NATIVE. HOMELAND. EXILE. Five New Orleans Women of Color Writers Capture The Coming Of Age In America’s New South. “A thousand camera flashes light the way as Black Indians dance even to the grave.” – J. Hilt “Sometimes the only way to rid yourself of an abomination is to bury it.” – A. Citchens “Teeming … New Orleans Loving Festival – NATIVE. HOMELAND. EXILE.
Please Join Us On LOVING DAY! We’re celebrating the diversity of families in our community with an ice cream social and gallery opening for the photography exhibit “Of Many Colors.” We’re also honoring and the legacy of RICHARD & MILDRED LOVING, the interracial couple whose 1967 landmark civil rights lawsuit “Loving v. Virginia” ended all … New Orleans Loving Festival – LOVING DAY CELEBRATION
Please join Press Street and the New Orleans Loving Festival for MIXED MESSAGES.4 – a group art exhibition about race, racism and the multiracial experience. GALLERY OPENING & RECEPTION Saturday, June 7th Press Street’s Antenna Gallery 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm FEATURED ARTISTS James Edward Bates, Bottletree, Janet Boyd, Luisa Dantas, Jeri Hilt, Soraya Jean-Louis … New Orleans Loving Festival – MIXED MESSAGES.4
Please join us for NOLA JCS – a monthly Japanese film series hosted by the Japan Society of New Orleans, with support from NOLA Anime, Café Istanbul, Press Street, JETAA NOLA and Charitable Film Network. HAFU: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan by Megumi Nishikura & Lara Perez Takagi The film follows the lives of five … NOLA Japanese Cinema Series – 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
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