Art in LA: March 5 – 18

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What FEM’s Arts and Creative staff is looking forward to in the next two weeks:

March 7, 2017

“Feminist Reading Group”

Monthly meeting to discuss feminist texts. Attendees should bring refreshments to share. Open to new members who haven’t read the text. Must sign up to access reading list:  https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/wccw-feminist-reading-group

Address: Women’s Center for Creative Work

2425 Glover Pl

Los Angeles, CA 90031

Time: 7:30pm

Admission: Free

 

March 16, 2017

“#BlackGirlsMatter”

Panel discussion about the shooting of Latasha Harris thirteen days after the Rodney King beating and the importance of black girls and women to the black community. Helmed by Brenda Stevenson, Funmilola Fagbamila, Shamell Bell, Tia Oso, Denise Harlins, and Britni Danielle. RSVP: http://www.caamuseum.org/web_pages/rsvp.htm

Address: California African American Museum

600 State Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90037

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Admission: Free

 

March 17, 2017

“What It Iz!”

A “Spokenwordical” interpretation of “The Wiz” that journeys through the contemporary black sociopolitical experience in the United States, from the genesis of hip-hop to mass incarceration. Incorporates spoken word poetry, musical theater, and hip-hop. Hosted by UCLA Department of African American Studies.

Address: The Los Angeles Theatre Center

514 S Spring Street

Los Angeles CA 90013

Time: 7:00pm

Admission: $20.00

 

March 17, 2017

“Protect Trans Kids”

Panel discussing the importance of fair and safe bathroom access for transgender folks in the context of broader trans and human rights, followed by poster making workshop to label safe, non-discriminatory bathrooms. Posters are for distribution to schools and businesses. DJ set by arriola-sands. Proceeds will be donated to the Trans Lifeline (translifeline.org).

Address: Junior High

5656 Hollywood Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Admission: Free, $5 suggested donation

 

March 18 – 26, 2017

“Making Plans”

Gallery exhibit exploring the ways that capitalism dehumanizes workers, and the paradox of planning for emancipation while having to remain complicit to facilitate present survival. The show will present a number of artists, organized by Kyle Bellucci Johanson and Matthew Lax.

Address: Human Resources LA

410 Cottage Home

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Hours: Wednesday through Sunday, 12pm-6pm, March 18–26, 2016

Opening Reception: March 18 from 7pm-10pm

Price: Free

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