Ladyfest Deep South 2011 will be held on April 15 through 17 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama!!
Friday will feature Kin4Life in an all-day event beginning with an afternoon workshop followed later that evening with a concert. Kin4Life has recently released a track on homophobia and violence, and they have been touring college campuses to educate groups about homophobia, misogyny, and violence in hip hop. They were featured on an episode of In the Life, a PBS documentary series, which PBS ran for 2 months this past summer (given heightened attention to school violence). Since then, they have been screening the episode and facilitating a Q & A to educate different campus groups about the importance of defying stereotypes.
Saturday will feature a multiple band showcase at different locations throughout Tuscaloosa all-day and all night, as well as, an informal feminist picnic in the park! There will also be some scheduled Consciousness-Raising groups that day with times and locations TBA.
Sunday will feature an arts and crafts expo with multiple artists performing throughout the day and into the evening, as well as, different feminist workshops (specific details TBA)! Vendors will be present with cool goods!
ALL DAY – Day of Silence (to be broken that evening by Kin4Life)
1pm-3pm – University of Alabama campus: FREE event – screening of PBS’s In The Life episode featuring Kin4Life, followed by Q & A with Kin4Life’s IQ + Nor, ten Hoor 125
9pm – Kin4Life Concert at L&N Train Station!
1pm-5pm – Multiple Band Showcase at Oz Music
2:30pm – Informal Picnic at Snow Hinton Park
9pm-2am – Multiple Band Showcase at Green Bar
Noon-2am – Art and Craft Expo with Multiple Artist Performances and Feminist Workshops at the Grace Aberdeen Habitat Alchemy lot in downtown Tuscaloosa
Ladyfest Logo Contest – Congrats to Lisa Berra this year’s winner of the Ladyfest Logo Contest!! Her logo is featured to the left.
Ladyfest 1st Call Out – Call-Out For: Organizers, Volunteers, Performers, & Participants
- Date: Wednesday, December 15th
- Time: 7:30pm (doors open at 7)
- Place: Little Willie’s, Downtown Tuscaloosa
Calling All Ladyfest Deep South 2011 Volunteers – Volunteer sign-up and assignments
- When & Where:
- Tuesday, February 1 @ 5:00 pm in Manly Hall 102
- Wednesday, February 2 @ 2:30 pm in ten Hoor 116
- Who: UA faculty, staff, students, Tuscaloosa community, . . . EVERYONE!!!
Co-founder and Executive
Co-founder and Executive
Executive and UA Faculty Representative
Public Relations & Social Netwoking Executive
Vendors & Workshop Coordinator
Finance & Accounting
Perez- Fisher, Maria