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Wednesday, April 6

Donor Preview

($500 donors + guest):
Curators from the Station Museum & artists Samia Halaby, Rajie Cook, John Halaka, Rana Bishara & Mary Tuma will discuss the show & their artwork.
Time: 6:30-8PM
Location: Somarts, The Gallery
Contact info: skershna@earthlink.net


Thursday, April 7

Made in Palestine forum

A forum with artists exhibit
Time: 1-3PM
Location: University of San Francisco, the Pacific Rim Room (ROOM 148)
Lone Mountain entrance and building (LM)
Cost: Free, all are welcome
Sponsored by: University of San Francisco
Contact info: susangreene@mindspring.com
MAP: www.usfca.edu/online/gen_info/map_c.html


Thursday, April 7

Opening Night Reception

A celebration including introductions of art work by six exhibit artists, performances, live music, DJ, food and drink.
Time: 5:30-8:30PM
Location: Somarts, The Gallery
Cost: Free, donations gladly accepted
Sponsored by: Justice in Palestine Coalition
Contact info: sfmadeinpalestine@yahoo.com
510-548-0542


Sunday, April 10

Arab Youth Artistic Social / Political Gathering

This event will connect the Arab youth to his brothers and sisters within the diaspora. There will be a variety of Arab performers, including a DJ, spoken word artists, debka, and more. Ages 13-19 years of age. The first of monthly events that can align the Arab youth voice back to their community and to society at large.
Time: 2-5:30PM
Location: Somarts, The Gallery
Cost: Free
Sponsored by: Arab Community Cultural Center, ADC, Arab American Recruitment/ Retention Center
Contact info: isakhaleel@yahoo.com


Tuesday, April 12

From Palestine to Guantanamo and Pelican Bay

Presentations by Palestinian ex-political prisoners, a filmó 'Stolen Youth', & poetry connecting the struggles of Palestinian political prisoners to struggles against the prison industrial complex in North America, & the plight of immigrants post-911.
Time: 6:30-9PM
Location: Somarts, The Gallery
Cost: $5-10, no one turned away for lack of funds
Sponsored by: Justice in Palestine Coalition, Jericho, CA Coalition for Women Prisoners, Critical Resistance, Jews for a Free Palestine
Contact Info: sumoudtourbayarea@yahoo.com; 415-346-7685


Thursday, April 14

The Right to Resist Occupations, from Iraq to Palestine

The occupations of Iraq and Palestine offer nothing but repression and deadly chaos. As the US government bilaterally equates such resistance with terrorism, join us to discuss the role of the anti-war movement in supporting the right to resist.
Time: 7-9PM
Location: Somarts, The Gallery
Cost: Free, donations accepted
Sponsored by: International Socialist Organization
Contact info: taw.q_haddad@yahoo.com


Friday, April 15

A Tax Day Soiree

After you pay or don't pay your taxes, join us at Somarts for comedy with Maysoon Zayid, music, food & drink. Watch for live video cast of the use of tax dollars in Palestine projected at SF tax drop-off locations.
Time: 8-10PM, doors open at 7:30PM
Location: Somarts, The Gallery
Cost: $5-$20 no one turned away for lack of funds. Sponsored by: Break the Silence Mural Project (USA), Anarchists Against the Wall (Israel), ADC, SUSTAIN, Anti-Advertising Agency, & Palestinian media orgs
Contact info: susangreene@mindspring.com


Saturday, April 16

Piano concert by Rami Khalife:

Join us for a unique opportunity to enjoy the astounding work of 23-year old, Lebanese pianist for a solo piano performance from his new release "Scene from Hellek", an avant garde Jazz compositions with in.uences from the classical, world and Arabic music genres.
Time: Reception, 6PM; Performance, 7:30PM
Location: Somarts, The Theater
Cost: $20 concert only, $35 for reception and concert (credit cards accepted)
Sponsored by: Arab Community Cultural Center
Co-Sponsored by: Middle East Children's Alliance
Contact info: luluazzghayer@yahoo.com; 415-664-2200, ext. 19


Sunday, April 17

Queer Afternoon for Palestine

Time: 3-5PM
Location: Somarts, The Gallery
Cost: Free
Sponsored by: Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism
Contact info: dewey@netscape.com


Tuesday, April 19

Labor Night at Made in Palestine

An evening of film, live Arab music & poetry, & Middle Eastern food building solidarity between the Labor community & struggles for freedom & justice in Palestine; moderated by Monadel Herzallah, of the Arab American Union Members Council. Free childcare, please RSVP.
Time: 6:30-9PM
Location: Somarts, The Gallery
Cost: $3-$10 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds
Sponsored by: Justice in Palestine Labor sub-committee
Contact info: jiplaborcommittee@yahoo.com


Wednesday, April 20

Producer Screening & discussion of "Until When"

A film by Jess Ghannam that looks at the lives of Palestinian refugees in their own lands.
Time: 6-9PM
Location: Somarts, The Theater
Cost: Donation requested
Sponsored by: American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)
Contact info: ghannam@itsa.ucsf.edu


Thursday, April 21

Closing Event

Join us to send the exhibit off with a closing night extravaganza of food, music, spoken word, performances and speakers.
Time: 6:30-10PM
Location: Somarts, The Gallery and Theater
Cost: $15-20
Sponsored by: American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC)
Contact info: adcsf@hotmail.com; 415-861-7444