EDUCATE + EMPOWER + TRANSFORM = HOLISTIC ARTIVISM.
ONE OF, IF NOT THE LONGEST RUNNING XINGONA GATHERING TO HONOR INTERNATIONAL WOMXN’S DAY IN L.A.!
Mujeres de Maiz 20th Anniversary Live Art Show Festival featuring Music, Performances, Exhibition & a Mujer Marketplace
An Annual Intercultural, Interdisciplinary Intergenerational Arts Happening with performance ofrendas (offerings) of music, spoken word, dance, artisans and vendors featuring all womxn and queer/trans people of color since 1997. This event is for, by and about & organized by the labor of WOC & QTWOC holisitic Artivists.
SATURDAY, MARCH 4th, 2017 from 5:00pm-9:30pm.
+ Retrospective Exhibition | FREE & Open to Public
Food for the reception by Cocina Manakurhini
+ Mujer Mercadito Opens to Public | $20-$100
+ Chulita Vinyl Club plays full 1 hr. set
6:00pm-9:30pm – Benefit Festival Show/Fundrasier
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes Outside Stage, Patio and lawn.
501 N. Main Street, Los Angees, CA 90012
*Event is OUTSIDE… please come ready for the weather*
Get your pre-sale tix today $20 for 20 Years!
+ Ana Castillo
+ Briseyda Zárate
+ Chingona Fire
+ Chulita Vinyl Club – L.A
+ In Lak Ech
+ Irene Diaz
+ La Victoria
+ Maya Jupiter
+ Medusa The Gangsta Goddess
+ and special guest Sara Ramirez & more!
ARTISTS INCLUDED IN RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION:
+ Claudia Mercado
+ Crystal Galindo
+ Debora Kuetzpal Vasquez
+ Emilia García
+ FE (Felicia Montes)
+ Gabriela Malinalxochitl Zapata
+ Gina Aparicio
+ Isabel Avila
+ Liliflor Arte / Lilia Ramirez
+ Linda Vallejo
+ Margaret Quica Alarcon
+ Maria Ramos
+ Marisol Torres
+ Melanie Cervantes
+ Pola Lopez
+ Sarah Espinoza
+ Skryb Anu
+ Yreina Cervantez
Exhibition Curated by Ana Guajardo, FE (Felicia Montes), Michelle L. Lopezas well as Erin Curtis and Janine Vigus of LA Plaza.
Exhibition runs March 4-May 29, 2017 – Free & Open to Public.
+ Opening Prayer by Grandma Gloria Arellanes (Tongva/Xicana)
+ Herstoric Archival & Ephemera from the last 20 Years.
+ Live Intergenerational Mural by
Dalila Paola Mendez, Gabriella Claro, Marisol Torres Pola Lopez.
+ Photobooth by Las Fotos Project
w/ props by Celina Jacques & HOODsisters
+ Kids Area w/ Mujeres de Maiz coloring pages
+ Live Silkscreening by Martha Carrillo (bring a tee or item to print)
+ Mujer Mercadito w/ over 30 Community WOC/GNC Artistans & Vendors
+ Healthy Food sold by Vegan Moni (vegan pozole and more!)
+ All Gender / Unisex restrooms
SPEAKERS on KEY ISSUES:
+ Bamby Salcedo – TransLatina Coalition
+ Jacky Vargas – Youth Mayor for the City of Los Angeles/BH Youth
+ Ivy Quicho of International Women’s Day March 2017 – led by AF3IRM Los Angeles to invite you to their Sun. 3/5 march.
+ Diné (Navajo) Granmother Salina Begay to speak about the Black Mesa/Big Mountain Resistance
$20/person to Celebrate Our 20 Years!
We’ve shared amazing FREE programming for over 20 years.. and only had our annual event as our fundraiser. Recently we began charging for workshops to support our yearound programming and to allow ARtivists and wellness facilitators to live/thrive vs. survive.
We ask you to to support with what you can $20 / $30 / $40 / $50 / $100 Online Ticket Sales. Pay what you can of above Prices.
($10 presale tix till 2/14 and at the door for students/sliding scale for need based)
*This year Mujeres de Maiz will officially become a non-profit organization, please support our art, education & empowering (Q)WOC wellness! This event is always to capacity.
NOTE: The weather is set to be chilly on Saturday night.. please dress accordingly and comfortably.
*Parking in local Olver Street and surrounding court and Union Station area paid lots only!
*Metro: Union Station Stop
CELEBRATING & HONORING:
-20 Years of Mujeres de Maiz
-International Womxn’s Day,
-Womxn’s Herstory Month,
-Mexica New Year
-the coming of Spring
-the Opening Reception of our 3 Month-long Retrospective Exhibition at LA Plaza (thru 5/29/17) www.LAPCA.org
Never been? Don’t Miss it!
Join the event that has inspired circles and events across the Southwest! Check out this video: https://vimeo.com/34828355
MUJER MERCADO/MARKETPLACE opens at 5:00pm:
featuring Mujeres De Maiz merchandise, zines, and over 30 Muxer and QTPOC & GNC vendors and artisans. *Bring Cash & Card.
LunaSol Mexican Vintage
Diné Grandmothers 7 Alegria Xocolatl
Patchouli Nomad /Kaleidoscope Kollective 9518588489
Leachy Peachy “Art and Jewelry” 13 Carina Lomeli
El Valle Women’s Collaborative 17 Xti’ Artisan
Cha Cha Covers
Luna Marina Jewelry 21 Emilia Garcia
Art De Karla
Cantos De La Tierra 27 Mujerez de MaIz
Viva Los Cupcakes
De La Luna Designs
+ All Ages w/ limited seating.
+ Event is wheelchair accessible. Inbox us for accommodation needs.
+ Alcohol and Drug Free Event for health of our communities.
+ Event intends to be a Brave and Safe Space.
+ Event is all ages/genders/sexualities, please honor the elders and children – No sexism, ageism, homo/transphobia, please check your privilege!
TO FIND OUT ABOUT FULL 20th ANNIVERSARY SEASON:
Go to: www.MujeresDeMaiz.com/