May 9, 2014 - 6:30pm
Official selection of 15 festivals worldwide and the winner of 5 'Best Of' Awards, including Best Feature at the 2012 Mexico International Film Festival. SMUGGLED tells the story of a 9 year-old boy and his mother as the couple are smuggled into the U.S. in a compartment underneath a tour bus. Unfortunately, the journey doesn't go as planned as a new destiny awaits Miguel and his mother.
May 9, 2014 - 8:00pm
BENEFIT CONCERT for the Resource Center for Nonviolence Building for the Future Campaign
This benefit is the public launch of our community campaign to fund the renovation of our 50-year old building. We invite you to join us for the concert and to consider sponsorship of the event. Because tickets are selling quickly,
TICKETS:Only available Online. You can purchase tickets through the Rio Theatre's website.General Admission: $40 + $2 SC Admissions tax PLUS online service fee.
May 14, 2014 - 7:00pm
A video of the theatrical production of the 60th Anniversary of the execution of Ethel & Julius Rosenberg -- featuring Angela Davis, Eve Ensler, Cotter Smith, radical hip hop artists Rebel Diaz, poet Martín Espada, members of the Rosenberg/Meeropol family, and more! (This production was staged in June 2013).
This 90-minute production uses dramatic readings, acted vignettes, poetry, music, and historical photos, to dramatize the last four days of the Rosenbergs’ lives through their prison letters and their sons' firsthand accounts.
May 16, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
In honor of Nakba day, Middle Eastern Film Night presents "Enduring Roots: Over a Century of Resistance to the Jewish National Fund" as the first event in a new ongoing series at SJPJC.
Martinez to Benicia,
May 17, 2014 (All day)
Opening Rally in Martinez – morning• Native American prayer by Idle No More SF Bay• Local speakers
Ending Rally in Benicia – Afternoon• Process of Imagining: The future of our community• Art Projects• Picnic
May 19, 2014 - 6:00pm
Nicole Ardoin, Assistant Professor, Stanford Graduate School of EducationZenobia Barlow, Executive Director and Co-Founder, The Center for Ecoliteracy; Regional Environmental Justice Coordinator, EPA; Founder, Three Circles Center
Erik Hoffner, Outreach Coordinator and Writer, Orion MagazineMitchell Thomashow, President Emeritus, Unity College; Director, Presidential Fellows Program, Second Nature
Laurette Rogers, Co-Founder, Students and Teachers Restoring a Watershed (STRAW)
May 20, 2014 - 6:00pm
Mazibuko Jara is Editor of Amandla, an independent researcher and writer, and development consultant. He has a long history of grassroots activist work with the HIV/AIDS movement, the cooperative movement and community-based development organisations.
He has extensive global experience working with alliances and coalitions that are critical of corporate-led finance-dominated modes of globalisation and which articulate alternatives that are consistent with the principles of social justice and ecological sustainability.
May 21, 2014 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
May 21, 2014 - 7:30pm
May 29, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
China has undergone profound economic change in recent years. Through international trade and development of new energy resources, the country has increased its involvement abroad, and at home economic growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty. However, progress has not been made across the board – political and social advances have been slower to emerge. The Communist Party still seeks to maintain control over its citizens, limiting freedom of expression and restricting access to information.