The collective Mujeres de Maiz presents "Mujeres de Maiz 2016: One: Mind, Body, Spirit" a season-long series of intercultural, intergenerational, and interdisciplinary art events celebrating their 19th Anniversary in honor of International Women's Day and Women's Herstory month/ With various events, including a live art show and performance event (March 6th), an art exhibition, workshops in writing and holistic health and more happening now through May 2016. Mujeres de Maiz has grown from a one day event to a season of events and now year around programming.
The large one-night only performance event and month long exhibition is scheduled for Sunday, March 6th, (in solidarity with International Women's day across the world) at renowned Chicano cultural art center Self Help Graphics located at 1300 E. First Street, Los Angeles (Boyle Heights), CA 90033 at 6:00pm at a $10-50 sliding scale general admission.
Music by Cuicani, excerpt from a one woman show by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni; teen grrrl punk by Skeletonix, the soulful neo-soul ranchera songstress Ana Saldaña; world music by Sheila Govindarajan, El Rio, and Edule (Eddika Organista of El Haru Kuroi); spoken word by Mayda del Valle, Yesika Salgado and Faith Santilla; queer theater artist & comedian and emcee for the night D'Lo, and more!
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, Indigenous traditions, their relation to the earth, and their urban political and spiritual reality.
For more information on the event(s), please contact Felicia Montes at (323) 359-6288 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 2016 Zine will 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 communities and families.