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Oct 13, 2011
George Elfie Ballis posted a blog post

RELEASE PARTY 8-21 ANCIENT ROOTS “ Eagle“

ANCIENT ROOTS RELEASE PARTY SATURDAY 8-21-2010, 6-8 pm, FREEUnitarian Universalist Church, 2672 E. Alluvial Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611 (between Chestnut and WIllow.)View scenes from the DVD on a large TV screen. See here clips and other info on this 50 minute DVD,7 songs and 5 “Fluteman” Lance Canales stories. Visuals (stills and film) by “Birdman” George Elfie BallisThe spirit of sInger/songwriter/musician Lance Canales‘ soulfilled “Native…See More
Aug 15, 2010
George Elfie Ballis posted a blog post

ANCIENT ROOTS RELEASE PARTY SATURDAY 8-21-2010, 6-8 pm,

SATURDAY 8-21-2010, 6-8 pm, FREE Unitarian Universalist Church, 2672 E. Alluvial Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611 (between Chestnut and WIllow.)View scenes from the DVD on a large TV screen. See here clips and other info on this 50 minute DVD, 7 songs and 5 “Fluteman” Lance Canales stories. Visuals (stills and film) by “Birdman” George Elfie BallisThe spirit of sInger/songwriter/musician Lance Canales‘ soulfilled “Native Americana” collection on…See More
Aug 10, 2010
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“Ancient Roots” Lance Canales & the Flood with Elfie Visuals

ANCIENT ROOTSSinger/Songwriter Lance Canales & The Flood collaboration with photographer/filmmaker George Elfie Ballis of SunMtMUSIC DVD RELEASE PARTY: JULY 2010 TBAThe spirit of sInger/songwriter/musician Lance Canales‘ soulfilled “Native Americana” collection on this music DVD is interwoven with still images of famous Central Valley photographer/filmmaker George Elfie Ballis. The earthy marriage of Elfie’s images of Valley people & Sierra nature with Lance’s musical blend of…See More
Jun 15, 2010
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Mar 2, 2010
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Feb 13, 2010
George Elfie Ballis replied to Art Zocalo's discussion 'Spirituality & Art's Growing Video Library'
"I want to join.... Elfie"
Feb 13, 2010
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Feb 12, 2010
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Feb 5, 2010
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Jan 22, 2010
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Jan. 17 6:30 pm hear EndGame party on KPFA

An hour tape of Elfie's EndGame party November 22 — recorded & edited by Mike Rhodes — will be broadcast on KPFA Sun., Jan. 17 at 6:30 pmFrank Moschella singing at Elfie's EndGame party November.Maia & Elfie with feather from Lance CanalesSee more info & pix here.See More
Jan 15, 2010
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Jan 13 co-director Maia at Our Family Stories DVD showings

Our Family Stories - DVD of peace & justicewith cast of 1,000sTalk with Maia & Elfie at both showingsMaia & Elfie at SunMt opening 1984Wednesday, January 13 noon & 7 p.m.Join the Fresno Center for Nonviolence and George "Elfie" Ballis for a special event: “OUR FAMILY STORIES of peace & justice.” with a Cast of 1,000sSee a powerful docupoem collage of Elfie & Maia’s productions on local peace, social, economic & environmental justice actions - filmed by the guy who…See More
Jan 12, 2010
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See Our Family Stories DVD collage of Peace & Justice with cast of 1,000s Jan 13

Wednesday, January 13 2 shows: 12 noon and 7 p.m. Join the Fresno Center for Nonviolence for a special George "Elfie" Ballis event. “OUR FAMILY STORIES”, with a cast of 1,000s — one+ hour DVD of Elfie and Maia’s productions. Explore a sampling of the peace-social justice action docu-poems by the poet and guy who takes and records history in pictures and brings life to the hearts of many. Elfie will be at both showings for conversation after film.The 12 noon showing will be at the Center at 1584…See More
Dec 31, 2009
George Elfie Ballis posted a blog post

Revive, Recall, Renew

Revive our inspirationRecall our truthsRenew our actionsFor families, classrooms & individualsSpecial sale on our “SunMt Family” docu-poemsnow available on DVD.All 7 DVDs for $99 incld sales tax, ship Buy a set for your favorite school and/or student and/or teacher.6 Minutes (2003)Inside giant (200,000) mellow, joyful San Franciscopeace rally. Satirical, playful, incisive, instructive street theater. A gigantic lesson for community organizers. An inspiring show of solidarity for peace and…See More
Dec 12, 2009
George Elfie Ballis commented on George Elfie Ballis's blog post 'Elfie’s EndGame party'
"Bosque ——Thanks for “Stand by Me” and your words...."
Dec 4, 2009

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RELEASE PARTY 8-21 ANCIENT ROOTS “ Eagle“

ANCIENT ROOTS RELEASE PARTY SATURDAY 8-21-2010, 6-8 pm,

FREE

Unitarian Universalist Church, 2672 E. Alluvial Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611 (between Chestnut and WIllow.)

