2013 Ladyfest: Live Music, Skateboarding & Workshops | Oakland
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Humanist Hall | 390 27th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Saturday | Bay Area Ladyfest 2014
Bay Area Ladyfest Schedule | September 14, 2013
12-1:15 pm: Kids Liberation Workshop: Strategies for allies and caretakers
This roundtable discussion will explore the ways we can parent in feminist, sex-positive, anti-authoritarian ways.
1:15-1:25 pm: Poetry reading by Phoenix. A piece commissioned for the 2012 SF Walk Against Rape.
1:25-1:45 pm: Live music by Brinicle: Icy Finger of Death (experimental ambient viola)
1:45-3 pm: Lady Shred Session by SF Skate Like a Girl
Skate Like a Girl SF is an all volunteer run organization that aims to empower girls and women through skateboarding.
1:45-3 pm: Healing Our Queer Spirits
“Many of us navigate complex realities as we walk in our queer bodies of color. Through a variety of activities, this workshop will provide a space in the conference to have a healing circle. I hope that you leave with tools that can help you either begin or continue healing wounds of the body or metaphysical layers of your self. Topics that will be covered: language as a manifestation of reality, healing memory of trauma, generational poverty/poverty mentality, and the power of vision boarding ~ dream healing. Led by Bere”
3-3:30 pm: Live music by Dorian Finch (Synth/Dream/Folk music)
3:30-4:45 pm: Women and Cycling by Grease Mamas
Grease Mamas is a safe space workshop for women, womyn and womyn identified persons to come learn about bikes. The workshop covers topics surrounding how and where to lock your bike, laws, how to ride comfortably (bike fitting, clothes), issues women can face while cycling and basic mechanics.
- Southpaw Polymer
- Brilliant Bedazzles
- Moco Gallery
- Fustercluck Zine
- How Are Your Insides? (feminist, self-care, & poetry zines)
- Zines for Teens by the Oakland Public Libary
Free admission, but donations are appreciated (0-$20 sliding scale). All proceeds to benefit Charlotte Maxwell (Oakland) and St. James Infirmary (SF).