

Posted March 30, 2012 by E. "Doc" Smith

For their first “instrumentation-themed evenings” of 2012, the ROOM Series puts “three entities of the low-end reed persuasion in the room together”, tonight at the Royce Gallery. ROVA founding member Jon Raskin, LA-based new music clarinetist Marty Walker, and the
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The Caretaker – “Gripping”; Aliens

Posted March 30, 2012 by Buzzin' Lee Hartgrave

THE CARETAKER – GRIPPING Harold Pinter’s play put him on the map of Theatre greats. Before “The Caretaker” came along there was his “Birthday Party” that did not hold up as well. The Caretaker revolves around a disgusting, smelly man,
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Chilling Impact of Court Rejecting Health Care Law

Posted March 29, 2012 by Randy Shaw

Progressives are surprisingly unconcerned about the Supreme Court’s now likely striking down of the individual mandate and perhaps the entire health care law. To the contrary, articles on sites like Firedoglake.com and TheNation.com argue that striking down the law creates
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San Francisco International Film Festival 55 Preview

Posted March 29, 2012 by Peter Wong

Come late April, the San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF)’s 55th edition will delight viewers new and old with two weeks’ worth of entertaining and thoughtful cinema from around the world. This preview will hit some of the highlights from
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