Known as the birthplace of a Zapatista revolution led by a community of organized Mayan soldaderos/as on January 1, 1994 (when NAFTA went into effect), Chiapas is economically the poorest and agriculturally the richest state of southern Mexico. Join the group Stand 4 Dignity as they host Concert for Chiapas on Sat, Nov 18, at 5 p.m. at 3704 Glen Verde Court in Bonita. For more info about this event, email email@example.com or call (619) 884-7926.
Fiesta NACO 2006, una fiesta de inauguración en Tienda Naco Tijuana Macroplaza. Viernes, 17 de Noviembre @ Marko Disco (Gob. Balarezo #2000, Col. Cacho, Tijuana) a las 9 p.m. ¡Ven y crea tu propia camiseta! Música por Fussible en vivo (Colectivo Nortec), Josh Patrick, productor y remixer de Los Angeles, ha hecho remezclas electro-house para Depeche Mode, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Franz Ferdinand, The Smiths, y otros, DJ Horse (NACO/Naza Space Club) y Mono Mono. Tienes que tener 18 años. Full Bar. Para más información, va a www.naza.com.mx por internet.
SDSU Associate Professor Jesus Nieto will be organizing a Feed-In this coming Saturday, Nov. 18, at 11 a.m. in North Education 73 at SDSU. He and student volunteers will gather to make hundreds of lunches and go to the Neil Good Center in Downtown San Diego (299 17th St) to pass them out to the homeless. They welcome any family or friends who would like to participate through donations of food, funds or blankets, coats and socks. For more info about volunteering, contact Jesus Nieto at (619) 594-6125 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
National City residents can get the bulk out this Saturday, Nov 18, free of charge at the National City Fall Clean Up 2006. Trash and yard waste accepted only. Please do not plan on tossing the hazardous waste, televisions, computer monitors, or tires. Debris not accepted from contractors, landscapers or commercial businesses, or from trucks over 1 ton or trailers loner than 8 feet in length. Items will be accepted at the EDCO Recovery and Transfer Center (3660 Dalbergia St. just north of National City) between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. National City Residents Only. Proof of Residency Required. For further information, please call EDCO Disposal at (619) 474-8855.
No one has come close to inspiring Chicano music like the legendary Lalo Guerrero. Having first recorded in 1939, this prolific Father of Chicano Music has recorded the history of Chicano people through rancheras, banda, salsa, corridos, children’s songs, and parody. He sang about everything from Cesar Chavez to Pancho Claus. Join the Media Arts Center San Diego for the Latino Film Fest and watch the acclaimed documentary, Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano this Friday, Nov 17, at 6:30 p.m. in the Palomar College Auditorium (1140 W Mission Road, Room P-32). This is a free event. For more information, contact the MACSD at (619) 230-1938, ext 104 or via email at email@example.com.
Turkey II Goes “Gobble, Gobble, Gobble” in Thanksgiving Extravaganza II: Turkey Talk! Irreverent interacting skits reflecting the traditional Thanksgiving celebration framed by our obsession with television, reality shows, soap operas, serials, commercials, parades and football. This performance will take place Saturday, Nov 18, and will come to a close Sunday, Nov 19, both at 7 p.m. and are at the Meeting House of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego (4190 Front St), across the street from UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest. Adults $15, Youth and Military $10 (suggested donations). Handicapped accessible. Presented by Looking Glass Theatre. For more information, call (619) 298-9978, ext 8006 or visit the web at www.LookingGlass Theatre.info.
The Comedy Co-op presents headliners, Tim Shaw and Friends this Friday, Nov 17, and Saturday, Nov 18, from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. General admission is $10 and for students, $5 w/valid student id. Thanksgiving Comedy Weekend next Friday, Nov 24 and Saturday, Nov 25, from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., presenting the performance Bad Dad: A comedy of errers. A one man show written and performed by Mark Whitney, winner of the 2005 San Francisco Comedy Convention. The performances take place at the Comedy Co-op of San Diego (11211 Sorrento Valley Road, Suite M). For more information, call (858) 869-5687 or visit them online at www.comedycoop.org.
Help protect migrant workers from the harassment of the Minute Men. Friends of Day Laborers, an organization of Activist San Diego, meets every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. in the Activist Center (4246 Wightman St) in City Heights. They plot out strategies of how to peacefully and creatively oppose racist actions by the Minutemen toward workers every Sat and Sun mornings at various locations in San Diego.