Announcing the second annual Word*Rock*&Sword: A Festival Celebration of Women’s Lives from Sunday, September 16 through Sunday September 23, 2012.
9.16 4:00 p.m.: Why We Care! Opening Service
THE BRECHT FORUM 451 WEST STREET NEW YORK, NY (BETWEEN BANKS AND BETHUNE) – FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
From whereever you are, whatever your strength is, you can make a difference for the good of this world. Join the discussion.
- Laura Flanders, Broadcaster and best-selling author, Grit-TV
- Dr. Sara Zaidi, Professor of Educational Foundations and Counseling at Hunter College.
- Jacqueline Woodson, Author of numerous award-winning books for children and young adults.
- J. Bob Alotta, Executive Director, Astraea Lesbian Foundation For Justice
9.18 7:00 p.m.: My Name is My Own II: An Evening of Words by Formerly Incarcerated Women
CASA FRELA GALLERY, 47 WEST 119 STREET IN HARLEM
- FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
- Curated by: The Correctional Association of New York
9.20 6:00 p.m.: Rituals of Sound and Body led by Ola Ronke of So Hum Studios and vocalist/composer Imani Uzuri
Sacred Studio 197 Clifton Place Brooklyn, NY 11216 phone: (347)715-4112
- $10-$30 sliding scale. 5 scholarhips available.
- 30 spaces available (RSVP suggested)
- Yoga mats will be provided.
- Please wear comfortable clothes, bring a journal and an open heart
9.21 7:00 p.m.: A Screening and Discussion w/ Film Maker Shalini Kantayya featuring her film A Drop Of Life. In cooperation with Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation
1360 Fulton Street Brooklyn, NY.
Event is free. RSVP
9.22 DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 p.m.: Word*Rock*& Sword: A Musical Celebration of Womens Lives.
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- Toshi Reagon
- Meshell Ndegeocello
- Joan As Police Woman
- Lizz Wright
- Slanty Eyed Mama
- Dj Rimarkable
- Imani Uzuri
- Marcelle Davies Lashley
- Sun Singleton
- Allison Miller
- Ganessa James
- Alex Nolan
- Liza Jessie Peterson
- Arooj Aftab
- Staceyann Chin
- Christelle Durandy
- Lenelle Moise
- Gwen Snyder Siegal
- Climbing PoeTree