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Please join us in supporting QWOC Week!

From: Boston Dyke M.
Sent on: Friday, July 24, 2009 10:22 AM
QWOC WEEK?S SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (AUGUST 2ND-9TH)

Sunday August 2nd at 3PM
QWOC+ Boston and DykeNight Productions present the Official QWOC WEEK Kick-Off Event: Uni-T Dance and Boat Cruise

In collaboration with Men of Color Creating Change, Boston LGBT Social Circle of Color, SHE Has Edge, and Boston Gay Women's Group
MASSACHUSETTS BAY LINES, INC. 60 Rowes Wharf Boston MA 02110
Cost: $20 Advanced, $25 at the Dock
21+
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=98135684403&ref=ts
Advanced Tickets on Sale NOW on the sidebar of QWOC+ Boston's Website

Monday August 3rd at 7PM
OUTside the Box: Opening Night for the LGBTQ People of Color Visual Art Exhibit

Co-sponsored by ACT Roxbury and Dorchester Arts Collaborative
HURET & SPECTOR GALLERY 10 Boylston Place Boston MA 02116
Cost: FREE
Open to ALL Ages
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=107706226386&ref=ts

Tuesday August 4th at 7PM
Diversity Speaks on Queer Multiculturalism: a Discussion about Coming Out to Different Cultures and Communities of Color
Hosted by the Center for New Words' "Feminism and Dessert" Program and Co-Sponsored by Somos Latinos
YWCA 7 Temple Street Cambridge MA 02139
Cost: FREE (including dessert!)
Open to ALL Ages
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=130950815725

Wednesday August 5th @ 6:30PM
QWOC+ Boston and Spectra Entertainment present "OUTSPOKEN: A Queer People of Color Spoken Word and Performance Artist Showcase Hosted by Sandra Valls"
Featuring Performances from London Bridgez, YaliniDream, Letta Neely, and Shawnee
Performances at 7PM, Dance Party at 10PM with DJ Hayze
Co-Sponsored by Truth Serum Productions and Chubrub Productions
CHOICES LOUNGE 379 Somerville Avenue Somerville MA 02143
Cost: $10
Open to ALL Ages, 21+ to Drink
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=136952990976&ref=ts

Thursday August 6th at 6PM
A Call to Action: a Volunteer Drive and Community Organizing Fair Hosted by Mayor Denise Simmons
QWOC+ Boston's Summer Networking Social to Follow
Co-sponsored by The Progressive Project and Union of Minority Neighborhoods
CLUB CAFE 209 Columbus Ave Boston MA 02116
Cost: FREE
21+
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=105867656903&ref=ts

Friday August 7th at 7PM
Lights, Camera, Activism: Movie Night featuring Film Screenings of "City of Borders" and "Society"
Co-sponsored by MIT Women's and Gender Studies Program, MadFemmePride, and Cinemental
MIT STATA Center, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139
Cost: FREE
Open to ALL Ages
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=129184771367

Saturday August 8th
9:30AM - 1:00PM Mind, Body and Soul Mini-Conference: Exploring the Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Health of LGBT People of Color
Hosted by Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change: Connecting Simmons to the Community and the Community to Simmons
Co-sponsored by Fenway Health and The Network/La Red

  • The Art of Balance: Maintaining Emotionally Healthy Relationships within the QPOC Community presented by the Network/LaRed (Workshop)
  • The Effects of Food on Your Mood presented by Nancy Gionvanni of SavorYourExistence.org (Workshop)
  • Intro to the Benefits of Meditation (Including a Live Meditation Session) Led by People of Color Meditation Sitting Group
  • Intra-Community Organizing: Bridging the Gender and Intergenerational Gaps within the LGBT People of Color Community" presented by Boston SPYCE, Queer Women of Color and Friends, and MOCAA

The Kotzen Room (1st Floor of LeFavour Building), Simmons College
Advanced registration required
Open to ALL Ages
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=110498742605&ref=mf

Saturday August 8th
1PM - 5PM Family Day at the Park
STONY BROOK PARK Jamaica Plain MA
Co-sponsored by Greater Boston PFLAG, Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Trans Parents of Boston Meetup
Cost: FREE
Open to ALL Ages, Family-Friendly Event
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=223706085122

Saturday August 8th
8PM - 1AM BLACK TO WHITE: Cocktail Party for Men and Women of ALL Colors and the Entire Gender Spectrum
Hosted by Queer Women of Color and Friends and Men of Color Creating Change
TAVERN IN THE SQUARE 730 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge MA 02139
Cost: $10 Advanced, $15 at the door
21+
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=111567991851

Sunday August 9th
11AM-2PM Soul Brunch
Hosted by Queer Women of Color and Friends (QWOC+ Boston), Massachusetts South Asian Lamba Association (MASALA), and Queer Asian Pacific Association (QAPA)
The Beehive 541 Tremont Street Boston MA 02116
Cost: $20/pp
*Advanced Ticket Purchase Required*
Open to ALL Ages
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=126971047232

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