Noe Valley Voice March 2001


NOW: The AIDS/HIV NIGHTLINE needs volunteers; call 984-1902 for information.

NOW: The St. Anthony Foundation needs VOLUNTEERS for its 12 homeless service programs, including people to serve lunch at the St. Anthony Dining Room. 241-2600.

MARCH 1: A number of restaurants, including Miss Millie's, the Dolores Park Cafe, Bangkok 16, and Mariachi's Taqueria, will donate a portion of today's proceeds to San Francisco Women Against Rape. 861-2024, ext. 301.

MARCH 1: The fifth annual BARK & WHINE BALL, hosted by Critter Lovers at Work (CLAW) to benefit the SPCA's Cinderella Fund, features a cocktail buffet for people and canines, and a silent auction. 7 ­ 10:30 pm. Old Federal Reserve Bank Building. 522-3535.

MARCH 1 ­ 3, 9 & 10: CHOREOGRAPHER Cheryl Chaddick's dance ensemble, Company Chaddick, performs Degrees of Change. 8 pm. Theater Artaud, 450 Florida St. 621-7797.

MARCH 1 ­ 25: A Traveling JEWISH THEATER premieres Corey Fischer's play See Under: LOVE. Thurs. ­ Sat., 8 pm; Sun., 2 and 7 pm. 470 Florida St. 399-1809.

MARCH 1 ­ 31: "The Truth About Cats and Dogs" is a diverse exhibition of PAINTINGS, prints, and photography featuring human's best friends; well-behaved dogs invited. Reception March 2, 7 ­ 10 pm. City Art Cooperative Gallery, 828 Valencia St. 970-9900.

MARCH 1 ­ 31: Mary Joy Scott and Monica Johnson show collaborative drawings and individual paintings in "BODYPARTS: An Exploration of the Body in Two Dimensions." Wed. ­ Sat., noon ­ 5 pm. Space 743, 743 Harrison St. 777-9080.

MARCH 2 & 11: A VEGETARIAN COOKING class features nutritious recipes. 11 am ­ 2 pm. Integral Yoga Institute, 770 Dolores St. 821-1117.

MARCH 2: Cine/Club for teenagers offers a screening of Raging Bull. 7 pm. The Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way. 864-2026.

MARCH 2: ANGELA DAVIS speaks at a leadership conference sponsored by the Freedom Alliance of Culturally Empowered Students. 7 pm. University of San Francisco, Gillson Hall, 2130 Fulton St. Call 422-6482 to register.

MARCH 2 ­ 9: Fairmount Elementary School's READ-A-THON for students and parent volunteers begins Friday, 6 to 10 pm, and continues through the next week. 65 Chenery St. 695-5669.

MARCH 2 ­ 24: Doug Holsclaw performs his ONE-CHARACTER PLAY, Don't Make Me Say Things That Will Hurt You. Fri. and Sat., 8 pm. Theatre Rhinoceros, 2926 16th St. 861-5079.

MARCH 3: Three local writers read from their novels: CARA BLACK, Murder in Belleville; HEATHER DROHAN, False Alarm; and RUTHANNE LUM McCUNN, The Moon Pearl. 2 pm. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.

MARCH 3: Venezuelan-born vocalist MARIA MARGUEZ performs with her trio at 8:15 pm. The Noe Valley Music Series at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.

MARCH 3 & 4: The CONCERTO COMPETITION winners perform a free concert at 4 pm. Community Music Center, 544 Capp St. 647-6015.

MARCH 3 ­ 31: Graffiti artist Man One and L.A. painter Freddi Cerasoli exhibit their ART in a show contrasting club and street culture. Wed. ­ Sun., 2 ­ 7 pm; reception March 3, 7 ­ 11 pm. Culture Cache Gallery, 731 Florida St. 642-2360.

MARCH 4: Joan Shenkar introduces her new biography, Truly Wilde: The Unsettling Story of DOLLY WILDE, Oscar's Unusual Niece, with a slide show and talk. 2 pm. Jon Sims Center for the Arts, 1519 Mission St. 554-0402.

MARCH 5, 12, 19 & 26: An Al-Anon CRONES' CLUB, for women over 40, meets Mondays at 6:30 pm. Bethany Church, 1268 Sanchez St. 647-8393.

MARCH 5 ­ APRIL 16: Mark Calkins teaches "Reading PROUST," a study and support group for readers of The Guermantes Way. Six Mondays except April 9, 7 ­ 9 pm. Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, 4235 19th St. 552-7200.

MARCH 6: ADAIR LARA discusses her memoir, Hold Me Close, Let Me Go: A Mother, a Daughter, and an Adolescence Survived. 7 pm. The Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St. 292-1286.

