What we're about

WE MEET ONLINE UNTIL COVID19 RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED COUNTY-WIDE
♥ TO ENTER THE ZOOM OPEN MIC:
GO TO: https://www.QueerArtsCenter.com (https://www.queerartscenter.com/)
+ CLICK THE ORANGE "QT OPEN MIC" BUTTON

ONLINE CommUNITY building:
• Please turn on your video cameras. Seeing each other’s faces helps us to connect.
• We encourage people to meet in a quiet place, if possible, where everyone can be heard.
• Remember to mute your microphone when not speaking. Feel free to unmute when the host invites you to do so.

Thank you!

The Queer Arts Center (https://www.QueerArtsCenter.com) + Spectrum Queer Media (https://www.SpectrumQueerMedia.com) invites you to join our LGBTQIA + Ally family as we gather weekly to share our FOOD for the SOUL. Laughter, Loving Connection + Brilliance are all reasons why over 1400 people have joined our Facebook Group + participate face-to-face. Every Tuesday 6:45pm-8:30pm You are invited to Pass the Mic Tuesdays (OAKLAND's QUEER + TRANS OPEN MIC) with Hosts Kin Folkz + Blackberri!

♥ JOIN OUR FB GROUP PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1423338401239034/

OAKLAND's QUEER + TRANS OPEN MIC presented by The Queer Arts Center (https://www.QueerArtsCenter.com) + Spectrum Queer Media (https://www.SpectrumQueerMedia.com) for the LGBTQIA and Authentic Ally Community. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual/Pansexual, Queer, Intersexed and Authentic Allies are welcome! Art, Music, Dance, Song, Film, Storytelling, Comedy and more are welcome. This is a Spectrum Sanctuary Zone. Homo.bi.transphobic material will be addressed immediately.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTES:
THIS IS AN ADA-ACCESSIBLE SPACE with AN ADA ALL-GENDER BATHROOM. THIS IS A SCENT-REDUCED SPACE - we make every attempt to be chemical-free and ask that everyone make a sincere effort with us so that more of our community members can healthfully join us.
More information on being scent/fragrance-free:
https://eastbaymeditation.org/resources/fragrance-free-at-ebmc/ (https://eastbaymeditation.org/resources/fragrance-free-at-ebmc/?fbclid=IwAR2Czf0qnqFUhiSyycJ0QXTDnXsGoJtYFCAmzirsmqf-cI7rem1sj0AtbMQ)
- There is not an ASL interpreter

WE LIVESTREAM as much of this healing share circle (open mic) as possible (with the expressed permission per each sharer) to allow folks who cannot join us in person - the opportunity to access us online.

Upcoming events (4+)

QT OPEN MIC ONLINE ♥ GO TO www.QueerArtsCenter.com + CLICK THE ORANGE BUTTON

SPECTRUM QUEER MEDIA presents

OAKLAND's QUEER + TRANS OPEN MIC • A LGBTQIA Healing Arts Circle

You are invited to:

Pass the Mic TUESDAYS 6:45pm-8:15pm
WE MEET ONLINE UNTIL COVID19 RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED COUNTY-WIDE
♥ TO ENTER THE ZOOM OPEN MIC:
GO TO: https://www.QueerArtsCenter.com
+ CLICK THE ORANGE "QT OPEN MIC" BUTTON

Hosts Cadence Myles + Jesus U. Bettawork

Bring your thoughts, words, short films, music and more - signups begin at 6:45pm - sharing begins at 7pm. Feel free to bring food to this sober cyber space. Once we are back in the Face2Face space - we will have food - first come, first served.

6:45pm - DOORS + SIGN UPS OPEN
7:00pm - BREATHING + VOCAL + SHARES BEGIN
8:15pm - TRIBE PHOTO + WRAPUP

FREE + by DONATION (suggested $5): We happily accept (but do not require) donations to help pay for costs.

