[act-ma] FREE Concert & Workshop on Gentrification TOMORROW (Apr 3rd) @ BU's CGSA!
evangreer at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 09:42:17 PDT 2012
evan greer here. just wanted to give you a heads up that i'm playing a
FREE show and offering an interactive workshop and discussion about LGBTQ
issues and gentrification at Boston University's Center for Gender,
Sexuality, and Actvism, tomorrow, Tuesday, April 3rd, 6pm workshop, 8pm
concert! This is my last show in Boston before heading out for a month long
tour of the West Coast so come if you can and please help spread the word.
Details for the event on facebook:
In solidarity for queer liberation and against colonization,
ABOUT THE EVENT:
*QUEERS AGAINST GENTRIFICATION
WORKSHOP & SHOW with EVAN GREER*
*Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012*
6pm - 9pm @ BU's CGSA
located in the basement of the GSU
Next to the Terrier Card Office.
775 Commonwealth Av, Boston, MA
*FREE and open to the public!*
Evan Greer is a radical, trans/genderqueer singer/songwriter, parent, and
community organizer. (S)he will be facilitating an workshop and performing
a FREE concert as part of BU's Genderfest 2012! This will be Evan's last
event in the Boston area before leaving for a month long tour of the West
Coast so don't miss it!
*6-7pm WORKSHOP: Queers Against Gentrification!*
This workshop focuses on the connections between gentrification in working
class communities and communities of color, and issues facing the LGBTQ
community. What has the role of white and middle class queer people,
students, artists, etc. been in the process of gentrification? Together
we'll explore the effects of displacement and find ways to address both
heterosexism and the newest form of colonization: gentrification.
*8-9pm MUSICAL PERFORMANCE*
High energy catchy queer riot-folk-pop-punk for liberation. Music to remind
you why you fight for justice, and that you're not the only one! Listen
"Evan Greer is an eloquent and energetic writer; (s)he reminds me of Phil
*--Howard Zinn, beloved historian*
"Evan Greer continues to write inspiring folk music in the tradition of the
great protest singers ... and (s)he's a heck of a guitar player."
*--Tom Morello, guitarist of Rage Against the Machine*
Evan Greer tours internationally as a songwriter and workshop facilitator
and has shared stages with artists as musically diverse as Pete Seeger,
Immortal Technique, Pamela Means, Boots Riley / The Coup, State Radio,
Holly Near, Against Me!, Emma's Revolution, Citizen Fish, Billy Bragg,
Chumbawamba, and Vicci Martinez (of NBC's "The Voice.") She leaves April
4th for the TINY FISTS TOUR with legendary riot-grrl cellist Bonfire
Madigan (Kill Rock Stars / K Records.)
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