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full time assistant needed [25 Sep 2007|06:42pm]


Hey, I am Eva; I’m 24 years old and live in Pasadena. I’m a physically disabled dyke who is looking to hire a full time aide starting ASAP. The hours are M-F 9-5 and pay is $14/hour. I have quadriplegic cerebral palsy, which means I cannot walk, speak, or use my hands. I use a wheelchair to get around and communicate what I want to say by spelling out on a letterboard. This might seem daunting at first, but once you get the hang of it, it becomes really easy. So as my aide, you will assist me in daily life activities such as communicating, eating, note-taking, driving, etc.

Also, my aides help me do stuff I want to do, like having coffee with friends, and just chilling at home. I’m also a gender studies major at Oxy and do a moderate amount of GLBTQ activism, so you’ll probably assist me with that too (see www.queersonwheels.com). The requirements for the job are the strength to do regular lifting (to lift me sometimes, but I'm pretty small. and can help), a driver’s license and decent record (you’ll be driving my van), a moderately interesting personality, and a moderate interest in hanging out with a 24year-old dyke with a wacky sense of humor. It would be great if you had an interest in gender/queer studies too, since those are mostly the courses I will be taking. I don’t mean you have to know everything or even have taken classes in the field; just I don’t want you to be bored in class with me. This is not so much a “caretaking” job as a “hang out and help me” kind of job. We have to have some sort of interesting connection otherwise we’ll both be bored and I’m not cool with that. No experience required because I will train you, and all people welcome queer and straight.

If you are interested , email me about yourself and a resume at evasaidead@yahoo.com





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Summer workshops for dancers in the San Diego area [06 Jun 2006|04:12pm]

Dunn-Razo Dance is hosting two workshops taught by local dance professionals who are passionate about sharing their knowledge of dance with others. Each workshop includes an intense and rewarding education in Jazz, Modern, Lyrical, and Hip Hop techniques- all designed to develop a well-rounded and versatile dancer.

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Part-time job for the summer [28 Apr 2006|08:04pm]

Hey, I am Eva; I’m 23 years old and live in Pasadena. I’m a physically disabled dyke who needs another aide who can work 16-20 hours a week for this summer (summer = end of May thru end of August). The hours include two weekdays (Thursday and Friday) 9-5 and occasional evenings or weekends. I pay $10/hr cash.
As my aide you would help me do stuff I want to do, like having lunch with friends, painting, and just chilling. Also I’m a gender studies major at Occidental College and do a moderate amount of GLBTQ activism, so you’ll assist me with that too (see www.queersonwheels.com). I’m nonverbal so you’ll be helping me communicate with folks, talk on the phone, etc. I use a letterboard and laser pointer to communicate.
The requirements for the job are the strength to do regular lifting (no bad back, knee, wrist, etc.), a driver’s license, decent record, and your own transportation (you’ll be driving my van at work, but public transit to my house is sketchy), a moderately interesting personality (including a sense of humor, please), and a moderate interest in hanging out with a 23-year-old creative activist dyke.. This is not so much a “caretaking” job as a “hang out and help me” kind of job. We have to have some sort of interesting connection otherwise we’ll both be bored and I’m not cool with that. No experience required because I will train you, and all people welcome queer and straight although I prefer female-bodied people. Please note that even though you do have to be able to do some lifting, it’s not extravagantly difficult and I’ve had some pretty small people as aides who could handle it.

If you are interested, email me at aidead@hotmail.com - I’d like your resume, a brief paragraph or so telling me a little bit about yourself, and your phone number so I can contact you. Thanks!
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theater event in OC [12 Apr 2006|04:52pm]

For Immediate Release

Breath of Fire opens Premiere of The Mexican OC Friday, April 28!

Breath of Fire Theater Company is pleased to announce the World Premiere of the ground breaking play, The Mexican OC, A California Story Fund Grant Project. This funny and poignant collection of stories seeks to entertain, educate, and eliminate the stereotypes of Orange County's Mexican community. We meet two forces: pocha real estate agent, Debi Murillo, and chicana crossing guard, Yolanda Gomez, who are our guides through the intersections of untold Mexican American heritage.

