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Mujeres de Maiz Present Live Art Show/Performance/Festival

Mujeres de Maiz 2015: Madre/Mother a month-long series of intercultural, intergenerational, interdisciplinary events

By LatinoLA Contributor
Published on LatinoLA: March 2, 2015


Mujeres de Maiz Present Live Art Show/Performance/Festival


The collective Mujeres de Maiz presents "Mujeres de Maiz 2015: Madre/Mother," a month-long series of intercultural, intergenerational, and interdisciplinary art events celebrating our 18th Anniversary and 13th poetry and arts publication, in honor of International Women's Day, and Women's Herstory month.

With various events, including a live art show and performance event (March 8th), an art exhibit, a poetry night, workshops in writing and holistic health and more happening March through May 2015. Mujeres de Maiz has grown from a one day event to a month of events and now a full season of programming.

The large one-day performance event and exhibit is scheduled for Sunday, March 8th, (in solidarity with International Women's day across the world) at Legacy LA located at 1350 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles (Boyle Heights), 90033 at 6:00pm at $10-20 sliding scale general admission.

Music by Entre Mujeres including Grammy award winning Martha Gonzalez of Quetzal; soulful songstress Destani Wolf; Xicana theater and comedy group, Las Ramonas; youth spoken word poets from Get Lit: Camille Spirlin and Tashi Brown; Guatemalan writer, Maya Chinchilla, queer theater artist and comedian D'Lo; 3 generations of women doing poetry, 3 Generaciones; and the Zapateado mixed dance of Mujeres en Resistencia.

Throughout the month of programming, emerging and veteran women of color artists, community leaders, and activists will be highlighting themes including women's artistry, spirituality, native traditions, their relation to the earth, and their urban political and spiritual reality.

Interviews with the artists or facilitators, as well as photos are available. Music samples and images are also available.

For more information on the event, please contact Felicia Montes at (323) 359-6288 or email felicia@mujeresdemaiz.com

DETAILED INFORMATION:

LIVE ART SHOW
an Interdisciplinary, intergenerational, Intercultural Experience

Sunday, March 8, 2015 6:00PM
$10-$20 Sliding Scale
LEGACY LA
1350 San Pablo Street
Los Angeles (Boyle Heights), CA 90033

Performance ofrendas of music, spoken word, dance y mas including:

Destani Wolf | D'Lo | Entre Mujeres |
Get Lit Poets: Camille Spirlin & Tashi Brown | Las Ramonas |
Maya Chinchilla | Mujeres en Resistencia | 3 Generaciones

MUJER MERCADITO MARKETPLACE
OPENS at 5:30pm
with a full Mujer Mercadito/Marketplace with womyn
& Q/T vendors selling artesania, jewelry, books, holistics items, art and much more.
Mujeres de Maiz t-shirts, past and NEW Zines will also be available!

All Ages with Limited Seating. Free street parking in the surrounding area.
Wheelchair accessible but please inbox us to ensure accommodation needs.
This is a Alcohol and Drug Free Event for the health of our our communities and families.

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