Ladyfest Deep South 2011

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Ladyfest Deep South April 15-17, 2011 Tuscaloosa, Alabama ladyfestdeepsouth2011@gmail.com

In keeping with the legacy of Ladyfest South, Ladyfest Deep South is a non-profit, Southern-based festival that showcases, celebrates, and promotes the artistic, organizational, and political talents of the Deep South region in order to raise money for social service programs and non-governmental organizations that assist women and girls. Featuring talented artists from diverse backgrounds, Ladyfest Deep South includes live music, spoken word, and theatre performances, as well as visual art exhibits, films, workshops, and more. It is an empowering endeavor built upon a solid foundation of activism and education in an entertaining and fun venue.

Friday April 151pm=In the LifeFree Screening and Q&A with KIN4LIFE atten Hoor 125, University of Alabama8pm= KIN4LIFEConcert with opening act Nicky Click at L&N Train Station- $15Saturday April 1610am = Consciousness Raising Session at Chloe’s Cup1pm = Multiple Band Showcase at Oz Music2:30pm = Informal Picnic at Snow Hinton Park9pm= Multiple Band Showcase at Green Bar-$10Sunday April 1712pm= Art and Craft Expo with Multiple Artist Performances and FeministWorkshops at Grace Aberdeen Habitat Alchemy and Alabama Art Kitchen● ladyfestdeepsouth2011@gmail.com ● ladyfest2011.tumblr.com ● facebook.com/ladyfest2011 ● twitter.com/ladyfest2011 ●

Friday April 15

1pm=In the LifeFree Screening and Q&A with KIN4LIFE at
ten Hoor 125, University of Alabama
8pm= KIN4LIFEConcert with opening act Nicky Click at L&N Train Station- $15

Saturday April 16

10am = Consciousness Raising Session at Chloe’s Cup
1pm = Multiple Band Showcase at Oz Music
2:30pm = Informal Picnic at Snow Hinton Park
9pm= Multiple Band Showcase at Green Bar-$10

Sunday April 17

12pm= Art and Craft Expo with Multiple Artist Performances and Feminist
Workshops at Grace Aberdeen Habitat Alchemy and Alabama Art Kitchen

● ladyfestdeepsouth2011@gmail.com ● ladyfest2011.tumblr.com ● facebook.com/ladyfest2011 ● twitter.com/ladyfest2011 ●

Anonymous asked: Where is this being held, or should I say where in Tuscaloosa. Tuscaloosa is a big place so how would I find it. Where are the crafts tables and where will the workshops be held.

Friday’s Campus event with KIN4LIFE is at the University of Alabama - ten Hoor rrom 125

Friday’s concert is at L&N Station

Saturday - consciousness raising group at Chloe’s Cup
multiple band showcases at Oz Music, Green Bar, and Baby House
And a picnic at Snow Hinton Park

Sunday the arts and crafts expo will be held at Grace Aberdeen and Alabama Art Kitchen

Anonymous asked: How much do the events cost?!

Friday’s campus even with KIN4LIFE is Free. The concert that evening with KIN4LIFE & Nicky Click is $15.

Saturday’s events are free except for the Multiple Band Showcase at Green Bar which is $10

And Sunday’s arts and crafts expo is FREE!

GET YOUR LADYFEST T-SHIRTS TODAY!!! ONLY $15!!!
CONTACT ladyfestdeepsouth2011@gmail.com OR COME BY DEPT OF GENDER & RACE STUDIES MAIN OFFICE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA - MANLY HALL 104

GET YOUR LADYFEST T-SHIRTS TODAY!!! ONLY $15!!!

CONTACT ladyfestdeepsouth2011@gmail.com OR COME BY DEPT OF GENDER & RACE STUDIES MAIN OFFICE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA - MANLY HALL 104

The fun-filled week-end will include performances by: KIN4LIFE, NICKY CLICK, TWAT SAUCE, BUFFALO BANGERS, DIRTY FIST, THE WEEKS, TROPHY WIFE, KENNY THE BOWLEGGED GORILLA, TEAADORA, ART PINSOF, ALLISON MILHAM, BENDER, SHE KEEPS BEE, 8 INCH BETSY, DEAD BALLOONS, GHETTOBIRD, PISS SHIVERS, and YOUNGER SIBLINGS!!!Friday will feature Kin4Life in an all-day event beginning with an afternoon workshop followed later that evening with a concert. Kin4Life has recently released a track on homophobia and violence, and they have been touring college campuses to educate groups about homophobia, misogyny, and violence in hip hop.  They were featured on an episode of In the Life, a PBS documentary series, which PBS ran for 2 months this past summer (given heightened attention to school violence).  Since then, they have been screening the episode and facilitating a Q & A to educate different campus groups about the importance of defying stereotypes.  
Saturday will feature a multiple band showcase at different locations throughout Tuscaloosa all-day and all night, as well as, an informal feminist picnic in the park! There will also be some scheduled Consciousness-Raising groups that day with times and locations TBA.
Sunday will feature an arts and crafts expo with multiple artists performing throughout the day and into the evening, as well as, different feminist workshops (specific details TBA)! Vendors will be present with cool goods!

Outline of Events

April 15
ALL DAY = Day of Silence (to be broken that evening by Kin4Life)1pm-3pm = University of Alabama campus: FREE event - screening of PBS’s In The Life episode featuring Kin4Life, followed by Q & A with Kin4Life’s IQ + Nor, ten Hoor 1259pm = Kin4Life Concert at L&N Train Station!
 