This show is Directed by BOFTC Artistic Director Sara Guerrero, Produced and Production Managed by BOFTC Executive Director Heather Enriquez, and written in collaboration with Apolonio Morales, Cristina Nava, Elizabeth Szekeresh, Heather Enriquez, and Sara Guerrero. The production opens Friday, April 28 and runs for a total of seven performances through Saturday, May 6 at El Centro Cultural De Mexico, 310 W. 5th St., in Santa Ana. Show times are Friday and Saturday nights at 8:00 pm and Sunday at 5:00 pm. One Thursday night show is scheduled for May 4 8:00 pm. A private fund raising performance is scheduled for Saturday, April 29th at 2:00 pm. Community Dialogs to follow each performance. Performances are free of charge, however donations are welcomed, and reservations are suggested.

The cast of twelve includes Breath of Fire Theater Company members Cristina Nava, Elsa Martinez Phillips, Lorena Billings, and Ronnie Alvarez, as well as El Centro community members Analy Garcia and Pedro Lopez. Making their El Centro Cultural De Mexico debut with this production are Alejandro Lara, Anthony Lucero, Jami McCoy, Keith Bennett, Maricela Lazcano, and Stephen O Young.

The tech team is headed by Stage Manager Jody Reeves, Lighting Design is by Oliver Huang, and Technical Direction is by Lonnie Alcaraz. BOFTC Members: Elizabeth Szekeresh is the Assistant Director, Angela Mauro is the Assistant Stage Manager, Costume Design is by Gina Davidson, Set Design by Andres Galvan, Set Construction by Bill Hilton and Randy Navarro, Sound Design by Apolonio Morales, Composition by Andy Mendoza, Graffiti Art by Eric Girten, and Video Direction/Production by Apolonio Morales and Elizabeth Szekeresh.

If you'd like to arrange an interview with the cast or director, would like more information, or to make reservations please call 714-785-0764 or send us an email at BreathOfFireTheater@yahoo.com
(To make a donation, please contact: Fundraising Director, Andrea Ramirez by email: mextica@gmail.com or by Phone: 626-665-8102)

"It is important to know where we have been, and where we are, to see where we are going. You have to remember, that's all I'm asking." Yolanda Gomez The Mexican OC

Breath of Fire Theater Company: Operating under the fiscal sponsorship of El Centro Cultural De Mexico since 2003, we are a nonprofit Theater ensemble, organized to support the work and enrich the lives of Latina artists in the Orange County community. The overall purpose of our organization is to nurture, celebrate and advance Latina performing arts. We will: promote solidarity and raise awareness of critical issues within our community through the presentation of original stage work, foster cross-cultural understanding by inviting artists from all cultures to join our forum, use performing arts as a tool for social change and spiritual healing, and expose all people to the cultural and social values of Latin American women. www.themexicanoc.org
El Centro Cultural De Mexico is an alternative space in Santa Ana where the community can find cultural, educational, and artistic activities that strengthen their identities, develop their talents and develop a sense of leadership in their community. www.el-centro.org

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Upcoming student opera performance at CSULB: [05 Apr 2006|08:49pm]


The CSULB Opera Institute presents an afternoon of opera arias and vocal ensembles.
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[18 Jan 2006|08:19am]

hi everyone,

my name is marie and i'm from connecticut. my boyfriend (derek, who is an artist) and i plan to move to southern cali by the end of the year. we have no idea where we plan to end up. i guess somewhere between san francisco and LA, but i wanted to kind of get some guidance from those of you who live there already, who work in the field and can steer us in the right direction.

derek is attending school right now and is applying to cal arts for the fall semester for film. in the past 2 years he has not gotten in (we are hoping that having yale on his resume might help, but know that it still does not guarantee admittance). anyway, whether or not he gets in we plan to head out that way since thats where all the work is (he is looking to do something in animation, story boarding, character design, stop motion animation, film, prop making, etc). so my question is, what cities are closest to those types of jobs?

as for me, i'm really not worried about my job situation since i can pretty much get a job anywhere (interior design). i assume there are plenty of architecture firms out there that i can work for (in fact, the firm i'm with now has an office in san diego. if i stay, i dont think i would get paid as much as if i left and started at another firm).

anyway... yeah. i would really appreciate having a person (or persons) that i could rely on as questions come up.

