Archive for May, 2009

QWOCFF – San Francisco, CA

Posted in Culture, Events with tags on May 22, 2009 by skyeviewtraveler

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Message From QWOCFF

Community Partners are Celebrated Peeps

Our fabulous, fun and fierce Community Partners have joined QWOCMAP on the journey to present our upcoming 5th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival, which showcases 25 world-premieres about feisty and fantastic voyages. From dyke couples navigating desire, to communities crossing divisive barbwire and chain-link, to the riveting routes of sex toys, you’ll be spellbound to saunter through your own saucy sojourns!

Check out our AMAZING Community Partners at our 5th annual Queer Women of Color Film Festival June 12-14, 2009

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The TOYBOX, Black Pride Extravaganza (DC)

Posted in Events on May 22, 2009 by skyeviewtraveler

 

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Message From The Toybox

Greetings Family,

You have a few more days to purchase The TOYBOX, Black Pride Extravaganza 2009 advance tickets. The event will be taking place this Sunday, May 24th, from 7pm-1am at Blair Mansion, during Memorial Holiday Weekend. Admission is $20 in advance, and $25 at the door. buy ten tickets, to accommodate you and all of your friends, and get the 11th ticket free!

Preferential treatment will be given to groups of 8 people or more, call me and I will make sure you have a reserved table. You must come by 7:30pm that evening to get the table, at 7:45pm the reservation will be lifted to seat others, in time for the 8pm show.

Five Minutes of Fame, Talent Showcase:
1) Loretta Morrow- Motivational Speaker
2) Dee- Photography slide show
3) Dorothy Randall- Gray- Author, Book Reading
4) SKYY- Author, Book Reading
5) Vicky Ryan- Vocalist
6) Thaise- Poetry
7) J Scales- Spoken word performer & Musician
8) Dred- Illusionist
9) Lala- Exotic Dancer
10) Lauren- Vocalist
11) Tiffini- Poetry

$100 cash award will be given to most applauded performer, however prizes will be given to all participants to show our appreciation for their performance. After the show we will turn it over to our new music maestro, DJ Angie D, who will play in The TOYBOX for the very first time! She is planning to rock the house!

There is still some vendor space available, please call for details: 202-882-1925. We have confirmed Dinah In Color of Pal
m Springs, Shamreed’s Body Oils, Candles and Etc., and Intimate Discretions with an expanded selection of adult toys.  Also=2 0Gina will be selling tickets for her June 20th Bowling Party Extravaganza!

Advance Tickets can be purchased by calling:
Papaya- (202) 882-1925 or (202) 486-8888 in Upper NW, DC near Silver Spring, Maryland
Vera –      (410) 235-3148 in Baltimore
Shirley-  (202) 352-0797 in DC off North Capital St, near Florida Ave. @ Lincoln Market
DeWan-  (202) 270-4969 in Downtown DC area daily and Suburban Maryland
Cookie-  (240) 821-7324 in Bowie, Maryland

Feminist Delta & Piedmont Blues (CA)

Posted in Culture, Events on May 15, 2009 by skyeviewtraveler

Skyeview Wildsang

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Message From Wildsang

We are really looking forward to this weekend when we will be Live on KPIG Radio on Sunday morning then driving up to GUERNEVILLE for WOMENS WEEKEND where at 6:30 we will be performing at the wonderful MAIN STREET STATION CABARET. Then on Weds the 20th we will be at DON QUIXOTE’S for a 7:30 performance, co-billing with David Jacobs- Strain.  What an exciting way to start out the summer season!We can’t wait to see you all again.  Here is the WILDSANG calendar below.
Thanks for your support Kate and Hill –WILDSANG
Sun May 17 10:00 AM  KPIG Radio
WILDSANG live interview and music with Sleepy John.

Sun May 17  6:30 PM   Main Street Station Cabaret-Guerneville, CA

Wed May 20 8:00 PM  Don Quixote’s International Music Hall
Felton, CA     WILDSANG also David Jacobs-Strain

Fri Jul 17 6:00 PM   Fabulosa Fest   Russian River Fabulosa Festival-Guerneville, CA

Book Launch (CA)

Posted in Culture, Events on May 14, 2009 by skyeviewtraveler

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Kickoff reading for “Smash the Church, Smash the State: the early years of gay liberation,” an anthology of writings about the post-Stonewall movement in the US published by City Lights Books and
edited by Tommi Avicolli Mecca. Featuring Bay Area contributors to the book, including Blackberri, Merle Woo, N.A. Diaman, Dajenya, Pam Mitchell, Barbara Ruth, Paola Bacchetta, Susan Stryker, Steven F. Dansky, Martha Shelley, Richard Bollingbroke and others.
Reading in San Francisco, June 3
Main Library, 100 Larkin, 5:30pm.
Cosponsored by Queer Arts Festival.

Drum and Dance Medicine (Oakland, CA)

Posted in Culture, Events on May 14, 2009 by skyeviewtraveler

Bay Area sistern come get your drum and dance medicine on with these powerful conjuring women and light-filled youth.
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Message From Rhythm Sistas

Rhythm Sistas Drumming and Dance Circle

Greetings to the Rhythm Sistas Community,

The time for our July circle is almost here!!  This year continues to bring many blessings, as the positive energy we have generated is spreading throughout the greater community. We look forward to being with our Rhythm Sistas family again and sharing in the healing vibrations of our hearts and the drum.

The Rhythm Sistas

OUR NEXT DRUMMING SESSION:

Saturday – July 18, 2009

1pm – 4pm

Mosswood Park, (MacArthur and Broadway, Oakland)

HOSTED BY: Nahi Akinola Brewer, Charlene Gumbs, Sandy Mills, Mar Stevens & Monica Anderson