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March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Sister Spit Tour 2018: QTPOC Cruising the West

SISTER SPIT TOUR 2018: QTPOC Cruising the West
🌙An evening of provocation, feelings, analysis, astrology & shade🌙
Friday, March 2nd 7pm
Location ArtX Long Beach
Co-hosted by The LGBTQ Center of Long Beach and ArtExchange – ArtX
In 2018 Sister Spit celebrates its 21st year on the road with stops in California, Arizona and New Mexico from March 2 – March 15 (homecoming @ The STUD), featuring 7 EXCEPTIONAL artists shaping the culture as we know it rn:
🌙Mari Naomi
🌙Jamal Lewis
🌙Juliana Delgado Lopera
🌙Wo Chan
🌙jayy dodd
🌙Virgie Tovar &
🌙Andrea Abi-Karam
Some history:
The tour began in San Francisco in the 1990s as a weekly, girls-only open mic that was an alternative to the misogyny-soaked poetry open mics popular around the city at that time. Sister Spit became the first all-girl poetry roadshow at the end of the 90s, and toured regularly with such folks as Eileen Myles, Beth Lisick and Nomy Lamm.

The tour was revived as Sister Spit: The Next Generation in 2007. In this next incarnation, out of respect to the changing gender landscape of our queer communities, the tour welcomed artists of all genders, including Chinaka Hodge, Dorothy Allison and Justin Vivian Bond. Sister Spit 2018 marks a new chapter in the tour’s history.

As Radar Productions, the non-profit that houses Sister Spit, has shifted its vision toward Queer & Trans People of Color (QTPOC) specifically, so too has the tour shifted lineup and style.
Consider supporting Sister Spit’s GoFundMe campaign. Proceeds go directly to off-setting costs for artists, the van, gas, hotels and insurance: https://www.gofundme.com/qtpoc-cruising-the-west-tour


March 2
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The Art Exchange
356 E. 3rd st
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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