JOIN OUR FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1423338401239034/

DONATE via VENMO: www.venmo.com/ArtHeals (http://www.venmo.com/ArtHeals)

WE MEET ONLINE UNTIL COVID19 RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED COUNTY-WIDE
♥ TO ENTER THE ZOOM OPEN MIC:
GO TO: https://www.QueerArtsCenter.com
+ CLICK THE ORANGE "QT OPEN MIC" BUTTON

SPECTRUM QUEER MEDIA WEBSITE: http://www.SpectrumQueerMedia.com/ (http://www.spectrumqueermedia.com/)
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TRANSPORTATION: Less than 10 mins from BART: Lake Merritt BART (take BUS 29) and 19th Street BART (take the NL Bus)
Car sharing is available.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MORE DETAILS:
Founded in 2013 the Oakland Queer + Trans Open Mic is a weekly sober, scent/smoke-free, safe event for transformative collective self-care that welcomes the LGBTQIA2S + Authentic Ally commUNITY

ACCESSIBILITY NOTES:
THIS IS AN ADA-ACCESSIBLE SPACE with ALL-GENDER BATHROOMS. THIS IS A SCENT-REDUCED SPACE - we make every attempt to be chemical-free and ask that everyone make a sincere effort with us so that more of our community members can healthfully join us. There is not an ASL interpreter.
More info: https://eastbaymeditation.org/resources/fragrance-free-at-ebmc/

WE TRY TO LIVESTREAM as much of this healing share circle (open mic) as possible (with the expressed permission per each sharer) to allow folks who cannot join us in person - the opportunity to access us online.

Current + Past CoHosts include: GB Blackmon, Jesús Chuy Fuentes U Betta Werk, Annias Bernstine, Nann Rae Tsehay, Nekeia Rideout, Sais Beraka aka Mellea Hill, Lyons Leo, Kin Folkz, Blackberri Singer, Roman Rimer, Cemora Valentino-Devine, Dana Morrigan, Caleb Zachary Matthews, Nina G, Jair TheLiterary M, Sampson McCormick, Nye King - Truth Flowz, Mustafa Sullivan.

PRESENTED \ SPONSORED BY: The Queer Arts Center, Spectrum Queer Media + the sQm Community

QT OPEN MIC ONLINE ♥ GO TO www.QueerArtsCenter.com + CLICK THE ORANGE BUTTON

SPECTRUM QUEER MEDIA presents

OAKLAND's QUEER + TRANS OPEN MIC • A LGBTQIA Healing Arts Circle

You are invited to:

Pass the Mic TUESDAYS 6:45pm-8:15pm
WE MEET ONLINE UNTIL COVID19 RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED COUNTY-WIDE
♥ TO ENTER THE ZOOM OPEN MIC:
GO TO: https://www.QueerArtsCenter.com
+ CLICK THE ORANGE "QT OPEN MIC" BUTTON

Hosts Cadence Myles + Jesus U. Bettawork

Bring your thoughts, words, short films, music and more - signups begin at 6:45pm - sharing begins at 7pm. Feel free to bring food to this sober cyber space. Once we are back in the Face2Face space - we will have food - first come, first served.

6:45pm - DOORS + SIGN UPS OPEN
7:00pm - BREATHING + VOCAL + SHARES BEGIN
8:15pm - TRIBE PHOTO + WRAPUP

FREE + by DONATION (suggested $5): We happily accept (but do not require) donations to help pay for costs.

JOIN OUR FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1423338401239034/

DONATE via VENMO: www.venmo.com/ArtHeals (http://www.venmo.com/ArtHeals)

WE MEET ONLINE UNTIL COVID19 RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED COUNTY-WIDE
♥ TO ENTER THE ZOOM OPEN MIC:
GO TO: https://www.QueerArtsCenter.com
+ CLICK THE ORANGE "QT OPEN MIC" BUTTON

SPECTRUM QUEER MEDIA WEBSITE: http://www.SpectrumQueerMedia.com/ (http://www.spectrumqueermedia.com/)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
TRANSPORTATION: Less than 10 mins from BART: Lake Merritt BART (take BUS 29) and 19th Street BART (take the NL Bus)
Car sharing is available.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MORE DETAILS:
Founded in 2013 the Oakland Queer + Trans Open Mic is a weekly sober, scent/smoke-free, safe event for transformative collective self-care that welcomes the LGBTQIA2S + Authentic Ally commUNITY

