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allgo’s Annual Statewide Queer People of Color Summit was a resounding success

The Texas Queer People of Color Statewide Summit, was held July 9-11, 2010. This  gathering of individual and organizationally connected activists coming together to build relationship, think critically, envision liberation, and create strategies that build and sustain a queer people of color movement across the state of Texas. More

Held this year at Alma de Mujer, the Summit brought together more than 30 queer people of color activist from all over the state of Texas.  We created a space of restoration, engagement and fun. In addition to the activist training and action planning, the creative sharing portion of the summit allowed participants to utilize and share their creative talents as a means for engagement and education. We look forward to the Summit next year.

allgo Presents: Tim’m West’s Front Porch

A Juneteenth Celebration

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

an artistic set featuring poetry, spoken word, Hip Hop, acoustic and soul music

Open Mic & after-party to follow

Hosted by:  Nationally recognized poet and spoken word artist: Tim’m West
8 pm June 18, 2010

The Historic Victory Grill

1104 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78702

Free before 9 pm
$5 donation after 9 pm

Doors open and open mic sign up at 7:30.

with featured performances by:

The Qure (Houston)
ScudR Jones (San
Mz. Marlah (Austin)
Dino Foxx(San Antonio)
Kimberly Taylor (Austin)

This project is funded and supported in part by the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division and by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.

Movie Night: Stonewall

Join allgo for the movie screening and discussion of

This 1995 historical comedy-drama film was inspired by the memoir of the same title by openly gay historian Martin Duberman, Stonewall is a fictionalized account of the weeks leading up to the Stonewall riots, a seminal event in the modern American gay rights movement. Stonewall was the final film of British film director Nigel Finch, who died of an AIDS-related illness shortly after completing filming.
Stonewall stars Guillermo Díaz, Frederick Weller, Duane Boutte and Brendan Corbalis. Dwight Ewell and Luis Guzmán also make cameos.

After a long history of police raids, extortion, and brutality, a gaggle of drag queens at the Stonewall decide they have had enough and begin to riot when the police try to load them into a paddy wagon. And so began the modern gay liberation movement. Told by “La Miranda” (Hector), a regular customer at the Stonewall Inn, the film is a recounting of events that led up to that fateful day in 1969. “Matty Dean” is the handsome angry young man that La Miranda meets at the Stonewall one day and with whom she/he quickly falls in love. “Bostonia” is the self-styled Queen Mother of the drag queens and guides each initiate gently “into the life.”

Tuesday June 8, 2010
6:30 PM
allgo offices,
701 Tillery St. Suite A1, Austin, TX 78702
Free. Donations accepted.
Snacks provided