Archive for April, 2012

Seoul Music

Posted in Culture, Gallery, Travelogues on April 29, 2012 by skyeviewtraveler

‎”I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.”
– Billy Joel

 Seoul, Korea

Photo credit: Skye Ward c 2010

“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” (Lao Tsu)

Posted in Culture, Gallery on April 29, 2012 by skyeviewtraveler

Spring music in the Bay Area!

“If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be in your revolution” (Emma Goldman, Anarchist)

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.
(Reba McEntire)

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Spirit/JAZZ 4th Sundays – Joyce Gordon Gallery

Posted in Culture, Events, For Fun, Gallery, Resources, Transnat'l Feminism/Solidarity on April 28, 2012 by skyeviewtraveler

Rev. Ouida J. Cooper-Rodriguez, Founder & Director

Inaugural jam session

Femme Conference 2012: Pulling the Pieces Together

Posted in Culture, Events on April 25, 2012 by skyeviewtraveler

The 2012 Femme Conference will be held August 17th-19th in Baltimore, MD at Inn at The Colonnade. For more information about the conference, registration, financial aid, keynote speakers, or to follow or blog about us, visit us at

The 2012 Femme Conference is so proud to announce this year’s Keynote Speakers: Pratibha Parmar and Nomy Lamm!!

Monica A. Hand Award Winning Poet

Posted in Culture, Events, Transnat'l Feminism/Solidarity on April 24, 2012 by skyeviewtraveler

University of California Berkeley
On April 23rd Monica A. Hand read poetry from her recent book, *me and Nina,* and her other publications.  This was followed by a discussion of queer visualities in the internal poetic scape and their relations with soundings, the wider alter-sensorial, and affect. The students in Professor Paola Bacchetta’s class were engaged and very SMART.
Sponsors: Center for the Sexual Culture Study of Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, Center for Race and Gender

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Poetry reading and discussion
April 23,2012

Spring Blessings!

Posted in Gallery on April 24, 2012 by skyeviewtraveler

Djenba Skye

Chant peace.

10th Annual CrabFest Beach Party and Santa Cruz Pride Weekend

Posted in Culture, Events, For Fun, Transnat'l Feminism/Solidarity on April 23, 2012 by skyeviewtraveler

When: Saturday, June 2, 2012
Where: Twin Lakes State Beach – Santa Cruz, CA
Contact: LezParty Now
Forwarded message from Stephanie and Paulette

This event started as a quiet time at the beach cooking crab with a few friends and has grown into a wonderful social weekend with many friends, delectable food, fun and games. The CrabFest continues to be a Ladies day out at the beach meeting and greeting beautiful women, enjoying the open air at the beach, ending with a warm bon fire and after party. It’s just that simple!! Many have made a weekend of it and enjoy other events in the Santa Cruz area including church services at Innerlight Ministries with Rev. Debra Johnson and or Gay Pride in Santa Cruz. This is now our 10th year. My, my, my….how time flies.