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Apr
29
to Apr 30

100 Days No Ban Dance Party

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Tickets at http://grayarea.org/event/100-days-no-ban-dance-party/ 

Celebrate your 100th day of resistance with music & DJs from the 7 country travel ban.
100 Days Action has hosted weekly events, published 153 actions, featured a dozen poets and writers, and gathered in galleries, bookstores, living rooms, and in protest on the street. For our closing night we celebrate our diversity with music from the seven country travel ban. Come ready to dance, sweat, and shake it all out. Put your glitter on. People of all gender, race, religion, and sexual orientation welcome (21+). Your first 100 Day event? No problem! We're building long term friendships, all are welcome.
FEATURING DJ Ahmed, Arabian Gold's own Hagage Masaed, Aria Rostami and Daniel Blomquist, Surabhi Saraf, and Sepehr.

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Apr
29
7:00 PM19:00

Violin Tendancies at II Pirata w/special guest Eggplant Casino - proceeds benefit the ACLU

On Saturday April 29th at 8pm, my band and my friend's band are playing a benefit show, proceeds to ACLU. More info: Violin Tendencies at Il Pirata w/ Special Guest Eggplant Casino. SATURDAY SATURDAY SATURDAY!

We will be playing a joint show with Eggplant Casino (https://www.facebook.com/eggplantcasino/)

Doors: 7pm
Music: 8pm
Line-Up: VT, EC

Given the strange times we are living in, this one will be a benefit show, with the option to make sliding scale donations at the door, $5-$15, 100% of which we will give to the ACLU; that said no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Come for the music. Stay for the french fries (and the eggplant).

Violin Tendencies is:
• Alison Murdock: Bass, Vocals
• Eric Elliott: Percussion, Vocals, More Cowbell
• Matthew Bullock: Guitars, Vocals
• Sarah Rosenberg: Violin, Vocals
• Samuel Shaw: Sound and Lights Tech, Puns

Eggplant Casino can and usually do include:
• Olive Mitra - Bass, Voice, Yetchnian Folklore
• Sig Hafstrom - Viola, Voice, Translations
• Andre Nigoghossian - Guitar, Saw, Automobile
• Daniel Heffez - Saxophones, Tasteless Jokes
• Carl Barone - Drum Set, Auxiliary Tasteless Jokes
• Jeff Hobbs - Violin, Trumpet, Flip Flops

 

https://www.facebook.com/events/172664199918917/

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Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

Not Funny! Sad! Cartoonists Respond to Trump

"Times are dark indeed, but it's incumbent on the creative class to stand tall and contribute. Words matter. Even if our President proudly refuses to read them." LitQuake started its "Shadow and Light" series after a hosting a hit event where Bay Area writers spoke to the nation's "fear, anger, and even optimism" in January. On April 18, award-winning cartoonists from The New YorkerSF Gate, and the Time Magazine will be coming together in this admission-free event of cartoonists responding to Trump. // SF Public Library Main Branch, 100 Larkin St. (Civic Center), litquake.org

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