ON THE WEEKEND OF MARCH 7th & 8th – in solidarity with International Women’s Day across the world – Los Angeles feminist organizations are hosting three great events you won’t want to miss! (And Feminist Magazine is a proud endorser and participant in all these events)
The Blk Grrrl Book Fair, Saturday, March 7 from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Be there at the inaugural Blk Grrrl Book Fair! More than just a bookfair – it’s a literary, cultural & community arts fair. Join us for literary readings, art lectures, vendors, performances, workshops and community!
All ages and free. Planned with a collaboration of feminist and literary art groups, inclusive of all genders, races, sexual orientations and generations.
WHERE: at Cielo Galleries and Studios located at 3201 Maple Street in South Central Los Angeles.
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/896726250409454/?ref=br_tf
More info at: http://www.blkgrrrlshow.com/
March and Rally in commemoration of International Working Women’s Day in Downtown LA on Sunday, March 8th!
International Women’s Day March in DTLA – led by AF3IRM and Ovarian Psyco-Cycles.
The march and rally is led by women-identified, feminists of color, and open to ALL who are willing to defend women and our communities, voice support for women’s struggles, and honor the legacies and herstories of women who have come before us. The women are shutting down Los Angeles because we refuse to continue to be killed off. A historic gathering – Music, Art, Speakers, March & Rally!
WHERE: Meet at 12 noon at LA City Hall, 200 N Spring St, LA
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/538207992988172/
More info: http://www.af3irm.org/ & http://www.ovarianpsycos.com/
MUJERES DE MAIZ 18th Anniversary Live Art Show – Sunday, March 8th 6pm – Live Art Show and Performance Event: 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. MARKETPLACE opens at 5:30pm with a full Mujer Mercadito/Marketplace selling artesania, jewelry, books, art and much more
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.
WHERE: Legacy LA located at 1350 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles (Boyle Heights), 90033 at 6:00pm
$10-20 sliding scale general admission.
Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/863333613689972/
More info: http://www.mujeresdemaiz.com/calendar.html