April 16
10am = Consciousness Raising Session at Chloe’s Cup
1pm-5pm = Multiple Band Showcase at Oz Music2:30pm = Informal Picnic at Snow Hinton Park9pm-2am = Multiple Band Showcase at Green Bar
 
April 17
12pm-2am = Art and Craft Expo with Multiple Artist Performances and Feminist Workshops at the Grace Aberdeen Habitat Alchemy lot in downtown Tuscaloosa. Grace Aberdeen is a shop that specializes in original art and vintage furnishings using cutting edge ideas on upcycled items, from reupholstering vintage furniture to handmade goods.
 
Website, Facebook, Twitter, & Email 
ladyfest2011.tumblr.com
facebook.com/ladyfest2011 twitter.com/ladyfest2011 ladyfestdeepsouth2011@gmail.com

The fun-filled week-end will include performances by: KIN4LIFE, NICKY CLICK, TWAT SAUCE, BUFFALO BANGERS, DIRTY FIST, THE WEEKS, TROPHY WIFE, KENNY THE BOWLEGGED GORILLA, TEAADORA, ART PINSOF, ALLISON MILHAM, BENDER, SHE KEEPS BEE, 8 INCH BETSY, DEAD BALLOONS, GHETTOBIRD, PISS SHIVERS, and YOUNGER SIBLINGS!!!

Friday will feature Kin4Life in an all-day event beginning with an afternoon workshop followed later that evening with a concert. Kin4Life has recently released a track on homophobia and violence, and they have been touring college campuses to educate groups about homophobia, misogyny, and violence in hip hop.  They were featured on an episode of In the Life, a PBS documentary series, which PBS ran for 2 months this past summer (given heightened attention to school violence).  Since then, they have been screening the episode and facilitating a Q & A to educate different campus groups about the importance of defying stereotypes.  

Saturday will feature a multiple band showcase at different locations throughout Tuscaloosa all-day and all night, as well as, an informal feminist picnic in the park! There will also be some scheduled Consciousness-Raising groups that day with times and locations TBA.

Sunday will feature an arts and crafts expo with multiple artists performing throughout the day and into the evening, as well as, different feminist workshops (specific details TBA)! Vendors will be present with cool goods!

Outline of Events

April 15

ALL DAY = Day of Silence (to be broken that evening by Kin4Life)
1pm-3pm = University of Alabama campus: FREE event - screening of PBS’s In The Life episode featuring Kin4Life, followed by Q & A with Kin4Life’s IQ + Nor, ten Hoor 125
9pm = Kin4Life Concert at L&N Train Station!

 

April 16

10am = Consciousness Raising Session at Chloe’s Cup

1pm-5pm = Multiple Band Showcase at Oz Music
2:30pm = Informal Picnic at Snow Hinton Park
9pm-2am = Multiple Band Showcase at Green Bar

 

April 17

12pm-2am = Art and Craft Expo with Multiple Artist Performances and Feminist Workshops at the Grace Aberdeen Habitat Alchemy lot in downtown Tuscaloosa. Grace Aberdeen is a shop that specializes in original art and vintage furnishings using cutting edge ideas on upcycled items, from reupholstering vintage furniture to handmade goods.

 

Website, Facebook, Twitter, & Email

ladyfest2011.tumblr.com

facebook.com/ladyfest2011
twitter.com/ladyfest2011
ladyfestdeepsouth2011@gmail.com

Back by popular demand! Ladyfest Deep South 2011 bracelets! $3 Students, $5 Non-Students. To get yours contact your favorite LFDS Organizer, email us at ladyfestdeepsouth2011@gmail.com, or come by the UA Gender and Race Department Office in 104 Manly Hall!
Back by popular demand! Ladyfest Deep South 2011 bracelets! $3 Students, $5 Non-Students.

To get yours contact your favorite LFDS Organizer, email us at ladyfestdeepsouth2011@gmail.com, or come by the UA Gender and Race Department Office in 104 Manly Hall!

CALLING ALL POETS, WRITERS, DANCERS, & STORYTELLERS

Ladyfest Deep South is looking for performers of spoken word, stories, dance, or any other artistic piece. Performances will be held on Sunday, April 17.Interested? Then send us an email at ladyfestdeepsouth2011@gmail.com with your name, phone number, a few sentences describing what you would like to perform, and your times available.

Help fund Ladyfest Deep South 2011 by supporting DHW Designs!

DHW Designs is teaming up with Ladyfest Deep South 2011! From now until April 15th if you place an order and pay for a monogrammed, eco-friendly tote on her facebook wall she will donate $1 to the organization! All you need to do is “like” the page, scroll through the picture albums, then post on the wall what you’d like to order and the initial you’d like on the bag! Be sure to mention Ladyfest on your order post. You may contact her using the contact button under the profile picture! Thanks for your support!

CALLING ALL CRAFTERS, ARTISTS, & GENERALLY AWESOME FOLKS!!!

Ladyfest Deep South 2011 is looking for crafters and artists to set up tables on Sunday, April 17 from 1:00pm-6:00pm. Bring your goodies and let the world enjoy your work!

We are also looking for people to hold workshops. On what? You ask. Well that’s up to you! If you have an idea for a workshop, we want to hear about it. Workshops will be held on Saturday and Sunday at varying times.

If you are interested in leading a workshop/being a vendor please submit a one paragraph proposal explaining what you are interested in teaching/selling and why you think it would benefit Ladyfest Deep South. Please include equipment and space requirements. Deadline for proposal submissions is FRIDAY, MARCH 25! So do not wait!

Table space will be $25.00 for vendors and you will need to provide your own table.

Ladyfest Deep South is a chance for the Tuscaloosa community to come together to promote and help women and girls. We are committed to building up the feminist community in our area. If you are interested in donating or getting involved please contact Aryn Gieger at aryn.gieger@gmail.com or call (256) 683-9358.

Aryn Gieger
Workshop and Vendor Coordinator
Ladyfest Deep South 2011
aryn.gieger@gmail.com

(256) 683-9358