ATX CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2018
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Celebrate INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY -- the Austin way -- with a night of music and movement-building! Featured Bands are Paula Maya, Mafaro Marimba, Leti Garza and Julie Slim. Showcasing an eclectic mix of original works and covers reflecting the music of Brazil, Africa, France, the Middle East and several Pan American countries, we will connect our stories to those of millions of women around the globe in a rally cry for womens equality.
All-girl all-vinyl DJ collective Chulita Vinyl will join to spin an opening set. Local women's wellness expert Dr. Deb Kern will emcee and speakers Olga Campos and Cristina Tzintzún will share their stories. Tonya Pennie of Lannaya Drum and Dance Ensemble will offer an African dance workshop.
All ages and all genders welcome and encouraged to attend!
This event is BYOB!!! Local food truck Cazamance will be on-site the entire night offering up their own delicious twist on West African eats for hungry dancers! Austin Eastciders will pass out samples of their favorite hard cider flavors.
Please come prepared for a barefoot experience -- the host venue kindly requests that you remove your shoes when entering the indoor portion of the event. Shoe racks will be provided.
The Line Up:
6:00 PM Doors Open!! Tickets will be available at the door for $15.
6:30-7:15 Chulita Vinyl
7:15-7:25 Grounding Exercise offered by Emcee Deb Kern
7:25-8:10 Band: Mafaro Marimba
8:10-8:25 Chulita Vinyl
8:30-8:40 Speaker: Olga Campos Benz
8:40-9:25 Band: Julie Slim and RendezVous
9:25-9:40 African Dance Workshop offered by Tonya Pennie of Lannaya Drum & Dance Ensemble
9:45-9:55 Speaker: Cristina Tzintzun
9:55-10:40 Band: Leti Garza
11:00-11:45 Band: Paula Maya
Rattletree School of Marimba (View)
2401 Thornton Rd #3, Austin, TX 78704
Austin, TX 78704
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|