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International Womxn’s Day

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

 

International Womxn’s Day
Friday, March 8, 2019, 6 p.m.
Sliding Scale: $15-20*

Celebrate the radical spirit of a united international womxn’s movement with Asian Arts Initiative and Qunify. Imagine what an inclusive, queer, women of color-led movement might look like. Revisiting Audre Lorde’s statement that “caring for oneself is a political act,” we will engage artists and advocacy organizations to foster an embodied space of care and joy for women, trans, and non-binary people. Join us for a night of celebration emceed by MZ Frizzle featuring interactive stations, performances, and a queer dance social led by Keila Perez-Vega!

*Tickets for this event are sliding scale $15-20, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds

Childcare will be available upon request, if you have childcare needs please email cat@asianartsinitiative.org.

Event Schedule
6:00-6:20
Opening Reception and food by LALO Philly

6:20-7:00
INSPIRE with a Keynote Address from Thenmozhi Soundararajan of Equality Labs

7:00-9:00**
REFLECT with an interactive exhibit from Wit López
HEAL with tarot readings from Victoria Wickler
PLANT with a Path to Home Ownership Workshop from Ife Foy
GROW with Starfruit Project

9:00-11:00**
MOVE with a Queer Dance Social led by Keila Perez-Vega featuring new performance choreographed by Belle Alvarez to the music of Interminable

**These activities will be ongoing throughout the event, so feel free to drop in and drop out as you see fit!

THIS IS A SAFE(R) SPACE. NO RACISM, TRANSPHOBIA, ELITISM, COLORISM, HOMOPHOBIA, FEMMEPHOBIA, FAT PHOBIA. CONSENT IS MANDATORY.


Asian Arts Initiative is designed as a mobility accessible facility, with access to all public floors and spaces, and seating accommodations for programmed events. Both non-gendered and individually isolating restrooms are available on each floor, all equipped with changing stations. If contacted in advance, we will make every attempt to fulfill requests for reasonable accommodations such as vision/hearing auxiliary aids and cognitive disability guides. Please note: Due to most events being attended by the general public, we cannot guarantee accommodations for those with fragrance sensitivities.

Details

Date:
March 8
Time:
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/597840300665114/

Organizer

Qunify
Email:
contact@qunify.org

Venue

Asian Arts Intiative
1219 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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