At Posing Beauty, VMFA
“In Black Hair Flag, the battle flag of the Confederacy is sewn through with black fibers; cornrows make the stripes, Bantu knots form the stars of the Stars and Stripes. The hybrid design that emerges asserts the presence of black people in the making of American modernity.”
We are again seeking volunteers for RVA Latches On! (formerly the Big Latch On) on August 2. If you’d like to volunteer for this event, you can sign up here via this Sign-up Genius We’re looking forward to a great event again this year! Please share this email within your circles, particularly when there is an opportunity for people to pick up community service hours for volunteer efforts. Help us spread the word! The official Facebook Event Page for this event is here: http://bit.ly/RVALatchesOn. Help spread the word by joining this event and sharing it within your social media networks. Even if people do not attend, visibility means that breastfeeding is highlighted as an important issue in the community.
POLITICAL BODIES (80 min, USA)
Political Bodies, winner of *Best Documentary Feature* at the Austin Film Festival, is premiering in RICHMOND at The Richmond International Film Festival on Friday, February 28th at 6:30PM at the VA Historical Society. Political Bodies covers footage and interview from the 2012 VA War on Women. Not only is this THE opportunity to see this amazing film that is so personal to so many of us…. additionally this night includes a panel discussion, exhibit and a social evening!Tickets can be purchased online: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/559692Select: Fri Feb 28, 2014 6:30PM and Panel & Screening at VHSor by phone at the RIFF Ticket Line 804-219-0675*Screening will be followed by 30 min Q&A/Panel with filmmakers*** Special exhibit of relics and memorabilia from the planning of the actions of the Spring of 2012, the protests themselves, and the arrests that followed will be on display for this event. The VA Historical Society has also accepted artifacts as permanent donation to the museum for all to see in future years to come. ***** Immediately following the event please join fellow Reproductive Rights advocates and activists to reminisce, network, and scheme while enjoying a beverage or bite at Selba (2416 W. Cary Street). As extra incentive to come out - it is for an incredible cause!! KATE BUSH the RRFP Bowlathon team and BABES for RRFP have arranged for 10% of our sales to the Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project!! Mo DeBree, rhythm & blues… rock & soul, will entertain our ears and dance bodies ***