Presenting “See, Recognize, Hear”: A Week for Female Empowerment

Design by Haysol Chung.

FEM is excited to announce a collaboration with Campus Events Commission, UCLA Radio, Cultural Affairs Commission, and the Student Committee for the Arts at UCLA on “See, Recognize, Hear: Female Empowerment Week.”

The week is dedicated to acknowledging female artists and advocates, both on- and off-campus.

Starting this Wednesday, February 24, we’ll offer a number of programs with the goal of empowering women through various artistic mediums. From spoken word poetry to a concert with badass female artists, there’s sure to be something for everyone.

The events for this week are listed below:

February 24, 2016 | 8 pm | Powell Library:

The Student Committee of the Arts is excited to present a Silent Disco featuring an all-female setlist played by female DJs. Entry is free with a BruinCard. Pizza, coffee, and soda will be provided.

February 26, 2016 | 7pm | Kerckhoff Art Gallery:

The Cultural Affairs Commission Art Series presents the closing party of “What is Her? An Explorative Exhibition.” UCLA student artists Carla Rowley and Kelsee Thomas present their work in a way that sparks a dialogue about the diverse female narrative.

March 1, 2016 | 8pm | Ackerman Grand Ballroom:

CEC Films Presents a free screening of “He Named Me Malala.” Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (“An Inconvenient Truth,” “Waiting for Superman”) shows us how Malala Yousafzai, her father Zia, and the rest of her family are committed to fighting for education for all girls worldwide.

March 2, 2016 | 8 pm | Ackerman Grand Ballroom:

CEC Concerts presents CYN, Doja Cat, and Kelela for an exclusive event of female artists who are changing the game in the music industry.

March 3, 2016 | 8 pm | Kerckhoff Art Gallery:

The Student Committee of the Arts and the Word on Wednesdays present an evening of poetry, centered around reflections on femininity. Los Angeles-based poets Marsha de la O, Verónica Reyes, and Lynne Thompson will each give a reading followed by a short Q&A session.  

You can also tune in to UCLA Radio all week long for music and shows dedicated to female empowerment.

For more information, check out “See, Recognize, Hear” on Facebook! We hope you come out this week to “see, recognize, and hear” the amazing contributions of women artists and activists.

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