In the San Francisco Bay Area, long before UC Berkeley’s free speech movement or Pixar’s Emeryville, it was Native American territory called Huchiun, and Lisjan Ohlone leader Corrina Gould is leading the Chochenyo Ohlone campaign to stop development on its sacred...read more
On Civic Duty, with Song
In May and we honor those who serve, first with May Day/ International Workers Day, then with Memorial Day. May also marks the birthday of social activist folk singer-songwriter Pete Seeger (1919-2014) who in solidarity with workers and peace activists sang the honored union song Joe Hill also made popular by socially-conscious artists whose long list includes Bruce Springsteen, Joan Baez, Woody Guthrie and Paul Robeson.read more
Emily @ the Edge of Chaos is an 80-minute movie that centers on brainiac comedian Emily Levine’s
one woman show, filmed live and then interwoven with animations, special effects, actual scientists and animated characters voiced-by John Lithgow (Sir Isaac Newton); Lily Tomlin (Ayn Rand), Leonard Nimoy (Freud), Richard Lewis (Aristotle), and Fred Willard as a Clydesdale. All these elements work synergistically to further Emily’s – and the movie’s – goal: to save the planet.