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We Bike Book Club – Trans-Galactic Bike Ride

Explore a future where trans and nonbinary people are the heroes! For the month of April, the We Bike Book Club will discuss "Trans-Galactic Bike Ride: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories of Transgender and Nonbinary Adventurers," edited by Lydia Rogue. In worlds where bicycle rides bring luck, a minotaur needs a bicycle, and werewolves stalk […]

Free

Redwood Writer’s Club Author Support Group

Live Virtual Online Classroom, Training, Morgan

Chat, listen to the challenges of others, share resources. All levels of writers can benefit from participating. Published authors enjoy this group as well as beginning writers. This is a forum where you pick the topics and questions to be discussed. Discuss the challenges of writing fiction, memoir, or nonfiction.

FREE

Aunt Lute and POC United presents the Panel: Creating Our Own ‘Table’

Online Event CA

Wednesday, April 7th, 5 PM PST   Many marginalized writers celebrate the moment that they receive "a seat at the table," and this is quite often their goal. Yet, others of us believe that having a seat at the table is another way of waiting to be included or invited to attend, thereby still centering […]

Free

Greg Grandin & Edwards-Tiekert: Empire’s Workshop

Online Event CA

Wed, April 7, 6-7pm Pacific time   KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents:   Greg Grandin & Brian Edwards-Tiekert Zoom Event Empire's Workshop: Latin America, the U.S., and the Rise of the New Imperialism   "Grandin has always been a brilliant historian; now he uses his detective skills in a book that is absolutely crucial to […]

$5

The Waste Land

T.S. Eliot’s famous poem "The Waste Land" comes to life in this world premiere adaptation for the stage that speaks to the current crisis caused by the pandemic. Featuring award-winning actor and playwright Lisa Ramirez in a one-person performance, Oakland Theater Project’s drive-in production gives urgent expression to the mysterious blend of personal, spiritual, psychological, […]

$5 – $50

Vivian Gornick & Kris Welch: Taking a Long Look, a Zoom event

Online Event CA

Wed, April 14, 6-7pm Pacific time   KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents   VIVIAN GORNICK with KRIS WELCH Taking a Long Look: Essays on Culture, Literature and Feminism   TAKING A LONG LOOK: ESSAYS ON CULTURE, LITERATURE AND FEMINISM IN OUR TIME is described by Publishers Weekly as "illuminating and a welcome addition to this […]

$5

On the Couch with Kelly! An Evening with Kelly Corrigan

Online Event CA

Thursday, April 15th, 5 PM-6 PM Pacific time   On The Couch With Kelly! An Evening of Connection and Conversation   Kelly Tells Us More! Don't miss out on an amazing virtual experience benefiting Compass High School, a school serving students with learning differences, in San Mateo, California.  Join the conversation with Kelly, as she […]

$50

On the Couch with Kelly! An Evening with Kelly Corrigan

Online Event CA

Thursday, April 15th, 5 PM-6 PM Pacific time   On The Couch With Kelly! An Evening of Connection and Conversation   Kelly Tells Us More! Don't miss out on an amazing virtual experience benefiting Compass High School, a school serving students with learning differences, in San Mateo, California.  Join the conversation with Kelly, as she […]

$50

On the Couch with Kelly! An Evening with Kelly Corrigan

Online Event CA

Thursday, April 15th, 5 PM-6 PM Pacific time   On The Couch With Kelly! An Evening of Connection and Conversation   Kelly Tells Us More! Don't miss out on an amazing virtual experience benefiting Compass High School, a school serving students with learning differences, in San Mateo, California.  Join the conversation with Kelly, as she […]

$50

Climate Change; The Top 10 things you Should Know in San Francisco

Online Event CA

Saturday, Apr. 17, 10am - 11:30am Pacific time   Cyndy Comerford, Climate Program Manager at the San Francisco Department of the Environment provides a presentation on how climate change will affect our local communities, especially the most vulnerable, and the solutions available to address these near and long-term impacts. This presentation explores the top five […]

