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kora on 16 Oct 2000 03:26:50 -0000


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                                DEATH NOTICE
























    It’s time... Please join us in person or in spirit as we mourn the
passing of San Francisco Culture.  At two o'clock on Saturday October
21th we will convene at Union Square and proceed up Market Street
bearing a coffin to the Steps of City Hall.  The procession will
include a marching band and police escort ending with speakers,
performances, and celebration.

    Maybe you've watched this unique city's culture, built on
diversity and a thriving art community, being strangled by blindly
managed growth in recent years. What happened?  How can we influence
the social impacts of our new economy?

    Our purpose is not just another protest; it's a theatrical event
we hope will increase public awareness, create solidarity and raise
issues of how change can be implemented. Those who remain in San
Francisco must band together to uphold the integrity of one of the
world's most inspiring cities.  Let's advertise to our local
government the urgency of creating new reforms.

We request that all participants wear somber attire befitting a
funeral march.  Signs and costumes are encouraged.

Feel free to send us your suggestions and contact us for further
information.  And pass the word.


                                  Sincerely,


                                   Bryan Lee

                                 Stain Gallery



stain1200 {AT} hotmail.com
(415)552-2775

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A PARTIAL LIST OF CASUALTIES


†   Dancer's Group Studio on 22nd and Mission

†   Dance Mission Theater at 24th and Mission

†   Brady Street Dance Theater

†   Downtown Rehearsal Space (2000 musicians
      comprising some 500 bands)

†   Art Explosion

†   Division Hi-Fi

†   25 small businesses and non-profits that lost their
      leases in the Bayview Bank Building on 22nd and
      Mission

†   Housing Rights Committee

†   San Francisco Cinιmathθque

†   Cine Accion

†   Film Arts Foundation

†   Frameline

A   The Jewish Film Festival

†   Nearly 60 small businesses and artists who have
      been displaced by the Bryant Square development
      project on Bryant and 20th

†   The American Indian Contemporary Art Group and
      Gallery

†   S.F. Camerworks

†   Z Space Studio

†   The Clarion Alley Mural Project

†   Quonset Hut (photographer Jon Zax and other
      artists

†   20 artists at Stevenson Alley building

†   Centro Social Obrero

Farewell to 50% of the Non-Profit Organizations in San Francisco

                  …such as:

†   National Asian American Telecommunications
      Association

†   National Alliance for Media Arts

†   Lines Contemporary Dance Company

†   San Francisco Dance Center


Imminent Risk of Extinction:


†   848 Community Space

†   Theatre Rhinoceros

†   The LAB

†   Luna Sea Women's Performance Project


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