ACCESSIBILITY NOTES:
THIS IS AN ADA-ACCESSIBLE SPACE with ALL-GENDER BATHROOMS. THIS IS A SCENT-REDUCED SPACE - we make every attempt to be chemical-free and ask that everyone make a sincere effort with us so that more of our community members can healthfully join us. There is not an ASL interpreter.
More info: https://eastbaymeditation.org/resources/fragrance-free-at-ebmc/

WE TRY TO LIVESTREAM as much of this healing share circle (open mic) as possible (with the expressed permission per each sharer) to allow folks who cannot join us in person - the opportunity to access us online.

Current + Past CoHosts include: GB Blackmon, Jesús Chuy Fuentes U Betta Werk, Annias Bernstine, Nann Rae Tsehay, Nekeia Rideout, Sais Beraka aka Mellea Hill, Lyons Leo, Kin Folkz, Blackberri Singer, Roman Rimer, Cemora Valentino-Devine, Dana Morrigan, Caleb Zachary Matthews, Nina G, Jair TheLiterary M, Sampson McCormick, Nye King - Truth Flowz, Mustafa Sullivan.

PRESENTED \ SPONSORED BY: The Queer Arts Center, Spectrum Queer Media + the sQm Community

QT OPEN MIC ONLINE ♥ GO TO www.QueerArtsCenter.com + CLICK THE ORANGE BUTTON

SPECTRUM QUEER MEDIA presents

OAKLAND's QUEER + TRANS OPEN MIC • A LGBTQIA Healing Arts Circle

You are invited to:

Pass the Mic TUESDAYS 6:45pm-8:15pm
WE MEET ONLINE UNTIL COVID19 RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED COUNTY-WIDE
♥ TO ENTER THE ZOOM OPEN MIC:
GO TO: https://www.QueerArtsCenter.com
+ CLICK THE ORANGE "QT OPEN MIC" BUTTON

Hosts Cadence Myles + Jesus U. Bettawork

Bring your thoughts, words, short films, music and more - signups begin at 6:45pm - sharing begins at 7pm. Feel free to bring food to this sober cyber space. Once we are back in the Face2Face space - we will have food - first come, first served.

6:45pm - DOORS + SIGN UPS OPEN
7:00pm - BREATHING + VOCAL + SHARES BEGIN
8:15pm - TRIBE PHOTO + WRAPUP

FREE + by DONATION (suggested $5): We happily accept (but do not require) donations to help pay for costs.

JOIN OUR FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1423338401239034/

DONATE via VENMO: www.venmo.com/ArtHeals (http://www.venmo.com/ArtHeals)

WE MEET ONLINE UNTIL COVID19 RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED COUNTY-WIDE
♥ TO ENTER THE ZOOM OPEN MIC:
GO TO: https://www.QueerArtsCenter.com
+ CLICK THE ORANGE "QT OPEN MIC" BUTTON

SPECTRUM QUEER MEDIA WEBSITE: http://www.SpectrumQueerMedia.com/ (http://www.spectrumqueermedia.com/)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
TRANSPORTATION: Less than 10 mins from BART: Lake Merritt BART (take BUS 29) and 19th Street BART (take the NL Bus)
Car sharing is available.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MORE DETAILS:
Founded in 2013 the Oakland Queer + Trans Open Mic is a weekly sober, scent/smoke-free, safe event for transformative collective self-care that welcomes the LGBTQIA2S + Authentic Ally commUNITY

ACCESSIBILITY NOTES:
THIS IS AN ADA-ACCESSIBLE SPACE with ALL-GENDER BATHROOMS. THIS IS A SCENT-REDUCED SPACE - we make every attempt to be chemical-free and ask that everyone make a sincere effort with us so that more of our community members can healthfully join us. There is not an ASL interpreter.
More info: https://eastbaymeditation.org/resources/fragrance-free-at-ebmc/

WE TRY TO LIVESTREAM as much of this healing share circle (open mic) as possible (with the expressed permission per each sharer) to allow folks who cannot join us in person - the opportunity to access us online.