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fun part time job available [25 Dec 2005|01:25pm]

22 year old female college student who is physically disabled looking for an aide for 10-15 hours a week. Uses a wheelchair and speaks with a letterboard. Duties include feeding, helping in the bathroom, going on errands, lunch/dinner with friends. Must have drivers license and good record, have a strong back/knees/etc, be comfortable with personal care, be LGBTQ-friendly. $10 per hour, hours flexible but mostly evenings and weekends needed. Email resume and brief intro to aidead@hotmail.com
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Today is the day for One Day at a Time! [15 Dec 2005|01:41pm]


Glider - One Day at a Time

Everyone at The Gaia Project is pleased to announce the pre-sale availability of Glider's debut full length: One Day at a Time.

Two years, nine drummers, and ten tracks later the debut full length album One Day At A Time delves into the minds and hearts of listeners. Each track pulls out memories long since forgotten of dreams and days gone by. The heavily delayed and densely reverberated soundscapes are melded with dissonant background noise and are carefully crafted into an emotionally timeless experience. Throwing out all the rules, One Day At A Time delivers an array of sounds with an underlying theme of beauty, happiness, and experiential emotion.

Streaming samples of every track, artist profile with photos and much more can be seen at their profile and yes, you can order the release now for a January 7th availability for the affordable price of just $10. Happy holidays.
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November Specials - New Lower Pricing! [01 Nov 2005|11:36am]

Alright! The holiday season is starting and we're going to kick things off right here at the label. First off, we've added a new way to view band pictures which can be viewed in both Glider and Odelia's profile. Expect the other artists to switch to the new system soon, as well as each photo section broken down into albums so you navigate easier. As a November special we've also lowered the price of Ether Aura's very well received debut album Crash two whole dollars from $12.00 to $10.00. Remember that each order comes with a full package of goodies, special items and more.

There's more savings in store however! We're also lowering all our shipping costs by 50 cents as well. It may not seem like a lot, but we know how hard saving money can be this time of year and we just want to make it easier on you. With all our releases under $10 dollars now with promotional pricing any of our music would make a great gift. Explore the site and listen to high quality track samples, check out our artist profiles and let us know how we can serve you better! Keep an eye out for our monthly residency at Plush if you are local to LA/OC and watch out for FOUR new releases coming soon, including Glider, as well as Honeybreath and Odelia!
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Honeybreath is Here! [05 Oct 2005|03:53pm]

We would like to officially announce the signing of Honeybreath to the label! I am very happy to have the chance to work with these amazing musicians, they are all very wonderful people and really have a great sound.

As they are a local label band, we have been attending their shows and providing any support we can. On temporary hiatus, they will be working with us on their debut full length, actually recording here at the house studio. Click 'read' to find out more!

Starting mid-month, Honeybreath will be at the house recording. You can bet their will be great takeout, lots of chatting on the deck between sessions and plenty of behind the scenes video and photos that will be posted to the website. Check out their profile for some older song samples and photos of the band. I have to get back to work doing some organizing and business stuff, so I'll head out and post again in a few days. Hope your Fall is coming along nicely :)
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[20 Aug 2005|05:24am]

entropy five's second full-length album, biotech, is now available for purchase at www.entropy-five.com! swing by and check out SB's local cyberpunk act's newly completed project!

