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Mujeres de Maiz 2017 20th Anniversary Calendar

 

A Season of Intercultural, Interdisciplinary, Tranformational &

Holistic Artivist Happenings to honor Womyn in Mind, Body & Spirit.

Programming is collaboration with various collectives & organizations across the Eastside to commemorate International Womyn’s Day, Womyn’s Herstory Month, Spring Equinox and Mexica New Yea

 

 

 

 

 

 

March

 

Mujeres de Maiz 20 Years of Artivism and Herstory en L.A.

Retrospective Exhibition

Opening Reception

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LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Hours: M,W & Th, 12–5 pm, Fri-Sun 12-6 pm

 

Saturday, March 4th, 2017, 3-5pm, Free

Exhibit runs March 4th-May 29, 2017

 

 

 

Mujeres de Maiz 20th Anniversary Live Art Show Festival

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

5pm - Doors/Vendors/Food

6pm - Show.

$20-$50 Donation Fundraiser for Mujeres de Maiz.

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LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

An Intercultural, Interdisciplinary Intergenerational Arts Experience with performance ofrendas of music, spoken word, dance, artisans, vendors and more featuring womyn and queer/trans people of color. All Ages.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tea & Paint w/ Liliflor Art

Friday, March 17th, 2017, 7-9pm, $20

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LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

Experience healing and relaxing loose leaf brewed tea while practicing basic painting techniques connected to culture. Art supplies and tea are provided. No experience needed. Ages 13 to Adult.

 

 

 

 

Mujeres en Movimiento: A poetry procession for the people

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

6pm Mariachi Plaza to LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

Join Mujeres de Maiz as they share poetry and connect communities from Boyle Heights to La Placita Olvera. Writers will share poetry as well as new works in conversation with the art featured in the exhibition.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April

 

 

The Mujeres de Maiz Oral Herstory Project: Sharing Conocimientos a collaborative presentation by CSGS faculty fellow Dr. Dionne Espinoza and Mujeres de Maiz

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017, 4:30PM

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California State University, Los Angeles

5151 State University Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90032

 

3RD floor of the University-Student Union

Los Angeles Room BC

 

Mujeres de Maiz, an activist organization from East LA, presents a panel that explores the process of interviewing women of color artivists and members of Mujeres de Maiz through the Oral Herstory project. This panel is presented in association with the Mujeres de Maiz Twenty Year Retrospective Exhibit.

 

 

 

 

Platicas: Power, Protest, Prayer

Saturday, April 8th, 2017, 11am-6pm, Free

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LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

A day of platicas (talks) about Mujeres de Maiz’s work, lineage, spirit, and politic featuring artists, academics and elders.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Platicas y Pruebas: Xicana Edible Memories and Landscapes w/ Cocina Manakurhini

Friday, April 13, 2017, 7-9pm, $15

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LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

Celebrating Native-based foods, Cocina Manakurhini, stirs up seasonal dishes a la Xicana inspired by diasporic and place-based flavors that honor the sacRed geographies of our traveling homelands and Tongva foodscapes.

 

 

 

 

4 Directions AlterNative Wellness Clinic: A Justice based Holistic Health Event

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017, 12-4pm, Free

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LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

A free event supporting wellness to, by and for the people.

Join us for free consultations, treatments, workshops, presentations, vendors and more.

 

 

 

May

 

Full Moon Coyolxauhqui Circle

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 8-10pm, Free

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LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

The Coyolxauhqui Circle is a full moon women's talking circle based in ritual and focused on wellness in mind, body, and spirit.

 

 

 

 

Under the Pirul w/ Cantos de La Tierra

Sunday, May 28, 3-5pm, Free

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LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes

501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

 

Join Mujeres de Maiz facilitator Berenice Dimas of Cantos de la Tierra for a talk about the use of the pirul tree in ritual and for everyday wellness. She will be sharing how to make different medicines with the pirul. This will be our closing circle for our exhibit and spring collaboration with LA Plaza.

 

 

 

 

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