Archive for January, 2008

Attention Bargain Shoppers – National Black Lesbian Conference Discount

Culture, Resources

Attention Bargain Shoppers The National Black Lesbian Conference early bird registration results in an $80.00 discount. Now that’s a bargain! Big Up Zuna Institute for keeping our communities connected. Maximum respect. Announcement ————– Zuna Institute’s National Black Lesbian Conference, the only event of its kind, is the preeminent assembly of Black Lesbian activists, educators, community […]

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Healing Rage

Culture

“Rage has lost its respectability. We need to make rage respectable again.” [June Jordan, A Place of Rage documentary.] I highly recommend Ruth King’s workshop. In 2003, I participated in the workshop conducted at the National Black Lesbian Conference and was quiet transformed by the experience. Good healing medicine for those who want it. Announcement […]

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Cassandra Wilson @ Yoshis

Culture

Who: Cassandra Wilson When: January 29 – February 3, 2008 Where: Yoshis Jazz Club – Oakland Cost: $32-$42 —- ANNOUNCEMENT Cassandra Wilson Jan 29, 2008 – Feb 3, 2008 Tues – Thurs all shows $32 & $36 Fri – Sun all shows $38 & $42 Reginald Veal, Bass Marvin Sewell, Guitar Herlin Riley, Drums Lekan […]

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Travelogue: Peaceful Co-existence in King City, CA

Travelogues

Stormy Weather The fierce arctic storm that pounded California on Friday (1/4) could not deter me from driving to Southern California to help celebrate my youngest sister’s 48th birthday. Mary is also my lesbian sister so we hold a special bond in that regard. With the aid of the California Transportation storm tracker and road […]

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Jan Faulkner’s Ethnic Notions Collection

Culture

Jan Faulkner’s Ethnic Notions collection is phenomenal! I can hardly believe the collection is up for sale but I’m glad she is making it available to the public. I first viewed the collection in 2000 when it was exhibited at the Berkeley Art Center in Berkeley, California. The Berkeley Art Center published a companion-teaching guide […]

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HISTORIC AFRICAN-AMERICAN ETHNIC NOTIONS COLLECTION TO BE SOLD IN FEBRUARY 2008

Events

HISTORIC AFRICAN-AMERICAN  ETHNIC NOTIONS COLLECTION TO BE SOLD IN FEBRUARY 2008 What:    A Sale Of Historic, African-American Artifacts When:    Sunday, February 10, 2008   9:00am Until 5:00pm Where:  Four Point Sheraton, 1603 Powell Street,  Emeryville, California  94608 Who:      Sociologist,  Historic Artifact Collector and Lecturer, Jan Faulkner Admission is $5.00 and due to the fragile nature of […]

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Global Sisterhood In Full Effect

Global Sisterhood

I had the immense pleasure of attending a welcome dinner this week for Samoan poet and scholar Sinavaiana hailing from Oahu’s Manoa Valley, Haiwai’i. I found her poetry in Alchemies of Distance to be powerfully evocative and meditative as is the poetess herself. She is definitely a conjuring woman. I feel fortunate to have experienced […]

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Amsterdam Roots Festival

Events

June 14-21, 2008 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Amsterdam Roots Festival Subscribe to our email newsletter for the latest news. Click here And visit (and become a friend) us at www.myspace.com/amsterdamroots http://www.amsterdamroots.nl/index.php?id=8

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World Festival of Sacred Music (Los Angeles, CA)

Events

September 13-28, 2008 Los Angeles, CA The fourth World Festival of Sacred Music will be hosted in Los Angeles from Sept 13-28, 2008. WFSM- LA is the largest and most diverse city wide Festival in LA with 40 events of music and movement in venues all across the city. The 16-day Festival will share music […]

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Hollywood Black Film Festival (Beverly Hills, CA)

Events

June 3-8, 2008 Beverly Hills, California The Hollywood Black Film Festival aims to enhance the careers of emerging and established Black North American filmmakers through a public exhibition and competition program, and bring independent works by Black filmmakers to Southern California area audiences, thereby fostering a greater appreciation for Black filmmaking. http://www.hbff.org/

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