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REQUIEM FOR THE DEATH PENALTY

Requiem for the Death Penalty

San Francisco, CA

REQUIEM FOR THE DEATH PENALTY

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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
REQUIEM For The DEATH PENALTY RECEPTION @ 111 MINNA GALLERY SAT. APRIL 21, 6-9PM
AN EXCITING EVENING EVENT TO HONOR THOSE FIGHTING AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY. GUEST ARTIST MALAQUIAS MONTOYA. LIVE JAZZ ENSEMBLE WITH HARRISON GOLDBERG (SAX) & ALMA OWENS-DELUCCHI (VOCALS); REFRESHMENTS. **MUST BE 21 YRS or OLDER 111 MINNA ST., SF ($30.00 AT THE DOOR)
$25.00 $2.24
PROCEDURE 769: Witnesses to an Execution -- FILM: Sun. April 22, 10:30AM - 12:30PM
AN AWARD-WINNING DOCUMENTARY FILM, BY DUTCH FILM-MAKER JAAP VAN HOEWIJK, FOCUSING ON THOSE WHO WITNESSED THE CA EXECUTION IN 1992. LANDMARK SHATTUCK THEATER, 2230 SHATTUCK AVE, BERKELEY ($7.00 AT DOOR)
$5.00 $1.24
INTERFAITH GATHERING OF PEOPLE OF FAITH-- SUN. APRIL 22, 3:00-5:30PM -- FREE
AN AFTERNOON INTERFAITH GATHERING OF PEOPLE OF FAITH @ THE DOMINICAN SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY AND THEOLOGY, 2301 VINE STREET (@ ARCH ST.), BERKELEY. SURVIVORS OF VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE WILL SHARE THEIR VIEWS OF THE DEATH PENALTY. FOLLOWING THE PANEL DISCUSSION, THERE WILL BE AN INTERFAITH MEMORIAL SERVICE OF HEALING. (FREE)
Free $0.00
"JUST LIKE A DOG"-- PLAY: Mon. April 23, 7PM
A STAGED READING OF MICHAEL KROLL'S ORIGINAL PLAY, "JUST LIKE A DOG," -- A FICTIONAL STORY OF AN IMPENDING EXECUTION AND TWO PEOPLE FROM OPPOSITE PERSPECTIVES, WHO BECOME EACH OTHER'S LIFELINE BACK INTO THE WORLD. SHOTGUN PLAYERS STAGE, 1901 ASHBY AVE., BERKELEY ($18.00 AT DOOR)
$15.00 $1.74
"JUST LIKE A DOG"-- PLAY: Tues. April 24, 7PM
SECOND PERFORMANCE: STAGED READING OF MICHAEL KROLL'S ORIGINAL PLAY, "JUST LIKE A DOG,"-- @ SHOTGUN PLAYERS STAGE, 1901 ASHBY AVE., BERKELEY ($18.00 AT DOOR)
$15.00 $1.74

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Please join us for a historic series of events entitled:

"REQUIEM FOR THE DEATH PENALTY."

April 2012 marks the 20th anniversary of the resumption of executions in California. Since then 13 people have been executed.  We encourage you to join us in honoring those who have fought against the continued use of capital punishment and to participate in a series of educational and cultural events on this important issue.  To learn more go to: www.requiemforthedeathpenalty.com.  

Here are the dates to save:


April 21 (Saturday) 6–9 PM:
Reception at 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco

COME 6-7PM-- AND ENJOY A HOSTED WINE BAR BY SKY VINEYARDS (NAPA), DOMAINE DROUHIN (OR), AND BENZIGER AND HOOLEY (SONOMA).  DELANCEY STREET RESTAURANT AND NOE VALLEY DELI WILL PROVIDE REFRESHMENTS.  SCHARLETTE HOLDMAN IS OUR HOSTESS FOR THE EVENING, WITH JEANNIE STERNBERG AND GARY SOWARDS PRESENTING THE AWARDS TO THE LETHAL INJECTION TEAM.  Malaquias Montoya will be featuring his Books/prints; Live jazz featuring Harrison Goldberg on sax; and Alma Ownes-Delucchi (vocals).  Nonhost full bar 6-9pm.

We will honor attorneys John Grele, David Senior, and Richard Steinken for challenging California’s lethal injection procedures—as constituting cruel and unusual punishment—for the past 6 years.  

($25/$30 at door)


April 22 (Sunday) 3:00-5:30PM:
Interfaith Gathering of People of Faith

An afternoon Interfaith Gathering of People of Faith @ The Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, 2301 Vine Street (@ Arch St.), Berkeley. Survivors of victims of violence will share their views of the death penalty. Following the panel discussion, there will be an interfaith memorial service of healing. FREE

AN INTERFAITH SERVICE WHERE PRAYERS AND INVITATIONS TO HEALING WILL BE OFFERED BY FATHER LOUIS VITALE (TENT.), RABBIS DEBORA KOHN AND MICHAEL LERNER, ALAN SENAUKE, REV. ROBERT CROMEY, SISTER MARIANNE FARINA AND OTHERS.


April 23 & 24 (Mon/Tues) 7 PM:
Staged readings of Michael Kroll’s play “Just Like a Dog”
Shotgun Players Ashby Stage
1901 Ashby Avenue, Berkeley 
Inspired by the playwright’s witnessing a gas chamber execution 20 years ago, this is a fictional story of an impending execution and two people from opposite perspectives, both broken and floundering, who
become each other’s lifeline back into the world.   ($15/$18 at door)

STARRING SCHARLETTE HOLDMAN, CLIFF GARDNER, ANDY LOVE, SCOTT KAUFFMAN, CORNELIA BUSSE, JAMES GEAGAN, DORSEY NUNN AND CHARLIE PIZARRO.


“Procedure 769: Witnesses to an Execution”  -- an award-winning documentary film focusing on those who witnessed the execution in 1992.  Scheduled showings, with questions and answers afterwards.  To see a trailer of the film go here: 

http://web.me.com/jaapvanhoewijk/vanhoewijk.nl/procedure_769_english.htm

To see a discusion of the film, go here:

http://youtu.be/VUSR7GvI3WI

February 18 (Saturday) 7-9 PM:
Historic Bal Theater, San Leandro
14808 East 14th Street (betw. 148th Ave. & Lillian Ave.) San Leandro ($5.00 at door)


February 23 (Thursday) 1-3 PM:
North Berkeley Senior Center
1901 Hearst Avenue (at Martin Luther King Jr. Way) Berkeley (Free)


April 3 (Tuesday) 5:30–7:30 PM:
San Francisco Public Library
100 Larkin Street (Civic Center), San Francisco --Panel discussion to follow.  (Free)


April 17 (Tuesday) 7–9 PM:
Newman Hall (in the Lounge)
2700 Dwight Way (@ College Avenue), Berkeley (Free)

April 22 (Sunday) 10:30AM–12:30 PM:
Landmark Shattuck Theater
2230 Shattuck Avenue (@ Kittredge St.), Berkeley ($5/$7 at door)

 

The Executioner, 2003, Malaquias Montoya

 

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111 Minna Gallery - 4/21 Reception Only
111 Minna Street
San Francisco, CA 94105


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Requiem for the Death Penalty

Requiem for the Death Penalty Events Co-Sponsored by:


Death Penalty Focus
American Civil Liberties Union of Northern CA
California Attorneys for Criminal Justice
California People of Faith                             National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, and RioVida Networks

Logo Design by Betsy Lee Styskal Design

For more info go to:

www.requiemforthedeathpenalty.com

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