New Orleans Loving Festival

The New Orleans Loving Festival presents poet Sonia Sanchez and contributors to Mixed Company

The New Orleans Loving Festival presents an evening with Sonia Sanchez along with contributors to Mixed Company from 6 – 8 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, at Le Musée de f.p.c. (2336 Esplanade Ave.). Sonia Sanchez is an African-American poet most often associated with the Black Arts Movement. She has written more than a dozen The New Orleans Loving Festival presents poet Sonia Sanchez and contributors to Mixed Company

New Orleans Loving Festival – WAITED FOR

Please join us for the New Orleans premiere of WAITED FOR by Nerina Penzhorn. WAITED FOR interweaves three stories of South African lesbians who adopt across racial lines. The documentary explores the ways in which these queer families challenge and are challenged by the traditional hierarchies of race and heterosexism that are still deeply entrenched New Orleans Loving Festival – WAITED FOR

MIXED MESSAGES.3 & POP!

MIXED MESSAGES.3 – Multiracial Identity, Past & Present GALLERY OPENING & RECEPTION FEATURED ARTISTS: Beatriz “Soco” OCampo, Beryl Johns, Bottletree, Brian Cirmo, Carl Joe Williams, Donte K. Hayes, Ernest Littles, Haylee Anne, Heather Muntzer, J Knoblach, Muffin Bernstein, Joseph Anthony Pearson, Marlena Smith, Soraya Jean-Louis McElroy, and Tasleem Khan. GALLERY HOURS: Tuesday through Friday 1:00pm MIXED MESSAGES.3 & POP!

New Orleans Loving Festival – HAFU

Please join us for a New Orleans Premiere Screening! HAFU: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan by Megumi Nishikura & Lara Perez Takagi The film follows the lives of five “hafus”–the Japanese term for people who are half-Japanese–as they explore what it means to be multiracial and multicultural in a nation that once proudly proclaimed itself New Orleans Loving Festival – HAFU

New Orleans Loving Festival – The Loving Project: E-RACE

Please join the New Orleans Loving Festival for a free film screening of “THE LOVING PROJECT: E-RACE” a dynamic dance/theater/music performance that explores interracial marriages and nontraditional partnerships through historical and present-day perspectives. This timely and relevant work offers reflections on racism, sexism, and gender bias, and highlights aspects of union that make partnership between New Orleans Loving Festival – The Loving Project: E-RACE

Mixed Messages.2

Please join Press Street for a Gallery Opening & Reception for “MIXED MESSAGES.2 – Multiracial Identity Past and Present.” Featured Artists: Katrina Andry, Yvette Boteler, Keith Duncan, Horton Humble, E. Paul Julien, Elizabeth Kleinveld, Soraya Jean-Louis McElroy, Susan O’Connor, Aubrey Roemer, Paige Valente, and Christopher Porche West.  Curated by Jerald L. White and Beryl Johns.  Admission Mixed Messages.2