THE 2ND ANNUAL ZERO TO FIERCE WOMAN'S FESTIVAL: AN OPPORTUNITY TO DISCOVER, INSPIRE, AND CREATE!
The 02F Festival, which runs from March 5th-11th, presents a week of fun, exciting, and provocative activities that will inspire our community to work, talk, and play together. There will be with a lunchbox series from Monday to Friday, a Convivial Symposium, International Women's Day Celebration, theater, music, panel discussions and art installations and more. Information here zerotofierce.com
Swing by for a delicious lunch and great entertainment.
Lunchbox Series: Monday, March 5 thru Friday, March 9 from noon to 1:30
Monday Open Michelle with The Brendas
Tuesday Marianne Pennecamp: One Immigrants Journey
Wednesday Joan Schirle talks Norwegian artist Norheim's Life-Boat project.
Thursday A Woman's Place is in her Home: Upcoming theater project
Friday: 500 years of feminism and colonialism with Dr. Cutcha Risling-Baldy
Make this a lunch break to remember!
O2F Fringe Theater Festival
5 shows, 2 days one low price $30
Thursday March 8 8pm & 9pm
8pm She Said (New York): a musical that chronicles one person's experience with rape and her choice to report the crime.
9pm When I die Leave the Balcony Open (Arcata/Spain):a lone woman in a land devastated by war
Friday March 9
10:30am Body Discourse (Eureka): an exploration on the nature of being in our bodies
8pm Win the War or Tell Me a Story (Blue Lake/Canada/Guatemela);A meditation on war, embodying universal themes of memory, longing, displacement and what it means to win.
9pm FRANK (Portland./New Zealand) America's ritzy, sophisticated songster and most entertaining entertainer invites you to partake in his interactive live "life retrospective."
Panels and Discussions
Monday March 5: 5:30pm Immigrant Women in Humboldt County
This session aims to celebrate different expressions of the daily life of the immigrant women in Humboldt, we'll be sharing the cultural challenges of our community: the use of language, the development of solidarity networks and the efforts to bring out the artistic expressions of our community.
We'll include information about the importance of the Sanctuary Law in the current times of social and political polarization. We'll finalize with poetry and songs from Latin America. The fee will be donate to support the Sanctuary Ordinance Initiative in Humboldt County.
Tuesday March 6 :5pm Racial Equity and Safety:
Join us for a discussion about the safety of women in our community. We will talk about what has been working and discuss concerns and possible solutions. This will be a cross generational event with the panelists including HSU students and community activists. Moderator: Leah Fukunaga
Thursday March 8: International Women's Day:
8:30am: coffee, edibles and a wee walkabout..then get back to work!
Friday March 9: 5:30pm Women Activists; From the Women's March to #MeToo
An inspiring line-up of creative, passionate women activists will share perspectives on how they are working to make our community and our world a better place by activating others to join them. Panelist: Julie Fulkerson, Elizabeth Conner, Savanah McCarty, Chanté Marie-Catt, and Paula Arrowsmith-Jones
Saturday March 10: 2pm Practicing Radical Self Care:
Practitioners from all aspects of mind-body-spirit health and wellness will talk about the value of practicing radical self-care, the notion that one takes care of oneself first before trying to take care of others. How often do women forsake their own health and wellness for the sake of taking care of everyone else?
Panelists: Nicole Nada, Aria Simpson, Jerryl Lynn Rubin, Peggy Profant, Diana Nunes Mizer
Moderator Carlisle Douglas
Friday March 9 6pm WILPF Celebration
Let Women's Voices Light Up the World! ~ community sing along led by Jan Bramlett & Leslie Quinn, plus Raging Grannies. Special Speaker: Sara Obenauer, HSU Lecturer of Women's & Native American Studies.
Friday March 9: 6-9pm Creamery District Night Market
Explore the Creamery District artists and artisans
Saturday March 10: 9 - 11pm
Don't miss the O2F Cabaret!
Emcees Jacqueline Dandeneau and Sarah McKinney will guide you through an evening of madcap comedy, musical stylings and outrageous fun.
Sunday March 11: 2pm Just Like Us
A staged reading of the play written by Karen Zacarias, one of the of the most widely produced Latina playwrights in America. Just Like Us explores the struggles facing documented and undocumented Latina teenage girls in contemporary America posing difficult, yet essential questions about what makes us American. A question and answer will follow.
There are so many events make sure to visit the website and print out a guide www.zerotofierce.com