Bay Area Events

[GX LOGO] = Global Exchange event

San Francisco,
CA
August 21, 2014 - 5:30pm - 10:30pm
RSVP: http://www.globalexchange.org/happyhour Join Global Exchange for an evening of community, cultivation and celebration! Global Exchange is partnering with Dr. Teeth to raise awareness and funds for Global Exchange! 10% of drink sales on August 21, 2014 will be donated to Global Exchange - so come have some fun and raise some funds for Global Exchange.
San Francisco,
CA
August 21, 2014 - 6:00pm
David Baker, Energy Reporter, San Francisco ChronicleJohn Cushman, Author, Keystone & Beyond; Former Reporter, The New York TimesAdditional panelist TBA
San Francisco,
CA
August 21, 2014 - 6:00pm
Daniel Curzon, Author; Social, Cultural and Environmental Holiness Critic Join in Curzon’s tales from Halfway to the Stars in which the cable car driver says what you secretly agree with but are afraid to say out loud. Add in a mix of hilarious and informative guidelines for "proper gay behavior" in The Big Book of In-Your-Face Gay Etiquette. Better yet, bring your ideas and interpretations of your favorite Curzon books, poems and fiction. Toss together local fun, etiquette and taboo for an unforgettable evening!
San Jose,
CA
August 22, 2014 - 7:00pm
Jenin Jenin, directed and co-produced by Palestinian actor and director Mohamed Bakri, includes testimony from Jenin residents after the Israeli army's Defensive Wall operation, during which the city and camp were the scenes of fierce fighting. The operation ended with Jenin flattened and scores of Palestinians dead. Palestinians as well as numerous human rights groups accused Israel of committing war crimes in the April 2002 attack on the refugee camp.
Los Altos Hills,
CA
August 24, 2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Josephine and Frank Duveneck opened their home to the United Farm Workers movement in the 1960s and provided a safe space for Cesar Chavez to organize California’s first farm workers strike. Cesar’s Last Fast is a multi-platform feature documentary film about the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez’s struggle for the humane treatment of America’s farm workers, and the impact Chavez’s legacy has on today’s generation of organizers fighting for farm worker rights.
Walnut Creek,
August 27, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
In response to research that shows almost a quarter of the Bay Area's 250,000 Muslims have been victims of hate crimes since 9/11, leading Bay Area scholars are urging civic organizations to fight negative portrayals of Muslims in the media and popular culture.
Walnut Creek,
CA
August 27, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
In response to research that shows almost a quarter of the Bay Area's 250,000 Muslims have been victims of hate crimes since 9/11, leading Bay Area scholars are urging civic organizations to fight negative portrayals of Muslims in the media and popular culture.
Oakland,
CA
August 27, 2014 - 7:30pm
By David Grubin
Berkeley,
CA
August 27, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
  UK filmmaker Candida Brady's documentary Trashed, featuring actor Jeremy Irons looks at the growing global crisis of trash, highlighting how human health and the environment are threatened by the pollution from burning and discarding waste.
Menlo Park,
CA
September 1, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Peabody Gallery of Menlo Park, one of Silicon Valley’s most venerable art galleries, is pleased to announce an exhibition of the largest collection of Tom Everhart works ever on display. Everhart is the only Artist who will ever be able to incorporate the use of Peanuts characters in Fine Art. All artwork is on exhibition and available for acquisition  and the exhibition is open to the public.