Category Archives: Los Angeles

AF3IRM hosts a night of music and liberation with Ana Tijoux, Shadia Mansour, Maya Jupiter and Ceci Bastida

LOS ANGELES--The women of AF3IRM are proud to present FREEDOM DREAMS: A Transnational Musical Dialogue, with intimate performances by Chilean emcee Ana Tijoux, the First Lady of Arab Hip Hop Shadia Mansour, Artivist Entertainment founder emcee Maya Jupiter, and Tijuana-born singer-songwriter Ceci Bastida. This Sunday, these dynamic performers will take to the stage in Los Angeles and also join in conversations around liberation and social justice. This latest Freedom Dreams show  is part of AF3IRM’s strategy for genuine liberation. It builds off previous cultural productions, workshops, and events that have brought in local and international artists … Continue Reading ››

Freedom Dreams: A Transnational Musical Dialogue

FREEDOM DREAMS: a transnational musical dialogue Featuring special intimate performances by Ana Tijoux + Shadia Mansour + Maya Jupiter + Ceci Bastida with DJ Francesca Harding and DJ Beca G of Sessions LA Presented by AF3IRM Sunday, May 28, 8pm Zebulon LA, 2478 Fletcher Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90039 $25 presale / Event is 18+ Ticket info coming soon - join our email list to get ticket info first! For more info: freedomdreams@af3irm.org “Progressive social movements do not simply produce statistics and narratives of oppression; rather, the best ones do what great poetry always does: transport us … Continue Reading ››

Revolutionary Motherhood: A Mother’s Day Celebration, Gathering, and Discussion with Movement Mamas

Join AF3IRM Los Angeles in our 2nd annual celebration, dialogue, and sharing amongst mothers. Mother's Day, originally an anti-war call, is the perfect time for us to gather, strategize, and build in this time of fascism. Revolutionary Motherhood A Mother's Day Celebration, Gathering, and Discussion with Movement Mamas Thursday, May 18th, 2017 977 1/2 Chung King Road, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Chinatown) FB Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/284543068626129/ For more info, contact: losangeles@af3irm.org PLEASE RSVP and also provide the ages of the children you are bringing. We will have political education for the children while the mamas … Continue Reading ››

Freedom Dreams: Shadia Mansour & Martha Gonzalez in Conversation

LOS ANGELES-- As part of AF3IRM Los Angeles' ongoing theory building process, we invite you join us for a intimate conversation and performance with Shadia Mansour, “the first lady of Arabic hip-hop”, and Dr. Martha Gonzalez, Chicana Artivista and Scholar, to learn and explore how a female Arab Hip-Hop MC is resisting against the Politics of fear by articulating our imaginaries of liberation through music. We are living in a critical moment: Fascism and Xenophobia are becoming a trend globally, police are becoming militarized and military response to conflicts is being normalized, people are dehumanized for simply … Continue Reading ››

Join AF3IRM for International Women’s Day and Women’s Month!

We invite you to join AF3IRM for our events for International Women's Day and for the rest of Women's Month! We are proud to be able to present the International Women's Day March in Los Angeles for the third year in a row and to participate in the International Women's Strike. We will also have  a noise demo in solidarity with all immigrants in the San Francisco Bay Area. See our calendar below for more information.

2017 International Women's Day and Women's Month Calendar

Wednesday, March 1st South Bay - Los Angeles (CA) | … Continue Reading ››