NOV 19: [Exhibit] INTERNAL EXILE, from Palestine to the USA to Mexico
A multimedia exhibit connecting the experiences of indigenous people in colonized nations, who, despite separations of great distances, share legacies of survival and resistance against being rendered invisible in their own land featuring Palestinian, Israeli, Bedouin, Native, Chicano and Latino artists:
Tal Adler, Zeina Barakeh, Jesus Barraza, Richard Castaneda, Sergio De La Torre, Hanah Diab, John Halaka, Catherine Herrera, America Meredith, Sean Nash, Favianna Rodriguez, Charlene Sul and Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie
Opening Reception: Monday, Nov 19, 5:30 - 9:00 PM @ SOMARTS Bay Gallery
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NOV 28: [Party] San Diego Firestorm Relief for the Forgotten - Support the Immigrant Victims of Fire & I.C.E.!
Wed. Nov. 28 at VELVET, 9pm to 2am
DJ Young Deezy, DJ Flava Fav, DJ La Chingona & DJ Max Champ - Spinning Hip Hop, Salsa, 80's & more!
VELVET: 3411 MacArthur Blvd at 35th Ave in Oakland
$5-$10 DONATION @ door
You've heard of the San Diego firestorm. Close to a million residents evacuated. Thousands of homes destroyed. But there is a story that's being suppressed. Immigrants, many without documents or legal recourse, left to fend for themselves in the canyons. Bodies of migrants found charred. People deported from evacuation centers. For more information, read this article
You can also read the report by the American Friends Service Committee, who is the group we will be giving all funds to.
DEC 6: [Book Release & Slideshow] Visions of Peace & Justice
Slideshow and discussion examining the role of political posters and graphics as mass communication tools for social justice movements.
Featuring: Lincoln Cushing, Favianna Rodriguez, Sabiha Basrai & Nadia Khastigar
Thurs. Dec 6, 2007 @ 7:00pm
Modern Times Bookstore, 888 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
The first 50 people to show up get a free Inkworks 2008 calendar featuring one my pieces, Green Is Not White
DEC 7: [Exhibit] Opening Reception & Print Sale for the TALLER TUPAC AMARU
This one-of-a-kind event is an excellent opportunity to shop for unique and original holiday gifts that will inspire your family, friends, allies and loved ones.The sale features hand printed political posters, prints, stencils,t-shirts and more...
OPENING RECEPTION & PRINT SALE: Fri. Dec. 7, 2007 @ 6:00 pm
FEATURING: Favianna Rodriguez, Jesus Barraza, Melanie Cervantes, Tony Carranza, Estria Miyashiro
Pro Arts Gallery, 550 Second St. Oakland CA, 94607
DEC 7: [Exhibit] Migrating Dreams, Shifting Realities
Opening Reception: Fri. Dec. 7, 2007 @ 7:00-9:00 pm
MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana, 510 South First St. San Jose, CA 95113
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DEC 8: [Panel] Oakland Arts Activists Talk the Talk
Celebrate the transformation of the Museum -as it goes OFF THE WALL and OUT OF THE BOX!
Young Oakland arts activists discuss the museum’s role in local arts, past and future. Other programs include a Krip-Hip-Hop Black Blind and Blues CD workshop with Leroy Moore, tactile textiles, and other hands-on activities; spoken word by Avotcja; and a performance by Axis Dance Company, a collaboration of dancers with and without disabilities.
Panel Discussion: Sat. Dec. 8, at 3 pm
Featuring: Marcel Diallo, Favianna Rodriguez, Jaime Cortez, Keba Konte, Nicole Neditch, and Alicia McCarthy
Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak @ 10th Street, Oakland, CA