Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for May, 2016

12742381_1148681611831584_587840668109962858_nSuggested donation 5$ (no one turned away for lack of funds, ever!)

Please make reservations. Space is limited. Let us know about any dis-ability accommodations you may need. The space is wheelchair accessible, all bathrooms are gender neutral. Off street parking by reservation only and for dis-abled guests.

Special comfortable seating available for elders and people with dis-ability. Some floor seating.

345 Douglas Street Los Angeles, Ca 90026

To make a reservation call 818 404 5784 and leave a message, or message weempowercenter@gmail.com

Po Poets,welfareQueens & Krip hop Nation in LA
Performance collaborating with Krip-Hop Nation member and LA based Hip-Hop artist, DJ Quad of 5th Battalion. Saturday afternoon and night will be a Hip-Hop/Spoken Word performance with Po’ Poets of POOR Magazine/welfareQUEENs (Muteado SIlencio, Vivi T, Laure McElroy, Tiny Lisa Gray-Garcia, Queenandi XSheba, Aunit Frances, Dee Allen) ) & Leroy Moore & DJ Quad of Krip-Hop Nation.
_________________________________

This event is part of :

13120902_10154697996945616_229212038_oThe Nation-wide tour of “wealthy” neighborhoods across the US which launched in San Francisco on “Earth Day” is co-led by “Poverty Skola” Lisa “Tiny” Gray-Garcia and fellow Race, Disability, Indigenous Skolaz from POOR Magazine/Prensa POBRE, Leroy Moore from Krip Hop Nation and 1st Nations Ohlone Warrior Corrina Gould and on Day 1 of the LA tour will go to Venice Beach area where hundreds of elders and families face Ellis act evictions and displacement, while others live in multi-million dollar designer homes and on Day 2 go into Beverly Hills to offer an innovative healing solution to the disease of wealth and resource hoarding.
“We Black, Brown, homeless, disabled and 1st Nations people are peacefully crossing the visible and invisible lines that separate us poor folks from the “very rich” to ask them to begin the healing, change-making, process of decolonizing, redistributing and reparating their stolen and/or hoarded, inherited wealth and/or land ,” Concluded Lisa Tiny Gray-Garcia.
12510365_1124708227562256_7057866320787099612_nThe Stolen Land/ Hoarded Resources tour is loosely based on the Bhoodan Movement of India launched by Vinoba Bhave who walked through India asking wealthy “land-owners” to gift their land to landless peoples. With a similar vision, this small group of landless and indigenous peoples being hit the hardest by displacement and gentrification will be Intentionally crossing the invisible and visible lines between the land and resource hoarders aka the very rich and the victims of generations of white supremacy, theft, colonization, criminalization, racism, eugenics and silencing, aka the very poor.
“Los Angeles is where me and my mama became homeless when i was 11years old, after she became disabled. We were arrested and harassed multiple times for the sole act of sleeping in our car,” concluded Lisa “Tiny” Gray-Garcia, who is the author of Criminal of Poverty , Growing Up Homeless in America, which chronicles the life of a homeless, disabled, mixed race mother and daughter struggling to survive in LA and their work to launch POOR Magazine the organization and the landless peoples movement called Homefulness-one of the models being highlighted as a powerful move of redistribution and reparations in this tour.
Black, Brown, Broke & Disabled Hip Hop & Spoken Word Tour

L.A. Tour Date: June 10-11, 2016

Stolen Land / Hoarded Resources Redistribution, Decolonization & Community Reparations Tour Comes To LA with Black, Brown, Broke & Disabled Hip-Hop/Spoken Word Show

13090253_1198001956899549_1881245443_nThe Tour will be in LA on June 10-11/16 ending with a performance collaborating with Krip-Hop Nation member and LA based Hip-Hop artist, DJ Quad of 5th Battalion. Saturday afternoon and night will be a Hip-Hop/Spoken Word performance with Po’ Poets of POOR Magazine/welfareQUEENs ( Muteado SIlencio, Vivi T, Laure McElroy, Tiny Lisa Gray-Garcia, Queenandi XSheba, Aunit Frances, Dee Allen) & Leroy Moore & DJ Quad of Krip-Hop Nation at BNB… & Inner-City Arts’ The Rosenthal Theater.

June 10, 2016: A Krip-Hop Nation: Where Are my Crippled Homies At by Watts Villiage Theater
(Time to be announced) Inner City Arts Rosenthal Theater: 720 Kohler St, Los Angeles, CA 90021

June 11, 2016: Po Poets,welfareQueens & Krip hop Nation in LA13120654_10154698026325616_1284031348_o
Performance collaborating with Krip-Hop Nation member and LA based Hip-Hop artist, DJ Quad of 5th Battalion. Saturday afternoon and night will be a Hip-Hop/Spoken Word performance with Po’ Poets of POOR Magazine/welfareQUEENs (Muteado SIlencio, Vivi T, Laure McElroy, Tiny Lisa Gray-Garcia, Queenandi XSheba, Aunit Frances, Dee Allen) ) & Leroy Moore & DJ Quad of Krip-Hop Nation.

Two Performances

2:00 PM: Purple Barn Gallery at DragonflyHill Urban Farm, 345 Douglas Street Los Angeles, CA 90026. Wheelchair accessible. For further accommodations please inquire 72 hours in advance. Reservations Required, space is limited. For more information contact Cafe Intifada cafeintifada@earthlink.net

Evening program Time and Location to be announced

Fundraising to cover labor and travel costs to bring these amazing artists and activists to Los Angeles.
Lodging will be provided at DragonflyHill Urban Farm. Respect the Space: Community Values, Principles and Guidelines
Sponsored by: Cafe Intifada of The WE Empowerment Center
ALL DONATIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE.
The Wonderful Accomodation Where We’ll Stay: DragonflyHill Urban Farm, Echo Park, LA
When the dust settled and the bulk of our restoration of this amazing but battered 1913 Craftsman house was finished, what remained was a multi-talented team who wanted to continue working here and working together. Core values of our work include attention to detail, fine craftsmanship and cultivating community. We strive to provide our neighborhood and the greater Los Angeles area with a variety of services based on integrity they can count on from us.
Bed and Breakfast Experience: We have two beautiful suites that provide short term lodging for travelers, people resettling, between homes, emergency housing, visiting scholars, artists and activists and anyone looking for a temporary housing solution. We offer elegant, comfortable, safe and sober, child friendly, LGBTQIA and dis-ability (disability) affirmative, anti-racist, anti-sexist accommodations with free parking, wifi and breakfasts.
Event and Space Rental: The Studios at DragonflyHill Urban Farm provide space for a variety of events and efforts including rehearsal space, photography, yoga, dance, film, healing arts, massage, reiki, and meetings
Film Locations: We can accommodate all budgets– large and small, though the services we can provide differ. Talk to us about your project and let’s work together to make this space work for you. We can assist with set design and construction and provide a professional staff to assure your shoot here is a total success

Links
DragonflyHill Urban Farm: https://dragonflyhill.wordpress.com/
Poor Magazine: www.poormagazine.org
Krip-Hop Nation: www.kriphopnation.com
Contact info: 818-404-5784 cafeintiafada@earthlink.net

 

Advertisements

Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: