Archive for April, 2008

Women’s Drum Sundays (Oakland, CA)

Events

Come Play With Us! The launch of Drum Sunday’s at the OPCM in downtown Oakland on 4/20 was a huge success. Perhaps you’ve heard of the circle but wasn’t sure if you’d fit in or have the “right” drum. No worry check out the slide show on the Women Drummers International web page and just […]

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Women’s Drum Sundays (Oakland, CA)

Culture

Come Play With Us! The launch of Drum Sunday’s at the OPCM in downtown Oakland on 4/20 was a huge success.  Perhaps you’ve heard of the circle but wasn’t sure if you’d fit in or have the “right” drum.  No worry check out the slide show on the Women Drummers International web page and just […]

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Une Image Très Sensuelle

Culture

Lawd have mercy when I opened this file I didn’t know whether I wanted to touch, kiss, caress or SUCK this flower.  Lucious! From the photographer: I loved this flower when I was shooting, I love it even more now because it reminds me of a verse from Blake “to see beauty in a grain […]

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Paris Art Venues – Skye Picks

Culture

AfriScope A free cultural events publication distributed in Paris and PDF versions available on-line. —————— Confluences Maison des Arts Urbains   I discovered this place in February when I went to check out the “Mirage d’Europe” photography exhibit. The venue is a multipurpose exhibit, concert, film screening, theatre space and coffee house with a lively […]

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Feminism and Pornography Seminar Series

Events

 Location: University of California Santa Cruz http://humwww.ucsc.edu/CultStudies/EVENTS/Spring08/FemandPorn.html Feminism and Pornography Seminar Series College Eight, Room 301 This Spring, the Feminism and Pornography Research Cluster will host a series of seminars featuring prominent feminists who have written about or worked within the fields of pornography and erotica. Annie Sprinkle, Susie Bright, Carol Leigh, Ann Simonton, and […]

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WOMEN’S PLAY PARTY 4/25

Culture

It’s spring!  Come out and play! Cheers! ——————- Women’s Play Party April 25th  Pleasure and Debauchery! SEX & PLAY PARTY SAN FRANCISCO, CA The chairs clear out, the lights go down, and the night gets naughtier! Two floors of sex and pervy play space with exotic furniture and kinky play things. First time at a […]

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Barbara Christian Tribute

Events

When: May 4th 4 p.m. What: Afternoon in honor of Barbara Christian and her writing: Gloria Bowles, Arlene Keizer, Thalia Kitrilakis, UlaTaylor and Marvina White will read from these passionate essays and remember with you Barbara’s legacy.* *All royalties go to a scholarship in Barbara’s name for a student Of Afro-American literature at UC Berekeley. […]

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Dispatch #18 – Summer Palace – Beijing, China

Dispatches

My visit to the Summer Palace is by far the best part of my trip to China. The palace grounds spanning  several acres, the lake, willow trees and historical buildings are truly stunning. The sunset on the lake will remain memorable and etched in my heart. Chant peace. Summer Palace Album

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