MARCH 6, 13 & 27: Preschool STORY TIME, a read-aloud program for ages 3 to 5, begins at 10 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.

MARCH 7: VIDEOS for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include Curious George Rides a Bike, Mole and the Egg, and Great White Man-Eating Shark. 10:15 and 11 am. Mission Branch Library, 300 Bartlett St. 695-5090.

MARCH 7: Speakers from CARAL/ ACCESS/Medical Students for Choice discuss women's reproductive rights, in one of City College's programs honoring Women's History Month. 6:30 ­ 7 :30 pm. Castro-Valencia Campus at James Lick, 1220 Noe St. 239-3899.

MARCH 7: Documentary PHOTOGRAPHERS Ken Light and Kerry Tremaine present a slide show of crucial events and current issues, "Witness in Our Time." 7:30 pm. Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia St. 282-9246.

MARCH 7, 14, 21 & 28: The LAPSIT at the Noe Valley Library features songs, stories, and fingerplays for infants, toddlers, and their parents. 7 pm. 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.

MARCH 8: A Grand PURIM CELEBRATION sponsored by Chabad of Noe Valley offers tradition, music, refreshments, and a children's masquerade contest. 6:30 ­ 9 pm. 347 Dolores St. 821-7046.

MARCH 8: Creativity Explored celebrates the opening of a new GALLERY with a exhibit of box art, a silent auction, and a booksigning of Life Itself by Michael Bernard Loggins, author of Fears of Your Life. 7 ­ 9 pm. 3245 16th St. 863-2108.

MARCH 8 ­ APRIL 14: BRUCE PACHTMAN's solo show Don't Make Me Look Too Psychotic begins at 8 pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Bannam Place Theater, 50A Bannam Place. 986-2701.

MARCH 9: SCOTTISH FOLK DANCE music is performed by violinist Alisdair Fraser and pianist Paul Machliss. 8:15 pm. The Noe Valley Music Series at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.

MARCH 10: ROSE GARDENING expert Anya Malka-Halevi joins the San Francisco League of Urban Gardeners (SLUG) for a discussion of all aspects of growing roses. 10 am ­ 2 pm. Garden for the Environment, Seventh Avenue at Lawton. 285-7584.

MARCH 10: JUNIOR ENGINEER DAYS sponsored by the Golden Gate Model Railroad Club offer participants a chance to help run their huge model train layout. 11 am ­ 4 pm. The Randall Museum, 199 Museum Way. 346-3303.

MARCH 10: Frank Runyeon performs Afraid! The Gospel of Mark, a one-man performance based on the writings of the evangelist. 7 pm. St. Paul's Church, 29th and Church. 648-7538.

MARCH 10: The Noe Valley Music Series celebrates its 20th ANNIVERSARY with a concert by Manring, Kassin, and Darter. 8:15 pm. Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.

MARCH 10 & APRIL 14: The Friends of Glen Canyon Park sponsors SPRING FLOWER WALKS. Meet at 10 am at the picnic tables behind the Glen Park Rec Center. 584-8576 or 648-0862.

MARCH 11: P-FLAG's monthly meeting features a discussion of the
coming-out process for families, with psychologist intern Samantha Clemens. 2 ­ 4 pm. St. Francis Lutheran Church, 152 Church St. 921-8850.

MARCH 11: A DOUBLE-REED concert features oboists Roger Wiesmeyer and Evgeny Izotov, and English horn player Julie Ann Giacobassi. 4 pm. Noe Valley Chamber Music at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 333-9444.

MARCH 13, 20 & 27: Edward Jones Investments offers a free class in the basics of stocks, bonds, and MUTUAL FUNDS. For reservations, call 282-4079.

MARCH 13 & 27: Glen Park Library hosts a preschool STORY TIME, with crafts. 10 am. 653 Chenery St. 337-4740.

MARCH 14: "You Already Know What to Do" is a discussion of INTUITION and its uses, by Sharon Franquemont. 12:10 ­ 1 pm. UCSF Brown Bag Lecture Series, Health Sciences West, Room 300, 513 Parnassus Ave. 476-4394.

MARCH 15: The Golden Gate AUDUBON SOCIETY meets at 7 pm at the Randall Museum. 199 Museum Way. 282-0261.

MARCH 15: The Noe Valley Music Series hosts a CONCERT of jazz/Indian/ bluegrass featuring percussionist Zakir Hussain and saxophone player George Brooks. 8 pm. Cowell Theater, Fort Mason. 454-5238.

MARCH 15 ­ APRIL 26: Artwork by FRANK PIETRONIGRO will be on display at Value Vacation. Reception, Thursday, March 15, 7 to 9 pm, features jazz musicians Mandy Flowers and Noel Melanio. 3901 23rd St. 824-2550.

