The MAMI MARKET is an all-day marketplace featuring goods for sale by local womxn-identified//qtpoc artists and entrepreneurs, a lineup of DJ sets, discussions, and workshops. Organized with love by BALTI GURLS, Browntourage, Ladin Awad, Top Rank Magazine, POWRPLNT, and the MAMI Curatorial Team. For*Us*By*Us* This event is presented as part of MAMI, on view at Knockdown Center from August 6 – September 4, 2016.
**LEVEL UP YOUR 2-STEP: Aural blessings by DJ Trillnatured, DJ Selam and Jaqi Sparro
**BE THE STAR OF YOUR OWN LIFE: Green Screen photo opp, courtesy of POWRPLNT
BALTI GURLS in Conversation- An open discussion facilitated by Baltimore-based WOC arts collective Balti Gurls, in collaboration with Mami Market vendors, collectives, and guests about the politics of “safe space.” Does it exist?//How can it function?//Can it be achieved?
SMART GIRL CLUB presents: “A Miidnight Summer’s Dream: Goddess, Siren, Nymph”, a healing workshop. Smart Girl Club is an urban feminist collective based in the arts and community outreach. Founded by Destiny Frasqueri and Milah Libin, Smart Girl Club aims to empower women of all shapes, sizes, colors, sexualities, and orientations by focusing on creative collaboration and celebration between women. For it’s third time, SGC will host a healing workshop led by Destiny and Milah. This workshop will be a light, sweet & intoxicating afternoon of activities such as elemental magic healing, Fairy Magick, Goddess Worship, Self Love, Color & Sound Therapy. Ethereal, Goddess, Witchy Attire is encouraged.
**$5 suggested donation. RSVP AT witchesofhealingrsvp@gmail
TOP RANK MAGAZINE Live Podcast Episode: A conversation with writer Doreen St. Felix, Arianna Gil (brujas) + Ryann Holmes (bklyn boihood), hosted by Isabel Flower and Marcel Rosa-Salas.
Soul line dance workshop taught by the one and only Empire City Line Dancers. You will learn the latest line dances from around the US, danced to current and classic R&B music. Great introductory workshop for first timers!
Performance by Shea Boogie Mizrahi