R3: ReLaunch - August 29/09

Moyo Wa Africa, Seven Directions, and Sistah Lois Creative Capers present

R3: ReLaunch
A multimedia arts show in support of reparations, resistance, and renewal!

Saturday, August 29th

Beaver Hall Gallery
29 McCaul Street
Admission: $10-$15 sliding scale

Doors open: 7:30 p.m.
Show starts: 8:00 p.m.

Through ceremony, song, poetry, dance, film, visual art, and discussion we address the movement for decolonization and call for change and renewal!

Elder Modesto Amegago shares blessings, insights, and music from West Africa. Rainos Mutamba and Pasi Gunguwo speak about the renewal of Southern African indigenous culture, the AIDS pandemic, and share some of the spiritual music of their people. Amai Kuda speaks to decolonization through words and song. And, there will be previews and discussion of the film Coming Home: Fighting AIDS with Culture by Nadia Buckmire.

Also featured:
  • Roots music of Rahi High and Sistah Lois
  • Mata DanZe creating revolution through movement
  • Ciphering and freestyle session with SKI, Marvel and the youth from THE LOFT
  • Visual Art by Danilo McCallum aka Equinox 199, Victor, and Belinda Ageda
Open Mic Segment and After Party!!

All funds raised go to the African Reparations Fund, Turtle Island Reparations Fund and the R3 Artists Collective.

Sistah Lois: write-justice@myspace.com
Judith Solar: sunraysgalaxy@hotmail.com

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