Biotech (LP 2005)

Biotech expands on the man-in-the-machine themes explored in portions of Bare Bones, though it is not a concept album with a cohesive story and characters like its predecessor. Tracks with titles like "A Vision of the Future," "Project: Nervekill," "Static," "Biotech," "Full Borg," and "Deus Ex Machina," take Entropy Five's sound in a more futuristic direction, trading the heavy, chunky guitar sound of Bare Bones for a more mechanical and technology-oriented feel. Lyrically, the record takes a more cyberpunk bend, describing the integration of man and machine as a parallel for where the artist believes society is heading. Where Bare Bones is an introspective piece, Biotech turns a critical eye on the world around the writer. It's about the questioning and breaking down of established ideals and conventions, from an external and occasionally clinical standpoint. Where many of the instruments and vocals on E5's previous record were clear and easily understood, Biotech opts to bury a lot of instruments and vocals under thick layers of distortion, bass, and reverb to paint a chaotic and occasionally abrasive picture of social and emotional dystopia.

$12.00 US Click here to order Biotech
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Ether Aura Worldwide Release Set for August 20th [21 Jul 2005|11:12am]

Orange County independent label The Gaia Project (http://www.thegaiaproject.com) is pleased to announce the worldwide release date for Ether Aura's debut full length album 'Crash'. Pre-orders are available via the The Gaia Project website and the price point is set at a very affordable $9.99 for a limited time only.

Co-owner and partner of the independent label, Matt Arevalo, had this to say:

"I am very pleased with how the album turned out, I am sure it will be a well received debut. I welcome anyone to come to the site, listen to samples, get some background information on both the band and the release. Take advantage of the limited time $9.99 online only price now before it's gone."

In addition to a fully packaged, professional recording, orders through the website come with additional items. Stickers, buttons, special surprises and for the first 250 orders, access to an exclusive track.

This is just a special announcement for our MySpace and LiveJournal friends. You can be sure much more information will be coming soon, including reviews, special events, promotions and more.

Visit http://www.thegaiaproject.com for more details!
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New Artist Signed [18 Jun 2005|01:08pm]

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We are very excited to announce the latest addition to the label, the brilliant darkwave/shoegaze band Ether Aura! Expect an official press release very soon, but we just could not hold back any longer.

With a stripped-down, visceral style that features lush, airy guitars, fuzz-bass, & hazy atmospheres, the sound of Ether Aura can best be described as an eclectic blend of early 90's shoegaze, dark alt-country, dream pop, and garage rock. We really think you will enjoy their sound, and they're very wonderful individuals as well!

It has been a pleasure so far to work with these talented musicians and the process has been very smooth. Let us know what you think by sending us an e-mail, and be sure to check out both their official site and their MySpace profile to give them your feedback! Look for pictures, official press, and more information on their highly anticipated debut full length coming soon.
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2actors needed [16 Apr 2005|07:08pm]

I 'm producing a play that will be performed in front of an audience on May 7th in Los Angeles; there will be future opportunities for performances of the same play. The play is short, about 9 pages (25 minutes), so there's not a lot of memorization.

I am looking for two more actors to fill out the cast. Here are the details of the characters’ description:
40-year-old woman
20 - 26 years old dyke preferably on the butch side

This isn't a paying gig, but I will treat you to lunch or dinner for doing a great job!

If you're interested, or know someone who might be, please don't hesitate to contact me:

thirty2_flavors01@sbcglobal.net or 626-578-0140

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[16 Apr 2005|11:16am]

looking to hire a filmmaker to film a 1-4hr seminar(this coming tuesday around 7pm)? youll have to have prefferably two cameras to film the speaker and audience, and you will have to edit and integrate the tapes from camera one to two. pay is negotiable, and its in the LA area. Thanks
please contact me at dianataylor2012@hotmail.com or we can discuss further at AIM dianataylor2012, thanks
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Calling all horror fans [15 Apr 2005|12:59pm]

Old Scratch's Voodoo Lounge is making it's debut at the Mercury Lounge in Goleta, this Saturday. This shindig blends electronic music, classic horror films, and a bit of black comedy to create a fun, spooky, and relaxed atmosphere. Our aim is to make this a monthly event. In an effort to keep things entertaining, I am in the process of beefing up my horror movie collection. So... I ask you, the potential guest, to tell me what you want. Are there any classic (or not-so-classic) fright flicks that you are just dying to see??? Let me know so that I can begin the process of sniffing out requests for films that I don't already have in my vast library of monsters and mayhem. I'm always on the lookout for rare gems of movies, the weirder and more horrific the better. Hit me with your favorites and I will seek them out.

