Gender-Bending Night: Two-Spirit Poetry & Queer Rebels | de Young
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de Young Museum | 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
Friday, October 10, 2014
Friday Nights at the de Young | Fall 2018
Friday Nights at the de Young presents Two-Spirit poetry readings and Gender-Bending performances in conjunction with Anthony Friedkin: The Gay Essay.
“Mother Maguey: The Gift of Life”, by Artist-in-Residence Viviana Paredes
Kimball Education Gallery
An artist interested in the intersections of culture and environmental issues, Viviana Paredes is fascinated with the iconic maguey (agave), its mythology, and its many uses. Found throughout the Americas, the maguey has provided the staples of life necessary for human existence for thousands of years. People throughout the Americas use its many medicinal properties, granting the plant mythical powers in myths and stories told through the ages.
Conversation: “The Bullycide Project”, led by CJ Grossman
Piazzoni Murals Room
CJ Grossman shares community responses about suicide by teens who have been bullied. Through visual aids and conversation she educates visitors about ways to help prevent bullying.
Live Performance by Queer Rebels
Join us for the Queer Rebellion! Formed in late 2008 by artists KB Boyce and Celeste Chan, Queer Rebels breaks down doors for queer and trans artists of color, connects generations, and honors our histories with art for the future.
Two-Spirit Poetry Readings, Organized by Kim Shuck
Come listen to the words of some of the most dedicated and passionate Native people from our area as they share stories and poems. Featuring L. Frank, Jewell Gomez, and Phoenix AKA Jaynie. This reading is organized by poet and author Kim Shuck.
Mixed-Media Art-Making Stations and Art Bar
Every week, Friday Night at the de Young offers art making to encourage everyone, of all ages, to tap into their creativity.