January 2015 Calendar

2014 Dec 31 - Wed Frank & Jane Dorrel's New Year's Eve Party: 8p-1a. Music by Andy's Living Room Band. $15 covers venue, snacks, liquor, desserts. RSVP. UnUrban Coffee House, 3301 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica. Park free across the street behind the bank. 310.838.8131. <fdorrel@sbcglobal.net>. Rock In The New Year With Resistance To Police Murder! Protest planned for New Year's Eve gala at Grand Park, downtown. For details contact Stop Mass Incarceration Network, So Cal, 213-840-5348 January Rain Barrel Give-away. Watch their website for new dates in [...]

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December 2014 Calendar

December 2014: all month War and People Art Exhibition. Focused on the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988), the Israel-Palestine Wars (1948 & 1967), the Lebanon Civil War (1975-1990), and the Syrian War (2011-2014). With a spoken word evening (see Dec 4). Muslim, Christian & Jewish artists and contributors. Free, donations welcome. Inside/Outside Gallery, Levantine Cultural Center, 5998 W Pico Blvd, LA. 310.657.5511. <info@levantinecenter.org>. <levantinecenter.org>. Dec 1 - Mon: Million March Against Police Brutality: 2p. Anaheim Police Dept, 425 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim. Other actions nationwide in solidarity. <facebook.com/CopBlocksMMAPB>, click [...]

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It’s Election Time Again, Yea

It’s Election Time Again, Yea   More ranting from John Johnson I participated in the 1964 election, having been involved in supportive actions for the civil rights movement that was taking place in the South. Some of us were already working in groups, including the Young Democrats. Our main target was the reactionary Birch Society’s candidate, Barry Goldwater. We worked for Johnson and local politicians going door to door. We worked for politicians who seem to oppose the growing Vietnam situation, and helped to get them elected. [...]

Phil Ochs Film

PHIL OCHS FILM PHIL OCHS FILM By Gerry Fialka & Suzy Williams Laughtears.com Kudos to long-time Venice resident Michael Ochs, producer of the new documentary Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune, which opens March 4 at Laemmle Cinemas citywide. It would be grand to replace the Beatles itunes billboards around town with Phil Ochs in his gold lame Elvis suit and the words “Love Me, I’m A Liberal.” Phil personified, perhaps more than anyone else, the profile of the 60’s activist - passion, commitment, burnout and redemption. He believed in [...]

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Build the Progressive Movement

You Have to Help Build the Progressive Movement! If you don’t think now is a good time to  support this progressive newspaper, your  living on another planet. There is a virulent right-wing, racist movement being ginned up by some billionaires, like the Koch brothers and Rupert Muddock. There is a corporate structure that already controls most of the media and one that seeks to control every aspect of whats left of our democracy. There is a right-wing media that has killed and will kill again.  Act Now.

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