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Save the Date! 12th Annual San Francisco How Weird Street Faire is on Sunday May 1st, 2011

Friday, March 25th, 2011

The 12th Annual How Weird Street Faire is coming to SoMA at noon, May 1st, 2011. So dust off your cowboy hat and go, why not?

This could be you come May Day 2011:

(In Soviet Russia, we had to make big travel to get to Burning Man, but in San Francisco, Burning Man travels to you. What a country!)

The 12th annual How Weird Street Faire
Sunday May 1, 2011
Noon to 8pm
Howard and 2nd Streets, San Francisco, Earth

All the deets after the jump!


Professor Matt Gonzalez Teaches at the Free University in the Mission – Lectures Continue ‘Til Tomorrow

Monday, February 7th, 2011

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MG in action over the weekend:

Via Steve Rhodes

Saturday, February 5 | Slingshot Gallery | 890 Valencia St (at 20th)

6:30 PM “Fundamentals of Human Nutrition”

Instructor: TATIANA GRANIK is a physician from Ukraine with expertise in preventive medicine. For the past 7 years she has been working as a nutritional consultant, educating and guiding her clients to their optimal health through diet and nutrition.

7:30 PM “Sister Corita, War Is Happening”

Instructor: DAVID DUCKWORTH will examine the art of Sister Mary Corita (Kent) (1918-1986) in terms of activism against the Vietnam War. He is a visual artist, independent curator, and lecturer.

8:30 PM “Bollywood and Terrorism”


Sunday, February 6 | Viracocha | 998 Valencia St

9-11:00 AM (downstairs at Viracocha) “Restoring San Francisco’s Urban Wildlands”

Instructor: MARTIN HOLDEN is a writer, restoration ecologist, and partner in University Press Books, Berkeley. SHARON BEALS is a Bay Area environmentalist and professional photographer, specializing in native habitats and restoration efforts. Her most recent book, Nest: Fifty Nests and the Birds that Built Them (Chronicle Books) will be in bookstores in May.

11:30-1:30 (downstairs at Viracocha) RE/Search Publications:  V. Vale and Charles Gatewood

V. VALE, publisher of RE/Search Publications and CHARLES GATEWOOD, legendary underground photographer will present and discuss.  The books in the RE/Search library are a constant source of imagination, curiosity and challenge to all preconceived notions of the world. An abiding interest in transgressive lifestyles manifested RE/Search’s best-selling volume Modern Primitives, as well as Modern Pagans and Angry Women.

Presented will be a 25 minute DVD in which Vale explains the conception and growth of the ideas behind “Modern Primitives,” as well as giving a small publishing history of RE/Search. San Francisco photographer Charles Gatewood has been studying and  documenting alternative culture since the mid-1960s. In 1977, Gatewood began collaborating with V. Vale, and he was a major contributor to the Re/Search books Modern Primitives and Modern Pagans.

2-4 PM (downstairs at Viracocha) “Abolishing Corporate Personhood to Create Authentic Democracy”

Instructor: DAVID COBB was the Green Party candidate for President of the United States in 2004. He is currently a national spokesperson for Move To Amend, a national coalition calling for a constitutional amendment to abolish  “Corporate Personhood.”

Philosophy Course Schedule

Monday, February 7 | Viracocha | 998 Valencia St

6-7:45 PM (downstairs at Viracocha) “Marx from Modernity to Postmodernity (labor, time, fantasy)”

SUSAN SHIN HEE PARK will use a Cultural Studies approach to engage students in a discourse about a theoretical topic with immediate socio-political, concrete applications.

8-9:45 PM (downstairs at Viracocha) “John Cage and the Spirit of Dada”

JOHN SMALLEY will examine the life and work of American composer John Cage (1912–1992) in relation to the early 20th-century avant-garde art movement known as Dada.

Tuesday, February 8 | Viracocha | 998 Valencia St

6-7:50 PM (downstairs at Viracocha) “Critical Thinking (Introduction to Logic)”

In this special session of “Critical Thinking,” JORDAN BOHALL andELENA GRANIK will aim to give a thorough understanding of the rudiments of logic.

8-10 PM (downstairs at Viracocha) “Introduction to Nietzsche”

EVAN KARP and ANDREW PAUL NELSON will provide a brief introduction to the life of Friedrich Nietzsche, with a reading of select passages from various works and a special emphasis on Thus Spoke Zarathustra.

Don’t Miss the 11th Annual San Francisco How Weird Street Faire – Sunday May 9th, 2010

Friday, May 7th, 2010

The 11th Annual How Weird Street Faire is coming to SoMA at noon, May 9th, 2010. So dust off your cowboy hat and go, why not?

(In Soviet Russia, we had to travel long voyage to get to Burning Man. But in San Francisco, Burning Man travels to you. What a country!)

Check it.

This could be you come Sunday:

The 11th annual

How Weird Street Faire

Sunday May 9th – Noon to 8pm

Centered at Howard and 2nd Streets, San Francisco, Earth
37° 47′ 12.4″ N  x  122° 23′53.7″ W

Bollyweird: The Cosmic Dance. Ten blocks of art, performances, colorful costumes, unique vendors, food and drinks. Plus ten stages of electronic music, non-stop fashion shows, and healing arts. And a new world record that you can take part in!

The faire is a fusion of different styles and communities, united in fun. All ages are welcome. Costumes and dancing are encouraged. VOLUNTEERS ARE STILL NEEDED.

Sunday will be a little windy and cool at night, so bring something warm to wear.