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Las Hociconas Artist Showcase // Oakland

MAR8
Thu7:30 PM
MAR9
Fri7:30 PM

Studio Grand
3234 Grand Ave, Oakland, California 94610

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Studio Grand Oakland & Sarita Ocón present:

LAS HOCICONAS:
An Evening of Culminating Performances / Artist Showcase and Community Celebration
March 8th (International Womxn’s Day) and March 9th, 2018

DOORS OPEN AT 7:00PM / PERFORMANCES AT 7:30PM

Producing Lead Artist Sarita Ocón aims to reclaim this term and unapologetically create space for our collective of artists to live hella loud and proud, build creative tools, plant seeds of creative visions, and begin devising new works that reflect their experiences and communities.

*With the generous support of our funders, we are able to offer the program at no admission. Yes, FREE!! If you’d like to make a donation to the space and the project, you may do so at the following links: There is no reserved Seating for the event. It is first come, first serve. Recommended donation $5-35.

Join us for the culminating performance showcases of Las Hociconas Lab! Las Hociconas Lab Residency is a new theatre arts initiative designed to nurture a new generation of cis-gender womxn, queer, trans, and gender expansive artists of color voices in the Bay Area.

Our event is FREE and open to all! Donations welcomed at the door for continued support of the artists and Studio Grand.

Performances by: Tierra Allen, Layel Camargo, Erika Vivianna Céspedes, Jordan Maria Don, Alejandra Fernandez García, Katherine Garcia, Lauren Andrei Garcia, Lorena Lopez, Jasmine Milan Williams, Ciclady Rodriguez, April Silva, and Ashley Smiley.

Hocicona (oh-see-ko-na)
noun, adjective: big mouth, loud-mouth (who talks too much or says things which should not be said); refers to the big snout of an animal; a term used to negatively label womxn who dare to speak up for themselves

Producing Lead Artist Sarita Ocón aims to reclaim this term and unapologetically create space for our collective of artists to live hella loud and proud, build creative tools, plant seeds of creative visions, and begin devising new works that reflect their experiences and communities.

Las Hociconas Lab is supported by the California Arts Council’s​ Local Impact Grant, the Investing in Artists Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation, and the Beloved Community Fund from the Akonadi Foundation​. Our fiscal sponsors are Galería de la Raza and Latino Arts Network of California.

 

March 09 2018

Details

Date: 03/09/2018
Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: FREE
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Venue

Studio Grand

3234 Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA United States

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