Third Annual Word* Rock Sword, Toshi Reagon and Crew

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Third Annual Word* Rock Sword, Toshi Reagon and Crew

This past Sunday began the Toshi Reagon produced week long Word*Rock*& Sword, A festival exploration of Women's lives. From Sunday to Sunday, Sept 15—22, in various venues around the city, Reagon has orchestrated a diverse assembly of women who will run workshops and discussions in the arts, social issues and the intersection there of. The week culminates with concert at Le Poisson Rouge in the West Village, a mighty musical experience that you really do not want to miss.

The series of events runs as follows:


all photos Desdemona Burgin

TUESDAY, Sept. 16th 7pm to 9pm
We Who Believe in Freedom: A Conversation on Women, Criminalization and Justice.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Blvd  New York, NY 10037

FRIDAY Sept. 20th 7pm-9pm
The New Black, A documentary film by Director/Producer Yoruba Richen
Q and A with the director following screening.
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration 1368 Fulton St  New York, NY 11216

SATURDAY, Sept. 21st 9am-11am

SAFE & FREE, Movement and Meditation In Honor of the Equinox with Ola Ronke
Hipdhamma, Yoga and Meditation Studio. 375 Stuyvesant Avenue (near Decatur)

SATURDAY, September 21, 2013
Doors @6pm w/ DJ Tikka Masala – $20
Word*Rock*&Sword: A MUSICAL Celebration of Women’s Lives
le poisson rouge 158 Bleecker Street, NYC Buy tickets now

Featuring Nona Hendryx, Martha Redbone, KimberlyNichole, Christelle Durandy, Be Steadwell, Imani Uzuri, Toshi Reagon, Morley, Tamar-kali, Joan As Police Woman, Allison Miller, Ganessa James, Alex Nolan, Sue Hadjopoulos. DJ Tikka Masala, Abena Koomson, Arooj Aftab, Invincible Detroit, Judith Casselberry, KOKUMO, Jessica Care Moore.

Tickets on sale now.