[News] CCWP Berkeley Benefit with Country Joe 11/21

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Next Saturday!
November 21, 2009

"Country" Joe McDonald performs: A Tribute to Woody Guthrie
a benefit for the California Coalition for Women Prisoners

<http://www.countryjoe.com/>Country Joe McDonald will perform his 
critically acclaimed one man, spoken-word theatrical performance in 
tribute to Woody Guthrie with 13 songs by the American folk music hero.

"In his highly entertaining Tribute to Woody Guthrie, Country Joe 
brings to life Woody Guthrie, his father Mac McDonald, and Joe's own 
connections to Woody and the politics and music of our country's deep 
and soulful tradition of class division and struggle."Review by Skip 
Demuth, of a March 8, 2007 performance in Langley (Whidbey Island) Washington.

When: Saturday November 21, Doors Open at 7pm, Performance at 7:30

Where: Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists
               1924 Cedar Street (at Bonita Avenue), Berkeley

Cost: General Tickets $25 at the door  (No one turned away for lack of funds)
A limited number of front row tickets are available for $100, 
including two Woody Guthrie CDs and a poster signed by Country Joe 
McDonald.  Please contact for further details.

Tickets can also be purchased in advance online from Brown Paper Tickets

For more information, please contact Cynthia at the Berkeley 
Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists at 510-841-4824  (open 11-5 
M-F), or at <mailto:office at bfuu.org>office at bfuu.org

Ticket sales will benefit <http://womenprisoners.org/>California 
Coalition for Women Prisoners (CCWP), a grassroots social justice 
organization, with members inside and outside of prison, that 
challenges the institutional violence imposed on women, transgender 
people, and communities of color by the prison industrial complex 
(PIC). We see the struggle for racial and gender justice as central 
to dismantling the PIC and we prioritize the leadership of the 
people, families, and communities most impacted in building this movement.
Sponsored by the 
<http://www.bfuu.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=43&Itemid=59>Berkeley 
Fellowship of 
<http://www.bfuu.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=43&Itemid=59>Unitarian 
Universalists Social Justice Committee



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