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Mujeres de Maiz Presents: “Somos Medicina”

The women of color art collective, Mujeres de Maiz, presents “Somos Medicina,” a month-long series of intercultural, intergenerational, and interdisciplinary art events. They are celebrating their 11th Anniversary and 6th poetry and arts publication, in honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s Herstory month. Seven events and one group exhibit, will be happening throughout the month of March 2008, FREE and open to the public at historic community cultural center, Self Help Graphics & Art, Inc.

This monumental all woman production will be showcasing multi-media art, musical performances, independent films, along with holistic health workshops, and a roundtable discussion. Chicana veteran artists, community leaders, and emerging artists will be highlighting themes on women artistry, spirituality, native traditions, their relation to the earth, and urban reality. Read more after the jump!

“Somos Medicina” Event Itinerary:

-Gallery Opening: Sat 3/8 from 5pm – 7pm.
-Live Performances: Sat 3/8 at 7pm.
-Poetry Night: Thurs 3/13 at 7pm.
-Film Night: Fri 3/21 at 7pm.
-Self Defense Workshop: Sat 3/22 from 11am – 12:30pm.
-Mujer Mercado/Holistic Health Workshop: Sun 3/23 12pm – 6pm.
-Artist Platica: Wed 2/26 at 7pm.
-Mujer Musica Night: Sat 3/29 at 7pm.
-CLOSING CEREMONY: Sun 3/30 11am – 4pm.
3802 Cesar Chavez Ave
East Los Angeles, CA. 90063. For more information visit

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One Response to “Mujeres de Maiz Presents: “Somos Medicina””

  1. Karen Wong says:

    You’re being doing an excellent work among the community. We womens need to support each and until we don’t understand that fact, our society and our families are not going to be able to integrate.
    And We Are Medicine, yes we are.


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