For more info on the upcoming event, go to our temporary informational site (a better one is in the works). Leave movie requests in the comments section here, or email them to necrophonic666(at)yahoo.com.


- S-C-to-the-ratch
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[11 Apr 2005|05:36pm]


That's right! We're less than one week away from the world premier of Old Scratch's Voodoo Lounge. Come to The Mercury on Saturday, April 16th. DJs Dracku (formerly of Wicked Garden, SB), Dgenerator (formerly of Wicked Garden, SB), and Phar0 (formerly of Superhuman, LA) will keep the party rolling all night long. Every hour on the hour your host, Old Scratch, will pick up the mic and drop some Darkside rhymes that'll be sure to have your head noddin'. Festivities begin at 9pm and will stay festive until 1am. Monsters Crash the Pajama Party will be playing on the back patio from 9:30-11:00. Night of the Living Dead will be playing from 11:30-1:00. Giveaways will occur at 10pm, 11pm, and 12 midnight; and will include a Hellfire Club t-shirt, a bottle of Baron S.'s exclusive and elusive Voodoo Brew, and a special mystery gift that will be sure to please the winner. Drink specials are still being decided upon. The Merc is located at 5871 Hollister Ave in Goleta, Ca. See you there!

For more info visit our temporary informational website.

(This has been cross-posted all over the place).
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[23 Mar 2005|09:34am]

Ladies and Gentlemen, Poison Ghouls, and Chillers of all ages! Coming soon to the Santa Barbara area... It's Old Scratch's Voodoo Lounge!

That's right! On Saturday April 16, 2005 Old Scratch and the Hellfire Club will be taking over the Mercury Lounge in Goleta. From 9pm to 1am it will be monsters, madness, and mayhem. The Hellfire Club's team of entertainers will be playing all of your favorite songs and some of the weird stuff that you won't hear anywhere else! DJs Drakcu, Dgenerator, and Phar0 will spin darkwave, electro, low rock, and industrial. Old Scratch, your gracious host and MC, will periodically take the mic to lay down some of his all-original Darkside Hip Hop that puts the G back in Goth!

The mercury lounge (located at 5871 Hollister Ave, in Goleta) serves domestic and imported beer and wine. This amazing location offers free pool, a comfortable environment, free snacks, and a spacious smoking patio where classic (and not-so-classic) horror movies will be played all night.

This event is for patrons 21 and over, with a valid photo ID... Sorry kids. And guess what: It's totally free (except for the drinks, of course). That's right. Movies, music, good times, and more and you don't have to spend a single red cent! So come on out to the Merc on Saturday, April 16th and prepare for the most spooktacular night of entertainment that Santa Barbara County has to offer!

For more info check out our temporary web site at www.geocities.com/necrophonic666. A real site is in the works, so don't mind that this one looks like a bum wiped his ass with it. More info will be posted here, as well. This is just a storm warning. Keep your eyes open!

Most sincerely,

- Old Scratch

PS: If this double-posts, I apologize in advance. Livejournal, apparently, has gremlins.
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E5's first album, re-released [27 Feb 2005|08:27pm]

Big news! The re-release of Entropy Five's first album, Bare Bones (2001), is finished and up for sale. This new release has been remastered and contains some very cool new art. To acquire your own copy, just click here and place your order! Other BB merchandise should be available there soon! Thanks for your support!
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looking for a few cool people! [26 Feb 2005|09:04pm]

I’m Eva. I’m a 22-year-old physically disabled dyke living in Pasadena California. I have two steady aides but I am looking for people I can call every so often to fill in (i.e. if my aide is sick or busy or whatever). The only requirement is a good back and a driver’s license. I train whomever I work with. I pay $10/an hour. If you’re interested, you can email me at thirty2_flavors01@sbcglobal.net
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