a statewide queer people of color organization

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September 2017
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dat Black Mermaid/Healing & Transformation Through Art with Sharon Bridgforth

September 2 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
George Washingston Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St.
Austin, 78702 United States
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  In collaboration with First Saturdays by Capitol View Arts dat Black Mermaid/Healing & Transformation Through Art with Sharon Bridgforth Sharon will share video documentation, music, oracle readings and stories from her current work in progress - "dat Black Mermaid Man Lady/Performance Installation". The Performance Installation is a collaboration between Bridgforth, Sonja Perryman (her daughter) a 34 year old artist with an MPH from UCLA and 2008 MacArthur Fellow, Walter Kitundu. Original music, oracle readings, and shape shifting objects invite…

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Let’s Talk: Queer History

September 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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  We invite our queer people of color community members to join us! Come out to allgo Wednesday September 20th, 2017 from 6:00pm-8:30pm, to be part of this conversation about how our history affects our health. The history of our communities, our families, and our own personal histories play a large part in who we are. Often times QPOC are expected to move through the world without acknowledging our histories. Join us for this conversation as we explore people, organization,…

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“Eastside Stories” Premier Screening

September 29 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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       Title of Series: “Eastside Stories” Cindy Elizabeth’s new docu-series explores the lives and legacies of black and brown Austinites who have called East Austin their home. Throughout this series, Cindy documents the stories of these individuals by highlighting their day-to-day activities in a part of town with a constant-changing landscape as a result of gentrification and displacement. The series will premiere at allgo on Friday, September the 29th. The first episode features Bettie Mann, the first black…

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October 2017

“Bruising for Besos” Community Screening

October 1 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Resistencia Book Store, 4926 E. Cesar Chavez
Austin, 78702 United States
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  Bruising for Besos, written and directed by Adelina Anthony, produced and presented by AdeRisa Productions, Allgo Org and Red Salmon Arts. (Filmmakers, Adelina Anthony and Marisa Becerra, will be in attendance for this special community event.) Bruising for Besos: a charismatic Xicana seduces an alluring Puerto Rican woman only to find herself recreating a tumultuous past. Bruising for Besos world-premiered with Frameline Film Festival in 2016. In its first festival year it also played at domestic festivals such as Outfest, Qfilms, Cinefestival, Reel…

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Shame: The Ways We Hurt, Heal, and Find Peace

October 4 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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We invite our queer people of color community members to join us! Throughout so many of our discussions and conversations, the topic of shame has repeatedly resurfaced. For many of us QPOC who live at so many intersections, shame can often manifest in different forms, faces, and fears. And this can seep through so many layers of our lives—relationships, health, bodies, etc. So we want to take a moment to acknowledge and face the reality of shame in QPOC experiences.…

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Let’s Talk: Shame

October 4 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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  We invite our queer people of color community members to join us! Throughout so many of our discussions and conversations, the topic of shame has repeatedly resurfaced. For many of us QPOC who live at so many intersections, shame can often manifest in different forms, faces, and fears. And this can seep through so many layers of our lives—relationships, health, bodies, etc. So we want to take a moment to acknowledge and face the reality of shame in QPOC…

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Let’s Talk: Healing at Home

October 25 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

We invite our queer people of color community members to join us! Times of sickness can be hard on us, and often times healing can be difficult as we struggle to balance our healing with the obligations of our lives. Healing during times of sickness is different for each of us, and we all have our preferred ways of healing. We would like to hold this space as a place for QPOC to come together and share the many recepies,…

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November 2017

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration

November 2 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
allgo, 701 Tillery St.
Austin, 78702
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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 participants:  ena ganguly, Jesús Valles & Tabias Olajuawon 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.

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Navigating & Celebrating Identity Beyond Binaries as Queer & Trans POC

November 15 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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  We invite our queer people of color community members to join us! Creating safer spaces for queer and trans people of color helps make our communities stronger, more connected, and overall healthier than if these spaces were left unprotected. In the spirit of crafting spaces where marginalized identities within a marginalized community can have a platform to organize, discuss, and create change, we want to create a space where nonbinary QTPOC can come together to advocate for our health,…

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Holiday Gathering

November 29 @ 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM

We invite our queer people of color community members to join us! Between the many obligations of the season, as well as the changes in the weather, the holidays can be difficult times for many people within our communities. As such, we would like to invite our QPOC community members to allgo for a community Holiday Gathering, a time when we can come together to discuss the different ways the holidays can impact us, how we can support each other,…

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