Free

CWC SPEAKER SERIES: Emily Cotler of WaxCreative Author Websites

Via Zoom Online, Online

Emily Cotler is the Creative Director and principal of Waxcreative Design, Inc. She is the co-author of Web Redesign 2.0: Workflow that Works, an established standard for workflow methodologies and user-centered design principles worldwide. (Peachpit Press; 2nd edition; co-written with web design industry titan Kelly Goto, translated into 14 languages.) A graduate of UCLA, Emily […]

$5 – $10

CWC SPEAKER SERIES: Emily Cotler of WaxCreative Author Websites

Online Event CA

Sunday, April 18, 1-3pm Pacific time   Emily Cotler is the Creative Director and principal of Waxcreative Design, Inc. She is the co-author of Web Redesign 2.0: Workflow that Works, an established standard for workflow methodologies and user-centered design principles worldwide. (Peachpit Press; 2nd edition; co-written with web design industry titan Kelly Goto, translated into […]

$20

Dave Cook & Jeff Chang: Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A Hip-Hop History

Online Event CA

Tuesday, April 20, 7-8pm Pacific time   KPFA Radio 94.1 FM & Marcus Books present   Davey D & Jeff Chang: A Zoom Event "Can't Stop Won't Stop: A Hip-Hop History" The American Book Award Winner Now Adapted for Young Adults   CAN'T STOP WON'T STOP: A Hip-Hop History is the story, adapted for young […]

$5

Headlands Online Open Studios

Online Event CA

Wed, April 21, 6-6:45pm Pacific time   We miss open studios: the informal conversations about process and practice, bumping into someone you know, the serendipitous connections that arise in the buzz of ideas and aesthetics. We're capturing a bit of that buzz in an online open studios event with Headlands Artists, and we invite you […]

Free

Unity and Struggle: A Collective Inaugural Address

Online Event CA

Wednesday April 21, 6pm to 7:30pm Pacific time   Please join Tongo Eisen-Martin, San Francisco's 8th Poet Laureate, and family for an evening of poetry and exposition on the revolutionary potentials of art; as beautifully no incarnation of craft exists outside of the movements, renaissances; the people who pass us through.   Featuring:   Marc […]

Free

Launch Event for American Geography in Honor of Barry Lopez

Live Virtual Online Classroom, Training, Morgan

Radius Books and The Green Arcade invite you to join Sandra S. Phillips, Debra Gwartney, Toby Jurovics, and with the special participation of poet Beverly Dahlen, to celebrate the launch of AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY: PHOTOGRAPHS OF LAND USE FROM 1840 TO THE PRESENT, including live readings of recent work from Robert Adams and Barry Lopez. To […]

Free

Reclaiming Connection and Community

Online Event CA

Thur, April 22, 7-8:30pm Pacific time   The American Dream as it has been defined for more than a century is about the well-paying job, the nuclear family, and upward mobility. But what both clouds and defines that dream is the distance between us, our neighbors, and that we, our communities, are defined by the […]

Free

Dia de los Ninos/Dia de los Libros Virtual Celebration

Online Event CA

April 25, 2021, 12 to 1:15 pm Pacific time   It's a celebration of literacy, books and nature! We invite you and your family to enjoy stories, songs, crafts and learn about special places to visit in the City. We are bringing the festival to your home, we hope you can join us.   Es […]

Free

CWC WORKSHOP: How To Submit Your Poetry with Poet Keith M. Gaboury

Via Zoom Online, Online

This workshop led by poet Keith M. Gaboury will focus on a step-by-step process of how a poet can submit their poetry to a wide range of literary journals along with presses that accept chapbooks and full-length manuscripts. All this information will be shared through a Google Doc that will remain active indefinitely. Keith Mark […]

$10 – $20

CWC WORKSHOP: How To Submit Your Poetry With Keith M. Gaboury

Online Event CA

Sunday, April 25, 1-2pm Pacific time   This workshop led by poet Keith M. Gaboury will focus on a step-by-step process of how a poet can submit their poetry to a wide range of literary journals along with presses that accept chapbooks and full-length manuscripts. From such topics as knowing which literary journals to submit […]