Current + Past CoHosts include: GB Blackmon, Jesús Chuy Fuentes U Betta Werk, Annias Bernstine, Nann Rae Tsehay, Nekeia Rideout, Sais Beraka aka Mellea Hill, Lyons Leo, Kin Folkz, Blackberri Singer, Roman Rimer, Cemora Valentino-Devine, Dana Morrigan, Caleb Zachary Matthews, Nina G, Jair TheLiterary M, Sampson McCormick, Nye King - Truth Flowz, Mustafa Sullivan.

PRESENTED \ SPONSORED BY: The Queer Arts Center, Spectrum Queer Media + the sQm Community

QT OPEN MIC ONLINE ♥ GO TO www.QueerArtsCenter.com + CLICK THE ORANGE BUTTON

SPECTRUM QUEER MEDIA presents

OAKLAND's QUEER + TRANS OPEN MIC • A LGBTQIA Healing Arts Circle

You are invited to:

Pass the Mic TUESDAYS 6:45pm-8:15pm
WE MEET ONLINE UNTIL COVID19 RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED COUNTY-WIDE
♥ TO ENTER THE ZOOM OPEN MIC:
GO TO: https://www.QueerArtsCenter.com
+ CLICK THE ORANGE "QT OPEN MIC" BUTTON

Hosts Cadence Myles + Jesus U. Bettawork

Bring your thoughts, words, short films, music and more - signups begin at 6:45pm - sharing begins at 7pm. Feel free to bring food to this sober cyber space. Once we are back in the Face2Face space - we will have food - first come, first served.

6:45pm - DOORS + SIGN UPS OPEN
7:00pm - BREATHING + VOCAL + SHARES BEGIN
8:15pm - TRIBE PHOTO + WRAPUP

FREE + by DONATION (suggested $5): We happily accept (but do not require) donations to help pay for costs.

JOIN OUR FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1423338401239034/

DONATE via VENMO: www.venmo.com/ArtHeals (http://www.venmo.com/ArtHeals)

WE MEET ONLINE UNTIL COVID19 RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED COUNTY-WIDE
♥ TO ENTER THE ZOOM OPEN MIC:
GO TO: https://www.QueerArtsCenter.com
+ CLICK THE ORANGE "QT OPEN MIC" BUTTON

SPECTRUM QUEER MEDIA WEBSITE: http://www.SpectrumQueerMedia.com/ (http://www.spectrumqueermedia.com/)
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
TRANSPORTATION: Less than 10 mins from BART: Lake Merritt BART (take BUS 29) and 19th Street BART (take the NL Bus)
Car sharing is available.
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MORE DETAILS:
Founded in 2013 the Oakland Queer + Trans Open Mic is a weekly sober, scent/smoke-free, safe event for transformative collective self-care that welcomes the LGBTQIA2S + Authentic Ally commUNITY

ACCESSIBILITY NOTES:
THIS IS AN ADA-ACCESSIBLE SPACE with ALL-GENDER BATHROOMS. THIS IS A SCENT-REDUCED SPACE - we make every attempt to be chemical-free and ask that everyone make a sincere effort with us so that more of our community members can healthfully join us. There is not an ASL interpreter.
More info: https://eastbaymeditation.org/resources/fragrance-free-at-ebmc/

WE TRY TO LIVESTREAM as much of this healing share circle (open mic) as possible (with the expressed permission per each sharer) to allow folks who cannot join us in person - the opportunity to access us online.

Current + Past CoHosts include: GB Blackmon, Jesús Chuy Fuentes U Betta Werk, Annias Bernstine, Nann Rae Tsehay, Nekeia Rideout, Sais Beraka aka Mellea Hill, Lyons Leo, Kin Folkz, Blackberri Singer, Roman Rimer, Cemora Valentino-Devine, Dana Morrigan, Caleb Zachary Matthews, Nina G, Jair TheLiterary M, Sampson McCormick, Nye King - Truth Flowz, Mustafa Sullivan.

PRESENTED \ SPONSORED BY: The Queer Arts Center, Spectrum Queer Media + the sQm Community

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