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Lots to do in SoCal in the coming week:We're hoping to take the Metrolinkto Pitzer college on Wednesday, December 1st at 6 PM for a free screening of "Afro Punk," a 66-minute documentary, which explores race identity within the punk scene. The director, James Spooner, will be in attendance.

Venue: Pitzer College—Avery Auditorium
1050 N. Mills Avenue
909 - 607 - 3633

Time: 6pm

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The 2nd West Coast Conference of the New Civil Rights Movement takes place at USC from December 3 - 5, 2004. This conference will bring together high school and college studens from around California to develop a plan of action to advance the struggle for equality in California.

For more information call: (500) 502-9128

ARTmart / mercadoARTE:
La Mano Press as it hosts its second ARTmart / mercadoARTE art bazzara and sale on Friday, December 3rd and Saturday, December 4th.

Take this opportunity to buy unique gifts for the holiday season. Original art, jewelry, clothing, and crafts by some of L.A.'s leading artists like Artemio Rodriguez, Jose Lozano, Sergio Vasquez, Silvia Capistran, Poli Marichal and others.

Free food and drink. Friday and Saturday only.
Venue: La Mano Press
Address: 1749 N. Main St. , Los Angeles,90031
Ages: All ages
Admission: FREE
For more information call: 323-227-0650
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and Angeleno Jim Hake's Spirit of America website has launched the "Friends of Iraq Blogger Challenge," from December 1st through the 15th. The contest encourages California bloggers to raise funds to benefit the people of Iraq.