Zami: A Circle of LGBTQ Cultural Performances & Conversations




This monthly gender and sexuality series seeks to energize community discourse regarding the intersections of sexuality, gender, race and human rights by bringing together artists, scholars, and community members to talk about their work as people committed to LGBTQ and feminist values and action


Zami: A Circle of LGBTQ Cultural Performances & Conversations at Busboys and Poets is named after the biomythography of AUDRELORDE, and seeks to honor her legacy as a fearless lesbian poet, author and educator.

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Events

May 1, 2013: Staceyann Chin (6:30pm | 14th & V)
June 4, 2013: Capital Pride Women’s Spoken Word (8:30pm | 5th & K)
July 27, 2013: Film screening of Tomboy and discussion facilitated by William & Mary Professor Leisa Meyer (6:00pm @ 5th & K)
September 28, 2013: Readings from a new play by Staceyann Chin (8pm @ 5th & K)
September 29, 2013: Second showing: Readings from a new play by Staceyann Chin (7pm @ Hyattsville)
October 22, 2013: Author Mattilda B. Sycamore discusses and signs her new book, The End of San Francisco (6:30pm @ 5th & K)
November 21, 2013: Jasbir Puar (6:30pm @ 5th & K)
February 27, 2014: DJ + Film Screening of American Reflexxx (7pm @ 14th & V)
March 12, 2014: Author Mindy Chateauvert discusses “Sex Workers Unite” (6:30PM @ 5th & K)
April 16, 2014: Tagg Magazine Fundraiser (7PM @ 14th & V)
May 19, 2014: Film screening of “Vow of Silence” followed by Q&A with filmmaker (6:30pm @ 5th & K)
June 2014: Capital Pride Women’s Spoken Word (8:30pm @ 5th & K)
August 7, 2014: A Reading Is Sexy Experience (6:30pm @ 5th & K)
August 14, 2014: Staceyann Chin (7pm @ 5th & K)
September 2014: Tha Nobodys (7pm @ 5th & K)
January 21, 2015: Live performances by Be Steady, Samantha G. and Huggie (7pm @ 5th & K)
February 26, 2015: Be Steadwell Live (7pm @ Brookland)
May 21, 2015: The CooLots Live (7pm @ Brookland)
June 9, 2015: Capital Pride Women’s Spoken Word (9pm @ 5th & K)
July 30, 2015: For Sizakele Author Event (7pm @ 5th & K)
December 17, 2015: Be Steadwell Live (7pm @ Takoma)
January 26, 2016: TWC Open Mic co-sponsored by ZAMI (7:30pm @ 5th & K)
February 10, 2016: Film Screening of VOW of Silence (7pm @ Hyattsville)

March 17, 2016: Evening with Chocolate City Burlesque and Cabaret (7pm @ Brookland)
March 21, 2016: THE COVEN Book Club (8pm @ 14th & V)

May 9, 2016: THE COVEN Book Club (8pm @ 14th & V)

May 9, 2016: TWC + ZAMI Open Mic (8pm @ 5th & K)

August 29, 2016: THE COVEN Book Club: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (8pm @ 14th & V)

September 15, 2016: A Conversation with Staceyann Chin (8:15pm @ 14th & V) $5 tickets



Staceyann Chin launches Zami: A Circle of LGBTQ Cultural Performances & Conversations at Busboys and Poets

Zami: A Circle of LGBTQ Cultural Performances & Conversations



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