$20

Aviva Chomsky & Mickey Huff: Central America’s Forgotten History

Online Event CA

Thursday, April 29, 6-7pm Pacific time   KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents   AVIVA CHOMSKY & MICKEY HUFF: A Zoom Event   Central America's Forgotten History: Revolution, Violence, and the Roots of Migration   Aviva Chomsky restores the region's fraught history of repression and resistance to popular consciousness and connects the United States' interventions and […]

$5

Windows

Written and performed by our actors, and directed by Molly Noble, these stories explore the theme of Windows through several lenses: History, architecture, personal memory, dreams, social justice, music, metaphor, poetry, and science.   We will be performing this hour long show live via Zoom. Seating is limited due to the intimate nature of the piece so […]

Free

Aunt Lute and POC United presents a Reading: Isolation

Online Event CA

Thursday, May 13, 5-6:30pm Pacific time   Since the onset of the global pandemic in 2020, isolation has been, for good or bad, a major feature of life for many people across the world. In this 90-minute event, writers of color will share works honoring the pain, joy, injustice, comfort, and trauma of isolation.   […]

Free

On Awakening Your Inner Shaman

Online Event CA

Friday, May 14, 12-1:30pm Pacific time   The stress, conflict, and crises of the outer world are a signal: the time has come to awaken your inner shaman. However, you don't need to be initiated into concealed mysteries to answer the call from Spirit. Marcela Lobos, one of the world's most respected shamanic teachers, teaches […]

Free

CWC SPEAKER SERIES-Panel: Race as Context: BIPOC California Writers on How Race Informs Writing

Via Zoom Online, Online

We are so excited to wrap up our 2020-2021 speaker series with a unique opportunity for members to join in this timely discussion. Panelists are California BIPOC writers from many vantage points including: A Millenial with his first complete manuscript. Authors with years of experience helping others in their craft. A recent award-winning MFA graduate […]

$5 – $10

Alice Sparkly Kat on Postcolonial Astrology

Online Event CA

Friday, May 21, 6pm-7:30pm Pacific time   Astrologer and author Alice Sparkly Kat is ushering in a new wave of astrology that is intersectional, inclusive, and geared towards queer and POC communities. In their cross-cultural approach to understanding astrology as a magical language, Alice uses our historical and collective constructs of the planets, sun, and […]

Free

PoeticLicenseSonoma – Sponsored by Sebastopol Center for the Arts – Poetry

Zoom Event online, Santa Rosa

Poetic License Sonoma: "Elements of Nature" themed poems plus special guest Abayomi Animashaun Topic: Elements of Nature, Tuesday, May 25, 2021, 7:00-8:00pm The 8 poets comprising “Poetic License Sonoma” explore the theme of Elements of Nature this month, and are joined by a special guest - Abayomi Animashaun.   Paul DeMarco will be MC for […]

Free

Wellness Book Talk: “The Burnout Fix” with Author Jacinta Jiménez, PsyD

Live Online Virtual Classroom, Training, Carmel

Join us for a conversation with author Jacinta Jiménez, PsyD about her new book, "The Burnout Fix." An evidence-based resilience toolkit to help you find better, more sustainable ways to succeed at work and life. In this webinar, Dr. Jiménez, a graduate of the PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium at Palo Alto University, explains what inspired her […]

Free

David & Margaret Talbot: By the Light of Burning Dreams

Live Online Virtual Classroom, Training, Carmel

Tuesday, June 15, 6-7pm Pacific time KPFA Radio 94.1 FM presents a unique Zoom Event: David & Margaret Talbot By the Light of Burning Dreams: The Second American Revolution Hosted by Greg Bridges New York Times bestselling author David Talbot and New Yorker journalist Margaret Talbot illuminate "America's second revolutionary generation" in this gripping history […]

$5