Wednesday, November 7, 2007

SAN ANTO: Rebel Shamans: Indigenous Women Confront Empire -- NOV 15

Rebel Shamans:
Indigenous Women Confront Empire

A visual presentation with Max Dashu

Thursday, November 15, 7:00PM

Suggested Donation $5

Max Dashu of the Suppressed Histories Archives looks at how indigenous
women draw on cultural traditions and spiritual power to resist
colonization and challenge systems of domination. Featured women
include Kimba Vita (Congo), Maria Candelaria (Chiapas), Queen Nanny of
the Maroons (Jamaica), Toypurina (Tongva Nation, California), Lozen
(Apache Nation), and more.

Read more at:

Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes
Documentary film screening & plática

*Saturday, November 17, 3:00PM*
Free Admission
donations appreciated

This documentary by Byron Hurt takes an in-depth look at masculinity and
manhood in rap and hip-hop. Using interviews with performers and fans,
the film explores misogyny, violence, and homophobia in the hip hop
world and the complex intersections of culture, commerce, and gender.

In collaboration with ILL COMMUNICATION: A Hip Hop Conference.

Read about the film at:

Raul Salinas Tribute and Fundraiser
w/ Open Mic, Special Guests, Music,
Silent Auction, and Live Painting

Sunday, November 18, 4:00-8:00PM

Suggested Donation $5 /(o mas)/

Join us as we pay tribute to poet, human rights activist and native son
raulrsalinas in this community celebration. Born in San Antonio,
raulrsalinas is a veterano of Chicano literature and jazz/beat pioneer
whose writing and activism have earned him international recognition as
a spokesperson for a diversity of political causes. Come support Raul!!

Read more about Raul's ongoing work at:

Noche Azul de Esperanza:
"Cantos para los Muertos"

Wednesday, November 14, 7:00PM

$5 Suggested Donation

7:00PM Introduction with Altar, Comida & Calaveras
8:00PM Azul in Concert

Azul, local musician and buena gente de Esperanza, presents traditional
songs, stories, and images dedicated to the departed, focusing on the
indigenous roots of Dia de los Muertos. Bring ofrendas for the
community altar!


Hear Azul's music at:
http://www.myspace. com/azulmusica


We need your help with these and other upcoming events!
Can you volunteer some of your time at the above listed events?
Give us a call at 210.228.0201

mail to:


Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
922 San Pedro Ave . San Antonio TX 78212
(entrance on W Evergreen, 1/2 mile north of downtown)

Thanks to: