Upcoming Events

April 24 2015

UPSURGE!

KPFA

On Friday April 24th at 8PM, you are invited to Upsurge!, a potent brew of poetry politics, and jazz featuring poetry by Raymond Nat Turner and Zigi Lowenberg. Upsurge! takes place at the Berkeley Arts Festival, 2133 University Avenue in Berkeley. For details call (510) 465-0436.

April 24 2015
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with Baja Sociedad, Punk Funk Mob, Sarchasm, Chuckleberries, Bankrupt District, Public Safety and Rahman Jamaal (Street Music Poetry}

UNMUTE THE FUTURE–a benefit concert for KPFA 94.1 FM free speech radio media @ 924 Gilman

KPFA

Members of KPFA’s Outreach Committee, and First Voice Apprenticeship Program and the 924 Gilman Collective are organizing a benefit concert for KPFA 94.1 FM at 924 Gilman Street in Berkeley on Friday April 24th at 7 pm. 7 eclectic, East Bay bands will be playing: Baja Sociedad, Punk Funk Mob, Sarchasm, Chuckleberries, Bankrupt District, Public...

April 26 2015

UJAMAA

KPFA

"From The Hidden History of Tanzania’s Socialist Villages to Today's Black Jacobins in Haiti"

April 26 2015
Ai-Jen Poo

The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America

Ai-Jen Poo

KPFA

America is about to experience an elder boom that will affect all generations. With someone new turning 65 every 8 seconds (!), how can we provide the care that we'll need in the onrushing future? MacArthur Genius Award winner Ai-Jen Poo, Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and Co-Director of the Caring Across Generations...

April 27 2015

Obama Unleashed? Or Obama Rejected?

KPFA

The President in his Second Term

Midway through his second term, has President Obama found new political life? Has a recovering economy freed him to pursue a more activist agenda aimed at the middle class, including a higher minimum wage, tuition-free community college, and additional taxes on the wealthy? Or is the President’s opportunity to influence policy essentially over, repudiated by...

April 27 2015

Tax the Rich Rally

KPFA

On Monday, April 27th from 5pm to 6pm, the Berkeley/East Bay Grey panthers will host a tax the rich rally at the top of Solano Avenue in Berkeley. For more information about this and other Grey Panther events, please call 510-595-9696.

April 28 2015

HAPPY HOUR STORIES: A CELEBRATION OF YOUNG ADULT FICTION

KPFA

On Tuesday April 28th at 7:30PM, Happy Hours Stories honors the birth month of beloved young adult author Beverly Cleary. This event takes place at Pegasus Books, 1855 Solano Avenue in Berkeley. For more information, call (510) 649-1320.

April 29 2015

THE HUNTING GROUND

KPFA

On Wednesday April 29th at 7PM, Verity and the Santa Rosa Police department invite you to a free screening of The Hunting Ground – a film about sexual violence on college campuses across the country. This event takes place at the Finley Community Center, 2060 West College Avenue in Santa Rosa. For more information, call...

April 30 2015

SUPER CONTEMPORARY

KPFA

On Thursday April 30th from 7 to 9PM, Creativity Explored hosts an opening reception for Super Contemporary, an exhibition that includes work by ten Bay Area artists. This event takes place at Creativity Explored Gallery, 3245 Sixteenth Street in San Francisco. For more information, call (415) 863-2108