March Forth! A Spoken Word Celebration of Female Empowerment
This Women’s History Month, come to the Skirball for its second annual celebration of women who march forth. In the face of adversity, these women find their voices, inspiring diverse communities to work together for a more just, inclusive, and equitable society. This year’s program features dynamic performances from some of the finest female spoken word artists and musicians in California.
Featured performers include:
Alyesha Wise (2014 Hollywood Grand Slam Champion and two-time finalist at Women of the World Poetry Slam)
Aman Batra (2016 Hollywood Slam Team Member at Da Poetry Lounge)
Chingona Fire (a Latina feminist poetry collective featuring Yesika Salgado and Angela Aguirre)
Terisa Siagatonu (granted a Champion of Change Award by President Obama in 2012)
Sariyah Idan (New York–bred and Los Angeles–based singer-songwriter, who combines jazz, folk, hip-hop, soul, dub, reggae, and klezmer)
Presented cabaret-style with cocktails and snacks available for purchase.
Friday, March 3
Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90049
About the sponsor:
The mission of the Skirball Cultural Center is to explore the connections between four thousand years of Jewish heritage and the vitality of American democratic ideals. It seeks to welcome and inspire people of every ethnic and cultural identity in American life. Guided by respective memories and experiences, together they aim to build a society in which everyone can feel at home.