Community FYIs

Community FYIs

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11/7/08

******* THE AUDRE LORDE PROJECT a Center for Community Organizing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People of Color Communities 85 S. Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY  11217 Tel: 718-596-0342   *  Fax: 718-596-1328 ********

(Forwarded information of events organized by LGBTSTGNC People of Color organizations/individuals - to request that an event be added to future listings, please email: bfenner [at] alp [dot] org For info about specific events, please contact the organizers directly with the contact info provided below.) In this email, you will find info on:

  1. Inner Child Experience- Pre-World Aids Day
  2. A Documentary Project
  3. Pride Awards
  4. Whore Works a play
  5. Brown Girls Burlesque

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The Inner Child Experience

Pre-World AIDs Day

 

Date:   Saturday, November 22, 2008,  
Time:   3 – 6pm

Place:  TRS, 44 East 32nd
Street, 11th Floor  New York, NY

212 – 685-2848                               

Please support us. Please Forward. Thank you.

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DOCUMENTARY FILM    PROJECT BY HUNTER COLLEGE GRADUATE STUDENT

----“Look of Love.”

LOOKING FOR WOMYN OF COLOR WHO ARE QUEER IDENTIFIED AND “OUT” …………

TO BE INTERVIEWED ON CAMERA ABOUT DATING AND LOVE RELATIONSHIPS.

If you are a butch, a femme, if you are two-spirit, if you are lesbian, if you are same-gender-loving, if you are gender non-conformist, if you are a boi, if you are femme aggressive or however else you might identify- we are looking to interview you during November 2008

Please call or email me at:

Toyin

toyinatcasa [at] aol [dot] com

646-249-9275

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*PRIDE*

Hello PRIDE Supporters:

As you are aware the "2008 PRIDE Awards" is fast approaching and I need
your help to make this event what has always been a success. If anyone
wishes to advertise in our program, please contact me and I will be more
than happy to give you the information you need.

The 2008 PRIDE Awards will take place on Friday November 14, 2008 at
Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center located at 1680 Lexington Avenue
between 105th & 106th Street in Manhattan (Train No. 6 to 103rd Street)
from 6 to 11:00PM. tickets for the event are on sale for a donation of
$25.00 in advance and $30.00 at the door, which will include admission
to the event, dinner, award ceremony and dancing.

We have a group of individuals who embody the best of our diverse
communities and are as follows:

Wesley Badillo., MD., MPH NYS Coordinator Expanded Syringe Access Program
Div of HIV Prevention AIDS Institute.

Maria Berrio - Activist and Member of Las Buenas Amigas and Mateando NY

Migdalia Santiago - Counselor - Center Care - LGBT Community Center and
Member of PFLAG NY.

Angelika Torres - Activist

Eduardo Pagan - Activist & Member of the Core Group of Latinos D of the
MPowerment Group of the Latino Commission on AIDS.

Jorge Pabon - Activist and Volunteer for many LGBT organizations including PRIDE

Evelyn Burgos - Activist & Co-Facilitator for New York harm Reduction
Educators

I hope that you can help PRIDE by either buying a ticket for the event
or by placing an ad in our "Souvenir Program", all art work must be
submitted in JPEG Format no later than October 31, 2008. 

On behalf of the Board of Directors and Advisory Board of PRIDE, thank
you for your continued support.

 

Gracias
Luis A. Robles
President
Puerto Rican Initiative to Develop Empowerment

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WHORE WORKS a new play

A young hustler (Juan Michael Porter II) services several different tricks (Bryan
Webster) in this provocative new play, in which two black actors
wrestle with the question: Isn't money love? Directed by Patricia Floyd

Tuesday, November 11 @ 7:30 pm

Wednesday, November 12 @ 7:30 pm

The Shell Theater
300 West 43rd Street (at 8th Ave), Suite 403
Tickets $10 available at the door

Reservations: 917-940-4535
More info: www.whoreworks.com

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BGB Logo Black


presents
URBAN EROTIKA
SAVE THE EROTIC, SAVE THE WORLD

   
Amidst the hustle & bustle of NYC what gets lost?

Your Power
Your Erotic
Your Senses

Feel Yourself on Nov. 15th.

The BGB lovelies will be

holding it down while
taking it off
Backin' up our bump 'n' grind:

Nura, Spiritchild, Zaum,

Ashely Brockington

Baba Israel & Duv

Get ready, get wet, get your tickets, get teased!

10:00 pm
at the
The Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery
New York, NY 10012

Tickets
$10 in advance
$15 at the door
$40 table of 4

 

 

UE logo

 

 

 

HotPinkNews
Alert!!

Miss AuroraBoobRealis is repping BGB at BurlyCon, November
7-9th in Seattle. She will be part of a panel on Cultural appropriation,
racism and exoticism within burlesque.
BurlyCon is for Burlesque performers, fans, and aficionados, coming
together, from across the nation to celebrate our diverse and vibrant
Burlesque community.

 

 

burlycon
Burlyconseattle.com

 

 

BGB Ladies
Around Town

Miss SOuthern COmfort Sunday
11.09.08

Kitty Nights

Bar on A - 170
Ave A 9pm Sharp $5

 

Miss Aurora BoobRealis Thursday
11.13.08
Honi Harlow Presents The Dying Swan...and other shit I never got to be.
Bowery Poetry Club 308 Bowery 8pm $10

 

 

 

BGB Hearts their Calendar Girls
Burlesque for Obama
2009 Fundraiser Calendar
Featuring:
Miss SOuthern COmfort & Dame CuchiFrita

I HEART Brooklyn Girls

Featuring:
$$$Royale

Relive a night of great music
with the hot pin-up ladies of
Primodial Punk 2009

 

 

 

BGB Pasties
in the Press

TRACE Black
Girls Rule Issue is finally on the Stands!!
BGB has the hot covered!
www.trace212.com

 

You can
still cop a tease at NY POST!!

Burlesque in Color

 

 

 

 

Diva in the Spotlight Brown = all women of color*

Brown Girls Burlesque (BGB) is a collective of women of color
dedicated
to creating their own reflection in the art form of
burlesque. BGB takes
their rightful place on the stage to celebrate their cultures and
their 
sexuality with fierceness, artistry and humor.

*In case you really need clarification, all self-identified women of
African / Black/ Caribbean, Arab, Asian & Pacific Islander, Latina/o,
and Native/Indigenous descent.

 

 


Screw the hustle and bustle,
Brown Girls Burlesque
Get our EROTIC on MySpace

 

 

 

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