View scenes from the DVD on a large TV screen.



See here clips and other info on this 50 minute DVD,

7 songs and 5 “Fluteman” Lance Canales stories.

Visuals (stills and film) by “Birdman” George Elfie Ballis…


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Posted on August 15, 2010 at 10:58am

ANCIENT ROOTS RELEASE PARTY SATURDAY 8-21-2010, 6-8 pm,

SATURDAY 8-21-2010, 6-8 pm,

FREE

Unitarian Universalist Church, 2672 E. Alluvial Avenue, Clovis, CA 93611 (between Chestnut and WIllow.)

View scenes from the DVD on a large TV screen.



See here clips and other info on this 50 minute DVD,

7 songs and 5 “Fluteman” Lance Canales stories.

Visuals (stills and film) by “Birdman” George Elfie Ballis…



Continue

Posted on August 10, 2010 at 11:36am

“Ancient Roots” Lance Canales & the Flood with Elfie Visuals





ANCIENT ROOTS

Singer/Songwriter Lance Canales & The Flood

collaboration with

photographer/filmmaker George Elfie Ballis of SunMt



MUSIC DVD RELEASE PARTY: JULY 2010 TBA



The spirit of sInger/songwriter/musician Lance Canales‘ soulfilled “Native Americana” collection on this music DVD is interwoven with still images of famous Central Valley photographer/filmmaker George Elfie Ballis. The earthy… Continue

Posted on June 15, 2010 at 3:57pm — 1 Comment

Are we, too, forgetting their faces ¿?

" Sometimes our light goes out,

but is blown again into flame

by an encounter with another human being.

Each of us owes the deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."

Albert Schweitzer

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Posted on May 4, 2010 at 3:07pm — 1 Comment

ex-cop yips at Elfie photo caption

Offensive photo exhibit

Posted by Fresno Bee at 12:56 AM on Thursday, Apr. 29, 2010



I was shocked last Tuesday when I observed the photo exhibit in the Fresno City Hall lobby. Its was sponsored by El Concilio De Fresno. Featured were photos by George Elfie Ballis.

The photos were taken during the time Cesar Chavez was organizing farm laborers. One particular caption was offensive. The photo showed some farm laborers working in a field with a Tulare County deputy sheriff… Continue

Posted on April 30, 2010 at 3:38pm — 1 Comment

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At 10:46am on November 30, 2010, SIN said…
Feeling you George. You certainly inspired me and so many others. Wish I could talk to you now.
At 7:04am on August 12, 2010, Rosemary Lakovich said…
Happy Birthday Elfie. Hope you have a wonderful day to enjoy the special blessing in your life. Looking forward to the Ancient Roots event
At 11:41am on March 4, 2010, SIN said…
Super cool to have you in the writer's group!!! Yay!
At 9:57am on December 16, 2009, SIN said…
HEY GEORGIE BOY, HOW ARE YOU DOING? I THINK OF YOU AND YOUR WIFE OFTEN. HOPE ALL IS GOING WELL. MUCH LOVE!
At 7:17pm on September 7, 2009, SIN said…
Oh, I am dumb, I didn't realize there was such a shot, I am going to research that one. It sounds very interesting. I am glad you are ok Elfie, you are such a cool dude!
At 12:54pm on September 3, 2009, Linda Guerrero said…
Thank you, Elfie, for all of your dedicated work as a social activist. I like what you and Maia have done at Sun Mt.
At 11:38am on June 23, 2009, Ricardo Christian Castorena said…
Hey George its Ricardo from Fresno Adult School.....
love your work...its amazing
At 3:41pm on May 20, 2009, SIN said…
Hey Elfie, you are a cool dude, an icon to humanity. I want to meet with someday. ???
At 3:31pm on May 20, 2009, SIN said…
Thank you, I will!
At 9:14pm on May 18, 2009, SIN said…
Hi, what kind of film do you do? Curious and interested.
 
 
 

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