MARCH 16 & 17: "Rite of Spring," a CREATIVE WORKSHOP, uses drawing, movement, writing, guided imagery, and ritual to explore themes of new beginnings. Friday, 6:30 ­ 9 pm; Saturday, 10 am ­ 5 pm. Studio 320, 3435 Cesar Chavez St. 242-9538 or 586-2779.

MARCH 17: The American Cancer Society's 11th annual BLACK-TIE GALA, "Escape to Paradise," features hors d'oeuvres, wine, casino gaming, dancing to live music, and a silent auction. 7 pm ­ 1 am. The Gift Center Pavilion, 888 Brannan St. 394-7100, ext. 306.

MARCH 17 & 18: A PSYCHIC HEALING FAIR at Array of Light features sample tarot readings and massage. 4291 24th St. Call for times. 642-9249.

MARCH 18 & 25: Pat Murphy facilitates a SUPPORT GROUP for women who lost their mothers before the age of 21. Group meets two Sundays, 10:30 am ­ 5:30 pm, in the Mission. 978-3365.

MARCH 19 ­ APRIL 23: The Integral Yoga Institute offers a class on the scriptures of the BHAGAVAD GITA, and ways to apply its spiritual principles to daily life. Mondays, 6 ­ 7:30 pm. 770 Dolores St. 821-1117.

MARCH 20: Preschoolers 3 to 5 can view FILMS, including The Caterpillar and the Polliwog, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, and Pete's a Pizza. 10 and 11 am. Noe Valley Library, 451 Jersey St. 695-5095.

MARCH 20: The Gray Panthers hosts a discussion with new District 10 Supervisor Sophie Maxwell. 12:30 ­ 3 pm. First Unitarian Church, 1187 Franklin St. 552-8800.

MARCH 22: "The Chinese of Marin in CHINA CAMP," William Cox's lecture and slide show sponsored by the S.F. History Association, describes the beginnings of the local shrimping industry. 7 pm. Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 678 Portola Dr. 750-9986.

MARCH 22: UPPER NOE Neighbors will hold its annual election of officers at this meeting, scheduled a week earlier than usual. 7:30 pm. Upper Noe Rec Center, Day and Sanchez. 285-0473.

MARCH 22: Noe Valley resident Barbara Klutinis' film Journey, Swiftly Passing, is included in the S.F. Cinemathèque's program of new local film and video. 7:30 pm. Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission St. 978-2787.

MARCH 23: DOROTHY LEEDS, author of The Seven Powers of Questions, discusses methods of asking for more.
7 ­ 9 pm. Lovejoy's Tea Room, 1351 Church St.

MARCH 24: GARDEN DAY at Fairmount Elementary School needs volunteers to help with maintenance and repairs. 65 Chenery St. 695-5669.

MARCH 24: A WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH celebration features documentary films about women doing "men's work" during WWII. Older Women's League (OWL). 10:30 am ­ 12:30 pm. Call 989-4422 for location.

MARCH 24: Voice contributor JANIS COOKE NEWMAN signs her new memoir, The Russian Word for Snow, to benefit Synergy School. 7 pm. Cover to Cover, 3812 24th St.

MARCH 24: Doors' keyboardist RAY MANZAREK and poet Michael McClure perform a concert of music and spoken word. 8:15 pm. The Noe Valley Music Series at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.

MARCH 28: A SONGWRITING WORKSHOP kicks off the last Wednesday of the month at the Noe Valley Ministry. 6 ­ 9 pm. 1021 Sanchez St. Call 820-3920 for a reservation.

MARCH 29 ­ 31: Anna Deavere Smith's DRAMA Fire in the Mirror: Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and Other Identities, will be performed by Lick-Wilmerding High students. 7 pm. Ehrer Theater, 755 Ocean Ave. 333-4021.

MARCH 31: The fourth annual SILENT AUCTION and rummage sale at Harvey Milk Academy runs from 9 am to 4 pm, with a special $5 preview from 8 to 9 am. 4235 19th St. 241-6276.

MARCH 31: A GUITAR concert by Peppino D'Agostino and Antonio Calogeto begins at 8:15 pm. The Noe Valley Music Series at the Noe Valley Ministry, 1021 Sanchez St. 454-5238.

We're Not Fooling About the April Deadline

The Noe Valley Voice will enjoy printing your calendar announcements in the next issue, as long as you mail them to us by March 15, 2001. Send items to the Voice Calendar, 1021 Sanchez St., San Francisco, CA 94114. Or
e-mail The April issue will hit the streets on or before April 1. If you have questions, call Karol at 285-6347.