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November 29, 2014

Vision:

allgo envisions a just and equitable society that celebrates and nurtures vibrant people of color queer cultures.

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allgo community survey-Your response is needed!

 

Greetings!
As we close out 2014, we at allgo are interested in hearing from you! We hope you’ll help us create a collective picture of how our community uses social media, programs that interest us, and our demographics. Your feedback will inform our programming and outreach next year.
Please link to the survey here.
We estimate that it’ll take about 10 minutes to complete.
As always, we value your continued support!
With sincere appreciation,
Priscilla A. Hale
Director

Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos Celebration

 

Sunday, November 2, 2014
5:00pm-7:00pm
701 Tillery Street Suite A-1
Austin, TX 78702

This celebration will include a community altar exhibit, artistic expression and reception honoring the lives of those who have gone before us and in celebration of their memories that live on within us.

Artistic expression by:
Fatima Mann
Jackie Cuevas
Kruda Cubensi

Please bring memorabilia to add to the community altar.


 

This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

 


AIDS Walk Austin 2014

 

 Join team allgo at Austin AIDS Walk

    as we participate to bring attention and awareness to the effects HIV/AIDS has in our communities! If you are not able to join us at the walk with you may make a contribution towards allgo’s team to help us reach our goal of $1500. Funds raised by team allgo support our health and wellness initiatives.   Thanks to those who have already joined and or donated to team allgo.

Sunday, October 19, 2014
11:30 am Registration begins
1:30 pm Opening ceremonies
2:00 pm Walk step off
(The approximately 3.1 miles walk begins and ends at Republic Square)
4:00 pm Leap for Life Drawing


For more information contact priscilla@allgo.orgFor general information about AIDS Walk 2014 click here.



 

Drumtalk: Between Skin and Frame

Friday, September 19, 2014 7:00pm
George Washington Carver Museum & Cultural Center
1165 Angelina St
Austin, TX 78702
Free and open to the public

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drumtalk: Between Skin and Frame by t. negresco lyles and a community ensemble including Ayana Flewellen, drea brown, Dora Santana, Katrina Simpson, Lillian Stevens, Lourdes Navarro Vida, Manuel Quinto-Pozos, Odaymara Pasa Kruda, Olivia Kruda Prendes, Rose Pulliam, Stephanie Lang, Tameika Hannah,  and Tonya Pennie.

This is a drumversation about the journey of one black lesbian into the world of West African drum and dance culture in the United States. It is an exploration of women in the subculture, the dynamics of “place” and status, the heterosexism in the staging of drum and dance, and the complexity of identity and its compartmentalization.

The performance is of song, dance, spoken word, call and response, storytelling, and voicescape.

Tonya Lyles is an innovative multicultural world percussionist whose musical background is rooted in African, Latin American and Middle Eastern traditional rhythms. Her style is diversified and influenced through her experiences as a solo African dance class djembe accompanist, West African drum and dance ensemble member, West African dancer, multicultural storyteller, hand percussion instructor and gospel, funk, soul, folk vocalist and auxillary percussionist. Her path has converged with some of the greatest World percussion instructors in the United States Babatunje Olatundje, Mabiba Baegne, Mohamed Camara, Abdoulye Diakate, M’bemba Bagora, Edwina Tyler, Carolyn Brandy, Karuna Warren, Ubaka Hill, Mouminatou Camara, and Alseny Sylla. She is currently a member of Color of Sound, a collective musical experiential improvisation ensemble where she plays multiple percussive instruments: djembe, djun djun, shakaree, vocal gourd, shakara, bata, bango cajon, Mbira, kalimba, talking drums and dumbek.

 


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