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La Sagrada/The Sacred

Mujeres de Maiz presents a month-long series of intercultural, intergenerational, and interdisciplinary art events

Published on LatinoLA: March 5, 2009


La Sagrada/The Sacred


Mujeres de Maiz presents "La Sagrada/The Sacred," a month-long series of intercultural, intergenerational, and interdisciplinary art events celebrating our 12th Anniversary and 7th poetry and arts publication, in honor of International Women's Day, and Women's Herstory Month. Showcasing multi-media art, exhibit, musical performances, independent films, with holistic health workshops. Chicana and women of color emerging and veteran women artists, community leaders, and activists will be highlighting themes on women artistry, Spirituality, native traditions, their relation to the earth, and their urban political and spiritual reality.

LIVE ART SHOW/PERFORMANCE
and
PREMIERE of Mujeres de Maiz 'Zine
Sunday, March 8th, 2009, 6-10 pm
Metabolic Studios (Farmlab)
1745 N. Spring St. LA, CA 90012
$10-15 Entrance (sliding scale)

Performances by: Flamenca dancer extraordinaire, Briseyda Zarate; the queer performance art of Butchlalis de Panochtitlan; SriLankan comedian and performance artist, D'Lo; veteran Chicana poets, Lorna Dee Cervantes and Gloria Alvarez; Xicana Indigenous drum group, In Lak Ech; writer, producer and actress, Josefina Lopez, as well as Raquel Salinas. The musical styling's of Latina norteno-fusion group, La Santa Cecilia; LA's hip hop goddess herself, Medusa; comedy and theater of Las Ramonas (formerly Teatro M3); performance art/dance of Mujeres en Resistencia (de San Diego, CA); the hip hop dance of Jackie Lopez; the music of Samia & Nia; the Australian Chicana hip hop of Maya Jupiter; and the performance art of Reina Prado, and Space Intruders, with more artists TBA.

Mujeres de Maiz 'Zine Poets include: Adilia Elena Torres, Amanda Ali, Andrea Holm, Angela Penaredondo, Ashaki M. Jackson, Claudia Serrato, Denise Ontiveros, Diana Ocampo, Ebony Noelle Golden, Fabiola Sandoval, Felicia Merie Rivera, Felicia Montes, Gabriela Erandi Rico, Griselda Liz Munoz, Ingrid Carolina_Parra, Irma "Cui- Cui" Rangel, Johanna Iraheta, Karina Oliva, Kathy A. Reyes, Lydia Zulema Martinez Vega, Maria Miranda Maloney, Martha E. Gonzalez, Monique Bezerra Paes, Paty Escobar, Raquel Gutierrez, Sonia Guti?®rrez, Wendee Pizano, Ximena Patrica Berta, Yuri Morales Lara, Yvette Morales, and Sara Margarita Martin.

Mujeres de Maiz 'Zine Visual Art include: Alicia Galindo, AlJohara Khaled, Amparo J. Ochoa, Angela Penaredondo, Anna Castillo, Anna Marie Lopez de Leon, Danielle N. Lee, Felicia Montes, Gina Aparicio, Jennifer Gutierrez, Laura Placencia, Lilia Ramirez, Linda Vallejo, Maria Colon, Melanie Cervantes, Micaela Valdez, Michelle Juarez, Monique B. Paes, Nancy Maldonado, Nayeli Guzman, Sarah Espinoza, Sonia Guti?®rrez, Sue Li, Uyen C. Tran, Valerie Hernandez, and Yreina Cervantes.

LA SAGRADA ART EXHIBIT
March 10th - 26th
CLOSING RECEPTION AND POETRY NIGHT
March 26th 7 pm
Liliflor Studios
2026 E 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, 323-268-0005
Gallery open Tuesdays & Thursdays (6-9 pm) and by appointment

Linda Vallejo, "Electric Landscape" 2008 O/C

La Sagrada/The Sacred" art exhibit highlighting women artists. "In the spirit of our ancestors this space/exhibit will engage the community in a dialogue about the contribution of women's work to the decolonization and healing of our communities.

SELF-DEFENSE WORKSHOP
Saturday, March 14th 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Self Help Graphics, 3802 Cesar Chavez Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90063 Instructor: Cati de los Rios (Karateka, High School teacher) will lead women of all ages in a free self-defense workshop. Donations accepted.

MUJER MERCADO
Sunday, March 29th 12 pm ÔÇô 5 pm
and HOLISTIC HEALTH WORKSHOPS &
ARTISAN VENDOR SALES
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6 ÔÇô 9 pm
Liliflor Studios, 2026 E. First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
All mujer Mercado including Mujeres de Maiz artists and veteranas will sell jewelry, natural health & body items, clothing, books, art, and much more. Holistic Health Workshops will also be offered in an array of topics for women's health in mind, body, spirit.

For more information contact Felicia Montes
(323) 359-6288 or email mujrmyz@yahoo.com
and visit
twww.mujeresdemaiz.net
www.myspace.com/mujermaiz

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